A large ginger jar (bojan) of porcelain decorated with polychrome enamel glazes (famille rose) set in cartouches with flowers and birds on gold-ornamented ground in iron red. China, late Qing to early Republican Period, ca. 1900Ė1920. Marked with a blue double circle in the manner of the Kangxi period. H 23 cm, D 21 cm. Condition: Excellent.
A fine narcissus bowl of oblong, lobed shape in blue and white porcelain decorated on the sides with flowers and scroll pattern. On the broad rim a textile pattern. Qing, mid-19th cent. L 24 cm, W 19.5 cm. Condition: Very good.
A large porcelain figure (blanch de chine) of the Songzi Guanyin sitting on a cliff rising from the sea. On the right is the vase for the willow branch and on the left the Guanyin Scripture. She is flanked by Sancai and Longnu, and below the two dragons chasing the pearl. The image is hollow-sculpted from two parts. Qing, ca. 1800. H 35.5 cm. Condition: Rather good, but with losses to the crown and at the two dragons.
Small tea or wine cup of porcelain decorated with Buddhist symbols (The Seven Auspicious Signs) in polychrome enamels in familie rose manner. Inside with lotus flower and double Dorje. Bottom with Manchu writing. Late Qing. Although table ware with this decoration is known from the Daoguang period, the present piece would appear to date from the end of the Qing, ca. 1900. H 5.5 cm. Condition: Good, but for a thin, long hairline to side ( see last picture).
A square tray of porcelain decorated in polychrome enamels in famille rose manner. Decorated with famous historical persons each accompanied by an inscription as well as two colophons. Porcelain with this type of decoration is well-documented throughout the 19th century. Remains of gold on rim. Surface with Ďorange peel.í Qing, 19th century, ca. 1850. H 4 cm, L 21 cm, W 17 cm.Condition: Rather good with 2 minor losses to enamel in bottom (see photo).
An impressive and beautiful jardiniere of heavy porcelain decorated in famille rose enamels with butterflies, peonies and other flowers. Marked ĎKangxi,í but from the first half of the 19th century, most probably from the Daoguang period (1821Ė1850). H 23 cm, D 26 cm. Condition: Very good with only minor wear to enamel.
A porcelain placard decorated in the famile rose palette with a domestic scene showing a woman in a house playing ďguqinĒ and a young scholar admiring a rock in the garden. Porcelain surface with Ďorange peelí effect as is typical for much mid-19th cent. Chinese porcelain. Qing, 19th cent., late Daoguang or Xianfeng. Mounted in lacquered wooden frame from the period. Backside with original, red, matte glaze. Measurements: H. 23 x 17,5 cm. (with frame: 28 x 22 cm.). Condition: Very fine with mino ...click for details
An interesting and unusual, Buddhist Dehua image of a meditating Luohan overgrown with branches, a well-known motif of the Ming dynasty. Done with very fine details demonstrating a high level of craftsmanship. Hollow modeled. Signed with seal on the back He ...zong. Late Qing to early Republican Period, ca. 1900Ė1920. H 16 cm. Condition: Excellent.
A fine, large bowl of porcelain in deep blue underglaze decorated with two, stylized and four clawed dragons chasing the magic pearl in gold staffing. Large Qianlong mark in bottom. Qing, early to mid-19th century, in all likelihood Daoguang period. H 8.3 cm, D 18 cm. Condition: Very fine with minor wear to gold.
A large bowl-shaped incense burner of porcelain in powder blue underglaze decorated with two four clawed dragons chasing the magic pearl in gold staffing. The incense burner with three small feet and flat bottom. Qing, mid-19th century. H 11.5 cm, D 21 cm. Condition: Good with some wear to gold.