Sports Medal: Decorative Bronze, 1930

Sports Medal: Decorative Bronze, 1930

Sports medal, decorative Bronze depicting 2 sportsmen, trying for the laurel wreath. They are depicted as naked, classical Creek athletes. The medal was awarded for the second best in a running competition.

The inscription at the back reads: “ II ÖPM 1930, 800m Lauf 2 P “. Size: 1.5 x 2 inches. Fine patina. Black spot at upper left side otherwise very fine condition.”

decorative Bronze depicting 2 sportsmen
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余任天 Yu Rentian Leisure Seal

Yu Rentian Leisure Seal

 

Attractive Shou-shan –stone seal, engraved by the seal carver 余任天 Yu Rentian.

Yu Rentian (1908-1984) was a very famous Chinese painter and one of the most important members of the Zhejiang-School.

A seal 4 characters are engraved: 洱海边上 Er hai bian shang (near the Er-river and the sea)

Side engraving with date (summer 1948) and name of the artist 戊子夏 任天.

16 x 16 x 40 mm, good condition.

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余任天( 1908 一1984 ) ,字天庐,浙江诸暨人,

是新浙派绘画的重要奠基者和代表人物之一,

浙江现代美术史上诗书画印兼擅的艺术大家。

Antique Chinese Container for Ink in Shape of Cicada

Old China: Container for Ink in Cicada Shape

antique Chinese Container for Ink

China: Antique metal-box (brass/alpaca) in shape of a cicada. It can be opened and closed at the wings. Embossed hall-mark „ Wan Li“ 莞礼.

The object is in fine condition.5,4 x 2,45 x 0,8 inches
(137 x 66 x 21 mm) when opened. 94 gram.

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Pair of Qing Dynasty Plates on Stand, 18. Century 三星盘

China: Pair of Qing Dynasty Plates on Stand, 18. Century

Imperial China, Qing Dynasty: Pair of blue-white plates with 3 men on each. ” men are visiting a higher ranking official and present gifts. 2 bats symbolize good luck

Diameter: 6,1 inches ( 15,5 cm). There are a few minor knocks at the rim otherwise good condition.
The objects are from 18th century, Yong Zheng periode (1723-1736) 雍正青花盘, 民窑..

Plates with this motif are known as san xing pan 三星盘.

The stands are new.

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