Carkl Kempe Collection of Chinese Ceramics # 675, a PAIR of porcelain BOWLS, deep with rounded sides, everted rolled lip and bevelled foot-rim. Interior with "an hua" slip design of Imperial dragons pursuing the pearl and incised archaic dragon in the center. Incised four characters mark of Hsuan Te (1426-1435) Xuande on base of each bowl. Shu Fu type. Early Ming Dynasty. Condition: is good, but there is one rim restoration (1.25 cms. in length) on one cup and there are numerous abr ...click for details
Chinese porcelain Quingbai baluster JAR well modelled with a crackled creamy-blu glaze sitting on a slightly inverted narrow footrim. The base is glazed (& nicked) and there is a half-silver dollar shaped (& size) firing crack in the base.
Condition is fair. There are numerous "pitts" in the glaze mostly on the shoulder which are discoloured (white coloured) Nonetheless, a somewhat impressive ceramic.Circa: Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368) Dimensions: Height is 8 inches (20 cm) and wi ...click for details
Japanese "ch'ui p'in-kuo lu" (powdered or sprayed apple-green glaze)porcelain DISH with a blue underglase DRAGON within a double circle. There are 4 characters on the back within a single pale blue circle.
This beautiful dish is not in perfect condition. There are two hairline cracks, 2.5 and 2.8 cms in length which are clearly visable in picture #4. There is also one small "rim chip," which can be seen in the same picture #4 and is located in the shadow at 10:00 o ...click for details
Chinese porcelain VASE in rouleau form with cylindrical body and neck with a slightly expanded mouth. A scene (in underglaze colbalt blue) of two scholars reading under trees near their homes, under trees with towering mountains in the background; a motif first copied from an earlier scroll painting. The background is not white, but an oatmeal-colored, crackled glaze. Condition is excellent with only two small pin-head glaze bursts in the blue design area. Height is 9.8 inches or 24.9 cms. Qing ...click for details
SOLD- Lot #213 from Christie's NYC auction 9/20/2005, disaccessioned from the St. Louis Art Museum
Chinese "soft paste," porcelain JUNYAO Tripod Censer, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)of globular form supported on three low legs and with a pair of upright rectangular handles cutout in the center to accommodate a pair of projecting loop handles, covered with a crackle-suffused glaze of milky pale blue tone pooling to a darker color below the handles and thinning on the edges to show the reddish ware beneath. Purchased from Christies in New York, Lot # 213, 09/20/2005 and was the property of ...click for details
Chinese porcelain IMPERIAL YELLOW MING DISH with six character Zhengde underglaze blue mark in double circles and of the period. ( 1506-1521) The low rounded sides rising from a wedge shaped foot to an everted rim, applied overall with a translucent glaze of rich egg-yolk color leaving the slightly convex base in white. Diameter is 8 1/8 inches or 20.5 cm. Condition report available on request; no chips or fritting or restorations, some hairlines. Purchased in London at Sothebys.
Chinese cobalt blue monochrome porcelain BOTTLE VASE, 18th Century with globular body and straight long neck, covered in a deep blue glaze thinning to a lighter tone at the rim.
Condition, excellent, only one small (less than 1 inch or 2.4cm hairline at the neck, only visible on the inside) Little scratching of glaze on the outside.Provenance: Purchased at Christie's South Kensington in London on May 16, 2012, Lot # 535. Height is 12.25 inches or 29.4 cm.
Blue & White porcelain Chinese OPIUM Pipe JAR with an underglaze blue floral design.
Condition: one rim chip & foot rim has been "cut" and some "kama-kizu" or "kiln errors." Height is 2.15" with a 1.85" diameter. Circa 18th C.
Very Rare Chinese porcelain Coral enameled VASE of slender elongated pear form. (Shan Hu Hong) Kangxi period.The neck rises from a raised bowstring band that encircles the shoulder and flares widely terminating in a galleried rim. The body rests on a widely splayed stepped foot. The interior and base are covered in a gray crackled glaze. The coral red glaze is tinted slightly pinkish in tone. Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period, (1662-1722). Height 10.25 inches or 26 cm.
Condition report available u ...click for details