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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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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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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Antique Seal by Zhang Xiong 19. Ct 张熊篆刻

Antique Seal by Zhang Xiong 19. Ct 张熊

 

Antique seal, grey-green stone, carved by the important seal carver Zhang Xiong 张熊, 1803 – 1886.
As actual seal 12 characters have been carved: 抱清静以独立,兮超万古而久长 bao qingjing yi duli, xi chao wangu er jiu chang (embrace the silence to become independent, transcend thorugh the ages and become age-old).

30 x 31 x 20 mm, good condition.

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Ding Yanyong Leisure Seal 丁衍庸印章

 

Ding Yanyong Leisure Seal

 

Attractive Chinese leisure seal, white crystal, carved by the artist Ding Yanyong 丁衍庸 (1902 – 1978).

Signed at the front side: Shu Dan Zhi yin 叔旦治印

As actual seal 2 characters have been carved: yong zhuo 用拙 (use the clumsy [i.e.: not to go the handsome way in painting and calligraphy]). So this seal also looks clumsy at first sight.

29 x 18 x 30 mm, good condition.