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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Very attractive China Seal with Dragon signed 牧石

Very attractive Chinese Seal with Dragon

Very attractive Chinese chop, dragon with pearl as handle. Grey Shou-Shan stone with lighter part as handle. Skillful carving, using the lightest part for carving of the pearl.

As actual seal engraved are 4 characters: Jia Qi Shi Jiang 嘉气始降 (auspicious power is coming down).

Engraved in spring 1872, signed Mushi 牧石.

Very good side engraving with details to seal, date and seal carver.

1,2 x 1,2 x 3,5 inches (31 x 30 x 88 mm), 200 gram, very fine condition.
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Set of Qing Dynasty Wooden Wine Cups

Six Chinese Wooden Cups from Qing Dynasty

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Six antique Chinese wooden cups, outside carved, inside coated. Two characters hallmark at inner bottom of the cups. Plum blossoms- and pine tree-motifs have been carved round the cups.

The cups stand 38 mm and are in good condition with minor wear.

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China 1907 Scarce Tsingtao Cancellation on Letter

China Jiaozhou Letter with Scarce Cancellation 1907

Chinese Postal History

 

Old China, Qingdao: Small letter with a German Kiautschou 1 Cent brown stamp, tied by a clear Tsingtau 30. 03. 1907 cancellation.

No details of time as it should be. ( Usually the hour would follow. This kind is the Type 11a after German BDPh Colony stamp catalogue ).

Sent as printed matter to Gelsenkirchen in Germany, very good condition.

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Attractive Chinese Bowl from Song Dynasty

Conical Chinese Bowl from Song-Dynasty Guan Typ

Chinese Bowl from Song-Dynasty Guan Typ

Chinese Bowl from Song-Dynasty Guan Typ

 

Conical bowl from the Southern Song Dynasty 11.-12. Jhdt. So-called greenware in Guan style with craquelure. White-grey with greenish tone, most green at bottom.

Diameter 17,7 cm, height: 5,2 cm, good condition, no cracks or fissures.

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Qingdao Photo Street with Hotel Kiaotschou, 1902

Old Qingdao Photo Street with Hotel Kiaotschou

Antique Qingdao photo depicting the Hotel Kiautschou. Street-scene with Chinese pedestrians.

6,4 x 4,2 inches (15,8 x 10,7 cm). There was a small 4 mm tear at the lower edge which has been professionally repaired. Authentic photo from 1902.

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Leisure Seal by Jin Cheng, Qing Dynasty. 金城篆刻

Antique Chinese Leisure Seal by Jin Cheng, Qing Dynasty 1911

Qing Dynasty: Attractive old Chinese stone seal by the important painter, calligrapher and seal carver Jin Cheng 金城 (1878 – 1967). The seal has been carved in 1911.

4 characters as actual seal: 岂长贫贱 qi chang pinjian ( How long does one need to stay poor and lowly? The line is from an old erotic novel„Lan shi qiguan“ – 古典色情小说《浪史奇观》).

Side engraving with name and date June 1911.
32 x 23 x 36 mm, good condition.

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Antique Chinese carved Boxwood Card Case

Antique Chinese export Cantonese Boxwood carved Card Case

China, and of 19th – beginning of 20th century: Decorative carved boxwood card case.

The whole box intricately detailed with many levels of figures in domestic and pagoda scenes with elaborate foliate and floral ornaments.

The face all with individual, strong expressions.
11,5 cm 7,5 cm ( 4,6 x 3 inches). Repair at one side of the lid (not easy to see), otherwise good condition.

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China: Qing Dynasty Bourse. Embroidery

China: Qing Dynasty Bourse. Embroidery: “Nice Chinese silk – cotton wallet from the Qing Dynasty period. Embroidered pattern of children and flowers.

Qing Dynasty Bourse
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There is still the seal of Chinese authorities attached to confirm that it was allowed to be exported. Authentic, no remake.

Site: 4.5 x 4.2 inches.

Very fine condition, no faults.

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China Boxer Rebellion Postcard 1900

China Boxer Rebellion Postcard 1900

Vintage postcard from 1900 with portraits of General von Hoepfner, Major v. Madei, Major Christ and Major v. Kronheim.

Left and right of the portraits a German marine and a soldier with uniform for China can be found.

Used as postcard in 1900.

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