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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1349137 (stock #MA408)
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£950.00
Tall Chinese Neolithic Siwa Culture Black Pottery Jar with Oxford TL Test (c. 1350 BC)

This rare pottery vessel was made over 3,000 years ago by peoples of the Siwa Culture (c.1350 BC) from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It is finely constructed with high handles, a saddle-shaped mouth, quite a wide body and a small flat base. Pottery jars from the Siwa culture are rarer than those from the preceding Qijia and Majiayao cultures and most known examples are made from an orange or buff co...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1349136 (stock #MA407)
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£1,600.00
Fine 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 relatively highly-fired orange-brown pottery that has been cold-painted in various coloured pigments, very good traces of which still remain. Note the long sleeves and hairstyle of the lady rider. The horse stands alert with its head turned a little to its left with an almost quizzical look !

He...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1349012 (stock #MA406)
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Fine Chinese Han Dynasty Green & Amber Glazed Hu Jar

This fine and rare pottery jar (or hu) was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220). It is made from a relatively highly-fired orange-brown pottery. There are bands of incised lines around the waist and the shoulder. The neck is coated in a finely-crackled green glaze whereas the lower body is coated in an amber glaze. The colour of both glazes vary in places due to their uneven thickness. The majority of known glazed Han Dynasty ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1349011 (stock #MA410)
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Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Longquan Celadon Twin-Fish Dish

This high-fired porcelain dish was made during the 13th - 14th centuries at one of the Longquan kilns, Zhejiang province. It is coated in an olive-green glaze except for the foot ring that reveals its pale grey body. To its centre are applied twin fish decoration that are particularly well-defined; the underside is decorated with a carved lotus leaf pattern.

The twin fish represent harmony and married happiness.

Height 13 cm...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1348790 (stock #b7610)
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sold

A Japanese Woodblock Surimono Print by Hokkei (1780-1850) Meiji Period

7 3/16 x 8 1/4 ins. (18.3 x 21 cms) Hokkei was one of Hokusai's best pupils and particularly known for many fine designs for surimono. As surimono were produced in small editions for specific purposes e.g. New Year cards, poetry club circulars etc. the originals are very rare and very expensive. In the Meiji era ca. 1890 many were reprinted, usually known as Akashi reprints, after the town at which they were produc...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1348786 (stock #b7607)
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A Japanese Woodblock Surimono Print by Hokkei (1780-1850) Meiji Period

7 3/16 x 8 1/4 ins. (18.3 x 21 cms) Hokkei was one of Hokusai's best pupils and particularly known for many fine designs for surimono. As surimono were produced in small editions for specific purposes e.g. New Year cards, poetry club circulars etc. the originals are very rare and very expensive. In the Meiji era ca. 1890 many were reprinted, usually known as Akashi reprints, after the town at which they were produc...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1348187 (stock #MA402)
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Chinese Kangxi Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Swastika Mark

This attractive porcelain dish was made during the Kangxi reign (1622 - 1722) of the Qing Dynasty. It is quite "heavily-potted" and has a moulded cavetto and foliate rim. The underglaze blue decoration is of very good colour and features in the centre a basket of flowers surrounded by various floral and blossom patterns. The underside is more simply decorated and has a beribboned Buddhist swastika design in the centre of the base.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1348163 (stock #MA399)
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£750.00
Chinese Ming / Qing Dynasty Glazed Ridge Tile - Horse & Rider

This large and impressive detailed "tileworks" model of a horse & rider was made during the 17th / 18th century, most likely a product of one of the tile-works kilns in Shanxi, north China. This type of ridge tile is described in the British Museum book "Ming Ceramics", where similar examples are illustrated, as "a celestial warrior riding a flying horse". It is coated in green, black and yellow glazes. 

This example is in fi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1348162 (stock #MA396)
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Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Kendi - Hatcher Cargo

This blue & white porcelain kendi is part of the "Hatcher Cargo", recovered in the 1980s by Captain Michael Hatcher from the "Hatcher junk" (dated to c.1643 - 1646). The underglaze blue decoration is in kraak style and features crane and floral motifs. The body and neck have been made separately, the join of the neck to the body being evident in a line of crackle to the glaze that surrounds part of the neck (let us stress that...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1348161 (stock #M6037)
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Rare Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Ewer

This rare and interesting porcelain ewer was made during the Wanli Reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. It is rather unusual in that it has a spout but no handle. It has been boldly decorated with blossoms in underglaze blue. Due to a manufacturing fault, the glaze on the spout has not adhered well to the body and has lifted during firing and flaked away. However, there is no repair or restoration, not even to the vulnerable spout or ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1348158 (stock #MA400)
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Chinese 18th/19th Century Blue & White Dehua Porcelain Dish

This porcelain dish was made during the 18th, or possibly early 19th century. It is a product of the Dehua kilns in Fujian province. It is quite "heavily-potted", the underglaze blue decoration featuring a floral pattern. To the underside are two characters, one of which translates as jade. To the upper surface is an etched character.

Diameter 15 cm (6 inches). There is some surface wear and a small chip to the underside rim edg...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1347143 (stock #b7602)
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A Japanese Woodblock Surimono Print by Hokkei (1780-1850) Meiji Period

7 3/16 x 8 1/4 ins. (18.3 x 21 cms) Hokkei was one of Hokusai's best pupils and particularly known for many fine designs for surimono. As surimono were produced in small editions for specific purposes e.g. New Year cards, poetry club circulars etc. the originals are very rare and very expensive. In the Meiji era ca. 1890 many were reprinted, usually known as Akashi reprints, after the town at which they were produc...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1346147 (stock #MA363)
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Fine Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Jar - Machang (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This twin-handled 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. This jar is relatively highly-fired, having a distinct ring to it when tapped. The outer surface and inner mouth have been elaborately decorated with a variety of geometric patterns in black and purple fired-o...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1346146 (stock #MA361)
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£300.00
Fine Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Jar - Machang (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This twin-handled 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. This jar is relatively highly-fired and thinly-potted. The outer surface and inner mouth have been elaborately decorated with a variety of geometric patterns in black and purple fired-on mineral-based pigments...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1346145 (stock #MA362)
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£275.00
Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Jar - Machang (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This twin-handled 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 quite thinly-potted and relatively highly-fired. The outer surface and inner mouth have been elaborately decorated with a variety of geometric patterns in black and purple fired-on mineral-based pigments. In ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1346144 (stock #MA359)
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£185.00
Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Jar - Machang (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This twin-handled 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. This is a particularly fine-quality example of its general type, quite thinly-potted, relatively highly-fired and with a smooth burnished surface. The outer surface and inner mouth have been elaborately decorated w...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1346143 (stock #MA049)
Brian Page Antiques
£185.00
Chinese Neolithic Machang Phase Painted Jar (c.2300 - 2000 BC)

This twin-handled 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 quite thinly-potted and made from a pale reddish-brown pottery that has been relatively highly-fired. The outer surface and inner mouth have been decorated with geometric patterns in fired-on black and purple mi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1346142 (stock #M7068)
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£145.00
Chinese Neolithic Painted Pottery Jar - Machang

This 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. The outer surface has been decorated with geometric patterns applied using two different coloured mineral-based pigments that have been fired on. This particular pattern is very rare. There are two small loop handles joined at the shoulder and m...