Guangxu Bowl – Budhistic Lions

Rare chinese porcelain bowl or cup, Guangxu Period (1875-1908), marked
Richly painted with five foo dogs (budhistic lion) holding a ball, clouds around, all in cobalt blue underglaze.
Bottom marked: “man tang fu ji” – “mark of the hall filled with good fortune”
Very good condition – some small fritts/chips at rim, further only the typical traces of production. See photos.

Diameter: ca. 9,5 cm
Height: ca. 5,5 cm

Euro 150.-

19th C. Yixing Brush Washer – Chilong

Small antique chinese Yixing Brush Washer, 19th Century
Low round brush washer with Chilong on two sides, lion head on one side; decorated with enamel green-turquoise colour on the interior and base.
Condition: one chip at the lip, some wear – further only the typical traces of production and age.

Diameter: ca. 9,5 cm

Euro 180.-

Fencai Brush Washer – Birds & Poem

Extremely Fine Chinese Porcelain Brush Washer, 20th Century
Beautifully hand-painted Famille Rose Brush Washer (or Vase), Fencai. Birds, flowers and calligraphy in fine art. Qianlong Mark, artist’s signature, middle/second half 20th Century.
Perfect condition (little traces of use) – see photos.

Diameter: ca. 14 cm
Height: ca. 9 cm

Euro 450.-

Kangxi Charger – Grashopper & Swastika

Large Chinese Kraak Style Porcelain Charger, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Great blue and white chinese porcelain charger, beautiful and rich decorated with flowers and swastika – in the center a grashoppe. Painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze.
Good condition: two small colored chips at the rim, a white leftover on the back – further only the typical traces of production (baking traces at base rim), age and use (craquele).

Diameter: ca. 27,5 cm

Euro 250.-

Guangxu Mark and Period Dish – Lotus

Fine chinese Blue and White Porcelain Dish – Guangxu M&P (1875-1908)
The dish is decorated with a central lotus head and stylized scrolls within a double-circle, enclosed by four similar lotus blossoms. Six-Character Mark Guangxu in underglaze blue.
Very good condition, just some fritting at the rim – further only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 13,5 cm

Euro 450.-

17th C. Transitional Charger – Grapes

Large Chinese Porcelain Charger, early Kangxi, Transitional Period (1620-1683)
Superb blue and white Chinese porcelain charger, beautiful and rich decorated with large Grapes amongst stylised foliage painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze.
Condition: one chip with short hairline at the rim – further only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 35,5 cm
Height: ca. 5 cm

Euro 450.-

17th C. Transitional Cup & Saucer

Rare chinese porcelain cup and saucer – Transitional Period (1620-1683)
Fine painted water scenery and fisher man in cobalt blue underglaze.
Excellent condition: the saucer is without damage, the cup has a very small chip (see photo 7) and two barely visible glaze lines – further just the typical traces of production and use.
Two superb pieces!

The same can also be seen in the Frick Collection: Accession number: 1965.8.83 | Chinese, Transitional Period (1620-1683) | Date: 17th century

Saucer: diameter ca. 10 cm
Cup: diameter ca. 6 cm

Euro 200.-

Tongzhi Wucai Bowl – Bamboo & Lingzhi

Fine chinese Porcelain Bowl, Tongzhi Period (1862-1874) – Marked
A fine and rare chinese Famille Verte porcelain bowl, beautiful decorated with bamboo, lingzhi fungus, calligraphy poem and artist signature. Red mark at the base.
Perfect condition: only the typical traces of production and use – see photos.

Diameter: ca. 13,5 cm
Height: ca. 5 cm

Euro 180.-

Kangxi Plate – Lotus Pond

Rare chinese Porcelain Plate, Kangxi Period (1662-1722) – Marked
Very rare chinese porcelain plate, extremly fine and rich decorated with flowers and lotus pond in the center, painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze. Marked with a kangxi-leaf at the backside.
Almost perfect Condition, one tiny nick at the rim – further only the typical traces of production and use. A great collectors piece, hard to find!

Diameter: ca. 23 cm

Euro 250.-

18th/19th C. Bleu de Hue Dish – Fenghuang

Small chinese Porcelain Dish for the Vietnamese Market – Marked
A fine and rare chinese porcelain dish, made for the Vietnamese market, beautiful  decorated with Fenghuang in “Bleu de Hue”. Blue de Hue wares were made in China for the Vietnamese dynasties in the 18th and 19th century until after the revolution. Hue ist the city where the Vietnamese King resided.
Ming-marked “Nei Fu” (Inner Court) – Jiaqing Period (1796-1820).
Excellent condition, only the typical traces of production (inclusions) and use – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Diameter: ca. 12,7 cm
Height: ca. 2,4 cm

Euro 850.-

18th C. Tea Caddy – Landscape

Blue & White Chinese Tea Caddy, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
Unusual chinese porcelain caddy in great shape – all sides are beautiful and rich decorated with house, mountains, lake and people in underglaze cobalt blue.
Perfect condition – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations. Only the typical traces of production and use.

