Imperial China: Postcard with Missionaries. Tsintau Cancelation

1898: b/w postcard depicting German missionaries on the leave. German soldiers and Chinese seeing them off.

Attached is a German 10 Pfennig stamp with a China imprint, tied by a TSINTAU China 26/12 98 – cancellation. Wilhelmshaven arrival mark.

Slight wear, a few brown spots form aging at the top border.

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Chinese Snuff Bottle in Milleflori Technique

Chinese Snuff Bottle in Milleflori Technique

Peking Glass Snuff Bottle
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Very decorative, old Chinese snuff bottle in fine Milleflori-technique with fascinating shades and three-dimensional effect.

The snuff bottle is from the first part of last century.

42 x 25 x 51 mm. Metal-spoon with red-grey stone. Good condition.

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Two 19. Ct Canton Porcelain Plates

Chinese Plates Canton Ware 19. Ct
Antique Canton porcelain

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Two Chinese plates from app. 1850. Canton ware with red green, blue and gold.

One plate has scenes with people and birds and flowers. Scenes with people are around the outside.

The plate has a diameter of 23,5 cm. It was broken and has been repaired.

The other plate is in the same colors with different flower and bird-motifs.

Diameter: 26,7 cm. 4 cm fissure otherwise good condition.

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Chinese Yixing Tea Pot. Very decorative. 蒋蓉宜兴茶壶

Chinese Yixing Tea Pot. Very decorative.

 

 

Old Chinese Yixing tea-pot, decorative with red-dotted glaze and leaves as decoration at lid and one side of the tea pot, handle in shape of a twig.

Marked inside the lid and at bottom Jiang Rong 蒋蓉.

Appr. 18,2 x 12 x 8,5 cm. Good condition, good quality.

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Old Chinese Silver Bracelet with Cinnabar Panels Art Deco

Old Chinese Silver Bracelet with Cinnabar Panels Art Deco

Desirable Chinese Art Deco bracelet with red carved cinnabar bracelet, delicate silver filigree.

The three red cinnabar panels depict the Chinese character shou (寿) longevity and floral decor.

Iit is in perfect condition with a hidden slide clasp and a daintily slim chain. It is hallmarked China Silver and it is very collectible.

Measurements: 7 ½ x 1 5/8 inches (190 x 43 mm), weight 59 gram.

Condition: Very good with no chips or nicks to the cinnabar. This most attractive bracelet shows normal age and is free of verdigris. The clasp is shutting secure.

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Two Scott# 1L43 A11 Stamps on Chinese Military Cover 1945 NE Region

Scare Chinese Postal History 1945 North East Michel Nr. 55B

Chinese Postal History NE cover

Postal History Scarce Chinese military cover

 

Scare Chinese Postal History 1945 North East Michel Nr. 55B

Nord-East China 1945: Military cover with 2 x 50 Yuan stamps 10th anniversary start of war against Japan Hand holding Rifle), Scott: 1L43 A11, Michel Nr. 55B (cut).
Special cancellation: 东川重慶 抗戰勝利纪念 Dong-chuan Chongqing kang zhan shengli jinian (Remember the triumphantly Dongchuan Chongqing battle (against Japan).

Imprint at reverse: 中华民国陆海空军副司都示

21,2 x 10,3 cm. Moderate wear due to age.
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Chinese Painting of a Peke, Ink and Color on Silk, framed

Chinese Silk Painting of a Peke, framed

Cute old Chinese painting, depicting a Pekingese (Peke). Delicate painting in gongbi-technique, ink and colors on silk.
Matted in traditional Chinese way and later on put in a western frame. Size: 6 x 8 inches ist he actual painting – 11,2 x 13,2 inches is the frame.

Some soiling at the cardboard at the reverse not affecting the painting. The painting is from the first half of last century, Small red artist’s chop at lower left corner.

Riots in Tianjin: Chinese Vintage Postcard 1912

China Vintage Postcard: Riots Tianjin. Revolution-Period

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Chinese vintage postcard, depicting a Tianjin street scene: „ Tientsin, Riot March 1912”.

Unused postcard with Lutai-cancellations at front and reverse. 1 cent coiling dragon stamp. Fine condition.

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