A Chinese Canton Famille Rose or Rose Medallion reticulated brush holder or brush pot, mid 19th century. Relief decoration in reserves of scholarly scenes. Height "4 ½ / 11 cm. Condition: chip to foot rim and a hairline (cf pictures).
Circa 1880 Chinese Export Blue and White Storage Jar. These Storage Jars are Excellent for converting into a lamp. We have a local Lighting Company that adds a nice wooden base and electrifies into a lamp. Included is a shade and harp. This jar measures 8' in height. The base measures 5" in diameter. We are pricing this jar without without the wooden base and lamp making for those who are just interested in the jar w/cover. For additional fee we can have made into a lamp
Antique Chinese Blue and
White Pottery Bowls
(18th and 19th Century)
This type of Chinese ceramic was exported primarily to the Southeast Asian
market from the port of Swatow, hence it is known as “Chinese Swatow”
Offering Bowls $35. each
Rice Bowls (largest) $30. each
Sauce Bowls (Smallest) $20. each
**Please Note: As these are all different and have various flaws, we will not ship.
Chinese Export Canton Tureen. A smaller scale tureen with prominent boar head handles at each end. Size: 10" L x 8" W x 6.25"H. Circa 1820.
Circa 1800-1820 Chinese Export Small Blue and White Tureen. Measures 4 1/2' X 3 3/8" In Width and 2 1/4" in height to top of Finial. Their is a light Hairline on Cover which measures 1 1/2".
Large Chinese export chestnut basket with "orange peel" glaze. About 9-5/8" x 8-1/2" W at top, 6-1/2" x 5-1/4 W at base x 3-1/2" H. Excellent condition with no chips, frits, cracks, hairlines or repairs. Insured shipping at cost.
Exceptionally good salad or fruit bowl, decorated with dark under glaze blue, the cleanest Canton bowl we have ever seen. No cracks, hairlines, chips, frits or noticeable kiln debris. About 10" W x 4-5/8 H. Microscopic glaze bubbles and debris suggest it dates from the mid to the late 19th C. Additional images on request. Insured shipping within the U.S. is included in our price.
Sweet floral design, hand-enameled, in pinks, lavender, green, and blue; tiny inside border in rust, all executed by use of a very fine brush to accomplish this tiny, delicate decoration.
Measures about 2-1/2" tall, 2-1/4" rim diameter, 1-1/8" base diameter.
Condition is good, with a hairline, pictured; the length of the crack is between the arrows in the photo. Priced for the crack.
c. 1736-1795. $10 US Shipping.
Pre-Wanli Kraak phoenix plate dating to the mid-16th C. About 7-5/8" x 1-3/8". Excellent condition with 1/4" firing crack to rim. Distinct chatter marks to the base. Please see similar dishes described and pictured on pp. 61-62 of CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN From the Museum of Anastacio Concalves, Lisbon, by Maria Antonia Pinto de Matos. For a full description, see our fifth and sixth images. Insured shipping at cost.
Chinese Imari Verte plate dating to the third quarter of the 18th century. Superb condition with no chips, frits, cracks, hairlines or repairs. No perceptible wear to enamels, gilt or the rim dressed in iron brown. About 9" (22.86cm) x 1" (2.54cm). Additional images on request. Insured shipping at cost
Finely potted blue and white Chinese export Canton handleless sugar bowl with minute, barely discernible firing flaws. About 5-1/2" W x 5-5/8" H. No chips, frits, hairlines or repairs. Sugar bowls with braided handles were harder to make and morphed into the later handleless ones, c. 1880-1910. Described as "rare" by the Schiffers in CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN, c. 1975. Insured shipping at cost.
Superb Chinese export bowl with cut corners in the Nanking or Inclined Pines pattern, c. 1790-1810, rarely decorated so profusely and exceptionally well in strong underglaze cobalt blue. About 9-1/2" W x 4-1/2" H. Please note minor production flaws to rim. No chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs. Additional images on request. Insured shiping at cost.
Good early 19th C. Canton gravy or sauce boat with braided handle and the best possible underglaze cobalt blue. No chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs. About 7" L x 3-3/4" W x 2-3/4" H. Please note minor fritting to spout and kiln debris in the cavetto. Additional images on request. Insured shipping at cost.
Molded foliate Kraak bowl, c. 1615-1625. Not a shipwreck piece, glaze is bright, unspoiled and clean. As you may see, two pieces have been broken off the rim and restuck. The central design is a typical Kraak design, but according to Kraak expert, Maura Rinaldi, borders like this formed by two rows of short, straight brushstrokes around a rounded and scalloped cavetto, are rare. About 8" x 1-3/8", translucent and thinly potted at Jingdezhen. Additional images on request. Insured shipping at cost...
Rare Ming Wan Li Blue & White Ribbed Porcelain Bowl, c. 1619. Excellent condition. Minor rim frits. 7 7/8 inches.