A very rare Korean Celadon glazed bowl/washer of octagonal shape with inlaid decoration. Korean Koryo ( or Korai or Goryeo ) period ( 918 - 1392 )
Diameter : 12,3 cm.
Condition : There is one short hairline ( please see the last enlargement )
A very attractive and rare Korean Choson Dynasty ( Joeson ) underglaze blue and white decorated vase. Eighteenth or nineteenth century.
H : 21,6 cm.
Condition : There is an old professionally done restauration to the neck of the vase ( that might be visible on the last enlargement )
A Shiwan ware vase of club form with a most beautiful glaze and with an old wooden stand.
Guandong ( south China ) Shiwan ware. Qianlong period or earlier.
An object from the scholarīs table.
H : without stand : 21,2 cm, with stand : 23,1 cm.
Condition : Perfect
An excellent Imperial blue and white decorated dish. Superbly thinly potted, the cobalt blue and the glaze like all the details of the dish are excellent.
Imperial Kangxi mark ( 1662 - 1722 ) and of the period. Old paper sticker, probably an old inventory number of an old German collection.
Diameter : 22cm.
Condition : Mint
An impressive quite large censer with elephant - head legs and handles and brightly enamelled with the Famille Rose colours.
Underglaze blue Qianlong mark but probably 19th century.
H : 35,7 cm.
Condition : The body + lid in perfect condition with no chips or cracks. Old retouched glaze losses at two small places.
The body potted in an extremely rare bee - hive form, the spout modelled as an abstract variation of a human face or mask or so.
Korean Choson period 19th. century.
Diameter : 8,2 cm. H : 7,4 cm.
Condition : Perfect. From an old German family collection.
Please compare the piece wit the water dropper offered at Christies New York ( 16. Sept. 2003 ) ( Please have a look at the last enlargement )
Very rare octagonal body decorated in underglaze blue and white with floral spray and Korean calligraphic characters.
Korean Choson ( Joeson ) period 19th. century.
Diameter : 4,8 cm. H : 2,4 cm.
Condition : Perfect.
From an old German family collection.
Please see an absolute identical vase in the Art Gallery NSW dated to the Song Dynasty ( 960 - 1279 ) : ( http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/work/EC73.1962/ ). A 13/14th century vase with a very interesting glaze. The glaze of this vase looks very similar to the glaze of a vase offered by a reputable Taiwanese gallery and described as " Guan ware, Southern Song Dynasty " ( please see the last enlargement )
H : 14,1 cm.
Please compare the glaze of the vase also with the glaze of the ...click for details