Two 19th C. Persian Paintings – hunting

Two antique painted hunting scenes, 19th Century, Persia
Fine and very rich painted hunting scenes made in gouache technic (a method of painting using opaque pigments ground in water and thickened with a gluelike substance).
Excellent Condition.

Size: each ca. 20 cm x 13 cm

14th C. Bronze Cosmetic Vessel – “Sormeh”

Small Antique Bronze Vessel, 14th Century, Persia
Fine bronze vessel from beautiful shape, made to use as a container for Kajal, Kohl (cosmetics). The persian name for “Kohl” is “Sormeh”. An unique piece from the 14th Century.
Provenance: from an old dutch Collection
Excellent condition, some traces of use – see photo.

Height: ca. 4,7 cm

19th C. Vase & Cover- 100 Antiques

Fine chinese Famille Verte Vase with Cover, 19th Century – “100 Antiques”
A fine chinese porcelain wucai vase with cover, attractive decorated in many colours of the famille verte palet.
Good condition – one chip and a glaze error at the lid, one chip at stand ring  – further only the typical traces of production and use, see photos.

Height: ca. 30 cm (with lid)

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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.-

Wanli Ming Jarlet – Deers

Small antique chinese Ming Dynasty Porcelain Jar, Wanli Period (1573-1620)
Early Wanli Period, Kraak decor jarlet – in blue underglaze painted using the pigmented wash method: the potter press the tip of the colour brush and either stippled or swept gently at area to be coloured. The wash applied using this method has uneven tone of blue.
Excellent condition, old small rim chip – further only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 5,5 cm

Ming Hongzhi/Zhengde Jarlet – Floral

Small chinese Ming Dynasty Porcelain Jar, Hongzhi/Zhengde Period +/- 1500
Fine Ming Dynasty jarlet from great shape – in blue underglaze painted floral decor.
Hongzhi (1488-1505) to Zhengde (1506-1521) Period.
Excellent condition – only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 5,5 cm

Carved Song Dish – Celadon

Fine Carved Celadon Dish, Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126)
A shallow dish with carved floral motifs, raised on a short foot rim.
Provenance: Bonhams Auction London, Asian Art, Monday 7 November 2016, Lot 166
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of production and age.

Diameter: ca. 14 cm

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Netsuke “Pekingese”

19th Century Antique Japanese Ivory Netsuke, handcarved, signed
Signature: “Gyokushi”
This fine antique japanese Netsuke of a pekingese is signed on the bottom, the pupils probably inlaied with black horn – the details are great!
It’s in excellent condition!

Length: ca. 4,2 cm
Height: ca. 3 cm

19th C. Bronze – Standing Parvati

Antique Figurine of Standing Parvati, 19th Century, India
Parvati, also known as Urvi, is the Hindu goddess of fertility, love and devotion; as well as of divine strength and power. Parents are Himavan and Mena. Children are Ganesha and Kartikeya.
Excellent condition and good patina.

Height: ca. 10,5 cm

19th C. Bronze – Standing Ganesha

Antique Figurine of Standing Ganesha, 19th Century, India
The elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha is widely revered as the remover of obstacles, the patron of arts and sciences and the deva of intellect and wisdom. His parents are Shiva and Parvati.
Excellent condition and fine patina – see photo.

Height: ca. 11 cm

Late 19th C. Enameled Yixing Teapot – Bird

Rare chinese Zisha ware, late 19th Century – Guangxu Period (1875-1908)
Nice decorated with bird on a blooming tree in enamel technique on yixing ceramic. Two times marked, “yixing zi sha”.
Good condition, one chip at the rim, some wear. A rare collector piece!

Height: ca. 14 cm

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Jiaqing Cloisonne Cup – Lotus

Antique chinese Cloisonne Enamel Cup, Jiaqing Period (1796-1820)
Fine decorated with louts and other flowers in many coloures. Early 19th Century.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and use.

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

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.-

Kangxi Bowl “Amsterdam Bont” – Treasures

Chinese Porcelain Bowl, Amsterdam Bont, Kangxi Mark and Period (1662-1722) – Treasures
Large chinese porcelain bowl, beautiful and rich decorated in many colours, “Amsterdam Bont”. Overdecorated in the Netherlands, 17th/18th Century, Kangxi Symbol-Mark (pair of fish) and Period.
Excellent condition: one small chip inside – further only the typical traces of production and use (some colour inside missing) – no more chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.
A rare collectors piece!

Diameter: ca. 16 cm

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Fine Wanli Plate – Wild Goose

Antique Chinese Porcelain Plate, Wanli Period (1573-1619) – Wild Goose
Beautiful antique Ming Dynasty Kraak plate with wild goose (symbol for happy marriage) in the medallion, peaches and symbols around it. Brilliant underglaze blue painted.
Good condition: a hairline (almost not to see from frontside), minimal fritting. Further, only the typical traces of production (some inclusions) – please see photos.

