Chinese seal 059 Qiaomo 喬墨 is one of the owner’s pen-names. Chinese language seal with two red characters from right to left. Image is not to scale.

  • Inscription: 喬墨
  • Pinyin: qiao mo
  • Collection: Qiao Jinzheng [Sam Chiao]
  • Material: plastic
  • Carver’s mark: 魯
  • Size: 2.5 x 2.5 cm.
  • Date: March 2009
  • Registry: cs059

Mr. Chiao purchased this in Taiwan thinking that it was stone, with a well-made lion on the top. When I cut into it I realized it had been cast in plastic [I did not tell Mr. Chiao].