Guangxu Bowl – Budhistic Lions

Rare chinese porcelain bowl or cup, Guangxu Period (1875-1908), marked
Richly painted with five foo dogs (budhistic lion) holding a ball, clouds around, all in cobalt blue underglaze.
Bottom marked: “man tang fu ji” – “mark of the hall filled with good fortune”
Very good condition – some small fritts/chips at rim, further only the typical traces of production. See photos.

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

Euro 150.-

Fencai Brush Washer – Birds & Poem

Extremely Fine Chinese Porcelain Brush Washer, 20th Century
Beautifully hand-painted Famille Rose Brush Washer (or Vase), Fencai. Birds, flowers and calligraphy in fine art. Qianlong Mark, artist’s signature, middle/second half 20th Century.
Perfect condition (little traces of use) – see photos.

Diameter: ca. 14 cm
Height: ca. 9 cm

Euro 450.-

Kangxi Charger – Grashopper & Swastika

Large Chinese Kraak Style Porcelain Charger, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Great blue and white chinese porcelain charger, beautiful and rich decorated with flowers and swastika – in the center a grashoppe. Painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze.
Good condition: two small colored chips at the rim, a white leftover on the back – further only the typical traces of production (baking traces at base rim), age and use (craquele).

Diameter: ca. 27,5 cm

Euro 250.-

Guangxu Mark and Period Dish – Lotus

Fine chinese Blue and White Porcelain Dish – Guangxu M&P (1875-1908)
The dish is decorated with a central lotus head and stylized scrolls within a double-circle, enclosed by four similar lotus blossoms. Six-Character Mark Guangxu in underglaze blue.
Very good condition, just some fritting at the rim – further only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 13,5 cm

Euro 450.-

17th C. Transitional Charger – Grapes

Large Chinese Porcelain Charger, early Kangxi, Transitional Period (1620-1683)
Superb blue and white Chinese porcelain charger, beautiful and rich decorated with large Grapes amongst stylised foliage painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze.
Condition: one chip with short hairline at the rim – further only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 35,5 cm
Height: ca. 5 cm

Euro 450.-

Kangxi Plate – Jumping Boy

Chinese blue & white Porcelain Plate, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Superb blue and white porcelain plate. Excellent colour and painting shows a jumping boy on a terrace of a pavilion inside a fenced area. Large vase of flowers in the background. The sides are painted with important Scholars and Taoist emblems for fortune, longevity, wealth and success in life generally.
Excellent condition: only the typical traces of production (see baking traces at base rim) and use – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Diameter: ca. 22 cm

 

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

Early 18th C. Bowl – Chrysanthemum

Antique chinese Porcelain Star-Burst Bowl, first half 18th Century
Rare bowl glazed in blue with painted decoration of stylised chrysanthemums and foliage. Marked on the bottom, first half 18th Century and probably Yongzheng Period (1723-1735). (This type is not the same as the founds on the Diana Shipwreck)

Excellent condition: little glaze missing at the base rim – further only the typical trace of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 17,5 cm

Tongzhi Wucai Bowl – Bamboo & Lingzhi

Fine chinese Porcelain Bowl, Tongzhi Period (1862-1874) – Marked
A fine and rare chinese Famille Verte porcelain bowl, beautiful decorated with bamboo, lingzhi fungus, calligraphy poem and artist signature. Red mark at the base.
Perfect condition: only the typical traces of production and use – see photos.

Diameter: ca. 13,5 cm
Height: ca. 5 cm

Euro 180.-

Kangxi Meiping Vase – Scholar

Antique chinese blue & white Meiping Vase, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Nice Vase with brilliant underglaze blue decoration of two scholars, swastika and flowers on clear white porcelain. 17th Century, early Kangxi Period.
Excellent condition – few typical kangxi fritting at mouth and rim. Further only the typical traces of production and use.

Height: ca. 10,5 cm

Kangxi Plate – Lotus Pond

Rare chinese Porcelain Plate, Kangxi Period (1662-1722) – Marked
Very rare chinese porcelain plate, extremly fine and rich decorated with flowers and lotus pond in the center, painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze. Marked with a kangxi-leaf at the backside.
Almost perfect Condition, one tiny nick at the rim – further only the typical traces of production and use. A great collectors piece, hard to find!

