Fine Chinese export cider jug in the Nanking or "Inclined Pines" pattern. About 9-1/2" H and in excellent condition with one hairline inside the spout, not seen outside. Additional images on request. Insured shipping at cost.
Chinese export covered vegetable dish, rarely found with braided handles, in the Nanking or "Inclined Pines" pattern, c. 1790-1810. About 12-1/4" W. from handle to handle and about 5" H. Pristine with no chips, frits, cracks, hairlines or repairs. Additional images (under side of cover and base) on request. Insured shipping is included in our price.
A fine Chinese export monteith, a rare form, in the Nanking or "Inclined Pines" pattern. About 10-1/4" (26cm) W x 5-7/8" (14.9cm) W. Mint condition with no chips, frits, hairlines or repairs. Insured shipping is included in our price.
Chinese export salad bowl with cut corners in the Nanking or "Inclined Pines" pattern, c. 1790-1810. Pristine condition with no chips, frits, hairlines or repairs. About 4-1/2" (11.43cm) H x 9-1/4" (23.5cm) W. Insured shipping is included in our price.
Fine set of five identical Ai Kakiemon nagazara dishes decorated with underglaze blue tako karakusa and dragon motifs, their rims dressed with iron brown. Excellent condition with no chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs, c. 1670-1700. About 9" (23cm) x 5-7/8" (15cm) x 1-5/8" (4.13cm). Images of all five dishes on request. Insured shipping at cost.
Pair of blue and white export shallow bowls. Exquisitely detailed decoration on the best possible Chinese porcelain with high kaolin content with soft and clean high quality glaze, all in Imperial quality. The decoration is so detailed it almost appears printed. Upon close examination though the small precise brush strokes can be clearly seen. Specialist knowledge, from the selection and preparation of the paste to the cutting and shaping of it, to the painting with the best quality cobalt has g ...click for details
Elephant ivory Chinese goddess of spring, about 10-1/4" H, including base, or 8-3/4" without the base. No chips, cracks or repairs. Light wear and patina suggest a 19th century date. Due to restrictions on the sale of elephant ivory, we can only ship within the U.S. Insured shipping at cost. This consignment piece is located in Delaware.
A fine Meiji Satsuma pottery vase with superb overglaze enamel decoration by two of the period's foremost artists, the potter Taizan Yohei IX, and the painter Kono Bairei. This work of art captures the mystical feeling of the beginning of autumn symbolized by the flight of migrating geese through gossamer clouds of gold against a full moon. About 10 inches high x 6 inches diameter. No cracks, chips, damage or repairs. Slight rubbing of gold on the mouth as shown in photo. Signed Nihon Kyoto ...click for details
Superb Chinese Junyao stoneware bowl from the Ming period with provenance. Covered overall with a thick milky-blue glaze stopping neatly above the unglazed mushroom-colored foot, the interior with a purple splash. About 7-3/4" wide x 3-1/2" high. Light wear commensurate with age. Excellent condition with no chips, cracks, hairlines or restoration. Additional images are readily available on request. Insured shipping at cost.
Thinly potted Chinese export Kraak plate with deer motif, about 8-3/8", in excellent condition. Border II, c. 1580-1600. This is the only border in which the cavetto and rim are not decorated as a single unit. The blue is intense and well-shaded. Please see Maura Rinaldi's KRAAK PORCELAIN. No chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs. This is not a shipwreck piece. There is no degradation of the glaze. Additional images on request. Our price includes insured shipping.