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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1388155 (stock #T4)
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Rare Chinese Song Dynasty White Ware Bowl Stand

This very rare bowl stand was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279), most likely at the Cizhou kilns in Hebei province. It is quite "heavily-potted" and coated in a clear finely-crackled glaze over a creamy-white slip, save for the unglazed foot. There are minor chips to the glaze around the rims but no repair or restoration. Diameter 10.5 cm.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1388154 (stock #T5)
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£320.00
Fine Chinese Song Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Dish (Ex. Lammers Collection)

This fine porcelain dish with foliate rim was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279). It is coated in quite a thick finely-crackled Qingbai glaze that is a very attractive delicate pale green in colour. There is a circle inside the dish that remains unglazed, to allow such dishes to be stacked on top of each in the kiln during firing with the glaze fusing them together.

Diameter 13 cm (5 inches). This fine di...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1388153 (stock #T8)
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£150.00
Fine Chinese Song Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Dish / Cup Stand

This small and rare porcelain dish, or possibly a cup stand, was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279). It stands on quite a high foot and is coated in a translucent blueish-green Qingbai glaze over a hard white body. The glaze is crackled in places.

Diameter 8.75 cm. Insignificant surface wear and expected tiny "nibbles" around the foot edge, but no restoration or repair; fine condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1388152 (stock #T9)
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£120.00
Chinese Song Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Dish / Cup Stand

This small and rare porcelain dish, or possibly a cup stand, was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279). It stands on quite a high foot and is coated in a translucent pale Qingbai glaze over a hard white body. To the foot edge is what on first sight appears to be a repair, however, close examination reveals this to be a minor manufacturing defect, clearly caused prior to firing.

Diameter 9 cm. Insignificant surface wear and ex...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1388150 (stock #T7)
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£35.00
Chinese Song Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Dish / Cup Stand

This small and rare porcelain dish, or possibly a cup stand, was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279). It stands on quite a high solid foot and is coated in a dark Qingbai glaze over a hard pale grey body.

Diameter 8.75 cm. A surface chip to the foot but no repair or restoration.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1376279 (stock #MBP002)
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£450.00
Fine Chinese Song Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Bowl

This fine porcelain bowl was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 – 1279), more specifically during the 11th – 12th Century. It is of an attractive conical form and stands on a high foot. The porcelain has a good ring when tapped and is particularly translucent. Qingbai glazes can vary in colour according to conditions in the kiln during firing; this bowl is very unusual as the glaze has fired to a very pale, almost yellow, the colour emph...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1371207 (stock #M7640)
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Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Pottery Buddhist Zodiac Jar

This interesting pottery jar was made during the 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" for its type. The wall of the jar has been decorated with six lotus leaf panels within which are moulded and applied human figures and zodiac animals. The cover has been decorated with an incised five-pointed s...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1371205 (stock #MA835)
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£250.00
Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Pottery Buddhist Zodiac Jar

This very rare and attractively-shaped pottery jar was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279), or possibly the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368) and has been excavated from a Buddhist site in Yunnan province.

The jar has been decorated with four large lotus leaf panels within which are moulded and applied human figures and zodiac animals. The pottery is quite “brittle” and there are minor losses to the vulnerable edges. Much...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1371190 (stock #MA809)
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Fine Chinese Early Ming Dynasty Celadon Bowl – Incised Lotus Pattern

This attractive bowl was made during the14th – 15th century, probably at the Longquan kilns in Zhejiang province. It is heavily-potted and coated in a finely-crackled transparent green glaze, save for the unglazed foot revealing the pale grey body. The inner surface is nicely decorated with a scrolling lotus blossom pattern.

A good size with a diameter of 19.5 cm (7.5 inches). An exceptional example, in fine conditi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1371150 (stock #MA826)
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Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Dehua Porcelain Box – Swastika Pattern

This porcelain box was made during the 13th or 14th century (Song dynasty AD 960 -1279, Yuan dynasty AD 1279 – 1368) at one of the Dehua kilns in Fujian province. Both upper and lower parts have moulded decoration, the cover featuring a swastika in its centre surrounded by a ribbed wall, the lower section with a scrolling pattern. Both inner and outer surfaces are coated in a finely-crackled pale yellowish-green Qingbai...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1370278 (stock #MA771)
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Fine Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Meiping

This Qingbai-glazed meiping was made during the 13th - 14th century, the latter part of the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) or the Yuan Dynasty (1279 - 1368). It is quite heavily-potted and coated in a finely-crackled pale green Qingbai glaze.

