Antique Bird Feeding Dishes and Shutter for Birdcage. Carved Wood.

Feeding Dishes and Shutter for Birdcage. Carved Wood. China, Qing Dynasty

Two feeding dishes for a bird cage and a carved panel for opening /shutting. Hard wood, delicately carved with figurative motifs and landscape.

They are more than 100 years old and in very condition.

Size: 2 x 1,5 inches are the feeding dishes, 2,2 x 1 in. is the panel.

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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Old Chinese Leisure seal. Very attractive, large.

Old Chinese Leisure seal. Very attractive, large.

 

Imperial China, 1895: Beautiful Shou-shan seal with Fo-lions ( mother and small one ) as handle. The well balanced, skillful seal inscription reads: “Ormosia and Moon in my Cold Studio”.

Artificial side carving with dedication and details to carver and date.

Size: 1,75 x 1,25 x 3,55 inches, 274 gram. Fine condition.

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Attractive Leisure Seal, Guang Lü Stone, by Artist Zhang Hanyue

Artist Zhang Hanyue carved Leisure Seal: Guang Lü Shi

 

Very attractive Guang Lü – stone ( 广绿石 ), carved by the famous artist Zhang Hanyue (张寒月1906 – 2005 ). Zhan Hanyue was a student of Wu Changshuo (吴昌硕 ) – and like his teacher he also was a well know painter ( landscapes and figure-painting).

25 x 17 x 57 mm. Colophon as side carving with signature of the artist and details.

张寒月(1906 2005),一名张政,原名兆麟、兆,字莲光,号金石杵,斋名寒月斋,江苏苏州人。师从吴昌硕、赵古泥。好学于甲骨、钟鼎、秦玺、汉印,中得心源,年六十即功篆隶,四十年代曾有金石杵之誉。治印能溶书画、人像、山水风景为一体,清新流利、淳朴凝重,从不逾规矩。

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Antique China Seal, 1914 or 1854, Stone: Very good Seal.

Antique China Seal, 1914, Stone: Very good Seal.

 

Antique Chinese seal made of stone. It is either from 1914 or 1854. Delicately carved Fu-Lion at topof the seal and artistically carved actual seal, carved by the artist Wu Zhi: „ Zhen Zi Xiao Wu” ( in the meaning of: The real Self is of no importance” ).

At the left side of the seal is a carving by the artist, stating date, receiver and name of the seal-carver.

1,2 x 1,2 x 5,1 inches. Great seal in fine condition.

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Fine Wooden Panel. Children Scenes. 18. – 19th Century.

2 very attractive, delicately carved wooden panels, later framed and fixed at the reverse side to make it one piece. Also the hanging is newer.

The 2 panels are from the 18th ( may 19th ) century and attract by their high skilled craftsmanship.

 

The depict 2 scenes with little children. The upper scene is probably a scene of sacrifice with a altar at the centre and a little sheep at the right. The lower one is a harvest scene. While each detail is delicately carved the overall flair has much of the gesture of a painting.

There are no fault, no cracks or defects. The wood has a warm flair.

The object is 7,6 x 5,9 inches. It can be hung right away and sure attracts the attention of anyone looking at it.