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: Hong Hua Fu Rong Shou Shan, 4 Characters

Chinese Leisure Seal:  Hong Hua Fu Rong Shou Shan, 4 Characters

Nice, old Chinese seal made of Shou Shan Hong Hua Fu Rong – Stone 寿山红花芙蓉石. Engraving of a landscape on all 4 sides with 2 scholars standing next a pine tree. 4 characters as actual seal: Bu He Shi Yi  不合时宜 ( untimeliness).

Side-carving with the name of the seal carver, Shi San 石三.
Valuable, beautiful stone, well carved and in very fine condition.

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Faceted Green Peking Glass Snuff Bottle

Green Peking Glass faceted Snuff Bottle.

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Chinese very nicely faceted, green Peking glass snuff bottle, octagonal at top, hexagonal at lower part.

Diameter: 34 mm, height: 61 mm (without stopper).

Attractive, old snuff bottle with no faults, good condition.

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Qing Chinese Seal with Cicada, Collectors Seal by 元白

Old Chinese Seal, Cicada, Collectors Seal, Qing

Qing Dynasty, Chinese Seal: Grey Shou Shan stone with a cicada as handle and 4 characters as actual seal: 元白藏书 Yuan Bai Cang Shu (Book Collection Yuan Bai).
Text, name of the seal carver, Bai Yuan, as side inscription.
0,8 x 0,8 x 2 inches (22 x 22 x 50 mm), 54 gram. Fine condition.

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Buddha Avalokiteshvara Bronze in Ming Style

Qing Dynasty Buddha Bronze in Ming Style.

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Qing Dynasty Bronze: Seated Buddha Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin) with scepter, wearing an openwork crown.

Detailed, fine work, rich ornaments.

According Ming-style the figure has a large head and a gentle smile.

Attractive natural patina. The bronze is approximately 100 years old.

Height: 30,5 cm, width: 21 cm, weight: 3,9 kg. Very good condition.

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王千鼻烟壶 Wang Qian Painted Snuff Bottle

Inside Painted Snuff Bottle by Wang Qian

Chinese Snuff Bottle Inside Painted by Wang Qian
Decorative old Chinese snuff bottle. Peking glass with scholars reading poems at front and reverse, overlaid cranes on both sides. Delicately executed. Painted by the renowned artist Wan Qian 王千.
Artist signed: Wang Qian 王千
43 x 26 x 62 mm, good condition.

 

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Pair of Qing Dynasty Hardwood Lions

Pair of Qing Dynasty Hardwood Lions

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China, Qing Dynasty: Very attractive pair of hardwood Foo Lions. Strong expressions, delicately carved.

The female lion has a cub in her paws, the male holds a ball.

Both objects are in very good condition with no parts missing and no cracks.Appr. 15,6 x 4,5 x 9,2 cm.  More Chinese Antiques: HERE

Antique Chinese Seal with Eight Immortals

Antique Chinese Seal. Hard Wood, Qing Dynasty

Antique Chinese hard-wood seal with very decorative carving of the actual seal print.
It seems to be a company seal. What makes it special is the carving of the border, which depicts the Eight immortals, delicately carved with strong expressions.

The seal is from the 18th century. At one side is a wax seal attached, which was needed to bring the seal out of China. It was bought in the early 1970s in Tianjin.

Size: 0,8 x 1,7 x 2,1 inches, 40 gram, fine condition.

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