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Chinese Seals

Chinese seals, much like current-day signatures, were used to produce important unique and distinct marks in ancient Chinese times to prove the authenticity and identity of a document’s issuer. These marks were usually produced using red-colored ink, and by stamping a seal that was either carved out of wood, ivory, bamboo, jade, or metal.

There are three main types of marks that could be made by these seals. The first is produced where the characters themselves are carved into the material so that, when the seal is pressed to a surface, the characters will remain un-inked. The seal characters are therefore visible in the negative spaces; this is called “bai-wen." The opposite, where the positive space forms the characters, is called “zhu-wen." The third type of seal, where both techniques... Read more

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HETIAN GREEN JADE SEAL

April 27, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Boston, MA, USA

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Chinese Shoushan Stone Craved Beast Seal

April 27, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

$200 (starting bid)

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Chinese Black Crow Skin Shoushan Stone Seal

April 27, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

$300 (starting bid)

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Chinese Small Bronze Seal (5 Pc)

April 27, 2017, 2:00 PM EST
Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Seals

April 27, 2017, 6:00 PM PST
Victoria, BC, Canada

CAD35 (1 bid)

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Chinese Chicken Blood Stone Seal Chop

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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Chinese Huanghuali Wood Seal Chop

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Three Chinese Shoushan Seal Chops

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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Five Chinese Stone Seal Chops

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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Five Chinese Stone Seal Chops

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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Chinese Stone Seal Chops

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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Chinese Stone Seal Chop

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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Chinese Stone Seal Chop

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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Chinese Stone Seal Chop

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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Three Chinese Shoushan Seal Chops

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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Three Chinese Stone Seal Chops

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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Two Chinese Stone Seal Chops

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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Two Chinese Stone Seal Chops

April 28, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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An Estate Uncurved Chinese Stone Stamp

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

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An Estate Chinese Myth-beast Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Myth-beast Soapstone Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

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An Estate Myth-beast Chinese Soapstone Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

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Group of Chinese Estate Four-season Soapstone Stamps

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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An Estate Myth-beast Chinese Jade-curving Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

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An Estate Chinese Soapstone Curving Myth-beast Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

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An Chinese Estate Curved Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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A Estate Chinese Soapstone Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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An Estate Chinese Seal Display

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

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A Estate Chinese Myth-beast Soapstone Curving Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

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A Lidded Chinese Estate Soapstone Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

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A Chinese Myth-beast Soapstone Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

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An Estate Chinese Metal Stamp Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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An Estate Chinese Metal Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A Myth-beast Chinese Stone Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Old Jade Stamp Curving Piece

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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A Nature-sceen Chinese Soapstone Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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A Cloudy-color Chinese Estate Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

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A Myth-beast Chinese Soapstone Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

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A Chinese Stone-curving Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

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An Estate Dragon-decorating Soapstone Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

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A Chinese Myth-beast Stone-curving Seal

April 28, 2017, 3:15 PM PST
TEMPLE CITY, CA, USA

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Chinese He Tian Jade Seal Chop

April 29, 2017, 6:00 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$1,500 (starting bid)

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Chinese White Jade Seal Chop

April 29, 2017, 6:00 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Chinese HeTian Jade Seal Stamp

April 29, 2017, 6:00 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Chinese Hetian Jade Seal

April 29, 2017, 6:00 AM PST
New York, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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TWO CHINESE JADEITE ARTICLES, SEAL AND CAT

April 29, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
Brooklyn, NY, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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A DRAGON CARVING BRONZE SEAL

April 29, 2017, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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A FINE CHICKEN BLOOD STONE SEAL

April 29, 2017, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (1 bid)

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A OLD AND FINELY CARVED JADE SEAL

April 29, 2017, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A GROUP OF TWO FINELY CARVED BRONZE SEAL

April 29, 2017, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A FINELY CARVED RUI SHOU FIGURE BRONZE SEAL

April 29, 2017, 10:30 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Chinese Jade Square Seal Chop

April 29, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$1,500 (starting bid)

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Chinese Jade Seal Chop

April 29, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$450 (starting bid)

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Chinese Shoushan Stone Seal chop

April 29, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$425 (3 bids)

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Chinese Jade Seal

April 29, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Two Chinese Seal Chops

April 29, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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Six Chinese Seal Chops

April 29, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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Three Chinese Seal Chops

April 29, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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Three Chinese Seal Chops

April 29, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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Five Chinese Seal Chops

April 29, 2017, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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