QING DYNASTY, DAOGUANG MARK AND PERIOD (1821-1850)
The pale beige soapstone is of square section with slightly chamfered corners framing the flat top. The seal base is carved with the characters ‘Daoguang Zhibao’ 道光之寶 in archaic script.
The Emile Guimet Collection, Inventory Reference No. EG 2029, indicating the date of acquisition between1905 to 1913