Tag: ceramic

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

Ming 16th/17th C. Happy Buddha – Gilded

Ming 16th/17th C. Happy Buddha – Gilded

Large gilded chinese Terracotta Buddha, 16th/17th Century, Ming Dynasty
Extremely rare Happy Buddha (“Lucky Buddha”) from great shape with an expressive face full of live and character.
Condition: used, gold missing, some parts of the base area missing – but still a impressive piece!

Height: ca. 24 cm
Length: ca. 29 cm
Wide: ca. 14 cm

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; left one with glaze chip (see photo 4); 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

19th C. chinese Yixing Teapot – Plum Tree

19th C. chinese 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.-

Chinese Ming Dish – Lingzhi & Tea Flowers

Chinese 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.-

19th C. chinese Yixing Brush Washer – Chilong

19th C. chinese 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 160.-

Chinese Qingbai Song Bowl – Carved

Chinese 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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19th C. chinese Yixing Teapot – Tree Trunk

19th C. chinese 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.-

Chinese Tang Dynasty Bowl – Pale Whitish

Chinese 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.-

Chinese Ding Ware Song Bowl – Celadon

Chinese 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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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

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 19th C. Yixing Teapot – Zisha Ware

Chinese 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

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.-

Ming 14th/15th C. chinese Bowl – Craquele

Ming 14th/15th C. chinese 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 310.-

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