Chinese Leisure seal by Lu Zhenyu 罗振玉

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Old Chinese Leisure Seal by Luo Zhenyu. Old Chinese leisure seal, marbled stone, by the artist 罗振玉  Luo Zhenyu (? – 1940).
4 characters as actual seal: xiu wu zhi shi 修武之事 (embellish military matters).Side engraving with his artist name: 陆庵 Lu An.

9 x 9 x 59 mm, good condition.

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Old Chinese Leisure Seal by Gu Yuan 顾沅

Old Chinese Leisure Seal by Gu Yuan


Antique Chinese Seal by Gu Yuan

Antique Chinese Seal by Gu Yuan

Chinese seal, greenish Shou shan stone, engraved by the important seal carver 顾沅 Gu Yuan.

4 characters as actual seal: 虚而不屈 xu er bu qu (void but not wrong).

Side engraving with details.20 x 20 x 43 mm, good condition.

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Pair of Leisure Seals by Xie Leiming 谢磊明

Pair of Leisure Seals by Xie Leiming 謝磊明

Antique Chinese Seals by Xie Leiming Antique Chinese Seals by Xie Leiming

A pair of ocher-brown stone seals, carved by the important seal carver  谢磊明 Xie Leiming (1884 – 1963).

As seal engraved are the characters: 江山为助笔纵横 笔补造化天无功  jiang shan wei zhu bi zhongheng, bi bu zaohua tian wu gong. (Rivers and mountains halp the brush to weave [landscapes], the brush corrects what heaven failed to create).

It is a line from a Tang-Dynasty poem.

Side engraving with details and each signed: Xie Leiming.

謝磊明Xie Leiming was an early member of the famous Xiling Seal-society, 西泠印社.Each one is 29 x 30 x 42 mm, good condition.

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Chinese vintage Seal by Xi Ke, 息柯

Chinese vintage Seal with Yue Fei Quotation

Chinese vintage seal

Chinese vintage seal by the known seal carver Xi Ke, 息柯印章. Grey Shou Shan stone.

Engraved are 4 characters, a quotation of the famous Chinese General Yue Fei – 岳飞: Zhuan huai ji lie (my strong bosom bears intense power – 壮怀激烈).

Decorative side engraving with the 4 seal characters in Li-Shu style and details. 1956 (by) Xi Ke. 息柯.

24 x 14 x 55 mm. 47 gram. Very fine condition.

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Pair of Chinese Seals with Foo Lions by 涬同書

Pair of Chinese Seals with Foo Lions

Pair of Antique Chinese Seals Pair of Antique Chinese Seals

Chinese pair of seals, beige grey stones with Foo-lions, sitting on balls, as handles. The balls have been well hollowed.

One seal reads: 涬同書印, the other: 涬元穎氏The seals have been carved by a 89 year old seal carver, 涬同書 Xing Tongshu.
Side engraving with details and signature.

Each: 24 x 24 x 85 mm, good condition.

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Chinese Leisure Seal Collection

Collection of 5 Chinese Seals by important Artists

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Small lot of five seals by well known or important seal carvers from the Republic Period: Shen Yi (Monk „Da Xiu“ carved at Hanshan-Monastary),  慎仪 大休作于寒山寺 (寺住持) Hai wai gui lai shi du shu ( Jian Jinglun, also famous as calligrapher), 海外归来始读书 (千石) (简经纶) Tou tou shi dao (Song Zhishan), 头头是道 芷山刻 (宋芷山)Huan hai ( Sha Menghai 1900 – 1992 also famous as calligrapher), 欢海 石荒刻 (沙孟海)Ku gua zi wei (Yang Tianji 1880-1960 also famous as calligrapher), 苦瓜滋味 (千里) 杨天骥

All 5 seals are rather small, 22- 45 mm, but of good quality ( 2 of them are Shoushan-stones) and in good condition.

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Chinese Leisure Seal by Xu Sangeng 徐三更

Old Chinese Leisure Seal by Xu Sangeng

Old Chinese leisure seal, grey-brown stone with lion as handle. Seal by the famous seal carver Xu Sangeng 徐三更 , Qing Dynasty.
Engraved are 4 characters: 一切吉祥 yi qie ji yang (everything lucky).

24 x 22 x 55 mm, good condition.

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Old Chinese Leisure Seal with Attractive Scenic Side Carvings

Chinese Leisure Seal with Attractive Scenic Side Carvings

Old Chinese leisure seal with good side carvings on all 4 sides, depicting old scholars, pine trees and landscape.
Artist signed.

The actual seal carving reads: yi sheng hao ming li cun 一生好名立存 (throughout one’s life one should care to establish a good reputation).

Size: 26 x 20 x 71 mm, good condition.

 

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Qing Dynasty Leisure Seal by Yao Yuanzhi 姚元之

Qing Dynasty Leisure Seal by Yao Yuanzhi Gourd Shape

 

Attractive, antique leisure seal, carved by the seal carver 姚元之 Yao Yuanzhi (? – 1852). Black-green stone, well carved.

As actual seal 8 characters have been carved: 大學士方岳貢之章 Da xue-shi fang yue gong zhi zhang (seal which tributes to the great, honest scholars).

Side inscription: 元之作 Yuanzhi zuo

60 x 55 x 33 mm, good condition.

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