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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1323320 (stock #M0932)
Brian Page Antiques
£95.00
Large Chinese 17th Century Monochrome Porcelain Bowl

This large porcelain bowl dates to the 17th century, the degradation and "matt" feel of the glaze suggesting it has been recovered from a shipwreck. The dark olive-brown glaze is finely-crackled. The lower foot remains unglazed and the glaze has worn from the rim edge revealing the pale grey body. 

Diameter 21.5 cm (8.5 inches). This bowl has a hairline crack to the wall and a sizeable chip to the foot. However, it is free from any re...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1323319 (stock #M0943)
Brian Page Antiques
£95.00
Rare Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Swatow Dish ("hole bottom" base)

This unusual blue & white dish was made around the time of the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. Such "Swatow" (or "Zhangzhou") ware is often quite heavily-potted, as is this example. Both the inner surface and outer wall are elaborately decorated with scrolling floral patterns in underglaze blue. The dish is coated in a thick, finely-crackled glaze. The rim edge is a little uneven in places, clearly caused...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1323317 (stock #M0946)
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£150.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Fish

This porcelain dish was made during the Jiajing reign (1522 - 1566) of the Ming Dynasty. The underglaze blue pattern features a large fish swimming amongst aquatic plants. The underside wall is decorated with a scrolling lotus pattern. In addition are several blue bands surrounding the base and rim. It is coated in a thick crackled glaze, the crackles having become stained due to long burial.

Diameter 17.5 cm (6.75 inches). There is...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1323316 (stock #M0500)
Brian Page Antiques
£120.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Chrysanthemum

This unusual porcelain dish was made during the late 15th - 16th century. It is coated in a finely-crackled glaze. The base remains unglazed. This dish is a little under-fired and the underglaze blue decoration is rather dark in colour, the pattern featuring a chrysanthemum blossom in a vase in front of a trellis. There is some kiln grit embedded in the glaze around the foot edge which is a little uneven, presumably the glaze h...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1323311 (stock #M0953)
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Rare Chinese Ming Dynasty Incised Pottery Jar - Lotus Blossoms

This rare pottery jar was made around the time of the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. The incised pattern features two lotus blossoms on opposing sides of the body, above and below which are bands of lotus leaves. The outer surface and inner mouth have been coated in a thin green glaze, much of which has flaked away over time. The pattern would have been filled in with brown and yellow glazes although this has also...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1323309 (stock #M0971)
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Very Rare Khmer 11th Century Zoomorphic Lime Pot

This extremely rare and interesting stoneware lime pot was made during the 11th century. From the side it appears animalistic in form but from the front it has a human face with arms bent and hands together as if in the act of praying. Note the strange expression of the down-turned mouth and its bulging eyes ! It is quite "heavily-potted" and coated in a finely-crackled translucent pale green glaze.

Length 12.5 cm (5 inches). Although ther...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1323308 (stock #M0967)
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Khmer 11th / 12th Century Glazed Owl Jar / Lime Pot

This attractive stoneware jar in the form of an owl was made during the late 11th - early 12th century. It is quite "heavily-potted" and particularly well decorated, with good incised detail and formation of its eyes, beak and tail. It is coated in a dark brown glaze that has sagged toward the base and that varies in colour according to its thickness. The lower body remains unglazed and there is a decorative ridge surrounding the foot.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1323307 (stock #M0952)
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Rare Thai 15th - 16th Century Celadon Sankampaeng Bottle (with bronze neck)

This rare stoneware bottle was made during the mid-15th to mid-16th century at one of the Sankampaeng kilns, north of the more well-known Sawankhalok kilns (it is thought that the potters at these kilns came from Laos rather than Sawankhalok). It is particularly "heavily-potted". The wide groove to the body is in fact a spiral flowing down from the shoulder to the base. On opposing sides of the shoulder are two small...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1323306 (stock #M0951)
Brian Page Antiques
£320.00
Rare Thai 14th - 15th Century Underglazed Stoneware Bottle

This rare and attractive stoneware bottle was made during the 14th - 15th centuries at one of the Sawankhalok kilns. It has a pear-shaped body and a pronounced flared cup-shaped upper neck. The body is coated in a white slip and is decorated in underglaze iron with a fine scrolling floral pattern within bands of varying width. The glaze is finely-crackled, transparent and of a delicate greenish-blue colour. The base remains unglazed ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1323305 (stock #M0973)
Brian Page Antiques
£120.00
Thai 14th - 15th Century Celadon Glazed Stoneware Jarlet

This small and heavily-potted stoneware jar was made during the 14th - 15th centuries at one of the Sawankhalok kilns. Both upper and lower parts of the body have particularly pronounced carved decoration. It is coated in a finely-crackled pale blueish-green glaze that has worn through at the mouth edge and highlights of the carved pattern. The flat base remains unglazed and shows faint cord marks.

