Petrie-Rogers Gallery - Japanese Woodblock Prints
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1236020
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Chinese Qing dynasty Qianlong period round form deep plate decorated in underglaze blue on a celadon-white porcelain ground with two deer standing in a rocky landscape under a pine tree with a bat flying at the upper left. Bats and deer shown together symbolize blessings and wishes for high rank and official salary. The pine is a symbol of longevity. Four bamboo leaf sprays are at the outer rim. The foot rim and base are unglazed. 18th century. 11” diameter x 2 3/8” high...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1230986
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Chinese late Qing dynasty monochrome gong-shaped scholar’s brush washer (“tangle xi”) with compressed body covered on the exterior in an oxblood (sang de boeuf) type crackled glaze executed in a guan style. The interior is covered in a pale gray glaze with finer crackles. The base is glazed pale gray while the foot rim is unglazed. Late 19th century. Measures about 5 ¼” diameter by 2 1/8” high. The mouth opening is about 3 ¼” diameter. Very good overall condition...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1837 VR item #1228505
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Chinese Qing dynasty (early 19th century) deep dish decorated in underglaze blue on a white porcelain ground with a stylized chrysanthemum and conch shell motif often referred to as the starburst pattern. Four small sprays of greenery are on the exterior wall. The base and foot rim are unglazed. A faint rectangular red seal is visible on the base. 9 3/4” diameter by 2” high...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1226267
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Massive Chinese late Qing dynasty Guangxu period baluster form porcelain vase decorated in underglaze blue on a creamy white geyao style crackled ground with figures in a traditional landscape scene standing on the shore and riding in boats on a lake. The neck is decorated with temples on craggy mountains under a blue moon. Two applied brown lion mask handles are on the sides of the neck. The wide mouth is cupped and the rim is painted with a brown wash...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1226225
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Straits Chinese silver hallmarked adjustable mesh belt with a three-part buckle decorated in low relief with a fish among flowers. The back of the buckle contains two hallmarks with Chinese characters (see enlargement 4). 19th century. High grade silver weighing about 8 oz. Measures 34" long from end to end. The three-part buckle is about 4 3/4" x 1 3/4." Very good overall condition with minor wear and a few tiny snags at the edge of the mesh...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1225978
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Chinese late Qing dynasty Guangxu period famille rose porcelain bowl, covered on the exterior in a dense mille fleurs pattern set against a gold background. The base holds an apocryphal six-character iron red “Great Qing Qianlong Year Made” mark. Late 19th century. 4 7/8” diameter x 2 1/4” high. Very good overall condition with no chips or cracks. There is some wear to the overglaze gilt background. This bowl is from a Tucson, Arizona collection.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1224696
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Chinese early Republic period porcelain bowl decorated in famille rose enamels against a turquoise ground with a magpie bird perched on a limb surrounded by wisteria, peony flowers, and scrolling vines. To the left of the bird is a red “Dayazhai” (Abode of Great Refinement) hallmark. To the left of this mark is a small red oval panel holding two dragons and the script “Tian di yi jia chun” (“Heaven and earth are united as one family in spring”)...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1216944
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Chinese Qing dynasty Guangxu period cylindrical form rouleau vase with a narrow columnar neck and cupped rim, decorated overall in gilt with cranes flying among stylized lucky clouds set against a powder blue ground. A band of lappets extends around the circumference of the base. The angled shoulder is encircled by a band of bats and scrolling foliage. Two underglaze blue concentric circles are on the white porcelain base. The vase stands 14 1/4” high and dates from the late 19th century...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1211048
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Chinese Qing dynasty Yongzheng to Qianlong period round form deep plate decorated in underglaze blue on a white porcelain ground with a central panel of lotus flowers and leaves surrounded by a band of peonies and scrolling foliage extending around the well. A similar band decorates the exterior. The base and foot rim are unglazed...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1205789
