Antique Chinese Vase, blue white Craquelure, End of Qing Dynasty

Qing Dynasty Vase, blue white Craquelure

Chinese porcelain vase, from the end of Qing Dynasty.

Round stand, slim corpus with lid.

Floral decoration with birds in blue color against white, sparsely crackled background.

Dark brown rim and stand with floral décor.

Cheng Hua-bottom mark but from later period, 18- 19th century.

Diameter corpus: 8,5 cm, Height: 25 cm. Good condition.

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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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Chinese Leisure Seal with Attractive Dragon Handle

Chinese Leisure Seal with Attractive Dragon Handle

Old Chinese leisure seal (app. 10 years old). Brown stone with a powerful dragon carved as handle.

8 characters engraved as actual seal.

Side engraving with the seal carvers name Rong Zhuang. No guarantee that the seal is really by him. The side engraving might be of later date.

Size: 1,8 x 1,9 x 2,4 inches. 143 gram. Fine condition

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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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Barbers in the Streets of Tientsin. Postcard, Russian Post. 1907

Barbers in the Streets of  Tientsin. Postcard, Russian Post. 1907

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Chinese vintage postcard, depicting barbers and their customers in Tianjin (Tientsin).
Franked with an overprinted 5 Kopek stamp, Russian cancellation from 1907.
Neat writing, fine condition.

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Old China: Jinan Fu Main Street. Vintage Postcard 1907.

Old China: Jinan Fu Main Street. Vintage Postcard 1907

Impressive old postcard ” Tsinanfu, Hauptstrasse”. The postcard depicts a crowded street, heading to the city-gate.

The postcard was sent Tsingtau ( Qingdao ) to a well known addressee, Mrs. Marie Baron Werner in Wien.

Sent via Siberia, fine condition.

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China, 五雷号令, Ming Dynasty Ritual Object for Daoists Expelling Ghosts

China, Ming Dynasty Ritual Object for Daoists

 

China, Ming Dynasty: Scarce wooden ritual object for Daoists practicing exorcism. The object is hollow, closed and filled with some tiny parts so it makes a rattling sound.
Delicately carved hard-wood with Zhong Kui, the legendary ghost expeller at front side and characters with spells at reverse and both sides.

Natural patina. 60 x 158 x 24 mm (2,4 x 1 x 6,2 inches), good condition.

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Chinese Seal by Zi Hou : Shou Shan, Qing Dynasty. 子厚印章

Chinese Seal by Zi Hou 子厚:  Shou Shan, Qing Dynasty

China, Qing Dynasty, 1887: Attractive marbled Stone with 3 characters engraved: He wei gui – 和为贵( Peace is the most precious. A term used by Confucius, from the  Analects ). The seal has been carved by the famous seal carver Zi Hou, who’s seals are treasured among collectors.

Very beautiful Shou Shan stone, marbled.

1,1 x 0,6 x 1,8 inches (27 x 14 x 77 mm), very fine condition.

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Old Tientsin Medows Road Postcard 1905 Military Strike

Old Tianjin Postcard German Military Strike

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Old Chinese b/w postcard: „ Tientsin Medows Road“. Street view in decorative frame. The postcard has been issued by Scholz in Qingdao.

Sent Tianjin to Darmstadt in Germany in 1904. 5 Pfennig Germania stamp tied by TIENTSIN Deutsche Post 22/7 04 – cancellation.

Additional square strike: SB Ostasiatische Besatzungs Brigade II. BAT. 1 Inf. Rgmnts.
Good condition.

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