Diameter: ca. 21 cm

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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

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.-

Longquan Song Bowl – Celadon

Chinese Longquan Celadon Bowl with Relief – Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126)Similar bowls are found on the Jepara Shipwreck 1998 in the Java Sea – chinese Northern Song Ceramic, approx. 1100.
Excellent condition, only the typical traces of production and age – see photos.

Diameter: ca. 15,5 cm
Height: ca. 6 cm

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18th C. Bronze Krishna – Dancing Child

Unique Dancing Bronze Krishna, 18th Century, India
Beautifully bronze Krishna as the dancing child, made in the technic of “lost form”. An unique piece from the 18th Century.
Krishna is one of the most widely revered and most popular of all Indian divinities, worshipped as the eighth incarnation of the Hindu god Vishnu and also as a Svayam Bhagavan (supreme god).
Excellent condition – see photo.

Height: ca. 9 cm

17th C. Transitional Dish – Flowers

Rare chinese Porcelain Dish, Transitional, Shunzhi Period (1644-1661)
A fine and very rare chinese porcelain dish, beautiful decorated with flower motif. Painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze. Double Ring Mark.
Very good condition: two small chips – further only the typical traces of production and use. See photos.

Diameter: ca. 15 cm
Height: ca. 3 cm

19th C. Bronze Vase – Archaic Style

Antique Chinese Vase, Bronze and Cloisonne, 19th century, Qing Dynasty
Very beautifully decorated Vase with relief in archaic style.
Excellent condition: only the typical traces of production and age – see photos.

Height: ca. 24 cm

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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 Ming Bowl – Blanc de Chine

Antique chinese Porcelain Bowl, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) – Marked
Fine and rare porcelain cup or small bowl made in great shape, Dehua, Blanc de Chine.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production.

Diameter: ca. 7 cm
Height: ca. 3,5 cm

19th C. Large Bowl – Broken Ice

Chinese Porcelain Bowl, blue & white, 19th Century – Kangxi Mark
Rare Chinese porcelain bowl, beautiful and richly painted in underglaze blue – “broken ice”.
Excellent condition, only the typical traces of production and age. – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations. A rare collectors piece!

Diameter: ca. 18 cm
Height: ca. 7 cm

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Qianlong Amsterdam Bont Plate – Birds

Chinese Porcelain Dish, Amsterdam Bont, Qianlong Period (1736-1795) – Birds
A very fine chinese porcelain dish beautiful and rich decorated in many colours, “Amsterdam Bont”. Underglaze Blue painted in China – overdecorated in the Netherlands, 18th Century, Qianlong Period (1736 -1795).
Excellent condition, a little bit colour missing – further only the typical traces of production – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Diameter: ca. 23 cm

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18th C Chenghua Marked Plate – Bird

Rare Chinese blue & white Porcelain Plate, Chenghua Mark, 18th C. – Bird
A fine and rare Chinese porcelain Chenghua marked plate, probably Kangxi Period, beautifully painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze.
Excellent Condition: one hairline – further only the typical traces of production.

Diameter: ca. 29 cm
Height: ca. 3,4 cm

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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.-

Small Song Dynasty Kendi

Antique Chinese Ceramic Kendi, Song Dynasty (960-1279)
Small Kendi made in great shape!
Excellent condition – no chips, cracks ore hairlienes – please see the photos for details.

Height: ca. 8,5 cm

19th C. blue & white Plate – 5 Boys

Fine antique blue & white chinese Porcelain Plate, 19th Century
Nice painted chinese porcelain plate, attractive decorated with five boys playing near the beach  – crabs around the rim. Painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze.
Good condition, two small chips and one hairline – further only the typical traces of production and age.

Diameter: ca. 22 cm

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Manju Netsuke + Inro + Ojime

18th/19th Century Antique Japanese Staghorn Manju Netsuke/Inro/Ojime
Elementary Manju Netsuke from Staghorn with authentic lacquer Inro and Ojime of carnelian.
Good used condition, Inro with some damage – see photos.

Length (Inro): ca. 7,3 cm
Diameter (Netsuke): ca. 5 cm

Pair 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

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.-

Imperial Qianlong Miniature Vase & Cover

Extremely Rare chinese Imperial Vase, Qianlong Mark & Period (1736-1795)
Perfect shaped and finely painted porcelain miniature vase with underglaze blue decoration of flowers and bird. On the base the imperial 6-Character Mark Qianlong and of the Period.
Excellent condition –  vase perfect, chips at the cover. Further only the typical traces of production.

Height: ca. 6 cm

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, Kangxi Mark&Period (1662-1722)
A fine blue & white chinese porcelain Kangxi marked plate/charger, beautifully painted Asters with a cobalt blue underglaze. 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.

