Be Happy

Be Happy

Zhikeziyi (只可自怡) means something like “the only thing to do is make yourself happy.” Chinese language chop with four white characters counter-clockwise from top right. This phrase was used on a chop by Gao Shiqi (1645-1703).

  • Inscription: 只可自怡
  • Pinyin: zhikeziyi
  • Collection: Renee Lin
  • Material: white calcite
  • Carver’s mark: 只可自怡。魯。
  • Size: 1.2 x 1.1 cm.
  • Date: August 2013
  • Registry: cs279