Height 8 cm (3 inches). No repair...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1323304 (stock #M0972)
Brian Page Antiques
£75.00
Thai 14th - 15th Century Celadon Glazed Stoneware Jarlet

This small and heavily-potted stoneware jar was made during the 14th - 15th centuries at one of the Sawankhalok kilns. Both upper and lower parts of the body have carved decoration and there are two loop handles on opposing sides of the shoulder. It is coated in a thick and finely-crackled pale green glaze. The flat base remains unglazed. To the lower body in places are pieces of kiln grit embedded within the glaze.

Height 8 cm (3 ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1323303 (stock #M0974)
Brian Page Antiques
£120.00
Thai 14th - 15th Century Sukhothai Underglazed Jar

This wide-bodied and heavily-potted stoneware jar was made during the 14th - 15th centuries at one of the Sukhothai kilns. The body is coated in a white slip. The shoulder is decorated with a scrolling pattern enclosed between parallel bands in underglaze iron-brown. There is a small flat spot to the side.

This is quite a large example of its type: diameter 13 cm (5 inches), height 12 cm (4.75 inches). Perhaps not the most attractive exa...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1323302 (stock #M9618)
Brian Page Antiques
£110.00
Rare Thai 14th - 15th Century Sukhothai Underglazed Jar

This wide-bodied stoneware jar was made during the 14th - 15th centuries at one of the Sukhothai kilns. The body is coated in a white slip. The shoulder is decorated with a scrolling pattern enclosed between parallel bands in underglaze iron-brown. The transparent glaze in finely-crackled and has a pale green tint.

Height 9.5 cm (3.75 inches). The glaze has flaked a little from the edge of the rim, otherwise this jar is in fine cond...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1323300 (stock #M0965)
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Vietnamese 14th Century Underglazed Dish

This heavily-potted dish was made during the 14th century. It has a shallow fluted inner wall and has been simply decorated in underglaze blue with a loosely-drawn floral pattern within two circular bands. It is coated in a glaze that has run in places on the underside and stops short of the base that remains unglazed, revealing the pale body. Within the glaze on the upper surface are five spur marks.

Height 14 cm (5.5 inches). Some wear and loss ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1323299 (stock #M0514)
Brian Page Antiques
£150.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Swatow Porcelain Covered Jar

This covered jar was made during the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. It has an underglaze blue decoration of floral patterns. The thick crackled glaze covers both inner and outer surfaces of the jar and the outer surface of the cover. The inside of the cover and the base of the jar remain unglazed. To the lower part of the jar the thick glaze has "crawled" in places and there is also kiln grit embedded within the g...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1323298 (stock #M0917)
Brian Page Antiques
£250.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Swatow Porcelain Bowl - Heron & Ducks

This "Swatow" (or "Zhangzhou") blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the mid to late 16th century c.1550-1570. The central design is of a heron standing amongst aquatic plants; around the inner rim is a scrolling blue band. Surrounding the outer wall are ducks in a pond with various aquatic plants. The bowl is coated in a thick crackled glaze that in places has "crawled", revealing the white slip below the gl...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1323297 (stock #M0916)
Brian Page Antiques
£320.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Swatow Porcelain Bowl - Heron & Ducks

This "Swatow" (or "Zhangzhou") blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the mid to late 16th century c.1550-1570. The central design is of a heron standing amongst aquatic plants; around the inner rim is a scrolling blue band. Surrounding the outer wall are ducks in a pond with various aquatic plants. The bowl is coated in a thick and finely-crackled glaze. Parts of the foot remain unglazed and have fired to a r...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1323295 (stock #M9997)
Brian Page Antiques
£220.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Swatow Porcelain Bowl - Fo Dog

This blue & white "Swatow" (or "Zhangzhou") porcelain bowl was made around the time of the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. The underglaze blue decoration is restricted to inner surface and features, as it centre, a Dog of Fo. Although bowls of this general size with this pattern are fairly well-known, it is rare for such an example to also have a decorative band around the inner rim, in this case a key fret...