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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1272326 (stock #M0437)
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£750.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Phase Painted Pottery Jar (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This large pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago during the Machang Phase (c. 2300 - 2000 BC) of the Majiayao culture, also known as the Gansu-Yangshao culture, from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It is heavily-potted, relatively highly-fired and has a smooth burnished surface. On opposing sides just below its waist are two sturdy loop handles. The decorative pattern, a variation of the typical Machang h...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1314819 (stock #M0816)
Brian Page Antiques
£750.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Phase Painted Pottery Jar (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This large pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago during the Machang Phase (c. 2300 - 2000 BC) of the Majiayao culture, also known as the Gansu-Yangshao culture, from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. The decorative pattern, applied on top of the smooth burnished surface with a fired-on mineral-based pigment, features four roundels containing geometric patterns. On opposing sides just below its waist are two ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1336989 (stock #MA159)
Brian Page Antiques
£750.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Pottery Jar (with painted symbol) Liuwan Type

This large pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago during the Machang phase (c. 2300 - 2000 BC) of the Majiayao culture, also known as the Gansu-Yangshao culture, from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It is relatively highly-fired and made from a pale reddish-brown pottery, the surface colour of which varies due to uneven conditions during firing in the Neolithic kiln. On opposing sides just below its waist a...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1336997 (stock #M7447)
Brian Page Antiques
£750.00
Rare Large Chinese Neolithic Xindian Culture Pottery Jar

This very rare pottery jar was made around 3,000 years ago by peoples of the Neolithic Xindian culture (c. 1200 - 500 BC). The Xindian culture is a relatively late Neolithic culture and overlaps with the Chinese Bronze Age. Xindian pottery is rarer and generally much less refined, more coarse and brittle than pottery from some earlier Chinese Neolithic cultures. Like many Xindian jars, this example is quite "thinly-potted" and shows "st...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1337015 (stock #M9759)
Brian Page Antiques
£750.00
Fine Large Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Glazed Buddhist Jar

This large and impressive pottery jar was made around the 13th / 14th century, during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) or the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). Until recent years, this type of jar was almost unknown in the west with some people initially attributing them to the Liao Dynasty (same general period but in the north of China). These jars are now known to have originated from Yunnan province in the south-west of China.

It...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339815 (stock #M7424)
Brian Page Antiques
£750.00
Rare Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse & Rider

This very rare and unusual pottery model of a horse & rider was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). The body of the horse, complete with the rider, has been made in a two-piece mould. the join running along the horse's neck and back and the sides of the rider. Note the detail of the rider, his clothing and his hands. Note also the sturdy legs of the horse and the way the tail joins the cut-out base to give extra strength to the...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339966 (stock #MA265)
Brian Page Antiques
£750.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Siwa Culture (c. 1350 BC)

This large and impressive pottery jar dates to the Siwa culture (c. 1350 BC). It has a relatively small flat base and a wide saddle-shaped mouth. There are two loop handles that join the shoulder to the rim. The surface colour of the pottery has interesting variations in places, from an attractive deep orange to grey, a result of uneven conditions during the firing process. The clay is quite gritty and in places there are surface ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339968 (stock #MA266)
Brian Page Antiques
£750.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jar - Siwa Culture (c. 1350 BC)

This large and impressive pottery jar dates to the Siwa culture (c. 1350 BC). From its fairly small flat base, the body spreads out to a wide waist and then tapers in again to a neck of about the same width as the base before flaring out to form the mouth. There are two loop handles that join the shoulder to the rim. The surface colour of the pottery has interesting variations in places, from an attractive deep orange to grey, a r...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1351362 (stock #M8079)
Brian Page Antiques
£750.00
Fine Chinese Western Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Figure (206 BC - AD 8)

This tall pottery figure was made during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). It represents a male servant or attendant. It is "heavily-potted" and made from a grey pottery that has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments, much of which still remain. There is a purpose-made hole, where the would-be hands are clasped together under the robe, where originally would have been placed possibly a banner of some so...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1405463 (stock #MB151)
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£750.00
Rare Chinese 17th Century Dehua / Blanc de Chine Meiping Vase (Ex. Museum)

This rare and attractively-shaped vase broadly of meiping form was made in the 17th century (c. 1650 - 1700) at the famous Dehua kilns in Fujian province. It is quite "heavily-potted" and is coated in a very finely-crackled ivory coloured glaze. It has a short vertical mouth and a wide splayed foot.

Height 24 cm (9.5 inches). There are what appear to be firing faults to the upper body and mouth: a firing crack tha...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1411262 (stock #MB254)
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LARGE Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Phoenix

This large and impressive 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 glossy 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 bam...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1337014 (stock #M8470)
Brian Page Antiques
£695.00
Fine Large Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Glazed Buddhist Jar

This large and impressive pottery jar was made around the 13th / 14th century, during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) or the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). Until recent years, this type of jar was almost unknown in the west with some people initially attributing them to the Liao Dynasty (same general period but in the north of China). These jars are now known to have originated from Yunnan province in the south-west of China.

It...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1344504 (stock #MA349)
Brian Page Antiques
£695.00
Very Rare Chinese Song Dynasty Dragon Jar with Stand & Cover

This stoneware jar was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 -1279) or possibly the Yuan Dynasty (1279 - 1368). We have had a few similar "dragon" jars over the years but it is extremely rare to see such a jar with not only a cover, but a cut-out bowl in which it stands. We have known that such items existed as there is one illustrated in a Chinese museum book (see above for reference). 

Such jars as this with an applied dragon...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1019393 (stock #M7768)
Brian Page Antiques
£650.00
Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Buddhist Lotus Jar

This rare and interesting pottery jar was made between the 10th and 13th centuries, during the Five Dynasties period (AD 906 - 960), Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) or possibly the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368) and has been excavated from a Buddhist site in Yunnan province. 

This jar is quite "heavily-potted" and the pottery is particularly dark, almost black. There are good traces of white pigment on both the jar and cover. The wall is decora...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1263427 (stock #M7080)
Brian Page Antiques
£650.00
Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse & Rider

This unusual model of a horse & rider was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a creamy-white pottery that has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments. Note the detail of the overweight rider's clothing and hairstyle, who seems to be slumped in the horse's saddle !

Height 27.5cm. Repairs should, of course, realistically be expected for such pottery figures. The left lower front body of the horse has been ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1319953 (stock #M0879)
Brian Page Antiques
£650.00
Fine Large Chinese Warring States Burnished and Incised Pottery Jar (475 - 221 BC)

This fine large pottery jar was made during the Warring States period (475 - 221 BC). It is made from a fine-grained grey pottery and has a highly burnished surface, extremely smooth to the touch. Around the shoulder are many bands of lightly incised geometric patterns. The surface colours vary from black to shades of grey due to conditions in the kiln during firing. There are also areas of burial deposits on ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1328509 (stock #MA007)
Brian Page Antiques
£650.00
Set of Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Tiles - Lotus Blossoms

This highly decorative set of pottery tiles was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). They are made from a dense, quiet highly-fired grey pottery and comprise three tiles, the left and right tiles being very elaborately decorated with lotus buds and blossoms in high relief, together with a central spacer tile. These tiles have been "cold painted", in places the background with a black pigment, but the decorative element...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1328510 (stock #MA008)
Brian Page Antiques
£650.00
Set of Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Tiles - Lotus Blossoms

This highly decorative set of pottery tiles was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). They are made from a dense, quiet highly-fired grey pottery and comprise three tiles, the left and right tiles being very elaborately decorated with lotus buds and blossoms in high relief, together with a central spacer tile. These tiles have been "cold painted", in places the background with a black pigment, but the decorative element...