Height 27.5 cm (10.75 inches). To the flat base within the foot ring is a hairline crack, possibly caused in the cooling process during manufacture. Interestingly the colour of the glaze here...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1367181 (stock #MA713)
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£235.00
Rare Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Stoneware Bottle

This very rare stoneware bottle was made during the 12th – 14th century at the Quanzhou kilns in Fujian province. It has a pale grey and black-speckled body. It is one of a group of four similar bottles we have been lucky enough to acquire from a private collection, never having seen any before, other than one and some fragments illustrated in the fine book “A Ceramic Legacy of Asia’s Maritime Trade” (ISBN 0-19-58263-7). This is the l...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1367178 (stock #MA716)
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£120.00
Rare Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Stoneware Bottle

This very rare stoneware bottle was made during the 12th – 14th century at the Quanzhou kilns in Fujian province. It has a pale pinkish-grey body with a small amount of ash glaze just around part of the mouth. It is one of a group of similar bottles we have been lucky enough to acquire from a private collection, never having seen any before, other than one and some fragments illustrated in the fine book “A Ceramic Legacy of Asia’s Marit...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1367007 (stock #MA705)
Brian Page Antiques
£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 : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1366815 (stock #MA703)
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Large Chinese Yuan / Ming Dynasty Longquan Celadon Dish

This large porcelain dish was made during the 14th – 15th century at the Longquan kilns in Zhejiang province. It is “heavily-potted” and very heavy for its size with a weight of 2.1 kg (4.5 lbs). The colour of the thick celadon glaze does vary a little in places but is particularly dark for this type of ware. The unglazed firing ring to the base has fired to an orange-brown.

A good size with a diameter of 28 cm (11 inches). Co...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1366813 (stock #MA711)
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Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Incised Qingbai Porcelain Bowl

This bowl was made during the 12th / 13th century. It is relatively heavily-potted and decorated with incised and carved floral and leaf patterns. It is coated in quite a dark green translucent Qingbai glaze that is crackled in places. The flat base remains unglazed, as does the rim. There is minor kiln grit within the glaze close to the base.

Diameter 16.5 cm (6.5 inches). Minor surface wear but no repair or restoration; very g...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1366064 (stock #MA697)
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£220.00
Chinese Song Dynasty Celadon Bowl - Leaf Pattern

This attractively-shaped bowl was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279). It is coated in a slightly yellowish-green glaze, the colour of which varies according to its thickness (note the thick sags to the glaze around the inside mouth). The outer wall is decorated with a series of finely-carved leaf patterns. The inner foot remains unglazed revealing the pale grey porcelaneous body. There is a short hairline at the rim that appears to p...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1366063 (stock #MA695)
Brian Page Antiques
£95.00
Chinese Song Dynasty Celadon Glazed Stoneware Bowl

This "heavily-potted" stoneware bowl was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279). It is coated in a crackled translucent green glaze that has a slight hint of blue. The inner centre remains unglazed as such bowls were stacked inside each in the kiln during firing and this prevented the glaze from fusing them together. There are couple of minor manufacturing faults but no repair or restoration; very good condition. Diameter 15 cm (6 inc...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1366058 (stock #MA693)
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Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Bowl

This porcelain bowl was made during the 13th / 14th Century (Song / Yuan Dynasty). It has a translucent body and is coated in a pale Qingbai type of glaze, the colour of which varies in places. Where the glaze has run it has acquired a creamy-white appearance either due to conditions in the kiln or, more likely, a result of long burial. The inner centre remains unglazed as such bowls were stacked inside each other in the kiln during firing a...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1365909 (stock #MA656)
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Fine Chinese Song Dynasty Incised Celadon Glazed Bowl

This bowl was made during the 12th - 13th century, most likely at one of the Anqi kilns in Fujian province. It is quite "heavily-potted" and coated in a crackled translucent celadon glaze. The inner surface has been decorated with a lightly incised simplistic floral pattern.

