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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Stunning Set of Five Sui Dynasty Figurines with Oxford Certificate 6-7th Ct.

Five Sui Dynasty Figurines with Oxford Certificate 6-7th Ct.

Stunning lot of five female figurines from the Sui Dynasty (518-618 AD). Very well modelled, good expressions.

Along with the lost comes a certificate of authenticity, an Oxford Authentication Certificate (Thermoluminescence Analyses Report) from 1998 and it states that they are between 900 and 1500 years old.

The smallest is app. 12 cm, the highest 18 cm.

They are in good condition, no cracks, no repairs.

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China Qing Leisure Seal, Shou Shan with Landscape, by Pan Zhengwei

China Qing Leisure Seal, Shou Shan with Landscape, by Pan Zhengwei 潘正炜

 

Nice, old Chinese seal made of yellow-brown Shou Shan – Stone from the later Qing-Dynasty. Engraving of a landscape scene with 2 scholars. The shades of the stone have been well used – impression of mist over the bridge. 4 characters as actual seal: Li Zi Suo Wan (李子所玩).

Carving with the name of the seal carver, the well known and important seal carver Pan Zhengwei ( 潘正炜 1821-1861).

潘正炜 (清)字季彤,号听颿楼主人,道光、咸丰(1821—1861年)间番禺(今广州)人。精鉴别,富收藏书、画。著听颿楼集贴、听颿楼书画记、听颿楼续刻书画记。印章有【季彤审定】(明清书画印鉴)

Old, very well carved stone in very fine condition.

2 x 1,0  x  1,5 inches (50 x 25 x 39 mm). 61 gram.

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Tao Shoubo Seal 陶寿伯印章 9 Characters

Chinese Seal by Tao Shoubo – 陶寿伯. 9 Characters Saying

Attractive Chinese seal by the famous seal carver Tao Shoubo (1901 – ?). Grey Shou Shan stone with landscape scene a tone side oft he seal and his name Shoubo engraved.

As actual seal 9 characters are engraved: Ping sheng you san dai wenzi zhi hao – 平生有三代文字之好 (Ones whole life is based on the wise books of 3 generations ).

14 x 14 x 42 mm, 20 gram, very fine condition.

[近现代](一九o一至?)陶寿伯,字知奋,号万石老人、畴中老人、万石层士,江苏无锡人。1915年 从苏州唐伯谦学,学习拓碑、裱帖、钩字、刻碑文及砚铭等,当时有师兄弟钱瘦铁等,从此步入了篆刻艺术生涯。1922年至上海报界工作,师事著名篆刻家赵叔儒,并与书画界名流相交往,兼习书画。

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Marc Chagall Autograph on Photo Print, matted. CoA

Marc Chagall Autograph on Photo Print, matted. CoA

Marc Chagall portrait photo print, matted, hand signed with pencil.
Size: 30 x 40 cm incl passe-partout, very good condition

Marc Zaharovich Chagall Марк Захарович Шага́л (1887 –1985) was a Russian artist associated with several major artistic styles and one of the most successful artists of the 20th century.

He was an early modernist, and created works in virtually every artistic medium, including painting, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic, tapestries and fine art prints.

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Inside Painted Glass Snuff Bottle by Meng Zishou

Inside Painted Glass Snuff Bottle by Meng Zishou


Attractive old Chinese snuff bottle, glass with inside paintings of deers at
front and reverse. Very delicately painted and strong expressions of the deer’s
heads.

Antique Chinese snuff bottle

Artist signed: Meng Zishou 孟子受

Size: 43 x 24 x 45 mm. Very good condition.

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Meng Zishou was one of the most famous snuff bottle painters at the early last century. 孟子受鼻烟壶

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10 scarce Posters Jimi Hendrix and others. Bill Graham 1968

10 scarce Posters Jimi Hendrix and others. Bill Graham 1968

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10 scarce Posters Jimi Hendrix and others. Bill Graham 1968.

Most desirable lot of 10 Pop posters from the late 1960s. (1967-1969) Bill Graham concerts, presented in San Francisco. Authentic posters, no reprints. App. 14 x 23,5 inches each poster.

The lot includes rarities like the Jimi Hendrix concert poster. All are very colorful and in typical POP era style with psychedelic influence in designs: The music bands announced are: Jimi Hendrix Experience, Iron Butterfly, Chuck Berry, Buffalo Springfield, Chamber Brothers, Richie Havens, The Yardbirds, Cicil Taylor, It’s a Beautiful Day, Vanilla Fudge, Steve Miller Band, Sonny Terry & Brownie Mc Ghee, Butterfield Bluesband, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Ten Years After, Canned Heat, Bo Didley, Big Brothers and The Holding Co, Santana and others.

Qing Dynasty Photo Album with Li Hongzhang Photo李鸿章照片

Old Chinese Photo Album with Li Hongzhang Photo.

Antique Japanese lacquer photo-album, well filled ( both sides front and reverse) with photos from the end of the 19th century.

Remarkable are the photos with Li Hongzhang or Li Hung-chang 李鸿章 (1823 – 1901), who was a leading statesman of the late Qing Empire. He quelled several major rebellions and served in important positions of the Imperial Court, including the premier viceroyalty of Zhili. In the 1860s he visited Germany, meeting Bismarck and Wilhelm II.

The other photos are mostly about this group of artists, who visited China and performed there. Some photos of military, ship crew and even a photo of Coatham Road Redcar (UK), probably the hometown of the group.

The album is 7,4 x 5,4 inches (18,7 x 13,4 cm). Folding album with one fold separated and another roughly repaired. The photos are mostly in good quality.

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Buddha Avalokiteshvara Bronze in Ming Style

Qing Dynasty Buddha Bronze in Ming Style.

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Qing Dynasty Bronze: Seated Buddha Avalokiteshvara (Guanyin) with scepter, wearing an openwork crown.

Detailed, fine work, rich ornaments.

According Ming-style the figure has a large head and a gentle smile.

Attractive natural patina. The bronze is approximately 100 years old.

Height: 30,5 cm, width: 21 cm, weight: 3,9 kg. Very good condition.

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Pair of Qing Dynasty Hardwood Lions

Pair of Qing Dynasty Hardwood Lions

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China, Qing Dynasty: Very attractive pair of hardwood Foo Lions. Strong expressions, delicately carved.

The female lion has a cub in her paws, the male holds a ball.

Both objects are in very good condition with no parts missing and no cracks.Appr. 15,6 x 4,5 x 9,2 cm.  More Chinese Antiques: HERE