China Bronze Seals: Set of 12 Zodiac Signs

China Bronze Seals: Set of 12 Zodiac Signs

Chinese Seals: Complete Set of 12 zodiac signs in bronze. The cast seals have different characters as actual seals, all carved by hand, which is rather difficult to do.

The seals are from the beginning of last century. Warm patina with some spots of green rust.

Size each: 0,6 x 0,6 x 0,9 each ( 14 x 14 x 25 mm) app. 20-23 gram.

Scarce set in fine condition.

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Zino Davidoff Autograph on Photo, CoA

Zino Davidoff Autograph, Famous Cigar Producer. CoA

Zino Davidoff portrait photo with authentic signature.

The photo depicts Zino Davidoff in business suite with one of his famous cigars in hand.

From this family developed a brand which was to represent the essence of perfect enjoyment. Signed “Z. Davidoff” in very bold black pen.

9 x 12.4 cm, good condition.

Zino Davidoff was born in 1906 in Kiev, Russian Empire, present-day Ukraine to a Jewish family. He was the eldest of four children born to tobacco merchant, Henri Davidoff.

In 1970, Zino sold his small but highly successful tobacco shop in Geneva to the Max Oettinger Company. Zino stayed on as Davidoff’s ambassador until his death in 1994 at the age of 87.

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Juan Miro Autograph from 1972 on scarce limited Edition of 30. CoA

Juan Miro Autograph: Scarce signed Print, limited Edition of 30. CoA

Juan Miro: Hand-signed print which was part of a book, published as limited edition of 30 books.
The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

The book has been published by the editor and gallery owner Adrien Maeght, who also published books about Chagall, Max Ernst, George Braques and partly Picasso ).

The catalogue has been published on the occasion of the opening of an exhibition in Zürich in1972. The catalogue was published in a limited edition of 30, contained 2 hand-signed lithographs and this hand-signed print.

Size: 46 x 31 cm ( 18 x 12,3 inches), good condition. Joan Miró i Ferrà (1893 –1983) was a Spanish Catalan painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona. A museum dedicated to his work, the Fundació Joan Miró, was established in his birth city in 1975.

Earning international acclaim, his work has been interpreted as Surrealism, a sandbox for the subconscious mind, a re-creation of the childlike, and a manifestation of Catalan pride.

Chinese Leisure Seal by Dong Xiaochi 董小池

Chinese Leisure Seal by Dong Xiaochi

Oval-shaped Chinese leisure seal, beige-grey Shou-shan-stone with darker enclosures at one side.

Artist signed: Dong Xiaochi 董小池.

As actual seal 5 characters have been carved: 乐子之无知  le zi zhi wu zhi (the ignorance of the happy son)

22 x 15 x 55 mm, good condition.
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Japanese Post in Tianjin: Scarce Cancellation on Postcard

Old China, Tientsin: Tinted postcard with nice street view at the Japanese Concession. Tram, Rickshaw, police-man…

Tientsin Tinted postcard Tientsin postcard

Franked with a 1 Sen stamp with China – imprint. Scarce cancellation ( phantasy strike ? ) .

Sent by a soldier of the 16th regiment of the Infanterie Coloniale, Arsenal de l’ Est , sent to Graz in Austria.

Very fine condition.

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Korea: 1 Won Stamp, Certified. Key Value, MNH Scott 32.

Imperial Korea: 1 Won Stamp, Certified. MNH

Imperial Korea 1 Won Stamp

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Imperial Korea: MNH 1 Won stamp, Scott#  32. Versifier signature as small pencil mark at reverse.

MNH, pristine condition. A gem. Clean, fresh colors, good perforation.

Scarce stamp though with a high catalog value!

We started a new catalogue with stamps from Imperial Korea, North- and South-Korea: HERE

Antique Chinese Burial Object. Burnt Clay Sculpture.

Antique Chinese Sculpture. Burial Object, Clay.

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Antique animal clay sculpture (probably a ram). Burial object made of grey, burnt clay. Authentic object from the Song- or Yuan-Dynasty, hence app. 11.-13. century.

The object shows a very strong, lively expression.
The part or the right ear has a small fault with surly resulted from the process of burning, not later. No other damages.

2,2 x 4 x 3,4 inches (58 x 102 x 90 mm), 157 gram.

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China, Qing Dynasty: 4 Paintings Dream of Red Mansions 红楼梦

China, Qing Dynasty: 4 Paintings Dream of Red Mansions

Four antique scroll-paintings as set with scenes from the famous novel Hong Lou Meng (Dream of Red Chamber).

The paintings depict nightly scenes so the faces are in dark color.

Qing Dynasty paintings, artist signed, painted on silk, mounted as scrolls.

Each one is 8 x 40 inches ( 20,3 x 115 cm ) + margins. The wax-seals added at the cover were needed for export.

Very fine paintings of high artistic standard.

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