Chinese Leisure Seal by Dong Xiaochi 董小池

Chinese Leisure Seal by Dong Xiaochi

Oval-shaped Chinese leisure seal, beige-grey Shou-shan-stone with darker enclosures at one side.

Artist signed: Dong Xiaochi 董小池.

As actual seal 5 characters have been carved: 乐子之无知  le zi zhi wu zhi (the ignorance of the happy son)

22 x 15 x 55 mm, good condition.
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Chinese Leisure Seal by Xue Zhiyang 薛志揚

Chinese Leisure Seal by Xue Zhiyang

Cubic stone seal by the important Taiwanese sael carver Xue Zhiyang. The upper side shows a scenic carving with 2 scholars.

As actual seal 14 characters have been engraved: 覽六博于花間弄寶瑟于石上 lan liu bo yu hua jian, nong bao se yu shi shang. (a rich view at flowers, a play on the 25-string zither on a stone).

32 x 32 x 24 mm, good condition.

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Longish Chinese Seal marbled Stone

Longish Chinese Seal marbled Stone

Attractive, longish leisure seal, marbled stone, side inscription in Zhuan-Shu 篆书.

As actual seal 7 characters have been carved: nan tuo yishi xiyang qian 南陀遗事夕阳前 (steep bank in the south, incidents of past ages, the setting sun ahead ).

16 x 16 x 100 mm, good condition.

The seal is from the Republic period.

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Qing Dynastie Seal by Duan Fang 陶斋 1895

Qing Dynastie Seal by Duan Fang 陶斋

 

Old Chinese leisure seal, black stone. As actual seal engraved are 10 characters: yi zhau wu ling guiqu buru xian zao (to give back a military grave means less than a relaxed morning).

Side inscription with date (1895) and name Tao Zhai 端方 (hao of Duan Fang).

Duan Fang 陶斋 (1861 bis 1911) a member of the Manchu Plain White Banner, was a late Qing dynasty politician, educator, and collector.

30 x 30 x 68 mm, good condition.

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Chinese Leisure seal by Chen Ruizhen – 陈瑞珍篆刻

Chinese Leisure seal by Chen Ruizhen

Chinese leisure seal by the artist Chen Ruizhen 陈瑞珍. Violet-grey stone with Foo lion as handle. As actual seal 8 characters haven been engraved, a quotation by Chairman Mao: bai hua qi fang bai jia zhenming 百花齐放百家争鸣 (let a hundred flowers bloom, a hundred schools of thought contend).

The seal has been carved in 1964. Side engraving with date and signature.

25 x 25 x 40 mm, good condition.

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Tao Shoubo Seal 陶寿伯印章 9 Characters

Chinese Seal by Tao Shoubo – 陶寿伯. 9 Characters Saying

Attractive Chinese seal by the famous seal carver Tao Shoubo (1901 – ?). Grey Shou Shan stone with landscape scene a tone side oft he seal and his name Shoubo engraved.

As actual seal 9 characters are engraved: Ping sheng you san dai wenzi zhi hao – 平生有三代文字之好 (Ones whole life is based on the wise books of 3 generations ).

14 x 14 x 42 mm, 20 gram, very fine condition.

[近现代](一九o一至?)陶寿伯,字知奋,号万石老人、畴中老人、万石层士,江苏无锡人。1915年 从苏州唐伯谦学,学习拓碑、裱帖、钩字、刻碑文及砚铭等,当时有师兄弟钱瘦铁等,从此步入了篆刻艺术生涯。1922年至上海报界工作,师事著名篆刻家赵叔儒,并与书画界名流相交往,兼习书画。

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Old Chinese Hardwood Leisure Seal with Beast

Old Chinese Hardwood Seal with Beast

 

Decorative, old Chinese hard-wood seal. As handle a mythological creature has been carved, as actual seal 2 characters: 南孫 nan sun (grandson of the south).

The creature has been carved very delicately and the characters are well composed.

20 x 20 x 65mm, very good condition.

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Chinese Leisure Seal by Li Fuyu 李伏雨

Chinese leisure seal by the known artist Li Fuyu 李伏雨 (1924-1995). Beige-grey stone with 4 characters engraved: 月台环翠 yue tai Huan Cui (railway platform to Hancui).

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Size: 18 x 18 x 48 mm, good condition.

Side engraving with details. 一九七四年一月三十日灯下,伏雨制

The seal was carved in 1974.

李伏雨(1924—1995)湖南长沙望城人。曾用名康球、胡雨

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