Nineteenth century, Yongzheng Mark. Excellent potted body, pale Celadon glaze with a brilliantly enamelled, superb executed Famille Rose decoration.( Please regard the enlargements )
H : 24,2 cm. Condition : Excellent. Provenance : Old south German collection.
The underglaze cobalt blue, rare Phoenix decoration of this quite small porcelain bowl is executed in an nearly Imperial Quality. The cobalt blue is excellent. Ming Dynasty, Jiajing Period ( 1522 - 1566 ) Jingdezhen ware.
Diameter : 10,3 cm. Condition : One chip to the inside of the unglazed footring. Further in an very nice condition. Very nice glaze, no crack with a nice " Ping " tone when tapped.
This Jian ware Temmoku ( teabowl ) is extraordinary small and absolutely lovely. Dark brown stoneware, the thick combined black brown glaze in heavy drops come to an end at the base of the bowl. Song ( 12th - 13th centuries ) Fujian ( Jianyao ) Diameter : 9,3 cm. H : 5,4 cm. Condition : Perfect
A thinly, very well potted porcelain body with a high quality underglaze blue decoration. The cobalt blue excellent. This marked Ming Minyao ( peoplesware ) bowl shows a nearly imperial quality. Jiajing period ( 1522 - 1566 ) Jingdezhen ware. Diameter : 12,1 cm. H : 6,4 cm. Condition : One glaze chip to the rim and one chip to the unglazed foorting. Very nice tone when tapped.
Ming Dynasty birdīs cups from the Jiajing resp. Wanli period are quite common but birdīs cups from the Chenghua period like this cup are a real rarity.
Ming Dynasty Chenghua period ( 1465 - 1487 ) Jingdezhen ware. Diameter : 5,7 cm. H : 4,4 cm. Condition : Perfect
A very nice and rare Ming Dynasty Yongle period ( 1403 - 1425 ) underglaze decorated bowl. Jingdezhen ware.
Diameter : 9,9 cm. H : 5,4 cm.
Condition : Perfect. The distinctive appearing crack visible on the second last image of the inside of the bowl is not to see on the opposite ( out)side which confirms that also this crack is nothing more than a glaze crack and not a body crack.