Friday, January 29, 2016

Antique Canton enameled Trinket Box Chinese Famille Rose

Antique Chinese Canton Enameled Famille Rose Trinket Box

Antique Chinese Trinket 
BoxAntique Chinese Trinket 

China, Canton: Beautiful Famille rose trinket box, enameled copper, flower motifs.

Oval shape: 9,5 x 7,5 x 4,4 cm, very good condition.

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Friday, January 22, 2016

Antique Chinese Leisure Seal Qing Dynasty 李颖篆刻

Attractive Chinese Leisure Seal by Li Ying Qing Dynasty

antique Chinese Leisure Seal by Li Ying Qing Dynasty
Chinese Leisure Seal by Li Ying Qing Dynasty

Decorative, antique Chinese leisure seal by Li Ying (李颖), a Qing Dynasty seal carver.

Ocher-brown stone with a dragon as handle. As actual seal 5 characters have been engraved: ruo-zhe dao zhi yong - The use of the weak way (弱者道之用).

Side engraving with details. 19 x 18 x 92 mm, good condition.

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Monday, January 11, 2016

Chinese vintage Postcard Old South China Liao River Scene

Chinese vintage Postcard Liao River South China

vintage Postcard South China Liao River 

Chinese vintage Postcard Old South China: Liao River Scene River scene at Liao River in Newchang ( Niuzhuang ) in South China.

The postcard shows junks, ships and boats, people. Unused postcard in good condition.

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Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Unusual Vintage Postcard with Embroidery Easter Motif

Vintage Postcard with Stitchery

vintage Postcard with Stitchery Easter Motif 

Decorative old French postcard: Embossed, decorative frame around a stitchery with an Easter egg, flowers and the words Heureuses Paques (Happy Easter). The postcard is from appr. 1915, unused and in good condition.

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Monday, January 04, 2016

Painter Wilhelm von Kaulbach CdV Carte de Visite

Wilhelm von Kaulbach Carte de Visite

Wilhelm von Kaulbach Carte de Visite 

Authentic Wilhelm von Kaulbach CdV from app. 1860s. 66 x 107 mm. Moderate wear. Wilhelm von Kaulbach (1805 – 874) was a German painter, noted mainly as a muralist, but also as a book illustrator. His murals decorate buildings in Munich. He is associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting.

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Monday, December 28, 2015

Wang Erdu Leisure Seal, Antique Chinese Chop

Old Chinese Leisure Seal by Wang Erdu

antique Chinese Leisure Seal 

Old Chinese leisure seal, greenish-grey Shou-shan stone, engraved by the important seal carver Wang Erdu (died 1919).

As actual seal 12 characters have been carved: Wang chen zi Yan sheng hao xue lu yihao bu kan (王琛字燕生号雪庐一号补龕).

Side inscription with details: 癸未中秋月上浣尔度篆 23 x 23 x 68 mm, good condition.

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Decorative Austrian Art Nouveau Vase

Decorative Art Nouveau Vase

Decorative Art Nouveau vase from Austria in floral shape. Elegant iridescent finish with rich overtones of orange, gold, and green.

  Decorative Art Nouveau vase

It stands 6,5 inches, diameter 3,8 in. at base. Excellent condition.

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Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Antique Chinese Photo with German Missionaries in Zihawei

Antique Chinese Photo with German Fathers in Zihawei

antique Chinese photo 

Old Chinese photograph from 1902 depicting 2 German missionaries and Chinese students in the missionary Zihawei (子哈维) in Shanghai as they are busy with wood carving.

Explanations in German at reverse.

11,9 x 9,5 cm. Good condition.

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