Diameter 17 cm (6.5 inches). It is in fine condition with no repair or restoration and good ring when tapped.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1365908 (stock #MA657)
Brian Page Antiques
£95.00
Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Incised Celadon Bowl

This bowl was made during the 13th - 14th century. It is "heavily-potted" and stands on a thick sturdy foot. The inner and outer walls are coated in a pale celadon glaze, the colour of which varies slightly in places. Around the outer wall is a repeated incised lotus leaf pattern. The inside centre remains unglazed. Diameter 14.5 cm (5.75 inches). This bowl is in fine condition with no repair or restoration and a good ring when tapped.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1364684 (stock #MA568)
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Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Longquan Celadon Jarlet with Floral Pattern

This small moulded jar, or jarlet, was made during the 13th - 14th century, most likely at one of the Longquan kilns in Zhejiang province. It is "heavily-potted" and has been made in two halves, upper and lower, that have been luted together around the waist. On opposing sides of the neck are two small loop handles. It is coated in a thick pale celadon glaze that covers both inner and outer surfaces. The upper part is de...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1364580 (stock #MA465)
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Large Chinese Yuan / Early Ming Dynasty Blue & White Jar with Cover with Oxford TL Test

This large and rare early underglazed jar, complete with cover, was made during the latter part of the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368), or the early Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), at one of the kilns at Yuxi in Yunnan province. Although classed as "blue & white" ware, the underglaze cobalt blue has fired very dark and the glaze is distinctly greenish in colour. Around the shoulder, painted in underglaze cobalt...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1364186 (stock #MA630)
Brian Page Antiques
£450.00
Chinese Song / Jin Dynasty Black & Brown Glazed Stoneware Jar

This "heavily-potted" stoneware jar was made during the 11th - 13th century, during the Northern Song (AD 960 - 1127) or Jin Dynasty (AD 1115 - 1234) at one of the workshops in Henan province. The upper body and inner mouth are coated in a thick black glaze, the interior in a thinner brown glaze. The lower outer surface remains unglazed showing the cream-coloured stoneware body. To the inside centre are firing marks where a smaller...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1364183 (stock #MA638)
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Chinese Song Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Bowl

This porcelain bowl was made during the Southern Song Dynasty (AD 1127 - 1279). It is coated in a finely-crackled pale greenish Qingbai glaze. The rim remains unglazed, the reason being that such bowls were stacked on top of each other in the kiln between firing support rings (see our item, stock number M0443 for full details).

Diameter 15 cm (approx. 6 inches). There are a few very small "nibbles" to the rim edge. There is no repair or restorati...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1364182 (stock #MA639)
Brian Page Antiques
£120.00
Chinese Song Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Bowl

This porcelain bowl was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279). It stands on a relatively wide and high foot and is coated in a finely-crackled pale greenish Qingbai glaze. The base remains unglazed and there are traces of what appears to be a Chinese character in fired-on black pigment. The glaze has flaked just a little from the rim where it is particularly thin. The glaze has also become a little stained from long burial.

Diameter 15 cm ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1362019 (stock #MA628)
Brian Page Antiques
£650.00
Fine & Rare Chinese Western Jin Dynasty Yue Ware Tray

This rare circular stoneware, or porcelaneous, dish or tray was made during the Western Jin Dynasty (AD 265 - 316). It is heavily-potted and coated in quite a thick translucent pale green, or celadon, glaze that is crackled in places. The tray has a circular compartment in its centre surrounded by six other compartments, presumably each to contain different foodstuffs. The flat underside is unglazed and marks of the firing pads on which ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1361639 (stock #MA631)
Brian Page Antiques
£320.00
Chinese Song Dynasty Henan Glazed Stoneware Bowl (AD 960 - 1279)

This stoneware bowl was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) at one of the workshops in Henan or Hebei province in the north of China. It is quite "heavily-potted" and coated in a thick glossy glaze, ranging from brown to black according to its thickness. The glaze covers the interior of the bowl but falls short of the base on the exterior revealing the pale creamy-coloured stoneware body.

