Tian Huang Seal with Foo Lion by Shan Ya 田黄印章 – 山崖刻

Tian Huang Seal with Foo Lion by Shan Ya 山崖

Old Chinese Stone seal, Tian Huang with Foo lion, holding a stylized coin. 4 characters as actual seal inscription: xu er bu lou (nothing can leak from emptiness ).

Side engraving with artist name: Shan Ya.

18 x 18 x 50 mm, 34 gram, good condition.

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Set of old Chinese Patong 白铜 Paper Weights

Decorative old set of Chinese Patong (Baitong 白铜) paper weights, used by painters and calligraphers.

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The set is from the Republic period and in good condition. Some patina, artist signed.

Decorative design with fish under lotus leaves.

Size: 29 x 256 x 10 mm each, 622 gram (quite heavy).

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Antique Chinese Statue, Guanyin on Lotus Throne 12″, Qing Period

Antique Chinese Guanyin Statue, Stone 12″, Qing Period

Antique Chinese stone statue depicting a seated bodhisattva (Guanyin, who is the Bodhisattva associated with compassion as venerated by East Asian Buddhists, usually as a female). The Guanyin is resting on a Lotus-throne, a scepter (lingzhi ru yi) in her hand.
The smaller end of the ru yi is broken, minor wear. It can be polished easily.

Height: 12.5 inches (32 cm), weight 4.1 kg.

The statue is from the end of Qing Dynasty.

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Unusual Chinese Seal with Manchurian Text. Qing Dynasty.

Unusual Chinese Leisure Seal with Manchurian Text. Qing Dynasty.

1799 (?) Interesting Chinese seal, grey – beige Shou Shan Stone with Chinese and Manchurian characters: Qin Xin Jian Qi 琴心剑气 (The heart of the zither has the power of a sword).

The seal was engraved by the famous seal carver Dong Xun ( 董洵 1740-1809), Artist name Xiao Chi 小池

Side engraving with details and seal carver’s name. Very fine condition.

董洵(1740–1809年)清代篆刻家。字企泉,号小池,又号念巢。浙江山阴人。曾官能判,弃官后,落拓京师,卖印为生。与同时人余集、黄钺、赵秉冲、罗聘等友善,

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Chinese Sculpture: Tiger on Stand.

Attractive Chinese Sculpture of a Tiger on a Stand. Huangmu-Wood.

 

China: Attractive wooden figurine, a tiger on a larger piece of wood, all carved from one piece of Huang-Mu wood. The use of the object was to weight paper for calligraphers and painters.

7,2 x 2,2 x 2,5 inches. Very fine condition. The object is most probably fort he Republic-period, eventually later. But sure it is no newer one.

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Antique China Seal, 1914 or 1854, Stone: Very good Seal.

Antique China Seal, 1914, Stone: Very good Seal.

 

Antique Chinese seal made of stone. It is either from 1914 or 1854. Delicately carved Fu-Lion at topof the seal and artistically carved actual seal, carved by the artist Wu Zhi: „ Zhen Zi Xiao Wu” ( in the meaning of: The real Self is of no importance” ).

At the left side of the seal is a carving by the artist, stating date, receiver and name of the seal-carver.

1,2 x 1,2 x 5,1 inches. Great seal in fine condition.

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China: Antique Deco-Inkstone in Wooden Cassette

China: Antique Deco-Inkstone in Wooden Cassette

China, End of Qing, beginning of Republic period. So called  Xi-stone from Xi County of Anhui Province: Decorative inkstone for grinding ink. The flat stone shows an ornate carving with pine tree and clouds. Fine, wooden box.

3,4 x 2,9 x 0,6 inches. Fine condition.