A similar is to see in the Victoria and Albert Museum/London: Museum number: 1747-1876, Date: 1770-1790, Place of origin: Jingdezhen

Height: ca. 12 cm

Euro 280.-

Reticulated Vase – Cherry Blossom

Rare Chinese Openwork Porcelain Vase, Republic Period, ca. 1920-1930
Fine ivory colourd Vase with openwork carved cherry blossoms. The base marked “CHINA”.
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of production (small glaze errors) and of the age. A great collector piece!

Height: ca. 18 cm

Euro 180.-

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 380.-

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 90.-

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 the early Ming time – in blue underglaze. Place of origin is Jingdezhen. Bowls with similar scenery but different shape are also later found in the Tek Sing shipwreck (dating to approximately 1822).

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

Diameter: ca. 13 cm

Euro 350.-

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 450.-

17th C. Transitional Wucai Caddy – Lotus

Rare and large chinese Famille Verte Caddy, early Kangxi Period
Large Caddy, orange line border enclosing yellow, green and orange enameled flower and leaf scrolls. Kangxi Period, Transitional, 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.-

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 250.-

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 250.-

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.-

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.-

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.-

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.-

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.-

Guangxu Cloisonne Brush Washer – Dragon

Large chinese Cloisonne Enamel Brush Washer, Guangxu Period (1875-1908)
Inside fine decorated with a five-claws dragon – two dragons outside the bowl are chasing a flaming pearl. Marked “da ming nian zao”.
Perfect condition – only the traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 20 cm
Height: ca. 6 cm
Weight: ca. 900 gr

Euro 300.-

Jianyao Song Bowl – Hare’s Fur

Rare Chinese Jianyao Bowl – Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)
The bowl is covered inside with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze finely streaked with russet ‘hare’s fur’ markings flowing from the russet band below the rim.
Black tea bowls, in contrast to the celadon vessels of the earlier Tang dynasty, became fashionable and were made at a number of kilns in northern and southern China, including the Jian kilns of Fujian.

A similar bowl you can see at Christie’s Auction: Sale 14608 | The Pavilion Sale – Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art | 4 April 2017,  Hong Kong

Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production (glaze error inside) and use.

Diameter: ca. 12 cm
Height: ca. 7 cm

Euro 1500.-

Fine Qianlong Mark & Period Vase

Rare antique chinese Vase, Qianlong Mark & Period (1736-1795)
Good shaped and finely painted porcelain vase with brilliant underglaze blue decoration of butterflies, flowers and birds. On the base the 4-Character Mark Qianlong and of the Period.
Good condition –  glaze error from production, chip at base, little restoration and hairline at rim.

! 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. 25 cm

Euro 750.-

Small Song Dynasty Brush Washer

Antique Chinese Ceramic Brushwasher, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)
Nice small brush washer made in great shape!
Very good condition – one chip at rim, further only the typical traces of production and use – see photos.

Diameter: ca. 6,5 cm
Height: ca. 3,5 cm

Euro 120.-

Fine Yongzheng Plate – Water Landscape

Fine antique chinese Porcelain Plate, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735)
An exremely fine painted chinese porcelain plate, beautiful and attractive decorated with water landscape and fisher man  –  flowers around the rim. Painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze.
Very good condition, two small chips backside (one is a bit to see from the front) – further only the typical traces of production and age – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Diameter: ca. 23 cm

Euro 800.-

Tang Dynasty Bowl – Pale Whitish

Extremelly rare whitish Bowl – Tang Dynasty (618-907)
Bowl with rounded sides forming a continuous concave surface on the interior, standing on a solid ring foot, with a clear glaze of pale whitish tint inside and outside. White porcelain bowls of this classic early form were made at both the Xing and Ding kilns in Hebei. This example shows all the characteristics of Ding ware. Tang Dynasty (618-907).
Perfect condition.

