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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 Kangxi Doll House Vase – Square Shape

Chinese Kangxi Doll House Vase – Square Shape

Small chinese blue & white square Vase, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Extremely rare square porcelain dollhouse vase with underglaze blue decoration of a rider, a walker, a wise man and a seated person. Early Kangxi Period, 17th Century.
Very good condition – the base rim with chips. Further only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 4 cm

Chinese Kangxi Plate – “The suffering of Christ”

Chinese Kangxi Plate – “The suffering of Christ”

Fine chinese Porcelain Plate, late Kangxi Period (1662-1722), 1700-1720
Unusual chinese porcelain dish representing a wreath and is known as “the suffering of Christ”. Painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze – a rare type of Chine de commande.
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of the production and use. A great collectors piece!

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 320.-

Chinese Kangxi Plate – Basket & Symbols

Chinese Kangxi Plate – Basket & Symbols

Superb Chinese Porcelain Plate, Kangxi Period (1662-1722) – Flowerbasket & Symbols
A very fine Chinese porcelain Kangxi plate, around 1720, beautifully and very rich painted with a cobalt blue underglaze – Buddhist symbols and a basket full of flowers.
Excellent condition: one tiny frit at the top rim – further only the typical traces of production and age.

! The same you can find in the Flipje en Streekmuseum Tiel, Collectie Hoogenboom, number 0234-04162

Diameter: ca. 23 cm
Height: ca. 2,6 cm

Euro 220.-

Chinese Qianlong M&P Bowl – Lemon Yellow

Chinese Qianlong M&P Bowl – Lemon Yellow

Extraordinary antique Porcelain Bowl – Qianlong Mark & Periode (1736-1795)
The bowl bears foure medalions with flower in the center and leafe scrolls on lemon yellow enameled ground. The rim is in a fine orange-brown coloure painted. Underglaze blue Qianlong Mark (minyao) at the base.
Condition: one chip and a hairline, traces of use inside – further only the typical traces of production and age.

Diameter: ca. 19 cm

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 19th C. Brush Washer – Boys & Vase

Chinese 19th C. Brush Washer – Boys & Vase

Antique chinese blue & white Brush Washer, 19th Century, Kangxi Mark
Beautifully painted with on the front and back each two boys holding a vase, in between each a bird sitting in the flowering branches. Good underglaze blue decoration on clear white porcelain. On the base a 4-Character Kangxi Mark.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 10,5 cm
Height: ca. 7,5 cm

Euro 180.-

Chinese 18th C. Qianlong Dish – Village

Chinese 18th C. Qianlong Dish – Village

Chine de commande Porcelain Dish, Qianlong Period, ca. 1780
Extremely fine chinese porcelain dish or bowl, nice decorated with walking scholars in a village, mountains and lake landscape. In the background a fisher man. All painted in a high quality cobalt blue oxide underglaze – a rare type of Chine de commande.
Excellent condition: backside three short lines in the glaze and one minute frit at rim, hard to see – further only the typical traces of the production and use.

Diameter: ca. 13 cm
Height: ca. 3,5 cm

Euro 130.-

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.-

19th C. Chinese Sancai Vase – “Four Gentlemen”

19th C. Chinese Sancai Vase – “Four Gentlemen”

Large antique sancai glazed Vase, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Unusal chinese vase with “Four Gentlemen” decoration in sancai glaze. The “Four Gentlemen” or “Four Noble Ones” is a collective term referring to four plants: the plum blossom, the orchid, the bamboo, and the chrysanthemum. They represent the four different seasons – the plum blossom for winter, the orchid for spring, the bamboo for summer, and the chrysanthemum for autumn.
Excellent condition: small firing error with hairline at the mouth – further only the typical traces of production (baking traces at stand ring) and use.

Height: ca. 29 cm

Euro 1300.-

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

Chinese 17th C. Plate – Swastika

Chinese 17th C. Plate – Swastika

Chinese Kraak Style Porcelain Dish, 17th Century, late Ming/early Qing Dynasty
Blue and white Chinese porcelain plate, beautiful and rich decorated with flowers and swastika. Painted in cobalt blue oxide underglaze and marked at the base.
Perfect condition: only the typical traces of production and use.

Diameter: ca. 22 cm

Euro 160.-

Chinese 19th C. Meiping Vase – Ladies

Chinese 19th C. Meiping Vase – Ladies

Antique chinese blue & white Meiping Vase, 19th Century, Qianlong Mark
Nice Vase with good underglaze blue decoration of two mirrored ladies under trees on clear white porcelain. On the base a 4-Character Qianlong Mark.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production (small flaw at base rim) and use.

Height: ca. 24 cm

Euro 250.-

Chinese 19th C. Ducai Snuff Bottle / Snuff-Jar

Chinese 19th C. Ducai Snuff Bottle / Snuff-Jar

Rare chinese Ducai Snuff-Jar, late 19th Century
Perfect shaped and finely painted porcelain snuff-jar with enamelled colours and underglaze blue decoration of 4 boys and a scholar. On the base a 4-Character Mark Chenghua.
Excellent condition – the snuff-jar is perfect, there is only one chip at the cover. Further only the typical traces of production and use.

For a Snuff-Jar of this size please have a look in the British Museum: Museum number PDF,B.678

Height: ca. 7 cm

Euro 450.-

Chinese Imperial Qianlong Snuff Bottle / Snuff-Jar

Chinese Imperial Qianlong Snuff Bottle / Snuff-Jar

Extremely Rare chinese Imperial Snuff-Jar, Qianlong Mark & Period (1736-1795)
Perfect shaped and finely painted porcelain snuff-jar with underglaze blue decoration of flowers and bird. On the base the imperial 6-Character Mark Qianlong and of the Period.
Excellent condition –  the snuff-jar is perfect, there are only a few chips at the cover. Further only the typical traces of production  and use.

! For a similar Snuff-Jar with 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. 6 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

Two Chinese 18th C. Saucers – Café-au-lait & Peaches

Two Chinese 18th C. Saucers – Café-au-lait & Peaches

Two fine Chinese Café-au-lait Porcelain Saucers, 18th Century – peaches
Chinese porcelain dishes with fine decoration in the famille rose pallet – around “Café-au-lait” brown.
Perfect condition: only the typical traces of production and use – no chips, cracks, hairlines or restorations.

Diameter: ca. 10,5 cm

Euro 120.-

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