of rectangular form with angled sides and supported on 4 Lingzhi-form feet; modeled with frieze of lotus designs on each side, covered in a thick turquoise and amber glaze; fine pierced hardwood cover and stand, topped with a chicken-bone jade finial in the form of Budai
Ceramic: 16th Century
Jade: 16th/17th century
Dimensions: 19 inches tall with stand and lid...
each decorated on the top with a central image of playful figures in landscape, surrounded by lotus scroll and shou characters; the bottoms with a band of chickens and flowers, the base with the 6 character hall mark: "Duo Fu Duo Shou Tang Zhi" (Hall of Abundant Happiness and Long Life)
Diameter: 3.75 inches
Condition: Wear to Enamels
Old Private Collection, Portland, OR
16 inches diameter
Condition: Restoration to lower left side (when looking at the front of the dish) visible in photos #2 and #5
Old East Coast Collection...
Condition: minor chips and wear.
Friedman Collection, Portland
decorated in famille rose enamels on the exterior with flowers growing from a rocky landscape against a turquoise ground, painted in iron red with the "Dayazhai" 3 character mark beside a seal, the interior undecorated, the base with the 4 character "Yong Qing Chang Chun" mark used by the Empress Dowager
Late Qing Dynasty to Republic Period
Diameter: 6 7/8"
Height: 3 1/4"
The Collection of a Marquis
3.85 inches diameter
Guangxu Mark and Period
Condition: age appropriate wear to enamels and foot rims
Old Collection, Southern California
Probably Imperial Kilns, Jingdez...
Decorated in wucai enamels and underglaze blue with “hundred boys” motif below a frieze of “cracked ice” pattern. The boys motif is continued at the neck...
6.1 inches (15.5 cm) diameter
2.7 inches (6.7 cm) tall
Condition: very small rim frit, wear to foot rim
Old Private Collection, P...
Collection of A Distinguished Professor of Eastern Studies, Indiana
Acquired Mid 20th Century
Condition: One with very old staple repair (see photo)
of rounded form; decorated with a scholar and acolyte carrying a fascicle of books inside a courtyard setting, the under side with rock formations, the base with a 6 character Kangxi mark in underglaze blue, the interior undecorated
Diameter: 3.5 inches
Condition: Red paste staining to unglazed rims
The Collection of a Marquis
Private English Collection
17.5 inches tall
Condition: repair to mouth rim (almost invisible and difficult to photograph), roughness to foot, staining to sides
Dillingham Collection, Hawaii
Condition: Wear to enamels
Private Collection, Acquired Late 1960's
7.75 inches diameter
Private Collection, Southern California
John M. Schiess
Late Qing Dynasty
8 inches tall
Condition: very good, some kiln grit on foot rim
Private Collection, Portland, OR
3.3 inches diameter, 2 inches tall
Condition: minor firing flaws to glaze, otherwise perfect
Vermeer & Griggs Collection (Label)
C. Langsdorf Collection
St. Louis Art Museum, 2000-2004