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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421877 (stock #MA623)
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£95.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl (Wanli)

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. It is coated in a thick crackled glaze, the underglaze blue decoration comprising various floral and geometric patterns. The sand/grit adhering around the unglazed foot is typical of this type of ware, the bowl having been stood on sand in the kiln during firing. Diameter 14.5 cm (5.5 inches). ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421889 (stock #M0924)
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£95.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - Buddhist / Pine

This blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the early to mid 1500's. The central pattern is the double-vajra (Buddhist sceptre). The outer wall is decorated with an unusual floral design, featuring the pine, representing strength, longevity and steadfast friendship. In places there is some kiln grit embedded within the glaze, also some staining to the inner surface caused either during firing, or as a result of long buri...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1365874 (stock #M0972)
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£85.00
Thai 14th - 15th Century Celadon Glazed Stoneware Jarlet

This small and heavily-potted stoneware jar was made during the 14th - 15th centuries at one of the Sawankhalok kilns. Both upper and lower parts of the body have carved decoration and there are two loop handles on opposing sides of the shoulder. It is coated in a thick and finely-crackled pale green glaze. The flat base remains unglazed. To the lower body in places are pieces of kiln grit embedded within the glaze.

Height 8 cm (3 ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1365876 (stock #MA685)
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£85.00
Thai 14th - 15th Century Sawankhalok Celadon Jarlet

This small jar, or jarlet, is a product of the Sawankhalok kilns and was made around the 14th - 15th century. It is quite "heavily-potted" with the upper surface coated in a celadon glaze, the thickness of which varies in places; at its thickest the colour has a hint of blue. It has two sturdy loop handles joining the shoulder to the mouth. It is in fine condition with no repair or restoration. Height 5.75 cm (2.25 inches).

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1391274 (stock #MT21)
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£85.00
Chinese 18th / 19th Century Stoneware Jar (not Song Dynasty)

This wide-bodied stoneware storage jar dates to the 18th or 19th century although over the last few years many similar examples from a shipwreck have appeared on the market that have been mis-attributed to the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279). Both inner and outer surfaces have been coated in a very attractive brown, almost reddish blaze. The rim edge, lower outer body and base remain unglazed.

Diameter 13 cm (5.5 inches). It is in...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1412342 (stock #MB353)
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£85.00
Chinese Small Song / Yuan Dynasty Dehua Porcelain Moulded Dish

This "white ware" porcelain dish was made during the 13th - 14th century at the Dehua kilns in Fujian province. It is "heavily-potted" and has a "chalky" white body. The outer wall is decorated with a repeating moulded leaf pattern. The inner and outer surface are coated in a pale qingbai-type glaze. The rim and base remain unglazed.

This type of wear was presumably made mostly for export as examples sometimes appear in coll...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1412475 (stock #MB307)
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£85.00
Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Celadon / Qingbai Glazed Bowl

This bowl of porcelaneous ware was made in the 12th - 13th century, during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) or the following Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368), most likely from one of the kilns in Guangdong province where many such wares were made for export to Southeast Asia. The thickly-cut wide foot, as well as the wide stacking ring within the centre of the bowl remain unglazed. The rest of the bowl is coated in a finely-crackled qi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421867 (stock #MA957)
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£85.00
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 1492 item #1423117 (stock #MA666)
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£85.00
Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Inscribed Qingbai Porcelain Jarlet

This small porcelain jar, or jarlet, was made during the 13th / 14th century. It has been made in two parts, upper and lower, that have been luted together at the waist. The outer surface has been coated in a thick pale qingbai type of glaze. Its most interesting feature, however, is the circle of moulded Chinese characters around the flat base. These have not been translated. It is just short of 4 cm in height and is in fine con...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1330196 (stock #MA030)
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£75.00
Chinese 19th Century Blue & White Porcelain Box with Inscription

This blue & white porcelain box was made during the late 19th century or possibly the early 20th century. It is heavily-potted and glazed, both inside and out, the outer surface covered in a geometric/floral pattern in underglaze blue. Inside the box and the cover are characters etched into the glaze; we have not had these translated although we believe they are words of memorial. The unglazed edges have fired to a reddish-brow...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1354854 (stock #M0537)
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£75.00
Vietnamese 15th Century Blue & White Octagonal Jar

