War with China. Old Mocking Postcard, Boxer Rebellion

War with China. Old Mocking Postcard, Boxer Rebellion

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Vintage postcard “Der Krieg in China” (The War in China). The postcard depicts German ships, marines, a Chinese (Li Hong Zhang) and a satirical poem:

Li Hong Zhang, think twice,
don’t make us Germans angry,
’cause we Germans we can’t
take a joke – you will see!

Unused, light toning from age.

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Tribunal in Mukden. Chinese Vintage Postcard

Tribunal in Mukden. Old Chinese Postcard

Chinese vintage postcard with tribunal scene, executioners, torture devices with sword. “Un tribunal a Moukden”.

Russian and French imprints. Unused, very fine condition.

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Antique Chinese Vase, blue white Craquelure, End of Qing Dynasty

Qing Dynasty Vase, blue white Craquelure

Chinese porcelain vase, from the end of Qing Dynasty.

Round stand, slim corpus with lid.

Floral decoration with birds in blue color against white, sparsely crackled background.

Dark brown rim and stand with floral décor.

Cheng Hua-bottom mark but from later period, 18- 19th century.

Diameter corpus: 8,5 cm, Height: 25 cm. Good condition.

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Chinese Qing Dynasty Leisure Sealby Gu Ling 顾苓

Chinese Qing Dynasty Leisure Sealby Gu Ling

Attractive old Chinese leisure seal from the early Qing Dynasty, carved by the important seal carver 顾苓 Gu Ling (1628 – 1722). Dragon with pearl as handle.

As seal engraved are the characters: 湖上笠翁氏李渔之印 hu shang li weng shi li yu zhi yin (Seal of the old man with the bamboo hat on the lake, who belongs to fisher-family Li).

19 x 19 x 45mm, good condition. Signed wit the character 苓 Ling .

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Antique Chinese Opium Pipe, End of Qing Dynasty

Antique Chinese Opium Pipe, authentic

 

 

Antique, authentic Chinese Opium pipe. Brought to Europe at the beginning of last century by a German marine.

The mouth-part is bone, the pipe has lotus and characters engraved, the stopper at the short end has been replaced later.
Length: 54,5 cm (21,5 inches), good condition.

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Old Tientsin Medows Road Postcard 1905 Military Strike

Old Tianjin Postcard German Military Strike

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Old Chinese b/w postcard: „ Tientsin Medows Road“. Street view in decorative frame. The postcard has been issued by Scholz in Qingdao.

Sent Tianjin to Darmstadt in Germany in 1904. 5 Pfennig Germania stamp tied by TIENTSIN Deutsche Post 22/7 04 – cancellation.

Additional square strike: SB Ostasiatische Besatzungs Brigade II. BAT. 1 Inf. Rgmnts.
Good condition.

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Antique Chinese Scholars Bruh Container with Ladies and Children

Famille Rose Scholar’s Brush Container from Qing Dynasty

 

Decorative, antique Chinese scholar’s porcelain brush pot from the Qing Dynasty. Scene with ladies and children. Famille rose porcelain, Jia Qing period bottom mark (大清嘉庆年制) but probably later made, before ca 1875.
Diameter: 8 cm, height: 11,5 cm. Good condition, well painted.

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Chinese Snuff Bottle. Red Overlay. Qing Dynasty.

Chinese Snuff Bottle. Red Overlay. Qing Dynasty.

Chinese snuff bottle overlay

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Antique Chinese snuff bottle. Transparent glass with an overlay of ruby-red glass, carved in relief, with motives of scholars under pine trees, playing chess and reading a scroll.

Rather large object: 3,5 x 4,4 x 1,5 inches (88 x 110 x 35 mm). Very fine condition.

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China, Qing Dynasty: Gilded Buddha Akshobhya.

China, Qing Dynasty: Gilded Buddha Akshobhya.

Qing Dynasty, Chinese Bronze-Buddha Akshobhya, fire-gilded.

3,2 x 2,2 x 4,4 inches (83 x 53 x 110 mm), 290 gram.

The gilding is partly worn out but intact on the larger part of the figure.

The content in the body oft he Buddha is still existent, the base-plate is uneven.
The Object comes from the important Dr. Walter Heihs collection.

Buddha Akshobhya, “the Unshakable”, is the Buddha touching the Earth with his right hand, while his left hand is resting in his lap to accept alms.

This position is known as the Bhumisparsha Mudra.

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Antique Seal by Zhang Xiong 19. Ct 张熊篆刻

Antique Seal by Zhang Xiong 19. Ct 张熊

 

Antique seal, grey-green stone, carved by the important seal carver Zhang Xiong 张熊, 1803 – 1886.
As actual seal 12 characters have been carved: 抱清静以独立,兮超万古而久长 bao qingjing yi duli, xi chao wangu er jiu chang (embrace the silence to become independent, transcend thorugh the ages and become age-old).

30 x 31 x 20 mm, good condition.

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