Inside Painting. Chinese Snuff Bottle. 韩按鼻烟壶

Inside Painting. Chinese Snuff Bottle

 

Extremely fine Chinese snuff bottle with delicate paintings on both sides.

One side shows the famous Tang Yin painting of Curt Ladies, the other side shows a Tang Yin motif too.

Also the calligraphy has been executed very well.

It has been painted very well by a well know artist, signed Han An 韩按.

35 x 18 x 76 mm ( without stopper), 45 gram, very fine condition.

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Scarce Postcard by Friedrich Schiff. Chinese Juggler Girl

Scarce Postcard by Friedrich Schiff. Chinese Juggler Girl

 

Chinese vintage postcard after a cartoon by Friedrich Schiff, an Austrian Jew who lived in Shanghai during the 1930s and 40s.
In 1930 Schiff visited Shanghai and ended up living there for 14 years,until 1947 when he moved to Buenos Aires.

His amusing caricatures of the city’s inhabitants, from beggars and expats to sailors and sing-song girls became famous world wide.

The Viennese Friedrich Schiff society (oegcf. Prof. Gerd Kaminski) has a huge collection of his paintings, drawings and cartoons and set up a permanent exhibition of his works.

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Attractive Shou Shan Leisure Seal with Scholars

Attractive Shou Shan Leisure Seal

Leisure Seal
Leisure Seal

 

Attractive ocher-brown Shou-Shan boulder. Leisure seal with beige layer, well cut to shape a landscape with 4 scholars.

4 characters as actual seal, name of the seal carver at side (under the pillar of the bridge).

60 x 25 x 80 mm, good condition.

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Chinese Scroll Painting: Charming Motif with Bluebird

Chinese Scroll Painting Bluebird in Tree. Silk-Painting

Chinese Scroll Painting

Old Chinese painting, mixed media on silk, depicting a bluebird perched on a large pine-tree.
Very delicately executed and very charming.

Artist signed: Ying Bang (hua shi) 英邦画史 Two seals under signature: 稻薰之樵 (?) and 英邦 ( Ying Bang).

The painting is form early-mid last century. Good condition with a few tiny brown spots from aging.

Size 35 x 14 inches (89 x 35,6 cm)

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Paavo Nurmi Autograph. Legendary Gold Medal Runner. CoA

Paavo Nurmi Autograph. Legendary Gold Medal Runner. CoA

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Legendary Finnish runner Paavo Nurmi: Authentic autograph on self made card. Hand signed in 1952.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Size: 4,1 x 5,8 inches. Fine condition. Mounted on cardboard.

Paavo Johannes Nurmi (1897 – 1973) was a Finnish runner. Born in Turku, he was known as one of the “Flying Finns”; a term given to him, Hannes Kolehmainen, Ville Ritola and others for their distinction in running.

During the 1920s, Nurmi was the best middle and long distance runner in the world, setting world records at distances between 1500 m and 20 km.

Nurmi won a total of nine gold and three silver medals in the 12 events in which he competed at the Olympic Games from 1920 to 1928. In 1932, Nurmi was unable to compete at the Olympics, as he had received money for his running and was thus considered a professional.

 

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Two antique Lithographs Gemstones and Objects made of Stones

2 decorative chromo lithographs, gem stones.

Two antique chromolithographs depicting 17 objects made of precious stones.
The objects include a Chinese Jadeite jug, a Ludwig XIV rock crystal goblet, a Lapis lazuli dish from 1600, a Bycantine ock crystal mug, an agate goblet 16th Ct., a rose quartz bowl and many others.

Artist signed: O. Guenther Nammburg.

Lithograph by Meyers 1900. each 6,2 x 9,8 inches (16 x 24 cm). Fine condition.

They look great when matted and framed.

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Chinese Ivory Carving of Palace Scene on Oval Plate, 7 x 5 Inches

Chinese Ivory Carving, Oval Plate, 7 x 5 Inches

Chinese Ivory Carving,

 

Antique Chinese ivory. Oval shaped plate with Palace scene, figures, pagodas, trees applied. App. 1900. On decorative, wooden stand.

The plate is 7 x 4,8 inches ( 18 x 12 cm), the whole object stands 9,8 inches (24 cm).

Very decorative, fine condition, no faults.

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任淦庭篆刻: Leisure Seal with Dragon Motif. 1916

Chinesisches Leisure Seal with Dragon Motif by Ren Ganting. 1916

Ren Ganting Leisure Seal

Attractive Shoushan leisure seal by Ren Ganting, master of Zisha painting and craft.

Grey-beige stone with dragon and baby-dragon as handle. Delicately carved.

As actual seal engraved are 7 characters: Shu bei cui mo mo bo 书被催成墨末波 (Books are memories, the ink not thick).

2,1 x 2,1 x 1,6 inches (72 x 72 x 38 mm), very fine condition. (The string has been replaced recently).

The artist Ren Ganting (1889-1968) was THE Master of Zisha painting and craft. All oft he later great Zisha artists, like Xu Hantang 徐汉棠, were influenced by his art and teaching.

His seals are hard to find.

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Hugo Eckener Zeppelin Engineer Autograph CoA

Hugo Eckener Zeppelin Airship Builder Signature on Photo. COA


Hugo Eckner autograph

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Hugo Eckener Autograph on Zeppelin Foto postcard (Luftschiffswerft Friedrichshafen a. B. LZ 126 – Amerikaschiff).

Signed at front-side.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

14,6 x 9,8 cm. Moderate use.

Dr. Hugo Eckener (1868 – 1954) was the manager of the Luftschiffbau Zeppelin during the inter-war years, and also the commander of the famous Graf Zeppelin for most of its record-setting flights, including the first airship flight around the world, making him the most successful airship commander in history.

He was also responsible for the construction of the most successful type of airships of all time. An anti-Nazi who was invited to campaign as a moderate in the German presidential elections, he was blacklisted by that regime and eventually sidelined.

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