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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1391709 (stock #MA993)
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£250.00
Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Covered Box - Kangxi (Ex.Christie's)

This fine quality blue & white porcelain covered box was made during the Kangxi reign (1662 - 1722) of the Qing Dynasty. Both cover and box are attractively decorated with floral patterns in underglaze blue of good colour.

It is large example of its type with a diameter of 10.25 cm (4 inches). This box has been excavated from a shipwreck. It was sold at Christie's auction house, London, in February 2000. It is in good c...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1391708 (stock #MA992)
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£250.00
* SALE PRICE – WAS £ 250.00 *
Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Covered Box - Kangxi (Ex.Christie's)

This fine quality blue & white porcelain covered box was made during the Kangxi reign (1662 - 1722) of the Qing Dynasty. Both cover and box are attractively decorated with floral patterns in underglaze blue of good colour.

It is large example of its type with a diameter of 10.25 cm (4 inches). This box has been excavated from a shipwreck. It was sold at Christie's auction house, London, in February 2000. It is in good c...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1391294 (stock #MT16)
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£150.00
Khmer 11th - 12th Century Glazed Stoneware Bottle

This very rare pear-shaped bottle was made during the 11th -12th Century. It is quite "heavily-potted" and is coated in a dark brown glaze, the colour of which varies according to its thickness, being at its thickest around the mouth and upper neck, and at its thinnest toward the lower body. The glaze falls short of the flat base to reveal the pale grey stoneware body. There is some surface wear and an obvious kiln scar to the lower body, but...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1391292 (stock #MT13)
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£95.00
Khmer 9th - 10th Century Glazed Stoneware Bottle

This small stoneware bottle was made during the 9th -10th Century. It is coated in a very pale and finely-crackled greenish-white glaze that has flaked from the surface in places, this being typical of early Khmer glazes. The body is a little under-fired, being absorbent, and has fired to a pale pinkish-white where unglazed toward the flat base. On opposing sides of the shoulder are two small thick loop handles. Height 10 cm. The mouth edge is...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1391291 (stock #MT12)
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£170.00
Khmer 10th - 11th Century Glazed Stoneware Bottle

This very rare pear-shaped bottle was made during the 10th -11th Century. It is quite "heavily-potted" and is coated in a thin greyish-green glaze that falls short of the flat base to reveal the pale grey stoneware body. There are a few small surface chips to the mouth edge but there is no sign of restoration or repair. Height 14 cm (5.5 inches).

This bottle, together with some other South-East Asian & Chinese ceramics we are offering fo...

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 1700 item #1389977 (stock #MA938)
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£250.00
Chinese Kangxi Blue & White Porcelain Dish (Kraak)

This fine dish was made around 1680 at the famous Jingdezhen kilns, during the Kangxi reign (1662 - 1722) of the Qing Dynasty. It is decorated in underglaze blue of good colour. The decoration to the centre panel features a grasshopper in a garden surrounded by flower blossoms. Surrounding this are more panels variously containing geometric, flowers and precious objects. To the underside are floral scrolls and a tripod mark within double rin...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1389976 (stock #MA937)
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£320.00
Chinese Kangxi Blue & White Porcelain Dish (Kraak)

This fine dish was made around 1680 at the famous Jingdezhen kilns, during the Kangxi reign (1662 - 1722) of the Qing Dynasty. It is decorated in underglaze blue of quite an intense colour. The decoration to the centre panel features a grasshopper in a garden surrounded by flower blossoms. Surrounding this are more panels variously containing geometric, flowers and precious objects. To the underside is a continuing floral scroll and an artem...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1389920 (stock #MA942)
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£195.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Phoenix

This 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 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 bamboo longevity. The underside...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1389918 (stock #MA940)
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£235.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Phoenix

This 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 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 bamboo longevity. The underside...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1389917 (stock #MA939)
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£220.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Phoenix

This 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 glaze and decorated in underglaze blue of very good colour. 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 bamboo long...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1389831 (stock #M0753)
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£235.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Kraak Porcelain Dish - Deer Pattern - Wanli Shipwreck

This "kraak" porcelain dish, 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 underglaze blue pattern features two deer standing in a landscape, one with head raised, the other with he...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1389558 (stock #MA923)
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£235.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Phoenix

This 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 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 bamboo longevity. The underside...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1384937 (stock #MA897)
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£1,350.00
Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Horse & "Fat Man" Rider with Oxford TL Test

This fine pottery model of a horse and rider was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). Sitting on the horse is a male courtier, often referred to as a "fat man", the male equivalent of the "fat lady"; note the clothing and hairstyle. It is made from a relatively high-fired buff-coloured pottery that has been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments.

Height 31 cm. There is no obvious sign of repair, as is conf...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1377631 (stock #MB7579)
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£400.00
A Fine Japanese Ink & Colour Drawing of Children Playing. Attrib. to Kyosai. Meiji

14 x 11 ins.(35.5 x 27.9 cms) This superb drawing in the Shijo style shows three boys playing with spinning tops. One of the boys is cradling a cat in his arms. Note the look of anticipation in the attitude of the lower boy on the left. He crouches, concentrating, with his hands open waiting for the top to fall over. The trousers of the boy are rendered in ink wash without outline.

Our attribution to the...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1377627 (stock #MB5786)
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£350.00
A Fine Japanese Shijo Brush Drawing Attrib. to Onishi Chinnen 1792-1851

13 x 11 5/8 ins. (33 x 29.6 cms) This superb unsigned drawing is unmistakably the work of the great Shijo master, Chinnen.

Originally it would have formed part of a “gajo” folding album which would only have been signed on the last work in the album. It has been the fate of many such albums to be broken up and the drawings sold separately. Here we see the epitome of the Shijo style with its fluent and utterly c...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Documents : Pre 1920 item #1377617 (stock #MB5441)
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£795.00
An Interesting & Rare Collection of 30 Parliamentary and Consular Reports on Japan 1856-1912.

These reports were presented to both houses of Parliament by command of Queen Victoria and form a valuable research tool for the study of relations between Great Britain and Japan in the most momentous episode in Japanese history, the Restoration of the Emperor in 1868, which brought to an end the Shogunate and the Edo Period. Apart from the diplomatic and political interest there is valuable infor...