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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1491888 (stock #MC476)
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Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl (Hongzhi)

This blue and white porcelain bowl with flared rim was made during the late 15th - early 16th century (Hongzhi reign 1488 – 1505). The outer wall is decorated in underglaze blue with a honeycomb pattern. The central decoration is loosely based on a vajra (Buddhist sceptre) with various other decorations around the inner wall. It is coated in a finely-crackled glaze.

Diameter 14.5 cm. Condition is very good: there is a hairlin...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1491887 (stock #MC474)
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GBP £150.00
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Chinese Ming Dynasty Glazed Pottery Ridge Tile - Lion Dog

This sturdy ridge tile in the form of a seated lion-dog dates to the latter part of the Ming Dynasty (c. 1600 - 1644). It is coated in a thick and finely-crackled attractive turquoise glaze. The curved underneath of the tile remains unglazed and has the impressions of a finely-woven cloth on which it must have been placed during manufacture.

Height 22 cm. There is a chip to one ear and kiln scars on both sides of the animal's mout...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491777 (stock #MC473)
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GBP £450.00
Sale Price (was £ 650)
Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Painted Pottery Jar

This large and impressive 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 surface colour of the pottery varies in places, a result of uneven conditions during firing. It has a short neck with flared mouth, and two sturdy loop handles on opposing sides at the waist. The outside of the jar a...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491776 (stock #MC472)
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GBP £350.00
Sale Price (was £495)
Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Painted Pottery Jar

This large and impressive 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 surface colour of the pottery varies in places, a result of uneven conditions during firing. It has a short neck with flared mouth, and two sturdy loop handles on opposing sides at the waist. The outside of the jar a...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491775 (stock #MC471)
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Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Painted Pottery Jar

This large and impressive 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 quite "heavily-potted" and is fairly highly-fired. The surface colour of the pottery varies in places, a result of uneven conditions during firing. It has a short neck with flared mouth, and two sturdy loop handles...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491774 (stock #MC470)
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GBP £250.00
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Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Painted Pottery Jar (Repaired)

This large and impressive 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 quite "heavily-potted" with a smooth surface and is fairly highly-fired. The surface colour of the pottery varies in places, a result of uneven conditions during firing. It has a short neck with flared m...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491568 (stock #MC468)
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GBP £1,500.00
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Fine Large Chinese Han Dynasty Glazed Pottery Hu Jar (with Oxford TL Test)

This fine and impressive pottery jar (hu) was made during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220). It is made from a fairly high-fired reddish pottery and coated in a particularly attractive glossy thick streaky green and finely-crackled glaze, the colour of which varies according to its thickness. Interestingly, the drips of glaze to the mouth rim and the pooling of glaze to the flat base show that this jar was fired upsid...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491536 (stock #ML040)
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GBP £285.00
Sale price (was £395)
Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse (AD 618 - 906)

This attractive pottery model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been "cold painted" in white and reddish-brown pigments. This horse is well-modelled and stands upright and alert.

Height 23 cm (9 inches). A nice example in good condition with any possible repair having been performed to a professional standard.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491535 (stock #ML041)
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GBP £285.00
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Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse (AD 618 - 906)

This attractive pottery model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been "cold painted" in white, reddish-brown and black pigments. This horse is well-modelled and stands upright and alert.

Height 22.5 cm (8.75 inches). A nice example in good condition with any possible repair having been performed to a professional standard.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491339 (stock #MC464)
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GBP £250.00
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Rare Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Stupa Jar (AD 618 - 906)

This tall pottery set comprising stand, jar and cover was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). Each part is made from a relatively high-fired grey pottery and "cold painted" in orange and white pigments, the decoration comprising geometric and floral (lotus) patterns. The stand has cut-out apertures and petals to represent a lotus flower. The cover has purpose-made holes in its upper part; it is painted with lotus lea...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491338 (stock #MC462)
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GBP £150.00
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Large Chinese Eastern Zhou / Warring States Cord-Impressed Pottery Jar

This rare and attractively-shaped pottery jar of semi-spherical form was made during the Warring States period (475 - 221 BC) or possible earlier (Eastern Zhou period 770 - 221 BC). It is made from a relatively highly-fired fine grey pottery. The lower body has been decorated with repeated cord impressions that are particularly crisp. Interestingly, there is a network of ancient root/plants growths to much of the inner s...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491337 (stock #MC460)
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Chinese Western Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Head (206 BC - AD 8)

This fine pottery head was made during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). It has been "cold painted" in a base coat of white pigment on top of which have been painted pink, red and black pigments to pick out the facial details.