Diameter: ca. 19 cm
Height: ca. 5,5 cm

Euro 2300.-

Kangxi Charger – Asters

Rare Chinese Porcelain Charger, early Kangxi Period (1662-1722), Transitional
A fine blue & white chinese porcelain Kangxi/Transitional charger, beautifully adorned with 16 panels, each with a chrysanthemum. The centre has an additional five chrysanthemum heads known as asters with a background of scrolls, all in underglaze blue. Wares such this example illustrate the turbulent period of the transition from Ming to Qing rule at the end of the 17th century. A period that was marked by the collapse of the imperial kilns. The base with kangxi (shop-) mark in double circle.
Good Condition, no restoration: chip with hairline, few kangxi fritting to rim, one chip at stand ring (usual from production) – further only the typical traces of production and use.

A similar charger is in the Asian Civilisations Museum / Singapur: Accession No.:  C-0060

Diameter: ca. 27 cm
Height: ca. 4 cm

Euro 350.-

19th C. Brush Washer – Dragon

Small chinese Porcelain Brush Washer, Fencai, 19th Century – Qianglong Mark
Extremely rare famille rose brushwasher, dacorated with dragon and clouds. Red handpainted Qianlong Mark on the base.
Provenance: from a dutch collector who bought it 1974, see handwritten paper with old photo.
Perfect condition, only typical traces of production and of the age.

Diameter: ca. 8,5 cm

Euro 2500.-

Yongzheng Fencai Jar – Rock Garden

Fine Antique 18th Century Chinese Fencai Jar, probably Yongzheng (1723-1735)
Rare porcelain vase with underglaze blue decoration and overglaze famille rose colours, designed with rock garden pattern. Yongzheng Period (1723-1735), possible to early Qianlong Period.
Excellent condition – chip at footrim, further only traces of production and use, see photos.

Height: ca. 95 mm

Euro 190.-

Ming 14th/15th C. Charger – Craquele

Very rare Crackled Glaze Dish, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), 14th/15th Century
Heavy dish in golden brown color with a wavy rim.
Very good condition – 2 old restorations at rim (one is only to see from behind) – further only the typical traces of production and use – see photos.
Extremely rare collectors piece, hard to find!
Provenance: dutch auction house

Diameter: ca. 25,5 cm
Height: ca. 5,0 cm

Euro 850.-

19th C. Arita Scallop Bowl – 4 Musicians

Very Rare antique japanese Porcelain Bowl, Edo Period (1615-1868), Marked
A fine and rare japanese porcelain bowl, Arita, beautiful and rich decorated with four Musicians and Flower motifs outside. Inside the bowl a sitting Lady. Painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze in chinese Kangxi Style.
Marked “Zoshuntei Sanpo Zu”, trade name of Hisatomi Yojibei Masayasu. Late Edo Period, mid 19th Century.
Perfect condition! A beautiful collectors piece!

Diameter: ca. 110 mm
Height: ca. 60 mm

Euro 550.-

Large 19th C. Charger – Lotus & Asters

Extremely rare and large chinese Porcelain Charger, Daoguang Period (1821-1850)
A fine chinese porcelain Charger beautifully painted with cobalt blue underglaze. Stylized Asters in the 12 fields around the rim, Lotus flowers are swimming in the center. Kangxi-Leaf-Mark (Artemisia), 19th Century
Excellent Condition, one very short hairline – further no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Diameter: ca. 40 cm !
Height: ca. 7 cm

Euro 1100.-

19th C. Cloisonne Brush Washer – Dragon

Fine chinese Cloisonne Enamel Brush Washer, Guangxu Period (1875-1908)
Inside fine decorated with a five-claws dragon – two dragons outside the bowl are chasing a flaming pearl.
Excellent condition – very small damage, see photo – further only the typycal traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 14 cm

Euro 120.-

19th C. Powder-Orange Vase+Cover – People

Antique Chinese Fencai Porcelain Powder-Orange Vase + Cover 19th Century
A fine chinese porcelain powder-orange vase with cover, famille rose, attractive decorated with 2 large and 4 smaller panels in which are playing kids, chinese lady and man – painted in many colors.
Excellent condition, traces of production and some wear – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations – see photos.

Height: ca. 220 mm (with lid)

Euro 350.-

Kangxi Bowl “Amsterdam Bont” – Phoenix

Chinese Porcelain Bowl, Amsterdam Bont, Kangxi Mark and Period (1662-1722) – Phoenix
Rare chinese porcelain bowl, beautiful and rich decorated in many colours, “Amsterdam Bont”. Overdecorated in the Netherlands, 17th/18th Century, Kangxi Mark and Period.
Excellent condition, only the typical traces of production (error at stand ring) and age. – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations. A rare collectors piece!

