Perfect Chinese export pudding dish in the Nanking or "Inclined Pines" pattern. Circa 1790-1810. About 9-1/4" W x 2" H. No chips, frits, cracks, hairlines or repairs. A nearly identical Nanking pudding dish is also available. Insured shipping at cost.
Covered vegetable dish in excellent condition: No chips, frits, cracks, hairlines or repairs. About 11" L x 9" W x 4-1/2" H. This pattern, sometimes called "inclined pines" after motifs in the background, with a trellis-diaper and spearhead border is usually termed "Nanking". It is the pattern given to Mrs. Samuel Powell by President and Mrs. Washington in 1797. Similar examples may be seen at Mount Vernon. A second example is available should you desire a pair ...click for details
Rare early 19th century Chinese export Canton covered butter dish with original insert. Excellent color and better than our images. Near perfect condition with an invisibly restored chip to the rim of the base. About 4-1/2" H x 6-7/8" W. Insured shipping at cost.
Chinese export demitasse cup with the New York State seal in famille rose enamels, used for tea or coffee. From the Federal period, c. 1800, a rare version with Justice wielding a sword in her right hand. New York City served as the capital of the United States from 1785 until 1790 and was a major destination for Chinese export porcelain during the Federal period. Although most services correctly exhibit the figure of Liberty holding a staff, this cup is from one of the few services known on whi ...click for details
Chinese export tea caddy with New York State seal, a rare version with Justice wielding a sword in her right hand. New York City served as the capital of the United States from 1785 until 1790 and was a major destination for Chinese export porcelain during the Federal period. Although most services correctly exhibit the figure of Liberty holding a staff, this caddy is from one of the few services known on which Justice is properly shown with both her scales and her sword. Please see CHINESE EXPOR ...click for details
Nanking or "Inclined Pines" vegetable dish and rare insert, c. 1790-1810. Dish is about 10-3/4” x 8-3/8” not including handles; insert is 11-3/8” x 9-1/4” and fits perfectly. Excellent condition save a chip to one of the applied leaves (please see our last image). This pattern, sometimes called "inclined pines" after motifs in the background, with a trellis diaper and spearhead border is said to have been given to Mrs. Samuel Powel by President and Mrs. Washington in 1797. Ou ...click for details
18th C. Nanking "inclined pines" platter, ex James Galley, well known Pennsylvania antique dealer, with seal attached. About 34.75cm (13.68") x 26.5cm (10.4"). Excellent condition with minor imperfections. Insured shipping at cost.
Chinese export platter in the Nanking "Inclined Pines" pattern dating to the earlier, pre-1800 period with finely painted details. About 13-1/4" x 10-1/4". Very good condition with minor imperfections, but no chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs. Insured shipping at cost.
Fine early 17th century Chinese export Kraak plate, made at Jingdezhen. About 8.125" (21.5cm) diameter. Border VII.3 as classified by Rinaldi in "Kraak Porcelain -- A Moment in the History of Trade" (see p. 106). Dishes found in the Hatcher Cargo belong to this group. On rim the peach or sunflower motif alternates with large and simply drawn sacred emblems. Central motif is Bird and Flower. Please note chatter marks to the base. Excellent condition with no frits, chips, cracks, ha ...click for details
Best Chinese export FitzHugh platter for the American market with superb dark blue cobalt decoration. Perfect condition with no chips, frits, cracks, hairlines or repairs. About 14" L x 12" W x 1.75 H. The border pattern on this platter is similar to the one on a 1780 service ordered by Thomas FitzHugh, who became director of the East India Company in 1766. Spode copied this pattern in the early 1800s and later gave it the name 'Fitzhugh'. Each quadrant in the center has simila ...click for details