Monday, November 18, 2013

Decorative antique Chinese Brush Washer, Hall Mark

chinese brush washer

Antique Chinese Brush Washer, Silver, Hallmark

Decorative antique Chinese brush washer (for painters and calligraphers) made of silver. Small metal spoon. Hall mark at bottom. The object is from the early last century. Shape of a leaf with twines, snake, frog and butterfly 74 x 48 x 24 mm, 33 gram. Good condition.

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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Chinese Leisure Seal by Yang Daai 杨大爱

Chinese Leisure Seal by Yang Daai

Chinese leisure seal, marbeled grey-brown stone, carved by the artist Yang Daai in 1940. 4 characters as actual seal: jin de xiuye (move forward with your mind when you are in school. 

Side engraving with details. 30 x 30 x 44 mm, good condition.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Martha Moedl Autograph. Portrait Photo, signed twice

Martha Moedl Autograph. b/w photo signed at front and reverse,1949.

The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

9,4 x 14,2 cm, very good condition. Martha Moedl (1912-2001, in Stuttgart) was a German soprano, and later a mezzo-soprano. She specialized in large dramatic roles such as Isolde, Bruennhilde, and particularly Kundry, and is considered, along with Astrid Varnay and Birgit Nilsson, one of the three major postwar Wagner sopranos. She was among the preeminent Wagner sopranos—and most compelling singing actresses—of the twentieth century.

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Thursday, November 07, 2013

Vintage Photograph of old Qingdao Harbor 1902

Chinese Photo from 1902. Harbor in Qingdao

The harbor of Qingdao: Attractive old photo with view at the lively Qingdao harbor with ships, junks and sampans. 138 x 96 mm, good condition.

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