Chinese Seal with Sage

Chinese Seal with Sage

 

Antique Chinese seal, depicting an old man with a sack of money (Budai?).

Beige-brown stone, detailed carving. Side inscription with details.

As actual seal 4 characters have been carved: 尚先臣印 Shang Xian Chen yin (Seal of the official Shang Xian).

83 x 20 x 56 mm.

Partial hairline crack not going through, otherwise good condition.

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Antique Chinese Leisure Seal pink Shoushan Side engraving

Antique Chinese Leisure Seal pink Shoushan Side engraving

Chinese Seal pink Shou-shan

Chinese Seal pink Shou-shan
Chinese Seal pink Shou-shan

 

Very attractive Chinese leisure seal, pink Shou-shan stone. Carving of landscape all around and lengthy text at one side. The text is in neat, small script and very well carved.

As actual seal 4 characters have been engraved: xian si jian xi 贤思见齐 (virtuose thoughts appear neat).

25 x 25 x 82 mm, good condition.

The seal is from the beginning of last century.

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Chinese Leisure Seal carved by Artist Zhu Zhu

Chinese Leisure Seal carved by Artist Zhu Zhu

Chinese leisure seal

Chinese leisure seal by Zhu Zhu

 

Chinese leisure seal by seal-carver Zhu Zhu 祝竹 (b. 1942, 原名廷顺,字竹斋).

As actual seal 10 characters have been engraved: se ru xu shi bai, xiang si hua ren qing 色如虚室白,香似画人清 (the colour is white like the non-existing, the smell distinct like the a painter ).

Side inscription with details. Size: 35 x 11 x 23 mm, good condition.

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徐新周 Chinese Leisure Seal

Chinese Leisure Seal by Xu Xinzhou 徐新周

Attractive leisure seal from 1918, semi-transparent Shou Shan stone, side engraving with details to seal carver and date and a Buddha image beneath.

As actual seal 5 characters engraved: 子黄鹄比翼 zi huang hu bi-yi – along with the yellow swan I fly, wing to wing.

14 x 14 x 55 mm, fine condition.

Xu Xizhou was a member of the famous Xiling Seal Society.

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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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Antique Seal by Fang Junyi 方濬益

Antique Seal by Fang Junyi

 

Antique leisure seal by the artist Fang Junyi 方濬益 (? – 1899).
As actual seal 4 characters have been carved: xiang yin yi xin 相印以心 (appraise the seal by your heart).

Side inscription with details, dedication and signature.

50 x 18 x 46 mm, good condition.

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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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Chinese Leisure Seal by Xu Sangeng 徐三庚图章

Xu Sangeng Seal. Chinese Leisure Seal Qing Dynasty

Chinese Leisure Seal Xu Sangeng

 

Shoushan leisure seal by the famous seal carver Xu Sangeng (1826-1890).

Engraved are 15 characters shi yue bu jian Huang shu duo ze bi-li zhi xin fu sheng yi ,時月不见黄叔度,则鄙吝之心复生矣, for a long time I did not see uncle Huang but instead the heart of a vulgar has been reborn. (A line by Zhou Ziju 周子居 for the period of the Eastern Han Dynasty).

18 x 18 x 54 mm, good condition.

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Old Leisure Seal by Qi Shuyu 戚叔玉

Decorative old Leisure Seal by Qi Shuyu

 

Decorative old leisure seal, marbled stone, carved by the important seal carver Qi Shuyu 戚叔玉 (1912-1992).

As seal 9 characters have been engraved: shu fengliu renwu huankan jinzhao 数风流人物还看今朝 (many distinguished people return (home )and watch the present).

Side inscription: Shuyu 叔玉

35 x 35 x 62 mm, good condition.

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Chinese Leisure Seal by Qian Shanyang 钱善杨篆刻

Chinese Leisure Seal by Qian Shanyang

 

Antique Chinese leisure seal by the important seal-carver Qian Shanyang 钱善杨(1765-1807).

Black stone-seal with 4 characters engraved: Wen Zheng zhi jia 文正之家 (home of Wen Zheng).

25 x 25 x 50 mm, good condition. Side inscription with signature of the artist.

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