A very decorative, well potted porcelain vessel ( censer ), covered with different, very nice Guan glazes ( Guanyao ). 2 Lion mask handles, covered with a brown slip. Incised brown ground Chenghua Mark to the base of the vessel.
Guangxu period, late 19th century.
Diameter : 13,5 cm. H : 8,4 cm.
Condition : Only one small filled glaze splintering to the outside of the rim ( which is to see on the last enlargement ) further in perfect condition.
An porcelanous stoneware dish with an well balanced shape. The very nice incised "Lotus decoration" covered with a nice Celadon glaze. Five Dynasties, Yue ware, Yue Yao. Diameter : 14,1 cm. Condition : Perfect. Nice glaze and a very nice, high "ping" tone when tapped. ( This what at one of the images looks like a chip seems to be covered by the original glaze )
Excellently and thinly potted porcelain dish, decorated with a Peony blossom as the central motif. Extraordinary nice and deep Cobalt blue. Excellent and glossy glaze.
Ming Dynasty, Jiajing period ( 1522 - 1566 ).
Kiln Mark to the base. Diameter : 14,6 cm. Condition : Perfect.
One of the best covered boxes ever on offer at Trocadero. A Song Dynasty covered box of superlatives : Shugary white porcelain paste, most beautiful and never before seen floral decoration, covered with a pale blue Qingbai glaze. Southern Song Dynasty ( 1127 - 1279 ).
Diameter : 8,6 cm. Condition : Perfect. An absolute highlight for any Song Dynasty collection.
A rare, small and lovely, Qingbai glazed covered porcelain box in the shape of a Chrysanthemum.
Southern Song Dynasty ( 1127 - 1279 ).
Diameter: 5,6 cm.
Condition : Perfect ( the glaze of this excavated piece slightly degraded due to aggressive soil )
Never seen a better piece of this kind. Late Tang period Xicun ribbed neck bottle. Chaozhou kilns. Excellently potted porcellanous body, covered with a grayish yellowish, nerly tansparent Celadon glaze. The body with an incised decoration, the mouthrim decorated with 3 iron brown spots / splashes.
H : 5,4 cm. Diameter : 5 cm.
Condition : Absolutely excellent with a very nice glaze.
A large and impressive Qingbai glazed "Crysanthemum" box and cover. Northern Song Dynasty.
Diameter : 11,8 cm. H : 8 cm.
Condition : The lower part of the box in perfect condition. The cover with an old, very professionally done restauration which is invisible to the naked eye ( even this cover still with a nice "ping" tone when tapped ).
A definitely extremely rare Yuan Dynasty ( 1279 - 1368 ) covered porcelain box with underglaze Cobalt blue floral decoration. The cover decorated with a human figure sitting in a landscape on a rock.
Diameter : 5,5 cm.
Condition : One small filled chip to the cover ( which is to see on the last enlargement ) further in perfect condition, no re-paint.