SANCAI glazed pottery Foo Lions. The figurines are hand thrown and one of a kind, solid pottery.I am conservatively estimating these as early 19th century, they are most likely considerably older. They are unmarked.
Dimension: 7 Inches Length
Condition: Excellent. One very small chip on the tail end of one lion (see photo) which could be easily repaired if desired, no frits or cracks or other damage
CHINESE censer reticulated detail, mid 19th century. An exceptional work, detailed lotus,figural foo on lid, elephant head tripod legs, with loose ring handles, and brilliantly painted elements.
Exceptional in every way, a one of a kind treasure.
Dimensions: Condition slight wear,no chips,frits or
Height 6 3/4"(17cm) hairlines.
Width: 7 3/4"(19.5cm)
Lid: 2 1/2"(6cm)
A most interesting and beautifully crafted Qing Dynasty early 19th century FAMILLE ROSE PALETTE ribbed melon jar with handled lid The figural covered jar has beautiful details of unusual butterflies flitting about fruiting melons and vines. Lid has a raised vine stem as handle.
Totally charming, Exceptional color and detail.
Dimensions: 7" Height
5 3/4" Width
Condition: Very good, some minor rubbing of gilt. No chips or hairlines.
An unusual pair of CHINESE EXPORT VASES in with foo head handles. The vases have an unusual shape and particularly detailed polychrome painting, of good size dating to pre 1850.
Height: 10 inches
Width: 4 inches
Condition: Very good, as shown, no repairs.
This is an unusual rendition of the God of Longevity, shown in an unusual setting with a tree and children, which is actually a water dropper. Shoulao dates to the late 19th, or early 20th century.
The Chinese Export figurine is well painted, and pleasing. The form is rare and unusual. A fine addition for your collection of Famille Rose, Chinese export or water droppers. Signed on Base.
Dimensions: Height 6"
Condition: Good. Some flaking of paint on the rear or the figurine as shown in photo.
A fine Chinese Export Famille Rose figurine 19th century of a Mandarin Chinese Scholar with hat. Good detail and fine enamels on this delightful rare statue. Signed on base with impressed seal mark.
Dimensions: Height 10"(25.50cm)
I am pleased to offer a famille rose umbrella stand with fine painted enamels and a lot of action. There is a lot of activity here in fierce battle portrayed in vivid famille rose colors. Soldiers are on horseback and upon mythical Foos.
Stand, or large urn if you prefer is thickly potted, has great workmanship and is a beautiful work of art which is functional as well as attractive. Signed on base with red character mark.
Dimensions: Height 18"
Condition: Excellent, no damage
Here is a much copied wonderful eggshell porcelain covered ginger jar with the EIGHT IMORTALS in repousse or bas relief. Highly detailed and finely painted enamels. Immortal on Jar lid in bas relief also.
Delightful collectors piece, not a recent copy, Qianlong signature, but 19th century.
About 6" in height.
Condition: Very good. A few small rim frits. No chips or hairlines.
KANGXI 康熙 LIDDED PAIR baluster jars, Cobalt under glaze with bats flowers and foliage. .
Dimensions: 7"(17.50cm) Height
Condition: Very fine. A few small frits, one very small rim chip. No hairlines or restorations.
Here is an exceptionally fine and attractive of the period 18th century Kangxi (1662-1722) CHINESE IMARI deep plate. The pleasing central pattern is of florals and landscape, the wide border is of assorted florals. The colors are rich with deep tones of cobalt red and rust on fine white porcelain ground. The Qing Dynasty plate is in remarkable condition for the period, a special plate for the discerning collector. Displays beautifully.
Dimensions: 9 1/4"(23.50cm)
Condition: Very Good. A small hairline and chip on reverse. Otherwise excellent for the period.
A WUCAI (five color) on cream ground hard paste porcelain figure of a Chinese boy (Ho Ho) in a short tunic, much detail including cell pattern ground, ruyi collar, a lotus blossom and fine painted detail on white porcelain.
The Figurine has all the attributes to confirm it is pre 19th Century, and as early as late 18th century
The wear is light but appropriate. The figurine has the characteristic blow hole blow hole in back, and a moderately textured base. There is under glaze painting, as well as overglaze.
Please see MILLERS CHINESE AND JAPANESE ANTIQUES, or your favorite auction archives.
Dimensions: Height 11 Inches
Condition: I believe the piece has had no repairs to the porcelain body. There may have been an early repaint to the top knots. I do not believe this is a late 19th, or 20th century copy. I know of no others other than this figurine, and the pieces shown in Millers.
Exceptional Qianlong CLOISONNE AND BRONZE brazier or heater,in Imperial Yellow, most likely provincial made, Very finely worked bronze dragons and ornamental bronze details (vents, legs and tooling) highlight the incredible cloisonne Bears Qianlong sealmarks.
Evaluated by WARREN IMPORTS, Laguna Beach California IDENTIFIED AS PROVINCIAL QIANLONG OF THE PERIOD.
Condition: Excellent, and exceptional for the period. Interior is used, blackened as appropriate for period. Normal wear, no significant losses to enamels, or significant damage. There is appropriate wear, a few small dents to soft bronze areas Please view all photos. More photos upon request.
Dimensions: Height 22"(56cm) to top of finial on lid
Width: 18"(46cm) including dragon head mounts
The interior shows much use, and overall condition of the brazier is excellent, with only minor chips to enamel, and wear to be expected in a work of this age.