19th C. “Star Burst” Charger – Chrysanthemum

Antique chinese Porcelain Charger, Daoguang Period (1821-1850)
Fine shallow dish glazed in blue grey with painted decoration of stylised chrysanthemum blossoms amidst scroll motifs.
Very good condition: one hairline, one minimal nick at the rim – further only the typical traces of production and use – see photos.

Diameter: ca. 27 cm

Euro 110.-
enquiry

14th/16th C. Kalong Ware Bowl – Floral

Rare Sukhothai Kalong Ware Bowl of great shape – 14th-16th Century
Large bowl with an underglaze black decoration shows a dark brown design of abstract floral pattern.
Perfect condition: only the typical traces of production and age.

Diameter: ca. 21,5 cm

Small Meiping Vase – 5 Dragons

A fine chinese Meiping Vase, Kangxi Mark and possible Period (1662-1722)
Small vase of slender form with the steeply rounded shoulder tapering gently to a broad ring foot inset from the slightly bulbous base, superbly painted in underglaze-blue. Five dragons are chasing flaming pearls. Kangxi 6 Character Mark in cobalt-blue underglaze.
Condition: one chip on the mouth. Further only the typical traces of production and use.

A bowl with four-clawed dragons, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period see Bonhams London: Asian Art 6 Nov, London, Knightsbridge | Lot 184

Height: ca. 8,5 cm

Kangxi Saucer – Café-au-lait

Fine Chinese Café-au-lait Porcelain Saucer, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Rare chinese porcelain dish, fine decoration of an old scholar walking close to the water between trees; Pagoda and mountains in the background – painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze. “Café-au-lait” brown on front and backside.
Perfect condition: only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 11,2 cm

Qianlong Mark & Period Vase – Dragons

Small antique chinese Vase, Qianlong Mark & Period (1736-1795)
Good shaped and finely painted porcelain vase with brilliant underglaze blue decoration of two Dragons and flowers. On the base the 4-Character Mark Qianlong and of the Period.
Perfect condition –  only the typical traces of production and age.

! For Qianlong 4-Character Mark and of the Period please have a look in the British Museum: Museum number PDF,B.678 | Qianlong Period | Four-character Qianlong mark in underglaze blue on the base

Height: ca. 13 cm

19th C. Peranakan Tripod Censer – Phoenix

Unusual chinese Porcelain Tripod Censer, Daoguang Period (1821-1850)
Finely decorated Peranakan/Baba-Nyonya porcelain Incense Burner with flying phoenix and flowers in many colours. Peranakan Chinese and Baba-Nyonya are terms used for the descendants of late 15th and 16th-century Chinese immigrants to the Indonesian archipelago and British Malaya.
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of production and of the age. The cover is missing.

Height: ca. 8 cm

Small Kangxi Cup – Two Immortals

Fine Chinese Porcelain Cup, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Extremely rare and very small (height: ca. 2,8 cm) antique porcelain cup, made of thin porcelain. Two Immortals are beautiful painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze.
Condition: two hairlines and fritting to rim, further only the typical traces of production and use. Please see photos.

Height: ca. 2,8 cm
Diameter: ca. 5 cm

17th C. Arabic Script Charger – Chrysanthemum

Antique chinese Porcelain Charger, late Ming to early Qing Dynasty
Extremely Rare shallow dish glazed in blue grey with painted decoration of stylised Arabic script, stylised chrysanthemums and foliage. The same are found in the East African Sea and dated from the 17th Century, late Ming to early Qing Dynasty. Only a very little number of this dishes are known. (This type is not the same as the founds on the Desaru or Diana Shipwreck!)

The same charger is to see in the Maas Museum (Powerhouse Museum) Ultimo, NSW, Australia/ Object No. A2453: https://collection.maas.museum/object/174989

Excellent condition: only the typical trace of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 24 cm

Wanli Ming Jar – Dragons

Large antique chinese Ming Dynasty Porcelain Jar, Wanli Period (1573-1620)
Porcelain jar with underglaze blue decoration, four handles at the shoulder, a raised neck with rolled rim and a recessed base. The main decoration are two cartoon-like dragons chasing each other among clouds.
Condition: big “restorated” chip at the mouth – further only the typical traces of production and age.

! A similar you can see at the British Museum – Museum number: Franks.3149 | Culture/period: Wanli (probably) | Made in: Vietnam (possibly) | Made in: Guangdong (possibly)

Height: ca. 32 cm

17th C. Figurine of an Immortal with Child

Chinese Porcelain Figure of an Immortal holding a Child, 17th Century
A white glazed Blanc de Chine porcelain figurine with minimal rests of polychrome over glaze enamel.
Condition: error on the back side, further only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 9 cm

Jiaqing Cloisonne Vase – Four Seasons

Small antique chinese Cloisonne Enamel Vase, Jiaqing Period (1796-1820)
Extremely rare miniatur vase, fine decorated with chrysanthemum, bamboo, orchid and plum blossom associating to the four seasons (also called “The Four Gentlemen”). Circa 1800.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 7,5 cm

Late 19th C. Yixing Enameled Teapot – Bird

Small chinese Zisha Ware Teapot,  Guangxu Period (1875-1908)
Nice decorated with bird on a blooming tree in enamel technique on yixing ceramic. Marked “yi xing zi sha” (purple sand of yixing).
Very good condition, some wear – no chips, hairlines, cracks or restorations.

Similar teapots are illustrated in the book “Yixing Teapots for Europe” by Patrice Valfré.

Height: ca. 7,5 cm
Length: ca. 11 cm

Sold

19th C. Yixing Teapot – Bamboo

Antique Chinese Zisha Ware, 19th Century – Marked “yi xing zi sha”
Great decorated with bamboo relief all over and Yin & Yang Symbol at the cover.Two times marked, one time inside the cover and second time on the bottom with “yi xing zi sha” (purple sand of yixing).
Condition: some chips at the lid, bigger chip at the upper side of the teapot, some wear. Anyway a rare collector piece.

The same you can see at Christie’s auction: Sale 5497 | 14 May 2010 | Lot 518 | YIXING TEAPOT 18TH/19TH CENTURY

A similar teapot is illustrated in the book “Yixing Teapots for Europe” by Patrice Valfré.

Height: ca. 10 cm
Length: ca. 18,5 cm

Euro 450.-
enquiry

Wanli Ming Jarlet – Flower

Small chinese Ming Dynasty Porcelain Jar, Wanli Period (1573-1620)
Fine Ming Dynasty jarlet from good shape – in blue underglaze painted floral decor.

Excellent condition: only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 5 cm

Euro 120.-
enquiry

Hongzhi Ming Bowl – People

Ming Dynasty Porcelain Bowl, probably Hongzhi Period (1488-1505), marked FU
Simple and in a free style painted people in a landscape, typical for this early Ming time – in blue underglaze. Place of origin is Jingdezhen.

Excellent condition, only the typical traces of the age and the production (error in the glaze).

Diameter: ca. 13 cm

Euro 350.-
enquiry

19th C. Yixing Teapot – Zisha Ware

Fine and rare Yixing tea pot from the 19th Century, ca. Daoguang Period
Condition: handle at the lid is glued, some wear. No chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations. A fine collector piece!

A similar you can see in the British Museum – Museum number: Franks.2481 | Date: 1801-1850

Height: ca. 11,5 cm (with lid)

Sold

16th/17th C. Sawankhalok Oil Jar

Rare Sawankhalok Celadon Oil Jar with rounded sides of great shape
Large Sawankhalok Jar with crackeled celadon glaze and two handles, 16th/17th Century.
Excellent condition – old chip at the mouth – further only the typical traces of production (glaze error) and age.

Height: ca. 16 cm

Euro 430.-
enquiry

17th C. Arabic Script Charger – Chrysanthemum

Chinese Porcelain Charger, late Ming to early Qing Dynasty – Arabic script
Extremely Rare shallow dish glazed in blue grey with painted decoration of stylised Arabic script, stylised Chrysanthemums and foliage. The same type are found in the East African Sea and dated from the 17th Century, late Ming to early Qing Dynasty. Only a very little number of this dishes are known. (This type is not the same as the founds on the Desaru or Diana Shipwreck!)

