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Porcelain & Pottery

Kangxi Meiping Vase – Rock Garden

Kangxi Meiping Vase – Rock Garden

Antique chinese blue & white Meiping Vase, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Beautiful porcelain vase with underglaze blue floral decoration of a rock garden in six vertical segments.
Very good condition – a small chip with hairline at mouth. Further only the typical traces of production and use. See photos.

Height: ca. 11,5 cm

Euro 230.-

Early 16th C. Ming Dish – Koi Fish

Early 16th C. Ming Dish – Koi Fish

Rare Chinese Porcelain Dish, Jiajing Period (1522-1566)
Fine Ming Dynasty Dish with a jumping Koi Fish as decoration in the center – underglaze blue painted using outline and wash technqiue. Similar are found in the “Inh Thuan” ship wreck.
Excellent condition with typical traces of production and age (craquelle and missing glaze at the rim). See photos.

Size: ca. 8 cm x 8 cm

Jiaqing and Qianlong M&P Dishes – Celadon

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. Yixing Teapot – Plum Tree

19th C. 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.-

Jiaqing Mark&Period Dish – Celadon

Jiaqing Mark&Period Dish – Celadon

Chinese Celadon Porcelain Dish, Jiaqing Mark and Period (1796-1820)
Fine celadon dish from good shape, the base with a handpainted Jiaqing Mark (minyao) in underglaze blue. The front side with an additional owner mark.
Excellent condition, only the typical traces of production – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Diameter: ca. 18 cm

Euro 150.-

Ming Dish – Lingzhi & Tea Flowers

Ming Dish – Lingzhi & Tea Flowers

Rare chinese Porcelain Dish, late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) – Marked
Dish with a spiral as decoration in the center, lingzhi and tea flowers around, painted in underglaze blue.
Excellent condition, only typical traces of production and of the age.

Diameter: ca. 17 cm

Euro 120.-

Guangxu Bowl – Budhistic Lions

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

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 200.-

Fencai Brush Washer – Birds & Poem

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

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.
Very good condition: two tiny colored (?) chips at the rim, white glue leftover from an old hanging system on the back – further only the typical traces of production (baking traces at base rim), age and use.

Diameter: ca. 27,5 cm

Euro 250.-

19th C. Yixing Teapot – Tree Trunk

19th C. 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.-

Guangxu Mark and Period Dish – Lotus

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

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.-

Kangxi Plate – Jumping Boy

Kangxi Plate – Jumping Boy

Chinese blue & white Porcelain Plate, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Superb blue and white porcelain plate. Excellent colour and painting shows a jumping boy on a terrace of a pavilion inside a fenced area. Large vase of flowers in the background. The sides are painted with important Scholars and Taoist emblems for fortune, longevity, wealth and success in life generally.
Perfect condition: only the typical traces of production (see baking traces at base rim) and use – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Diameter: ca. 22 cm

Euro 600.-

17th C. Transitional Cup & Saucer

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.-

Early 18th C. Bowl – Chrysanthemum

Early 18th C. Bowl – Chrysanthemum

Antique chinese Porcelain Star-Burst Bowl, first half 18th Century
Rare bowl glazed in blue with painted decoration of stylised chrysanthemums and foliage. Marked on the bottom, first half 18th Century and probably Yongzheng Period (1723-1735). (This type is not the same as the founds on the Diana Shipwreck)
Excellent condition: little glaze missing at the base rim – further only the typical trace of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 17,5 cm

Tongzhi Wucai Bowl – Bamboo & Lingzhi

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 220.-

Kangxi Meiping Vase – Scholar

Kangxi Meiping Vase – Scholar

Antique chinese blue & white Meiping Vase, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Nice Vase with brilliant underglaze blue decoration of two scholars, swastika and flowers on clear white porcelain. 17th Century, early Kangxi Period.
Excellent condition – few typical kangxi fritting at mouth and rim. Further only the typical traces of production and use.

Height: ca. 10,5 cm

Euro 450.-

Kangxi Plate – Lotus Pond

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

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.-

Guangxu Wucai Vase – Phoenix

Guangxu Wucai Vase – Phoenix

Chinese Famille Verte Vase, ca. 1900 – Guangxu Period (1875-1908)
A fine chinese porcelain wucai vase, attractive decorated in many colours of the famille verte palet. With phoenixes and large peony blooms – fine craquele all over.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and use.

Height: ca. 24 cm

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18th C. Tea Caddy – Landscape

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.-

Imperial Qianlong Dish – Gilt & Blue

Imperial Qianlong 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.
Qianlong Six-Character Seal Mark and Period (1736-1795).
Condition: backside one hairline crack (under the metal holder), backside two glaze lines, some gilding missing – further only the typical traces of production.

Similar dishes you can see at Christie’s Auction: London, South Kensington, 3 September 2013, Sale 9376, Lot 31

Diameter: ca. 15,5 cm

Yuan Dynasty Dish – Cizhou Ware

Yuan Dynasty Dish – Cizhou Ware

Fine Chinese Cizhou Ware Dish – Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368)
Rare Cizhou Ware Dish from good shape with simple decoration of stylised flowers. During the Yuan Period the potters used sandy lumps as separator for stacking during firing which left sandy patches on the interior and foot of the bowls and plates.
Excellent condition, 2 nicks at the rim – further only the typical traces of production and age.

