Antique Chinese Scholars Bruh Container with Ladies and Children

Famille Rose Scholar’s Brush Container from Qing Dynasty

 

Decorative, antique Chinese scholar’s porcelain brush pot from the Qing Dynasty. Scene with ladies and children. Famille rose porcelain, Jia Qing period bottom mark (大清嘉庆年制) but probably later made, before ca 1875.
Diameter: 8 cm, height: 11,5 cm. Good condition, well painted.

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Qing Dynasty, 1829: Ivory Seal, delicate Carving.

Qing Dynasty, 1829: Ivory Seal, delicate Carving of a Poem.

Attractive, antique China seal made of ivory. The actual seal print consists of 2 characters, Da Ji ( ultimate luck ).

A poem is engraved in very delicate, small „xing-shu” – script, as well as the name of the artist, Zhang Heng. Furthermore details to the period it has been carved: Dao Guang (1821 und 1850) in the year 1829.

12 x 45 mm, very fine condition, warm flair.

At the other side of the seal we find a landscape engraved.

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Chinese Leisure seal by Lu Zhenyu 罗振玉

chinese seal by Lu An old Chinese leisure seal luo zhenyu

Old Chinese Leisure Seal by Luo Zhenyu. Old Chinese leisure seal, marbled stone, by the artist 罗振玉  Luo Zhenyu (? – 1940).
4 characters as actual seal: xiu wu zhi shi 修武之事 (embellish military matters).Side engraving with his artist name: 陆庵 Lu An.

9 x 9 x 59 mm, good condition.

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Antique Chinese Boxwood Toggle with movable Fish

Antique Chinese Boxwood Toggle with movable Fish


Old Chinese toggle

Attractive old Chinese boxwood carving from begin of last century (Netsuke, Toggle) in shape of a lotus leaf next a lotus calyx Form.

The leaf forms a river with a fish which can be moved back and forth.

By moving the fish one can conjure prosperity. The lotus seeds can be moved too.

2,4 x 2,4 x 1,1 inches (5,9 x 5,8 x 3,1 cm). Good condition.

Minor surface irritation at upper part, left of the calyx but no crack.

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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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Pair of Leisure Seals by Xie Leiming 谢磊明

Pair of Leisure Seals by Xie Leiming 謝磊明

Antique Chinese Seals by Xie Leiming Antique Chinese Seals by Xie Leiming

A pair of ocher-brown stone seals, carved by the important seal carver  谢磊明 Xie Leiming (1884 – 1963).

As seal engraved are the characters: 江山为助笔纵横 笔补造化天无功  jiang shan wei zhu bi zhongheng, bi bu zaohua tian wu gong. (Rivers and mountains halp the brush to weave [landscapes], the brush corrects what heaven failed to create).

It is a line from a Tang-Dynasty poem.

Side engraving with details and each signed: Xie Leiming.

謝磊明Xie Leiming was an early member of the famous Xiling Seal-society, 西泠印社.Each one is 29 x 30 x 42 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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Pair of Chinese Seals with Foo Lions by 涬同書

Pair of Chinese Seals with Foo Lions

Pair of Antique Chinese Seals Pair of Antique Chinese Seals

Chinese pair of seals, beige grey stones with Foo-lions, sitting on balls, as handles. The balls have been well hollowed.

One seal reads: 涬同書印, the other: 涬元穎氏The seals have been carved by a 89 year old seal carver, 涬同書 Xing Tongshu.
Side engraving with details and signature.

Each: 24 x 24 x 85 mm, good condition.

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Old Chinese Porcelain Set for Artists 文房四宝

Old Chinese Porcelain Set for Artists

china porcelain set
china studio porcelain set

文房四宝: Chinese porcelain set for artists, consisting of a brush container, arm-rest, paper weight, seal-box, brush stand.

The bigger items have Qian Long bottom marks, but produced later, end of Qing-beginning of Republic era.All in 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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