The same charger is to see in the Maas Museum (Powerhouse Museum) Ultimo, NSW, Australia/ Object No. A2453: https://collection.maas.museum/object/174989

Condition: a part restorated (glued)

Diameter: ca. 26 cm

Euro 200.-
enquiry

17th C. Transitional Wucai Caddy – Lotus

Rare and large chinese Famille Verte Caddy, Shunzhi Period (1644-1661)
Large Caddy, orange line border enclosing yellow, green and orange enameled flower and leaf scrolls. Shunzhi Period, Transitional, middle 17th Century.
Excellent condition, old chips at the rim of the lid, two at the rim inside of the caddy, glazeline only inside – further only the typical traces of production.
Hard to find in this size and good condition!

Height: ca. 13,5 cm

Euro 800.-
enquiry

Song Longquan Celadon Bowl – Lotus

Longquan Celadon Bowl with Lotus-Relief – Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126)
Condition: Two old chip – further only traces of production (glaze errors) and use – see photos.

Diameter: ca. 16,5 cm
Height: ca. 6,5 cm

Sold

Two Kangxi Cups – Jumping Boy

Two Small Chinese Porcelain Cups, Kangxi Period (1662-1722) – Marked
Rare antique porcelain cups, beautiful painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze.
Excellent condition – only typical traces of production (left cup with error at the top rim) and use.

Diameter: ca. 6,5 cm
Height: ca. 4 cm

Euro 200.-
enquiry

Kangxi Plate – Lotus & Bamboo

Fine chinese Porcelain Plate, late Kangxi Period (1662-1722), ca. 1720
Unusual chinese porcelain dish, fine decorated with lotus and bamboo motif, painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze.
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of the production and use. A great collectors piece! See photos.

A similar plate is to see in the “Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden”
Inventarnummer: PO 1367 | China, Jingdezhen, Qing-Zeit (1644 – 1911), Ära Kangxi (1662 – 1722), 1700 – 1720

Diameter: ca. 22 cm

Euro 220.-
enquiry

Ming 14th/15th C. Bowl – Craquele

Rare Crackled Glaze Bowl, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), 14th/15th Century
Bowl from good shape in greenish brown color of crackled glaze with relief of a lotus flower inside.
Condition: 2 old restorations at rim, 2 chips – further only the typical traces of production and use.
A rare collectors piece, hard to find!

Diameter: ca. 16 cm

Euro 450.-
enquiry

Fine Daoguang Period Vases – Lotus

Pair antique chinese Meiping Vase, Daoguang Period (1821-1850)
Good shaped and finely painted porcelain vases with brilliant underglaze blue decoration of lotus flowers. On the base 4-Character Kangxi Mark.
– left vase: no damage – right vase: chip at mouth

Height: ca. 12,5 cm

Euro 200.-
enquiry

Kangxi Plate – Floral Motif

Chinese blue & white Porcelain Plate, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Superb Chinese porcelain plate, beautiful and rich decorated with floral motifs painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze. The back underglaze marked.
Excellent condition, minimal “kangxi fritting” at rim, further only the typical traces of production (see baking traces at base rim) and use – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

! A similar plate you can find in the “Dresden Collection of August, King of Poland and Elector of Saxony”

Diameter: ca. 21 cm

Euro 250.-
enquiry

Kangxi Charger – Bird & Flowers

Superb chinese Porcelain Charger, late Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Very rare chinese porcelain deep plate, fine and rich decorated with flower motifs, swastika and bird, painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze.
Excellent condition, one little bumping on the edge – further only the typical traces of the production. A great collectors piece!

Diameter: ca. 22 cm
Height: ca. 4,5 cm

Sold

19th C. Famille Rose Figure – Lady

Fine chinese famille rose Porcelain Figure, 19th Century
Figure of a lady, painted in overglaze enamels in the famille rose palette. Thick use of enamel, surface elaborately decorated. On matching bronze stand.
Excellent condition: one small damage, see last photo.

Height: ca. 23 cm (with stand)

 

Kangxi Period – Triple Gourd Vase

Antique chinese blue & white Triple Gourd Vase, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Superb rare Triple Gourd Vase with extremely brilliant underglaze blue decoration of two flowerbaskets and “hundred antiques” on clear white porcelain. 17th Century, early Kangxi Period.
A similar Triple Gourd Kangxi Vase is in the “Frick Collection” – Accession number: 1965.8.121

Excellent condition – one fine hairline crack on the mouth (hard to see) with an crossing glazeline or scratch. Further only the typical traces of production and use – see photos.

