Thursday, June 23, 2011

Chinese Vintage Seal by Wang Fuchang, Shou Shan

Attractive Shou Shan Stone, beige-green-red, with 4 characters as actual seal: Fang guang zi le (lit.: release, extensive, self, happy. Let go on a broad scale and feel happy)

Decorative, delicate carving of the four sides, depicting scholars enjoying a landscape.

27 x 27 x 117 mm, 236 gram. Fine condition.

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Monday, June 20, 2011

Chinese Vintage Sea. Shou Shan, Scholar and white Moon

Attractive, brown Shou Shan Stone with 3 characters as actual seal: Jin Shi Shou (lit.: gold, stone longevity. The meaning is gaining longevity by love for seals and bronzes)

Decorative, delicate carving of the front side, depicting a pin tree, pagoda, boat and a scholar, looking at the sow white moon. This white space is part of the stone.

38 x 12 x 39 mm, 32 gram. Fine condition.

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Overlay Snuff Bottle with Jade Top

Overlaid Snuff Bottle, Peking glass with Lotus and ducks at front and heron motif at reverse. The inside of the bottles has been delicately roughened (snowflake ground). Metal spoon with green jade stopper.

50 x 28 x 65 mm (without top), very fine condition. App. 1900-1920.

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Friday, June 03, 2011

China vintage Postcard Ladies with Lily Feet

Attractive Chinese vintage postcard from app. 1910, depicting 8 ladies with lily feet.

Unused postcard, published by Sternberg in Hong Kong.

Fine condition.

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