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Soapstone seal signed San Qiao, 1525, Ming Dynasty, Jiajing Period (1522 - 1567), Wen Peng (1498 or 1499 - 1573) (carver), Su Shun (active c. 1488 - c. 1525) (owner), soapstone, 6 x 2.27 x 2.1 cm (height x width x depth). Presented by E. H. North, 1970. EA1970.49. © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

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Soapstone seal signed San Qiao (side)© Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

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Soapstone seal signed San Qiao (top)© Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford 

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Soapstone seal signed San Qiao (bottom)© Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford 

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Soapstone seal signed San Qiao (front, seal impression)© Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford