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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1436935 (stock #MB043)
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£450.00
Fine & Rare Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Kraak Porcelain Dish

This very rare and unusual fine quality moulded "kraak" porcelain dish was made toward the end of the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty at the famous Jingdezhen kilns. It has a scalloped cavetto and the underglaze pattern is a deep blue. The central design features a butterfly and a grasshopper on a rock within an attractive landscape. The pattern surrounding the cavetto is most unusual and dishes with such a bord...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1431758 (stock #MA910)
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£350.00
Fine & Rare Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Swatow Porcelain Bowl

This very attractive blue & white bowl was made during the Wanli Reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. This type of "Swatow" (also known as "Zhangzhou") ware is typically fairly "heavily-potted". It is coated in a thick glaze that is finely-crackled. The underglaze blue is of good colour and the design particularly elaborate. The centre roundel contains highly decorated gourds and tassels. Surrounding this on the in...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1436971 (stock #MB261)
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£320.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Crackle-Glazed Porcelain Bowl

This "Swatow" (or "Zhangzhou") blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the mid to late 16th century. It is attractively decorated in underglaze blue, the pattern featuring different floral designs and flower sprays within separated panels. The bowl is coated in a thick glossy glaze that is heavily-crackled, the "crackle" in places penetrating the body, as is most noticeable in image 8. In places, particularly to the l...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1437090 (stock #MT63)
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£295.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl with Ming Mark

This blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the 16th century. Both the inner and outer surfaces are extensively decorated with a variety of floral patterns, including lotus, a symbol of purity and perfection, and pine, a symbol of strength and longevity. To the base is a four-character Ming Dynasty mark.

It is larger than the majority of Ming blue & white bowls with a diameter of 18 cm (7 inches). It is in fine ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1431766 (stock #M0743)
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£250.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Porcelain Dish - Deer Pattern - Wanli Shipwreck

This porcelain dish, was made at the Jingdezhen kilns, Jiangxi province in the north-east of China during the last years of the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) or possibly the Taichang reign (1620) or the Tianqi reign (1621 - 1627); it was recovered from the "Wanli shipwreck" that has been dated to c. 1625. The underglaze blue pattern features two deer standing in a landscape, one with head raised, the other with head lowered but...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1436882 (stock #M0922)
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£250.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - 16th C. Bird

This unusual blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the mid to late 16th century c.1560-1580. The outer surface remains undecorated whereas the inner surface is particularly elaborately decorated. In the centre is a standing bird, presumably a heron, together with various plants and blossoms. The surrounding wall is decorated with a pattern featuring lotus leaf panels and tassels.

Diameter 18 cm (7 inches). There ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1436894 (stock #MA287)
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£250.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - 16th Century

This unusual blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the mid to late 16th century c.1560-1580. The outer surface is minimally decorated with just a geometric band around the foot wall whereas the inner surface is particularly elaborately decorated. In the centre is a standing bird, presumably a heron, together with various plants and blossoms. The surrounding wall is decorated with a pattern featuring lotus leaf panel...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1436914 (stock #MA795)
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£250.00
Fine Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

This fine blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the late 15th - early 16th century. Surrounding the outer wall is an elaborate floral scroll and a similar design to the inside centre. It is coated in a thick finely-crackled glaze.

Diameter 15 cm (6 inches). This bowl is in fine condition and has no restoration or repair.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1436915 (stock #MA861)
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£250.00
Large & Rare Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Enamelled Porcelain Bowl - Buddhist

This large blue & white "Swatow" (or "Zhangzhou") porcelain bowl was made during the Wanli Reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty.

Swatow, or Zhangzhou, ceramics were often exported to the South East Asian market; this particular example was excavated in present-day Cambodia. A common feature of such ware is the sand / kiln grit that adheres to the glaze on the underside as they were placed on sand in th...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1436920 (stock #MA943)
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£250.00
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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1436923 (stock #MA954)
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£250.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - Jiajing

This blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the latter part of the Jiajing reign (1522 - 1566) of the Ming Dynasty. It is coated in quite a thick finely-crackled glaze. The outer surface is simply decorated with just two underglaze blue lines surrounding the rim and foot. The inner surface is decorated with a floral pattern in its centre and a trellis border around the rim.

Diameter 18.5 cm (7.25 inches). It is in good...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1436932 (stock #MB030)
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£250.00
Fine Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Kraak Porcelain Dish - Duck

This porcelain dish was made during the latter part of the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620). The underglaze blue features a web-footed bird or duck in a landscape in the centre panel, surrounded by alternating precious objects and peach sprays. The underside is more simply decorated with dots separated into six panels. The rim is slightly flared and the rim edge is foliated. As is common with kraak porcelain, there is minor "frittin...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1436933 (stock #MB033)
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£250.00
Fine Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Kraak Porcelain Dish - Bird

This porcelain dish was made during the latter part of the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620). The underglaze blue features a bird in a landscape in the centre panel, surrounded by alternating precious objects and peach sprays. The underside is more simply decorated with dots separated into eight panels. The rim is slightly flared and the rim edge is foliated. As is common with kraak porcelain, there is minor "fritting" of the glaze a...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1436848 (stock #M9997)
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£220.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Swatow Porcelain Bowl - Fo Dog

This blue & white "Swatow" (or "Zhangzhou") porcelain bowl was made around the time of the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. The underglaze blue decoration is restricted to inner surface and features, as it centre, a Dog of Fo. Although bowls of this general size with this pattern are fairly well-known, it is rare for such an example to also have a decorative band around the inner rim, in this case a key fre...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1436921 (stock #MA944)
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£220.00
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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1436880 (stock #M0916)
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£195.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Swatow Porcelain Bowl - Heron & Ducks

This "Swatow" (or "Zhangzhou") blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the mid to late 16th century c.1550-1570. The central design is of a heron standing amongst aquatic plants; around the inner rim is a scrolling blue band. Surrounding the outer wall are ducks in a pond with various aquatic plants. The bowl is coated in a thick and finely-crackled glaze. Parts of the foot remain unglazed and have fired to a r...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1436881 (stock #M0917)
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£185.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Swatow Porcelain Bowl - Heron & Ducks

This "Swatow" (or "Zhangzhou") blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the mid to late 16th century c.1550-1570. The central design is of a heron standing amongst aquatic plants; around the inner rim is a scrolling blue band. Surrounding the outer wall are ducks in a pond with various aquatic plants. The bowl is coated in a thick crackled glaze that in places has "crawled", revealing the white slip below the gl...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1436916 (stock #MA871)
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£185.00
Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Longquan Celadon Bowl

This bowl was made during the 13th - 14th century, most likely at one of the Longquan kilns in Zhejiang province. It has a flared rim and lightly-incised decorative lines surrounding the inner surface below the rim and to the centre. It is coated in a slightly blueish celadon glaze of good colour, although quite a lot of the surface has taken on a yellowish-brown colour due to long burial in what was, presumably, an iron-rich soil. The glaze...