Some weeks ago we had sold a quite similar, much smaller dish ( Stock # 621 ) with a similar shape and with a very similar decoration. Well potted dish with incised decoration and glazed with a nice, glossy, pale, creamy blue Qingbai glaze. The base of the dish full covered with glaze like we do know this from Ding ware dishes. The rim of the dish unglazed. Southern Song Dynasty ( 1127 - 1279 ). Diameter : 14,6 cm. H : 3,3 cm. Condition : Perfect ( The "chip" to the unglazed rim, whi ...click for details
Finely enamelled to the exterior with fibrant famille rose enamels with medallions with birds, sitting on flowering twigs. Nineteenth century.
Diameter : 21,8 H : 11,5 cm.
Condition : Here and there some marginal wear to the enamels, the copper bodies of the jardinieres in perfect condition.
A very decorative Han Dynasty gilt bronze mat weight with 3 mythical animals ( chimera ). H : 5,6 cm. Diameter : 6,9 cm. Provenance : From an old, east German collection. Concerning the authenticity of this bronze : During the time of the Chinese Han Dynasty, here in Austria lived the Celts - an Iron Age ethnic group. Especially here around the city of Hallein, where our Gallery is located, a lot of Celtic bronze artefacts continuously are excavated, and therfore here in Hallein we do have the w ...click for details
The mayority of Longquan Guan type dishes do have the common Longquan paste, which we do know from the ordinary Longquan Celadon pieces.
This Guan type dish is so rare, because it has an dark grey body which has turned reddish-brown where exposed in the firing. The shape of body of the dish is perfectly potted, and covered with a greenish grey glaze. Guan type Longquan ware, Song Dynasty.
Diameter : 12,6 cm. Condition : The glaze slightly degraded, and to the inside of the dish there is a cir ...click for details
A small, lovely, thinly potted porcelain dish with moulded decoration of 2 fishes swimming in an Lotus pond. Outstanding good and intensive blue-green color of the Qingbai glaze !
Yuan Dynasty ( 1279 - 1368 ) Qingbai ware.
Diameter : 10,4 cm. Condition : Perfect with an nice "ping"-tone when tapped.
A quite large, thinly potted porcelain bowl. The decoration of a Daragon and a Phoenix brilliantly enameled in famille rose, iron red and gold. The execution of the decoration is done in an nearly imperial quality. Guangxu period with a six character iron red Qianlong Mark to the base. Diameter : 21 cm. H : 9,5 cm. Condition : Perfect with a very nice "ping" tone when tapped. The bowl shows an old paper label with an inventory Number.
A small, well potted porcelain dish with incised decoration and glazed with a nice, glossy, pale, creamy blue Qingbai glaze. The base of the dish full covered with glaze like we do know this from Ding ware dishes. The rim of the dish unglazed. Southern Song Dynasty ( 1127 - 1279 ). Diameter : 10,3 cm.
Condition : Perfect, with a very nice glaze and a pale "ping" tone when tapped.
A nice, quite large porcelain covered box with floral decoration in underglaze cobalt blue.
Ming Dynasty, Wanli period ( 1573 - 1620 ).
Very nice glossy glaze.
Diameter : 9,7 cm. H : 7,4 cm.
Condition : Perfect original condition.