Diameter: ca. 23 cm

Euro 250.-

18th/19th C. Bleu de Hue Dish – Fenghuang

Small chinese Porcelain Dish for the Vietnamese Market – Marked
A fine and rare chinese porcelain dish, made for the Vietnamese market, beautiful  decorated with Fenghuang in “Bleu de Hue”. Blue de Hue wares were made in China for the Vietnamese dynasties in the 18th and 19th century until after the revolution. Hue ist the city where the Vietnamese King resided.
Ming-marked “Nei Fu” (Inner Court) – Jiaqing Period (1796-1820).
Excellent condition, only the typical traces of production (inclusions) and use – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Diameter: ca. 12,7 cm
Height: ca. 2,4 cm

Euro 850.-

Guangxu Wucai Vase – Phoenix

Chinese Famille Verte Vase, ca. 1900 – Guangxu Period (1875-1908)
A fine chinese porcelain wucai vase, attractive decorated in many colours of the famille verte palet. With phoenixes and large peony blooms – fine craquele all over.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and use.

Height: ca. 24 cm

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18th C. Tea Caddy – Landscape

Blue & White Chinese Tea Caddy, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
Unusual chinese porcelain caddy in great shape – all sides are beautiful and rich decorated with house, mountains, lake and people in underglaze cobalt blue.
Perfect condition – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations. Only the typical traces of production and use.

A similar is to see in the Victoria and Albert Museum/London: Museum number: 1747-1876, Date: 1770-1790, Place of origin: Jingdezhen

Height: ca. 12 cm

Euro 280.-

Imperial Qianlong Dish – Gilt & Blue

Imperial Chinese Powderblue and Gilt Dish – Qianlong Mark and Period
Painted in gilt with a central stylised lotus within borders of flowerheads and foliage.
Qianlong Six-Character Seal Mark and Period (1736-1795).
Condition: backside one hairline crack (under the metal holder), backside two glaze lines, some gilding missing – further only the typical traces of production.

Similar dishes you can see at Christie’s Auction: London, South Kensington, 3 September 2013, Sale 9376, Lot 31

Diameter: ca. 15,5 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

Reticulated Vase – Cherry Blossom

Rare Chinese Openwork Porcelain Vase, Republic Period, ca. 1920-1930
Fine ivory colourd Vase with openwork carved cherry blossoms. The base marked “CHINA”.
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of production (small glaze errors) and of the age. A great collector piece!

Height: ca. 18 cm

Euro 180.-

19th C. “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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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

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 chip on the mouth. Further only the typical traces of production and use.

Height: ca. 8,5 cm

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

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.
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. 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

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

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

Wanli Ming Jarlet – Flower

Small chinese Ming Dynasty Porcelain Jar, Wanli Period (1573-1620)
Fine Ming Dynasty jarlet from good shape – in blue underglaze painted floral decor.

Excellent condition: only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 5 cm

Euro 90.-

Hongzhi Ming Bowl – People

Ming Dynasty Porcelain Bowl, probably Hongzhi Period (1488-1505), 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 350.-

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

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

17th C. 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 800.-

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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Kangxi Plate – Lotus & Bamboo

Fine chinese Porcelain Plate, late Kangxi Period (1662-1722), ca. 1720
Unusual chinese porcelain dish, fine decorated with lotus and bamboo motif, painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze.
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 250.-

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.-

Fine Daoguang Period Vases – Lotus

Pair antique chinese Meiping Vase, Daoguang Period (1821-1850)
Good shaped and finely painted porcelain vases with brilliant underglaze blue decoration of lotus flowers. On the base 4-Character Kangxi Mark.
left vase: no damage
right vase: chip at mouth

Height: ca. 12,5 cm

Euro 200.-

Kangxi Plate – Floral Motif

Chinese blue & white Porcelain Plate, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Superb Chinese porcelain plate, beautiful and rich decorated with floral motifs painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze. The back underglaze marked.
Excellent condition, minimal “kangxi fritting” at rim, further only the typical traces of production (see baking traces at base rim) and use – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

! A similar plate you can find in the “Dresden Collection of August, King of Poland and Elector of Saxony”

Diameter: ca. 21 cm

Euro 250.-

Kangxi Charger – Bird & Flowers

Superb chinese Porcelain Charger, late Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Very rare chinese porcelain deep plate, fine and rich decorated with flower motifs, swastika and bird, painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze.
Excellent condition, one little bumping on the edge – further only the typical traces of the production. A great collectors piece!

