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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1409061 (stock #MB191)
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£500.00
Korean Koryo Dynasty Celadon Glazed Stoneware Bottle

This stoneware bottle dates to the Koryo Dynasty (AD 918 - 1392). It is quite "heavily-potted" and has a flat shoulder with a cup-shaped mouth. It is coated in a transparent and finely-crackled olive-green glaze that has pooled a little in places around the shoulder. In places the crackle of the glaze has some dark spots/stains and there are minor kiln scars (grit in glaze) to a small part of the lower body. The neck is not entirely straig...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1131261 (stock #M9055)
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£495.00
Chinese Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Figure (206 BC - AD 220)

This rare pottery figure was made during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220). It is made from a grey pottery that has been "cold painted" in a base coat of white pigment on top of which have been painted pink, red and black pigments with a good deal of the original pigment still remaining. The holes in his sleeves are where originally would have been placed articulated wooden hands, now long since rotted away and lost. There is damage ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #1349656 (stock #MA394)
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£495.00
Large Chinese Qing Dynasty Martaban Dragon Jar

This large and impressive stoneware jar dates to the latter part of the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1912). This type of large ovoid-shaped storage jar is often referred to as a Martaban (or Martavan) jar, and was used for the transportation of trade goods around south-east Asia. This jar is very nicely decorated with two dragons and is coated in an attractive yellow-green glaze, the colour of which varies in places. The glaze stops short of the flat ba...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1360058 (stock #M0086)
Brian Page Antiques
£495.00
Large & Rare Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - Wanli Shipwreck

This large porcelain bowl with a straight mouth rim 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 outer wall is attractively decorated with various floral patterns with a scro...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1384735 (stock #M0087)
Brian Page Antiques
£495.00
Large & Rare Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - Wanli Shipwreck

This large porcelain bowl with a straight mouth rim 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 outer wall is attractively decorated with various floral patterns with a scro...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1081093 (stock #M8291)
Brian Page Antiques
£450.00
Fine Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Pottery Buddhist Lotus Jar 

This fine pottery jar was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279), or possibly the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368) and has been been excavated from a Buddhist site in Yunnan province.

The wide body of the jar has been elaborately decorated with two bands of applied lotus leaves. The dome-shaped cover has been similarly decorated. The whole of the inner surface of the jar is covered in a network of ancient root/plant growths f...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1255234 (stock #M0364)
Brian Page Antiques
£450.00
Chinese Tang Dynasty "Fat Man" Figure (AD 618 - 906)

This interesting and elegant looking pottery figure was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is the male equivalent of the well-known "fat lady" (female courtier) figures. It is quite "heavily-potted" and made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been "cold panted" in a base coat of white on top of which have been applied black, pink and pale yellow pigments, traces of which still remain. Note the detail of the clothing, facial...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259997 (stock #M9825)
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£450.00
Chinese Western Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Ding (206 BC - AD 8)

This pottery tripod (ding) complete with its original cover was made during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). It is made from a pale buff-coloured pottery that has been cold painted in a base coat of black pigment with swirling patterns on top in white pigment. The body stands on three legs, the tops of which have a thumb-sized indentation. On opposing sides of the body are two quite large square-cut handles. On many pla...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1328512 (stock #MA012)
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£450.00
Pair of Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Tiles - Birds & Flower Blossoms

This very attractive pair of pottery tiles was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). They are made from a dense, quiet highly-fired grey pottery and feature leaves, birds and flower blossoms in high relief. The blossoms are presumably lotus blossoms although could possibly be chrysanthemums. The tile on the left also has one flower still in bud. Note the bird in the right tile holding something in its beak, al...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1328762 (stock #M0707)
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£450.00
Pair Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Tiles - Horses

This fine pair of pottery tiles was made during the Ming Dynasty (AD 1368 - 1644). They are made of a dense grey pottery and have been painted in black pigment. Each tile features, in high relief and in great detail, a flying horse surrounded by clouds. Mounted and lit well, these tiles make superb decorative items. 

