Qingdao Photo Street with Hotel Kiaotschou, 1902

Old Qingdao Photo Street with Hotel Kiaotschou

Antique Qingdao photo depicting the Hotel Kiautschou. Street-scene with Chinese pedestrians.

6,4 x 4,2 inches (15,8 x 10,7 cm). There was a small 4 mm tear at the lower edge which has been professionally repaired. Authentic photo from 1902.

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China: Qing Dynasty Bourse. Embroidery

China: Qing Dynasty Bourse. Embroidery: “Nice Chinese silk – cotton wallet from the Qing Dynasty period. Embroidered pattern of children and flowers.

Qing Dynasty Bourse
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There is still the seal of Chinese authorities attached to confirm that it was allowed to be exported. Authentic, no remake.

Site: 4.5 x 4.2 inches.

Very fine condition, no faults.

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Scarce Snuff Bottle from the Cultural Revolution Period

Snuff Bottle from the Cultural Revolution Period. Inside painting

Chinese Snuff Bottle

Scarce Chinese snuff bottle from the Cultural Revolution period. Inside painting with revolutionary content and title 亚非人民情谊深 “The Friendly Feelings between Asian and African Peoples are deep ”.

People from Asian and African continent are painted all around.

Snuff bottles from the Cultural Revolution are hard to find.

55 x 30 x 77 mm, good condition.

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China Boxer Rebellion Postcard 1900

China Boxer Rebellion Postcard 1900

Vintage postcard from 1900 with portraits of General von Hoepfner, Major v. Madei, Major Christ and Major v. Kronheim.

Left and right of the portraits a German marine and a soldier with uniform for China can be found.

Used as postcard in 1900.

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Decorative old Chinese Porcelain Brush Container from Qing Dynasty

Qing Dynasty Brush Container with blue Lion

 

Decorative old Chinese porcelain brush container from Qing Dynasty, 19. ct.
光绪 Guang Xu period.

Blue lion and Chinese characters. Red bottom mark 李金顺造 (Li Jin Shun Zao).

Diameter: 7 cm, height: 10,7 cm, good condition.

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Riots in Tianjin: Chinese Vintage Postcard 1912

China Vintage Postcard: Riots Tianjin. Revolution-Period

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Chinese vintage postcard, depicting a Tianjin street scene: „ Tientsin, Riot March 1912”.

Unused postcard with Lutai-cancellations at front and reverse. 1 cent coiling dragon stamp. Fine condition.

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Visiting the Viceroy from Jinan-Fu. Chinese Vintage postcard

Old China: Visiting the Viceroy from Jinan-Fu. Vintage postcard

 

 

Imperial China: b/w postcard „ Gouverneur Truppel (!) beim Vicekoenig in Tsinanfu”. (Governor’s delegation visiting the viceroy of Jinan-fu).

The image shows Chinese and western politicians and military men, the werstern are most probably Germans.

Unused postcard distributed by Johs. Geschke, Tsingtau.

Minor wear.

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Scarce Postcard by Friedrich Schiff. Chinese Juggler Girl

Scarce Postcard by Friedrich Schiff. Chinese Juggler Girl

 

Chinese vintage postcard after a cartoon by Friedrich Schiff, an Austrian Jew who lived in Shanghai during the 1930s and 40s.
In 1930 Schiff visited Shanghai and ended up living there for 14 years,until 1947 when he moved to Buenos Aires.

His amusing caricatures of the city’s inhabitants, from beggars and expats to sailors and sing-song girls became famous world wide.

The Viennese Friedrich Schiff society (oegcf. Prof. Gerd Kaminski) has a huge collection of his paintings, drawings and cartoons and set up a permanent exhibition of his works.

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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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Old Chinese Photo. Coolies at Work. app. 1925

Old Chinese Photo. Coolies at Work. app. 1925

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Attractive, old, Chinese Photo depicting Chinese coolies as they saw through wooden trunks. app. 1925

5,8 x 4,1 inches (146 x 105 mm). Minor paper remnants for album at the reverse, Fine condition.

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