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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1370293 (stock #MA134)
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£165.00
Vietnamese 15th Century Blue & White Double-Gourd Jar

This attractively-shaped small double-gourd jar was made during the 15th century. It is coated in a finely-crackled glaze and elaborately decorated in underglaze blue, the pattern featuring scrolling floral and lotus leaf patterns. Height 7.25 cm. It is in very good condition with no repair or restoration and just minor “nibbling” to the edge of the vulnerable mouth.

Items such as this were, and still are, much revered amongst de...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1389905 (stock #MA865)
Brian Page Antiques
£165.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl with Mark

This attractive porcelain bowl was made during the late 15th - 16th century. The underglaze blue decoration features a peony scroll, the peony representing wealth, love, affection and beauty. Around the mouth is a geometric trellis pattern. To the base is a four-character mark that we have not translated. It is just a touch out of shape, this sometimes being the nature of individual hand-made bowls. The glaze is finely-crackled and t...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1398116 (stock #MB037)
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£165.00
Thai 14th - 15th Century Incised Sawankhalok Celadon Bowl

This heavily-potted stoneware bowl was made at the Sawankhalok kilns during the 14th - 15th Century. It is a little misshapen. It is coated in a bluish-green glaze that is finely-crackled. To the inner surface, under the glaze, are lightly incised bands of decoration. On the outer wall the glaze stops short of the foot where the unglazed body has fired to a reddish-brown. In the centre of the recessed base can be seen the mark form t...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1398117 (stock #MB038)
Brian Page Antiques
£165.00
Thai 14th - 15th Century Incised Sawankhalok Celadon Bowl

This heavily-potted stoneware bowl was made at the Sawankhalok kilns during the 14th - 15th Century. It is attractively-shaped with a flared rim and is coated in a bluish-green glaze that is finely-crackled. To the inner surface, under the glaze, are lightly incised bands of decoration whereas the outer wall is more deeply carved with repeated vertical grooves. Interestingly, this bowl was excavated in Cambodia.

Diameter 13.5 cm...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1399531 (stock #MB075)
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£165.00
Fine Chinese Song Dynasty Glazed Stoneware Jar

This round jar was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279). The dark brown / black glaze coats the outer wall and just inside the mouth. In places to the unglazed base and around the foot are "calcified" burial deposits.

Diameter 11 cm, height 8 cm. This jar is in fine condition with no restoration or repair.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1399648 (stock #MB116)
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£165.00
Korean Choson 15th/16th Century Punchong Slip-Inlaid Bowl (repaired)

This stoneware bowl was made during the 15th – 16th Century (Choson / Joseon Dynasty); it is quite a deep bowl and has a flared rim The inner surface is decorated with parallel lines inlaid with white slip. It is coated in a finely-crackled greyish-green glaze, the colour varying slightly in places according to its thickness. There are cracks to the wall that have been stabilised, also a small chip to the rim edge that h...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1191727 (stock #M9612)
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£150.00
Chinese Neolithic Twin-Handled Pottery Jar - Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC)

This fine pottery jar was made around 4,000 years ago by peoples of the Neolithic Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC), from what is now eastern Gansu province, China. They produced a variety of pottery vessels including cord-impressed pottery of many shapes and sizes as well as finely-burnished jars such as this, with one, two or three handles. It is relatively highly-fired, having a distinct ring to it when tapped....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1329770 (stock #M0256)
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£150.00
Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Siwa Culture (c. 1350 BC)

This attractively-shaped pottery jar dates to the Siwa culture (c. 1350 BC), one of the later Chinese Neolithic cultures overlapping the Bronze Age. It has been fired to an attractive orange-red and has a burnished surface making it smooth to the touch and a pleasure to handle. It has a wide body with a relatively small flat base. There are two loop handles joining the shoulder to the mouth which is of the form sometimes referred to a "...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330238 (stock #MA041)
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£150.00
Chinese Neolithic Qijia Culture Twin-Handled Cord-Impressed Jar

