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Porcelain & Pottery

Chinese Kangxi Plate – “The suffering of Christ”

Chinese Kangxi Plate – “The suffering of Christ”

Fine chinese Porcelain Plate, late Kangxi Period (1662-1722), 1700-1720
Unusual chinese porcelain dish representing a wreath and is known as “the suffering of Christ”. Painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze – a rare type of Chine de commande.
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of the production and use. A great collectors piece!

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 320.-

Chinese Ming Sacrificial Models – Mingqi

Chinese Ming Sacrificial Models – Mingqi

Chinese Sancai-Glazed pottery Models, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
Mingqi miniatures ceramic models such as this 15 examples were made for use in the afterlife and were placed in the tombs of wealthy Chinese aristocrats to accompany them into the next world. Sancai lead glaze on low fired pottery.
Excellent condition: few wear and traces of the age. The wine vessel on the right at the first photo seems to have an old restoration.

Provenance: Collection Lauw

Height: between 1,5 cm and 11 cm

Euro 1100.- (for all 15 models together)

Chinese Kangxi Plate – Basket & Symbols

Chinese Kangxi Plate – Basket & Symbols

Superb Chinese Porcelain Plate, Kangxi Period (1662-1722) – Flowerbasket & Symbols
A very fine Chinese porcelain Kangxi plate, around 1720, beautifully and very rich painted with a cobalt blue underglaze – Buddhist symbols and a basket full of flowers.
Excellent condition: one tiny frit at the top rim – further only the typical traces of production and age.

! The same you can find in the Flipje en Streekmuseum Tiel, Collectie Hoogenboom, number 0234-04162

Diameter: ca. 23 cm
Height: ca. 2,6 cm

Euro 220.-

Chinese Qianlong M&P Bowl – Lemon Yellow

Chinese Qianlong M&P Bowl – Lemon Yellow

Extraordinary antique Porcelain Bowl – Qianlong Mark & Periode (1736-1795)
The bowl bears foure medalions with flower in the center and leafe scrolls on lemon yellow enameled ground. The rim is in a fine orange-brown coloure painted. Underglaze blue Qianlong Mark (minyao) at the base.
Condition: one chip and a hairline, traces of use inside – further only the typical traces of production and age.

Diameter: ca. 19 cm

Chinese Jianyao Song Bowl – Metallic-Splashed

Chinese Jianyao Song Bowl – Metallic-Splashed

Extremely Rare Chinese Jianyao Bowl – Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)
The deep, heavily potted sides flaring upwards to the gently everted rim, covered inside and out with a lustrous black glaze suffused with a pattern of variegated iridescent “Silver-Metallic Spots”, stopping in an irregular line and exposing the rough stoneware body.

Excellent condition – only the typical traces of production (a small flaw at the rim, it is glazed, however) and use.

Diameter: ca. 12,5 cm
Height: ca. 5,5 cm

Chinese 19th C. Brush Washer – Boys & Vase

Chinese 19th C. Brush Washer – Boys & Vase

Antique chinese blue & white Brush Washer, 19th Century, Kangxi Mark
Beautifully painted with on the front and back each two boys holding a vase, in between each a bird sitting in the flowering branches. Good underglaze blue decoration on clear white porcelain. On the base a 4-Character Kangxi Mark.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 10,5 cm
Height: ca. 7,5 cm

Euro 180.-

Chinese 18th C. Qianlong Dish – Village

Chinese 18th C. Qianlong Dish – Village

Chine de commande Porcelain Dish, Qianlong Period, ca. 1780
Extremely fine chinese porcelain dish or bowl, nice decorated with walking scholars in a village, mountains and lake landscape. In the background a fisher man. All painted in a high quality cobalt blue oxide underglaze – a rare type of Chine de commande.
Excellent condition: backside three short lines in the glaze and one minute frit at rim, hard to see – further only the typical traces of the production and use.

Diameter: ca. 13 cm
Height: ca. 3,5 cm

Euro 130.-

Chinese Ming Longquan Celadon Glazed Ewer

Chinese Ming Longquan Celadon Glazed Ewer

Chinese Stoneware Wine Ewer, early Ming Dynasty, 14th/15th Century
Large Longquan celadon glazed Ewer made in great shape with heigh spout and handle.
Excellent condition, only the typical traces of production (baking flaw inside the base ring – see photo 8) and age.

Height: ca. 24 cm

Euro 1100.-

Yuan/early Ming Stem Cup – Cizhou Ware

Yuan/early Ming Stem Cup – Cizhou Ware

Small Chinese Cizhou Ware Stem Cup – Yuan/early Ming Dynasty
Extremely rare Cizhou Ware from great shape. The Stem Cup is covered with a creamy white slip and freely painted with leafes in a deep chocolate-brown glaze. Inside marked with a stylised character, likely “tun” that may be translated as “gulp” – Yuan or early Ming Dynasty.

Provenance: Bonhams London, Knightsbridge, Asian Art: May 13, 2019, Lot 258

Perfect condition, only the typical traces of production and use.

Height: ca. 6,5 cm

Euro 1200.-

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.-

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.

Provenance: Collection Lauw

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

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