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
Jar of globular form with a short cylindrical lipped neck and two horizontal lugs on the shoulder. The body is divided into four panels by vertical lines of applied studs, alternate panels being decorated in underglaze cobalt - blue with a chrysanthemum spray. Porcelain body covered with a transparent glaze stopping short of the foot. Flat base unglazed. H : 7,8 cm. Jingdezhen or Fujian. Yuan Dynasty, fourteenth century. Condition : 1 very minute, unimportant chip resp. lost visible on the last ...click for details
A perfect condition Famille-Verte model of a Parrot on a Rockwork Base, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period ( 1662 - 1722 )
H : 22,5 cm.
Condition : Perfect.
Please note, that this piece is no 19th century piece. It is a rare Kangxi model of a Parrot.
A pair of something similar pieces in exactely the same size was sold at Sotheby´s London ( Sale:L04757, Lot 976, 11. Nov. 04 ) for GBP 10,800.- please have a look at the last image.
A very nice decorated Yongzheng dish decorated in brilliant famille rose enamels.
On the back undecorated.
Engraved on the back is a inventory number of the Dresden Collection of August II ( the Strong ) the elector of Saxony. Another nearly identical dish of this set is in the Zwinger Museum in Dresden, another in the Musee Guimet, another in the Victoria & Albert Museum and still another in the collection of a very famous dealer in USA.
Diameter : 22,5 cm.
Condition : 2 invisible very ...click for details
This superb quality piece was identified by Vienna´s auction house Dorotheum Chinese Art Expert Prof. Dr. Jorinde Ebert as an extremely rare upper part of an incense burner in the shape of the figure of a Bodhidarma, Southern Song to Yuan Dynasty, Longquan ware, thirteenth to fourteenth centuries.
The suggested period of manufacture is consistent with a TL – result of Oxford Authentication.
Provinience : This piece was for some generations a highlight of an old Vienna family collection, ...click for details
Since there still are no publications concerning this kind of ware, this extremely decorative and of course genuine Jar is difficult to date.
Most probably this Jar is from the Song Dynasty (Private kiln, Fujian / Guandong ) but it also could be that this Jar is later, from the 14th - 15th century .
Another possibility is, that this rare Jar belongs to Shiwan ware.
This Jar bears 3 impressed private Kiln Marks which you can see at the images.
Condition : Absolutely perfect condition and the ...click for details
Among Canton enamels a never seen quality like this.
The images do not show that, but the full beauty of the small ornaments on this very small tray ( 11 cm. X 12,5 cm. ) you only can regard with a magnifying glass.
But not just the execution of the ornaments is outstanding, please regard alone the face of this young woman in the center of the piece. By regarding this piece in nature it is to see, that the quality of this Canton piece is outstanding and at least as good as the best examples ...click for details