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19th C. Chinese Sancai Vase – “Four Gentlemen”

19th C. Chinese Sancai Vase – “Four Gentlemen”

Large antique sancai glazed Vase, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Unusal chinese vase with “Four Gentlemen” decoration in sancai glaze. The “Four Gentlemen” or “Four Noble Ones” is a collective term referring to four plants: the plum blossom, the orchid, the bamboo, and the chrysanthemum. They represent the four different seasons – the plum blossom for winter, the orchid for spring, the bamboo for summer, and the chrysanthemum for autumn.
Excellent condition: small firing error with hairline at the mouth – further only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 29 cm

Two 15th C. Ming Sancai Vases – Fahua

Two 15th C. Ming Sancai Vases – Fahua

Pair chinese Fahua Vases, early Ming Dynasty, 15th Century
Two extremely rare ceramic vases with fahua lotus decoration in sancai glaze from the early Ming Dynasty – Northern Fahua Wares.
Condition: both with some ware and missing glaze; right one with glued part at base rim (last photo) – further no cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Provenance: Collection Morpurgo, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Height: ca. 13,5 cm

Small Chinese 17th C. Kangxi Dish – Scallop Rim

Small Chinese 17th C. Kangxi Dish – Scallop Rim

Antique chinese porcelain dish, early Kangxi Periode (1662-1722)
Extremely rare small scallop-rimmed plate, fine decorated with bamboo and peony in a rock garden surounded from flowers. The backside is also decorated. Painted in good deep quality blue colour.
Perfect condition

Diameter: ca. 10,5 cm

Chinese 17th C. Plate – Swastika

Chinese 17th C. Plate – Swastika

Chinese Kraak Style Porcelain Dish, 17th Century, late Ming/early Qing Dynasty
Blue and white Chinese porcelain plate, beautiful and rich decorated with flowers and swastika. Painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze and marked at the base.
Perfect condition: only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 22 cm

Euro 160.-

Chinese 17th C. Libation Cup – Dehua

Chinese 17th C. Libation Cup – Dehua

Octagonal Blanc de Chine Porcelain Libation Cup, early Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Fine antique porcelain libation cup in octagonal shape, Dehua, Blanc de Chine. The warm white colour of Dehua porcelain is typical for the 17th Century.
Excellent condition: a small horizontal firing flaw, minute chip at the rim – further only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 11 x 9 cm
Height: ca. 6,5 cm

Chinese 19th C. Meiping Vase – Ladies

Chinese 19th C. Meiping Vase – Ladies

Antique chinese blue & white Meiping Vase, 19th Century, Qianlong Mark
Nice Vase with good underglaze blue decoration of two mirrored ladies under trees on clear white porcelain. On the base a 4-Character Qianlong Mark.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production (small flaw at base rim) and use.

Height: ca. 24 cm

Euro 250.-

Chinese 19th C. Ducai Snuff Bottle / Snuff-Jar

Chinese 19th C. Ducai Snuff Bottle / Snuff-Jar

Rare chinese Ducai Snuff-Jar, late 19th Century
Perfect shaped and finely painted porcelain snuff-jar with enamelled colours and underglaze blue decoration of 4 boys and a scholar. On the base a 4-Character Mark Chenghua.
Excellent condition – the snuff-jar is perfect, there is only one chip at the cover. Further only the typical traces of production and use.

For a Snuff-Jar of this size please have a look in the British Museum: Museum number PDF,B.678

Height: ca. 7 cm

Euro 450.-

Chinese Imperial Qianlong Snuff Bottle / Snuff-Jar

Chinese Imperial Qianlong Snuff Bottle / Snuff-Jar

Extremely Rare chinese Imperial Snuff-Jar, Qianlong Mark & Period (1736-1795)
Perfect shaped and finely painted porcelain snuff-jar with underglaze blue decoration of flowers and bird. On the base the imperial 6-Character Mark Qianlong and of the Period.
Excellent condition –  the snuff-jar is perfect, there are only a few chips at the cover. Further only the typical traces of production  and use.

! For a similar Snuff-Jar with 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. 6 cm

10th C. Five Dynasties Vase – Lead Glaze

10th C. Five Dynasties Vase – Lead Glaze

Beautiful chinese Ceramic Vase from the Five Dynasties (907-960)
Extremely rare small fine earthenware vase with heigh quality lead glaze.
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of production and of the age.