Height 10.5 cm. It is in very good condition with expected surface wear but no repair or restoration.

Note: the black plastic base on which it stands in the first photo is a photographic p...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491334 (stock #MC463)
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GBP £150.00
Sale Price (was £220)
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Large Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Sichuan Pottery Female Entertainer (for repair)

This pottery model of a kneeling lady was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220) and excavated from Sichuan province. It is made from a reddish-coloured pottery. A variety of figures of this general type are known. They are often musicians and entertainers, and were made in a variety of sizes. This is an unusual example; she is kneeling and in her left hand she holds a ladle that is being dipped into...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491290 (stock #MC457)
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GBP £40.00
Sale Price (was £65)
Chinese Han Dynasty Glazed Pottery Jar - For Repair (206 BC - AD 220)

This pottery jar of "hu" form was made during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220) and comes from Shaanxi province in the northwest of China. It is made from a relatively highly-fired reddish pottery and has simple incised decorative bands surrounding the jar at its shoulder. The whole surface, including the base and inner mouth, is coated in an amber-coloured glaze that has a "bubbled" surface. The flat base has marks where ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491289 (stock #MC456)
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GBP £50.00
Sale Price (was £85)
Chinese Han Dynasty Glazed Pottery Jar - Cracked (206 BC - AD 220)

This pottery jar of "hu" form was made during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220) and comes from Shaanxi province in the northwest of China. It is made from a relatively highly-fired reddish pottery and has simple incised decorative bands surrounding the jar at its shoulder. The whole surface, including the base and inner mouth, is coated in an attractive amber-coloured glaze that is very finely-crackled. The flat base has mark...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491288 (stock #MC455)
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Chinese Han Dynasty Glazed Pottery Jar - Cracked (206 BC - AD 220)

This pottery jar of "hu" form was made during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220) and comes from Shaanxi province in the northwest of China. It is made from a relatively highly-fired reddish pottery and has simple incised decorative bands surrounding the jar at its shoulder. The whole surface, including the base and inner mouth, is coated in an attractive amber-coloured glaze that is very finely-crackled. The flat base has mark...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1491179 (stock #MC420)
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GBP £3,500.00
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Fine & Rare Chinese Warring States Pottery Bird with Oxford TL Test

This very rare pottery model of a bird, either a duck or a goose, was made during the Warring States period (475 - 221 BC). It is "heavily-potted" and made from quite a high-fired grey pottery. The duck stands with its neck and wings stretched, as if in the act of preparing to fly. Note the detail, especially to the wings, with the tiger heads. The style and decoration suggest this model was based on a bronze example. On the...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1491172 (stock #MC397)
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Fine Chinese Song Dynasty Qingbai Glazed Porcelain Bowl with Carved & Moulded Decoration

This fine and attractive deep porcelain bowl was made in the Southern Song Dynasty (AD 1127 - 1279). The inner surface is decorated with an unusual moulded floral pattern whilst the underside is decorated with a repeating carved leaf pattern. It is unusual for both upper and lower surfaces of a qingbai bowl to be decorated. It is coated in a delicate and finely-crackled pale green qingbai glaze, save for...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1491171 (stock #MC394)
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GBP £220.00
Sale price (Original price £350)
Fine & Rare Chinese Southern Song Dynasty Qingbai Glazed Porcelain Dish (with carved & moulded decoration)

This attractive porcelain dish, or shallow bowl, was made during the Southern Song Dynasty (AD 1127 - 1279). It is coated in a finely-crackled pale greenish translucent qingbai glaze, save for the rim and flat base that remain intentionally unglazed. To the small flat base is a Chinese character in fired-on black pigment that most likely represents a name.

The upper surface is decor...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1910 item #1490863 (stock #MC219)
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GBP £120.00
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Large Chinese Qing Dynasty Decorative Carved & Painted Pottery Tile

This large pottery tile was made during the Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1912). It is made from a dense grey pottery. The surface has been carved with a scene featuring an official holding a hu (an audience tablet) whilst being cooled by a servant. In front of the official is a censer with wisps of incense smoke coming from it. It has been cold-painted with various coloured pigments.

