Ming Xuande Stem Cup – Cizhou Ware

Small Chinese Cizhou Ware Stem Cup – Xuande Period (1426-1435)
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 “Xiang” – Ming Dynasty, Xuande Period (1426-1435).
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of production and use.

Height: ca. 6,5 cm

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

14th/16th C. Kalong Ware Bowl – Floral

Rare Sukhothai Kalong Ware Bowl of great shape – 14th-16th Century
Large bowl with an underglaze black decoration shows a dark brown design of abstract floral pattern.
Perfect condition: only the typical traces of production and age.

Diameter: ca. 21,5 cm

Late 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. 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 380.-

19th C. Yixing Teapot – Zisha Ware

Fine and rare Yixing tea pot from the 19th Century, ca. Daoguang Period
Condition: handle at the lid is glued, some wear. No chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations. A fine collector piece!

A similar you can see in the British Museum – Museum number: Franks.2481 | Date: 1801-1850

Height: ca. 11,5 cm (with lid)

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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.-

Song Longquan Celadon Bowl – Lotus

Longquan Celadon Bowl with Lotus-Relief – Northern Song Dynasty (960-1126)
Condition: Two old chip – further only traces of production (glaze errors) and use – see photos.

Diameter: ca. 16,5 cm
Height: ca. 6,5 cm

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Ming 14th/15th C. Bowl – Craquele

Rare Crackled Glaze Bowl, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), 14th/15th Century
Bowl from good shape in greenish brown color of crackled glaze with relief of a lotus flower inside.
Condition: 2 old restorations at rim, 2 chips – further only the typical traces of production and use.
A rare collectors piece, hard to find!

Diameter: ca. 16 cm

Euro 450.-

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, only the typical traces of production and age.

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

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Yuan Dynasty Bowl – Cizhou Ware

Fine Chinese Cizhou Ware Bowl – Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368)
Rare Cizhou Ware Bowl from good shape with simple decoration of stylised flowers.
Excellent condition, a few glaze chips at rime – further only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 11 cm
Height: ca. 3,8 cm

Song Figurine of a Dog – Qingbai

Chinese Qingbai ceramic Figure of a Dog, Song Dynasty
An extremely rare Qingbai glazed molded stoneware figurine of a dog. Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279).
Condition: restorated, see photos.

Molded figures of this time you can also find at Christie’s Auction.

Height: ca 7 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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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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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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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

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.-

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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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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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.-

Longquan Song/Yuan Bowl – Celadon

Chinese Longquan Celadon Bowl – Song / Yuan
Excellent condition, only the typical traces of production and use – see photos.

Diameter: ca. 160 mm
Height: ca. 60 mm

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12th C. Northern Song Bowl – Carved

Excellent 12th Century chinese Song Dynasty Bowl with Stand
From the Jepara Wreck, 1998 found in the Java Sea, chinese Northern Song Ceramic ca. 1100 – more then 900 years old.
Excellent condition. 3 tiny glaze-chips at the rim, further only the typical traces of production.

Diameter: ca. 170 mm
Height: ca. 65 mm

Jianyao Song Bowl – Bronze Streaks

Extremly Rare Chinese Jianyao Bowl – Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)
The bowl is inside and outside with a lustrous blackish-brown glaze of strong streaks covered, imitating bronze.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and use.

A similar bowl you can see here: http://www.alaintruong.com/archives/2015/05/17/32072367.html

Diameter: ca. 120 mm
Height: ca. 65 mm

Jianyao Song Bowl – Hare’s Fur

Extremly 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.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 115 mm
Height: ca 65 mm

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Yixing Teapot – Zisha Ware

Fine and rare chinese Zisha ware, 20th Century – two impressed marks
Mark: Wang Yinxian (*1943) (has the high state title of gongyi meishu dashi – “Master of Art and Design”).
Excellent condition, one small chip at lid rim.

Length: ca. 160 mm
Depht: ca. 110 mm
Height: ca. 75 mm

Euro 750.-

Tang Dynasty Vase

Fine and Rare chinese ceramic Vase of balanced shape – Tang Dynasty (618-907)
The Vase is made of very thin ceramic, finished in an intensive green glace.
Condition: missing glace, has chips and a hairline crack – see photos.
Still a great piece and hard to find!

Height: ca. 85 mm

14th C. Sukhothai Oil Jar – Ribbed

Rare Sukhothai Celadon Oil Jar with ribbed rounded sides of great shape
Made during the Era of Sukhothai in the kilns at Si Satchanalai in the 14th century. The ribbed jars are an uncommon shape and were used normally for coconut oil.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production.

Height: ca. 70 mm

Ming Pottery Model – Chest

Rare chinese Sancai-Glazed pottery Model of a Chest, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
Miniature ceramic models such as this were made for use in the afterlife and were buried in the tomb as substitutes for the real article.
Very good condition, some wear and traces of the age.

Length: ca. 120 mm
Height: ca. 105 mm
Deep: 80 mm

Yueyao Song Bowl – Celadon

Rare Celadon Yueyao Bowl with shallow rounded sides – Song Dynasty
Condition: 3 hairlines – further only the typical traces of production.
See also: Christie’s Amsterdam May 2006, Lot 49

Diameter: 155 mm
Height: 60 mm

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19th/20th C. Cadogan Wine Pot – Yixing

Very rare chinese Yixing Cadogan, 19th/20th Century, Relief – Marked – Quality!
The production of Cadogans dates back to the late 17th Century, Kangxi Period, and they have been made to use for wine, filled in from the bottom (Inside is an inverted funnel shaped tube. The wide part of the funnel is part of the base; the small opening is at the top.). That’s the reason why the cadogan needs no lid. Typically modelled as a peach with Copper red and Cobalt blue details. In later times England started to copy the system and used it for tea.
Perfect condition, some wear. A very rare collector piece!

Height: 110 mm

Euro 450.-

12th C. Northern Song Bowl

Excellent antique 12th Century chinese Song Dynasty Porcelain Bowl
From the Jepara Wreck, 1998 found in the Java Sea, chinese Northern Song Ceramic  ~1100
Excellent condition. Only 1 tiny chip at the rim, two on the foot rim.

Diameter: ca. 155 mm = ca. 6,0 inches

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12th C. Northern Song Bowl – Celadon

Excellent antique 12th Century chinese Song Dynasty Celadon Porcelain Bowl
From the Jepara Wreck, 1998 found in the Java Sea, chinese Northern Song Ceramic  ~1100
Excellent condition. Only 1 tiny chip at the rim.

Diameter: ca. 170 mm = ca. 6,8 inches

12th C. Northern Song Bowl

Excellent antique 12th Century chinese Song Dynasty Porcelain Bowl
From the Jepara Wreck, 1998 found in the Java Sea, chinese Northern Song Ceramic  ~1100
Excellent condition. Only 1 tiny chip at the rim, one on the foot rim.

Diameter: ca. 160 mm = ca. 6,2 inches