It is quite a large bowl w...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1358898 (stock #MA595)
Brian Page Antiques
£2,200.00
Fine & Rare Large Chinese Yuan Dynasty Underglazed Zodiac Jar

This large and extremely rare stoneware jar of very attractive form was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368) or possibly the early part of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), most likely at one of the kilns in Yuxi, Yunnan province. It is "heavily-potted" and has been decorated in an underglazed pattern of twelve panels each featuring one of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac. It is coated in a clear and finely-crackled...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1357702 (stock #MA488)
Brian Page Antiques
£2,650.00
Large Chinese Yuan / Early Ming Dynasty "Blue & White" Jar with Cover

This large and rare early underglazed jar, complete with cover, was made during the latter part of the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368), or the early Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), at one of the kilns at Yuxi in Yunnan province. Although classed as "blue & white" ware, the colour of the underglaze cobalt blue does vary in places and the glaze is distinctly greenish in colour. Already a very rare type of jar, the "Three Friends o...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1354682 (stock #MA548)
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£175.00
Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Longquan Celadon Jarlet with Floral Pattern

This small moulded jar, or jarlet, was made during the 13th - 14th century, most likely at one of the Longquan kilns in Zhejiang province. It is particularly heavily-potted and has been made in two halves, upper and lower, that have been luted together around the waist. On opposing sides of the neck are two small loop handles. It is coated in a thick pale celadon glaze. The upper part is decorated with a well-defined rai...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1353827 (stock #MA086)
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Chinese Song Dynasty Henan Glazed Stoneware Bowl (AD 960 - 1279)

This stoneware bowl was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) at one of the workshops in Henan or Hebei province in the north of China. It is quite "heavily-potted" and coated in a thick glossy glaze, ranging from brown to black according to its thickness. The glaze covers the interior of the bowl but falls short of the base on the exterior revealing the pale creamy-coloured stoneware body.

It is quite a large bowl w...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1353825 (stock #MA313)
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Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Longquan Celadon Alms Bowl

This attractively-shaped bowl, the form often referred to as an alms bowl, was made during the 13th - 14th century at one of the Longquan kilns in Zhejiang province. It is heavily-potted and coated in a thick and finely-crackled celadon glaze. To the outer rim is a moulded decorative geometric band although this is not so easy to see due to the thickness of the glaze. To the centre inner of the bowl is an area purposely left unglazed. Th...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1351422 (stock #MA282)
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£2,750.00
Fine Large Chinese Jin Dynasty Stone Tile - Phoenix (AD 1115 - 1234)

This extremely rare large stone tile, or panel, dates to the Jin Dynasty (AD 1115 - 1234). The carving is of fine quality and features a phoenix standing amongst foliage within a square panel. It was undoubtedly once part of a series of similar stone panels (indeed we have another from the series, see also our item stock number MA283).

Height 53.5 cm (21 inches), width 49 cm (19.5 inches), weight 18.3 kg (40.25 lbs). It...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #1351420 (stock #MA283)
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£2,250.00
Fine Large Chinese Jin Dynasty Stone Tile - Bird (AD 1115 - 1234)

This extremely rare large stone tile dates to the Jin Dynasty (AD 1115 - 1234). The carving is of fine quality and features a bird standing with outstretched wings in a circle, itself within a square panel. It was undoubtedly once part of a series of similar stone panels (indeed we have another from the series, see also our item stock number MA282).

Height 53 cm (20.75 inches), width 48 cm (19 inches), weight 18.05 kg (39....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1350023 (stock #MA458)
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Fine Chinese Song Dynasty Brown Glazed Jizhou Tea Bowl

This fine stoneware tea bowl was made during the Southern Song Dynasty (AD 1127 - 1279) at one of the kilns in Jiangxi province. It is coated in a dark brown glaze save for the rim and the slightly recessed flat base where the pale creamy-white body is revealed. To the base are traces of Chinese characters in fired-on black pigment although these are too worn to be able to read.

Diameter 12 cm (4.75 inches). This bowl is in fine cond...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1349655 (stock #MA393)
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£450.00
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Henan Glazed Stoneware Jar

This large stoneware jar was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), possibly earlier, most likely from one of the kilns in Henan province. It is of an unusual yet very pleasing form and particularly "heavily-potted". It is coated in a thick dark-brown to black glaze, the colour of which varies depending on its thickness. The glaze stops just short of the flat base that remains unglazed. 

