A very well potted Ge ware ( Geyao ) 17teenth century dish.
Gray stoneware covered with a very nice yellowish crackled glaze.
The base of the dish covered with a brown slip.
Diameter : 13,8 cm.
Condition : there is a chip to the rim of the dish.
A superb museum piece. Not only the shape of this piece is extremely rare. This piece belongs also to the few Song Dynasty Dehua ware pieces, the earliest kind of Dehua ware.
A very hard, high fired clay on this piece did allow a extremely thinly potting of the body.
H : 9 cm. Diameter of the body : 10,2 cm. ( From the elephant trunk to the end of the tail : 11,9 cm.
Condition : The center of the base was broken out and is refilled, further this piece is in an excellent condition.
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A nearly Imperial quality piece.
Ming Chengua period ( 1465 - 1487 ) decorated with " Ruyi " scroll.
Extremely well potted body, a wonderful very white silky glaze and exclusively painted in the for Chenghua tylical watery blue.
The rim covered with solid gold with a solid golden lid.
Diameter : 9 cm. H : 7,5 cm. without lid. ( With lid : 9,2 cm. )
Condition : All visible parts of the porcelain body are in a absolutely perfect condition.
This Ming Jiajing period ( 1522 - 1566 ) blue and white bowl shows a very decorative extraordinary flat shape and a extra nice continued design with Lion and Brocade Ball on the outside and Ribbon on the interior base.
This design were most common among pieces which were produced for the Portuguese market.
Diameter : 16,2 cm. H : 6,1
Condition : Chipped, broken and reglued - but although this piece were reglued there still is a ring like tone when tapped.
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Very decorative, large Ming mid 15th century blue and white bowl.
Diameter : 23,3 cm.
Condition : There is a professional, rather insignificant ( no lost ) and nearly invisible restoration done to the bowl.
Extremely rare Linru Kiln tea bowl with an amazing Guan type crackled Celadon glaze. Northern Song Dynasty ( 960 - 1127 ).
D : 10,8 cm. H : 4,7 cm.
Condition: The golden repair you see on the images, further in excellent condition. ( The gold - tone which covers the repair is easy to remove without hurting the repair itself.)
A very rare well potted Celadon glazed Melon-shape Ewer.
Longquan ware, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th - early 13th century.
Diameter of the body : 10,3 cm.
( From spout to the end of the handle : 13,1 cm. )
H : 10,7 cm.
Condition : There is an insignificant and invisible professional repair to the handle and to the bottom of the piece.
This rare piece would be a absolute addition to any Longquan collection.
These late Qing Dynasty 19th century Swans on a landscape base are very large, at least life-largely if not larger.
H : 88cm. L : 64 cm. B : 36 cm.
Unforunately the images far cannot mediate how impressive and most decorative these pieces are.
A highlight for each collection and a marvelous enriching for each elevated interieur
Condition : Excellent.
Provenance : Old german family estate.
Eighteenth century, most likely from the Yongzheng or Qianlong period.
Very well potted porcelain body of Meiping shape with a two coloured Teadust resp. Iron - rust glaze.
The darker part of the glaze shows the darkest kind of Teadust glaze.
The last image shows a selection of different Teadust resp. Iron-rust glazes from the famous Vermeer & Griggs Collection.
What this Meiping makes so rare and important is the fact, that on this piece two different colours of the Teadust colour-palet ...click for details