It is quite large, measuring around 31 cm (12...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1490862 (stock #MC378)
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GBP £295.00
Sale Price (was £600)
Chinese Song Dynasty Stoneware Jar with Rare Stand & Cover - Dragon Chasing Pearl

This rare and impressive stoneware jar was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 -1279). It is quite "heavily-potted" with the outer body and inner mouth coated in an attractive chocolate-brown glaze, that has an almost "silvery" sheen to it. The applied decoration around the shoulder features a dragon chasing a pearl. The pearl represents wisdom, prosperity, power, immortality and the moon, and is also used as ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1490861 (stock #MB755)
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GBP £185.00
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Rare Chinese Western Han Dynasty Bronze Cauldron / Jar

This domestic bronze cooking vessel was made during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8) or possibly earlier. It has two handles on opposing sides of the shoulder. It is quite "heavily-cast" and the casting lines are quite pronounced, especially across the flat base. There is some corrosion, mostly to the base where it comprises mostly malachite (green) and azurite (blue). There are also black carbon deposits on the surface in places,...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1490839 (stock #M7712)
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GBP £650.00
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Large Chinese Neolithic Caiyuan Pottery Jar with Oxford TL Test

This large and impressive pottery jar was made by peoples of the Caiyuan Culture (c. 2600 - 2200 BC) and has been excavated from the Ningxia Autonomous Region in the north of China. It is quite "heavily-potted" and has been fired to a very pleasing pale yellowish-brown with the surface colour becoming more red in places. The upper surface has been burnished and is very smooth to the touch. The lower surface has been simply yet ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1490461 (stock #MC448)
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GBP £1,500.00
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Large Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Camel with Oxford TL Test

This impressive pottery model of a Bactrian camel was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a pale buff-coloured pottery, has good detail and has been "cold painted" in a base coat of a creamy-white pigment with details picked out in brown, red and black pigments. The camel stands upright and alert with its head held high and turned a little to its left. Its two humps are particularly prominent.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1490459 (stock #MC447)
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GBP £1,500.00
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Fine LARGE Chinese Western Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Hu Jar & Cover (with Oxford TL Test)

This large and imposing pottery jar, of "hu" form, was made during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). It is made from grey pottery and has a particularly wide body, the neck flaring out into a wide mouth. Unusually, it comes complete with its original cover.

The surface has been thickly cold-painted with a creamy-white pigment on top of which are swirls and geometric patterns in yellow-ochr...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1490457 (stock #MC446)
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GBP £750.00
Sale Price (was £ 1,200)
LARGE Chinese Western Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Hu Jar

This large and imposing pottery jar, of "hu" form, was made during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). It is made from a fairly high-fired grey pottery. It has a particularly wide body with a relatively short neck that flares out into a wide mouth. There are three raised decorative bands surrounding its wide body. On opposite sides at the shoulder are moulded "taotie" mask handles. The outer surface has been cold-painted in creamy...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1490455 (stock #M0922)
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GBP £120.00
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Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - 16th C. Crane

This unusual blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the mid to late 16th century c.1560-1580. The outer surface remains undecorated whereas the inner surface is particularly elaborately decorated. In the centre is a standing bird, most likely a crane (a symbol of longevity), together with various plants and blossoms. The surrounding wall is decorated with a pattern featuring lotus leaf panels and tassels.

This is...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1490384 (stock #MB549)
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Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Zodiac Figure - Goat

This pottery figure was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It takes a human form, other than the head which is of the zodiac animal represented, in this case the goat. The figure stands upright with hands clasped together against its chest under a flowing robe. It is made from a reddish pottery that has been cold-painted in a base coat of white on top of which are traces of orange and black pigments.

Height 26 cm (10.5 i...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1490380 (stock #ML036)
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GBP £285.00
Sale price (was £395)
Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse (AD 618 - 906)

This attractive pottery model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been "cold painted" in white and reddish-brown pigments. This horse is well-modelled and stands upright and alert with its head turned slightly to its left.

Height 21.5 cm (8.5 inches). A nice example in good condition with any possible repair having been performed to a professional standard. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1490379 (stock #MA001)
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Chinese Northern Song Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Bowl in Kiln Saggar

A rare opportunity to acquire a Northern Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1127) kiln saggar still containing its Qingbai porcelain bowl, 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. 

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1490351 (stock #MC437)
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GBP £195.00
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Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Painted Pottery Bowl / Jar

This pottery bowl, or 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 made from a pale yellowish-brown pottery and is more highly-fired than most known examples. It has a wide body with a flared rim. There are two small loop handles on opposing sides. The upper body and inner mouth have ...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1980 item #1490346 (stock #MC442)
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GBP £600.00
Sale Price (was £695)
Fine LARGE Glazed Stoneware Studio Pottery Jar - Malcolm Pepper

This large and impressive stoneware jar was made by Malcolm Pepper (1937 - 1980) during the 1970s. It is "heavily-potted" and attractively decorated. Looking inside shows it was thrown in two sections, luted together at the widest part of the body. The outer surface coated in a finely-crackled transparent glaze that has a hint of green. The inner surface coated in a dark iron glaze.

