EastWest Gallery - Chinese, Japanese and English Ceramics.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1194572 (stock #2553)
EastWest Gallery
SOLD
A very interesting tray of square form decorated in moulded low relief with a long inscription that contains the date for the seventh year, first month and fifteenth day of the Xuande reign. The reverse of the tray is cast with four ruyi shaped feet and a pair of cast dragons encircling the characters nei yung. The dish shows extensive wear to the patina and surface, as well as several casting flaws and a small hole to the right hand bottom corner of the dish...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1144868 (stock #2437)
EastWest Gallery
£ 300.00
A rare cast iron beaker Gu shaped vase with Halberd ji form handles. The shape form and decoration of the vase are all characteristic of the late Ming period. Ji form handles adapted from the cresent moon shaped cutting blade of the traditional Chinese Halberd occur from the latter half of the sixteenth century on both porcelain and bronze vases. The vase is cast with two bands of moulded archaistic lappet shaped panels containing Cicada motifs within Liewen borders divided by a narrow ring band...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1120661 (stock #2371)
EastWest Gallery
SOLD
A fine Chinese archaistic bronze pear shaped vase of Fanghu form decorated with four bands of moulded decoration with a pair of horned mythical beast-head loop handles. The shape and decoration are derived from a Zhou prototype fanghu or ritual wine vessel...