One Acre Gardener

One Acre Gardener

Shimuyuanding (十畝園丁) means “someone who gardens ten mu.” One mu is about 1/6 of an acre but I’ve rounded it down to one acre for the English title. Chinese language chop with four white characters from top to bottom and right to left.

  • Inscription: 十畝園丁
  • Pinyin: shimuyuanding
  • Collection: Renee Lin
  • Material: white calcite
  • Carver’s mark: 十畝園丁。魯。
  • Size: 1.2 x 1.3 cm.
  • Date: August 2013
  • Registry: cs275