This white porcelain brush washer is finished in fantastic over glaze enamels. There are four round panels. Two depict a ferocious red five claw dragon and two a highly stylized phoenix. The bottom rim is decorated in a wave pattern and the top by a key design. It could well be earlier but I believe this dates to the Republic period. It measures 4 7/8 inches across the base and it’s about 3 ½ inches tall. It is in very good condition, no chips, cracks or other damage.
This rare ginger jar was sold through Ming’s of Honolulu many years ago. It dates from between 1662 to 1722. With its stand it is just over 10 inches tall. The jar its self is about 7 inches tall. There are no cracks or chips but some of the enameling has come off in various places. I have tried to show this clearly in the photographs. The stand was broken and it has been securely glued back together. It’s difficult to get period porcelain with such excellent provenance. Even with the missing en ...click for details
This very unusual punchbowl features large eyed Goldfish swimming on the inner and other surfaces. It is signed with a Qianlong seal mark in underglaze red. The condition is excellent, with no chips or cracks. It measures 14 &1/8 inches wide and 6 & Â½ inches high. Please let me know if you would like additional pictures.
This beautifully hand painted wedding / ginger jar is about 10 inches wide by 10 inches high. It is in excellent condition with minor flaws as one would expect in an early jar such as this one. The wooden lid looks early but this jar may have had a porcelain one originally. Please feel free to email me if you require more photographs. As with all my items shipping includes full insurance.
Red flambé glazed peach bloom water pot with incised dragons marked on bottom with six characters. This is a exceptional example in excellent condition. The base color is a light celadon - blue color and peach bloom over glace is spectacular. It dates to before 1900 but it is probably not Kangxi even though it is signed as such. It is 4.9 inches wide across the base and about 3.5 inches high. Please feel free to email me if you require more photographs. As with all my items shipping include ...click for details
Pair of porcelain hand painted vases with a unusual type of Foo Dog and calligraphy. Each has a hand painted Qianlong seal mark on the base. They are probably Republic period but they could be older. They are in excellent condition with some fine glaze cracking, minor staining, scuffs and scrapes. They are 9 3/4 by about 5 inches in size.
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This is a beautiful well executed One-Hundred Boys jar with original intricately carved rosewood stand. There is no makes mark but there is a good possibly that this was made in a workshop based in Jingdezhen, Jiangxi, China about the time stated in the title. It is decorated with the motif of one-hundred boys engaging in activities; mountains, trees, and houses serve as supporting visual details to enclose each scene. This follows typical Tongzhi iconography. The jar is 24 cm. high and 22 cm ...click for details