Chinese Leisure Seal by Dong Xiaochi 董小池

Chinese Leisure Seal by Dong Xiaochi

Oval-shaped Chinese leisure seal, beige-grey Shou-shan-stone with darker enclosures at one side.

Artist signed: Dong Xiaochi 董小池.

As actual seal 5 characters have been carved: 乐子之无知  le zi zhi wu zhi (the ignorance of the happy son)

22 x 15 x 55 mm, good condition.
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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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China: Antique Bronze, small Ding from the Qing Dynasty

China: Small antique Bronze, Ding. Qing Dynasty.

 

China: Attractive, small, 3-legged bronze, Ding. Warm, dark patina, minimal verdigris under the upper rim. The object is either from the early or Mid-Qing-Dynasty.

Diameter: 47 mm, Height: 40 mm, 60 gram. Minimal blemishes ( A small hole has been professionally restored, minor scratching at bottom ).

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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 Pot blue white Porcelain

Antique Chinese Brush Pot blue white Porcelain

China, Qing Dynasty: Attractive porcelain brush pot, scene with 2 swords-men.
Diameter: 3,9 in (9,7 mm). Height: 6,2 in (15,7 mm).

Minor aging, small dark spot on upper rim (inside). No fissures or other faults.

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Antique Chinese Brush Container made of Bamboo

Antique Chinese Brush Container made of Bamboo

chinese brush container
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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