Price upon request- with a COA, purchased @ Christie's in Paris. Can export to EU without a problem!
Chinese pottery DING and Cover with a seven character inscription are from the "Collection of Monsieur Georges Halphen," which was auctioned at Christies in Paris, November 20, 2003, Lot # 454, page 33. A "Certificat pour un bien cultural" # 017925 or COA was issued by the French Minstry of Culture that allows this Ding to be legally shipped back to Europe without any VAT taxes. The DING is in exceptionally fine condition with no chips, cracks, pitting or losses. Circa: 206B ...click for details
Sold- with Oxford T.L. Test Certificate, purchased from Christie's, Amsterdam
TWO SEPARATE GRAY POTTERY, CHINESE HAN Dynasty Horse and Rider with a Oxford Thermoluminenscence Certificate tested in 2 places is consistent with the date (Western Jin Dynasty, 265-317 AD) purchased from Christies in Amsterdam, Holland. The rider is a "foreigner," with tunic and hat. This gray pottery piece has traces of pigment and slip. There is also a crack on one of the legs. Minor restorations. Very unusual to have BOTH horse AND rider together. The rider comes with the Certific ...click for details
Chinese Tang Dynasty pottery OIL LAMP (dish) with a brown glaze applied inside the cavetto and slightly over the outside rim. There are several small rim chips and several spots on the inside rim which have been restored. Deaccensioned from the Ulricehamn Museum in Sweden, #1143, from The Tectus Collection. Dimensions: diameter 5 inches (12.5 cms.) and height is 1.5 inches or 4.2 cms.
Price upon inquiry - from a European Museum collection
Chinese Liao Dynasty (907-1125) Three color molded earthenware PLATTER with flower motif of 3 incised blossoms and a "leaf pattern" background incised into the biscuit. Masahiko Sato in his book "Chinese Ceramics," Weatherhill, 1981 states on pg. 112, "Produced in the 11th C. under the influence of Middle and Late Tang 3 color ware and Persian pottery, the Liao 3 color ware with its crudely painted decoration seems closer than any of the other wares to Song enameled war ...click for details
Chinese pottery Quingbai JAR with a crackled slightly bluish glaze over a well molded body incised with vertical (but not parallel) lines on a slightly inverted narrow foot rim. Condition is good with some losses to the rim and glaze on the shoulder (as shown in the photos) Circa: Song Dynasty, 11-12th Century. Dimensions: Height 5 1/8 inches (12.3 cm) and width 5 3/8 inches (13.5 cm)
Price upon Request - Purchased @ Sotheby's in Paris, 12/18/08.
Three (3) Chinese TANG Dynasty STANDING MAIDENS (Female attendants) each one with a different "gift" in her hands; coated with an appealing off-white slightly crackled glaze.
Deaccensioned from the Ulricehamn Museum in Sweden, from The Tectus Collection, #210. These three ladies were published in "Chinese Ceramic Treasures," by The Museum of Art and Far Eastern Antiquities in Ulricehamn, 2002, #210, page 51 & 52. Condition is overall very good, although there is some sli ...click for details
Upon Request - de-accessioned from an American museum
Chinese CIZHOU dark brown glaze that appears Black stonewear wide mouth JAR & COVER "gaiguan" (with Provenance. Northern SONG Dynasty 10th Century. Jar with slightly inverted rim with slight traces of russet on both the exterior and interior rim, square-cut foot, & flanged cover. On the cover's underside (no slip is applied,unglazed) a vertical flange projects downward from the inside edge of the lip to hold the cover in place. Fine grained porcelaneous ware with a thin was ...click for details
Chinese, TANG Dynasty pottery baluster shaped BOWL on a spreading pedestal foot with SANCAI glaze. Deaccensioned from the Ulrichehamn Museum in Sweden, #1141; from the Tectus Collection. Purchased from Sotheby's in Paris December 18, 2008. Overall condition is good but with three very small restorations to the inside rim and with some slight degradation overall as to be expected. Dimensions: 2.75 inches (7 cms) in height x 3.75 inches (9 cms.) in width.
PAIR of Chinese TANG Dynasty SANCAI glazed pottery CUPS with provenance. One cup is glazed on the inside (sancai) and the other on the outside (green only.) There is some degradation on the inside cavetto of the sancai cup otherwise in good condition. No chips or cracks. Desaccensioned from the Ulricehamn Museum in Sweden, paart of the Tectus Collection and purchased at SOtheby's in Paris on Dec 18, 2008. Dimensions are 1 inch in height (2.54 cms) and 2 inches in width or 5 cms.
19th Century copy of a Chinese JUN (or Chun)
Ware JAR from the Northern Sung (Song) Dynasty. Beautiful variations of a "clair de Lune," type glaze ranging from a darker blue to an almost off white color.(see pictures) Some glaze cracks, and two cracks (longest is 1" in length) running from two rim chips. Well potted and glazed. Height is 4.5" and inside diameter of mouth is 3.5".