A pair of Early Qing, circa 17th century (Kangxi period) Blue and White Cups. The pure white pastes that are seen from the unglazed footrings show that the cups are high quality pieces. Both are decorated in underglaze blue with the scenes depicting two cocks are fighting on two sides of the exterior of the cups interspersed with floral motifs. Very nice cups with very good condition without any chip, hairline or restoration. D = 6.7 cm, 6.8 cm and H = 3.9 cm, 3.8 cm...
A Blue and White Bowl, Late Ming Dynasty circa 17th century. Decorated with freely drawn floral motifs on two sides of the exterior and flower on the interior base of the bowl. D = 12 cm, H = 6 cm. It has quite good condition except the typical fritting on the rim, a tiny chip on the foot, and a short hairline to the rim (seen on picture #6). The glaze is shiny without any restoration.
A good middle Ming Dynasty, circa 15th to early 16th century Blue and White Dish. The central field of the interior is decorated with a scene depicting Wang Zhaojun is playing her pipa while riding the horse along the way of her journey to Xiongnu kingdom, and the underside of the dish is decorated with lotus scroll. D = 22.1 cm, H = 4.1 cm. Perfect condition, without any chip, hairline or restoration.
A Late Ming Dynasty (circa late 16th – 17th century) Kraak style Blue and White Dish. In the central field is decorated with a magpie sitting on the rock among the peony and chrysanthemum flowers on the bright day, and around the cavetto with lotus petal panels framing emblems, lingzhi fungus and flower motifs. D = 25.7 cm. Very good condition with pristine glaze, no chips, no fritting, no hairlines and no restorations.
A finely and thinly potted Late Ming dynasty circa late 16th and early 17th century Blue and White Dish. The central field is decorated with five cranes are flying among the cloud, the flattened rim is decorated with concentric waves interspersed with floral motifs, while the underside is decorated with flowers and birds. The base is marked Da Ming Wan Li Nian Zhi. Diameter = 30.2 cm. Very good condition without any chip, crack, hairline or restoration.
A nice Zhangzhou (Swatow) dish with grayish cobalt blue, Late Ming dynasty circa late 16th century. The central field is decorated with a scene depicting a phoenix is standing on the rock under full moon among chrysanthemum flowers and bamboo trees. The flattened rim is decorated with concentric waves interspersed with floral motifs. D = 25.4 cm. Condition: two minor glaze chips at the rim (pictures #5 and #6), no cracks, no hairlines and no restorations.
A fine pair of small baluster shaped porcelain vases, with a painted blue decor on white background of two dragons chasing the flaming pearl among clouds. Kangxi reign mark beneath. China, Qing Dynasty period. Height: 7" and 7 1/8" (17,6 and 18 cm). Old restoration the neck of one of the vases (see photos), otherwise very good condition. Provenance: old French provincial collection.
A celadon glazed porcelain wine ewer in peach shape with applied leaves and miniature fruits accentuated in underglaze red and blue. The concave base with a hole leading to a tube for filling. Condition: one side with crack, the handle restuck with glue, between spout and body an underglaze hairline. Dimension: 15.2 cm high, spout to handle c. 18 cm.
Washer bowl decorated with a flaming pearls on the center and clasic scroll on the cavetto, amd chrysantemum scroll on the excerior.
Diameter 15.5 cm
A definitely rarest Yuhuchun, covered overall with pale bluish-grey transparent glaze, decorated with white transparent molded design of seven levels which usually found in Yuan dynasty blue and white wares decoration structures...
A rare Annamese double gourd ewer decorated with two of chrysantemum scroll above early type petal lapet one on the bode gourd and the other on the head gourd and on the neck with fan of Zhungli quan and gourd of Li Tieguai.
Height 18 cm, Length 14 cm.
15th - 16th Century
A fritting on the spout no chips, cracks or hairlines and free from restoration
Chinese antique porcelain mallet vase. Glazed in Imperial yellow egg yolk ground with green and aubergine dragons . Marked on the base. Size H 9 " Slight hazing to the top glaze.
Ming-Qing Dynasty blue and white vase with flower design , there 3 spots in the glaze where the artist held the jar and dipped it in the glaze , good condition but one fine hairline crack at the top rim.
Size H 31/4" diameter 31/4"shipping weight 1.5 pounds
Fine antique Chinese porcelain molded vase . Geometric patterns and auspicious symbols molded around the body . Good condition with no damage , the base is marked . Size H 12" w 5"
Beautiful vintage-antique Chinese multi color enamel vase decorated with flowers vines and butterflies porcelain Qianlong mark with well done enamel color detail work . size H 7" w 5"
A very decorative, well potted porcelain vessel ( censer ), covered with different, very nice Guan glazes ( Guanyao ). 2 Lion mask handles, covered with a brown slip. Incised brown ground Chenghua Mark to the base of the vessel.
Guangxu period, late 19th century.
Diameter : 13,5 cm. H : 8,4 cm.
Condition : Only one small filled glaze splintering to the outside of the rim ( which is to see on the last enlargement ) further in perfect condition.
Antique Chinese porcelain oil lamp with hand applied dragon wrapping around the neck and lotus petals with gold leaf , the bottom marked Yongzheng . A nice display piece and works well as an oil lamp .
Size H 10"
Antique Chinese gourd shaped vase with applied blue glazed gourds and vines hanging off the sides . The vase is unmarked and is undamaged . Size H 9" w 6.5"