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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1452032 (stock #MB618)
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£150.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Buddhist Porcelain Bowl (Wheels of Law)

This porcelain bowl was made during the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. It is of the type known as "Swatow" or "Zhangzhou" ware, made in Fujian province, often for export around South-east Asia. The underglaze blue decoration comprises semi-circles and the auspicious Buddhist Wheel of Law. It is coated in a thick crackled glaze, save for the foot that has fired to a pale pinkish brown. Diameter 14.5 cm ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1449145 (stock #MB580)
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£450.00
Fine Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Kraak Porcelain Dish - Wanli

This very attractive "Kraak" porcelain dish was made at the Jingdezhen kilns during the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. The pattern, in underglaze blue of good colour, features in its centre a tasselled double-gourd vase and an artemesia leaf (one of the "eight treasures"). Surrounding this are ten roundels containing peaches and flower blossoms. The underside is more simply decorated with basic floral patter...

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 #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 #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 #1436934 (stock #MB035)
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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 #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 #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 #1436925 (stock #MA957)
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£135.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl (16th Century)

This porcelain bowl was made during the 16th century. It is quite "heavily-potted" with the inner surface decorated in underglaze blue, the central pattern being a floral motif with a geometric trellis border around the inner rim. The outer wall remains undecorated. The glaze is thick and, not unusually, there are a few spots to the outer wall that the glaze has not covered.

Diameter 12.5 cm. This bowl is in fine condition....

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 #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 #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 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...

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 #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 1492 item #1436902 (stock #MA497)
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£2,200.00
Large Chinese Yuan / Early Ming Dynasty Blue & White Jar with Cover

Rarely offered for sale, this large early "blue & white" jar, complete with cover, was made during the latter part of the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368), or the early Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), at one of the kilns at Yuxi in Yunnan province. Around the shoulder, painted in underglaze cobalt blue, are three stylised Dogs of Fo and beribboned objects. The lower body is decorated with scrolling floral and leaf patterns with a b...

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 1492 item #1451805 (stock #MB609)
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Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl (15th Century)

This blue & white porcelain bowl with a heavily-crackled glaze was made during the 15th century, most likely during the Hongzhi reign (1488 – 1505). The floral pattern underglaze blue decoration is fairly basic, especially to the upper surface. The glaze is quite thick, especially toward the base that remains unglazed and has fired to a pale reddish-brown.

Diameter 15 cm (6 inches). There is a chip to the underside rim edg...