cs144

Chinese seal 144Shipi 石癖 means “crazy about rocks” but, more auspiciously phrased but less literally, “a love for rocks and stones.” This phrase is used, in particular, by collectors of chops. Chinese language seal with two white characters from right to left. Image is not to scale.

  • Inscription: 石癖
  • Pinyin: shi pi
  • Collection: Lu Kesi
  • Material: black soapstone
  • Size: 1.4 x 1.9 cm.
  • Date: 2010
  • Registry: cs144