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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1371212 (stock #MA797)
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£120.00
Chinese Late Ming Dynasty / Transitional Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

This blue & white porcelain bowl was made around the mid 17th century (c. 1630 – 1660). It is “heavily-potted” and coated in a thick crackled glaze. The colour of the underglaze blue decoration varies in places and features a floral scroll. It has an iron-brown rim, this to prevent fritting of the glaze during manufacture.

Diameter 15 cm (6 inches). This bowl is in fine condition and has no restoration or repair. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1371210 (stock #MA796)
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£110.00
Chinese Late Ming Dynasty / Transitional Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

This blue & white porcelain bowl was made around the mid 17th century (c. 1630 – 1660). It is decorated with a cloud pattern, blue lines that surround the inner and outer surfaces, and a good luck character to its centre. It has an iron-brown rim, this to prevent fritting of the glaze during manufacture.

Diameter 14.5 cm (5.75 inches). There is some surface wear to the inside centre and a tiny chip to the underside ri...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1371140 (stock #MA733)
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£48.00
Chinese Monochrome 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. The surface is stained in places and there are also some sea-growths still adhering to the surface.

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

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1371137 (stock #MA754)
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£48.00
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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1370276 (stock #MA774)
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Large Chinese Early 19th Century Blue & White Porcelain Dish – Diana Cargo

This large attractive dish was made at the beginning of the 19th century. The underglaze blue decoration covers the whole of the upper surface in what has been called a “starburst” pattern whereas the underside is much more modestly decorated. Inside the foot ring the convex base is unglazed.

This dish was part of the “Diana Cargo”, a shipwreck dated to 1817 and sold at Christie’s, Amsterdam in 1995. T...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1370275 (stock #MA773)
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Large Chinese Early 19th Century Blue & White Porcelain Dish – Diana Cargo

This large attractive dish was made at the beginning of the 19th century. The underglaze blue decoration covers the whole of the upper surface in what has been called a “starburst” pattern whereas the underside is much more modestly decorated. Inside the foot ring the convex base is unglazed. This dish was part of the “Diana Cargo”, a shipwreck dated to 1817 and sold at Christie’s, Amsterdam in 1995. The o...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1369985 (stock #MA772)
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£45.00
Chinese 19th Century Blue & White Porcelain Bowl with Block-Printed Decoration

This unusual porcelain bowl was made during the early 19th, or possibly 18th century. It has a flared rim, is relatively “heavily-potted” and stands on quite a high foot. The underglaze blue decoration is a mixture of repeated various “stamped” (or block-printed) patterns and manually painted decoration. The glaze is quite thick and in places close to the base there is an ”orange peel” effect to the g...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1369975 (stock #MA792)
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£120.00
Fine Small Chinese Transitional Blue & White Porcelain Jar

This attractively-shaped porcelain jar was made during the “Transitional” period, around the middle of the 17th century at the end of the Ming Dynasty and the beginning of the following Qing Dynasty. It is decorated in underglaze blue of good colour with a pattern comprising mostly branches of peaches (meaning marriage and immortality). Height 9 cm (3.5 inches). No repair or restoration; fine condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1367706 (stock #MA747)
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Chinese Blue & 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. The underglaze blue decoration covering almost the entire surface is quite elaborate, including in its center, a very well-executed spiral pattern. It is relatively “heavily-potted” and its surface has a nice “silky” feel to it.

The majority of recovered shipwreck ceramics will of course h...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1367705 (stock #MA748)
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Chinese Blue & 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. The underglaze blue decoration features a stamped pattern of what appears to be a mountainous countryside scene. It is coated in a finely-crackled glaze, the colour of which varies slightly in places. Such bowls were stacked on top of each other in the kiln and so the central inner surface remains ungla...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1367704 (stock #MA750)
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£38.00
Chinese Blue & 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 of finer quality than many other Tek Sing pieces with a nice “silky” feel to the surface. The underglaze blue decoration is limited to a wide bad of geometric patterns around the outer rim.

The majority of recovered shipwreck ceramics will of course have some degree of wear / damage / chi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1367703 (stock #MA749)
Brian Page Antiques
£38.00
Chinese Blue & 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 of finer quality than many other Tek Sing pieces with a nice “silky” feel to the surface. The underglaze blue decoration, although fired almost to black on this example, is limited to a wide band of geometric patterns around the outer rim.

