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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 : Pre 1492 item #1324727 (stock #M8602)
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£2,500.00
Fine Large Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Buddhist Stone Prayer Tablet

This rare and 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.

Along the top of the stone are five large characters within circles, the central one of which is a Chinese character meaning I (or "myself")...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1329762 (stock #M0375)
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£2,500.00
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 : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1334265 (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 #1333653 (stock #MA115)
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£2,000.00
Fine "Set" of Four Chinese Han Dynasty Graduated Pottery Hu Jars

These four exceptional pottery "hu" jars were made during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). They are made from a relatively highly-fired grey pottery, each having a distinct ring when tapped, and are of a particularly fine quality. The ridges around the waists, shoulders and necks are most unusual, and very "crisp"...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1333648 (stock #MA078)
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£1,850.00
Large Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Earth Spirit with Oxford TL Test

This large and impressive pottery model of an earth spirit was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a relatively highly-fired orange-brown pottery that has been "cold painted" in a base coat of creamy-white pigment with darker pigments on top. This horned creature stands on an integral base astride a recumbent animal...

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 #1328237 (stock #MA022)
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£1,650.00
Fine Tall Chinese Han Dynasty Painted Pottery "Stick" Girl with Oxford TL Test

This fine and rare painted pottery figure was made during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220), more specifically, the 2nd century BC, during the Western Han period. It is one of a variety of "Yangling" figures, more commonly known as "stick" figures. The vast majority of Yangling figures represent males; female figures are particularly rare...

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 1492 item #1324645 (stock #M0977)
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£1,500.00
Fine & Rare Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Buddhist Sanskrit Jar with Oxford TL Test

This very rare jar was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) or possibly the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368) and has been excavated from a Buddhist site in Yunnan province, then ,a particularly isolated part of China...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330262 (stock #MA037)
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£1,500.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Phase Painted Pottery Jar (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This large and impressive pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago during the Machang Phase (c. 2300 - 2000 BC) of the Majiayao culture, also known as the Gansu-Yangshao culture, from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It is made from a relatively highly-fired pale reddish-brown pottery, the surface colour of which varies in places due to uneven conditions during firing in the Neolithic kiln...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1331621 (stock #MA055)
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£1,500.00
Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Saddled Horse (with Oxford TL Test)

This fine pottery model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a pale buff-coloured pottery that is relatively highly-fired. The horse stands alert with mouth open and head turned to its left. On its back is a moulded saddle and blanket. The surface was "cold painted" with pigment after having been fired.

It is a good size with a height of 40 cm (15.75 inches). This horse is...

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)
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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 #1330011 (stock #M0278)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,250.00
LARGE Chinese Han Dynasty Burnished Pottery Cocoon Jar

This superbly-shaped pottery jar was made over 2,000 years ago during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). 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 an exceptionally large example, much rarer than the many known smaller versions. It has a finely-burnished surface making it very s...