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Whose red seal is on this work?

sightly derived from standard seal script, imo the top seal is “樂壽”, roughly means happiness (樂), longevity (壽) the bottom one is “美都子”, likely a name have fun :)
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Can you translate this Chinese chop?

麥宏 in bronze/seal script inspired font. As for meaning, it is almost undoubtably a name and in that sense has no meaning to define or translate. However here is a link to wikipedia for each ...
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Seal script identification/translation

寅嘯 Yínxiào, an art name 虎山画(畫)廊 Hǔshān halls of art Calligraphy: 閑(閒)來無事悠悠、[年〻](年年)有餘[樂乐](樂樂) Always unhurried and at leisure, with joyous abundance as the years go by (non-literal translation) ...
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Old Seal help for an ignorant American

the picture is called “牧馬圖” by 韓幹. well, the real one, is in taiwan national palace museum https://theme.npm.edu.tw/selection/Article.aspx?sNo=04009118 alors, one might assume that you’ve a imitation �...
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Painting signature translation (Characters identified: 筠新)

The characters are 「筠新」, which likely points to the artist 「雕筠新」 (Mandarin Pinyin: maybe Diāo Jūnxīn). Here's another piece which features the same seal: http://auction.zhuokearts.com/art/25922855....
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Help finding the artist

The artwork is signed with the name 「陸一飛」 (Mandarin Pinyin: Lù Yīfeī). Calligraphy: 千里江陵一日還 Second line of Lǐ Bái's Departing from Baidi in the Morning 丙寅春日陸一飛畫 Painted in the spring of bǐngyín by ...
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Identification of asian seal on 2 paintings

Painting 1 Seal, upper-right 上下千古 From the past to the present, spanning heaven and earth Calligraphy 富䝿(貴)玉堂 Palace of the nobility 蕙村寫 Written by 蕙村 (Orchid Village, artist's art name) Seal, ...
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Identification of asian seal on painting (Characters identified: 爲善最樂)

the text is “竹外一支斜・埜人家” & “徐泓” above the seal “爲善最樂” the scroll is named “徐泓花鳥屏” the meaning is, roughly: there’re bamboos, a stem [of plum blossom] slanted beyond (竹外一支斜); a house in wilderness (...
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This is on the bottom of a bronze vase (Characters identified: 萬歷秊製)

the correct term should be “萬曆” 曆 (u+66c6) a real, authentic artefact made during the period ad 1573-1620, should not use the character “歷”; it’s very likely that it’s a fake product, pretending it’s ...
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This is on the bottom of a bronze vase (Characters identified: 萬歷秊製)

萬歷 = Wanli Era (1573—1620) Edit: 萬曆 (Wanli) was a Ming Dynasty reign title (年號). As 水巷孑蠻 stated, 歷 is not the correct character, so it is most likely a fake 秊/nián/ Same as 年 = year 製 = made 萬歷秊製 = ...
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Can someone help me translating this?

The 上联, though not a common expression, still makes sense. 弗:not 瑞:luck 难:difficult 多:many i.e. unluckiness being rare = being lucky most of the time A 对联 is not necessarily well written (in the sense ...
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Trying to identify this artist signature (Characters identified: 古惠蘭)

It calls "古惠兰"(Chinese simplified). In ancient style of calligraphy large seal script. "古" means old, ancient. "惠" means grace,gentle and kindheartedness. "兰" ...
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Seal script translation

This says 「無聲詩」 (silent poetry), which is a phrase used to describe paintings - a piece of art that captures the beauty of poetry, but can't be recited.
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Can anyone help translate an artist's seal for me? (Characters identified: 臨摹)

临摹 means "Imitation" or "Copy". It is a practice where aspiring artists learn by copying masterpieces. In exploring seal script fonts (篆体), it is evident that the structure of the ...
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Help translating inscription and seal

The artist's name is 「葉潛德」 (Mandarin Pinyin: Yè Qiándé). Calligraphy: 庚申深秋 // 潛德寫 Written on the end of autumn in the year of gēngshēn by 潛德 (Qiándé) Seal 1: 潛德書画 Drawn and written by 潛德 Seal 2: ...
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Chinese translate

It's the title of the painting. Looks like "漓江风光, 己巳年, 晓晗画" 漓江江风光 means the view/scenery of Li River, which is a famous river in Guilin, southwesten China. 己巳年 is a Chinese traditional way ...
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Can anyone help me with the identification of this mark which is located on the bottom of my porcelain bowl?

It is 寿峰 /shòu fēng/ It means "Longevity Peak" Most likely a brand name (manufacturer)
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Seal on Yixing Teapot (Characters identified: 吳紅芳制)

制 means made 吴 is a well-known family name in China,so it's obviously 吴红芳 is a name for a person The mean of this seal is (made by 吴红芳) Many handicraftsman like leave their name with a seal
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I want to know more about this ink painting

It is a Chinese traditional painting of the style called 花鳥畫 (Huaniaohua - Bird-and-flower painting). 粉妝樓曉 (given name/topic of the painting), 丁陽 (author).
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Help with reading an Inkstone seal (Characters identified: 傳心基命)

I can tell you with certainty that yours is an imitation, because "Chuanxin Jiming" ( "傳心基命") is the seal of Emperor Jiaqing of the Qing Dynasty. The inkstone in your second ...
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Name of painter from Chop/Seal (Characters identified: 曹維雲印)

If you can identify the characters as "曹維雲印", then it literally means that this is the seal of a person named "曹維雲", which implies that the painter is called "曹維雲".
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