Chinese Calligraphy in Kai-shu, signed 范仲淹 Fan Zhongyan

Calligraphy in Regular Script, signed 范仲淹 Fan Zhongyan

 

Chinese calligraphy in Kai-shu, standard script, Qing Dynasty copy of the famous script by 范仲淹 Fan Zhongyan “岳阳楼记 Yue-yang lou ji”.

Folded, minor spots of aging, very margins have darkened by age.

Very good calligraphy.

32,5 x 132 cm..

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Chinese Seal with Sage

Chinese Seal with Sage

 

Antique Chinese seal, depicting an old man with a sack of money (Budai?).

Beige-brown stone, detailed carving. Side inscription with details.

As actual seal 4 characters have been carved: 尚先臣印 Shang Xian Chen yin (Seal of the official Shang Xian).

83 x 20 x 56 mm.

Partial hairline crack not going through, otherwise good condition.

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Antique Chinese Bronze Wine Bottle with Screw Plug

Antique Chinese Wine Bottle with Screw Plug

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Antique Chinese wine bottle with screw plug and decorative front and reverse, depicting a dragon and a phoenix. Bats are at the upper part.

Natural patina.

67 x 30 x 150 mm. Good condition. The object is appr. 100 years old.

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Antique Chinese Leisure Seal pink Shoushan Side engraving

Antique Chinese Leisure Seal pink Shoushan Side engraving

Chinese Seal pink Shou-shan

Chinese Seal pink Shou-shan
Chinese Seal pink Shou-shan

 

Very attractive Chinese leisure seal, pink Shou-shan stone. Carving of landscape all around and lengthy text at one side. The text is in neat, small script and very well carved.

As actual seal 4 characters have been engraved: xian si jian xi 贤思见齐 (virtuose thoughts appear neat).

25 x 25 x 82 mm, good condition.

The seal is from the beginning of last century.

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Chinese Snuff Bottle Banded Agate

Chinese Snuff Bottle Banded Agate

Old Chinese Snuff Bottle

Chinese Snuff Bottle

Old Chinese Snuff Bottle Banded Agate

Attractive, old Chinese snuff bottle, decorative, banded Agate with colors ranging from white, over beige, ocher to dark brown. Well hollowed.

Size: 47 x 33 x 53 mm, good condition.

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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle with Qilin 麒麟

Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle with Qilin

Attractive old Agate snuff bottle – 玛瑙鼻烟壶. Colors ranging from beige to brown and dark brown. The dark areas at the front have been well used to carve a scene. A Qilin (麒麟) is standing on a rock, watching the moon behind clouds.

Agate-metal stopper.

50 x 33 x 65 mm (without stopper), 79 gram, well hollowed.

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徐新周 Chinese Leisure Seal

Chinese Leisure Seal by Xu Xinzhou 徐新周

Attractive leisure seal from 1918, semi-transparent Shou Shan stone, side engraving with details to seal carver and date and a Buddha image beneath.

As actual seal 5 characters engraved: 子黄鹄比翼 zi huang hu bi-yi – along with the yellow swan I fly, wing to wing.

14 x 14 x 55 mm, fine condition.

Xu Xizhou was a member of the famous Xiling Seal Society.

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Antique Chinese Huang Hua Li Brush Container 黄花梨笔筒

Antique Chinese Huang Hua Li Brush Container

 

Attractive antique Huang Hua Li 黄花梨 (Dalbergia odorifera, or fragrant rosewood) brush pot, appr. 100 years old. Pleasing grain, darker at rims at top and bottom.

Height: 18 cm (7,3 in), diameter: 17 cm (6,9 in). Good condition, no blemishes.

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Weird 17-18th CT Copper Engraving with Chinese Idols

17-18th Century Copper Engraving: Chinese Idols. Weird.: “Vitel ou Ninifo, Copper Print, 8.6 x 6,4 in ( actual image print size ), by the famous artist Bernard Picart ( 1673 – 1733 ), engraver on wood and metal, draughtsman and miniaturist.

Copper Engraving Chinese Idols

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The image shows a huge Buddha statue in a Chinese Temple, rather looking kike a western church. Demons an both sides of the statue, Chinese worshiping.

This is an original, NO reproduction.”

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