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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1408010 (stock #MB171)
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Korean White Glazed Porcelain Deep Bowl - Joseon / 16th Century (repaired)

This porcelain bowl was made during the Joseon (Choson) Dynasty, during the 15th / 16th century. It is fairly "heavily-potted" and has a deep wall with a slightly flared rim. It is coated in glaze that has a distinct hint of blue, especially where it has sagged and is at its thickest, and is crackled in places. Were this a Chinese bowl, the glaze would be described as qingbai. Inside the bowl are "spur marks" and kiln...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1409617 (stock #MB224)
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Fine Japanese Monochrome Porcelain Bottle / Vase - Edo Period

This attractively-shaped bottle was made around the middle of the Edo period (1603 - 1868). It is coated in a glossy pale glaze that has just a hint of green. There are some glaze crackles that have become a little stained over time that really do add to the appeal of this bottle. To the base edge are a couple of minor firing defects. Height 19.5 cm (7.75 inches). This bottle is in fine condition and has no restoration or repair. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1408760 (stock #MB176)
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Chinese Ming Dynasty Small Blue & White Porcelain Horse Jar

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, of very good colour, features three leaping horses amongst foliage. Two of the horses are looking behind them, the third is looking ahead. Around the shoulder is a geometric floral pattern.

The horse is a symbol of s...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1409142 (stock #MB200)
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Japanese Seto Stoneware Dish with Fukizumi Horse Pattern - Edo Period

This "heavily-potted" stoneware dish was made during the late Edo period (1603 - 1868). The decoration features a galloping horse applied using the fukizumi (blown ink) method. Although difficult to see, there are six spur marks to the interior, these wares having been fired in stacks. The underside is decorated with three broad brown bands where there are also various minor firing fissures that are so often seen on these ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1409188 (stock #MB215)
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Japanese 19th Century Carved Wooden Head

This very nice and unusual carved wooden head most likely dates to the 19th century and is presumably that of a monk. There are minor splits to the wood across the top of the head. Height 14.5 cm.  

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1384607 (stock #MA505)
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Small Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Jar - Bird & Peach

This small blue & white porcelain jar, or jarlet, dates to the 16th century. The underglaze blue pattern is very unusual for such a jar, with the main decoration featuring the same design on opposing sides of the jar, a bird on a branch apparently pecking at a peach. Around the shoulder are precious objects. The colour of the thick glaze does vary in places, as does the crackle of the glaze, obviously due to uneven conditio...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1392499 (stock #MA982)
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Rare Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Covered Box

This rare and unusual small covered box was made during the Wanli reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. It has a conical-shaped cover and is decorated with an underglaze blue floral pattern. 

Diameter 5.25 cm. It is in good condition with no restoration or repair.

This item was recovered from a shipwreck by Captain Michael Hatcher of "Hatcher Cargo" fame

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1392527 (stock #MA966)
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Chinese Transitional Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Riverside Scene

This small porcelain dish was made during the mid to late 17th century. It is "heavily-potted" and stands on a relatively high foot. It is coated in a thick glaze. The underglaze blue decoration is unusual and features a riverside scene

Diameter 12.5 cm. It is in good condition and has no restoration or repair.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1397055 (stock #MB058)
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Fine 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). This dish is in fine condition with no chips or cracks and has no restoration or repair.

For a larger version of the same dish, s...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1408762 (stock #MB182)
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Rare Chinese 17th Century Monochrome Blue Porcelain Bowl

This porcelain bowl was made during the17th century. The outer surface is coated in a blue glaze whilst the inner surface is coated in a white glaze; the rim remains purposely unglazed. The colour of the blue does vary a little in places according to the thickness of the glaze.

Diameter 10 cm (4 inches). There is minor surface wear of the glaze to the inner surface, a couple of small chips at the rim and a small circular firing fa...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1409138 (stock #MB220)
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Large Japanese Seto Ware Tokkuri (Sake Bottle) Meiji Period

This beautifully proportioned Seto tokkuri is a fine example of the Mingei pottery wares of the Seto kilns and was made during the Meiji period (1868 - 1912). It is coated in a pale olive-green glaze that is a little speckled in places.

Height 24 cm (9.5 inches). It is in fine condition and has no restoration or repair.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1397060 (stock #MB063)
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Chinese Qianlong Blue & White Porcelain Dish / Bowl

This shallow bowl was made in the 18th century during the Qianlong reign (1736 - 1795) of the Qing Dynasty. The underglaze blue is of good colour, the attractive floral pattern crisply painted.

Diameter 23 cm (9 inches). There is a hairline crack and various "nibbles" to the rim edge, but there is no repair or restoration.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1391276 (stock #MT23)
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Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - Buddhist

This blue & white "Swatow" (or "Zhangzhou") porcelain bowl was made during the Wanli Reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. It is unusually highly-fired for Swatow ware with a good ring when tapped. The pattern is based upon the auspicious Buddhist Wheel of Law.

However, the glaze is mis-coloured, a result of mis-firing during manufacture, and also long burial, so although not the finest example of blue & white Swatow ware, i...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1365867 (stock #MA687)
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Thai 14th - 15th Century Small Sawankhalok Covered Box

This small covered stoneware box was made at the Sawankhalok kilns around the 14th - 15th century. Both upper and lower parts have underglaze patterns of geometric and floral designs. The finial of the cover is fashioned into a floral form. Diameter 6 cm. The surface of the glaze has degraded and there are a few tiny chips to the edges but there is no repair or restoration.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1384614 (stock #MA518)
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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 base.

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

Diameter 10 cm (4 inches). There is minor "fritting" to the glaze at the rim ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1837 VR item #1409448 (stock #MB216)
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Chinese Early 19th Century Moulded Tea / Wine Pot

This rare and unusual vessel, a teapot or a wine pot, was made during the early part of the 19th century. It has wide saucer-shaped mouth, four decorative loops around the shoulder and a sturdy handle and spout. Around the wall of the body are various moulded patterns. Save for the slightly concave base, it is a coated in a rich brown glaze.

Maximum diameter 17.75 cm, height 11.5 cm. Although not immediately obvious, close examination doe...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1409441 (stock #T70)
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Vietnamese 15th Century Enamelled Jarlet - Hoi An Hoard

This small jar, or jarlet, was made during the 15th century and was recovered from a shipwreck known as the Hoi An Hoard. It is of a particularly attractive form and is coated in a very finely-crackled glaze with traces of its original green and red enamel floral pattern.

Diameter 4 cm (2 inches). There are some tiny "nibbles" to the vulnerable mouth edge but overall condition is very good, especially bearing in mind this lay bene...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1394680 (stock #MT52)
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Thai 13th - 15th Century Small Stoneware Bottle

This small attractively-shaped jar, or bottle 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. On opposing sides of the shoulder are two loop handles. Sawankhalok bottles of this form are found in a variety of sizes. This is a very small example with a height of 6.5 cm. It...