Chinese Seal with Bird Script by Gu Songzhan 谷松章

Chinese Seal with Bird Script by Gu Songzhan 谷松章

Chinese Seal by Gu Songzhan

Chinese Seal by Gu Songzhan

Scarce Chinese seal: translucent Shou-shan stone. As actual seal 3 characters in bird script (niao-shu) have been carved.

Side inscription with details and artist signature: Song Zhang 松章

Gu Songzhang (born 1969) is an important contemporary artist, known for his seals in bird-script (鸟虫篆文字); he is a member of the famous Xiling seal-society.

15 x 15 x 48 mm, good condition.

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Chinese vintage Seal with decorative Design

Chinese vintage Seal with decorative Design

Old Chinese Seal from the beginning of the Republic-period. Very decorative carving of the 4 sides with a poem (?) in traditional Zhuan-shu-style.

Name of the seal carver as side inscription.

As actual seal 4 characters are engraved: Fan yu dang zhi.

0,9 x 0,9 x 2,5 inches (23 x 23 x 64 mm), 85 gram. Fine condition.
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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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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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Longish Chinese Seal marbled Stone

Longish Chinese Seal marbled Stone

Attractive, longish leisure seal, marbled stone, side inscription in Zhuan-Shu 篆书.

As actual seal 7 characters have been carved: nan tuo yishi xiyang qian 南陀遗事夕阳前 (steep bank in the south, incidents of past ages, the setting sun ahead ).

16 x 16 x 100 mm, good condition.

The seal is from the Republic period.

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Qing Dynastie Seal by Duan Fang 陶斋 1895

Qing Dynastie Seal by Duan Fang 陶斋

 

Old Chinese leisure seal, black stone. As actual seal engraved are 10 characters: yi zhau wu ling guiqu buru xian zao (to give back a military grave means less than a relaxed morning).

Side inscription with date (1895) and name Tao Zhai 端方 (hao of Duan Fang).

Duan Fang 陶斋 (1861 bis 1911) a member of the Manchu Plain White Banner, was a late Qing dynasty politician, educator, and collector.

30 x 30 x 68 mm, good condition.

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Chinese Leisure seal by Chen Ruizhen – 陈瑞珍篆刻

Chinese Leisure seal by Chen Ruizhen

Chinese leisure seal by the artist Chen Ruizhen 陈瑞珍. Violet-grey stone with Foo lion as handle. As actual seal 8 characters haven been engraved, a quotation by Chairman Mao: bai hua qi fang bai jia zhenming 百花齐放百家争鸣 (let a hundred flowers bloom, a hundred schools of thought contend).

The seal has been carved in 1964. Side engraving with date and signature.

25 x 25 x 40 mm, good condition.

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China Qing Leisure Seal, Shou Shan with Landscape, by Pan Zhengwei

China Qing Leisure Seal, Shou Shan with Landscape, by Pan Zhengwei 潘正炜

 

Nice, old Chinese seal made of yellow-brown Shou Shan – Stone from the later Qing-Dynasty. Engraving of a landscape scene with 2 scholars. The shades of the stone have been well used – impression of mist over the bridge. 4 characters as actual seal: Li Zi Suo Wan (李子所玩).

Carving with the name of the seal carver, the well known and important seal carver Pan Zhengwei ( 潘正炜 1821-1861).

潘正炜 (清)字季彤,号听颿楼主人,道光、咸丰(1821—1861年)间番禺(今广州)人。精鉴别,富收藏书、画。著听颿楼集贴、听颿楼书画记、听颿楼续刻书画记。印章有【季彤审定】(明清书画印鉴)

Old, very well carved stone in very fine condition.

2 x 1,0  x  1,5 inches (50 x 25 x 39 mm). 61 gram.

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Tao Shoubo Seal 陶寿伯印章 9 Characters

Chinese Seal by Tao Shoubo – 陶寿伯. 9 Characters Saying

Attractive Chinese seal by the famous seal carver Tao Shoubo (1901 – ?). Grey Shou Shan stone with landscape scene a tone side oft he seal and his name Shoubo engraved.

As actual seal 9 characters are engraved: Ping sheng you san dai wenzi zhi hao – 平生有三代文字之好 (Ones whole life is based on the wise books of 3 generations ).

14 x 14 x 42 mm, 20 gram, very fine condition.

[近现代](一九o一至?)陶寿伯,字知奋,号万石老人、畴中老人、万石层士,江苏无锡人。1915年 从苏州唐伯谦学,学习拓碑、裱帖、钩字、刻碑文及砚铭等,当时有师兄弟钱瘦铁等,从此步入了篆刻艺术生涯。1922年至上海报界工作,师事著名篆刻家赵叔儒,并与书画界名流相交往,兼习书画。

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