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Chinese Jiaqing and Qianlong M&P Dishes – Celadon

Chinese Jiaqing and Qianlong M&P Dishes – Celadon

Chinese Celadon Porcelain Dishes, Jiaqing and Qianlong Mark & Period
Two fine small celadon dishes, one with light brown rim, the other with darker brown rim. Both have a good celadon colour. The base of the left one with a handpainted Jiaqing Mark (minyao) in underglaze blue and is of the Period (1796-1820) – the right one with Qianlong Mark (minyao) in underglaze blue and is of the Period (1736-1795).
Excellent condition: left dish with 2 tiny chips at the rim – further only the typical traces of production and use – no cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Diameter: each ca. 11,5 cm

Jiaqing dish: Euro 350.-
Qianlong dish: Euro 550.-
both together: Euro
750.-

19th C. chinese Yixing Teapot – Tree Trunk

19th C. chinese Yixing Teapot – Tree Trunk

Fine antique chinese Zisha Ware Teapot, 19th Century
Great shaped and moulded to simulate a gnarled tree trunk section with trailing pine branches.
Condition: chips at the lid and at the lip of the teapot, some more wear. See photos.

Height: ca. 9,5 cm
Length: ca. 19 cm

Euro 550.-

Chinese Tang Dynasty Bowl – Pale Whitish

Chinese 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.-

19th C. chinese Yixing Teapot – Bamboo

19th C. chinese 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 350.-

16th/17th C. Sawankhalok Oil Jar

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.-

18th C chinese Seal Paste Plate – Blanc de Chine

18th C chinese 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. Early 18th Century and probably 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 650.-

Ming 14th/15th C. chinese Bowl – Craquele

Ming 14th/15th C. chinese 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 310.-

Chinese Jianyao Song Bowl – Hare’s Fur

Chinese 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.-

Small chinese Song Dynasty Brush Washer

Small chinese 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.-

Chinese Ming 14th/15th C. Charger – Craquele

Chinese 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.-

Chinese Craquele Vase – Eight Immortals

Chinese Craquele Vase – Eight Immortals

Rare Chinese Crackled Glaze Porcelain Vase, Republic Period (1912-1949)
Good shaped vase with the ‘Eight Immortals’ in relief, two ‘Ruyi scepter’ as handles.
Excellent condition, only the typical traces of production and of the age. A superb piece!

A Vase with similar moulded figures you can find at Sotheby’s “Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art”, 05 November 2014, London

Height: ca. 25 cm 

Euro 950.-

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

19th/20th C. chinese 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 380.-

Chinese Reticulated Vase – Cherry Blossom

Chinese Reticulated Vase – Cherry Blossom

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

Height: ca. 18 cm

Euro 120.-