Mountain Forest Idler

Shanlin xianren (山林閒人) means something like “mountain forest idler” with shanlin also having the meaning of a place where a hermit lives and xianren having the meaning of someone who is unoccupied or unconcerned. Chinese language chop with four white characters counter-clockwise from top right.

  • Inscription: 山林閒人
  • Pinyin: shanlin xianren
  • Collection: Renee Lin
  • Material: white calcite
  • Carver’s mark: 山林閒人。 魯可思。 二0一三。
  • Size: 1.4 x 1.2 cm.
  • Date: August 2013
  • Registry: cs274

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