Chinese Carved Shoushan Stone Chop Stamp With Ram & Incised Calligraphy

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**Free shipping. A heavy stone seal chop from the mountainous area of Shoushan know for it's special stone. This oval form seal is topped with a smoothly carved figure of a horned ram, with incised Chinese characters on the body - a written verse.
Shoushan stone is quarried from a mountain called Shoushan in northern Fuzhou. With a soft, smooth surface and variegated colours, this stone is an ideal material for carving. During the Yuan and Ming (1271-1644), Shoushan stone became popular for seal carving for the imperial families/gentry.
Signed with engraved calligraphy. Stamp on underside.
Condition is very good with typical expected very minor surface wear.
Mid 20th. Century.
Today these objects are collected and displayed.

3" tall x 2" x 1 1/8".
1/2 pound.

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