Of quatrelobed form with a central vertical panel on each side. One side is marked "zhai jie", the other in Manchu script. Bordered with a dense design of stylised lotus on a light green ground within raised gilt borders. The sides painted with scrolling foliage on a white ground with a bottom hole for a string of beads.
Condition: Very good, some slight wear to the enamels
Size: 6.5 cm in length
Age: Jiaqing period (Circa 1796 - 1820)
A Chinese Blanc de Chine model of the immortal Budai standing on a rocky outcrop. The corpulent divinity is shown wearing a simple patched robe fastened over the shoulder and slung under his ample stomach where it is fastened with floral pins. The figure with a necklace of beads hanging on his right hand. His left hand grasping a large hanging sack...
Chinese porcelain vase decorated in polychrome floral all over with a rolled top rim against a white ground. Glazed on the inside. The base contains a six character Jiaqing mark in under-glaze blue.
This is a very nice vase and quite heavy.
Very good condition, no breaks or chips
Approximate size is 44 cm high by 20 cm diameter at the widest part.
Large Chinese baluster vase done in tones of under-glaze blue. The scene on this vase goes all round it and is done between multiple layers of borders. The main scene is all plants and trees.
The inside is thinly glazed. The base rim is unglazed, as well as the base. From the pictures it looks rough, but it is quite smooth.
The condition of this vase is very good. There are some places on the top rim where the glaze has skipped over...
Garlic shaped mouth with twin turquoise ground handles supporting it. The flask is covered in flower heads and bats surrounding a shou character over a stylised lotus flower with other Buddhist emblems all outlined in gilt...
A famille verte enameled porcelain covered censer
Of square section raised on four corner feet, with reticulated panels formed as a wanzi lattice to the upper body and the pyramidal cover topped by a seated lion dog, the various colored enamels applied to the biscuit of each section.
12in (30.5cm) high
Large antique Chinese porcelain bowl painted in underglaze blue with scholars and students in a fenced garden above a scroll border. The interior of the bowl has similar figures surrounded by a lattice border.
Dated to the 16th or early 17th century but does appear to have been made during the latter part of the Ming dynasty for export...
Painted in mirror images with figures surrounded by buildings in a mountainous coastal landscape. The opposite side with grey birds perched upon a slender prunus. Each side and tops of the vase contain texts and poems...
A fine pair of Chinese blue and white dishes with everted rim. Nicely painted with mountain scenes on both upper and underside.
Size: Diameter 12cm
GUANGXU(1875-1908) period with Hallmark
Good condition, no chip, no crack.
Unusual dated brushwasher and ink box, combination with lid. The lid is dated Year 15 of the Founding of the Republic of China (1927), with the name of the owner: Wang Shou, and Guangxi Secondary School, Class 13 also written. The two large characters on the right translate as “Hidden Dragon”. This has a chip and a crack (see last enlargements). A very unusual piece as I don’t encounter dated Republic pieces often and porcelain coming out of Guangxi Province are rare...
Rare stoneware teadust melping vase. The broad mouth over narrow shoulders with the sides tapering to a slightly flared foot.
Dated to the Ming Dynasty and possibly earlier.
Glazed on the exterior, the base ring left bare as well as the interior below the neck...
A cylindrical porcelain brush pot. The exterior painted in famille verte qianjiang enamels with an outdoor setting surrounded by mountains. A seal and several lines of calligraphy complete the brush pot. The base left blank.
Late Qing/Republican Period
Good condition, no breaks or chips
Size is approximately 5-1/2" high
Chinese antique doucai porcelain cup, stand and lid. The interior of the bowl and the lid left plain. The base of the bowl and the stand contains a six character Yongzheng mark in underglaze blue surrounded by a double circle, also in underglaze blue.
Condition is very good, no breaks or cracks. Some minor wear to the enamels.
Approximate sizes are as follows:
Stand: 4-3/8" diameter
Cover: 3-1/2" diameter by 1" high
Bowl: 3-7/8" diameter by 2-1/8" high
Pear shaped body of ovoid section, supported on a flared foot covered in a deep imperial egg-yolk yellow glaze thinning midway down on the inside to where the balance is unglazed. The narrow sides of the neck flanked by a pair of dragon-head handles. The recessed base is glazed in the same deep yellow. The glaze stops short of the base...
Each heron is standing on their own rock cliff surrounded by lotus pods, flowers, baby herons and frogs.
Size: 19-3/4" high by 5" depth by 7" wide
Age: Qing Dynasty
Condition: One of the herons has the top of the crown missing and there is a broken stem at the base and some other minor breaks. On the base of one of the figures at the back there is a firing crack. Overall in very good condition.
These are quite large and delicate.
Large antique square vase with flared neck. Each side depicts a different scene of birds, flowers and rocky cliffs on done in light polychrome enamels against a black ground. All set between a lappet border at the base and additional trailing flowers on the neck.
The inside is glazed...
Iron red and gilt olive form vase with three floral scenes surrounding the vase with the Eight Buddhist Treasures and bats completing it between a top and bottom border all on a white ground. The inside and base are glazed white. The base contains an iron red Daoguang mark.
Daoguang Period Circa 1821 - 1850
In very good condition (please refer to pictures)
Approximately 6-1/4" high by 3-1/4" diameter
Glazed in imitation of Jun wares, this pear shaped vase has a single bow-string band circling the shoulder area in matching with the three bow-strings repeated circling the main body. The exterior is covered with a mottled glaze of a deep crushed strawberry-red colour with subtile streaking in purple and milky blue that falls from the mushroom-colored rim. The glaze continues on the interior fading to reveal a ge-type glaze that covers the remainder...