Zino Davidoff Autograph on Photo, CoA

Zino Davidoff Autograph, Famous Cigar Producer. CoA

Zino Davidoff portrait photo with authentic signature.

The photo depicts Zino Davidoff in business suite with one of his famous cigars in hand.

From this family developed a brand which was to represent the essence of perfect enjoyment. Signed “Z. Davidoff” in very bold black pen.

9 x 12.4 cm, good condition.

Zino Davidoff was born in 1906 in Kiev, Russian Empire, present-day Ukraine to a Jewish family. He was the eldest of four children born to tobacco merchant, Henri Davidoff.

In 1970, Zino sold his small but highly successful tobacco shop in Geneva to the Max Oettinger Company. Zino stayed on as Davidoff’s ambassador until his death in 1994 at the age of 87.

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Juan Miro Autograph from 1972 on scarce limited Edition of 30. CoA

Juan Miro Autograph: Scarce signed Print, limited Edition of 30. CoA

Juan Miro: Hand-signed print which was part of a book, published as limited edition of 30 books.
The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

The book has been published by the editor and gallery owner Adrien Maeght, who also published books about Chagall, Max Ernst, George Braques and partly Picasso ).

The catalogue has been published on the occasion of the opening of an exhibition in Zürich in1972. The catalogue was published in a limited edition of 30, contained 2 hand-signed lithographs and this hand-signed print.

Size: 46 x 31 cm ( 18 x 12,3 inches), good condition. Joan Miró i Ferrà (1893 –1983) was a Spanish Catalan painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona. A museum dedicated to his work, the Fundació Joan Miró, was established in his birth city in 1975.

Earning international acclaim, his work has been interpreted as Surrealism, a sandbox for the subconscious mind, a re-creation of the childlike, and a manifestation of Catalan pride.

Korea: 1 Won Stamp, Certified. Key Value, MNH Scott 32.

Imperial Korea: 1 Won Stamp, Certified. MNH

Imperial Korea 1 Won Stamp

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Imperial Korea: MNH 1 Won stamp, Scott#  32. Versifier signature as small pencil mark at reverse.

MNH, pristine condition. A gem. Clean, fresh colors, good perforation.

Scarce stamp though with a high catalog value!

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Antique Chinese Burial Object. Burnt Clay Sculpture.

Antique Chinese Sculpture. Burial Object, Clay.

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Antique animal clay sculpture (probably a ram). Burial object made of grey, burnt clay. Authentic object from the Song- or Yuan-Dynasty, hence app. 11.-13. century.

The object shows a very strong, lively expression.
The part or the right ear has a small fault with surly resulted from the process of burning, not later. No other damages.

2,2 x 4 x 3,4 inches (58 x 102 x 90 mm), 157 gram.

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China, Qing Dynasty: 4 Paintings Dream of Red Mansions 红楼梦

China, Qing Dynasty: 4 Paintings Dream of Red Mansions

Four antique scroll-paintings as set with scenes from the famous novel Hong Lou Meng (Dream of Red Chamber).

The paintings depict nightly scenes so the faces are in dark color.

Qing Dynasty paintings, artist signed, painted on silk, mounted as scrolls.

Each one is 8 x 40 inches ( 20,3 x 115 cm ) + margins. The wax-seals added at the cover were needed for export.

Very fine paintings of high artistic standard.

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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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Yuan Songnian Fan Painting with Landscape – 袁松年扇面

Yuan Songnian Fan Painting with Landscape from 1948

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Atmospheric landscape painting on a fan by the important Chinese painter Yuan Songnian (1895-1966).

Mounted, 67,5 x 40 cm. Wear at the margins, the fan itself is clean with no faults – just normal aging.

Yuan Songnian was member of the “Hai-Pai” (Shanghai-school), graduated at the St. John’s University, was teacher at the Academy in Shanghai, and leading member of the Shanghai Artist’s Association.

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袁松年(1895 – 1966)又名十,字鹤文。广东番禺人。海派山水画名家。毕业于圣约

翰大学。曾任上海中国画院画师,中国美术家协会上海分会会员,上海文史馆馆员,

黄浦区政协委员.

Antique Chinese Brush Container made of Bamboo

Antique Chinese Brush Container made of Bamboo

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bamboo brush pot
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Very decorative, antique Chinese brush container made of bamboo.

Deeply carved at front side, depicting stems of bamboo.

At the reverse Iris and a calligraphy have been carved. Artist signed.

Height: 17,3 cm, Diameter: 13,3 cm. Quite light: 377 gram (old bamboo brush pots are light).

This brush container is from the beginning of last century.

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Charlie Chaplin Autograph. Hand-signed, early Photo

Charlie Chaplin Autograph. Hand-signed, early Photo

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Charlie Chaplin: Large, early portrait photo, signed at the lower margin: „Best Wishes Charlie Chaplin“.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

The photo is 7 x 10,3 inches ( 17,7 x 26,2 cm ) and mounted on cardboard. The signature is slightly smeared at a few spots, otherwise fine condition,

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, (1889 –1977), known as Charlie Chaplin, was an English comic actor and film director of the silent film era. He became one of the best-known film stars in the world before the end of the First World War.

His most famous role was that of The Tramp, which he first played in the Keystone comedy Kid Auto Races at Venice in 1914.

Chaplin was one of the most creative and influential personalities of the silent-film era. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Chaplin the 10th greatest male screen legend of all time.

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Stunning Set of Five Sui Dynasty Figurines with Oxford Certificate 6-7th Ct.

Five Sui Dynasty Figurines with Oxford Certificate 6-7th Ct.

Stunning lot of five female figurines from the Sui Dynasty (518-618 AD). Very well modelled, good expressions.

Along with the lost comes a certificate of authenticity, an Oxford Authentication Certificate (Thermoluminescence Analyses Report) from 1998 and it states that they are between 900 and 1500 years old.

The smallest is app. 12 cm, the highest 18 cm.

They are in good condition, no cracks, no repairs.

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