This marked bowl is one of 2 bowls which do come from an old German colletion. The condition of the glaze of the bowl is so perfect and glossy that it simply is impossible that this bowl an excavated piece. The glaze of this bowl is so much better than the glaze of excavated pieces so that this bowl must be an rare unearthed piece which already in very early times - maybe hundreds of years ago - came to Europe.
Ming Dynasty, Jiajing - Wanli period ( 1522 - 1620 ) . Excellent thinly potted porc ...click for details
A very nice Graviata ground ( incised )Famille Rose enameled porcelain bowl. Qianlong mark ( 1735 - 1796 ) and of the period. Diameter : 18,8 cm. H. 8,4 cm. Condition : Perfect ( no crack, no chip with a nice sound when tapped )
There are traces of an very attractive formerly gilt decoration and connoisseurs will agree that exactly this is it which makes this bowl ( Temmoku ) to an great rarity. Even in Museum collections there are almost no references for such pieces.
Southern Song blackware ( 1200 - 1279 )
Diameter : 11,3 cm. H :6,1 cm.
Condition : The bowl itself and the glaze in absolute perfect condition. The gold of the gilt decoration is lost but the gold-background has remined completely so that the full dec ...click for details
A perfectly potted, powder blue glazed dish with a gilt decoration of a dragon. Qianlong underglaze blue Seal Mark and of the period ( 1736 - 1795 ). Diameter : 15,3 cm. Condition : Some wear to the gilt decoration, otherwise in perfect condition.
A very fine, perfectly potted winecup with the decoration of Deers in Famille Rose enamels. Underglaze blue six character Yongzheng Mark.
Yongzheng period or later ( but the cup is definitely not a modern reproduction )
Provenance : Old German family collection.
Diameter : 9,8 cm. H : 4,7 cm.
Condition : Perfect.
The Famille Rose decoration on this large tray is absolutely breathtaking. Please regard the enlargements to recognize the superb quality of this most impressing piece which almost reaches the quality of the best examples of the Yongzheng period. Daoguang period ( 1821 - 1850 ) Diameter maximal : 37,4 cm. Condition : Very nice condition, partially there is an old minute fritting to the rim.
The dishes are small, absolutely lovely and quite unique with their simple decoration of a flying crane and the other dish with a butterfly decoration. This pair of dishes fascinates by its simplicity. Ming Dynasty, Wanli period ( 1573 - 1620 ) Porcelain dishes with a Cobalt blue decoration, most probably Jingdezhen ware. Diameter : 8,7 cm. Condition : Perfect with a nice glaze and a nice "ping-tone" when tapped. No cracks, no chips - this what looks like small rim chips is covered wit ...click for details
A very impressing, large plate. The quality of the drawing on this well potted porcelain plate is really excellent. Please have a look at the enlargements to recognize the quality of the drawing which is rich in details and painted in an very nice, deep Cobalt blue.
Underglaze blue Kangxi Mark to the back of the plate, but most probably 19th. century ( "Kangxi revival" ) Diameter 40,4 cm. Condition : Perfect.
A rare pair of underglaze blue and white decorated porcelain jars. Jingdezhen ware from the Transitional period between the Xuande and the Chenghua period ( 1436 - 1465 ) Decorated in the for that period typical so called " Windswept Style ".
It is very rare to find one Ming jar that still has itīs original lid. To find a pair of Ming jars that still do have their original lids ( and in a condition like this ) is a definitely very rare event.
H. with lid : 12,8 cm. ( Without lid ...click for details