Old Chinese Certificate with Sun Yat Sen Portrait and Building

Old Chinese Certificate with Sun Yat Sen Portrait and Building

 

China, app. 1930, probably a receipt, 27.8 x 18.2 cm (8,5 x 11 inches), blue, black, one corner repaired, vignette of Sun Zhong Shan and of an government building.
Larger red seal imprint, 2 smaller ones in red and a black fee-stamp, additional Qingdao strike in violet and some writing by hand.

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Song Dynasty Plate with Child Decoration

Song Dynasty Plate with Floral and Child Decoration

Antique Chinese Song Dynasty (960-1279) delicately potted large white-glazed ceramic bowl, covered with a pale blue translucent glaze. Underglaze décor with plants and baby.

The actual diameter of the plate is 16.6 cm (6,5 in). Height: 4,3 cm (2,1 in) .

The plate is in good condition with no cracks chips or restorations.

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Chinese Leisure Seal by Han Dengan. 韩登安图章

Chinese Leisure Seal by Han Dengan. Slogan

Attractive Chinese seal carved by the known seal carver Han Dengan (1905 – 1976). Engraved is a slogan, (Ban Zhu Yi Zhi Qian Di Lei  – Owner of 1000 Trops of Tears,斑竹一枝千滴泪

Side-carving with rock and bamboo and the name of the seal carver, Hang Ren Han Dengan Ke 杭人韩登安刻.

Very well carved stone in very fine condition.

0,6 x 0,8  x 2,8 inches (13 x 20 x 64 mm). 44 gram.

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Chinese Shou Shan Leisure Seal by Cun Lifu

Attractive grey shou-shan seal by the famous Chinese seal carver Cun li fu (邨立夫, 村立夫, 1890—1978).

 

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As actual seal 14 characters have been carved: 沥酒顾从今日后,更逢二十度花开, 2 lines from a Tang Dynasty poem by Wang Jian (王建).
Very well designed and carved.

24 x 24 x 18 mm, good condition.

Signed: Lifu (立夫)

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Pavilion and Gardens of a Mandarin. 19th Century Etching

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.

 

Pavilion and Gardens of a Mandarin etching

Issued by Fisher, Son & Co. London Paris.

Very nice picture showing a Chinese mandarin, his wife, their child and servants.

 

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Antique Agate Snuff Bottle with Carp and Lotus

Antique Agate Snuff Bottle with Carp and Lotus

Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle

Attractive, old Chinese snuff bottle from beginning of last century. Yellowish-brown agate with carp and lotus. Very well carved and polished.

47 x 23 x 65 mm, very good condition.

Metal spoon with glittering stone.

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Chinese Leisure Seal. Shou Shan, very attractive.

Chinese Leisure Seal. Shou Shan, very attractive.

 

Attractive Chinese Shou Shan seal ( Shou Shan Qiao Se Qi Jiang 寿山巧色旗降. Rich light brown tone with darker enclosures. Bigger white enclosure at the top has been used to carve a dragon.

Carved by the seal carver Cai Zhaofu 蔡招夫. Engraved are 2 characters, 墨趣 ( Mo Qu – attracted by ink).

Side-carving with text, dedication and the name of the seal carver.

Old, well carved stone in very fine condition.

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Attractive old Chinese Pa Tong Box 永宜昌白铜

Beautiful old Chinese Pa Tong container with lid. Diameter in floral petal shape. Engravings with plum-blossoms, bamboo and pine tree. Well executed.

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Bottom mark: Yong Yi Chang 永宜昌

Height: 16,5 cm, diameter: 84 mm.

Seems there was some heavy patina (still at inside of lid and bottom) which has been carefully removed years ago. Now again a very pleasing shade of age can be seen all over the box.

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