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Large Chinese Ming dynasty style creamy white slip glazed Cizhou-type stoneware pillow moulded in the form of a small boy crouching on unglazed knees and elbows with head upright, arms folded, and feet slightly raised. Chocolate brown slip glazed accents highlight his collar, tufts of hair, wrist band, and facial features. There is a small vent hole in his backside. Guangxu period (circa 1900). 15” long x 9 1/2” high x 6” wide. Very good overall condition. Old browned crazing is evident an...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1200581
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Massive Chinese late Qing dynasty porcelain lidded baluster form jar, or "general's helmet jar" (jiang jun guan), decorated around the circumference in underglaze blue on a white ground with opposing four-clawed striding scaly dragons. Their heads meet as they chase a single flaming pearl among clouds and flames. A stylized wave motif extends around the slightly spreading base. Four animal mask handles are applied around the shoulder of the jar under the short cylindrical neck. The helmet for...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1200147
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Chinese embroidered silk skirt in two parts, each composed of a central panel and pleated sides. One panel features a front facing five-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl above waves, stylized mountains and diagonal bands of upright water (li shui). A phoenix bird surrounded by bats flying above similar foaming waves is on the second panel. The skirt is densely embroidered in gold couched thread with polychrome silk thread highlights set against a brilliant blue background. The individual...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1197706
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Large Chinese Qing dynasty blue and white porcelain deep dish decorated at the center with a four-clawed dragon among clouds chasing a flaming pearl. The clouds and the long scaled body of the dragon continue “over the wall” to the reverse. According to Wang Qingzheng in “A Dictionary of Chinese Ceramics,” this style of decoration where the design begins in the interior and wraps over the rim to continue on the exterior (or vice versa) emerged in the Ming dynasty and flourished in the ...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1197144
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Chinese late Qing dynasty red silk temple hanging or altar frontispiece densely embroidered in metallic-couched and polychrome silk threads with the “Three Star Gods” and other symbols of good fortune, longevity, and happiness. A horizontal panel across the top is embroidered in gold with four padded characters. Reading from right to left, these read “fu (happiness), lu (wealth), shou (longevity), and xi (blessings).” Each character corresponds with one of the figures below. Fuxing,...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1189060
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11 3/4" high late Meiji period (19th century) Japanese silver wire cloisonne bottle form vase with flaring mouth superbly decorated around the circumference at the base of the neck with a ferocious flaming three-clawed dragon with gaping mouth set against a red background. Flowering plants and a single butterfly decorate the bulbous bottom. Copper rims are at the mouth and base. The traditional blue counter-enamel is in the interior. Excellent overall condition with no dents, losses, chips, or ...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1179880
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Chinese Qing dynasty Qianlong period meiping form Zhangzhou white ware porcelain vase decorated around the bulbous shoulder with the eight treasures (ba bao) moulded in relief against a finely crackled cream colored ground. The squat lower portion flares at the base. A wide unglazed flat “bi” form foot encircles a small slightly recessed glazed central disk. The glaze extends slightly down from the neck into the unglazed interior. 9 5/8” high. 18th century. Very good overall conditio...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1174464
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Chinese heavily potted late Qing dynasty Shiwan (Shekwan) earthenware globular form bud vase with small cylindrical mouth covered overall with a thick, Song dynasty style Jun-type glaze that stops well above the concave base. Circa late 19th to early 20th century. 4 ½” high x 4 ½” diameter. Very good overall condition. There is a light scratch or production flaw in the body at the base (see enlargements 4 and 8). Examples of this type of glaze and ware can be found in the online colle...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1171574
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Large Chinese late Qing dynasty Guangxu period geyao type lidded ginger jar covered overall with a crackle glaze on a white ground with a gray tint. The interior and base are glazed and the glaze extends part way up the inner side of the low flat unglazed foot rim. The foot rim has kiln grit adhering. 9 1/4” high x about 8” diameter. Circa 1900. Very good overall condition. Fine quality invisible restorations were made to two tiny areas of enamel loss on the lid. This vase is from the...