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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Saturday, November 28, 2015

SMS Maria Theresia: Ship Postcard and Ship-Fieldpost 1915

Two S.M.S. Kaiserin und Koenigin Maria Theresia postcards.

Maria Theresia postcard
Maria Theresia field-post

s/w postcard depicting the cruiser, app. 1910. Mint.

Fieldpost , postal card, sent from the K.u.K. Kriegsmarine Kaiserin und Koenigin Maria Theresia. 4. 3. 1915.

Red censor mark, very fine condition.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Pair of Porcelain Stem Cups from early Qing Period

Decorative and scarce pair of blue-white porcelain stem cups from early Qing-period, probably 16. - 17. century.

Blue-white with floral decor and square stems.

Height: 88 mm, Diameter: 78 mm. No chips, no fissures or other faults.

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Thursday, March 05, 2015

Pair of blue white China Saucers, Qing Dynasty

Pair of blue white China Dishes, Qing Dynasty

Attractive pair of small Chinese blue and white saucers with flower decorations at the center.

They are from end of Ming - early Qing Dynasty.

Diameter: 14,9 cm, good condition.

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Pair of Chinese Ceramic Horses, Republic Period


Pair of Chinese Ceramic Horses, Republic Period

A pair of turquoise glazed sitting horses with custom carved wooden bases.

Republic Period, well modeled.

Each appr. 9 x 20 x 12 cm ( plus base). Very good condition.

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