Antique Seal by Fang Junyi 方濬益

Antique Seal by Fang Junyi

 

Antique leisure seal by the artist Fang Junyi 方濬益 (? – 1899).
As actual seal 4 characters have been carved: xiang yin yi xin 相印以心 (appraise the seal by your heart).

Side inscription with details, dedication and signature.

50 x 18 x 46 mm, good condition.

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Leisure Seal by Jin Cheng, Qing Dynasty. 金城篆刻

Antique Chinese Leisure Seal by Jin Cheng, Qing Dynasty 1911

Qing Dynasty: Attractive old Chinese stone seal by the important painter, calligrapher and seal carver Jin Cheng 金城 (1878 – 1967). The seal has been carved in 1911.

4 characters as actual seal: 岂长贫贱 qi chang pinjian ( How long does one need to stay poor and lowly? The line is from an old erotic novel„Lan shi qiguan“ – 古典色情小说《浪史奇观》).

Side engraving with name and date June 1911.
32 x 23 x 36 mm, good condition.

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Chinese Leisure Seal by Xu Sangeng 徐三庚图章

Xu Sangeng Seal. Chinese Leisure Seal Qing Dynasty

Chinese Leisure Seal Xu Sangeng

 

Shoushan leisure seal by the famous seal carver Xu Sangeng (1826-1890).

Engraved are 15 characters shi yue bu jian Huang shu duo ze bi-li zhi xin fu sheng yi ,時月不见黄叔度,则鄙吝之心复生矣, for a long time I did not see uncle Huang but instead the heart of a vulgar has been reborn. (A line by Zhou Ziju 周子居 for the period of the Eastern Han Dynasty).

18 x 18 x 54 mm, good condition.

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Old Leisure Seal by Qi Shuyu 戚叔玉

Decorative old Leisure Seal by Qi Shuyu

 

Decorative old leisure seal, marbled stone, carved by the important seal carver Qi Shuyu 戚叔玉 (1912-1992).

As seal 9 characters have been engraved: shu fengliu renwu huankan jinzhao 数风流人物还看今朝 (many distinguished people return (home )and watch the present).

Side inscription: Shuyu 叔玉

35 x 35 x 62 mm, good condition.

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Chinese Leisure Seal by Qian Shanyang 钱善杨篆刻

Chinese Leisure Seal by Qian Shanyang

 

Antique Chinese leisure seal by the important seal-carver Qian Shanyang 钱善杨(1765-1807).

Black stone-seal with 4 characters engraved: Wen Zheng zhi jia 文正之家 (home of Wen Zheng).

25 x 25 x 50 mm, good condition. Side inscription with signature of the artist.

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Chinese Ivory Seal by Zhang Qinbing 张亲并

Old Chinese Ivory Seal with Scholar and Long Inscription

 

Decorative Chinese ivory seal with engraving of a scholar at one side and a long, delicately carved, text at reverse.

The seal is from early last century and has, quite unusual, the name carved in transcription: Ming Yung E [the „E“ probably stands for Esquire].

Artist signed: Zhang Qinbing 张亲并.

21 x 6 x 32 mm, good condition.
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Chinese Leisure Seal by Qian Shunyang 钱顺扬

Chinese Leisure Seal by Qian Shunyang

Qian Shunyang Leisure Seal

 

Old Chinese leisure seal, beige-grey Shou Shan stone, oval shape. Carved by the important seal carver Qian Shunyang 钱顺扬 (appr. 1765 – 1807, Shun Fu).

As actual seal 4 characters have been carved: 神气冲和 shenqi chonghe (expression with plenty of dash).
Side engraving with the artist signature Shun Fu 顺父.

25 x 15 x 36 mm, good condition.

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Zhao Bingchong 赵秉冲 Leisure Seal. 18. Ct

Very attractive seal by the famous Qing Dynasty artist Zhao Bingchong

Seal by Zhao Bingchong

Attractive Shou Shan stone in shape of a landscape with a pagoda on a rock at one side and a peasant with a load of brushwood at the other side. The top is almost semi transparent.

His artist name Shuo Huai 研怀 has been carved on a rock.

As actual seal are 2 characters engraved: Shi Jing 诗 境 (field of poetry).

Zhao Bingchong 赵秉冲 (1787 – ca. 1814) was an important painter, calligrapher and seal carver. His works sell high at auctions and galleries.

42 x 26 x 44 mm, 48 gram, fine condition, no faults.

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Chinese Leisure Seal by Li Tianma 李天马

Chinese Leisure Seal by Li Tianma

Small Chinese leisure seal, white-beige stone, engraved by the artist Li Tianma 李天马 (1908-1990).

As actual seal 3 characters have been carved: you yu yi 游于艺 (rove around and [show interest in] arts).

Pictorial side-engraving with archaic dancer and the Name of the artist, Tianma 天马.

4 x 16 x 49 mm, very good condition.

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Qing Dynasty Seals in Zitan Cassette by Wu Zi

Attractive Seal Pair by Wu Zi, Qing Dynasty

antique Seal Pair

Pair of leisure seals be the important seal carver Wu Zi (吳咨 1813-1858). The seals come in a Zi-tan wood cassette. The covers of the seals are well carved – a fisherman a tone and Chinese characters at the other.

Carving of the seals: dao shi ju-shi 道實居士 (Buddhist of the true way) and: dao zhong zhai 道眾齋 (way of numerous alms).

The seals are 48 x 48 x 20 mm, the cassette is 170 x 84 x 40 mm, good condition.

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