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Antique Bowl Done in Sancai with All Relief Ornaments

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Stoneware: Pre 1920   item# 1176812 (stock# 484AOG)

Antique Bowl Done in Sancai with All Relief Ornaments
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$115 

The Art and Orchid Gallery's bowl, or wan, was crafted in China of stoneware, or what the French call 'gres', which has a hardness of 7 on Mohs scale but is not translucent.[86A, 33B, 28C] The ornamentation of chrysanthemum flowers, leaves and stems were hand made as applique relief with the wan hand glazed in iridescent sancai, or three color (also called san tsai during the Ming Dynasty).[73D] The colors on this piece of gres are green, a brownish aubergine on the florals and mudd ...click for details


Chinese Jar with Meritorious Brush Over Glaze Enamels

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Stoneware: Pre 1920   item# 1170426 (stock# 459AOG)

Chinese Jar with Meritorious Brush Over Glaze Enamels
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$345 

The Art and Orchid Gallery's coverless tea jar is decorated with exemplary over glaze polychrome mixed enamels on an opaque white glaze, white-gray stoneware. It has a hardness of 7 on Mohs scale but is not translucent. [33A, 97B] The Chinese, originally, (Sung Dynasty) were not concerned with translucency.[32C] This jar is covered with a glossy white glaze upon which very fine brush work in mixed enamels expresses the birds and flowers motif. In 12th Century pictorial Chinese art, this the ...click for details


Antique Ceramic Bottle with Tang/Song Character

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Stoneware: Pre 1920   item# 1160684 (stock# 425AOG)

Antique Ceramic Bottle with Tang/Song Character
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The Art and Orchid Gallery
561-575-6868


$420 

The Art and Orchid Gallery's antique Chinese vessel has a rough reddish-brown thick stoneware body with greenish-brown glaze running halfway down, not covering the sides or the bottom. It has Tang/Song Dynasty characteristics including a flat foot and bottle shape.[28A, 132B, 175C] Since it is always safest to go from the known to the unknown, and knowing that the Chinese always model after the antique, we feel this vessel may have been made to copy ceramics of the Han or earlier times.[25D, ...click for details

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