Tag: Vase

Chinese Kangxi Period Snuff Bottle – Floral

Chinese Kangxi Period Snuff Bottle – Floral

Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottle with Silver, Kangxi Period (1662-1722)
This fine porcelain Snuff Bottle with silver and bone top was made from an Kangxi Miniature Vase (Dollhouse Vase) with underglaze blue floral decoration. The porcelain is Kangxi Period, the silver probably from later time – the spoon is missing.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and use.

Height: ca. 7,5 cm (with stopper)

Chinese Peking Glass Octagonal Vase – Golden Flakes

Chinese Peking Glass Octagonal Vase – Golden Flakes

Blue Peking Glass Vase of octagonal shape, Guangxu Period (1875-1908)
Elegant chinese Peking Glass Vase of octagonal section and pear shape with tall slender neck and raised foot. The glass is made of translucent brilliant deep blue colour with golden flakes inside.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and use.

Height: ca. 24 cm

Chinese 17th C. Kangxi Miniature Vase – Lotus

Chinese 17th C. Kangxi Miniature Vase – Lotus

Small chinese Blue & Red Porcelain Vase, Kangxi Period, late 17th Century
Rare elegant porcelain miniature vase in meiping shape with underglaze blue decoration of lotus flowers and overglaze iron red leafs. The small vases were difficult to make and many were imperfect with many firing deformities.
Perfect condition – only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 7,5 cm

Chinese 17th C. Kangxi Transitional Wucai Jar – Peony

Chinese 17th C. Kangxi Transitional Wucai Jar – Peony

Chinese Famille Verte Porcelain Jar, Shunzhi/Kangxi Period, 17th Century
Nice antique Jar, blue line border enclosing yellow, green and orange enameled peony flowers and leaf scrolls.
Condition: small chip and a short hairline at the lip, inside the base rim is also a chip – further only the typical traces of production (glaze flaw) and use.

Height: ca. 9,5 cm

Euro 200.-

Set 19th C. Chinese Porcelain Vases

Set 19th C. Chinese Porcelain Vases

A Set of 5 rare small chinese Porcelain Vases, 19th Century
Well-formed and finely painted small porcelain vases with underglaze blue decoration of 2 boys each holding a vase. One vase with a lid.
The 5 vases are in perfect condition, the lid has fritting/chips on the edge, otherwise only the typical traces of manufacture and age – see photos.

Height: from ca. 8 cm – ca. 9 cm (without lid)

Euro 650.-

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

Chinese Guangxu Period Bronze Vase – 2 Dragons

Chinese Guangxu Period Bronze Vase – 2 Dragons

Antique Chinese Bronze Vase with Taotie Masks, Guangxu Period (1875-1908)
Graceful chinese bronze vase, featuring an archaistic dragon decoration to both sides. 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. 14 cm

Euro 250.-

Chinese Ming Dynasty Bronze Vase – Pear-Shaped

Chinese Ming Dynasty Bronze Vase – Pear-Shaped

Antique chinese Bronze Vase, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
Elegant small pear-shaped (Yuhuchunping) bronze vase on an integrated three feet base.
Excellent condition: small nick at the top rim – further only the typical traces of production and use.

Height: ca. 14 cm

Euro 950.-

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. The small vases were difficult to make and many were imperfect with many firing deformities.
Very good condition – the base rim with small chips. Further only the typical traces of production and age.

Height: ca. 4 cm

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 650.-

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. 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.-

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 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.-

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

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