Chinese vintage Seal with decorative Design

Chinese vintage Seal with decorative Design

Old Chinese Seal from the beginning of the Republic-period. Very decorative carving of the 4 sides with a poem (?) in traditional Zhuan-shu-style.

Name of the seal carver as side inscription.

As actual seal 4 characters are engraved: Fan yu dang zhi.

0,9 x 0,9 x 2,5 inches (23 x 23 x 64 mm), 85 gram. Fine condition.
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China Bronze Seals: Set of 12 Zodiac Signs

China Bronze Seals: Set of 12 Zodiac Signs

Chinese Seals: Complete Set of 12 zodiac signs in bronze. The cast seals have different characters as actual seals, all carved by hand, which is rather difficult to do.

The seals are from the beginning of last century. Warm patina with some spots of green rust.

Size each: 0,6 x 0,6 x 0,9 each ( 14 x 14 x 25 mm) app. 20-23 gram.

Scarce set in fine condition.

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China, Qing Dynasty: 4 Paintings Dream of Red Mansions 红楼梦

China, Qing Dynasty: 4 Paintings Dream of Red Mansions

Four antique scroll-paintings as set with scenes from the famous novel Hong Lou Meng (Dream of Red Chamber).

The paintings depict nightly scenes so the faces are in dark color.

Qing Dynasty paintings, artist signed, painted on silk, mounted as scrolls.

Each one is 8 x 40 inches ( 20,3 x 115 cm ) + margins. The wax-seals added at the cover were needed for export.

Very fine paintings of high artistic standard.

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Yuan Songnian Fan Painting with Landscape – 袁松年扇面

Yuan Songnian Fan Painting with Landscape from 1948

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Atmospheric landscape painting on a fan by the important Chinese painter Yuan Songnian (1895-1966).

Mounted, 67,5 x 40 cm. Wear at the margins, the fan itself is clean with no faults – just normal aging.

Yuan Songnian was member of the “Hai-Pai” (Shanghai-school), graduated at the St. John’s University, was teacher at the Academy in Shanghai, and leading member of the Shanghai Artist’s Association.

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袁松年(1895 – 1966)又名十,字鹤文。广东番禺人。海派山水画名家。毕业于圣约

翰大学。曾任上海中国画院画师,中国美术家协会上海分会会员,上海文史馆馆员,

黄浦区政协委员.

Qing Dynasty: Antique Chinese wooden Sculpture. Man with Pipe

Qing Dynasty: Antique Chinese wooden Sculpture. Man with Pipe

清 朝 雕 塑 Qing Dynasty, China: Huang-mu sculpture (黄 木 雕 塑<) . 4,5 x 4,1 x 12,5 inches.
Delicate carving, depicting a Chinese man with “pigtail”, in traditional outfit, smoking a pipe.

No faults, nice natural patina, warm flair.


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瞿应绍 茶壶. Outstanding Qing Dynasty Teapot. Very attractive and unusual

China: Outstanding Qing Dynasty Teapot. Very attractive

 

Imperial China: Very attractive tea pot from the Mid Qing-Periode. Yixing-type, glazed, blue tines on dark brown subsurface. Floral decor, which almost looks like Art Deco. Square shape, unusual design.

Burned-in bottom seal: Hu Gong Ye Fu 壶公冶父. This refers to the famous producer of tea pots, Qu Yingshao 瞿应绍 (1780 – 1849).

Qu Yingshao’s works can be found in specialized books on antique Chinese tea post, his works are had to find, can be found in museums and are treasured among collectors.

7 x 4 x 5 inches. With guaranty that the object is older than 100 years.

The tea pot is in good condition, there are no cracks or fissures. At the bottom rim are 4 minor flaws. (Since the floral decor is convex, the borders of the deco- units easily can become chamfered)

The object really stands out when displayed since it’s design is so unusual and special.

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Antique Chinese yixing tea cup

Antique Chinese yixing tea cup

Attractive, antique yixing tea cup (宜兴茶杯). Elegant, simple shape. It feels great to hold it in ones hands.

The bottom of the inside shows many carved radial lines.

Bottom mark with 4 characters: 趙勈毛制

Diameter: 92 mm, height: 57 mm. Very good condition.

 

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Archduke Karl. Austrian Fleet Union. Arnold Hartig Bronze Plaque

Archduke Karl. Oesterr. Fleet Union. A. Hartig Plaque

Decorative bronze plaque by Arnold Hartig (1878 – 1972), issued by the Austrian Fleet Union.

Portrait of he Austrian- Habsburg Emperor Karl I. (Archduke by that time) . War ships at reverse and a line OESTERR. FLOTTENVEREIN . KRIEGSFUERSORGE – 1914-1915.
Signed: A. HARTIG.

Fine condition.

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Inside Painted Glass Snuff Bottle by Meng Zishou

Inside Painted Glass Snuff Bottle by Meng Zishou


Attractive old Chinese snuff bottle, glass with inside paintings of deers at
front and reverse. Very delicately painted and strong expressions of the deer’s
heads.

Antique Chinese snuff bottle

Artist signed: Meng Zishou 孟子受

Size: 43 x 24 x 45 mm. Very good condition.

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Meng Zishou was one of the most famous snuff bottle painters at the early last century. 孟子受鼻烟壶

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10 scarce Posters Jimi Hendrix and others. Bill Graham 1968

10 scarce Posters Jimi Hendrix and others. Bill Graham 1968

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10 scarce Posters Jimi Hendrix and others. Bill Graham 1968.

Most desirable lot of 10 Pop posters from the late 1960s. (1967-1969) Bill Graham concerts, presented in San Francisco. Authentic posters, no reprints. App. 14 x 23,5 inches each poster.

The lot includes rarities like the Jimi Hendrix concert poster. All are very colorful and in typical POP era style with psychedelic influence in designs: The music bands announced are: Jimi Hendrix Experience, Iron Butterfly, Chuck Berry, Buffalo Springfield, Chamber Brothers, Richie Havens, The Yardbirds, Cicil Taylor, It’s a Beautiful Day, Vanilla Fudge, Steve Miller Band, Sonny Terry & Brownie Mc Ghee, Butterfield Bluesband, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Ten Years After, Canned Heat, Bo Didley, Big Brothers and The Holding Co, Santana and others.