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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1132215 (stock #M9082)
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£2,500.00
LARGE Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Pottery Farm House with Oxford TL Test

This large and impressive pottery model of what we assume to be a farm house was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220). It is made from a pinkish-coloured pottery, the surface of which has fired to a pale grey colour. It has a large gabled roof with deep grooves and horizontal incised lines to represent tiles. The ridge along the top has been incised to show three rows of ridge tiles...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259999 (stock #M8071)
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£2,500.00
Set of Four Chinese Han Dynasty Pottery Food Containers with Oxford TL Test (comprising two dings and two round boxes) 206 BC - AD 220

These fine lidded pottery vessels were made during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220 and have all come from the same excavation. They are made from a fine-grained grey pottery and quite highly-fired, all having a distinct ring when tapped...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1304852 (stock #M0781)
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£2,500.00
Very Rare Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Stone Toad Money Tree Base (AD 25 - 220)

This extremely rare toad-shaped pedestal, or base, for the legendary coin-shedding tree dates to the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220) and has been excavated from Sichuan province. The coin-shedding, or money, tree is known from late Han Dynasty funerary art from the south-west of China. It was believed that if shaken, coins would fall from it...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1286178 (stock #M0134)
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£1,750.00
Tall Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Zodiac Figure - Sheep / Ram / Goat

This very rare pottery figure is one from an outstanding set of zodiac figures. It was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It takes a human form, other than the head which is of the zodiac animal represented, in this case the sheep, ram or goat. The figure stands upright with hands clasped together against its chest under a flowing robe...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1314836 (stock #M9538)
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£1,650.00
Large Chinese Yuan / Early Ming Dynasty Blue & White Jar with Cover

This large jar was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368), or possibly the Ming Dynasty. This type of wear is classed as "blue & white" ware and was made at one of the kilns at Yuxi in Yunnan province, one of the first places in China where underglazed blue & white ware was produced. Around the shoulder, painted in underglaze cobalt blue, are three stylised Dogs of Fo. Below are floral, leaf and scrolling patterns...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1129879 (stock #M8946)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,500.00
LARGE Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Sichuan Pottery Figure - Entertainer

This large and impressive pottery model was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220) and excavated from Sichuan province. It is a model of an entertainer with one hand held to the ear. A variety of figures of this general type, some small, some large, excavated from Sichuan province are known; the details are typically not particularly sharp but they are impressive and have a certain charm to them...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1255239 (stock #M0365)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,500.00
Fine Chinese Early Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Laden Camel with Oxford TL Test

This rare and interesting pottery model of a laden camel was made during the early part of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906) or possibly a little earlier, during the Sui, Northern Qi or Northern Wei dynasty. It is made from a grey pottery that has been "cold painted" in a white pigment on top of which are traces of black pigment...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1260309 (stock #M8602)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,500.00
Fine Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Buddhist Stone Prayer Tablet

This exceptional stone panel, described by some as a "prayer tablet", was excavated from a Buddhist site in Yunnan province in the South-West of China and dates to the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279), Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368) or possibly the early Ming Dynasty...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1260310 (stock #M8603)
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£1,500.00
Fine Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Buddhist Stone Prayer Tablet

This exceptional stone panel, described by some as a "prayer tablet", was excavated from a Buddhist site in Yunnan province in the South-West of China and dates to the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279), Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368) or possibly the early Ming Dynasty...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1296913 (stock #M0706)
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£1,500.00
Pair Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Tiles - Qilin, Sun & Moon

This fine pair of pottery tiles was made during the Ming Dynasty (AD 1368 - 1644). They are made of a dense grey pottery and have been painted in black pigment. Each tile features, in high relief and in great detail, a qilin (a mythical creature with antlers, cloven hooves and several features of the dragon). Note the elaborate details of the qilin on each tile: the head, the mane, the body, the tail...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1296914 (stock #M0687)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,500.00
Pair Chinese Ming Dynasty Lion Dog Tiles with Oxford TL Test

This fine pair of pottery tiles was made during the Ming Dynasty (AD 1368 - 1644). They are made of a dense grey pottery and have been painted in black pigment. Each tile features, in high relief and in great detail, a lion dog, or Dog of Fo. The lion dog stands alert with mouth open and tail raised with a front leg raised over a ball from which ribbons emanate that surround the dog...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1263446 (stock #M9046)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,495.00
Rare Chinese Northern Qi Dynasty Armoured Horse & Rider with Oxford TL Test (AD 550 - 577)

This very rare and interesting pottery model of a horse and rider was made during the Northern Qi Dynasty (AD 550 - 577)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1263447 (stock #M9064)
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£1,395.00
Tall Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse & Female Rider with Oxford TL Test

This attractive model of a horse & female rider was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a pink-coloured pottery that has been cold-painted in various coloured pigments, traces of which still remain. Note the long sleeves and hairstyle of the lady rider.

This is larger than the majority of known Tang horse and riders with a height of 40 cm (15.75 inches). Condition is exceptional with...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1304832 (stock #M0282)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,395.00
Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse with Oxford TL Test

This fine model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The horse stands alert with its head turned to its left. It is particularly well-modelled and made from a relatively low-fired pale brown pottery that has been "cold painted" with a creamy-white pigment, good traces of which still remain. Down its neck is a wide groove, and in its rear end a purpose-made hole, in which originally would have been real...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1233656 (stock #M0062)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,250.00
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Tall Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Foreigner Figure

This fine pottery model of a foreign groom was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been cold-painted in a base coat of white pigment on top of which is black pigment in places. At the end of the arms are purpose-made holes where originally would have been fixed separate hands, probably made of wood and now long since rotted away and lost. Note the details of the unusual hat, t...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1238233 (stock #M9413)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,250.00
Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery "Fat Lady" - AD 618 - 906

This pottery model of a female courtier (or "fat lady") was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is particularly "heavily-potted", the body having been made in a two-piece mould with the head luted on at the neck. It has been cold-painted in a base coat of white pigment on top of which have been applied black, red and pink pigments to pick out the features. Note the elaborate details of the hairstyle.

Height 29 cm ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1800 item #517065 (stock #b677)
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£1,200.00
A Fine & Rare Japanese Wood Netsuke of a Sennin. Edo Period 18th.c.

Ht. 3 5/8 ins. (9.3 cms) Sennin are holy ascetics, derived from Chinese immortals, who spend their life in contemplation, often in secluded places. They were a very popular subject with netsuke carvers and the netsuke buying public. It is very difficult to identify sennin and we have been unable to put a name to this version. He is wearing his characteristic cape and belt of leaves and leaning on a gnarled staff. His mouth i...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1156064 (stock #M9318)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,200.00
Fine Chinese Early Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Camel with Back Pack

This rare and interesting pottery model of a laden camel was made during the early part of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906) or possibly a little earlier, during the Sui, Northern Qi or Northern Wei dynasty. It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been "cold painted" in a white pigment on top of which are traces of black pigment. The camel stands alert with its mouth open, head raised and looking slightly to its left...