Tag: Ming Dynasty

Chinese Ming Tianqi Bowl – Polychrome

Chinese Ming Tianqi Bowl – Polychrome

Chinese Porcelain Bowl, Ming Dynasty, Tianqi Periode (1621-1627)
A extremly rare and unusual chinese porcelain bowl, polychrome overglaze decorated.
Condition: several chips and tiny hairlines at the rim, firing error outside (photo 3) – further only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 14 cm

Euro 180.-

17th C. chinese Transitional Dish – Lotus

17th C. chinese Transitional Dish – Lotus

Fine chinese Blue and White Porcelain Dish – 17th Century, late Ming to Shunzhi Period
The dish is decorated with a large central lotus flower, enclosed by more blossoms at the rim. Painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze. Marked at the backside.
Almost perfect condition, one small chip at the backside – further only the typical traces of production and use. A rare collectors piece!

Diameter: ca. 20,5 cm

Euro 240.-

Early 16th C. Ming Dish – Koi Fish

Early 16th C. Ming Dish – Koi Fish

Rare Chinese Porcelain Dish, Jiajing Period (1522-1566)
Fine Ming Dynasty Dish with a jumping Koi Fish as decoration in the center – underglaze blue painted using outline and wash technqiue. Similar are found in the “Inh Thuan” ship wreck.
Excellent condition with typical traces of production and age (craquelle and missing glaze at the rim). See photos.

Size: ca. 8 cm x 8 cm

Euro 220.-

Large chinese Ming Tianqi Bowl – People

Large chinese Ming Tianqi Bowl – People

Extremly rare chinese Porcelain Bowl, Ming, Tianqi (1621-1627) – Chenghua-Mark
A fine and very rare large chinese porcelain bowl, beautiful and rich decorated with 2 peoples and dynamic landscape motif outside. Inside the bowl a musician. Painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze.
Excellent condition. A fine hairline and a chip are professionally restored, can not be seen with the naked eye – further only the typical traces of production and use.

Provenance: “Nagel Auktionen” – Asian Art, 722, Juny 5th-6th 2015: Book IV – Lot 2092

Diameter: ca. 21,5 cm
Height: ca. 9,5 cm

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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.-

Chinese Jiajing Ming Celadon Dish – Relief

Chinese Jiajing Ming Celadon Dish – Relief

Rare chinese Porcelain Dish, 16th C. Ming Dynasty, Jiajing Period (1522-1566)
Deep celadon plate with flower in relief as decoration.
Provenance: from a dutch collector who bought it 1977 at Paul Brandt/Netherlands
Perfect condition (little traces of production and of the age) – please see photos.

Diameter: ca. 195 mm

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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

Euro 1250.-

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.-

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

Euro 550.-

Large chinese Wanli Plate – Lotus

Large chinese Wanli Plate – Lotus

Large and rare Chinese Porcelain Plate, Wanli Period (1573-1619) – Lotus
Beautiful antique Ming Dynasty Kraak plate with water lily in the medallion, peaches and symbols around it. With old hanging system!
Underglaze blue painted.
Good condition – a Hairline and typical fritting on the edge. Further, only the typical traces of production, see photos.

Diameter: 32 cm
Height: 4 cm

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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 300.-

Early chinese Ming Jar or Vase – People

Early chinese Ming Jar or Vase – People

Rare Ming Dynasty Porcelain Jar, Hongzhi Period (1488-1505)
Simple and in a free style painted people in a landscape, typical for this early Ming time – in blue underglaze. Place of origin is Jingdezhen.
A Jar with similar painted figure is in the Victoria and Albert Museum/London: Museum number: C.13&A-1923 | Gallery location: Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 6, shelf 3
Excellent condition, only the typical traces of the age and the production (error in the glaze and the base).

Height: ca. 9,5 cm

Euro 850.-

Wanli Ming Jarlet – Deers

Wanli Ming Jarlet – Deers

Small antique chinese Ming Dynasty Porcelain Jar, Wanli Period (1573-1620)
Early Wanli Period, Kraak decor jarlet – in blue underglaze painted using the pigmented wash method: the potter press the tip of the colour brush and either stippled or swept gently at area to be coloured. The wash applied using this method has uneven tone of blue.
Excellent condition, old small rim chip – further only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 5,5 cm

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Chinese Ming Hongzhi/Zhengde Jarlet – Floral

Chinese Ming Hongzhi/Zhengde Jarlet – Floral

Small chinese Ming Dynasty Porcelain Jar, Hongzhi/Zhengde Period +/- 1500
Fine Ming Dynasty jarlet from great shape – in blue underglaze painted floral decor.
Hongzhi (1488-1505) to Zhengde (1506-1521) Period.
Excellent condition – only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 5,5 cm

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Fine chinese Wanli Plate – Wild Goose

Fine chinese Wanli Plate – Wild Goose

Antique Chinese Porcelain Plate, Wanli Period (1573-1619) – Wild Goose
Beautiful antique Ming Dynasty Kraak plate with wild goose (symbol for happy marriage) in the medallion, peaches and symbols around it. Brilliant underglaze blue painted.
Good condition: a hairline (almost not to see from frontside), minimal fritting. Further, only the typical traces of production (some inclusions) – please see photos.

Diameter: ca. 21 cm

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17th C. Transitional Dish – Flowers

17th C. Transitional Dish – Flowers

Rare chinese Porcelain Dish, Transitional, Shunzhi Period (1644-1661)
A fine and very rare chinese porcelain dish, beautiful decorated with flower motif. Painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze. Double Ring Mark.
Very good condition: two small chips – further only the typical traces of production and use. See photos.

Diameter: ca. 15 cm
Height: ca. 3 cm

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16th C. Ming Wanli Plate – Koi Fish

16th C. Ming Wanli Plate – Koi Fish

Very rare chinese Wanli Period (1573-1619) Porcelain Dish – Koi Fish
Superb 16th Century Ming Dynasty Dish with a jumping Koi Fish as decoration in the center, on the back side a handwritten Text. Underglaze blue painted. Very hard to find!
Excellent condition, only one tiny chip at the rim.

Provenance: “Nagel Auktionen” – Asian Art, 722, Juny 5th-6th 2015: Book II – Lot 891

Diameter: ca. 18 cm

Euro 2300.-

Small chinese Ming Bowl – Blanc de Chine

Small chinese Ming Bowl – Blanc de Chine

Antique chinese Porcelain Bowl, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) – Marked
Fine and rare porcelain cup or small bowl made in great shape, Dehua, Blanc de Chine.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production.

(+ you get it together with a second one with hairline)

Diameter: ca. 7 cm
Height: ca. 3,5 cm

Euro 350.-

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