Saturday, May 29, 2010

Chinese Leisure Seal with Slogan. Nice Side Carving too

Attractive Chinese seal of grey-black stone. Engraved as actual seal are 7 characters: 老夫聊发少年狂( lao fu liao fa shaonian kuang – the old man has the same passion and ambition as youth ).

Attractive side carving with oxen cart in antique style and details to date and seal carver, 1919.

Very well carved seal in high artistic standard and in very fine condition.

1,9 x 0,5 x 1,9 inches (49 x 14 x 49 mm). 87 gram.

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Friday, May 28, 2010

Chinese Seal. Chicken Blood Stone. 2 Characters.

Nice old Chinese seal, made of Chicken-blood stone (Ji xue shi). Larger red spot on top part.
Engraved are 2 characters: da zhuang (big strength).

Good side carving with details.

20 x 11 x 22 mm. 10 gram. Fine condition.

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Monday, May 10, 2010

Cute Chinese Studio Photo with five Sons.

Sweet, Chinese photograph with 5 boys (the ideal of a traditional Chinese family). Studio Photo, Shanghai, 1910s.

5,2 x 3,95 inches (135 x 100 mm). Fine condition. (Minor tonig of some dark spots, left lower corner has a light bend).

More old Chinese photos: HERE