Price upon Request - Provenance, Lot #386 from Christie's in NYC, auction 9/20/2005
The slender body covered on the exterior with a green glaze suffused with dark crackle, while the mouth rim, interior of the neck and base are covered with a white glaze suffused with dark crackle, the edge of the everted mouth rim covered with a brown wash. Provenance: #29 from the Dr. I. Rodriguez collection of Chinese Ceramics. Height is 9.5 inches. Condition report on request.
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
PAIR of Chinese eggshell-porcelain BOWLS decorated in polychrome enamels with poetry (10 characters), pine trees and running horses! Ku-Yueh-Hsuan Style Decoration with the Blue Nien Hao (Seal reign mark) Ta Ching Chien Lung Nien-Chieh(1736-1796) on the base. Condition: One Bowl is perfect, the other has 2 hairline cracks; one is from the rim 1.5" in length,the other is also from the rim of the same bowl and is approx. 3" in length and runs to the dragon medallion in the center of the ...click for details
Pair of Chinese porcelain BOWLS with STEMBOWL Covers decorated in polychrome enamels with HORSES against a persimon-red ground. Nien-Hao ( seal mark) of "Ta Ching Tung-Chih Nien Chih," Dynasty (1862-1875) and of the period. Condition: One is perfect, both top and bottom, the other has a rim chip in the bottom and the top is fine. Dimensions are 4.8 inches (15cms) in height and 4.1" (10.l4cms )in diameter.
Pair of baluster chaped Chinese porcelain Vases of a scholar and servant in a garden; with lids. There is a spurious Ming Dynasty, 6 character Reign mark in underglaze blue on the rim of each vase. The Nien Hao: Ta Ming Wan-Li-Nien-Chieh (1573-1619) but actually these are 18th/19th Century. Condition is good, but there are two hairlines on rin & shoulder of one vase. The other vase/lids are perfect. Dimensions are almost 5.5" (17cms.)in height x 3.33" (8.4cms.) in diameter.
A small (2.15" x 2.25") Chinese Blue & White JAR with floral motifs and clear crackle glaze. Condition is fair, with some deterioration on the rim (fritting & gouging.)and discoloration (staining) near the foot. This is due to perhaps having been buried. Circa: Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
A small (2.15" x 2.25") Chinese porcelain JAR with a Blue & White floral motif and a clear crackled glaze. Condition is fair. There are two small rims chips and 3-4 indentations near the footrim. Circa: Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)