This eight-sided blue & white jar was made during the 15th century. It is quite "heavily-potted" and decorated in underglaze blue with alternating geometric and floral patterns. The glaze is finely crackled and has stained a little in places, a result of its long burial. Some of the glaze crackles appear to have penetrated the body. The flat base remains unglazed. Interestingly there is a kiln scar to the glaze at the shoulder and the top of ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1024548 (stock #Mb5491)
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£65.00
A Japanese Woodblock Printed Title Page to Hiroshige Series "Views in 60-odd Provinces" 1856. Edo Period. Size with mount 16 1/4 x 11 1/2 ins. (41.2 x 29.3 cms) Title pages are often discarded and consequently quite rare. This example is the title and contents page for one of Hiroshige's most celebrated series "Rokujuyoshu meisho zue" (Famous Views in 60-odd Provinces) dated 1856. It is mounted on an album page of gold flecked paper. There is surface soiling, a brown stain near the top and ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1397056 (stock #MB059)
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£65.00
Chinese Qianlong Blue & White Porcelain Dish

This dish was made in the 18th century, during the Qianlong reign (1735 - 1796) of the Qing Dynasty or possibly a little earlier. The underglaze blue decoration features various floral patterns. Iron-brown has been painted around the rim edge to prevent fritting of the glaze.

Diameter 22.5 cm (8.75 inches). The glaze is a little mis-coloured in places. There are some minor chips to the rim edge that have been touched-up where they fall within ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1397057 (stock #MB060)
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£65.00
Fine Chinese Qianlong Blue & White Porcelain Octagonal Dish

This dish was made in the 18th century, during the Qianlong reign (1735 - 1796) of the Qing Dynasty. The underglaze blue decoration features various elaborate floral patterns. There is minor "fritting" to the glaze at the rim edge. Surface wear is minimal.

Diameter 23.5 cm (9.25 inches). This dish is in fine condition with no cracks or chips, is free from any restoration or repair and has a good ring when tapped.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1421884 (stock #MA511)
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£65.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Jarlet

This small porcelain jar was made during the late 15th to early 16th century. It is "heavily-potted" and coated in a thick glaze with a floral pattern decoration in underglaze blue of good colour. Around the rim edge is insignificant "fritting" to the glaze, invariably seen on such ware of this period. The flat base remains unglazed. 

Diameter 6.5 cm. This jarlet is in fine condition with no repair or restoration.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1421885 (stock #MA509)
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£65.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Jarlet

This small porcelain jar was made during the late 15th to early 16th century. It is "heavily-potted" and coated in a thick glaze with a floral pattern decoration in underglaze blue of good colour. Around the rim edge is insignificant "fritting" to the glaze, invariably seen on such ware of this period. The flat base remains unglazed.

Diameter 6.5 cm. This jarlet is in fine condition with no repair or restoration.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421886 (stock #MA503)
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£65.00
Small Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Jar

This small blue & white porcelain jar, or jarlet, dates to the 16th century. It is "heavily-potted" and is coated in a thick finely-crackled glaze. The underglaze blue decoration around the body and shoulder feature floral patterns. The base remains unglazed and has fired to a pale reddish-brown. 

Height 7 cm. It is in fine condition with no repair or restoration.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421865 (stock #MA945)
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£62.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

This porcelain bowl with flared rim was made during the latter part of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). The underglaze blue decoration features floral patterns and it is coated in quite a thick that has run a little in places.

Diameter 12 cm. There is minor "fritting" to the glaze at the rim edge, also a small chip at the rim edge - there is no restoration or repair.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421771 (stock #MB048)
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£58.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

This blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the early to mid 1500's. The underglaze blue pattern is of good colour and features on the outer wall floral sprays with a flying insect. It is coated in a crackled glaze, the thickness of which has caused the underglaze decoration to have run and become blurred in places.

