Copyright 1976 The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum. These Books are prepared and produced by Rutledge Books. Published by Crown Publishers,Inc. First printing in 1976. The Punch Bowl on the Front Cover is a Circa 1770 Hong Bowl which Features the Trading Offices, of Hongs,along the River in Canton where all the business of the export trade was conducted.
Hand sculpted, fired and glazed, paint enhanced, earthenware tile depicting a bird perched on melons. Tile measures 6" by 7" and rises about 4" at the highest point. Stamped on the front, signed on the back. Holes in all four corners, so it may be hung in any direction.
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This beautiful okimono-dai (stand for small objets) is made in Satsuma porcelain. Satsuma pottery is a more than four hundred year old tradition. Like many others, that tradition was born at the end of the 16th century, after Japanese warlords came back from Korea with Korean potters and their techniques to be used to make ware, especially tea ceremony ware, for their private use...
From a California estate is a large porcelain center bowl manufactured by Rosenthal Manufactory Germany. Designed and decorated by Gilbert Portanier. It measures 10 inches in diameter and is 8.5 inches tall. Signed as shown in the photos. Portanier is a well-known French sculptor, Painter and illustrator. His works reflect the "Mediterranean delight" in exhibiting and communicating. His sheer inexhaustible imagination and narration is combined with subtle technique.
Offered here is a fine little footed bowl in heavy turquoise glaze that bleeds to a luscious purple as it goes to the bottom. The circumference of the bowl is terra cotta curls and dots. Glazed interior, unglazed foot. Signed on the bottom CK, maker unknown. The bowl is 5.25" in diameter and 3.5" deep, measured from the outside and including the foot. Slightly uneven at the top, which only enhances the rustic charm.
Chinese blue and white porcelain figures that are depicting the "Four Heavenly Kings", which are also known as the four gods, each of whom watches over one cardinal direction of the world. They are known collectively as the "Feng Tiao Yu Shun".They are each with their attribute, and on fitted wood bases. Age: Late 20th Century Size: 19" high
Pair of Chinese porcelain elephant garden seats, each are in the form of caparisoned green and yellow elephants, saddles are with bird and foliage designs (some chips). Age: 20th Century
Size: 22 1/4" (each)
Chinese porcelain blue & white standing Lohan. The ascetic dressed in a long robe with exposed ribs is holding a ruyi scepter. There is a calligraphy inscription on the reverse side of the base. Age: Late 20th Century – Size: 22 ½ high
Chinese porcelain brush pot with scholars looking at a scroll along with two small boys in a landscape setting, inscription and seal marks. Age: Late 20th century Size: 3 ¾” high x 5 dia.
Chinese Famille Rose enameled porcelain plate on a black ground, depicting numerous figures and a ruyi border. It has some wear, scratches and crazing to enamel. Age: Late 20th Century – Size: 16" dia.
Chinese standing blue & white porcelain tall Guanyin holding a lotus flower in her right arm and the right hand in a mudra. Age: Late 20th Century – Size: 36” high
Chinese black porcelain jardinière, rim with a black-brown coloration. Age: Late 20th Century – Size: 16” high x 18 ½” diameter.
Porcelain Lladro figurine "Puppet Show" by sculptor Joan Coderch, it is a heart warming scene of a boy with a puppet on each hand entertaining a dog and 2 cats. Issued in 1991, it was retired in 1996. In mint condition, this figurine measures 6" high (base measures 5 x 3.25). More photos available upon request.
A beautiful Lladro figurine named Valencian Children created by sculptor Francisco Catalá was issued 1986 and retired in 2008. In mint condition, it measures about 10.5" x 11".
Chinese porcelain Fujian Blanc de Chine Avalokiteúvara with many arms holding their attributes is seated on a peacock with a peacock feather mandorla and acolytes on either side standing on lotus pedestals. The reverse side has a young boy riding a bull near a pine tree. It dates to the Late 20th Century. Size: 13 7/8"high x 8 ¼" wide x 3 ½" deep (34.9 x 21 x 8.9 cm)