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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1304852 (stock #M0781)
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£3,500.00
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 #1259989 (stock #M9315)
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£2,500.00
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)
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£2,200.00
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 : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1297633 (stock #M0375)
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£2,200.00
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 #1304835 (stock #M0287)
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£2,200.00
Large Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Saddled Horse with Oxford TL Test

This fine and large model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The horse stands alert and open-mouthed with its head slightly turned to its left. Note the detail of its head and especially its mane on the left of its neck...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1304833 (stock #M0288)
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£1,850.00
Large Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Saddled Horse with Oxford TL Test

This fine and large model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The horse stands alert and open-mouthed with its head raised and turned to its left...

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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1129879 (stock #M8946)
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£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 #1132213 (stock #M7508)
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£1,500.00
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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1255239 (stock #M0365)
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£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)
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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 : Pre 1492 item #1260310 (stock #M8603)
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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1296639 (stock #M0435)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,500.00
Fine Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Amber-Glazed Hill Jar with Oxford TL Test (AD 25 - 220)

This type of covered tripod vessel is known as a "hill jar". This is a truly exceptional example and was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220). It is quite "heavily-potted" and made from a red pottery that has been coated in a thick amber glaze, the colour of which varies in places. The cover depicts a mountain theme and includes various animals including an archer riding on horseback...

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. These tiles are a true ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1263446 (stock #M9046)
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£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). Such models from this short-lived dynasty are much rarer and have a style quite different to the later Tang Dynasty equivalents. It has been made from a grey pottery that has been "cold painted" in a base coat of white pigment on top of which are traces of various coloured pigments. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1263447 (stock #M9064)
Brian Page Antiques
£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 #1238232 (stock #M0116)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,350.00
Fine Large Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Earth Spirit (AD 618 - 906)

This impressive pottery model of an earth spirit was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The purpose of the earth spirit was to scare away evil spirits. It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been cold painted in a base coat of white pigment on top of which were applied other colours to pick out the details, traces of which still remain. This example has a purpose-made groove down each side of the ...