A radiant casket made in the Koftgari technique, which is one of the most important types of South Asian metalware. Koftgari work features fine gold wire or gold leaf overlay hammered into patterns incised into the surface of an iron ground. The bottom decoration made in silver alloy foil, which unless cleaned has typically oxidised to black. Pakistan, Panjab, Sialkot or Gujrat, Kotli Loharan, ca. 1850 - 1870. Size : 16 x 11,7 cm. H : 6,8 cm. Condition : Perfect.
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A nice and very decorative ink and colour painting on paper. Mouned on silk as a hanging scroll. The painting is definitely a painting done by hand and not a print. The painting is signed and there are 2 seals on the painting which probably are the seals of the artist.
The scroll : 165 cm x 46 cm. The painting : 69 cm x 34,8 cm.
Condition : Perfect.
Provenance : Old South German collection.
A large Ming Dynasty porcelain dish decorated with floral scrolls in underglaze cobalt blue. Pieces of this kind were found at the LENA SHOAL JUNK. Such pieces are also to find in the Topkapi Museum and in some other excellent collections. Ming Dynasty, late 15th. to the early 16th. century.
Diameter : 32,2 cm. Condition : Perfect !
A genuine example of classic Ding ware ( Dingyao ) is rarely seen here at Trocadero.
The sketchy incised design of the " duck in a pond " challenges the imagination.
Song Dynasty. Provenance : Old German collection.
Diameter : 16,5 cm.
Condition : Perfect, still with the original rim band in copper.
Dark grey stoneware body covered with a very nice and glossy, fine Guan - crackled, quite uncommon brownish celadon glaze. Song – Yuan Dynasty ( thirteenth to fourteenth centuries ) Longquan ware, Zhejiang. Diameter : 6,4 cm. H : 6,7 cm. Condition : Perfect.
A perfectly and very thinly potted lobed porcelain dish. Brightly enamelled with a floral and fruit decoration with bats and shou characters. The outlines of the very decorative enamel decoration probably transfer printed.
Underglaze blue 6 character Qianlong Mark. Republican period. Diameter : 18,4 cm. Condition : Perfect.
A most beautiful, perfectly potted vase with a very high quality enamelled decoration with deers and cranes. Famille Rose. Underglaze blue Jiaqing mark ( 1796 - 1820 ) and most probably of the period. H : 16,3 cm. Condition : Perfect. Provenance : Old German family collection.
Han Dynasty, very nice shape and decorated in high relief with very funny represented animals like bear, phoenix or peacock, lion, dog...
H : 12,8 cm. Diameter : 15,8 cm.
Condition : In places some ( actually decorative ) glaze degradiations, the body in a perfect condition.
A pair of most beautiful, very high quality Celadon glazed vases with a moulded decoration. The blue-green color of the Celadon glaze on the vases represents the best of the best in Celadon colours.
Qing Dynasty, 19th. century or earlier. H : 24,4 cm. Condition : Perfect. Provenance : Old south German family collection.