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
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 ).
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 Scholar’s Rock, Shou Shan Stone
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Attractive, semi-transparent Shoushan stone a so-called scholar’s rock, resting on a fitting stand. Beige-rose color, very pleasing shape. Margin piece with “skin”.
Height: 8,5 cm. Horizontal line as part of the stone, not going through the whole stone.
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China, Tongku. German Lager. Vintage Postcard. Tsingtau, Tongku, app. 1900:
b/w postcard with view at the Lager of the German Forces.
Unused postcard in very fine condition.
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Sven Hedin Autograph. Photo signed twice
Sven Hedin: Portrait photo-postcard signed by Hedin twice, at front and at reverse.
4,1 x 5,9 inches (104 x 148 mm). Very fine condition.
The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Sven Anders Hedin (1865 – 1952) was a Swedish geographer, topographer, explorer, photographer, and travel writer, as well as an illustrator of his own works. During four expeditions to Central Asia he discovered the Transhimalaya (once named the Hedin Range in his honor) and the sources of the Brahmaputra, Indus and Sutlej Rivers, Lake Lop Nur, and the remains of cities, grave sites and the Great Wall of China in the deserts of the Tarim Basin. The posthumous publication of his Central Asia atlas marked the conclusion of his life’s work.
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Chinese Zitan Brush Container 19 Ct.
Antique Chinese Zitan wood brush pot of slightly waisted cylindrical shape and set with a small interior plug, having 3 small flat feet to the bottom, a lip to the top and the traditional stopper to the inside bottom.
Extinct dark wood, ca. 1880. Good condition. Excellent object.
Diameter: 14 cm, Height: 15,2 cm.
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Mao Poster from Cultural Revolution Period
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Authentic small print in poster-style with chairman Mao in pose, some slogans and graphic.
6,9 x 10,2 inches (17,5 x 25,6 cm), some foxing (top) app. 1970.
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collect.at Antiques and unique Collectibles Pavilion and Gardens of a Mandarin. 19th Century Etching: “Pavilion and Gardens of a Mandarin near Peking. Delicate 19th Century Etching. Drawn by Thomas Allom, engraved by A. Wilmore.
Issued by Fisher, Son & Co. London Paris.
Very nice picture showing a Chinese mandarin, his wife, their child and servants.
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We have bee listing some nice old postcards related to old Qingdao, like this one: “Old China: Vintage postcard from Qingdao, China. „ Tingtao Catholic Church (!) “.
Color postcard with front view of the church building in Qingdao.
Military matter imprint at back. Unused, fine condition.
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China: Qing Dynasty Vase.
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Attractive Vase from the early-mid Qing Dynasty.
Monochrome cracked glaze-style.
Diameter 3 inches, Height: 4,8 inches.
2 Certificates of Authenticity. No faults.
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Artist Zhang Hanyue carved Leisure Seal: Guang Lü Shi
Very attractive Guang Lü – stone ( 广绿石 ), carved by the famous artist Zhang Hanyue (张寒月1906 – 2005 ). Zhan Hanyue was a student of Wu Changshuo (吴昌硕 ) – and like his teacher he also was a well know painter ( landscapes and figure-painting).
25 x 17 x 57 mm. Colophon as side carving with signature of the artist and details.
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