This is a Qing dynasty copper coin which reads as Guangxu Zhong Bao on the face. On the reverse, it reads as represent ten, which means, represent ten cash coin. The coin is generally in fair condition as shown in the photographs. The diameter of the Gunagxu Zhong Bao is 3.2cm.
This is a Qing dynasty copper coin which read as Tongzhi (1862 - 1874) Zhong Bao and the reverse which read represent ten, which means ten cash coin. The diameter of the Tongzhi Zhong Bao is 3.3cm and it is in good condition.
This is a Ming dynasty ten cash copper coin or tong bao dated to the Tiangqi period (1621 - 1627). The face of the coin read as Tianqi Tong Bao. The reverse has a ten on top of the centre square and a dot below the centre square. The diameter of the coin is 4.7cm. The coin is in very good ondition
This is rare bean shaped black glazed cizhou pillow from the Song - Jin Dynasty. It is rare because only a handful of black glazed cizhou pillow are known to be in existence. The outline on the pillow shows clearly how the pillow is being constructed. The bean shaped pillow has a flat base rising straight up to another layer of uneven flatten top piece. Behind the back of the pillow, there is a small hold to let the hot air out during the firing of the pillow. ...click for details
This is a large green glazed Ming dynasty funerary figure modelled as a palaquin bearer or attendant. It stand on a step and waisted hexagonal plinth with six feet. The right hand and left hand of the palaquin bearer or attendant is seem to be holding onto a pole towards his chest with the long sleeve covering the arm, exposing only the hand. The slash at the waist is unglazed, exposing a slightly redish clay.
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This is a large green glazed Ming dynasty funerary figure modelled as a palaquin bearer or attendant. It stand on a step and waisted hexagonal plinth with six feet. The right hand of the palaquin bearer or attendant is resting on his chest with the long sleeve covering the arm, exposing only the hand. The other arm is within the long sleeve. The slash at the waist is unglazed, exposing a slightly redish clay.
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Another niece piece of Ming dynasty funerary sancai glazed foreign groom and horse. The groom is foreign looking with a white slash on the waist and downward. The cap looks like from the western part of the county, probably from the one of the tribes. The groom wears a brown coloured clothe with a long sleevless outer coat in green with white collar and button. The horse is cream white in colour with green glazed harness and green saddle cloth on the horse back. The saddle is glazed in brown co ...click for details
A nice piece of Ming dynasty funerary sancai glazed groom and horse. The horse is in light brown glazed while the groom wears a black cap, with a moustache and wearing a light green overcoat with white collar. The horse has a green glazed harness,tussles and saddle cloth. The saddle is brown in colour.
This is a Ming dynasty funerary sancai glazed horse.
There are no repair, restoration or chip. As a funerary horse object, a certain degree of abrasion, wear, soil calcificatio and degradation can be expected.The decolouralisation, abrasion, degradation and calcification can be seen in the photographs. ...click for details
This is a medium size Han dynasty green and amber glazed vase. It is pretty rare to a vase with dual colour glazed. The vase has a flatten base, without footrim, then everted uowards to a bulb shaped body and then towards a short neck and everted mouth rim. The base of the vase showed that it is produced from red pottery earth.