This is rare bean shaped black glazed cizhou pillow from the Song - Jin Dynasty. It is rare because only a handful of black glazed cizhou pillow are known to be in existence. The outline on the pillow shows clearly how the pillow is being constructed. The bean shaped pillow has a flat base rising straight up to another layer of uneven flatten top piece. Behind the back of the pillow, there is a small hold to let the hot air out during the firing of the pillow. ...click for details
This is a large green glazed Ming dynasty funerary figure modelled as a palaquin bearer or attendant. It stand on a step and waisted hexagonal plinth with six feet. The right hand and left hand of the palaquin bearer or attendant is seem to be holding onto a pole towards his chest with the long sleeve covering the arm, exposing only the hand. The slash at the waist is unglazed, exposing a slightly redish clay.
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This is a large green glazed Ming dynasty funerary figure modelled as a palaquin bearer or attendant. It stand on a step and waisted hexagonal plinth with six feet. The right hand of the palaquin bearer or attendant is resting on his chest with the long sleeve covering the arm, exposing only the hand. The other arm is within the long sleeve. The slash at the waist is unglazed, exposing a slightly redish clay.
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Another niece piece of Ming dynasty funerary sancai glazed foreign groom and horse. The groom is foreign looking with a white slash on the waist and downward. The cap looks like from the western part of the county, probably from the one of the tribes. The groom wears a brown coloured clothe with a long sleevless outer coat in green with white collar and button. The horse is cream white in colour with green glazed harness and green saddle cloth on the horse back. The saddle is glazed in brown co ...click for details
A nice piece of Ming dynasty funerary sancai glazed groom and horse. The horse is in light brown glazed while the groom wears a black cap, with a moustache and wearing a light green overcoat with white collar. The horse has a green glazed harness,tussles and saddle cloth. The saddle is brown in colour.
This is a Ming dynasty funerary sancai glazed horse.
There are no repair, restoration or chip. As a funerary horse object, a certain degree of abrasion, wear, soil calcificatio and degradation can be expected.The decolouralisation, abrasion, degradation and calcification can be seen in the photographs. ...click for details
This is a medium size Han dynasty green and amber glazed vase. It is pretty rare to a vase with dual colour glazed. The vase has a flatten base, without footrim, then everted uowards to a bulb shaped body and then towards a short neck and everted mouth rim. The base of the vase showed that it is produced from red pottery earth.
This is a copper red or rouge-de-fer pheonix glaze water dropper. It has a seal of a hall mark at the base. This is a late 19th to early 20th century water dropper, probably Guangxu period - late Qing dynasty.
The copper red water dropper is in good condition. No repair, chip or hairline. ...click for details
This is a small Yuan dynasty blue and white jarlet with a flat base and a bulb shaped body. It has two stylized stalk of sun flowers drawn around the center of the jarlet. The blue and white jarlet is probably used for oinment or some medication.
The blue and white jarlet is in good condition with a possible restoration to the right side ...click for details
This is a lime glazed bowl with a lime green ruyi at the upper band of the bowl and the lotus lappet at the bottom of the bowl just before the foot rim. In between the lime green ruyi band and lotus lappet are a mirror image bat or wufu surrounding the character shou or longevity. Between the two wings of the bats, on the left and right, they appear to be holding a lotus flower. Alternating between the pair of wufu is a swastika. Judging by the design, this bowl is probably a temple bowl or use ...click for details