The majority of recovered shipwreck ceramics will...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1367702 (stock #MA752)
Brian Page Antiques
£38.00
Chinese Blue & 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. The underglaze blue decoration features a stamped pattern of what appears to be a mountainous countryside scene. Such bowls were stacked on top of each other in the kiln and so the central inner surface remains partly unglazed in order to prevent them from fusing together during firing. Interestingly th...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1367701 (stock #MA751)
Brian Page Antiques
£38.00
Chinese Blue & 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. The underglaze blue decoration features a stamped pattern of what appears to be a mountainous countryside scene. It is coated in a crackled glaze. Such bowls were stacked on top of each other in the kiln and so the central inner surface remains unglazed in order to prevent them from fusing together duri...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1367700 (stock #MA746)
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Chinese Blue & 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. The underglaze blue decoration features a stamped pattern of what appears to be a mountainous countryside scene. Such bowls were stacked on top of each other in the kiln and so the central inner surface remains unglazed in order to prevent them from fusing together during firing.

The majority of r...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1367184 (stock #MA720)
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Large Chinese 18th Century Blue & White Porcelain Bowl – Nanking Cargo

This attractive porcelain bowl was made around the mid-eighteen century. The underglaze blue decoration features a varied riverside scene comprising trees, house, a man crossing a bridge. The two most prominent trees are pines. The pine is an evergreen and represents strength and longevity.

This bowl was part of the “Nanking Cargo”, dated to approximately 1750 and sold at Christie’s, Amsterdam in 1986.

A ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1367183 (stock #MA719)
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Fine Chinese 18th Century Blue & White Porcelain Dish – Nanking Cargo

This attractive porcelain dish was made around the mid-eighteen century. The porcelain is of fine quality and is particularly translucent. The underglaze blue decoration, of very good colour, features two pine trees surrounded by geometric borders. The pine is an evergreen and represents strength and longevity.

This dish was part of the “Nanking Cargo”, dated to approximately 1750 and sold at Christie’s, Amster...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1366048 (stock #MA677)
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£42.00
Chinese 19th Century Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

This porcelain bowl was made during the 19th century. It has a flared mouth and stands on quite a sturdy foot. The underglaze blue decoration is quite elaborate and has fired almost to black in places, the brightest blue being the mark within the recessed base.

Diameter 16.5 cm (6.5 inches). This bowl is in fine condition with no restoration or repair and a good ring when tapped.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1366047 (stock #MA678)
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£38.00
Chinese 19th Century Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

This porcelain bowl was made during the 19th century. It is fairly "heavily-potted" and stands on a wide sturdy foot. The underglaze blue decoration has been stamped on and has fired more to black than blue. To the inner surface is a circle where the glaze has been wiped away, allowing a stack of bowls to be fired in the kiln inside each other without being fused together. Bowls of this type were found in the cargo of the Tek Sing, a shipwreck...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1366046 (stock #MA653)
Brian Page Antiques
£30.00
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 shirt 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 : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1366045 (stock #MA654)
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£30.00
Chinese 19th Century Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

This "heavily-potted" porcelain bowl was made during the 19th century. It is of an attractive form with its straight wall and glossy glaze. The colour of the underglaze blue decoration varies in places. Diameter 11 cm. It is fine condition with no restoration or repair.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1366044 (stock #MA655)
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£30.00
Chinese 19th Century Small Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

This attractively-shaped smaller porcelain bowl was made during the 19th century. It has a flared rim and stands on quite a sturdy high foot. The underglaze blue has fired almost to black; note the Chinese character to the inner centre and the seal mark to the base. Diameter 10.5 cm. This bowl is in fine condition with no restoration or repair. 

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1366043 (stock #MA679)
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£20.00
Chinese 19th Century Blue & White Porcelain Dish

This porcelain dish was made during the 19th century most likely at the Dehua kilns in Fujian province and probably specifically for export. It is fairly "heavily-potted" with quite a simplistic floral pattern in underglaze blue, the colour of which varies in places. Note the Chinese characters to the underside. Dishes of this type were found in the cargo of the Tek Sing, a shipwreck dated to around 1822.