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

Euro 320.-

Kangxi Plate – Floral Motif

Chinese Porcelain Plate, Kangxi Period & Mark (1662-1722)
Nice Chinese porcelain plate, 1710-1720, beautifully decorated with flowers and blossoms, painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze. The back kangxi marked “Lozenge” (represents “victory”) in double circle.
Very good condition: few nicks at the rim – further only the typical traces of production – see photos.

Diameter: ca. 22 cm

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Kangxi Miniature Vase – Floral

Antique 18th Century chinese blue & white Vase, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Fine porcelain miniature vase with underglaze blue decoration of flowers and butterfly.
Excellent condition – one small chip at base. Further only the typical traces of production.

Height: ca. 8 cm

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Fine Qianlong Jug – Double Handle

Antique Chinese Porcelain Milk Jug, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
Very fine handpainted chinese porcelain jug with double handle, beautiful and rich decorated in underglaze blue.
Very good condition: small chip and brown coloure at spout, top of the handles with glaze line – further no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations, only the typical traces of production. A rare collectors piece.

Height: ca. 11,5 cm

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Ding Ware Song Bowl – Celadon

Fine Chinese Ding Ware Celadon Bowl – Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126)
Bowl of widely flared slightly conical form. It was a common practice of the potters at the Ding kilns in Hebei province to fire their bowls and dishes upside down in order to prevent warping of the thin walls. This method necessitated that the rims be wiped clean of glaze.
Provenance: from a dutch collector who bought it December 1974 at Sothebys Amsterdam / Mak van Waay.
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 17,5 cm
Height: ca. 5,5 cm

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19th C. Large Fencai Bowl – Baragon Tumed

Large chinese Porcelain Bowl, Guangxu Period (1875-1908) – Baragon Tumed Mark
Baragon Tumed porcelain pieces have been made at the Imperial factories at Jingdezhen as part of a service commissioned to celebrate the marriage of one of the daughters of the Daoguang Emperor (1821-1850) to a Mongolian prince in 1842. Pieces from this service bear the two-character Mongolian name of the prince, who belonged to the Tumed clan.
Baragon Tumed Mark, but late 19th Century.
Perfect condition: only the typical traces of production – see photos.

Diameter: ca. 18 cm
Height: ca. 9 cm

19th C. Famille Rose Bowl – Chicken

Fine chinese Porcelain Bowl, Daoguang Period (1821-1850) – Chenghua Mark
A fine and rare chinese fencai porcelain bowl with fluted sides, beautiful decorated with chicken and rock garden motif. Inside an Artist Mark, at the base the red Chenghua Mark.
Excellent condition: only the typical traces of production (an error at the rim and one on the side) and use – see photos.

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

19th C. Cloisonne Box – Blossoms

Beautiful chinese circular Cloisonne Enamel Box with Cover, 19th Century
Fine decorated with blossoms in a view against the blue-turquoise sky.
Excellent condition – the cover inside has a minimal damage of the cloisonne, further only the traces of production and age.

Diameter: ca. 9,5 cm

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.-

Ming Dish “Qilin” – Hidden Decor

Rare chinese Porcelain Dish, late Ming Dynasty, Wanli (1573-1619) – Marked
Small Plate with the mythical creature “Qilin” as decoration painted in Underglaze Blue. At the rim with hidden decor. Ming Mark on the base.
Provenance: from a dutch collector who bought it May 1981 at Sothebys Amsterdam / Mak van Waay
Perfect condition, only typical traces of production and of the age.

Diameter: ca. 15 cm

Qingbai Song Bowl – Carved

Fine Chinese Qingbai Celadon Bowl – Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126)
Bowl of widely flared slightly conical form, carved to the interior with stylized clouds, applied overall with a light bluish-green glaze.
Provenance: from a dutch collector who bought it December 1974 at Sothebys Amsterdam / Mak van Waay – No. 1137
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 18 cm

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Yongzheng Fencai Jar – Rock Garden

Fine Antique 18th Century Chinese Fencai Jar, 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 140.-

Tang Dynasty Baluster Vase – Lead Glaze

Graceful chinese Ceramic Vase, Tang Dynasty (618-907)
Rare large earthenware vase with long neck and fine green lead glaze.
Provenance: Vanderven Oriental Art | ’s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of production and of the age.

Height: ca. 35 cm

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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.
Provenance: Edward Pranger | Oriental Art Gallery | Amsterdam, Netherlands
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of production and of the age.

Height: ca. 105 mm

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.-

3 Ming Cups – Floral Motif

Antique Chinese Porcelain Cups, late Ming Dynasty, 17th Century
Three cups with underglaze blue floral motif.
Excellent condition, cup in the middle with hairline, further only the typical traces of production – see photos.

Diameter: ca. 5,5 – 5,9 cm
Height: ca. 3,5 cm

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