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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1349655 (stock #MA393)
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£450.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Henan Glazed Stoneware Jar

This large stoneware jar was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), possibly earlier, most likely from one of the kilns in Henan province. It is of an unusual yet very pleasing form and particularly "heavily-potted". It is coated in a thick dark-brown to black glaze, the colour of which varies depending on its thickness. The glaze stops just short of the flat base that remains unglazed. 

Height 33 cm (13 inches), diameter 28 cm ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1349654 (stock #MA392)
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£300.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Henan Glazed Stoneware Jar

This large stoneware jar was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), possibly earlier, most likely from one of the kilns in Henan province. It is of an unusual yet very pleasing form and particularly "heavily-potted". It is coated in a thick dark-brown to black glaze, the colour of which varies depending on its thickness. This jar was used for the storage of oil; indeed it must be slightly under-fired as its contents have seeped through the...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1349652 (stock #MA388)
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£235.00
Burmese 16th Century Glazed Pottery Jar

This "heavily-potted" jar dates to around the 16th century. It is made from a reddish-brown pottery. There are two loop handles on opposite sides at the shoulder as well as a series of small round appliqués that surround the shoulder as well as a cluster of them below each handle. The upper outer surface and the lower inner surface have been coated in a clear dark reddish-brown glaze with runs towards the base and a variance in its colour according to...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1349596 (stock #MA411)
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Chinese Song Dynasty Longquan Celadon Small Round Bowl

This rare and attractively-shaped small bowl was made during the 12th - 13th centuries at one of the Longquan kilns, Zhejiang province. It is coated in a finely-crackled blueish-green glaze except for the base that remains mostly unglazed. At least one line of glaze crackle has penetrated the body. There is a band of three lightly-incised lines surrounding the outer rim. There are a couple of glaze imperfections to the inner surface but ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1349585 (stock #MA414)
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Two Chinese Tang Dynasty Glazed Stoneware Miniature Baskets

These two very small and unusual stoneware "toy" baskets were made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The upper surfaces are coated in a thick and glossy dark greenish-brown glaze, the larger basket with two small round appliqués in addition to the handle. Both are in fine condition with no restoration or repair, although the larger does have a disfiguring kiln scar. Diameters 3 cm & 3.5 cm.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1349584 (stock #MA427)
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Rare Chinese Jin Dynasty Cizhou Enamelled Stoneware Figure

This small Cizhou stoneware figure was made during the Jin Dynasty (AD 1115 - 1234) at one of the kilns in the north, possibly the kiln in Changzhi county, Shanxi province, a known source of colourful toys. It is "heavily-potted" and coated in a very finely-crackled thick creamy-white glaze on top of which are the remains of coloured enamels. The standing figure wears a long-sleeved robe and holds what appears to be a bottle or vase....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1349579 (stock #MA432)
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LARGE Vietnamese 15th Century Blue & White Dish / Charger (38 cm / 15 inches)

This large and impressive dish was made during the mid 15th century, possibly around the 1430's - 1440's. The underglaze blue decoration features a lotus blossom surrounded by various bands and scrolls of lotus leaves and flowers. The underside wall is decorated with lotus leaf panels, unusually applied diagonally. The inside of the foot rim is coated in a brown wash, typical of many Vietnamese pieces of this period....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1349361 (stock #MA416)
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£75.00
Chinese Early 18th Century Blue & White Small Covered Box

This fine quality porcelain covered box was made during the Yongzheng reign (1723 - 1735) or possibly during the latter part of the Kangxi reign (1662 - 1722). It is decorated in underglaze blue with floral and geometric patterns.

Diameter 6.25 cm. Minor surface wear. No restoration or repair; very good condition.

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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 : 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 : 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...