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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1189482 (stock #M9570)
Brian Page Antiques
£3,850
Pair of Tall Chinese Tang Dynasty Male & Female Figures with Oxford TL Test (AD 618 - 906)

This is a true "pair" of male and female figures (not two separate figures that have been "married") made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). They are made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been "cold painted" in coloured pigments. They are similarly dressed in long-sleeved robes...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1168387 (stock #M9267)
Brian Page Antiques
£2,500
Exceptionally LARGE Chinese Neolithic / Bronze Age Impressed Pottery Jar with Oxford TL Test

This extremely rare and imposing pottery jar dates to the around the 1st millennium BC, the late Chinese Neolithic / Bronze Age period. It is, without doubt, the largest and most substantial pottery jar we have ever encountered from this period. It has a rounded base and the whole of the outer surface has been decorated with repeated coarsely-woven cord impressions...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1255240 (stock #M0375)
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£2,500
Large Chinese Yuan / Early Ming Dynasty Blue & White Jar with Cover + Oxford TL Test

Rarely offered for sale, this large and impressive early "blue & white" jar, complete with cover, was made during the latter part of the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368), or the early Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), at one of the kilns at Yuxi in Yunnan province. Around the shoulder, painted in underglaze cobalt blue, are three stylised Dogs of Fo and beribboned objects...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259975 (stock #M8325)
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£2,500
Fine Large Chinese Han Dynasty Glazed Jar with Oxford TL Test (206 BC - AD 220)

This large and impressive pottery jar was made during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220). It is made from a red pottery that has been coated in an attractive and very unusual finely-crackled and translucent yellowish-green glaze. On opposing sides at the waist are moulded taotie mask handles, and additional decoration in the form of bands of ridges around the waist, shoulder and mouth...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259989 (stock #M9315)
Brian Page Antiques
£2,500
Fine & Rare Chinese Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Hill Jar with Oxford TL Test (206 BC - AD 220)

This rare and unusual "hill" jar dates to the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220). It is made from a grey pottery and has been elaborately decorated both by pottery mouldings and by "cold" painting. The vessel stands on three moulded feet in the form of bears...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259999 (stock #M8071)
Brian Page Antiques
£2,200
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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1178950 (stock #M8995)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,850
LARGE Chinese Western Han Dynasty Burnished Pottery Cocoon Jar (206 BC - AD 8)

This superbly-shaped pottery jar was made some 2,000 years ago during the Early Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8) or possibly the earlier Qin Dynasty (221 - 206 BC). The shape, named after its similarity to the silkworm cocoon, evolved during the late Warring States period (475 - 221 BC) and then generally died out by the middle of the Western Han.

The surface has been burnished and is very smooth to the touch...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1238692 (stock #M0134)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,850
Fine Tall Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Zodiac Figure - Sheep

This fine and very rare pottery figure is one of 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. The figure stands upright with hands clasped together against its chest under a flowing robe...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1057070 (stock #b5623)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,800
A Unique Kyoto Fan Sellers Sample Catalogue of 62 Original Fan Designs. Meiji Period 1868-1912. Each page 19 1/8 x 14 1/2 ins (48.5 x 36.8 cms) We bought this collection in Kyoto some years ago. It is a disbound album of fan designs, which had clearly been a sample album for the firm of Toshio Inouye, 27 Bukkoji, Takakura, Kyoto whose stamp features on most designs either in Romaji or kanji. There are 5 designs on silk, the remainder on paper...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1129752 (stock #M8979)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,500
LARGE Chinese Warring States Impressed Pottery Jar with TL Test

This large and impressive pottery jar was made during the Warring States period (475 - 221 BC). It is made from a fine-grained grey pottery and has a smooth surface with bands of lightly incised/burnished lines surrounding the shoulder and the upper body. Around its middle are two bands of impressed decoration...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1129754 (stock #M8998)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,500
LARGE Chinese Warring States Impressed Pottery Jar

This exceptional large and impressive pottery jar was made during the Warring States period (475 - 221 BC) or possibly a little earlier. It is heavily-potted and quite highly-fired. Most of the outer surface has been diagonally impressed with repeated coarse cord impressions and there are three lightly incised rings surrounding the shoulder. To the mouth is a very unusual wide collar...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1132213 (stock #M7508)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,500
Fine & Rare Large Chinese Han Dynasty Pottery Farm House with Oxford TL Test

This superb architectural pottery model was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220). Many architectural models from the Han Dynasty are known, the most well-known being various military watch towers; this is of a farm house. It has been made from many thick slabs of clay that have been luted together with windows and doorways cut out, and various incised patterns made, while the clay was still soft, prior ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1233657 (stock #M0061)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,500
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 are orange, black, red and pink pigments. The figure stands with right arm raised and head turned to its right; note especially the details of the face.

Height 39.5 cm (15.5 inches). Although some degree of repair should not b...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1237306 (stock #M9538)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,500
Large & Rare 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 patter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1255239 (stock #M0365)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,500
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. The camel stands alert with its mouth open, head raised and looking slightly to its le...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259978 (stock #M8108)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,500
Rare Large Chinese Han Dynasty Pottery Amphora (206 BC- AD 220)

A superbly conceived design; jars of this general type have been found in excavations dating as far back as the Spring and Autumn Period (770-475 BC). Although perhaps not obviously Chinese in design, this type of vessel is one of the most iconic forms of Han Dynasty pottery and is thought by many archaeologists to be anthropomorphic, with the shape and "swirling" design of the main body based on the female human form. 

Thi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259993 (stock #M9537)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,500
LARGE Chinese Han Dynasty Burnished Pottery Cocoon Jar with Oxford TL Test (206 BC - AD 220)

This superbly-shaped pottery jar was made some 2,000 years ago during the Early Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8) or possibly the earlier Qin Dynasty (221 - 206 BC). The shape, named after its similarity to the silkworm cocoon, evolved during the late Warring States period (475 - 221 BC) and then generally died out by the middle of the Western Han.

This is a particularly fine example, exceptiona...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259994 (stock #M8995)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,500
LARGE Chinese Western Han Dynasty Burnished Pottery Cocoon Jar (206 BC - AD 8)

This superbly-shaped pottery jar was made some 2,000 years ago during the Early Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8) or possibly the earlier Qin Dynasty (221 - 206 BC). The shape, named after its similarity to the silkworm cocoon, evolved during the late Warring States period (475 - 221 BC) and then generally died out by the middle of the Western Han.

The surface has been burnished and is very smooth to the touch...