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Chinese Tang Dynasty Yaozhou Bowl – Flowerhead

Chinese Tang Dynasty Yaozhou Bowl – Flowerhead

Extremelly rare brown glazed Bowl, Tang Dynasty (618-907)
Monochrome high fired Tang dynasty Yaozhou brown glazed bowl, decorated with stylized flowerhead in the center.
Excellent condition. Only the typical traces of production and some traces of use.

Provenance: Collection Lauw

Diameter: ca. 11,5 cm
Height: ca. 4,5 cm

Chinese Lead Glazed Tang Dynasty Jar – “hua you”

Chinese Lead Glazed Tang Dynasty Jar – “hua you”

Antique chinese three Handles Ceramic Jar, Tang Dynasty (618-907)
Rare brownish black lead glazed earthenware Jar with addition of whitish blue splashes – in China called “hua you”. A precursor of the Song Jun wares.
Condition: chips at top rim – further only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 18,5 cm

Chinese Ming Sacrificial Models – Mingqi

Chinese Ming Sacrificial Models – Mingqi

Chinese Sancai-Glazed pottery Models, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
Mingqi miniatures ceramic models such as this 15 examples were made for use in the afterlife and were placed in the tombs of wealthy Chinese aristocrats to accompany them into the next world. Sancai lead glaze on low fired pottery.
Excellent condition: few wear and traces of the age. The wine vessel on the right at the first photo seems to have an old restoration.

Provenance: Collection Lauw

Height: between 1,5 cm and 11 cm

Euro 1100.- (for all 15 models together)

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 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.-

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

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

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.-

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.-

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 thin 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 – only the typical traces of production and use

Provenance: Dutch auktion house

Diameter: ca. 19 cm
Height: ca. 5,5 cm

Euro 1100.-

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

Euro 220.-

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.-

Yuan Dynasty Bowl – Cizhou Ware

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.

Provenance: Collection Lauw

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

Song Figurine of a Dog – Qingbai

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

Euro 450.-

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