Kulangsu Amoy Panorama Postcard threepart, CTO

Kulangsu Amoy Panorama Postcard threepart, CTO

Scarce, tripartite Chinese vintage postcard: Kilangsu-Amoy Full view. Franked with 2 stamps, one cancelled to order, tied by a bilingual Amoy 1922 – cancellation.

Unused, good condition, minor aging at left and right side.

Postcard after a photo by Ying Fong.

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American Peoples. Impressive, ancient Chromo Lithograph 1898

Indians: Most decorative, ancient Chromo Lithograph, 1898

 

Most decorative old chromo lithograph depicting 33 Indian Ethnic groups like Blackfeet Indians, Tikuna, Pueblo Indian, Eskimos, Mexican Indians, Indians from South American countries, Sioux, Apaches and many more.
Though older than 100 years the colors of this chromo lithograph look extremely fresh and vivid.

Artist signed G. Mützel. Vertical centerfold.

The graphic has been published by Meyers, Germany, in 1898. Size: 10 in. x 12 in. Fine condition. It looks great when matted and framed.

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Chinese Vintage Postcard with Prisoners and Western Soldiers

Chinese Prisoners and Western Soldiers. Vintage Postcard

Old Chinese postcard with 2 Chinese prisoners in Kangs and 6 western soldiers.
3 overprinted stamps.

From Shanghai to Tianjin to Poiters in France. Clear cancellations, good condition.

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Desirable, early Wilhelm Furtwaengler Autograph

Desirable, early Wilhelm Furtwaengler Autograph: Hand-signed Photo. CoA

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

3,4 x 5,5 inches.  Very fine condition. No postcard, real photograph. Photo by Hans Dietrich & Co, Wien.

Wilhelm Furtwaengler (1886 -1954) was a German conductor and composer.

At his first concert, he led the Kaim Orchestra (now the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra) in Anton Bruckner’s Ninth Symphony. He subsequently held posts at Munich, Luebeck, Mannheim, Frankfurt, and Vienna, before securing a job at the Berlin Staatskapelle in 1920, and in 1922 at the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra where he succeeded Arthur Nikisch. Later he became music director of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Salzburg Festival and the Bayreuth Festival, which was regarded as the greatest post a conductor could hold in Germany at the time.

Towards the end of the war, under extreme pressure from the Nazi Party, Furtwaengler fled to Switzerland. It was during this troubled period that he composed what is largely considered his most significant work, the Symphony No. 2 in E minor.

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Charlie Chaplin Autograph. Hand-signed, early Photo

Charlie Chaplin Autograph. Hand-signed, early Photo

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Charlie Chaplin: Large, early portrait photo, signed at the lower margin: „Best Wishes Charlie Chaplin“.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

The photo is 7 x 10,3 inches ( 17,7 x 26,2 cm ) and mounted on cardboard. The signature is slightly smeared at a few spots, otherwise fine condition,

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, (1889 –1977), known as Charlie Chaplin, was an English comic actor and film director of the silent film era. He became one of the best-known film stars in the world before the end of the First World War.

His most famous role was that of The Tramp, which he first played in the Keystone comedy Kid Auto Races at Venice in 1914.

Chaplin was one of the most creative and influential personalities of the silent-film era. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Chaplin the 10th greatest male screen legend of all time.

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Decorative, scarce Mela Koehler Postcard

 

Decorative, scarce Mela Koehler Postcard

Most attractive Mela Köhler postcard depicting a lady with big, decorative scarf.

 

The black background highlights the details of the scarf and dress.

Artist signed: Mela Köhler.

B. K. W. I. 384-6

Unused, scarce, very good condition.

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Qing Dynasty: Antique Chinese wooden Sculpture. Man with Pipe

Qing Dynasty: Antique Chinese wooden Sculpture. Man with Pipe

清 朝 雕 塑 Qing Dynasty, China: Huang-mu sculpture (黄 木 雕 塑<) . 4,5 x 4,1 x 12,5 inches.
Delicate carving, depicting a Chinese man with “pigtail”, in traditional outfit, smoking a pipe.

No faults, nice natural patina, warm flair.


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瞿应绍 茶壶. Outstanding Qing Dynasty Teapot. Very attractive and unusual

China: Outstanding Qing Dynasty Teapot. Very attractive

 

Imperial China: Very attractive tea pot from the Mid Qing-Periode. Yixing-type, glazed, blue tines on dark brown subsurface. Floral decor, which almost looks like Art Deco. Square shape, unusual design.

Burned-in bottom seal: Hu Gong Ye Fu 壶公冶父. This refers to the famous producer of tea pots, Qu Yingshao 瞿应绍 (1780 – 1849).

Qu Yingshao’s works can be found in specialized books on antique Chinese tea post, his works are had to find, can be found in museums and are treasured among collectors.

7 x 4 x 5 inches. With guaranty that the object is older than 100 years.

The tea pot is in good condition, there are no cracks or fissures. At the bottom rim are 4 minor flaws. (Since the floral decor is convex, the borders of the deco- units easily can become chamfered)

The object really stands out when displayed since it’s design is so unusual and special.

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Japanese Buddhists. Tinted Albumen Photo, 1880s. Stillfried

Japanese Buddhists. Tinted Albumen Photo, 1880s. Stillfried

Antique Japan Photograph: 3 Japanese beating gongs and drum. One of them is carrying a tall stand on his back.

Albumen studio-photo, thin paper, fixed on paper with small glue spots at he corners.

5,5 x 3,5 inches, fine condition, app. 1885.
Photo probably by the Austrian Baron Raimund von Stillfried (?).

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Cultural Revolution Poster Print Learn From Daqing 学大庆精神

China, Cultural Revolution: Authentic print depicting a poster by Ha Qiongwen (哈琼文), The title of the poster is xue Daqing jingshen (学大庆精神) grasp the spirit of the Daqing workers.

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Size: c. 13 x 18 cm (5 x 7 ½ inches). A few pinholes at top otherwise very good condition.
The Daqing Oil Field (simplified Chinese: 大庆油田), formerly romanized as “Taching”, is the largest oil field in the People’s Republic of China, located between the Songhua river and Nen River in Heilongjiang province.

The fact that Mao Zedong promulgated his Supreme Directive, In industry, learn from Daqing, in the 1960s reflects how important a role Daqing has historically played in industry in China.

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