This jar was made some 4,000 years ago by peoples of the Neolithic Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC), from what is now eastern Gansu province. They produced a variety of pottery vessels including cord-impressed pottery of many shapes and sizes. This particular example is made from a coarse gritty clay and has a wide flaring mouth. Two small wide handles join the shoulder and the mouth. The main surface of the body is decorated wit...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330239 (stock #MA042)
Brian Page Antiques
£150.00
Chinese Neolithic Qijia Culture Cord-Impressed Pottery Jar

This jar was made some 4,000 years ago by peoples of the Neolithic Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC), from what is now eastern Gansu province. They produced a variety of pottery vessels including cord-impressed pottery of many shapes and sizes. This particular example is made from a coarse gritty clay and has a wide flaring mouth. There is a ridge around the shoulder below which the main surface of the body is decorated with cord impre...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1345865 (stock #MA378)
Brian Page Antiques
£150.00
Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC)

This attractively-shaped wide-bodied pottery jar was made around 4,000 years ago by peoples of the Neolithic Qijia Culture (c. 2050 - 1700 BC), from what is now eastern Gansu province, China. They produced a variety of pottery vessels including cord-impressed pottery of many shapes and sizes as well as higher-fired jars such as this. This jar is quite heavily-potted. The lower body has been decorated with lightly incised verti...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1353539 (stock #M9308)
Brian Page Antiques
£150.00
Rare Chinese Western Han Dynasty Iron Chisel / Axe Head (206 BC - AD 8)

This iron axe head or chisel dates to the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). Surviving iron objects of this age are very rare. This example does of course have rust and corrosion, and a small chip to the edge of the open end. It is free from restoration or repair. Length 15.5 cm (6 inches). * Please note that this object has not been treated in any way and is unstable as the corrosion process continues. *

For refe...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1353540 (stock #M9309)
Brian Page Antiques
£150.00
Rare Chinese Western Han Dynasty Iron Chisel / Axe Head (206 BC - AD 8)

This iron axe head or chisel dates to the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). Surviving iron objects of this age are very rare. This example does of course have rust and corrosion, there is a small part missing at the open end together with some cracks, but it is free from restoration or repair. Length 15.5 cm (6 inches). * Please note that this object has not been treated in any way and is unstable as the corrosion pr...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1354858 (stock #MA132)
Brian Page Antiques
£150.00
Fine Vietnamese 15th Century Blue & White Jar & Cover

This attractively-shaped small covered jar was made during the 15th century. It is "heavily-potted" and decorated in underglaze blue, the pattern featuring scrolling floral and lotus leaf patterns. Sitting upon the unglazed mouth opening is its small cover. Although the cover is certainly of the same antiquity as the jar, the colour of its glaze does vary very slightly from that of the jar so we cannot be certain it is the original cover fo...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1367007 (stock #MA705)
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£150.00
Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Glazed Stoneware Jar

This stoneware storage jar was made during the 12th – 14th century, most likely at the Quanzhou kilns in Fujian province where many wares were made for export around south-east Asia. The upper outside body and inner mouth are coated in a yellowish-brown glaze, the thickness of which varies in places. There are four loop handles around the shoulder.

Height 19 cm (7.5 inches). The glaze has degraded and has flaked a little from the surface...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1370291 (stock #MA780)
Brian Page Antiques
£150.00
Fine Vietnamese 15th Century Blue & White Jar

This blue & white jar was made during the 15th century. It is attractively-shaped with an underglaze blue pattern of good colour featuring scrolling floral and lotus leaf patterns. The flat base remains unglazed (and has the remains of an old collection label).

Diameter 8 cm. A very nice example of its type in fine condition with no restoration or repair.

Items such as this were, and still are, much revered amongst devotees of the tea c...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1378069 (stock #MB6602)
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£150.00
A Japanese Bizen-yaki Stoneware Vase. Late Edo Period

This attractive Bizen vase based on a bamboo design is of an ideal size for use in the Cha no Yu tea ceremony. The potter's impressed seal is unidentified. It dates from the Late Edo Period in the first half of the 19th. century.

Ht.5 1/4 ins. (13.4 cm). It is in fine condition and is free from damage and repairs. *** TO ORDER THIS ITEM PLEASE EMAIL US QUOTING OUR STOCK NUMBER (see above) - WE SHALL THEN EMAIL YOU BACK WITH POSTAGE...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1384590 (stock #M0916)
Brian Page Antiques
£150.00
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...