Qing Dynasty Seal: Fu Rong Stone. Very attractive. 石科印章

Qing Dynasty Seal: Fu Rong Stone. Very attractive.


Very attractive Chinese Seal from Qing-Dynasty. Fu-Rong stone with handle in shape of old lotus leaves.

As actual seal engraved are 2 characters: Shuo Tang (great hall).

Side engraving with the name oft he artist: 石科 Shi Ke (zuo).

18 x 15 x 65 mm. 44 gram. Very fine condition.

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Antique Chinese Brush Washer, Silver, Hallmark

Antique Chinese Brush Washer, Silver, Hallmark

chinese brush washer

 

 

Decorative antique Chinese brush washer (for painters and calligraphers) made of silver. Small metal spoon. Hall mark at bottom.
The object is from the early last century.

Shape of a leaf with twines, snake, frog and butterfly
74 x 48 x 24 mm, 33 gram. Good condition.

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Qing Dynasty Zi Tan Brushpot, signed

China, Qing Dynasty: Zi Tan Brushpot, signed

Qing Dynasty: Most attractive brushpot, made of heavy, dark rosewood, Zi Tan. Signed Wu Duming, 1844.

Diameter 5,5 inches (14 cm), height 6,2 inches (16 cm), weight 1,5 kg (!)

Carved at the front side are 2 warriors in heavy armor and a standard bearer. At the reverse a longer text in neat Xing-Shu is
engraved.
Very attractive brushpot, a really eye-catcher.

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Silver Cigarette Box from 1917. War Gift from Comrades

Silver Cigarette Box from 1917. War Gift from Comrades
Cigarette box WW1
Cigarette box WW1

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Austria, World War 1: Decorative silver cigarette box, ornate border, lines, initials of owner’s name „ J. C. „.

The cigarette box was a present from war comrades between 1914-17. Attractive Art Nouveau-style dedication at the inside of the box.

11,3 x 8,7 cm (4,5 x 3,4 inches). Solid sliver, 175 gram, 2 small silver marks. Minor wear, good condition..

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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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Antique Snuff Box. Horn with Tortoiseshell and Metal Marquetry

Antique Snuff Box. Horn with Tortoiseshell and Metal Marquetry

antique Snuff box

European 18. -19th century snuff box made of horn. The cask cover with floral marquetry, using tortoiseshell – and metal-strips.

On one small side is a short crack (5mm), at the front size the horn shows minor aging, otherwise good condition.

Size: 8,8 x 4,0 x 2,6 cm (3,5 x 1,6 x 1 inches), 63 gram.

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Decorative, old Chinese Leisure Seal 高山流水

Decorative, old Chinese Leisure Seal in Shape of Rock

Old Chinese Seal in decorative design of a solid rock.

The sides of the seals are carved and depict 2 scholars at a rock, trees and houses at the reverse.

At the right upper part 4 characters are engraved, which are also the actual seal: gao shan liu shui – 高山流水 (water is flowing from the high mountains).

44 x 20 x 59 mm, 55 gram. Very fine condition, it feels good in hand and comes in a (newer) box.

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Zhang Changjia Leisure Seals, Set of 6 Shou-shan, 张昌甲印章

Set of 6 Leisure Seals by Zhang Changjia 张昌甲 (1827 – ?)

Qing Dynasty: Six brown-grey, (smoke-colored) shoushan-seals, all 6 very well carved by the important seal carver Zhang Changhua (1827 – ?).

Each seal with side engraving 隽生 Jun Sheng, the courtesy name of 张昌甲 Zhang Changjia.

10 x 10 x 50 mm, good condition.
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