Yilun (意侖) is used phonetically for the sound of the English name “Ellen” and with the meaning in Chinese of “coherent ideas.” Chinese language chop with two red characters from right to left. The stone, one of a set of two, was provided by the owner. It has a qi dragon knob with the tail going into a gourd in relief on the side.
- Inscription: 意侖
- Pinyin: yilun
- Collection: Ellen Carlin
- Material: iron oxide red Chinese stone with greenish areas
- Carver’s mark: 意侖 Yilun “Ellen” for Ellen Carlin By Lukesi Feb 2013
- Size: 2.4 x 2.4 cm.
- Date: February 2013
- Registry: cs264