Chinese Leisure Seal. Shou Shan, very attractive.

Chinese Leisure Seal. Shou Shan, very attractive.

 

Attractive Chinese Shou Shan seal ( Shou Shan Qiao Se Qi Jiang 寿山巧色旗降. Rich light brown tone with darker enclosures. Bigger white enclosure at the top has been used to carve a dragon.

Carved by the seal carver Cai Zhaofu 蔡招夫. Engraved are 2 characters, 墨趣 ( Mo Qu – attracted by ink).

Side-carving with text, dedication and the name of the seal carver.

Old, well carved stone in very fine condition.

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Old Chinese Shou Shan Leisure Seal

Old Chinese Leisure Seal Shou Shan

Decorative, old Chinese Shou Shan leisure seal. At the front side a wanderer is carved, at the reverse a temple.

As actual seal 2 characters have been carved: Zhu Mei 竹楣 (bamboo lintel).

The seal is from the Republic period.

35 x 14 x 60 mm, good condition.

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Chinese Leisure Seal by Zhu Qishi. 3 Characters and Pictorial.

Chinese Leisure Seal by Zhu Qishi – 朱其石. 3 Characters and Pictorial.

朱其石印章: Attractive Chinese seal carved by the important seal carver Zhu Qishi (1906 ~ 1965). Engraved are 3 characters ( Qing Fei Shou 庆丰收 – Celebrating the bumper harvest) and a pictograph of a little girl with a kite.

Side-carving with date, short text and the name of the seal carver, Zhu Qishi 朱其石

Well carved stone in very fine condition.

朱其石(一九○六·九·——一九六五·五·五·),原名碁,以诞於浙江宣平县括苍山下,又取名宣,号曰括苍居士,复因生於农历八月,又以桂□为号;另有秀水老农、葛窗居士、雁来红馆主人、抱冰居士等别署。浙江嘉兴人。 父名丙—,号补拙,以书画金石之学名於时。

0,7 x 0,7  x  2,1 inches (19 x 19 x 54 mm). 54 gram.

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Tian Huang Seal with Foo Lion by Shan Ya 田黄印章 – 山崖刻

Tian Huang Seal with Foo Lion by Shan Ya 山崖

Old Chinese Stone seal, Tian Huang with Foo lion, holding a stylized coin. 4 characters as actual seal inscription: xu er bu lou (nothing can leak from emptiness ).

Side engraving with artist name: Shan Ya.

18 x 18 x 50 mm, 34 gram, good condition.

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Unusual Chinese Seal with Manchurian Text. Qing Dynasty.

Unusual Chinese Leisure Seal with Manchurian Text. Qing Dynasty.

1799 (?) Interesting Chinese seal, grey – beige Shou Shan Stone with Chinese and Manchurian characters: Qin Xin Jian Qi 琴心剑气 (The heart of the zither has the power of a sword).

The seal was engraved by the famous seal carver Dong Xun ( 董洵 1740-1809), Artist name Xiao Chi 小池

Side engraving with details and seal carver’s name. Very fine condition.

董洵(1740–1809年)清代篆刻家。字企泉,号小池,又号念巢。浙江山阴人。曾官能判,弃官后,落拓京师,卖印为生。与同时人余集、黄钺、赵秉冲、罗聘等友善,

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Bronze Seal, Zhao Shuru 趙叔孺 accredited, 2 Characters 悲盦

Bronze Seal, Zhao Shuru accredited, 2 Characters

Attractive metal leisure seal, accredited tot he important seal carver Zhao Shuru 趙叔孺 (1874-1945).
Besides his seals Zhao is also famous for his paintings and calligraphy.

A standing man as handle an as actual seals 2 characters: Bei wan 悲盦 (container for sadness).

22 x 22 x 41 mm. Nice patina, fine condition.

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Chinese Leisure Seal by Li Zetai 黎泽泰

Old Chinese Leisure Seal by Li Zetai 黎泽泰

 

Chinese leisure seal, ocher-beige stone with pig as handle. Carved by the renown seal carver Li Zetai (1898-1978).

As actual seal 3 characters have been carved: 德之京 De zhi jing (capital of virtue).

Side engraving with signature 黎泽泰.

16 x 16 x 59 mm, good condition.

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Ning Fucheng Leisure Seal with Cicada. 宁斧成篆刻

 

Ning Fucheng Leisure Seal with Cicada.

 

Chinese seal by Ning Fucheng Chinese seal by Ning Fucheng

Decorative, larger Chinese leisure seal by Ning Fucheng 宁斧成 (1897 – 1966). Shape of a bamboo trunk with a cicada on it.

As actual seal 3 characters have been carved: dan mo gong 淡墨公 (made with thin ink)

Signed at the upper part as part of the seal: Fucheng  斧成.

50 x 50 x 85 mm, good condition.

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