Height 33 cm (13 inches), diameter 28 cm ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1700 item #1349654 (stock #MA392)
Brian Page Antiques
£300.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Henan Glazed Stoneware Jar

This large stoneware jar was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), possibly earlier, most likely from one of the kilns in Henan province. It is of an unusual yet very pleasing form and particularly "heavily-potted". It is coated in a thick dark-brown to black glaze, the colour of which varies depending on its thickness. This jar was used for the storage of oil; indeed it must be slightly under-fired as its contents have seeped through the...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1349584 (stock #MA427)
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Rare Chinese Jin Dynasty Cizhou Enamelled Stoneware Figure

This small Cizhou stoneware figure was made during the Jin Dynasty (AD 1115 - 1234) at one of the kilns in the north, possibly the kiln in Changzhi county, Shanxi province, a known source of colourful toys. It is "heavily-potted" and coated in a very finely-crackled thick creamy-white glaze on top of which are the remains of coloured enamels. The standing figure wears a long-sleeved robe and holds what appears to be a bottle or vase....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1345699 (stock #M8927)
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£1,850.00
Fine Large Chinese Western Jin Dynasty Warrior with Oxford TL Test (AD 265 - 316)

This impressive and very rare pottery model of a warrior was made during the Western Jin Dynasty (AD 265 - 316), although some publications incorrectly attribute such figures to the earlier Han Dynasty. It is quite "heavily-potted" and made from a fine-grained grey pottery that is relatively highly-fired, having an almost metallic ring to it when tapped. The surface has been "cold painted" in a base coat of white...

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 : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1344503 (stock #MA348)
Brian Page Antiques
£600.00
Very Rare Chinese Song Dynasty Dragon Jar with Stand & Cover

This stoneware jar was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 -1279). 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 around its shoulder are found in Sichuan p...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1344307 (stock #MA331)
Brian Page Antiques
£150.00
Rare Chinese Song Dynasty Stoneware Jar / Amphora - Yixing Kiln

This rare and unusual stoneware cone-shaped storage jar, or amphora, was made during the Southern Song Dynasty (AD 1127 - 1279), most likely at the Yixing kilns in Jiangsu province in the east of China. It is quite "heavily-potted" and is coated both inside and out in a brown glaze. The body clearly shows potting rings. There are minor kiln scars to the body in places and a circular mark to the glaze at the base from the kiln su...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1344306 (stock #MA332)
Brian Page Antiques
£120.00
Rare Chinese Song Dynasty Stoneware Jar / Amphora - Yixing Kiln

This unusual stoneware cone-shaped storage jar, or amphora, was made during the Southern Song Dynasty (AD 1127 - 1279), most likely at the Yixing kilns in Jiangsu province in the east of China. It is "heavily-potted" and is coated both inside and out in a very thin brown glaze that, to the outer surface has worn or degraded in places to such an extent that the pale grey body is revealed. There are minor kiln scars to the body i...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1343189 (stock #MA318)
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Chinese Song Dynasty Glazed Pottery Ewer (Guangdong)

This pottery ewer was made during the 10th - 12th century, most likely at one of the kilns in Guangdong province where a variety of wares were made for export to south-east Asia; indeed this ewer is reported to have been excavated from present-day Cambodia. It is quite "heavily-potted" and made from a pale creamy-brown brown pottery. The inner and outer surfaces have been coated in a thin olive-green glaze that has flaked from the surface ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1342561 (stock #MA079)
Brian Page Antiques
£650.00
Fine Chinese Yuan Dynasty Black Pottery Female Figure

This exceptional pottery figure was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). It is made from a dark pottery that has a smooth burnished surface. The figure represents a female servant standing in attendance. Note the detail of the clothing, the bow across her chest, and especially the detail to the facial features and hairstyle.

The vast majority of ancient Chinese pottery figures were made in previous centuries, mostly during t...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1342559 (stock #MA080)
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Rare Chinese Yuan Dynasty Black Pottery Female Figure

This fine pottery figure was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). It is made from a dark grey/black pottery. The figure represents a female servant standing in attendance. Note the detail of the clothing and especially the fine and exquisite detail of the facial features and hairstyle.

The vast majority of ancient Chinese pottery figures were made in previous centuries, mostly during the Han and Tang dynasties. Figures such ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1342558 (stock #MA278)
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Fine & Rare Chinese Yuan Dynasty Black Pottery Chicken

This rare pottery model of a chicken or cockerel was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). It is made from a dark pottery that has a smooth burnished surface. Note the exceptionally fine detail.

The vast majority of ancient Chinese pottery figures were made in previous centuries, mostly during the Han and Tang dynasties. Figures such as this are so much rarer.

