The quality of the carving is extraordinary.
This bamboo brush pot comes from an old German collection, there still is an old inventory number to the base of the piece. There is a Chinese inscription to the piece which can be translated as follows : "the boat is ready to go to heaven, the prince will go seek help from god".
Qing Dynasty, nineteenth century or earlier.
H : 14,4 cm. Diameter : 10,9 cm.
Condition : Perfect with a nice patina.
Well potted and finely enamelled ( Famille-rose ) Iron red Daoguang Mark ( 1821 - 1850 ) and of the period.
H : 23,4 cm.
Condition : Very nice condition, slight wear to the gilding to the rim, otherwise in perfect condition.
Daoguang six-character sealmark and of the period ( 1821 - 1850 ). Well potted, the sides moulded with a pair of animal mask and mock ring handles between two rows of bosses, all under a bluish-green celadon glaze of even tone thinning to reveal the pale body on the extremities , an unglazed rim surrounding the reign mark on the recessed base.
High : 16,2 cm.
Condition : Perfect
Well potted body with bat and dragon figure, covered with a mottled glaze ranging from pale blue through turquoise to purple.
Nineteenth century or later.
Diameter : 13,7 cm. H : 8,2 cm.
Condition : Perfect.
A large impressive figure of a Phoenix standing on a treetrunk growing with Lingzhi fungus. Provenance : Old German collection. There is a old German hand-written sticker to the base of the piece which reads : " Fo Hang " Anfang( begin ) 18. Jht.( century ).
But the piece is most probably from the 19th. century. H : 41,2 cm. Condition : Perfect.
A Famille-Verte model of a Parrot on a Rockwork Base, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period ( 1662 - 1722 ) H : 18,8 cm. Condition : A small chipping to the end of the beak ( shown on the last enlargement ) otherwise in perfect condition. Please note, that this piece is not a 19th century piece. It is a rare Kangxi period model of a Parrot.
Unfortunately the images are not able to show the strenght resp. the richness of the really superb and glossy turquoise glaze which covers a very nice moulded floral decoration with all in all 10 boys. This really extremely nice vase is displayed in its exactly fitting old wooden stand.
Kangxi period 18th. century.
H :( with stand ): 32,6 cm. ( Without stand ) : 28,2 cm.
Condition : Perfect.
Provenance : Old south German collection.
A definitely lvely pot with an extraordinary rich floral decoration with birds. The glaze and the deep cobalt blue blue strongly reminds on Chinese Jingdezhen ware pieces of the Ming Dynasty.
Annamese ware ( Vietnam ) 15th - 16th century .
Diameter : 7,4 cm.
Condition : Perfect ( the glaze a little bit eroded, some fine glaze cracks, but no cracks in the body of the piece. )