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A Large Song Dynasty Funerary Qingbai Urn ca 1225 AD

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Stoneware: Pre 1492   item# 938374

A Large Song Dynasty Funerary Qingbai Urn ca 1225 AD
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From our Early Chinese Collection, a large and magnificent Southern Song Dynasty qingbai funerary urn (960 - 1279 AD). Based upon published and nearly identical examples dated to 1209 AD, we can probably safely date this piece closer to circa 1190 - 1230 AD. The lower bell of this extraordinary lidded urn is smooth and glazed, while the upper section is deeply ribbed and glazed featuring hand-formed and applied figures of people and animals, including a coiled dragon, a tortoise, a cockerel, a ...click for details


A Very Rare Song Dynasty Stoneware Jar 960-1279 AD

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Stoneware: Pre 1492   item# 936556

A Very Rare Song Dynasty Stoneware Jar 960-1279 AD
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$ 2,995 

From our Early Chinese Collection, a very rare, large, and striking Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD) stoneware jar with lid, executed in a straw colored glaze over buff colored stoneware (or proto-porcelain as it is sometimes referred to, which is clay fired at higher temperatures than pottery but lower temperatures than true porcelain, which had yet to be invented at that time). The jar has four sets of very distinctive and unusual udder-shaped protuberances in columns of 5, and four illegible, presu ...click for details


A Rare Pair of Song Dynasty Qingbai Vases 960-1279 AD

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Stoneware: Pre 1492   item# 936542

A Rare Pair of Song Dynasty Qingbai Vases 960-1279 AD
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$ 3,995 

From our Early Chinese Collection, a fine and rare pair of Song Dynasty (960 1279 AD) qingbai vases on integral bases, with a molded six panel floral sprig design and flared petal-form aperture. The glaze is a very good and very attractive translucent blue/blue green color, deeper where pooled in the recesses. The underside is burnt orange-brown from the firing. They bear exhibition labels from the "1953 South Africa National Gallery Chinese Exhibition," and also the "Henry Brow ...click for details

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