We are pleased to offer for your consideration. Pair of Immaculate Antique Chinese XI - Hand Carved.
SHOUSHAN TIANHUANG CHOPS SEALS STAMPS. With IMPERIAL DRAGON & IMMORTALS as a ZEN symbols of Power and Protection. Represent : very rare combination of highly detailed hand carved sculptures of dragon with horns paws with claws scale body tail, holding a Pearl Of Knowledge or keeps the TAO - balanced Yin & Yang symbols of wealth, good luck and prosperity at the top engraved unique different scenes with immortals on each side of the seal. A true collector pieces & superior quality craftsmanship!
Dated most likely back to the late 19th Century - early 1900's, Late QING Dynasty. Each is hand carved from one single piece of Soapstone and is cool to the touch.
Each piece offers incised Calligraphy seal on the Square bottom with a bit of reddish substance residue remains inside of incised characters.... Chinese seal carvings, or Chinese chops, evolved from a practical need to be able to affix a signature to documents and carvings. The royal seal was called the Xi (which can literally be translated into the imperial seal). Measurements approximately: 8" tall 3" x 3 - square bottom Weight of two pieces : 10 lbs 2.4 oz (not packed)! Condition: Overall very good condition, with a few very minor nicks associated with use and age, however not so noticeable, and do not distract from the overall beauty of these exquisitely carved unique pieces of Chinese Culture!Please, examine all 12 pictures as a part of description. Please, note: we try to describe each piece in our best ability, but we are not experts-appraisals. And possible mixed something very important for you, so please, ask any question you may have. The chops/seals are very heavy , total weight of both stone chops: 10 + pounds unboxed. Please, visit our other auctions for more interesting and rare items: you never know what you will find! We don't mark marchadise below paid val;ue - such behaviour is prohibited by the LAW!! The item "C19th Chinese Shoushan Dragons Immortals Xi Imperial Seals Chops Stamps Qing" is in sale since Thursday, March 21, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Vases". The seller is "vapar23" and is located in Hayward, California. This item can be shipped worldwide. Stamps