This finely carved figure,known universally as the Laughing Buddha,
Budai(meaning "cloth bag")is represented as a Buddhist monk,and is characteristically portrayed as bald,laughing and obese,is seen leaning on a large sack of treasure and holding a strand of beads or rosary in his right hand. Budai has a portly laughing face and pendulous ears;his
shoulders are bare and an open robe reveals his bare chest and large belly.Condition:Excellent,with minor age lines common to old soapston ...click for details
A very unusual sancai glazed pottery figure of a chicken in her nest with five baby chicks.The glaze quality is hard with a beautiful glossy finish to the colors.
Condition:Very good with a tiny chip under the nest not noticeable unless turned over.
Circa:Qing Dynasty,1736-1900.Size:4"H x 3"W.
This superb Sancai Glazed Chicken will be a rare and wonderful addition to your Chinese pottery collection.
Its unusual to find this type of quality in Chinese glazed pottery animals.The glaze is hard with a beautiful glossy finish not easily done in the green color.
Condition:Excellent.Circa:Qing Dynasty,1736-1900. Size:6"L x 3 1/2"W x 1 1/2"H.
This beautiful Chinese glazed dragon tortoise
will be a rare and wonderful addition to your
Its unusual to find this type of quality in Chinese glazed pottery animals.The green glaze is hard with a beautiful glossy finish not
easily done in the green color.
Condition:Excellent. Circa:Qing Dynasty,1736-1900. Size:4 1/2"L x 2"H. This beautiful Chinese pottery rabbit will be a rare and wonderful addition to your glazed pottery collection.
Its unusual to find this type of quality in Chinese glazed pottery animals.The glaze is hard with a beautiful glossy finish not easily done in the green color.Circa:Qing
Size:4 1/2"L x 2"H.This beautiful Chinese pottery cat will be a rare and wonderful addition to your glazed pottery collection.
Of ovid form&well hollowed showing a large carp(koi) and smaller fish painted around two thirds of the body in underglaze blue&iron-red,swimming among the blue waves,all on a white porcelain ground.Condition:Excellent.
Circa:Qing Dynasty,Jingde zhen,1830-1890.
Size:2 3/4"high.Painted in Chinese taste this
bottle should be a must for your collection.
An outstanding "garlic head"vase finely painted and potted in the fahua style with two pairs of dragons in relief, meandering in a dense frieze of slender stems&leaves in bright green underglaze tones,bearing full blooms of lotus flowers in vivid colors of white and cobalt blue,all between a stylized lappet
border of prunus flowers and clouds painted in colors of white&cobalt blue.The base is marked with the Qianlong seal guarded by two sinuous dragons. Condition: Excellent.
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The exterior decorated with finely painted white bamboo rising to the top of the brushpot on a beautiful and delicate lime green ground color.The interior and base are white,with an overglaze-blue four-character Daoguang mark written on the base.
Condition: Excellent. Circa:Qing Dynasty,Daoguang Period(1821-1850)Size:5"high x 3 3/8"Dia. A fine addition to your brushpot collection
in a very collectable and rare lime green color.
This elegant and attractive enamel over brass ginger jar is decorated around the entire jar with beautifully enameled flowerheads,including tjhe flat lid,on top of which sits a small Chinese bronze foo dog.
The base is marked,'China'indicating late 19thC to early 20thC. Condition:Excellent.(Please note additional photo-enlargements for details.) Circa:Qing Dynasty,1875-1920.
Size:6"highx6"Dia. at the widest point.The base diameter is 3 3/8". I am sure that you will find ...click for details
This beautiful,small Japanese enameled teapot is signed under the lid
Kutani Shoza(1816-1883),probably one of the best known 19thC Japanese potters.This wonderful teapot is enameled with two beautiful floral windows and one window showing a finely detailed riverscape.The handle was made of old rattan&bamboo and adds to the character of the pot.
Condition:Perfect. Circa:Early Meiji Period
(1868-1880).Size:4 3/4"high(including handle)
x4 3/4"(from end of spout to end of teapot)
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