Diameter 18 cm (7 inches). A chip ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1364582 (stock #M0970)
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£235.00
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 10.5 cm (4 inches). There is small "nibble" to the inner ed...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1364581 (stock #M0841)
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£250.00
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 1700 item #1354674 (stock #MA526)
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£185.00
Fine Chinese Transitional Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

This fine quality porcelain bowl was made during the Transitional period, the middle to late 17th century. It is fairly "heavily-potted" and elaborately decorated in underglaze blue, the pattern featuring flower blossoms. To the base is a floral mark within two wide blue bands.. The rim is coated in iron brown to prevent fritting of the glaze during manufacture.

Diameter 14.75 cm (5.75 inches). This bowl is in fine condition with no r...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1354414 (stock #M0833)
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£250.00
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 decorated in underglaze blue, the main pattern on the cover featuring chrysanthemums, the emblem of friendship. Surrounding both the cover and the box are the "eight treasures", all marks of good fortune.

It is large example of its type with a diamet...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1353700 (stock #MA404)
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Chinese Kangxi Blue & White Porcelain Square Bottle Vase

This heavily-potted blue & white bottle was made during the Kangxi reign (1662 - 1722) of the Qing Dynasty. To be accurate, the shape is rectangular as opposed to square. It is nicely decorated, each panel containing many flower blossoms surrounded by a key-fret border. The flat base remains unglazed with characters (?) that appear to be in fired-on black pigment. It has a short neck with a flared mouth.

Height 21.5 cm (8.5 inches)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1353694 (stock #MA297)
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£250.00
(price for the pair)
Fine Pair Chinese Transitional Blue & White Porcelain Bowls

This pair of fine quality porcelain bowls was made during the Transitional period, the middle to late 17th century. They are both elaborately decorated in underglaze blue of a good deep blue, the pattern featuring a phoenix standing amongst various plants & blossoms. To the base of each is a pictorial mark within thin blue rings. One bowl has a stained scratch to the underside.

The diameter of each is approximately 13 cm (5 inch...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1353693 (stock #MA294)
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£185.00
Fine Chinese Transitional Blue & White Porcelain Bowl

This fine quality porcelain bowl was made during the Transitional period, the middle to late 17th century. It is elaborately decorated in underglaze blue, the pattern featuring flower blossoms. To the base is a seal mark. The rim is coated in iron brown to prevent fritting of the glaze during manufacture.

Diameter 15 cm (6 inches). Fine condition with no repair or restoration and a good ring when tapped.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #1349656 (stock #MA394)
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£650.00
Large Chinese Qing Dynasty Martaban Dragon Jar

This large and impressive stoneware jar dates to the latter part of the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1912). This type of large ovoid-shaped storage jar is often referred to as a Martaban (or Martavan) jar, and was used for the transportation of trade goods around south-east Asia. This jar is very nicely decorated with two dragons and is coated in an attractive yellow-green glaze, the colour of which varies in places. The glaze stops short of the flat ba...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1348187 (stock #MA402)
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Chinese Kangxi Blue & White Porcelain Dish - Swastika Mark

This attractive porcelain dish was made during the Kangxi reign (1622 - 1722) of the Qing Dynasty. It is quite "heavily-potted" and has a moulded cavetto and foliate rim. The underglaze blue decoration is of very good colour and features in the centre a basket of flowers surrounded by various floral and blossom patterns. The underside is more simply decorated and has a beribboned Buddhist swastika design in the centre of the base.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1348163 (stock #MA399)
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Chinese Ming / Qing Dynasty Glazed Ridge Tile - Horse & Rider

This large and impressive detailed "tileworks" model of a horse & rider was made during the 17th / 18th century, most likely a product of one of the tile-works kilns in Shanxi, north China. This type of ridge tile is described in the British Museum book "Ming Ceramics", where similar examples are illustrated, as "a celestial warrior riding a flying horse". It is coated in green, black and yellow glazes. 

This example is in fi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1348162 (stock #MA396)
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Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Kendi - Hatcher Cargo

This blue & white porcelain kendi is part of the "Hatcher Cargo", recovered in the 1980s by Captain Michael Hatcher from the "Hatcher junk" (dated to c.1643 - 1646). The underglaze blue decoration is in kraak style and features crane and floral motifs. The body and neck have been made separately, the join of the neck to the body being evident in a line of crackle to the glaze that surrounds part of the neck (let us stress that...