Chinese Leisure Seal. Attractive Furong Shou Shan. 4 Characters

Chinese Leisure Seal. Attractive Furong Shou Shan. 芙蓉寿山石

Beautiful Chinese seal made of Furong Shou Shan Stone 芙蓉寿山石, beige -red, with lotus leaves and lotus flower as handle. Engraved are 4 characters: Wen Wu shuang Quan 文武双全( Literature and the art or war are both perfect kinds of art). Side carving with the name of the seal carver.

1,3 x1,4 x 2,8 inches (33 x 35 x 70 mm), 173 gram, very fine condition.

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业奉棋 鼻烟壶. Desirable, beautiful Crystal Rock Snuff Bottle by Ye Fengqi

Crystal Rock Snuff Bottle, inside Painting, Ye Fengqi.

 

Desirable, beautiful crystal rock snuff bottle by Ye Fengqi, a son of master Ye Zhongsan and brother of the also famous Ye Xiaofeng.
The snuff bottle comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. 2,5 x 1,2 x 3,4
inches.

One side of the bottle shows the poet Li Taibo with a pupil. At the reverse is a dedication to the famous master of Peking Opera, Shang Xiaoyun (1900-1976), an important actor of Dan-roles.
Signed Ye Fengqi, 1931.

Coral stopper, Silver spoon. Fine condition.

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Attractive Chinese Fan, hand painted with Birds and Calligraphy

Chinese Fan: Hand Painted with Birds and Calligraphy

Decorative old fan, paper in wooden frame. Four scenes with birds and longer calligraphy right of the paintings. Artist signed and seal-imprints of the artist.
Nice paintings and very neat hand writing.

 

The fan comes from a well cultivated collection and is in very good condition.

Size: 18 x 10,9 inches ( 47 x 27 cm).

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Qing Dynasty Seal: Fu Rong Stone. Very attractive. 石科印章

Qing Dynasty Seal: Fu Rong Stone. Very attractive.


Very attractive Chinese Seal from Qing-Dynasty. Fu-Rong stone with handle in shape of old lotus leaves.

As actual seal engraved are 2 characters: Shuo Tang (great hall).

Side engraving with the name oft he artist: 石科 Shi Ke (zuo).

18 x 15 x 65 mm. 44 gram. Very fine condition.

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Russo Japanese War Mocking Postcard, 1904

Mocking Postcard from Russo Japanese War 1904

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Russian-Japanese War: Decorative mocking postcard with Russian and Japanese boats, naval battle with Russian marines winning.

Used as postcard in 1904, Prague cancellation.

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American Peoples, Indians: Decorative Chromo Lithograph, 1898

 

American Peoples, Indians: Decorative Chromo Lithograph, 1898

Indian peoples lithograph

American Peoples: Decorative old chromolithograph depicting 14 Indian peoples, Aleútes, Black-feet Indians, Pueblo Indians, Eskimos, Mexican Indians, Indians from South American countries, Sioux, Apaches and many more.
Though older than 100 years the colors of this chromo lithograph look extremely fresh and vivid. The graphic is matted ( simple matting between 2 sheets of cardboard).

Meyers, 1898.
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Chinese Lizhidong-Stone Pendant – 荔枝洞. Buddha Figure

Pendant made of Lizhidong-Stone. Buddha Figure

Most attractive, semi-transparent Lizhi-dong stone (荔枝洞). It has its name because it almost looks like the Lizhi-fruit.

It is similar to the Kangtoujing-Stone抗頭晶 or Kangtou shui-dong-stone (炕頭水洞) but of warmer white.

Very good carving with strong expression of the Buddha Maitreya (Mi-Lo-Fo).

46 x 25 mm. The string is rather new.

Warm, pleasant tone of the stone.

This kind of stone belongs to the Shou-Shan specis. The Lizhidong stones are quite expensive, especially when nearly transparent.

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Chinese Snuff Bottle. Red Overlay. Qing Dynasty.

Chinese Snuff Bottle. Red Overlay. Qing Dynasty.

Chinese snuff bottle overlay

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Antique Chinese snuff bottle. Transparent glass with an overlay of ruby-red glass, carved in relief, with motives of scholars under pine trees, playing chess and reading a scroll.

Rather large object: 3,5 x 4,4 x 1,5 inches (88 x 110 x 35 mm). Very fine condition.

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