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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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Chinese Shoushan Stone Seal 

September 24, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Deer Park, NY, USA

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Chinese Shoushan Stone Seal Carved with Dragon 

September 24, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Deer Park, NY, USA

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Two Chinese Bamboo Seals Carved with Animal

September 24, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Deer Park, NY, USA

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Two Chinese Malachite Seals

September 24, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Deer Park, NY, USA

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Two Chinese Carved Lapis Lazuli Seals 

September 24, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Deer Park, NY, USA

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A Set Of Chinese Celadon Glazed Porcelain Seals  

September 24, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Deer Park, NY, USA

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Set of Three Chinese Bronze Seals

September 24, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Deer Park, NY, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Chinese Stone Seal Chop

September 24, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Chinese Furong Stone Seal Chop

September 24, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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Pair of Chinese Stone Seal Chops

September 24, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$150 (starting bid)

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Two Chinese Stone Seal Chops

September 24, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Three Chinese Stone Seal Chops

September 24, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
Norwood, MA, USA

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Pair of Chinese Chicken Blood Stone Seal Chops

September 25, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Woollahra, Australia

AUD20,000 (starting bid)

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Pair of Chinese Chicken Blood Stone Seal Chops

September 25, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Woollahra, Australia

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Pair of Chinese Chicken Blood Stone Seal Chops

September 25, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Woollahra, Australia

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Chinese Chicken Blood Stone Seal Chops

September 25, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Woollahra, Australia

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Chinese Chicken Blood Stone Seal Chops

September 25, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Woollahra, Australia

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Chinese Chicken Blood Stone Seal Chops

September 25, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Woollahra, Australia

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Chinese Chicken Blood Stone Seal Chops

September 25, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Woollahra, Australia

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Chinese Chicken Blood Stone Seal Chops

September 25, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Woollahra, Australia

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Chinese Chicken Blood Stone Seal Chops

September 25, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Woollahra, Australia

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Mini Chinese Bronze Seal

September 25, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Woollahra, Australia

AUD50 (starting bid)

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Chinese Celadon Jade Seal

September 25, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Woollahra, Australia

AUD250 (starting bid)

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Fine Chinese Amber Carved Seal

September 25, 2016, 11:30 AM AEST
Woollahra, Australia

AUD150 (starting bid)

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Brandeisen

September 25, 2016, 10:00 AM CET
Lindau, Germany

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A Chinese White Jade Seal

September 25, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Bohemia, NY, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Tourmaline Seal

September 25, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Bohemia, NY, USA

$100 (1 bid)

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A Pair Of Crystal Seals

September 25, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Bohemia, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A Chinese ShouShan Stone Seal

September 25, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Bohemia, NY, USA

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A Chinese ShouShan Stone Seal With A Lion Top

September 25, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Bohemia, NY, USA

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A Chinese ShouShan Stone Seal With Two lions Top

September 25, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Bohemia, NY, USA

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A Chinese White Jade Seal

September 25, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Bohemia, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A Pair Of White Jade Seals

September 25, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Bohemia, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Bloodstone Square Seal

September 25, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Bohemia, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Bronze Seal With Lion Top

September 25, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Bohemia, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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A Set Of Three Chinese White Jade Seals

September 25, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Bohemia, NY, USA

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A Set Of 11 Seals

September 25, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Bohemia, NY, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Eagle Wood Seal

September 25, 2016, 9:00 AM EST
Bohemia, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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CHINESE QING DYNASTY HETIAN JADE SEAL

September 25, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Brooklyn, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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CHINESE QING DYNASTY HETIAN JADE SEAL

September 25, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Brooklyn, NY, USA

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CHINESE QING DYNASTY HETIAN JADE SEAL

September 25, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Brooklyn, NY, USA

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CHINESE QING DYNASTY HETIAN JADE CHI DRAGON SEAL

September 25, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Brooklyn, NY, USA

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Old Shoushan Tianhuang Seal Wu Changshuo

September 25, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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Two Antique Chinese Soapstone Shoushan Seal Stones

September 25, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$50 (starting bid)

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Chinese Soapstone Seal with Finely Carved Finial

September 25, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Dragon Jade Seal

September 25, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$2,000 (starting bid)

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CHINESE REPUBLIC PERIOD SOAPSTONE FOOLION SEAL

September 25, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Brooklyn, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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SET OF 10 CHINESE REPUBLIC PERIOD SEALS

September 25, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Brooklyn, NY, USA

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Chinese Bronze Seal

September 25, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Brooklyn, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Soapstone Carved Seal

September 25, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Chinese Porcelain Hat Stand Landscape

September 25, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$100 (starting bid)

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Set of 2 Pieces Stone Carved Seals

September 25, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

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A Soapstone Carved Seal w/ Stand

September 25, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$250 (starting bid)

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Chien Lung Period(1736-1795) Soapstone Seal

September 25, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$300 (starting bid)

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Chinese Gilt Bronze Seal

September 25, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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Two Pieces of Soapstone Seals

September 25, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Flushing, NY, USA

$200 (starting bid)

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Beautiful Chinese Soapstone Seal

September 25, 2016, 1:00 PM EST
Lake Worth, FL, USA

$20 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Antique Soapstone Lin Dong Seal

September 25, 2016, 1:00 PM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$800 (starting bid)

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A Chinese Antique Soapstone Shi Xiu Seal

September 25, 2016, 1:00 PM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

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A Chinese Antique Big Shoushan Soapstone Seal

September 25, 2016, 1:00 PM PST
El Monte, CA, USA

$800 (starting bid)

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