Height: ca. 22 cm 

Euro 2800.-
enquiry

Kangxi Cup – Mirror Black

Chinese ‘Mirror Black’-Glazed Porcelain Cup, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Extremely rare antique porcelain cup, covered in a lustrous black glaze that thins to a blue tone at the mouth and bottom rim.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production.

Diameter: ca. 5,3 cm
Height: ca. 3,3 cm

Yuan Dynasty Dish – Cizhou Ware

Fine Chinese Cizhou Ware Dish – Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368)
Rare Cizhou Ware Dish from good shape with simple decoration of stylised flowers. During the Yuan Period the potters used sandy lumps as separator for stacking during firing which left sandy patches on the interior and foot of the bowls and plates.
Excellent condition, only the typical traces of production and age.

Diameter: ca. 14 cm
Height: ca. 3,4 cm

Sold

Yuan Dynasty Bowl – Cizhou Ware

Fine Chinese Cizhou Ware Bowl – Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368)
Rare Cizhou Ware Bowl from good shape with simple decoration of stylised flowers.
Excellent condition, a few glaze chips at rime – further only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 11 cm
Height: ca. 3,8 cm

Kangxi Plate – Birds & Flowers

Superb chinese Porcelain Plate, Kangxi Period & Mark (1662-1722), late 17th C.
Very rare chinese porcelain plate, thin porcelain, extremly fine and rich decorated with flower motifs and birds in the center, painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze in a shade of intense blue found only in select Kangxi blue and white wares.
Excellent Condition, typical Kangxi fritting to rim, chips on base rim (usual from production) – further no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations. A great collectors piece, hard to find!
! A plate in the same pattern can be found displayed in the Capital Museum, Beijing

Diameter: ca. 28 cm
Height: ca. 2,5 cm

Sold

Qianlong Dish – Amsterdam Bont

Chinese Porcelain Dish, Amsterdam Bont, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
A very fine chinese porcelain dish, “Pudding Plate”, beautiful and rich decorated in many colours, “Amsterdam Bont”. Underglaze Blue painted in China – overdecorated in the Netherlands, 18th Century.
Excellent condition, a bit colour missing – further only the typical traces of production – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Diameter: ca. 16,5 cm
Height: ca. 3,5 cm

Euro 150.-
enquiry

Qianlong Fencai Plate – Insects

Fine chinese Fencai Porcelain Plate, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
A very fine chinese famille rose porcelain plate, beautiful and attractive decorated, flowers in the medallion, insects around. Very nice colorful piece!
Excellent condition, just a minimal frit at the rim, some coloure missing – further no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Diameter: ca. 15,5 cm

Song Figurine of a Dog – Qingbai

Chinese Qingbai ceramic Figure of a Dog, Song Dynasty
An extremely rare Qingbai glazed molded stoneware figurine of a dog. Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279).
Condition: restorated, see photos.

Molded figures of this time you can also find at Christie’s Auction.

Height: ca 7 cm

19th C. Jar & Cover – Shuangxi

Fine antique chinese porcelain jar with lid – 19th Century, Shuangxi-Character
“Shuangxi”: double or wedded joy – linked xi characters symbolising marital harmony.
Excellent condition, only the typical traces of age and production – see photos.

Height: ca. 18,5 cm (with lid)

Euro 200.-
enquiry

Pair Qianlong M&P Saucer – Rock Garden

Chinese Porcelain Saucer, Qianlong Period (1736-1795) – floral motif
Two very fine chinese scalloped porcelain dishes, beautiful and attractive decorated with flowers in Kangxi style. Painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze. 4 Character-Mark and Period of Qianlong.
Excellent condition, no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations. One small glaze error at the rim of the right saucer.

! For Qianlong 4-Character Mark and of the Period please have a look in the British Museum: Museum number PDF,B.678 | Qianlong Period | Four-character Qianlong mark in underglaze blue on the base

Diameter: ca. 13 cm

Euro 400.-
enquiry

Qing Dynasty Bronze Vase – Archaic Style

Antique Chinese Vase, Bronze and Cloisonne, late Guangxu Period (1875-1908)
Very beautifully decorated Vase with relief in archaic style.
Excellent condition: only the typical traces of production and age – see photos.

Height: ca. 18 cm

Sold

Two 19th C. Persian Paintings – hunting

Two antique painted hunting scenes, 19th Century, Persia
Fine and very rich painted hunting scenes made in gouache technic (a method of painting using opaque pigments ground in water and thickened with a gluelike substance).
Excellent Condition.

