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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 (baking traces at stand ring) and use.

Height: ca. 29 cm

Euro 1300.-

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.-

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.-

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.

Provenance: Collection Lauw

Height: ca. 12,5 cm

Euro 350.-

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.-

Chinese Ming Tianqi Bowl – Polychrome

Chinese Ming Tianqi Bowl – Polychrome

Chinese Porcelain Bowl, Ming Dynasty, Tianqi Periode (1621-1627)
A extremly rare and unusual chinese porcelain bowl, polychrome overglaze decorated.
Condition: several chips and tiny hairlines at the rim, firing error outside (photo 3) – further only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 14 cm

Euro 180.-

19th C. chinese Tazza for Thai Market

19th C. chinese Tazza for Thai Market

Pretty chinese Porcelain Tazza, 19th Century
A fine chinese porcelain shallow serving dish on a foot, beautiful decorated with stylised floral sprays – made for the Thai market, “Bencharong”.
Perfect condition: only the typical traces of production and use – see photos.

Diameter: ca. 11 cm
Height: ca. 5 cm

Euro 180.-

18th C. chinese Fencai Charger for South Africa

18th C. chinese Fencai Charger for South Africa

Large chinese Famille Rose Charger, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
Colourful paintet porcelain charger in the famille rose palet. Made for export to South Africa in the 18th Century and it’s with thick enamel in the style of Bencharong/Nyonya wares. Late Qianlong Period, ca. 1780.
Very good condition. One hairline and a few small chips – see photos 4 and 5.

Diameter: ca. 33 cm

Euro 380.-

Chinese Kangxi Plate – Rabbit

Chinese Kangxi Plate – Rabbit

Nice chinese Porcelain Plate, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Fine chinese porcelain plate, rich decorated with landscape and a rabbit in the center, painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze and iron red. Kangxi, ca. 1690-1700.
Almost perfect Condition, one tiny nick at the rim – further only the typical traces of production (firing error) and use. A rare collectors piece!

Diameter: ca. 22 cm

Euro 280.-

Chinese Republic Fencai Planter – Eight Immortals

Chinese Republic Fencai Planter – Eight Immortals

Extremely Fine Chinese Porcelain Planter, Republic Period (1912-1949)
Beautifully famille rose planter (or bowl), the Eight Immortals all around painted in the fencai pallet.
Marked: Ju shun mei yu tang zhi – made for the Hall of Gathering Obedience and Beautiful Jade (Kangxi Mark).
Perfect condition (little traces of use) – see photos.

Diameter: 10,5 cm
Height: 6,5 cm

Euro 750.-

19th C. chinese Yixing Teapot – Plum Tree

19th C. chinese Yixing Teapot – Plum Tree

Fine antique chinese Zisha Ware Teapot, late 19th Century
Great shaped and moulded to simulate the trunk of a flowering plum tree. Two times marked, one time inside the lid “Jing Ming” and second time a flower mark on the bottom.
Very good condition: small chips at the lid inside, some more traces of wear typical of use and age – no cracks, hairlines or restorations. See photos.

A similar teapot is illustrated in the book “Yixing Teapots for Europe” by Patrice Valfré on page 185.

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

Euro 550.-

19th C. chinese Yixing Brush Washer – Chilong

19th C. chinese 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 160.-

Chinese Tongzhi Wucai Bowl – Bamboo & Lingzhi

Chinese 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.-

Imperial chinese Qianlong M&P Dish – Gilt & Blue

Imperial chinese Qianlong M&P Dish – Gilt & Blue

Imperial Chinese Powderblue and Gilt Dish – Qianlong Mark and Period
Painted in gilt with a central stylised lotus within borders of flowerheads and foliage. The three front parts of the holder are painted in the same colours as the dish. Backside a Qianlong Six-Character Seal Mark in under glaze blue and of the Period (1736-1795).

Condition: backside are three hairlines (not to see from the front), some gilding missing (photos are made with hard light and normal light to give an impression of the gilding) – further only the typical traces of production and age.

Similar dishes (but less rich painted) you can see at Christie’s Auction: London, South Kensington, 3 September 2013, Sale 9376, Lot 31

Provenance: Collection Lauw

Diameter: ca. 15,5 cm

Euro | you are welcome to make an offer

17th C. chinese Transitional Wucai Caddy – Lotus

17th C. chinese 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 550.-

19th C. chinese Peranakan Tripod Censer – Phoenix

19th C. chinese 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.

Provenance: Collection Lauw

Height: ca. 8 cm

Euro 750.-

Jiaqing Cloisonne Vase – Four Seasons

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

Euro 350.-

Chinese Guangxu Cloisonne Brush Washer – Dragon

Chinese 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 230.-

18th C. Figurine of an Immortal

18th C. Figurine of an Immortal

Chinese Porcelain Figure of an Immortal, early 18th Century
A white glazed Blanc de Chine porcelain figurine with polychrome over glaze cold paint decoration. Probably Zhang Guolao.
Very good condition – only the typical traces of production and age (some colour missing).

Height: ca 9,5 cm

Euro 280.-

Chinese 19th C. Cloisonne Vases – 100 Treasures

Chinese 19th C. Cloisonne Vases – 100 Treasures

Two beautiful chinese Cloisonne Enamel Vases with Cover, 19th Century
Fine and colourful decorated with “hundred treasures”.
Excellent condition – one is perfect, the other one has a little damage of the cloisonne close to the rim (photo 3). Further only the traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 8 cm

Euro 400.-

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