Lukesi Weilian

Lukesi Weilian Lukesi Weilian (魯可思威廉) is Chinese for “William Lucas.” A Chinese language chop with five characters, the first three in white from top to bottom on the right and the last two in red from top to bottom on the left.

Koshin

Koshin Koshin (拱辰) is the owner’s Buddhist name in Japanese; Yamada Setsuko, as recorded in the carver’s mark, is the owner’s maiden name. Japanese language chop with two white characters from right to left.

Miki

Miki English language chop with the first letter of “Miki” in red on the left and the other three characters in white from top to bottom on the right.

Tanokura

Tanokura Tanokura 田野倉 is the family name of the seal owner. Japanese language chop with three white characters clockwise from upper right. Miki Tanokura is a calligrapher and seal carver living in Tokyo, Japan. She has studied at the National Art Academy in Hangzhou, PRC.

Gan Yongchang

Gan Yongchang Gan Yongchang (甘泳嫦) is the owner’s Chinese name. Chinese language chop with three red characters from top to bottom. Sylvia Leung wanted another larger version of a seal previously made for her (cs256) with her Chinese name Gan Yongchang.

Gan Yongchang

Gan Yongchang Gan Yongchang (甘泳嫦) is the owner’s Chinese name. Chinese language chop with three red characters counter-clockwise from top right. Three characters are made to look like four with the bottom character taking up as much space as the top two (top right, top left, and one character across the bottom).

Wei Zheyang

Wei Zheyang Wei Zheyang (威哲揚) is the Chinese name of Portland State University Professor Stephen Wadley. Chinese language chop with three red characters counterclockwise from right. Commissioned by Carol Gwo as a present for her professor. Carol supplied a box which she already owned and asked me to cut a stone to fit.

Lin Qianhe

Lin Qianhe Lin Qianhe (林千鶴) is the Chinese name of the owner of the chop with the family name Lin (林) in red in the top right, and her personal name Qianhe (千鶴) in two red characters with the first in the lower right and the second filling the left half of the design.

Lin

Lin Lin (林) is the seal owner’s family name. Chinese language chop with one white character.