Saucer. Provenance: China. The Nanking Cargo sale, Christie's Amsterdam, 28 April - 2 May 1986. Dating: Qianlong (1736-1795), 1751. This saucer on a footring with a straight rim was part of the The Nanking Cargo auction held by Christie's in Amsterdam in 1986. Decorated in underglaze blue with the "Blue Pine" pattern, small size. The saucer has the original Christie's The Nanking Cargo sale label showing this saucer has to been part of lot 5580. It is one saucer of 24 sim ...click for details
Dish. Provenance: China. Dating: Wanli period (1573-1620) c.1615-1630. Small dish on a footring with a glazed base an everted lip and a foliated edge, decorated in underglaze blue. According to M. Rinaldi in her book; Kraak porcelain. A moment in history of trade, London 1989, p.109, this dish can be classified as a border VIII dish. In Border VIII dishes rims are always straight with a slightly flared and foliated edge. The panels on the gently curved cavetto are transformed into round or drop ...click for details
Teacup and saucer. Provenance: China. Dating: Qianlong period (1736-1795), c.1750. A thinly potted teacup and saucer on footring and with a spreading side and rim. Polychrome decorated in "bianco sopra bianco" and other overglaze enamel colours, iron-red and black. Bianco sopra bianco, (Italian: "white on white"), is a technique of porcelain decoration using white glaze in floral or scroll designs on a near white, pale gray or blue ground. (source; Britannica Company). On the ...click for details
Dating: Late Yongzheng period (1723-1735) - early Qianlong period (1736-1795), c.1730-1740
A tea caddy of ovoid form with a domed lid, a pointed knob, on a footring with a glazed base. Polychrome decorated in famille rose with various other enamels and iron-red.
Round the middle a trellis pattern border and round the neck a continuous decoration of pomegranates with flowerings branches and leaves. The cover is decorated with a flo ...click for details
Teapot. Provenance: Japan. Dating: Edo early period (1615-1703), 4th quarter 17th century. A pomegranate shaped teapot on a flat unglazed base. Curved handle and a short straight spout. Decorated in iron-red and gold. The original cover is lacking and replaced with an exact, custom made Dutch silver, copy of the original cover. Decorated with branches of flowering chrysanthemum and two irregular shaped cartouches filled with coloured dots in relief. Decorated on both sides and on the cover with ...click for details
Bowl. Provenance: China. The Diana Cargo sale, Christie's Amsterdam, 6-7 March 1995. Dating: Jiaqing period (1796-1820), 1817. Mark: A seal mark on the base, underglaze blue. Bowl with steep rounded sides and slightly flaring rim, decorated in underglaze blue. The exterior wall is decorated with writhing young dragons, "chilong" and flames. This bowl has the original "Christie's Diana Cargo March 1995" sale label and lot number 1026/36 as proof of provenance. It is on ...click for details
Saucer. Provenance: China. Dating: Qianlong period (1736-1795). Saucer on footring with a glazed base and a straight rim. Imari decorated in underglaze blue and overglaze iron-red and gold. Overall decorated, in the foreground a fenced pond with two swimming fish near a flowering lotus plant. Behind the fence flowering chrysanthemum and peony plants and in the background mountains and a pagoda, On the exterior wall two sprays of flowering branches. Dimensions: Height: 18 mm (0.71 inch), Diameter ...click for details
Klapmuts (Bowl). Provenance: China. Dating: Wanli period (1573-1620). Klapmuts (Bowl) on a footring with a glazed base a flattened rim and foliated edge, decorated in underglaze blue.
According to M. Rinaldi in her book; Kraak porcelain. A moment in history of trade, London 1989, p.129, this Klapmuts can be classified as a group V klapmuts. In these klapmutsen the rim is divided into four large and four narrow panels in the most typical Kraak style The four large and slightly triangular panel ...click for details
Dish. Provenance: Japan. Dating: Edo middle period (1704-1800), c.1700. Sixteen-lobbed dish with a glazed base on footring with spreading sides. On the base four spur-marks in a Y-pattern. Gold Imari decorated in overglaze gold, iron-red and a light pinkish gold wash. In the centre various flowering chrysanthemums in a circle. Round the foot of the cavetto a petalled circle. On the cavetto seven stylised golden chrysanthemums outlined in red with white centres are scattered across all the panels ...click for details
Small cup. Provenance: China. Vung Tau Cargo sale, Christie's Amsterdam, 7 and 8 April 1992.
Dating: Kangxi period (1662-1722), 1690. A Fujian, blanc de Chine, small (tea)cup on a low footring with spreading sides and a flaring rim. Undecorated. The cup has the original Christie's "Vung Tau Cargo" sale lot label showing it has been one of 48 small cups sold in lot 509. On the inner wall the remains of the 2nd auction label that also had the lot number 509 and quantity number ...click for details