Diameter: ca. 14 cm
Height: ca. 3,4 cm

19th C. “Star Burst” Charger – Chrysanthemum

19th C. “Star Burst” Charger – Chrysanthemum

Antique chinese Porcelain Charger, Daoguang Period (1821-1850)
Fine shallow dish glazed in blue grey with painted decoration of stylised chrysanthemum blossoms amidst scroll motifs.
Very good condition: one hairline, one minimal nick at the rim – further only the typical traces of production and use – see photos.

Diameter: ca. 27 cm

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Small Meiping Vase – 5 Dragons

Small Meiping Vase – 5 Dragons

A fine chinese Meiping Vase, Kangxi Mark, Guangxu Period (1875-1908)
Small vase of slender form with the steeply rounded shoulder tapering gently to a broad ring foot inset from the slightly bulbous base, superbly painted in underglaze-blue. Five dragons are chasing flaming pearls. Kangxi 6 Character Mark in cobalt-blue underglaze.
Condition: one chip on the mouth. Further only the typical traces of production and use.

Height: ca. 8,5 cm

Kangxi Saucer – Café-au-lait

Kangxi Saucer – Café-au-lait

Fine Chinese Café-au-lait Porcelain Saucer, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Rare chinese porcelain dish, fine decoration of an old scholar walking close to the water between trees; Pagoda and mountains in the background – painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze. “Café-au-lait” brown on front and backside.
Perfect condition: only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 11,2 cm

Euro 220.-

Qianlong Mark & Period Vase – Dragons

Qianlong Mark & Period Vase – Dragons

Small antique chinese Vase, Qianlong Mark & Period (1736-1795)
Good shaped and finely painted porcelain vase with brilliant underglaze blue decoration of two Dragons and flowers. On the base the 4-Character Mark Qianlong and of the Period. Dragons with dotted scale armor are mostly from the 19th century – but there are also examples in the Kangxi period.
Perfect condition –  only the typical traces of production and age.

! 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. 13 cm

19th C. Peranakan Tripod Censer – Phoenix

19th C. 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.

Height: ca. 8 cm

Euro 750.-

Small Kangxi Cup – Two Immortals

Small Kangxi Cup – Two Immortals

Fine Chinese Porcelain Cup, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Extremely rare and very small (height: ca. 2,8 cm) antique porcelain cup, made of thin porcelain. Two Immortals are beautiful painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze.
Condition: two hairlines and fritting to rim, further only the typical traces of production and use. Please see photos.

Height: ca. 2,8 cm
Diameter: ca. 5 cm

17th/18th C. Arabic Script Charger – Chrysanthemum

17th/18th C. Arabic Script Charger – Chrysanthemum

Antique chinese Porcelain Charger, 17th/18th Century, early Qing Dynasty
Extremely Rare shallow dish glazed in blue grey with painted decoration of stylised Arabic script, stylised chrysanthemums and foliage. The same type are found in the East African Sea and dated from the 17th Century, late Ming to early Qing Dynasty. Only a very little number of this dishes are known. (This type is not the same as the founds on the Desaru or Diana Shipwreck!)

The same charger is to see in the Maas Museum (Powerhouse Museum) Ultimo, NSW, Australia/ Object No. A2453: https://collection.maas.museum/object/174989

Excellent condition: only the typical trace of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 24 cm

Wanli Ming Jar – Dragons

Wanli Ming Jar – Dragons

Large antique chinese Ming Dynasty Porcelain Jar, Wanli Period (1573-1620)
Porcelain jar with underglaze blue decoration, four handles at the shoulder, a raised neck with rolled rim and a recessed base. The main decoration are two cartoon-like dragons chasing each other among clouds.
Condition: big “restorated” chip at the mouth – further only the typical traces of production and age.

! A similar you can see at the British Museum – Museum number: Franks.3149 | Culture/period: Wanli (probably) | Made in: Vietnam (possibly) | Made in: Guangdong (possibly)

Height: ca. 32 cm

17th C. Figurine of an Immortal with Child

17th C. Figurine of an Immortal with Child

Chinese Porcelain Figure of an Immortal holding a Child, 17th Century
A white glazed Blanc de Chine porcelain figurine with minimal rests of polychrome over glaze enamel.
Condition: error on the back side, further only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 9 cm

19th C. Yixing Teapot – Bamboo

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 350.-

Wanli Ming Jarlet – Flower

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.-

Ming Bowl – People

Ming Bowl – People

Ming Dynasty Porcelain Bowl, 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.-

17th C. Arabic Script Charger – Chrysanthemum

17th C. Arabic Script Charger – Chrysanthemum

Chinese Porcelain Charger, late Ming to early Qing Dynasty – Arabic script
Extremely Rare shallow dish glazed in blue grey with painted decoration of stylised Arabic script, stylised Chrysanthemums and foliage. The same type are found in the East African Sea and dated from the 17th Century, late Ming to early Qing Dynasty. Only a very little number of this dishes are known. (This type is not the same as the founds on the Desaru or Diana Shipwreck!)

The same charger is to see in the Maas Museum (Powerhouse Museum) Ultimo, NSW, Australia/ Object No. A2453: https://collection.maas.museum/object/174989

Condition: a part restorated (glued)

Diameter: ca. 26 cm

17th C. Transitional Wucai Caddy – Lotus

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.-

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