Chinese Seal by Ding Fuzhi 丁輔之篆刻

Chinese Seal by Ding Fuzhi

Old Chinese leisure seal by the important Chinese seal carver Ding Fuzhi 丁輔之 (1897 – 1949).

As actual seal 6 characters have been carved: 大块假我以文章 da kuai jia wo yi wenzhang (a long vacation which I will use to write an article).

23 x 12 x 20 mm, good condition.

Side engraving with signature. Ding Fuzhi was an important artist and member of the famous Xiling-seal-society.

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丁辅之(1879年8月14日~1949年7月12日)近代篆刻家、书画家。原名仁友,后改名仁,字辅之,号鹤庐,又号守寒巢主,后以字行。浙江杭州人,系晚清著名藏书家“八千卷楼主人”丁松生从孙。其家以藏书之丰闻名于海内。嗜甲骨文,尝以甲骨文撰书楹联编成册,又喜篆刻,名印金石,代有收罗,尤以西泠八家印作为多。并擅画花卉瓜果,极其璀璨芳菲。幼承家学。一度同王禔供职于沪杭铁路局。公余之暇,探讨金石书画。

Attractive Chinese Leisure Seal Pair of Lions as Handle

Attractive Chinese Leisure Seal with Lions

Old, attractive Chinese leisure seal with 2 parts for seal printing, one in zhu-wen and one in bai-wen (characters carved concave and convex). As actual seal engraved are the characters: 青山意 碧海涛声 qing shan hua yi – bo hai tao sheng (blue mountains like painted – the green sea with the sound of great waves).

As handle 2 lions have been engraved. No side engraving. Both the seal itself as well as the printed area have been very well carved. End of Qing-beginning of Republic period.

65 x 30 x 30 mm. Very good condition. The seal comes in a box.
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Qing Dynasty: Blue-white Porcelain Box Double-Happiness

Antique Chinese Porcelain Box Double-Happiness

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China, Qing Dynasty, round blue-white porcelain box with a double-happiness pattern at the top.
Diameter: 3,8 inches, height: 2,2 inches. Minor wear, no cracks.

Those boxes were popular gifts for newly married.

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Chinese Leisure Seal by Zhu Guantian 朱关田

Chinese Leisure Seal by Zhu Guantian 朱关田

 

White-gray stone leisure seal by the important artist Zhu Guantian 朱关田 (1944-?), who was a famous calligrapher but also member of the important Xiling Sealcarver-Society.

3 characters have been carved as seal: zai hu zhu 在虎主 (rest with the tiger in the bamboo).
Side inscription with date and name.

13 x 10 x 52 mm. Good condition.

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Gu Shaopei Yixing Teapot, very attractive 顾绍培茶壶

Gu Shaopei Yixing Teapot, very attractive

Chinese yixing teapot by Gu Shaopei



Chinese yixing teapot by Gu Shaopei

Very attractive yixing teapot with high handle in shape of a twig by Gu Shaopei 顾绍培. Engraved decoration ( coins, bowl) at front and calligraphy at reverse.Marked twice at the inside of the lid: Gu 顾 and Shaopei 绍培, and mark at the bottom work by Gu Shaopei (顾绍培制 Gu Shaopei zhi).

Gu Shaopei is one of the most famous artists for (zisha) ware.18 x 14 x 11 cm. Very good condition, very good quality, very decorative.


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Attractive Chinese seal by the artist Leng Shi 冷石篆刻


Chinese Seal by Leng Shi 冷石篆刻

 

 

Attractive Chinese seal by the artist Leng Shi (Jin Chengxi 金承洗). It is a copy of one of the most important seals by Ren Bonian. 3 characters have been carved as actual seal: Ren Bonian  仁伯年.

Side engraving: Ren Bonian Xiansheng ming yin, Leng Shi 伯年先生名印  冷石 (important seal by master Ren Bonian, Leng Shi).

24 x 24 x 43 mm, good condition.

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Inside Painted Snuff Bottle with Grass Hopper

Snuff Bottle with Inside Painting Grass Hopper

Old Chinese snuff bottle from first half of last century. Inside painting with a grass hopper on cabbage (app. 1920-30).

Glass bottle with carved lacquer rims and lacquer stopper.

Height: 75 mm (without stopper), weight: 42 grams (without stopper).

Good condition, no faults.

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Antique Chinese Arm Rest Bamboo with Characters engraved, Qing – Republic

Antique Chinese Arm Rest Bamboo with Characters engraved

Antique Chinese Arm Rest Bamboo with Characters engraved

Decorative, antique Chinese armrest made of bamboo, hand-carved with 10 characters engraved. Signed: Zhi Xing 知行.

Interesting shape with one side heavily curled.

220 x 68 x 35 mm (8,8 x 2,7 x 1,3 inches), good condition. End of Qing period – beginning of Republic.

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Chinese Girls, Authentic aAntique China Photo from Studio

Qingdao, Jiaozhou, Two Girls in Photo Studio

 

Authentic b/w vintage photo of 2 girls with Lily-feet and traditional dresses.

Photograph from a photo studio, appr. 1905.
Small tear at right side has been professionally restored.
10 x 14, 5 cm.

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Chinese Leisure Seal by Weng Danian, 翁大年

Chinese Leisure Seal by Weng Danian. Qing Tian Stone.

China, Qing Dynasty: Attractive seal, dark Qing Tian stone, 青田, with a pair of quails and a Lotus leave as handle. Engraved are 2 characters: 素风 Su Feng (White Wind).

The seal was carved by the famous calligrapher and seal carver 叔均 Shu Jun, better known by his artist name 翁大年 Weng Da Nian (1811-1890).

0,8 x 0,8 x 2,7 inches (20 x 20 x 67 mm), 65 gram, very fine condition.

作者简介:翁大年(1811~1890),初名鸿,字叔钧,又字叔均,号陶斋,江苏吴江人。清代篆刻家。精考证,篆刻取法秦汉,结体工致妥帖。侧款作小楷,颇有韵致.

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