Overlaid Snuff bottle with Dragon Fish, very decorative.

Most attractive overlaid Snuff bottle with Dragon Fish

Most attractive overlaid snuff bottle with Dragon-fish chasing small fish.

Subtle colors of black on green against white background. At the reverse is a flower motif and seals by the artist: Fu shan weng.
42 x 32 x 58 mm (without stopper). Metal stopper, very good condition.

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Early Sammy Davies Jr. Autograph on Movie Still. CoA

Sammy Davis Junior: b/w movie still used to announce the TV premiere in Berlin on Aug. 3rd, 1974.
Signed Color Photo: Peace + Love Sammy Davis Jr.Size: 6,2 x 8,4 inches. The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Samuel George Sammy Davis, Jr. (1925 –1990) was an American entertainer. He was a dancer, singer, multi-instrumentalist (vibraphone, trumpet, and drums), impressionist, comedian, convert to Judaism, and Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor. He was a member of the 1960s Rat Pack, which was led by his old friend Frank Sinatra, and included fellow performers Dean Martin, Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford.

By age seven he had made his film debut in the Vitaphone short Rufus Jones for President (1933) opposite Ethel Waters.After army service during WWII, he was signed by Decca records in 1951 after a triumphant engagement at Ciro’s nightclub in Hollywood. By the mid-50s Davis’ career was in full swing.

In 1955 he made his feature film debut as Fletcher Henderson in The Benny Goodman Story. In Otto Preminger’s 1959 lavish film version of Porgy and Bess, he used his lithe, wiry body, snake-like grace and insinuating, seductive drawl to create an almost definitive portrayal of the drug dealer, Sportin’ Life……

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Leisure Seal by Zhou Xu 周旭

Leisure Seal by Zhou Xu

 

Chinese leisure seal by Zhou Xu 周旭, beige-grey stone with 8 characters as actual seal: 醉盡花柳,賞窮江山 zui jin hua liu shang qiong jiang shan (the drunken, exhausted flowers and willow trees reward the poor rivers and mountains).

28 x 29 x 40 mm. Good condition. Side engraving with details.

Zhou Xu was born in 1950.

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Antique Chinese Jade with Foo Lion

Antique Chinese Jade with Foo Lion

Antique Chinese jade carving depicting a squatting Foo lion. Strong expression, hand carved, good work.

Green jade with brown spots. The carvings is from the beginning of last century.

60 x 41 x 41 mm, 148 gram, good condition.

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Early Otto Klemperer Autograph. Hand-signed Photo Card. CoA

Early Otto Klemperer Autograph. Hand-signed Photo Card. CoA

Conductor Otto Klemperer: Portrait Photo as Photo-postcard (Photo: Mahrenholz, Berlin). Hand-signed by Otto Klemperer.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Otto Klemperer (1885 – 1973) was a German-born conductor and composer. He is widely regarded as one of the leading conductors of the 20th century.

He enhanced his reputation as a champion of new music, playing a number of new works, including Leoš Janacek’s From the House of the Dead, Arnold Schoenberg’s Erwartung, Igor Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex, and Paul Hindemith’s Cardillac.

In 1933, once the Nazi Party had reached power, Klemperer, who was Jewish, left Germany and moved to the United States. In the U.S. he was appointed Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.

Following the end of World War II, Klemperer returned to Continental Europe to work at the Budapest Opera (1947-1950).

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Chinese Leasure Seal by Su Bai 苏白刻

Chinese Leasure Seal by Su Bai

Chinese seal by Su Bai

Attractive leisure seal, slim, greenish stone with artful carving of the characters:

看尽名山行万里 kan jin ming shan xing wan li (a long journey after extensively viewing famous mountains)

Side engraving: 苏白刻
Su Bai was and important seal carver and member oft he Xiling seal-carver society.

30 x 4 x 49 mm, good condition.

More old Chinese seals: HERE

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Chinese Seals at collect.at available again

 

After recently all our seals (the fourth time so far) have been sold out we start to list good seals again, like this Huang Shiling Leisure Seal

Chinese seal by Huang Shiling
Chinese seal by Huang Shiling

Attractive, green Shou-Shan-stone, engraved by the important seal carver Huang Shiling 黄士陵 (1849-1908).

As actual seal 8 characters have been carved: Guang Xu ershiyi-nian jin shi  光绪二十一年进士 (passed the Imperial exams in the 21st year of the reign of Emperor Guang Xu [1896]).

Side engraving with dedication to a certain Mr. Xue Cen  雪岑先生属士陵.

15 x 15 x 60 mm, good condition.

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Old Chinese Jade Seal with 2 Engravings

Old Chinese Jade Seal with 2 Engravings.


Chinese Jade seal

 

Old Chinese Jade Seal. Greenish-grey Jade seal with engravings at both ends, one concave, one convex.

20 x 20 (16 x 16) x 59 mm. 49 gram, fine condition.

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Chinese Leisure Seal by Hu Binshan 胡鼻山篆刻

Chinese Leisure Seal by Hu Binshan


Antique Chinese Seal by Hu Binshan

 

Desirable antique Chinese seal by the important seal carver Hu Binshan 胡鼻山.

Ochre stone seal with Foo-lion as handle. 4 characters are engraved as actual seal: 晚翠亭长 wan cui ting chang ( the evening is green like Jade, the pavillon stands steadily).

Side inscription: 癸酉三月,新购晚翠亭,匊鄰因製是印

27 x 26 x 50 mm, good condition.

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Antique Chinese Toggle: Two Toads on a Bumpkin

Antique Chinese Toggle: Two Toads on a Bumpkin

Lovely, antique Chinese toggle, made of boxwood. It depicts 2 toads on a bumpkin.
Diameter: 1,4 inches. Delicately carved, fine condition.

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