Incised decoration, matt pale blue-greenish grey glaze over a porcelain body and base. Foot rim unglazed.
Longquan ware, Zhejiang.
Southern Song Dynasty thirteenth centry.
Diameter : 15,4
Condition : Perfect ( nice bell like ring tone when tapped )
A really nice Ming Chenghua period ( 1465 - 1487 ) Minyao ( peoplesware ) blue and white dish, decorated with 4 different kind of fishes among water plants at the outer side. The inner side decorated with a conch shell against a concentric wave pattern design, surrounded by a for Chenghua typical Lotus and other water plant decoration.
D : 12,9 cm.
Condition : On the inner side of the dish partly a slightly degraded glaze, and one old (easy to open) glue repair. No chip, no further crack.
A most decorative and rare Qingbai ( Yingqing ) glazed Jar with a very rich molded decoration and with his original lid.
Yuan Dynasty ( 1279 - 1368 )
Diameter : 7,3 cm. H : 7 cm. ( H. with lid : 8,2 cm.)
Condition : Broken at the unglazed base, further in perfect condition ( Lid also perfect )
A superb museum piece. Not only the shape of this piece is extremely rare. This piece belongs also to the few Song Dynasty Dehua ware pieces, the earliest kind of Dehua ware.
A very hard, high fired clay on this piece did allow a extremely thinly potting of the body.
H : 9 cm. Diameter of the body : 10,2 cm. ( From the elephant trunk to the end of the tail : 11,9 cm.
Condition : The center of the base was broken out and is refilled, further this piece is in an excellent condition.
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A nearly Imperial quality piece.
Ming Chengua period ( 1465 - 1487 ) decorated with " Ruyi " scroll.
Extremely well potted body, a wonderful very white silky glaze and exclusively painted in the for Chenghua tylical watery blue.
The rim covered with solid gold with a solid golden lid.
Diameter : 9 cm. H : 7,5 cm. without lid. ( With lid : 9,2 cm. )
Condition : All visible parts of the porcelain body are in a absolutely perfect condition.
This Ming Jiajing period ( 1522 - 1566 ) blue and white bowl shows a very decorative extraordinary flat shape and a extra nice continued design with Lion and Brocade Ball on the outside and Ribbon on the interior base.
This design were most common among pieces which were produced for the Portuguese market.
Diameter : 16,2 cm. H : 6,1
Condition : Chipped, broken and reglued - but although this piece were reglued there still is a ring like tone when tapped.
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Very decorative, large Ming mid 15th century blue and white bowl.
Diameter : 23,3 cm.
Condition : There is a professional, rather insignificant ( no lost ) and nearly invisible restoration done to the bowl.
Eighteenth century, most likely from the Yongzheng or Qianlong period.
Very well potted porcelain body of Meiping shape with a two coloured Teadust resp. Iron - rust glaze.
The darker part of the glaze shows the darkest kind of Teadust glaze.
The last image shows a selection of different Teadust resp. Iron-rust glazes from the famous Vermeer & Griggs Collection.
What this Meiping makes so rare and important is the fact, that on this piece two different colours of the Teadust colour-palet ...click for details
Jar of globular form with a short cylindrical lipped neck and two horizontal lugs on the shoulder. The body is divided into four panels by vertical lines of applied studs, alternate panels being decorated in underglaze cobalt - blue with a chrysanthemum spray. Porcelain body covered with a transparent glaze stopping short of the foot. Flat base unglazed. H : 7,8 cm. Jingdezhen or Fujian. Yuan Dynasty, fourteenth century. Condition : 1 very minute, unimportant chip resp. lost visible on the last ...click for details