Sold Only as a Pair: Monumental Chinese Decorative Blue and White Ceramic Foo Dogs, China, ca. 1940. Very heavy in weight for outdoor or indoor use. Male holds brocade ball under foot while Female has foot on Cub. Some repair to tailcondition. 31" high x 12" wide x 16" long. Ex: Angela Lamm collection, New York.
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Phoenix
This blue & white "Swatow" (or "Zhangzhou") porcelain dish was made during the Wanli Reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. It is coated in a thick, finely-crackled glaze and decorated in underglaze blue. The pattern features a standing phoenix surrounded by foliage and blossoms which include the peony and bamboo, the phoenix symbolising peace and prosperity, the peony riches, love, affection and beauty and the bamboo longevi...
Large Chinese Yuan Dynasty Blue & White Jar with Oxford TL Test
Rarely offered for sale, this large early "blue & white" jar was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). It has a wide body as well as a wide mouth. Around the shoulder, painted in underglaze cobalt blue, are three stylised Dogs of Fo and beribboned spiralling objects. Below this the body is decorated with scrolling floral and leaf patterns with a band of large lotus leaves toward the base. The colour of the underglaze bl...
A Chinese blue and white incense burner, bombe shaped and decorated with a vibrant underglaze blue and a continuous scene of three figures in a mountainous background , buildings and trees. Buddhist precious Objects decorate a band under the rim and the censer stands on three feet. It is a highly desirable item and a fine example of Kangxi blue and white porcelain. Age: 1662-1722. size 24.8 cm . in diameter. condition: the body is free from damage and restoration, there are glaze losses and a co...
Large Chinese Ming / Transitional Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - Shou
This sizeable blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the mid to late 17th century, at the end of the Ming Dynasty or the beginning of the Qing Dynasty. Around the outer wall are four stylised "Shou" characters (meaning longevity) between floral patterns. The inner surface is simply decorated with a small floral pattern in the centre surrounded by two blue rings. To the base is an artemesia leaf mark, one of the "eight ...
A pair small Chinese porcelain jars with lids, each decorated with two foo dogs among peony flowers and scrolls in the "wucai" palette with underglaze blue. Bases without glaze. Rare to find a pair with matching lids and with so fresh colors. Including two later reticulated wooden stands. Dimension with lid: 14.3 cm high, on stand: 17.3 cm high. Condition: one cover with glued area and rim chips. One jarlet with minor kiln dust and the other jar with negligible rim fritting. The wood stands with...
A small antique blue and white porcelain Chinese tea pot dating to the middle of the 19th Century. The design on the pot is of blue vines and peony flowers. The pot measures about 5 1/2" tall x 3 1/4" in Diameter and has a matching lid. The pot is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or repairs. The asking price includes shipping within the USA.
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Deer Pattern - Wanli
This porcelain dish was made during the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. The underglaze blue pattern features two deer standing in a landscape, one with head raised, the other with head lowered and looking back at the other deer. The border pattern comprises various floral and insect designs, and there is a minimalist pattern to the underside. As is often seen with such ware of this period, there are piece...
Two matching Japanese chargers, done with the Imari pallet, and dating to the mid 19th Century. Decorations include a foo dog, dragons, and cranes among flowers and scrolls. Each dish measures about 12" in diameter and 1 3/4" high and is marked on the back. The condition is excellent/perfect with minor wear. The asking price includes shipping within the USA.
A wonderful pair of Chinese export porcelain dogs with a rich turquoise glaze. In excellent condition, they measure 6.5 inches high. Dates early 20th century.
Large Chinese Republic period Canton enamel on copper fluted charger raised on three shaped bronze alloy feet finely painted in the interior well with three elegant beauties and a child in a garden setting. The interior cavetto is decorated with leafy flowering scrolling vines and lotus flowers on a cobalt blue ground. The exterior edge is similarly decorated and set against a white ground. A four-character blue Qianlong mark on the white enamel base is set between blue confronting cloud-form...
Chinese Qing dynasty Qianlong period thinly potted deep charger decorated with floral groupings in alternating deep blue and "dan miao qing hua" (fine pale blue pigments) set against a white porcelain ground. A narrow geometric and floral band extends around the interior rim. A few sparse leafy twigs decorate the exterior. There are chatter marks to the unmarked base. An old owner's tag on the base incorrectly states the age as 19th century, however, the piece dates circa 1750. 13 7/8” di...
Pair of antique Japanese Satsuma vases, in cobalt blue with 4 hand painted panels each. Each has 2 painted panels with people and the other 2 with roosters and birds. This vases are circa 1780. They were made by the artist as a pair.
Artist marks are on the front panels on the hanging paintings.they have the marks of SUIGETSU who lived and worked in the late 18th century.
The vases are heavy and solid.
The Measurement are 9&1/2 inches,23 centimeters -TALL.
Each panel is 4 inches,10 centim...
PAIR OF MINIATURE 3&1/2 INCHES, 9 CENTIMETERS- TALL. COBALT BLUE JAPANESE SATSUMA VASES, CIRCA 1900 IN GOOD CONDITION ,NO REPAIRS.
EACH VASE HAS 4 PANELS, 2 PANELS PAINTED WITH OUTDOORS ACTIVITY OF GROUPS OF PEOPLE AND 2 PANELS COBALT BLUE WITH GOLD DECORATIONS.
THIS MINIATURE PAIR OF SATSUMA VASES HAVE BEEN MADE
AS A PAIR BY THE JAPANESE FAMOUS ARTIST MEIGYOKUZAN.
SIGNED ON EACH BASE "DAI NIPPON MEIGYOKUZAN".
ON SOME PANELS ARE MISSING GOLD DECORATION DUE TO AGE.
A Fine Chinese Carved Blue Overlay Glass Snuff Bottle, 1800~1850. The bottle of opaque white glass with snow-like inclusions, cased in blue glass. The blue glass is carved away to leave the Eight Horses of Mu Wang in a continuous landscape. The carving is very fine indeed. The stopper is hardstone with an ivory collar and spoon.
A bottle of the same design from perhaps the same workshop was sold at Christie’s “The Art of China: Online Winter Sale” Dec. 2017. Lot 36. The colour comb...
A remarkable blue and white jar decorated with two dragons. The jar dates from the Korean Joseon period (Richo, in Japanese; 1392-1897), probably 18th century.
The jar shows traces of old repairs made during the Japanese Edo period (1615-1868). They were made by literally stapling the broken or cracked pieces together.
In spite of these regrettable yet captivating flaws, the jar has kept its vibrant and noble aura.
Kindly inquire if you have some questions.
A very rare 17th century model of an actor, 14" in height. Over a blue underglaze, it is enameled in black, iron-red, green and blue, the red and white robe nicely decorated in a pattern of thistles
Provenance: Christie's Lot 341, March 1987
Condition: Minor wear and a few rough spots. Detailed photographs will be provided upon request to one seriously interested in the piece. detailed photograph will be A slight rough spot
Height: 43 cm (17 in)
Width: 19 cm (7.7 in)
Fine quality large Chinese porcelain baluster vase; underglaze blue cloud effect with Ruyi borders at the rim and standing lappets above the base; gilded iron-red Foo Dogs surround the piece; some wear to the iron-red decoration; Guangxu Period mark; old Christies’ label; very good condition; email for more pictures