Height 46 cm (18 inches). In fine conditio...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1490296 (stock #MC436)
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GBP £150.00
Sale Price (was £220)
Fine Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Buddhist Pottery 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. It is made from a relatively high-fired grey pottery.

The jar has a flat base with marks showing it was removed from the potter's wheel by a piece of string or wire. Strips of clay have been applied to the outer wall of the body to fo...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1490295 (stock #MC434)
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GBP £150.00
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Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Buddhist Pottery 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. It is made from a relatively highly-fired grey pottery. The reddish-brown surface colour is from the iron-rich burial soil.

The jar has a flat base with marks left showing it was removed from the potter's wheel by a piece of string or wire....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1490292 (stock #MC433)
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GBP £95.00
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Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Buddhist Lotus Leaf Pottery Jar (Uncleaned)

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. It is made from a pale grey pottery. Decoration is fairly simple with strips of clay applied to the upper body to form five lotus leaf panels.

Height 24.75 cm (9.75 inches). Although it has not been properly cleaned since exc...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1490291 (stock #MC435)
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GBP £95.00
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Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Buddhist Lotus Leaf Pottery Jar (Sanskrit)

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. It is made from a fairly high-fired pale grey pottery. Decoration is fairly simple with strips of clay applied to the upper body to form four lotus leaf panels. Between the top of each leaf are incised lines and small circles.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1490290 (stock #MC431)
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GBP £850.00
Sale Price (was £1,650)
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Tall Chinese Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Female Attendant Figure   

This tall and impressive pottery figure was made during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). It is made from a dense grey pottery, the head made separately to the body. Both head and body have been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments, traces of which still remain. The figure represents a female attendant and she wears long flowing robes. The head has two small vertical slots where originally would have been so...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1490255 (stock #MC425)
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GBP £8,500.00
Sale Price (Original Price: £ 12,000 )
Fine TALL Pair Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Lokapala Figures with Oxford TL Test  

This fine and impressive matching pair of pottery lokapala figures was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). They are "heavily-potted" and made from a reddish pottery that have been "cold painted" in various coloured pigments. On the surface in places there still remain traces of gold leaf. Note the exquisite detail of their clothing and hairstyle. They have clenched fists with ferocious facia...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1490254 (stock #MC430)
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GBP £3,000.00
Sale Price (Original Price: £ 6,500 )
Fine TALL Chinese Tang Dynasty White Pottery Guardian Figure with Oxford TL Test  

This undeniably impressive pottery figure of a guardian was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a fairly high-fired creamy-white pottery with traces of yellow, red and black "cold painted" pigments to the surface. He stands upon a rock, head turned slightly, with his hands out. Note the clothing and head gear: an armoured jacket secured with straps over his shoulder and a belt at he ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1490146 (stock #MC428)
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Fine Pair of Tall Chinese Song Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Dragon Jars   

This fine pair of tall and impressive porcelain jars was made in the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279), more specifically around the 11th - 12th century. This type of tall qingbai-glazed porcelain jar was made throughout the 11th to 14th centuries, although the later versions tend to be more "coarse", more thinly-potted and made from multiple moulded sections luted together. These examples are quite "heavily-potted" and ma...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1490145 (stock #MC429)
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Fine Pair of Tall Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Jars   

This fine pair of tall and impressive porcelain jars was made in the 13th - 14th century, toward the end of the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) or the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). Interestingly they have been made in several sections that have been luted together. They are coated in a finely-crackled greenish-blue qingbai glaze of very good colour.

This is a true matching pair. Various decorations have been moulde...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1490144 (stock #MC427)
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GBP £350.00
Sale Price (was £650)
Tall Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Qingbai Porcelain Jar   

This tall and impressive porcelain jar was made in the 13th - 14th century, toward the end of the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279) or the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). Interestingly it has been made in several sections that have been luted together. It is coated in a finely-crackled greenish qingbai glaze (the colour on the cover is a little more blue than the jar). Various decorations have been moulded and applied to the surface. The...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1490121 (stock #MC426)
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GBP £2,500.00
Sale Price (was £ 4,200 )
Large Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Camel with Oxford TL Test

This unusually large and impressive pottery model of a Bactrian camel was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is heavily-potted and made from a fairly high-fired buff-coloured pottery. In places on the surface are firing cracks, likely due to the thickness of the pottery. The surface has been cold-painted in a yellow-ochre coloured pigment on top of which have been painted reddish-brown and black pigments for th...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1490070 (stock #MC421)
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GBP £45.00
Sale Price (was £85)
Rare Chinese Yuan Dynasty Small Pottery Bucket

This unusual object, a pottery model of a bucket, was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). Black, or dark grey, pottery objects dating to the Yuan Dynasty are not widely known. They are found in the northern provinces, particularly Gansu province in the north-west.

