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Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain (2)

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An Inscribed Five-Clawed Dragon Memorial Censer, 1934

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1940   item# 1125607

An Inscribed Five-Clawed Dragon Memorial Censer, 1934
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$ 3,500 

From our Chinese Blue and White Collection, and in honor of the Chinese New Year / Year of the Dragon, we are pleased to offer this large and unusual, five-clawed dragon decorated Shu-family memorial censer, inscribed and dated to the twenty-third year of the Republic (1934), with the "min guo er shi san nian" date appearing on the right side of the ancestral temple, and a family dedication from Shu family descendants appearing to the left. Flanking the ancestral temple on each side ar ...click for details


A Beautiful White Porcelain Guanyin, Jingdezhen

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Porcelain: Pre 1980   item# 1043878

A Beautiful White Porcelain Guanyin,  Jingdezhen
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SOLD 

From our Chinese Monochrome Collection, a beautiful white porcelain Guanyin, Goddess of Compassion and Mercy, executed in the style of early 20th century slip-cast blanc de chine from Dehua, but actually a later vintage-era white porcelain example from Jingdezhen in Jiangxi Province. (Among other things, the difference here rests in the nature of the underlying porcelain paste, which to novice eyes may be difficult to discern, but to our eyes is clearly not true blanc de chine.) Nevertheless, s ...click for details

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