Southern Song period ( 1127 - 1279 ) Zhejiang province.
Extremaly rare small cup with a superb quality opaque glaze. The exposed clay to the base turned reddish during the fiering prozess.
Unfortunately the enclosed images are not able to show how amazing this piece is.
Diameter : 4,6 cm. H : 2,7 cm.
Condition : Amazing glaze, no chip but there is a unbelievable slight short hairline which is only to see with a 10 X lens.
White glazed stoneware bowl with a nice molded floral decoration to the interior. Fifteenth century or earlier.
Diameter : 12,1 cm. H : 5,7 cm.
Condition : Slight glaze degradation but perfect with no chip or crack.
Ming Chenghua peiod ( 1465 - 1487 ) extremely nice decorated with three different kind of fish among water-plants.
Diameter : 9,6 cm. H : 5 cm.
Condition : broken and unprofessionally re-glued. This re- glue is easy to open again and this extremely nice and rare piece would it be worth to do a professional repair to it.
The model for this Chenghua period ( 1465 - 1487 ) Minyao ( peoplesware ) bowl was one of the most famous Chenghua Imperial " Palace Bowls ".
Please compare the design of the bowl with the Palace Bowl sold by Bonham´s which you see at the last image.
Diameter : 14,8 cm. H : 6,5.
Condition : Broken and restored.
Yaozhou ware, Norhern Song period ( 960 - 1127 ) or still earlier. A quite similar resp. related piece is to see on a reputable Chinese website.
H : 7,5 cm. Diameter max.: 6,8 cm.
Condition : There is a lost to the rim of the under part which is normally covered by the cover. If you look closer at the surface of this area you can see, that this lost must happened before the burning process. Since this lost is not a later damage but original from the kiln and since there is not the smallest ch ...click for details