Provenance: Edward Pranger | Oriental Art Gallery | Amsterdam, Netherlands

Height: ca. 10,5 cm

Two Chinese 18th C. Saucers – Café-au-lait & Peaches

Two Chinese 18th C. Saucers – Café-au-lait & Peaches

Two fine Chinese Café-au-lait Porcelain Saucers, 18th Century – peaches
Chinese porcelain dishes with fine decoration in the famille rose pallet – around “Café-au-lait” brown.
Perfect condition: only the typical traces of production and use – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Diameter: ca. 10,5 cm

Euro 120.-

18th C. Chinese Kangxi/Yongzheng Plate – Garden

18th C. Chinese Kangxi/Yongzheng Plate – Garden

Chinese Porcelain Plate, Kangxi to Yongzheng Period, ca.1720-1730
Fine chinese porcelain dish, beautifully painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze with a garden scenery.
Very good condition: very small colored? chip at rim – further only the typical traces of production (firing trace on the base ring and on the front).

Diameter: ca. 27,5 cm

Euro 140.-

Chinese 18th/19th C. Ogee Bowl & Cover – Chrysanthemum

Chinese 18th/19th C. Ogee Bowl & Cover – Chrysanthemum

Chinese Porcelain Bowl with Cover, 18th/19th Century – 2 x Marked
Large Ogee shaped bowl & cover, decorated in cobalt blue oxide underglaze with stylised chrysanthemums flower surrounded by a leaf spray. The base is glazed and shows the marks.
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of production (firing flaws) and use.

Diameter: ca. 18 cm

Euro 150.-

Chinese Kangxi Porcelain Plate – Bird

Chinese Kangxi Porcelain Plate – Bird

Chinese Porcelain Plate, late Kangxi Period, ca. 1710–1720
Fine chinese porcelain dish, beautiful and attractive decorated with chrysanthemum, plum tree and bird in cobalt blue oxide underglaze.
A similar plate, but without bird, you can see in the Britsh Museum: Museum number: Franks.236
Perfect condition: only the typical traces of production and age (few craquele at backside).

Diameter: ca. 22,5 cm

Euro 220.-

Chinese Qianlong Porcelain Sauce Boat – Wave Shape

Chinese Qianlong Porcelain Sauce Boat – Wave Shape

Large chinese Porcelain Sauce Boat, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
A fine chinese porcelain sauce boat in wave shape and with relief, the outside beautiful and attractive decorated with flowers, inside a water landscape. Painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze.
Very good condition: glaze error at the handle and few small firing errors in the glaze – further only the typical traces of production and use.

Length: ca. 22 cm
Height: ca. 9,5 cm

Euro 150.-

Chinese Kangxi Wucai Vase – Peony & Phoenix

Chinese Kangxi Wucai Vase – Peony & Phoenix

Fine chinese Famille Verte Porcelain Vase, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
A chinese porcelain wucai vase whose rounded sides painted with a large spray of flowering peony. Next to it sits a phoenix on a big rock. The upright neck with further sprays.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and use (little color is missing), see photos.

Height: ca. 12,5 cm

Euro 350.-

19th C. chinese Plate – Scholar Objects

19th C. chinese Plate – Scholar Objects

Fine chinese blue and white Porcelain Plate, 19th Century
Rare chinese porcelain plate fine and rich decorated with scholar and buddhistic objects in the center, fishes at the rim around. Painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze in a shade of intense blue found only on high quality blue and white wares.
Excellent condition, some fritting to rim – further no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.
A great collectors piece!

Diameter: ca. 20 cm

Euro 180.-

Chinese Jiaqing Mark&Period Bowl – Celadon

Chinese Jiaqing Mark&Period Bowl – Celadon

Chinese Celadon Porcelain Bowl, Jiaqing Mark & Period
Fine bowl with light brown rim and a good celadon colour. The base with a handpainted Jiaqing Mark (minyao) in underglaze blue and is of the Period (1796-1820).
Perfect condition: only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 14 cm

Euro 250.-

Chinese 18th C. Qianlong Dish – Hunting Dogs

Chinese 18th C. Qianlong Dish – Hunting Dogs

Chine de commande Porcelain Dish, Qianlong Period, ca. 1740
Extremely rare chinese porcelain dish, fine decorated with 8 hunting dogs in a landscape with tree. An Island in the backround bearing a village with church. Painted in a high quality cobalt blue oxide underglaze – a very rare type of Chine de commande.
Excellent condition: backside is one filled small chip from where a short line in the glaze results – further only the typical traces of the production and use.
A great collectors piece, hard to find!

Diameter: ca. 16 cm

19th C. Chinese Yellow Enamel Cylinder Vase

19th C. Chinese Yellow Enamel Cylinder Vase

Large chinese enamel on copper Vase or Hat Stand, 19th Century
Such pieces with vibrant enamelled yellow grounds were most likely for Imperial use made. Examples with a lemon-yellow ground used by the Imperial court without reign marks have been shown in the Qing court collection, Palace Museum, Beijing.
Excellent condition: only the typical traces of production and age (few craquele at the base).

Height: ca. 26 cm

Euro 350.-

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