Size: each ca. 20 cm x 13 cm

14th C. Bronze Cosmetic Vessel – “Sormeh”

Small Antique Bronze Vessel, 14th Century, Persia
Fine bronze vessel from beautiful shape, made to use as a container for Kajal, Kohl (cosmetics). The persian name for “Kohl” is “Sormeh”. An unique piece from the 14th Century.
Provenance: from an old dutch Collection
Excellent condition, some traces of use – see photo.

Height: ca. 4,7 cm

19th C. Vase & Cover- 100 Antiques

Fine chinese Famille Verte Vase with Cover, 19th Century – “100 Antiques”
A fine chinese porcelain wucai vase with cover, attractive decorated in many colours of the famille verte palet.
Good condition – one chip and a glaze error at the lid, one chip at stand ring  – further only the typical traces of production and use, see photos.

Height: ca. 30 cm (with lid)

Sold

Early Ming Jar or Vase – People

Rare Ming Dynasty Porcelain Jar, Hongzhi Period (1488-1505)
Simple and in a free style painted people in a landscape, typical for this early Ming time – in blue underglaze. Place of origin is Jingdezhen.
A Jar with similar painted figure is in the Victoria and Albert Museum/London: Museum number: C.13&A-1923 | Gallery location: Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 3
Excellent condition, only the typical traces of the age and the production (error in the glaze and the base).

Height: ca. 9,5 cm

Euro 850.-
enquiry

Wanli Ming Jarlet – Deers

Small antique chinese Ming Dynasty Porcelain Jar, Wanli Period (1573-1620)
Early Wanli Period, Kraak decor jarlet – in blue underglaze painted using the pigmented wash method: the potter press the tip of the colour brush and either stippled or swept gently at area to be coloured. The wash applied using this method has uneven tone of blue.
Excellent condition, old small rim chip – further only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 5,5 cm

Ming Hongzhi/Zhengde Jarlet – Floral

Small chinese Ming Dynasty Porcelain Jar, Hongzhi/Zhengde Period +/- 1500
Fine Ming Dynasty jarlet from great shape – in blue underglaze painted floral decor.
Hongzhi (1488-1505) to Zhengde (1506-1521) Period.
Excellent condition – only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 5,5 cm

Carved Song Dish – Celadon

Fine Carved Celadon Dish, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126)
A shallow dish with carved floral motifs, raised on a short foot rim.
Provenance: Bonhams Auction London, Asian Art, Monday 7 November 2016, Lot 166
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of production and age.

Diameter: ca. 14 cm

Sold

Netsuke “Pekingese”

19th Century Antique Japanese Ivory Netsuke, handcarved, signed
Signature: “Gyokushi”
This fine antique japanese Netsuke of a pekingese is signed on the bottom, the pupils probably inlaied with black horn – the details are great!
It’s in excellent condition!

Length: ca. 4,2 cm
Height: ca. 3 cm

19th C. Bronze – Standing Parvati

Antique Figurine of Standing Parvati, 19th Century, India
Parvati, also known as Urvi, is the Hindu goddess of fertility, love and devotion; as well as of divine strength and power. Parents are Himavan and Mena. Children are Ganesha and Kartikeya.
Excellent condition and good patina.

Height: ca. 10,5 cm

19th C. Bronze – Standing Ganesha

Antique Figurine of Standing Ganesha, 19th Century, India
The elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha is widely revered as the remover of obstacles, the patron of arts and sciences and the deva of intellect and wisdom. His parents are Shiva and Parvati.
Excellent condition and fine patina – see photo.

Height: ca. 11 cm

Late 19th C. Enameled Yixing Teapot – Bird

Rare chinese Zisha ware, late 19th Century – Guangxu Period (1875-1908)
Nice decorated with bird on a blooming tree in enamel technique on yixing ceramic. Two times marked, “yixing zi sha”.
Good condition, one chip at the rim, some wear. A rare collector piece!

Height: ca. 14 cm

Sold

Jiaqing Cloisonne Cup – Lotus

Antique chinese Cloisonne Enamel Cup, Jiaqing Period (1796-1820)
Fine decorated with louts and other flowers in many coloures. Early 19th Century.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 7 cm
Height: ca. 5,5 cm