A lovely Ming Dynasty, Chenghua Period ( 1465 - 1487 ) Wine Cup. Decorated in underglaze Cobalt blue with a for Chenghua typical water-plant decoration. ( Lotus ) The exterior decoration is done in an very attractive abstract style. The interior with an Chinese Character. Jingdezhen ware. Diameter : 6,9 cm. H : 4,5 cm. Condition : Perfect.
A late Ming porcelain bowl with overglaze enameled decoration with a Lion to the center and Phoenix. Sixteenth century. Diameter : 10,8 cm. H : 4,4 cm.
Condition : Perfect. ( Some cracks resp. crackle in the glaze, but not in the body, the bowl has a nice and clear "ping" tone when tapped.
An exceptionally nice piece. High quality carving of tiger and dragon. The highly polished stone of white tone with some russet inclusions. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (1736 - 1795).
6,3 x 4,2 cm.
Condition : Perfect
Provenance : Old German collection.
Well potted lobed form. The cobalt blue and the representation of the decoration of a Crane is extraordinary nice. Hongzhi - Zhengde Period, Jingdezhen ware. ( A crane decoration was common during the late Ming Periods, but a crane decoration on an middle Ming dish is rare ) Diameter : 20,4 cm. Condition : Perfect. Very nice glaze. On the back of the rim 2 small areas with slight glaze frittings ( the front side absolutely perfect, no crack or chip.)
Finely moulded and carved white glazed porcelain bottle, dcorated with sheep. Signed : Wang Bingrong, Jingdezhen Kilns, c. 1820 - 1860. H : 7, 7 cm. Porcelain stopper. Condition : Perfect. Pronenance : Old German family estate.
The rare shape of this bowl is so to say a forerunner of a shape which was common during the Yuan Dynasty. In his book "Chinese blue and white Porcelain" Duncan Macintosh calls the shape of such a bowl: a "bowl in traditional "shufu" shape."( page 18 ).
White stoneware body, glazed with an pale ivory white, fine crackled glaze.
The unglazed foot with an old owners-mark ( which was common during the Song Dynasty ).
Song - Yuan Dynasty ( 12th to 13th centuries ) Di ...click for details
An large, thinly and excellently potted porcelain bowl, decorated with landscape with trees, fishermen, a farmer with water buffalo and much more. The cobal blue and glaze is excellent like all the other details on this very beautiful bowl.
The base with a four character Kangxi Mark, but the bowl is from the Qianlong period ( eighteenth century ).
Diameter : 20,3 cm. H : 8,7 cm.
Condition : Excellent.
The deep "U"-shaped body painted to the exterior with plump feathery tailed godfish swimming amongst wafes in sgraffiato technique.
Underglaze blue Qianlong Mark, Republican Period. Imperial Quality.
Diameter : 8,1 cm. H : 7,4 cm.
Condition : One cup in perfect condition. The other cup with one extremely fine hairline crack to the rim which is not visible with the naked eye.
An extremely thinly potted, moulded porcelain dish, decorated in an most beautiful underglaze Cobalt blue. Very nice glossy glaze.
Kangxi period ( 1662 - 1722 )
Diameter : 27,9 cm.
Condition : Some minute glaze fritting to the rim and one long, secured crack to the bottom - area of the dish.