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.-

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. chinese “Star Burst” Charger – Chrysanthemum

19th C. chinese “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 small restoration at the mouth rim. Further only the typical traces of production and use.

Height: ca. 8,5 cm

Chinese Kangxi Saucer – Café-au-lait

Chinese 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. 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.

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

Chinese 19th C. Yixing Enameled Teapot – Bird

Chinese 19th C. Yixing Enameled Teapot – Bird

Small chinese Zisha Ware Teapot,  Guangxu Period (1875-1908)
Nice decorated with bird on a blooming tree in enamel technique on yixing ceramic. Marked “yi xing zi sha” (purple sand of yixing).
Very good condition, some wear – no chips, hairlines, cracks or restorations.

Similar teapots are illustrated in the book “Yixing Teapots for Europe” by Patrice Valfré.

Height: ca. 7,5 cm
Length: ca. 11 cm

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19th C. chinese Yixing Teapot – Bamboo

19th C. chinese 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.-

Chinese Kangxi Plate – Lotus & Bamboo

Chinese Kangxi Plate – Lotus & Bamboo

Fine chinese Porcelain Plate, late Kangxi Period (1662-1722), 1700-1720
Unusual chinese porcelain dish, fine decorated with lotus and bamboo motif, 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! See photos.

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 270.-

Chinese Ming Bowl – People

Chinese 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 240.-

16th/17th C. Sawankhalok Oil Jar

16th/17th C. Sawankhalok Oil Jar

Rare Sawankhalok Celadon Oil Jar with rounded sides of great shape
Large Sawankhalok Jar with crackeled celadon glaze and two handles, 16th/17th Century.
Excellent condition – old chip at the mouth – further only the typical traces of production (glaze error) and age.

Height: ca. 16 cm

Euro 450.-

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

Chinese Tang Dynasty Baluster Vase – Lead Glaze

Chinese 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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