The total length when both tiles are placed together is 51.5 cm (20.25 inches), height 25.5 cm 10 inches). Conditio...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1328763 (stock #M0708)
Brian Page Antiques
£450.00
Pair Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Tile - Ox / Moon

This fine pair of pottery tiles was made during the Ming Dynasty (AD 1368 - 1644). They are made of a dense grey pottery and have been painted in black pigment. Each tile features, in high relief and in good detail, a recumbent long-horned ox, or cow, looking up at the moon. Mounted and lit well, these tiles make superb decorative items. 

The total length when both tiles are placed together is 52.5 cm (20.5 inches), height 25.5 ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1328764 (stock #M0709)
Brian Page Antiques
£450.00
Pair Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Tiles - Ox / Moon

This fine pair of pottery tiles was made during the Ming Dynasty (AD 1368 - 1644). They are made of a dense grey pottery and have been painted in black pigment. Each tile features, in high relief and in good detail, a long-horned ox, or cow, looking up at the moon, albeit in rather a strange pose, standing with its neck down but head turned upwards toward the sky. Mounted and lit well, these tiles make superb decorative items. 

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1328765 (stock #M0710)
Brian Page Antiques
£450.00
Pair Chinese Ming Dynasty Phoenix Tiles

This fine pair of pottery tiles was made during the Ming Dynasty (AD 1368 - 1644). They are made of a dense grey pottery and have been painted in black pigment. Each tile features, in high relief and in great detail, a phoenix with its wings outstretched and head looking upwards. Mounted and lit well, these tiles make superb decorative items. 

The total length when both tiles are placed together is 53 cm (21 inches), height 26.5 cm (10.5 inches). ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1328767 (stock #MA018)
Brian Page Antiques
£450.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Mandarin Tile

This pottery tile depicting a mandarin (Chinese official) was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). It is made from a dense, quite highly-fired grey pottery. The mandarin wears a flowing robe, belted across his waist, with his badge of rank in the centre of his chest. In his left hand is what appears to be a hu (audience tablet). Note also the mandarin's hat and long beard & moustache. This tile has been "cold painted" in black and whi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1328768 (stock #MA017)
Brian Page Antiques
£450.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Mandarin Tile

This pottery tile depicting a mandarin (Chinese official) was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). It is made from a dense, quite highly-fired grey pottery. The mandarin wears a flowing robe, belted across his waist, with his badge of rank in the centre of his chest. In his right hand is what appears to be a hu (audience tablet). On top of the object held in his left hand sits a rabbit (or hare). Note also the mandarin's hat and long ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339952 (stock #MA267)
Brian Page Antiques
£450.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Caiyuan Culture (c. 2600 - 2200 BC)

This rare and attractively-shaped wide pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago by peoples of the Caiyuan Culture (c. 2600 - 2200 BC) and has been excavated from the Ningxia Autonomous Region in the north of China. It has a flat base, a wide body and an unusually wide flared mouth. The finely-burnished surface has fired to various attractive shades of orange-brown and is very smooth to the touch. Around the shoulder is ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1349655 (stock #MA393)
Brian Page Antiques
£450.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Henan Glazed Stoneware Jar

This large stoneware jar was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), possibly earlier, most likely from one of the kilns in Henan province. It is of an unusual yet very pleasing form and particularly "heavily-potted". It is coated in a thick dark-brown to black glaze, the colour of which varies depending on its thickness. The glaze stops just short of the flat base that remains unglazed. 

Height 33 cm (13 inches), diameter 28 cm ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1353771 (stock #MA500)
Brian Page Antiques
£450.00
Rare Chinese Han Dynasty Bronze Chariot Bell

This rare and interesting bronze bell was made during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220). It would have originally been fitted to a horse-drawn chariot, ringing constantly as the chariot went along. It still has its bronze ball inside the bell section so shaking it will make the same sound that was heard some 2,000 years ago ! The surface has corroded due to long burial and there are extensive malachite deposits.

Height 15 cm (6 inches). Condit...