Chinese 18th C. Boxwood Figure Group – Scholar & Student

Chinese 18th C. Boxwood Figure Group – Scholar & Student

Chinese wooden Statue of a Scholar with Student, 18th Century
Finely hand carved figure group of a scholar and student, each of them is holding a book. The carving is made from boxwood root and standing on a hard wood stand.
Condition: typical traces of age with some cracks in the wood.

Figure
Height: ca. 9 cm / Length: ca. 8 cm

Stand
Length: ca. 11 cm / Wide: ca. 9 cm

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 (temmuko) – 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. Bronze Vase – Taotie Mask

Chinese 19th C. Bronze Vase – Taotie Mask

Antique Chinese Bronze Vase with Champleve Cloisonne, Guangxu Period (1875-1908)
Graceful chinese bronze vase, featuring an archaistic band of decoration to the upper part with taotie mask motifs. Also the two ring handles are in the shape of taotie in archaic style.
Perfect condition: only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 31 cm

Euro 350.-

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.-

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

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. 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

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.-

18th C. Chinese Kangxi/Yongzheng Plate – Garden

18th C. Chinese Kangxi/Yongzheng Plate – Garden

Chinese Porcelain Plate, Kangxi to Yongzheng Period, ca.1720-1730
Fine chinese porcelain dish, beautifully painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze with a garden scenery.
Very good condition: very small colored? chip at rim – further only the typical traces of production (firing trace on the base ring and on the front).

Diameter: ca. 27,5 cm

Euro 140.-

Chinese 18th/19th C. Ogee Bowl & Cover – Chrysanthemum

Chinese 18th/19th C. Ogee Bowl & Cover – Chrysanthemum

Chinese Porcelain Bowl with Cover, 18th/19th Century – 2 x Marked
Large Ogee shaped bowl & cover, decorated in cobalt blue oxide underglaze with stylised chrysanthemums flower surrounded by a leaf spray. The base is glazed and shows the marks.
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of production (firing flaws) and use.

Diameter: ca. 18 cm

Euro 150.-

Small Chinese Kangxi Dish – Café-au-lait

Small Chinese Kangxi Dish – Café-au-lait

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

Diameter: ca. 9 cm