Diameter: ca. 22 cm
Height: ca. 4,5 cm

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19th C. Famille Rose Figure – Lady

Fine chinese famille rose Porcelain Figure, 19th Century
Figure of a lady, painted in overglaze enamels in the famille rose palette. Thick use of enamel, surface elaborately decorated. On matching bronze stand.
Excellent condition: one small damage, see last photo.

Height: ca. 23 cm (with stand)

 

Kangxi Period – Triple Gourd Vase

Antique chinese blue & white Triple Gourd Vase, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Superb rare Triple Gourd Vase with extremely brilliant underglaze blue decoration of two flowerbaskets and “hundred antiques” on clear white porcelain. 17th Century, early Kangxi Period.
A similar Triple Gourd Kangxi Vase is in the “Frick Collection” – Accession number: 1965.8.121

Excellent condition – one fine hairline crack on the mouth (hard to see) with an crossing glazeline or scratch. Further only the typical traces of production and use – see photos.

Height: ca. 22 cm 

Euro 2800.-

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

Kangxi Plate – Birds & Flowers

Superb chinese Porcelain Plate, Kangxi Period & Mark (1662-1722), late 17th C.
Very rare chinese porcelain plate, thin porcelain, extremly fine and rich decorated with flower motifs and birds in the center, painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze in a shade of intense blue found only in select Kangxi blue and white wares.
Excellent Condition, typical Kangxi fritting to rim, chips on base rim (usual from production) – further no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations. A great collectors piece, hard to find!
! A plate in the same pattern can be found displayed in the Capital Museum, Beijing

Diameter: ca. 28 cm
Height: ca. 2,5 cm

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Qianlong Dish – Amsterdam Bont

Chinese Porcelain Dish, Amsterdam Bont, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
A very fine chinese porcelain dish, “Pudding Plate”, beautiful and rich decorated in many colours, “Amsterdam Bont”. Underglaze Blue painted in China – overdecorated in the Netherlands, 18th Century.
Excellent condition, a bit colour missing – further only the typical traces of production – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Diameter: ca. 16,5 cm
Height: ca. 3,5 cm

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Qianlong Fencai Plate – Insects

Fine chinese Fencai Porcelain Plate, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)
A very fine chinese famille rose porcelain plate, beautiful and attractive decorated, flowers in the medallion, insects around. Very nice colorful piece!
Excellent condition, just a minimal frit at the rim, some coloure missing – further no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Diameter: ca. 15,5 cm

18th/19th C. Jar & Cover – Shuangxi

Fine antique chinese porcelain jar with lid – 18th/19th Century, Shuangxi-Character
“Shuangxi”: double or wedded joy – linked xi characters symbolising marital harmony.
Excellent condition, only the typical traces of age and production – see photos.

Height: ca. 18,5 cm (with lid)

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Pair Qianlong M&P Saucer – Rock Garden

Chinese Porcelain Saucer, Qianlong Period (1736-1795) – floral motif
Two very fine chinese scalloped porcelain dishes, beautiful and attractive decorated with flowers in Kangxi style. Painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze. 4 Character-Mark and Period of Qianlong.
Excellent condition, no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations. One small glaze error at the rim of the right saucer.

! 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

Diameter: ca. 13 cm

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19th C. Vase & Cover- 100 Antiques

Fine chinese Famille Verte Vase with Cover, 19th Century – “100 Antiques”
A fine chinese porcelain wucai vase with cover, attractive decorated in many colours of the famille verte palet.
Good condition – one chip and a glaze error at the lid, one chip at stand ring  – further only the typical traces of production and use, see photos.

Height: ca. 30 cm (with lid)

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Early 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

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

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

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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