A very rare scroll weight resp. paper weight made from glass and painted with a very pleasing romantic landscape . This painting is done in a typical Qianlong manner on a opaque white glaze and is covered with a thick layer of transparent glaze. Qianlong Period ( 1736 - 1795 ) On the back side of the piece is something like a very small signature which can be seen on the last enlargement. L : 17,5 cm. B : 3,3 cm. H : 1,2 cm. Condition : Perfect.
The body of the bowl is covered with a thick greenish-creamy-grey glaze whose surface appears like old polished marble. The crackles in the glaze are very attractive. Most probably Ming Dynasty, sixteenth century or earlier.
Diameter : 14,6 cm. H : 7,2 cm. Condition : Perfect.
This marked, rare fish decorated bowl is the second bowl of 2 bowls which do come from an old German colletion. The condition of the glaze of the bowl is so perfect and glossy that it simply is impossible that this bowl an excavated piece. The glaze of this bowl is so much better than the glaze of excavated pieces so that this bowl must be an rare unearthed piece which already in very early times - maybe hundreds of years ago - came to Europe.
Ming Dynasty, Jiajing - Wanli period ( 1522 - 1620 ...click for details
This marked bowl is one of 2 bowls which do come from an old German colletion. The condition of the glaze of the bowl is so perfect and glossy that it simply is impossible that this bowl an excavated piece. The glaze of this bowl is so much better than the glaze of excavated pieces so that this bowl must be an rare unearthed piece which already in very early times - maybe hundreds of years ago - came to Europe.
Ming Dynasty, Jiajing - Wanli period ( 1522 - 1620 ) . Excellent thinly potted porc ...click for details
A very nice Graviata ground ( incised )Famille Rose enameled porcelain bowl. Qianlong mark ( 1735 - 1796 ) and of the period. Diameter : 18,8 cm. H. 8,4 cm. Condition : Perfect ( no crack, no chip with a nice sound when tapped )
There are traces of an very attractive formerly gilt decoration and connoisseurs will agree that exactly this is it which makes this bowl ( Temmoku ) to an great rarity. Even in Museum collections there are almost no references for such pieces.
Southern Song blackware ( 1200 - 1279 )
Diameter : 11,3 cm. H :6,1 cm.
Condition : The bowl itself and the glaze in absolute perfect condition. The gold of the gilt decoration is lost but the gold-background has remined completely so that the full dec ...click for details
A perfectly potted, powder blue glazed dish with a gilt decoration of a dragon. Qianlong underglaze blue Seal Mark and of the period ( 1736 - 1795 ). Diameter : 15,3 cm. Condition : Some wear to the gilt decoration, otherwise in perfect condition.
A very fine, perfectly potted winecup with the decoration of Deers in Famille Rose enamels. Underglaze blue six character Yongzheng Mark.
Yongzheng period or later ( but the cup is definitely not a modern reproduction )
Provenance : Old German family collection.
Diameter : 9,8 cm. H : 4,7 cm.
Condition : Perfect.
The Famille Rose decoration on this large tray is absolutely breathtaking. Please regard the enlargements to recognize the superb quality of this most impressing piece which almost reaches the quality of the best examples of the Yongzheng period. Daoguang period ( 1821 - 1850 ) Diameter maximal : 37,4 cm. Condition : Very nice condition, partially there is an old minute fritting to the rim.
The dishes are small, absolutely lovely and quite unique with their simple decoration of a flying crane and the other dish with a butterfly decoration. This pair of dishes fascinates by its simplicity. Ming Dynasty, Wanli period ( 1573 - 1620 ) Porcelain dishes with a Cobalt blue decoration, most probably Jingdezhen ware. Diameter : 8,7 cm. Condition : Perfect with a nice glaze and a nice "ping-tone" when tapped. No cracks, no chips - this what looks like small rim chips is covered wit ...click for details