ephemera

Chop, chop!

Ok, so I’ve been a little orientally fixated of late, but who can blame me? This is a bronze seal or ‘chop’ that was used to authenticate documents.

I don’t know anything about this – it’s age or where it originated. All I know is that I am fascinated by the lines and shapes:

If anyone can translate this, or has some knowledge of these types of chop, please let me know…

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