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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China Bronze Seals: Set of 12 Zodiac Signs

China Bronze Seals: Set of 12 Zodiac Signs

Chinese Seals: Complete Set of 12 zodiac signs in bronze. The cast seals have different characters as actual seals, all carved by hand, which is rather difficult to do.

The seals are from the beginning of last century. Warm patina with some spots of green rust.

Size each: 0,6 x 0,6 x 0,9 each ( 14 x 14 x 25 mm) app. 20-23 gram.

Scarce set in fine condition.

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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

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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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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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Antique Chinese yixing tea cup

Antique Chinese yixing tea cup

Attractive, antique yixing tea cup (宜兴茶杯). Elegant, simple shape. It feels great to hold it in ones hands.

The bottom of the inside shows many carved radial lines.

Bottom mark with 4 characters: 趙勈毛制

Diameter: 92 mm, height: 57 mm. Very good condition.

 

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