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Chinese 19th C. Bronze Vase – Taotie Mask

Chinese 19th C. Bronze Vase – Taotie Mask

Antique Chinese Bronze Vase with Champleve Cloisonne, Guangxu Period (1875-1908)
Graceful chinese bronze vase, featuring an archaistic band of decoration to the upper part with taotie mask motifs. Also the two ring handles are in the shape of taotie in archaic style.
Perfect condition: only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 31 cm

Euro 350.-

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.-

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 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

Chinese Kangxi Wucai Vase – Peony & Phoenix

Chinese Kangxi Wucai Vase – Peony & Phoenix

Fine chinese Famille Verte Porcelain Vase, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
A chinese porcelain wucai vase whose rounded sides painted with a large spray of flowering peony. Next to it sits a phoenix on a big rock. The upright neck with further sprays.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and use (little color is missing), see photos.

Provenance: Collection Lauw

Height: ca. 12,5 cm

Euro 350.-

19th C. Chinese Yellow Enamel Cylinder Vase

19th C. Chinese Yellow Enamel Cylinder Vase

Large chinese enamel on copper Vase or Hat Stand, 19th Century
Such pieces with vibrant enamelled yellow grounds were most likely for Imperial use made. Examples with a lemon-yellow ground used by the Imperial court without reign marks have been shown in the Qing court collection, Palace Museum, Beijing.
Excellent condition: only the typical traces of production and age (few craquele at the base).

Height: ca. 26 cm

Euro 350.-

Chinese Kangxi Meiping Vase – Rock Garden

Chinese Kangxi Meiping Vase – Rock Garden

Antique chinese blue & white Meiping Vase, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
Beautiful porcelain vase with underglaze blue floral decoration of a rock garden in six vertical segments. Early Kangxi Period, 17th Century.
Very good condition – a small chip with hairline at mouth. Further only the typical traces of production and use. See photos.

Height: ca. 11,5 cm

Euro 240.-

Chinese Kangxi Meiping Vase – Scholar

Chinese 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

Euro 300.-

Small Meiping Vase – 5 Dragons

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 small restoration at the mouth rim. Further only the typical traces of production and use.

Provenance: Collection Lauw

Height: ca. 8,5 cm

Qianlong Mark & Period Vase – Dragons

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. Dragons with dotted scale armor are mostly from the 19th century – but there are also examples in the Kangxi 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

Euro 350.-

Jiaqing Cloisonne Vase – Four Seasons

Jiaqing Cloisonne Vase – Four Seasons

Small antique chinese Cloisonne Enamel Vase, Jiaqing Period (1796-1820)
Extremely rare miniatur vase, fine decorated with chrysanthemum, bamboo, orchid and plum blossom associating to the four seasons (also called “The Four Gentlemen”). Circa 1800.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 7,5 cm

Euro 350.-

Chinese Daoguang Period Vase – Lotus

Chinese Daoguang Period Vase – Lotus

Antique chinese Meiping Vase, Daoguang Period (1821-1850)
Good shaped and finely painted porcelain vase with brilliant underglaze blue decoration of lotus flowers. On the base 4-Character Kangxi Mark.
Perfect condition, only the typical traces of production and age – see photos.

Height: ca. 12,5 cm

Euro 180.-

14th C. Bronze Cosmetic Vessel – “Sormeh”

14th C. Bronze Cosmetic Vessel – “Sormeh”

Small Antique Bronze Vessel, 14th Century, Persia
Fine bronze vessel from beautiful shape, made to use as a container for Kajal, Kohl (cosmetics). The persian name for “Kohl” is “Sormeh”. An unique piece from the 14th Century.
Provenance: from an old dutch Collection
Excellent condition, some traces of use – see photo.

Height: ca. 4,7 cm

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