Height 13 cm (5 inches). It is in fine condition with no sign...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1342557 (stock #MA277)
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Fine & Rare Chinese Yuan Dynasty Black Pottery Dog

This rare pottery model of a dog was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). It is made from a dark pottery that has a smooth burnished surface. Note the exceptionally fine detail.

The vast majority of ancient Chinese pottery figures were made in previous centuries, mostly during the Han and Tang dynasties. Figures such as this are so much rarer.

Length 11.5 cm (4.5 inches). It is in fine condition with no sign of restoration ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1342556 (stock #MA276)
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Fine & Rare Chinese Yuan Dynasty Black Pottery Pig

This rare pottery model of a pig, or boar, was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). It is made from a dark pottery that has a smooth burnished surface. Note the exceptionally fine detail.

The vast majority of ancient Chinese pottery figures were made in previous centuries, mostly during the Han and Tang dynasties. Figures such as this are so much rarer.

Length 13.5 cm (5.25 inches). It is in fine condition with no sign of r...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1337542 (stock #MA173)
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Fine Chinese Song Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Bowl with Carved Floral & Lotus Blossom Decoration

This fine quality porcelain bowl was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279). It is thinly-potted, the porcelain body being particularly translucent, especially where the carved decoration is. The decoration features scrolling floral patterns and a lotus blossom. It is coated in a pale blue Qingbai glaze of very good colour.

Diameter 18.5 cm (7.25 inches). Although this bowl is free from res...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1337015 (stock #M9759)
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£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 1492 item #1337014 (stock #M8470)
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£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 : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1334176 (stock #M0947)
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Fine Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Longquan Celadon Alms Bowl

This fine and attractively-shaped bowl, the form often referred to as an alms bowl, was made during the 13th - 14th century at one of the Longquan kilns in Zhejiang province. It is heavily-potted and coated in an golden-green glaze. The foot rim is square cut with the recessed base remaining unglazed revealing the pale grey porcelaneous body. There is a piece of kiln grit embedded within the glaze inside the bowl, and some minor imp...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1333311 (stock #MA081)
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Tall Chinese Song Dynasty Glazed Pottery Zodiac Figure

This tall and unusual pottery figure was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279). The figure stands upright with hands together under a long flowing robe. Held across its chest is the head of a sheep, suggesting this figure was once a group of twelve figures, each holding a representation of one of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac. It is made from a reddish pottery, the body coated in finely-crackled green and yellow glazes....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1331820 (stock #MA050)
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Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Pottery Buddhist Zodiac Jar

This interesting pottery jar was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279), or possibly the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368) and has been been excavated from a Buddhist site in Yunnan province.

The jar has been decorated with a variety of techniques: around the wall of the jar have been applied strips of clay to form five lotus leaf panels. To the upper part of three of these panels is a human figure standing with hands together hol...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1331366 (stock #MA052)
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Chinese Yuan Dynasty Jun Bowl

This stoneware Junyao bowl was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). Both inner and outer surfaces are coated in a thick Jun glaze that falls short of the "heavily-potted" foot revealing the pale yellowish-brown body. The glaze is finely crackled and its colour varies from purple to blue, depending on the thickness of the glaze - note also the greenish-blue splash to the glaze inside the bowl. There are "pin holes" in the glaze in places, particularly w...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1330270 (stock #MA044)
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£850.00
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Rare Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Buddhist Jar - Chinese & Sanskrit Script

This very rare jar was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) or possibly the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368) and has been excavated from a Buddhist site in Yunnan province, then ,a particularly isolated part of China. Whilst the clay was still soft, prior to firing, the outer surface of this jar was incised with characters of Buddhist sutras. Although initial sight suggests these are bands of characters around the j...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1329401 (stock #MA006)
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£395.00
Chinese Northern Song Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Cup Stand in Kiln Saggar

A rare opportunity to acquire a Northern Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1127) kiln saggar containing a Qingbai porcelain cup stand 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 : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1329400 (stock #MA005)
Brian Page Antiques
£495.00
Chinese Northern Song Dynasty Kiln Saggar - Two Qingbai Porcelain Bowls

A rare opportunity to acquire a Northern Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1127) kiln saggar, not only still containing a Qingbai porcelain bowl, but with the almost complete remains of another fused to its underside! This was 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...