China Bronze Seals: Set of 12 Zodiac Signs

China Bronze Seals: Set of 12 Zodiac Signs

Chinese Seals: Complete Set of 12 zodiac signs in bronze. The cast seals have different characters as actual seals, all carved by hand, which is rather difficult to do.

The seals are from the beginning of last century. Warm patina with some spots of green rust.

Size each: 0,6 x 0,6 x 0,9 each ( 14 x 14 x 25 mm) app. 20-23 gram.

Scarce set in fine condition.

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Zhang Changjia Leisure Seals, Set of 6 Shou-shan, 张昌甲印章

Set of 6 Leisure Seals by Zhang Changjia 张昌甲 (1827 – ?)

Qing Dynasty: Six brown-grey, (smoke-colored) shoushan-seals, all 6 very well carved by the important seal carver Zhang Changhua (1827 – ?).

Each seal with side engraving 隽生 Jun Sheng, the courtesy name of 张昌甲 Zhang Changjia.

10 x 10 x 50 mm, good condition.
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Qing Dynasty, 1829: Ivory Seal, delicate Carving.

Qing Dynasty, 1829: Ivory Seal, delicate Carving of a Poem.

Attractive, antique China seal made of ivory. The actual seal print consists of 2 characters, Da Ji ( ultimate luck ).

A poem is engraved in very delicate, small „xing-shu” – script, as well as the name of the artist, Zhang Heng. Furthermore details to the period it has been carved: Dao Guang (1821 und 1850) in the year 1829.

12 x 45 mm, very fine condition, warm flair.

At the other side of the seal we find a landscape engraved.

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Pair of Leisure Seals by Xie Leiming 谢磊明

Pair of Leisure Seals by Xie Leiming 謝磊明

Antique Chinese Seals by Xie Leiming Antique Chinese Seals by Xie Leiming

A pair of ocher-brown stone seals, carved by the important seal carver  谢磊明 Xie Leiming (1884 – 1963).

As seal engraved are the characters: 江山为助笔纵横 笔补造化天无功  jiang shan wei zhu bi zhongheng, bi bu zaohua tian wu gong. (Rivers and mountains halp the brush to weave [landscapes], the brush corrects what heaven failed to create).

It is a line from a Tang-Dynasty poem.

Side engraving with details and each signed: Xie Leiming.

謝磊明Xie Leiming was an early member of the famous Xiling Seal-society, 西泠印社.Each one is 29 x 30 x 42 mm, good condition.

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Pair of Chinese Seals with Foo Lions by 涬同書

Pair of Chinese Seals with Foo Lions

Pair of Antique Chinese Seals Pair of Antique Chinese Seals

Chinese pair of seals, beige grey stones with Foo-lions, sitting on balls, as handles. The balls have been well hollowed.

One seal reads: 涬同書印, the other: 涬元穎氏The seals have been carved by a 89 year old seal carver, 涬同書 Xing Tongshu.
Side engraving with details and signature.

Each: 24 x 24 x 85 mm, good condition.

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Chinese Leisure Seal Collection

Collection of 5 Chinese Seals by important Artists

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Small lot of five seals by well known or important seal carvers from the Republic Period: Shen Yi (Monk „Da Xiu“ carved at Hanshan-Monastary),  慎仪 大休作于寒山寺 (寺住持) Hai wai gui lai shi du shu ( Jian Jinglun, also famous as calligrapher), 海外归来始读书 (千石) (简经纶) Tou tou shi dao (Song Zhishan), 头头是道 芷山刻 (宋芷山)Huan hai ( Sha Menghai 1900 – 1992 also famous as calligrapher), 欢海 石荒刻 (沙孟海)Ku gua zi wei (Yang Tianji 1880-1960 also famous as calligrapher), 苦瓜滋味 (千里) 杨天骥

All 5 seals are rather small, 22- 45 mm, but of good quality ( 2 of them are Shoushan-stones) and in good condition.

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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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Chinese Seal by Wu Yifeng 吴一峰篆刻

Chinese Seal by Wu Yifeng

 

Chinese seal by Wu Yifeng
Chinese seal by Wu Yifeng

A pair of attractive, valuable shou shan leisure seals by the important seal carver Wu Yifeng 吴一峰 (1907 – 1998).

As actual seal 8 characters have been carved: dan jiu ru xing 耽酒如性 (to abandon oneself to wine according ones nature) and: hao shi cheng chi 好诗成痴 ( a good poem making one crazy).

Each 26 x 26 x 41 mm and 30 mm. Good condition.

Signed at the front end Da Zou Ke 大走客, his artists name.

Wu Yifen was member of the Chinese Calligraphy Society and the Artist’s Association.

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Chinese Pair of Seals by Ma Gongyu 马公愚篆刻

Chinese Pair of Seals by Ma Gongyu 马公愚篆刻

 

Attractive pair of leisure seals by the seal carver Ma Gongyu 马公愚 (1890 – 1969).

Foo lions as handles, side engraving with signature: Ma Gongyu.

As actual seals 12 characters have been engraved: 聊浮遥以相羊 and  聊浮游以道遥  liao fu yao yi xiang yang (and) liao fu you yi dao yao. (just floating it looks like a goat in the distance – just floating and swimming like a path in the distance).

Each one is 20 x 20 x 50 mm, good condition.

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Chinese Leisure Seal Pair Gao Luoyuan 高络园

Chinese Pair of Seals by Gao Luoyuan 高络园

Chinese leisure seals: Pair of round seals with hare and goat. As actual seal engraved are the characters: 谁能跳出贪财套 shei neng tiao-chu tancai tao (Who can escape the money oriented mode)

and: 月转花阴 yue zhuan hua yin (The moon rises and the flowers hide).

Signed with the artist’s name 戈虬 Ge Qiu. Good condition.

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