Diameter 15.5 cm (6 inches). Although there is no repair or restoration, there are two fine cracks to the wall that see...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #1297902 (stock #Mb6815)
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£55.00
Bibliography of the Japanese Empire by Fr. Von Wenckstern. 1970. 2 Vols.  24.5 x 18 cms. Quarto, bound in buckram. This encyclopedic work is complete in 2 vols. The first covering the years 1859-1893 and the second volume covering the years 1894-1906. The original edition were published in 1895 and 1907. The first vol. includes a reprint of Catalogue des Ouvrage Relatif au Japon by Leon Pages covering earlier works from 15th. century to the date of publication, 1859. This fine reprint of the o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1365866 (stock #MA419)
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£55.00
Small Thai 14th - 15th Century Sawankhalok Stoneware Jar / Box

This small stoneware box, or covered jar, was made during the 14th - 15th centuries at one of the Sawankhalok kilns. It is decorated in bands of underglaze iron-brown and a clear pale blueish glaze. Height 5 cm. It is in fine condition with no restoration or repair and just a couple of tiny, and expected, "nibbles" to the inner rim of the lower section.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421758 (stock #MB304)
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£55.00
Small Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Peach & Bird

This small porcelain dish was made during the mid to late 16th century (c. 1560 - 1590). The underglaze blue decoration features a bird perched upon a branch of a peach tree. The underside is more simply decorated with just two thin blue bands circling the rim and foot ring, and a basic seal mark to the base.

The peach represents marriage and is a symbol of immortality and springtime.

Diameter 10.25 cm. It is in g...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421777 (stock #MA978)
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£55.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Buddhist Lion

This small porcelain dish was made during the latter part of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). It has a flared rim and stands on a sturdy foot. It is attractively decorated in underglaze blue of good colour, the design featuring a Buddhistic lion dog. The underside remains undecorated.

Diameter 10 cm. Although there is no restoration or repair, there are two tiny chips to the rim edge.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1423122 (stock #MB153)
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£55.00
Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Small Qingbai Porcelain Box

This small porcelain box was made during the 13th / 14th century, obviously for export as it was excavated in Cambodia. It is coated in a pale greenish-blue qingbai glaze and moulded decoration covers both upper and lower parts, apart from the flat unglazed base. Diameter 4.75 cm. Although it is free from any restoration or repair, the glaze has flaked a little from the edges and there is an ancient chip to the edge of the cover.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1212104 (stock #M9828)
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£50.00
Antique Chinese Glazed Stoneware Shipwreck Jar

Some time ago we bought a small group of jars of this type. We were told they dated to the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) and had been in storage, having several years earlier been recovered from a shipwreck. To the base of each jar is written an inventory number (we were told around 200 of these jars were excavated but how accurate this is, we do not know). Around the neck of each jar is a cardboard label (with a rusting metal eye commensurate wi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1212105 (stock #M9827)
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£50.00
Antique Chinese Glazed Stoneware Shipwreck Jar

Some time ago we bought a small group of jars of this type. We were told they dated to the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) and had been in storage, having several years earlier been recovered from a shipwreck. To the base of each jar is written an inventory number (we were told around 200 of these jars were excavated but how accurate this is, we do not know). Around the neck of each jar is a cardboard label (with a rusting metal eye commensurate wi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421767 (stock #MB187)
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£50.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Deer Jarlet

This attractive small porcelain jar, or jarlet, was made during the second half of the 16th century. It is coated in a thick crackled glaze that covers both inner and outer surfaces. The underglaze blue decoration features two deer, each with its head turned to its left, standing amongst foliage. Around the shoulder is a geometric floral pattern.

The deer is a symbol of long life as it is said to be the only animal able to find the...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421768 (stock #M0826)
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£50.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Deer Jarlet - Wanli Reign

This attractive small porcelain jar, or jarlet, was made during the Wanli Reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. It has a thick crackled glaze that covers both inner and outer surfaces. The underglaze blue decoration features two deer, each with its head lowered, standing amongst foliage. The deer is a symbol of long life as it is said to be the only animal able to find the sacred fungus of immortality. Surrounding the s...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421769 (stock #M0822)
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£50.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Deer Jarlet - Wanli Reign

This attractive small porcelain jar, or jarlet, was made during the Wanli Reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. It has a thick crackled glaze that covers both inner and outer surfaces. The underglaze blue decoration features two deer, each with its head lowered, standing amongst foliage. The deer is a symbol of long life as it is said to be the only animal able to find the sacred fungus of immortality. Surrounding the s...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421779 (stock #MA968)
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£50.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish

This small porcelain saucer dish was made during the latter part of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). It is coated in a thick glaze and simply decorated in underglaze blue with thin lines on both upper and lower surfaces. Diameter 13.5 cm (5.25 inches). It is in good condition with no restoration or repair and a ring when tapped.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1354845 (stock #MA145)
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£48.00
Small Vietnamese 15th Century Blue & White Pear-shaped Bottle

This attractively-shaped small bottle vase was made during the mid 15th century. It has a ribbed body and is decorated with leaf patterns in underglaze blue. The glaze is finely-crackled. It has been suggested that jars of this small size were possibly used as water droppers. Height 6.75 cm. It is in good condition with no restoration or repair. 

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1354850 (stock #MA138)
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£48.00
Vietnamese 15th Century Blue & White & Enamelled Covered Box

This very attractive covered box was made during the mid 15th century. It is quite "heavily-potted" and elaborately decorated in underglaze blue with a mixture of floral and geometric patterns. It is coated in a crackled glaze on top of which are traces of the original green enamel. Diameter 6.5 cm. Although there is no repair or restoration, there is a chip and a hairline crack to the inner lip of the lower section

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421776 (stock #MA977)
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£48.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Buddhist Lion

This small porcelain dish was made during the latter part of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). It has a flared rim and stands on a sturdy foot. It is attractively decorated in underglaze blue of good colour, the design featuring a Buddhistic lion dog. The underside remains undecorated.

Diameter 9.75 cm. Although there is no restoration or repair, there is a very short hairline and a chip to the rim edge.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421778 (stock #MA969)
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£42.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish

This small porcelain saucer dish was made during the latter part of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). It is coated in a thick glaze and simply decorated in underglaze blue with thin lines on both upper and lower surfaces. Diameter 13.5 cm (5.25 inches). There are small pieces of kiln grit embedded within the glaze. To the rim edge is an old short hairline. No restoration or repair.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1394679 (stock #MT50)
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£40.00
Thai 13th - 15th Century Small Stoneware Jar

This small jar, or jarlet, was made during the 13th - 15th centuries and is a product of the Sawankhalok kilns. Its upper body is coated in a brown glaze, the colour of which varies according to its thickness. The lower body and base remain unglazed. There are two small loop handles joined at the shoulder and mouth edge. Height 5.5 cm. It is in good condition with no repair or restoration.

This jarlet, together with some other South-East Asian...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1397054 (stock #MB057)
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£32.00
Chinese Qianlong Blue & White Porcelain Dish

This dish was made in the 18th century, during the Qianlong reign (1735 - 1796) of the Qing Dynasty. The underglaze blue decoration is of good colour and features a flower spray within its centre. Around the cavetto and border are geometric bands within which are precious objects. The rim edge has been painted with iron-brown to prevent fritting of the glaze.

Diameter 23 cm (9 inches). There is a chip to the rim edge from which emanates a fine...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre AD 1000 item #1178937 (stock #M9527)
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£30.00
Book: China Dawn of a Golden Age 200 - 750 AD (Chinese Han to Tang Dynasties)

Published price £45.00. Our price £30.00.

This fine book is the fully illustrated catalogue of an exhibition of 247 outstanding examples of Chinese works of art from the period 200 - 750 AD. The items include ceramics, textiles, stone, jade, bronze, silver, gold, painting, calligraphy, wood as well as items made from other materials, most excavated in recent years and not previously seen outside China. As wel...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre AD 1000 item #1178939 (stock #M9526)
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Book: Ancient Sichuan (Chinese Han Dynasty and Earlier)

Published price £64.00. Our price £30.00

This fine book is the fully illustrated catalogue of an exhibition of 125 outstanding examples of Chinese bronze, jade and pottery objects dating from the 13th century BC to the 3rd century AD. It really is packed with information about the civilizations of this period in the Sichuan basin in the relatively isolated south-west of China. See our images for more information.

