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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1950 item #1335440 (stock #b7433)
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22 Japanese Kappazuri Stencil Prints. Papermaking at Kurotani. 1950s.

13 12/ x 9 1/2 ins. (34.3 x 24.2 cms) Each print is on a folded sheet of high quality handmade paper from the village of Kurotani in Kyoto Prefecture, famous for its handmade washi paper. This series of high quality kappazuri (stencil printed) prints illustrates the processes of washi making and views of the village and workshops...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1334268 (stock #MA070)
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£1,200.00
Rare Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Pottery Money Tree Base (AD 25 - 220)

This very rare and large moulded pottery object was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220). It is the base to a "money tree" 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 #1334266 (stock #M9391)
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£950.00
Rare Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Pottery Money Tree Base (AD 25 - 220)

This very rare and unusual moulded pottery object was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220). It is the base to a "money tree" 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 : 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 : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1334263 (stock #MA116)
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£120.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - Sanskrit

This blue and white porcelain bowl with flared rim was made during the late 15th - early 16th century. It is quite "heavily-potted" and coated in a thick finely-crackled glaze apart from the recessed base that remains unglazed. The outer wall is decorated in underglaze blue with a honeycomb pattern...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1334262 (stock #MA117)
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£150.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

This blue and white porcelain bowl with flared rim was made during the late 15th - early 16th century. The outer wall is decorated in underglaze blue with a honeycomb pattern. The central decoration is based upon the double-vajra (Buddhist sceptre) pattern. 

Diameter 15 cm (6 inches)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1334261 (stock #M0950)
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£495.00
Fine Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Longquan Celadon Bowl

This fine and attractively-shaped bowl was made during the 13th - 14th century most likely at one of the Longquan kilns in Zhejiang province. It is heavily-potted and coated in a green glaze of good colour. There is a line of glaze crackle to the inner surface that does not penetrate the body. The outer wall is decorated with a repeating carved leaf pattern, whilst the inner surface is decorated with an incised lotus scroll...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1334176 (stock #M0947)
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£495.00
Fine Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Longquan Celadon Alms Bowl

This fine and attractively-shaped bowl, the form often referred to as an alms bowl, was made during the 13th - 14th century at one of the Longquan kilns in Zhejiang province. It is heavily-potted and coated in an golden-green glaze. The foot rim is square cut with the recessed base remaining unglazed revealing the pale grey porcelaneous body...

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 #1333652 (stock #MA084)
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£395.00
Large Chinese Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Sheep Jar

This large and unusual pottery vessel in the form of a recumbent ram was made during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220). It has a thick cylindrical neck on its back with quite a wide opening...

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. The purpose of its fists, thrust-out chest, ferocious face and flames emanat...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1333647 (stock #MA077)
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£495.00
Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Guardian Figure

This pottery model of a guardian figure was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from an orange-brown pottery that has been "cold painted" in a creamy-white pigment, also with faint traces of a pinkish-red pigment in places. The guardian stands astride a small demon figure, right fist raised, left hand on hip. Note the detail of the clothing and headgear. His left sleeve is in the form of the head of a mythical creature,...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1333641 (stock #MA079)
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£650.00
Fine Chinese Yuan Dynasty Black Pottery Female Figure

This exceptional pottery figure was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). It is made from a dark pottery that has a smooth burnished surface. The figure represents a female servant standing in attendance. Note the detail of the clothing, the bow across her chest, and especially the detail to the facial features and hairstyle.

The vast majority of ancient Chinese pottery figures were made in previous centuries, mostly during t...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1333640 (stock #MA080)
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£495.00
Rare Chinese Yuan Dynasty Black Pottery Female Figure

This fine pottery figure was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). It is made from a dark grey/black pottery. The figure represents a female servant standing in attendance. Note the detail of the clothing and especially the fine and exquisite detail of the facial features and hairstyle.

The vast majority of ancient Chinese pottery figures were made in previous centuries, mostly during the Han and Tang dynasties. Figures such ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1333638 (stock #MA076)
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* SOLD *
Chinese Early Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Lady

This fine and attractive pottery figure of a lady was made during the early part of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is "heavily-potted" and made from a grey pottery that has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments, good traces of which still remain. Note the small firing hole to the flat base. Note particularly the long sleeves of the clothing and the hairstyle.

Height 24 cm (9.5 inches). A nice example in very good condition. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1333321 (stock #MA093)
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* SOLD *
Small Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse / Pony

This small and very attractive pottery model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). Very unusually, the horse stands with its head raised and neck stretched out. It is made from a relatively highly-fired reddish pottery, the body having been made in a two-part mould with the legs and tail luted to the body. It is has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments. 

Height 21 cm (8.25 inches). It is in excepti...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1333320 (stock #MA092)
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£350.00
Small Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse / Pony

This small and very attractive pottery model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a relatively highly-fired reddish pottery, the body having been made in a two-part mould with the legs and tail luted to the body. It is has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments. 

Height 20.5 cm (8.25 inches). It is in exceptional condition.

For information, our last photos shows other small horse...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1333318 (stock #MA091)
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£295.00
Small Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse / Pony

This small and very attractive pottery model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a relatively highly-fired reddish pottery, the body having been made in a two-part mould with the legs and tail luted to the body. It is has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments. Note the detail of the horse's mane on its left side. 

Height 18.5 cm (7.25 inches). It is in exceptional condition.

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