Questions tagged [seal]

For questions about Chinese characters and/or language found on seals, stamps, inscriptions, hand signatures, paintings, etc.

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Trying to translate signature and stamp for Chinese print (Characters identified: 戊午九月石年)

Trying to find the origin of this print and the translation of the signature and seal.
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Can you help me to decipher these 2 prints from the same seal

These are the 2 sides of the same seal. One yin and one Yang
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Unknown painting of a lady

I bought a painting on a French flee-market and and I would very much like to know who the painter is. The text is translate by someone who is very good at translating Chinese text and seals, but she ...
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What these seals characters means? (Characters identified: 讀書志在聖賢 爲官心存君國)

I have this seal but i really dont know what means these characters, If somebody can help me to translate i would appreciate.
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Does anyone know what these characters means?

My name is Javier. Im writting because i don t understand what a seal inscription would be traslated. if anyone could hel`me i woul appreciate very much. Regards.
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Will someone translate these characters into English?

These are from an old scroll painting. I am trying to identify the artist.
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Please help translate sealscript written on antique vase

please help translate seal script on my antique vase
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What is the meaning of the seal in the picture? (Character identified: 譜)

My friend is doing a historical research for her uni assignment about the object in the picture attached and would like to know the meaning of the seal. Since neither of us really studies chinese we ...
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Seal under a bronze vase

Can someone help me to read this seal found under an old looking bronze vase. Can this seal allow to identify the manufacture of this vase and the period ?
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Can someone read this unusual seal?

Can someone read this unusual seal? This seal is part of a set of 2 seals. The other one read 光 明 之 天 理 也, I think? I've posted an image of the other one below. These 2 seals seems related to the ...
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Can anyone identify these characters?

I would love some help identifying these two characters. These markings are on the underside of a porcelain cup, which is of Chinese or Japanese origin. Thank you in advance!
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Can someone help me to decipher this seal? (Characters identified: 君子愛人以德)

Can someone help me to decipher this seal? Edit: On the side carving I could read the date (辛未十二月 xīn wèi shí èr yuè: 12 1931/1991). What is the name of the carver?
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How can I type 小篆characters that are not in the FANG ZHENG XIAO ZHUAN TI FONT?

By intalling the FANG ZHENG XIAO ZHUAN TI FONT I've been able to type 小篆 characters. However there are many chacters which don't change when the font is applied to them. For the more modern characters ...