Old Peking Glass Snuff Bottle with Flower Motif

Peking Glass Snuff Bottle with Flower Motif
Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

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Decorative Peking glass snuff bottle, greenish glass with orange layer carved with Lotus- and plum blossom motif.

The fond with silver inlay.

50 x 22 x 60 mm (without stopper). Green Jade Stopper, good condition.

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collect.at Antiques and unique Collectibles Old Austria. Wrapper, 4 Imprints. 1920

Austrian newspaper wrapper from 1920, Complete. 4 imprints of the 2 Heller newspaper stamp in red ! (should be violet).

Austrian newspaper wrapper
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Very fine condition, vertical folds.

More Postal History: HERE

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Qing Dynasty Seals in Zitan Cassette by Wu Zi

Attractive Seal Pair by Wu Zi, Qing Dynasty

antique Seal Pair

Pair of leisure seals be the important seal carver Wu Zi (吳咨 1813-1858). The seals come in a Zi-tan wood cassette. The covers of the seals are well carved – a fisherman a tone and Chinese characters at the other.

Carving of the seals: dao shi ju-shi 道實居士 (Buddhist of the true way) and: dao zhong zhai 道眾齋 (way of numerous alms).

The seals are 48 x 48 x 20 mm, the cassette is 170 x 84 x 40 mm, good condition.

More Chinese Seals: HERE

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Ernst Krenek Autograph, 1983. CoA

Ernst Krenek, Austrian composer, famous for his opera „ Jonny spielt auf“ (Johnny Strikes Up, 1926) and his books, including Music Here and Now (1939), a study of Johannes Ockeghem (1953), and Horizons Circled: Reflections on my Music (1974).

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His music was banned in Germany by the Nazi Party and repressed in Austria. He moved to the United States of America in 1938 where he taught music at various universities, including Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota from 1942-1947.

He became an American citizen in 1945. His students included George Perle and Robert Erickson. He died in Palm Springs, California.

8.2 x 8 inches invitation, authentic signature Ernst Krenek. Horizontal centerfold, fine condition.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Conan Poster. CoA

Arnold Schwarzenegger: Conan Poster with Autograph. CoA.

Arnold Schwarzenegger: Early poster (from German Music Man magazine) with Schwarzenegger as Conan. Hand-signed by Schwarzenegger in Austria.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger is an Austrian American bodybuilder, actor, model, businessman, and politician, who is currently serving as the 38th Governor of California.

Schwarzenegger’s breakthrough film was the sword-and-sorcery epic Conan the Barbarian in 1982, which was a box-office hit.

More such autographs: HERE

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collect.at Antiques and unique Collectibles Postcard to Military Attaché in Tokyo, 1903

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Postcard to Military Attaché in Tokyo, 1903: “Vintage postcard sent to the Imperial & Royal Dragoon, Mr. Erwin Franz, at the Imperial Austrian-Hungarian Embassy in Tokyo.

In Japan a label has been attached “ Military Legate Austrian Hungarian Military Office “. 2 different Tokyo arrival marks. Fine condition, scarce.”

Postcard to Military Attaché in Tokyo
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Antique Chinese Celadon Jade of a Girl

Antique Chinese Jade, Girl

chinese Jade

Decorative, antique Jade-carving, Hetian-yu. Standing Girl. Greenish-white Nephrite Jade, elaborately hand carved.
3,5 x 1,5 x 5,7 cm, very good condition.

More antique Chinese Objects: HERE

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Chinese Leisure Seal by Lou Xinhu 楼辛壶篆刻

Chinese Leisure Seal by Lou Xinhu

 

Small Chinese Leisure seal by the artist Lou Xinhu 楼辛壶 (1881 – 1950), who most of all was famous for his paintings.

As actual seal 5 characters have been carved: 人生行轩耳 rensheng xing xuan er (hard to translate, basically: life conducts you to end up on a carriage [old type of curtained carriage] with ears [means: no privacy, everyone can hear you] ).
Side-engraving with signature of the artist.

16 x 16 x 44 mm, good condition.

More Chinese Seals: HERE

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Asian Peoples. Chromo Lithograph from 1896. Artist signed

1896: Asian Peoples. Chromo Lithograph, Artist signed

pheasant lithograph

 

Asian Peoples: Most decorative chromolithograph from 1892. The graphic depicts 25 different Asian ethnics such as Chinese, Mongols, Tibetan, Singhalese, Persian, Malayan, Wedda (Ceylon), Negrito (Philippines), Japanese, Korean, Ainu and others.
Size: 12 x 10 inches. Artist signed G. Mützel.

Issued by Brockhaus in 1896, lithograph by Brockhaus geographic-artistic Institute Leipzig.

Vertical centerfold, clean and fresh, vivid colours.

More antique Chromo Lithographs: HERE

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Slim Chinese Brush Pot 和合二仙笔筒, Han Shan and Shi De.

Slim Chinese Brush Pot with Han Shan and Shi De

Slim Chinese Brush Pot

Decorative slim brush pot, depicting the legendary figures Han Shan and Shi De ( 和合二仙笔筒 ). White porcelain with color painting, some spots heightened. Bottom mark: Tang Zi Zhen Hua (唐子桢画).
The object is from the Qing Dynasty, standing 5 inches high, diameter 2,5 in.

Minor wear, no fissures or other faults.
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