This is a top...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1366046 (stock #MA653)
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Chinese 19th Century Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

This "heavily-potted" porcelain bowl was made during the 19th century. The outer wall is rather "busily" decorated in underglaze blue. Diameter 15 cm. There is a short hairline to the rim edge, no repair or restoration and a good ring when tapped.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1394678 (stock #MT51)
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£30.00
Thai 13th - 15th Century Miniature Stoneware Jar

This very small jar, or jarlet, was made during the 13th - 15th centuries and is a product of the Sawankhalok kilns. Its upper body is coated in an attractive brown glaze, the colour of which varies according to its thickness. The rounded lower body remains unglazed. There is a decorative ridge surrounding the upper body. Height 4 cm. There is a tiny chip to the rim edge but no repair or restoration.

This jarlet, together with some other S...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #826700 (stock #M3968)
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£15.00
DPRK / North Korean Book: Koryo Dynasty Celadon / Bronze

The great leader President Kim Il Sung said: "The people of Koryo greatly developed the printing industry by inventing metal type for the first time in the world and manufactured the Koryo ceramics which the world values as treasures because of their distinctive colours, patterns and models. All these made our country famous".

Part of the introduction to this book. The Koryo Museum complex is at the foot of Mt. Songak in Kaesong, t...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre AD 1000 item #1178931 (stock #M9528)
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£12.99
British Museum Book- The First Emperor - Qin Dynasty

Published price £40.00. Our price £12.99

This fine book is the fully illustrated catalogue of an exhibition of 134 outstanding examples of Chinese antiquities from the time of the Kingdom of Qin and the Qin Dynasty. This books covers so much more than just the well-known Terracotta Army. Excavated jade, bronze and pottery objects, figures and animals are illustrated and described in detail. In addition, as one would expect with any B...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #1178928 (stock #M9531)
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£8.50
Book: Origins of Thai Art

Published price £22.50. Our price £8.50

This books covers the origins and history of Thai art from Neolithic times (c. 2300 BC) up to the 13th century AD. See our images for more information.

Cloth bound hardback with a paper jacket. Size 26 x 23.5 cm. 196 printed pages. Fully illustrated throughout in colour, also with some black & white illustrations. 

These books are new, not used or second-hand.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : New item #1329999 (stock #M9532)
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£5.99
Book: Dragon Sea - Vietnamese Hoi An Hoard - Hard Back 1st Edition

Published price £18.99. Our price £5.99.

This book, "Dragon Sea", by Frank Pope is essentially the story of a 15th century shipwreck that came to be known as the "Hoi An Hoard". Frank Pope was the archaeological manager of the salvage operation. 

This book is NOT an illustrated catalogue of the Hoi An wreck, but is a very good read, not only revealing what really goes on in the world of underwater archaeology, but ...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre AD 1000 item #1178929 (stock #M9530)
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£5.00
British Museum Book- The Terracotta Warriors

Published price £9.99. Our price £5.00.

This is a small yet well-produced book, more a picture book than anything, and is a good introduction to the subject of the First Emperor of China and The Terracotta Warriors. There are many fine close-up photos of individual soldiers from the Terracotta Army, as well as some other photos. Basic background information is also given.

Hardback with a paper jacket. Size 16 x 19 cm. 96 printed pages. I...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1422449 (stock #MB045)
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Fine & Rare Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Kraak Porcelain Dish

This 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. The central design features a bird on a rock within an attractive landscape. The underglaze blue pattern surrounding the scalloped cavetto is most unusual and dishes with such a border are described in, what many collectors consider to be the kraak "bibl...

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Large Chinese Warring States Pottery Jar with Inscribed Seal

This large and nicely-shaped pottery jar was made during the Warring States period (475 - 221 BC). It is made from a relatively high-fired dense grey pottery. Around the shoulder there are bands of lightly incised geometric patterns. There are also deeper bands surrounding the jar at the neck, lower shoulder and waist. To the lower body is an inscribed seal in archaic Chinese characters. The surface colour of the grey pottery does ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1364581 (stock #M0841)
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Fine Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Covered Box - Kangxi (1662 - 1722)

This attractive and fine quality blue & white porcelain covered box was made during the Kangxi reign (1662 - 1722) of the Qing Dynasty. Both cover and box are skillfully and elaborately decorated in underglaze blue featuring a scrolling chrysanthemum pattern, the chrysanthemum being an emblem of friendship. 

