cs185

Chinese seal 185 Bugou 不夠 means “not enough.” Chinese language seal with two red characters from right to left inside the white outline of a pomegranate. Image is not to scale.

  • Inscription: 不夠
  • Pinyin: bu gou
  • Collection: Diana Unterspan
  • Material: Chinese stone (pyrophyllite?), reddish with black and white streaks
  • Carver’s mark: 魯可思
  • Size: 1.7 x 1.6 cm.
  • Date: October 2010
  • Registry: cs185

The stone was purchased in China and given to me as a gift. A qilin? is carved into the top of the stone (coiled lion or dragon head with long feather-like tail).