A Rare Blue and White "Three Friends" Jar
Age: 18th Century, or Later Kangxi to Early Yongzheng
The jar is well painted with a central frieze depicting the 'Three Friends of Winter', prunus, bamboo and pine, below a geometric band scroll around the shoulder, all covered in a blue-tinged glaze...
Antique, 19th century Chinese Qing Dynasty, blue and white porcelain calligrapher's brush holder / inkwell of triangular form, with blue and white floral decoration.
MEASUREMENTS: Width: 7cm (2 3/4 in)...
Very well decorated cachepot with dragon emerging from clouds. 19th century.
Acquired:Prior to 1971.
Measurements: H 9 1/2".
Very well painted blue white cachepot; decorated with large peony blossom on leaf scroll.
Provenance: Acquired prior to 1971.
Measurements: H 9".
Small underglaze blue white jar, probably export ware.
Glaze imperfection or restoration at mouth.
Measurements: H 2 1/2".
Chinese covered box with blossom motif. Some discoloration but does not detract from charm of this piece.
Measurement: H 2 1/4".
Hexagonal flower pot with very well decorated design of Eight Immortals.
Provenance: Acquired 1968.
Measurements: H 8".
Large 19th Century Canton Color, Famille Rose Vase
Age: 19th Century
Very special in its way of painting, windowed by square frames with flora motif in them. Ladies and yard scene painted on the neck, gilt relieved chi-longs down below.
Measures: 18.5inches (47cm)
Condition: Good with wear and tear by aging
A nicely blue and white saucer dish, decorated in the center with an antique flower pot and continuously chrysanthemum scrolls to cavetto side. Underside with three flowers branch. Chenghua six characters mark on base, but 18th century Kangxi period. Condition is very good, only two tiny flake glaze to the rim visible on enlargement 4, otherwise is perfect. Diameter: 13.5cm.
A fine Song Dynasty Green Celadon plate. Note, there is a color difference in the glaze noticeable when viewing the various images. Some ware/scratches to glaze on inside of plate. Some warpage noticeable. Otherwise, piece is intact and generally in good condition.
Diameter: 8+ inches
Example of Chinese yuan dynasty blue and white vase shard with dragon motive.
Example Chinese yuan dynasty blue and white shard vase with phoenix motive.
Large Pair of Famille Verte Quanyin Vase
Age: Mark of Kingxi(1662-1722 but 19th Century
Finely painted with four ladies and sixteen playing kids on each vase, or four concubines and sixteen kids, a motif which is extremely popular in the reign of Kangxi. Four Concubines represent four virtues of a traditional Chinese, and sixteen kids represent talented people to manage a country...
Nearly all the Ming Dynasty blue and white decorated covered boxes on the market are late Ming pieces of the Jiajing or Wanli period.
This small, lovely coverbox is rare because it is a Ming Hongzhi period piece.( 1488 - 1505 )
Diameter : 4,6 cm. H : 3,6 cm.
A small lovely stem cup with a very rare shape. Well potted white porcelain body ( with a nice "ping"-tone when tapped ), covered with a nice white glaze. Southern Song Dynasty ( 1127 - 1279 ) ( " White Song " )
H : 5,1 cm. Diameter : 7,9 cm.
Condition : Perfect.