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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339949 (stock #MA261)
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Fine & Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Tripod - Qijia Culture

This rare pottery tripod was made some 4,000 years ago. Although similar vessels were made by various Chinese Neolithic cultures, we believe this particular example to have been made by potters of the Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC). The form is of a cooking vessel and the three wide udder-shaped legs allow it to be stood in a fire with as much heat as possible being transmitted to the contents inside the vessel. It is made from ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339948 (stock #MA260)
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£250.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Pottery Tripod - Qijia Culture

This rare pottery tripod was made some 4,000 years ago. Although similar vessels were made by various Chinese Neolithic cultures, we believe this particular example to have been made by potters of the Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC). The form is of a cooking vessel and the three wide udder-shaped legs allow it to be stood in a fire with as much heat as possible being transmitted to the contents inside the vessel. Such tripods are made f...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1339822 (stock #MA246)
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Fine Chinese Yuan Dynasty Jun Bowl (with purple splash)

This exceptional stoneware Junyao bowl was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). Both inner and outer surfaces are coated in a thick Jun glaze that falls short of the "heavily-potted" foot with slightly splayed-out sides, revealing the pale creamy-brown body. The glaze is finely crackled with its colour varying depending on the thickness of the glaze, from a very attractive pale blue where the glaze it at its thickest to a pale...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339816 (stock #MA249)
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£895.00
Chinese Tang Dynasty White Pottery Saddled Horse with Oxford TL Test (AD 618 - 906)

This pottery model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is relatively highly-fired and made from a creamy-white pottery, as opposed to the more "common" red pottery. The horse stands with its mouth open and head turned to its left. Note also the detail of the saddle and blanket on its back. It has been "cold painted" in black and white pigments, traces of which can still be seen. It ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339815 (stock #M7424)
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£750.00
Rare Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse & Rider

This very rare and unusual pottery model of a horse & rider was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The body of the horse, complete with the rider, has been made in a two-piece mould. the join running along the horse's neck and back and the sides of the rider. Note the detail of the rider, his clothing and his hands. Note also the sturdy legs of the horse and the way the tail joins the cut-out base to give extra strength to the...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339814 (stock #M7425)
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£950.00
Rare Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse & Rider with Oxford TL Test

This very rare and unusual pottery model of a horse & rider was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The body of the horse, complete with the rider, has been made in a two-piece mould. the join running along the horse's neck and back and the sides of the rider. Note the detail of the rider, his clothing and his hands. Note also the sturdy legs of the horse and the way the tail joins the cut-out base to give e...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1339813 (stock #MA192)
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Japanese Enamelled Blue & White Arita Porcelain Dish - Edo Period

This porcelain dish is quite "heavily-potted" and was made during the early 19th century. The decoration comprises underglaze blue as well as green and red enamels.

Diameter 18.25 cm (7 inches). This dish has a good ring when tapped. There is a very small filled chip to the underside of the rim edge, otherwise good condition.

For information: we sold this over 30 years ago to a private collector and valued friend who ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339811 (stock #MA167)
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Large Chinese Neolithic Siwa Culture Pottery Jar with Oxford TL Test (c. 1350 BC)

This large and attractively-shaped pottery jar dates to the Siwa culture (c. 1350 BC). From its flat base, the body spreads out to an unusually wide waist and then tapers in a little before spreading out again to form the wide saddle-shaped mouth. There are two loop handles that join the shoulder to the rim. Much of the surface has been fired to a very attractive orange-red with variations in colour in places, ev...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1339089 (stock #MA224)
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£650.00
Rare Chinese Han Dynasty Bronze Chariot Bell

This rare and interesting bronze bell was made during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220). It would have originally been fitted to a horse-drawn chariot, ringing constantly as the chariot went along. It still has its bronze ball inside the bell section so shaking it will make the same sound that was heard some 2,000 years ago ! The surface has corroded due to long burial and there are extensive malachite deposits.

Height 13 cm (5 inches). Condit...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1339088 (stock #MA223)
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£650.00
Rare Chinese Han Dynasty Bronze Chariot Bell

This rare and interesting bronze bell was made during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220). It would have originally been fitted to a horse-drawn chariot, ringing constantly as the chariot went along. It still has its bronze ball inside the bell section so shaking it will make the same sound that was heard some 2,000 years ago ! The surface has corroded due to long burial and there are extensive malachite deposits.

Height 13 cm (5 inches). Condit...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339087 (stock #MA234)
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Tall Chinese Neolithic Xiajiadian Culture Li Tripod with Oxford TL Test

This superb and rare tall pottery vessel was made some 4,000 years ago by people of the Xiajiadian culture (c. 2300 - 1600 BC) from Inner Mongolia. This vessel is particularly characteristic of this Neolithic culture with its wide rim, partly hollow udder-shaped legs and carefully constructed body. In places on the finely burnished surface are chalky calcium-like deposits, a result of its long burial.

This is a large e...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339085 (stock #M7707)
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£1,200.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Red Pottery Bowl - Banpo with Oxford TL Test (c. 4800 - 4300 BC)

This very rare pottery bowl was made around 6,500 years ago during the Banpo phase (c. 4800 - 4300 BC) of the Yangshao culture. It is fairly highly-fired, having a slight ring when tapped and the surface has been fired to an attractive orange colour. The inner surface is quite smooth whereas the outer surface shows many marks from its manufacture, especially around the rim.

This is an exceptionally lar...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339084 (stock #MA238)
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£320.00
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. The outer surface and inner mouth have been decorated with quite unusual geometric patterns in black and purple fired-on mineral-based pigments. There are some "pock marks" to the surface, most likely caused due to...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339083 (stock #MA243)
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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 example is "finer" than many other known similar examples, being more thinly potted and with a smooth burnished surface. The outer surface and inner mouth have been finely decorated with various geometric patt...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339082 (stock #MA235)
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Rare Chinese Neolithic Machang Pottery Jar with drilled holes

This very rare and unusual 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 relatively highly-fired with the colour of the pottery varying in places due to uneven conditions in the Neolithic kiln. It is of an unusual form, very rarely seen among Machang pottery, with its wide body...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339081 (stock #MA236)
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£250.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Machang Pottery Jar - Liuwan Type

This rare 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 of a particularly unusual form, presumably a pouring vessel, with its one loop handle at the shoulder and the protruding lug lower down on the opposite side. It is quite "heavily-potted" and relatively highly-fired. The potter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339080 (stock #MA237)
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£220.00
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. The outer surface and inner mouth have been decorated with geometric patterns in black and purple fired-on mineral-based pigments. 

This is a fairly large example of its type with a diameter of 14.75 cm (5.75 ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1338939 (stock #MA245)
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£950.00
Very Rare Chinese Warring States Pottery Horse with Oxford TL Test

This very rare and unusual pottery horse was made during the Warring States period (475 - 221 BC). It is "heavily-potted" and fairly coarsely-made, with clear marks of the original shaping tool on its surface. It is unusually highly-fired, having an almost "metallic" ring when tapped. The horse stands alert on its rather thin legs, with mouth open and ears pricked up. There is pigment on the surface, but this is minimal, bein...