Diameter: ca. 14,5 cm

Euro 250.-

Large Kangxi Charger – Floral

Large Chinese Porcelain Charger, Kangxi Mark and Period (1662-1722) – floral motif
A fine chinese porcelain Kangxi marked charger/plate beautifully painted bamboo, rock and flowers with a cobalt blue underglaze.
Very good Condition, no restoration: two hairline cracks – further only the typical traces of production. A fine piece!

! See also Christie’s Auction: “The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, September 15, 2016 – Lot 868

Diameter: ca. 35,5 cm = ca. 14 inch !
Height: ca. 5,5 cm

Euro 650.-

Yixing Teapot – Zisha Ware

Fine and rare chinese Zisha ware, 20th Century – two impressed marks
Mark: Wang Yinxian (*1943) (has the high state title of gongyi meishu dashi – “Master of Art and Design”).
Excellent condition, one small chip at lid rim.

Length: ca. 160 mm
Depht: ca. 110 mm
Height: ca. 75 mm

Euro 750.-

Large Gu Vase – Landscape

Fine antique chinese blue & white Gu-Vase, 19th Century
Perfect large porcelain vase painted finely in underglaze blue, attractive decorated with people in an urban landscape. Kangxi double circle marked, late 19th Century.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and use, see photos.

Height: ca. 42,5 cm

Euro 1600.-

Wanli Klapmuts Bowl – Bird

Rare chinese Ming Kraak Klapmuts Bowl, Wanli Period (1573-1619) – bird on rock
A chinese Kraak ware bowl with moulded panels and with everted rim, finely potted and translucent, decorated in underglaze blue colour.
Excellent condition with no restoration. There is one hairline and one glaze error inside.

Diameter: ca. 143 mm
Height: ca. 50 mm

Euro 400.-

Early 18th C. Jar – Landscape

Antique early 18th Century chinese blue & white Jar, probably Kangxi
Perfect porcelain vase/jar painted in underglaze blue, attractive decorated with landscape. Possible Kangxi Period (1662-1722).
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and use, see photos.

Height: ca. 90 mm

Euro 190.-

Imperial Jiaqing Snuff Dish – Phoenix

Rare small chinese Porcelain Snuff Dish, Jiaqing Mark and Period (1796-1820)
A very fine and rare chinese porcelain dish, beautiful and rich decorated in blue and white underglaze. In the medallion a phoenix and around a wonderful finely painted landscape, houses and fisher man. The four-character mark is handpainted and underglaze.
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of production – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Diameter: 68 mm
Height: 24 mm

Euro 350.-

18th C Seal Paste Plate – Blanc de Chine

Unusual molded Blanc de Chine Shuangxi-Marked Seal Paste Plate, 18th Century
“Shuangxi”: double or wedded joy – linked xi characters symbolising marital harmony. 18th C., possible Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Very good condition: on the back it looks as if there would be a chip but is probably of the production and not to see from the front side – see photos.

Provenance: “Nagel Auktionen” – Asian Art, 722, Juny 5th-6th 2015: Book II – Lot 975

Diameter: ca. 80 mm

Euro 450.-

Small Early Ming Jar

Antique Chinese Ming Dynasty Porcelain Jar – easy motif
Small Jar with an unusual form – painted in blue underglaze.
Excellent condition, some old Chips at the rim – further only the typical traces of production.

Height: 7,5 cm

Euro 80.-

19th/20th C. Cadogan Wine Pot – Yixing

Very rare chinese Yixing Cadogan, 19th/20th Century, Relief – Marked – Quality!
The production of Cadogans dates back to the late 17th Century, Kangxi Period, and they have been made to use for wine, filled in from the bottom (Inside is an inverted funnel shaped tube. The wide part of the funnel is part of the base; the small opening is at the top.). That’s the reason why the cadogan needs no lid. Typically modelled as a peach with Copper red and Cobalt blue details. In later times England started to copy the system and used it for tea.
Perfect condition, some wear. A very rare collector piece!

Height: 110 mm

Euro 450.-

Yongzheng Cup & Saucer – Dragon

Very rare chinese Porcelain Dragon Cup & Saucer, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735)
The dragon is very fine painted in iron red, black and gold – clouds flying around and make the szenery very expressive. Two superb pieces!

Saucer: hairline
Diameter: 110 mm
Height: 25 mm

Cup: one hairline (barely visible)
Diameter: 67 mm
Height: 40 mm

Euro 450.-

Guangxu Cloisonne Vase – Dragons

Chinese Antique Cloisonne Enamel Vase, Guangxu Period (1875-1908)
Beautiful chinese polychrome Cloisonné Vase with two dragons are chasing a flaming pearl decor. Late Guangxu Period.
Excellent condition – a few small damages, further only the traces of production and use. Please see photos.

Height: ca. 22,5 cm

Euro 120.-