It is large example of its type with a diameter of 10.25 cm (4 inches). This box has been excavated from a sh...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1405538 (stock #M0764)
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Chinese Northern Song Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Dish in Kiln Saggar

A rare opportunity to acquire a Northern Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1127) kiln saggar still containing its Qingbai porcelain dish, excavated from a kiln site in the Jingdezhen area of Jiangxi province. This is one of a variety of different Qingbai porcelain wares in saggars, mostly bowls and dishes of varying sizes and patterns, that we were very lucky to be able to acquire some time ago and now offer for sale. 

Northern ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1410102 (stock #MB236)
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Chinese Warring States Incised Pottery Stem Bowl

This rare pottery object was made during the Warring States period (475 - 221 BC). It is made from a fine-grained grey pottery and is relatively "heavily-potted" and highly-fired. Parts of the inner surface of the "dish" have been burnished and very lightly incised to give a decorative finish. Note also the pattern that spirals down the stem to the splayed foot.

Height 16.25 cm. Overall condition is very good although the rim edge is repa...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1399543 (stock #MB001)
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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, is a little misshapen, and is coated in a thick pale celadon glaze. Although difficult to see due to the thickness of the glaze, there is an impressed flower blossom in its centre. The foot rim is square cut with the recessed base remaining unglazed revealing the pale porcelaneous body. 

It is quite a wi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421892 (stock #M9981)
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Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - 16th Century

This large blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the mid to late 16th century, c.1550 - 1570. It is decorated to the inner surface in underglaze blue of good colour with a lotus blossom pattern in its centre and a trellis border around the inner rim. The outer surface is simply decorated with two blue lines around the rim and foot. The foot is a little chipped, caused during manufacture. There is a small rim chip th...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1423111 (stock #MB400)
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Rare Chinese Western Jin Dynasty Small Yue Ewer

This rare and unusual small yueyao stoneware ewer was made during the Western Jin Dynasty (AD 265 - 316). Both inner and outer surfaces are coated with an olive-green glaze. The mouth is a little misshapen and the loop handle is somewhat uneven. Interestingly, the potter's fingerprints can be seen on the surface of the handle. There are some hard "calcified" deposits to the inner surface.

Height 9.5 cm. It is in fine condition with no resto...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1412476 (stock #MB309)
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Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Celadon Glazed Bowl

This bowl of porcelaneous ware was made in the 12th - 13th century, during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) or the following Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368), most likely from one of the kilns in Fujian province where many such wares were made for export to Southeast Asia. Quite a large area of the underside remains unglazed, including the heavily-cut foot, the rest being coated in a finely-crackled yellowish-green glaze. Surrounding the midpoint...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1412387 (stock #MB312)
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Vietnamese 14th / 15th Century Moulded Bowl

This bowl was made during the 14th - 15th century and is coated in a thin pale greenish-yellow glaze. Around the outside of the stacking ring is a moulded pattern. The foot and lower outer body remain unglazed.

Diameter 16.25 cm. On the underside toward the base, where the glaze is at its thinnest, it has degraded and flaked from the surface in places. Notwithstanding this, however, this bowl is in good condition and is free from any restoratio...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1423120 (stock #MA540)
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Chinese Ming Dynasty Monochrome White Porcelain Wine Cup

This is an early to middle Ming dynasty (circa 15th century) monochrome white porcelain wine cup. It has a very thin and translucent body. These cups were stacked inside each other in the kiln for firing, hence the unglazed circle inside the cup. The glaze is a little crackled in places. Diameter 6.5 cm. It is in fine condition and has no restoration or repair.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1397719 (stock #MB099)
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Japanese Cast Iron Choshi / Sake Kettle - Meiji

This cast iron choshi (sake kettle) was made during the Meiji period (1868 - 1912) or possibly a little later. Length 23cm (9 inches), height 26 cm (10.25 inches). There is minor rust-flaking to the inner surface.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1371137 (stock #MA754)
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Chinese Enamelled White Porcelain Bowl – Tek Sing Shipwreck c.1822

This bowl was recovered from the Tek Sing shipwreck, the cargo of which was sold at Nagel’s auctioneers in Germany in 2000. It is relatively “heavily-potted” and its surface has a nice “silky” feel to it. It is coated in a finely-crackled glaze. It was once elaborately decorated with red and green enamels, only traces of which now remain.

The majority of recovered shipwreck ceramics will of course have some d...