This item is quite heavily-potted and fairly highly-fired with a smooth burnished surface. Adhering to the inner surface are the remains of ancient root/plant growths f...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1490029 (stock #MC419)
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GBP £2,500.00
Sale Price (was £ 3,995 )
TALL Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Sichuan Pottery Farmer with Shield

This tall pottery figure was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220) and has been excavated from Sichuan province. Such figures are usually referred to as farmers, although during this period Sichuan farmers were also called upon by their masters to become soldiers when required. This figure holds in his left hand a long sword, and in his right hand a shield. There is also a short knife attached to his belt. He wea...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1490026 (stock #MC418)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £2,500.00
Sale Price (was £ 3,995 )
TALL Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Sichuan Pottery Farmer (81cm / 32")

This tall pottery figure was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220) and has been excavated from Sichuan province. It is made from a reddish pottery and is highly detailed. Such figures are usually referred to as farmers, although during this period Sichuan farmers were also called upon by their masters to become soldiers when required. As well as holding a long-handled spade in one hand and a winnowing tray in th...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1489746 (stock #MC410)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £95.00
Sale Price (was £145)
Fine Small Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Celadon Glazed Porcelain Jar

This attractive small porcelain jar was made in the 12th - 14th century during the Song (AD 960 - 1279) or the Yuan Dynasty (1279 - 1368). It is quite "heavily-potted" and coated in a thick pale olive-green glaze. The body, when soft, was indented with five wide vertical impressions to give it a lobed appearance. The foot remains unglazed revealing the pale grey body. There is a small kiln scar to the body.

Height 6.5 cm...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1489745 (stock #MC409)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £65.00
Sale Price (was £95)
Chinese Yuan / Ming Dynasty Celadon Glazed Dish

This saucer-dish was made in the 13th - 14th century during the Yuan (AD 1279 - 1368) or early Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). It is "heavily-potted" and coated in a thick lightly-crackled celadon glaze save for the foot that has fired to a deep reddish-brown. The glaze has a very pleasant "silky-smooth" feel to it. This high-fired type of ware is variously described as stoneware or porcelain and it certainly has quite a high-pitched sound when tap...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1489734 (stock #MC389)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £95.00
Sale Price (was £120)
Chinese Song Dynasty Qingbai Glazed Porcelain Dish (with decoration)

This saucer-dish was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279). Its inner surface and outer wall are coated in a very finely-crackled pale qingbai glaze that has just a hint of green. The inner surface is decorated with what appears to be an impressed floral decoration although the impression is quite faint. The rim remains purposely unglazed as does the flat concave base. Interestingly around the outer wall can be seen...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1489731 (stock #MC393)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £120.00
Sale Price (was £185)
Chinese Song /Yuan Dynasty Qingbai Glazed Incised Porcelain Bowl (with characters)

This porcelain bowl with flared rim was made during the 12th - 13th Century (Late Song - Yuan Dynasty). It is fairly "heavily-potted" and coated in quite a dark greenish qingbai glaze that is finely-crackled. The rim edge remains unglazed and in places has fired to a deep reddish-brown. The inner surface is simply decorated with an abstract incised pattern whereas the underside is more elaborately decorated wi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1489661 (stock #MC388)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £120.00
Sale Price (was £220)
Tall Chinese Ming Dynasty Glazed Pottery Figure

This pottery model of an official figure was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). It is quite highly-fired and made from a pale pinkish-brown pottery and includes an integral hexagonal plinth on which the figure stands. The head has been made separately and slots into the hole at the neck. The figure has been coated in green and amber glazes that have, over much of their surfaces, acquired a silvery iridescence, a result of long burial i...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1489442 (stock #ML035)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £285.00
Sale price (was £395)
Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse (AD 618 - 906)

This attractive pottery model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been "cold painted" in white and reddish-brown pigments. This horse is well-modelled and stands upright and alert.

Height 23 cm (9 inches). A nice example in good condition with any possible repair having been performed to a professional standard.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1489441 (stock #ML034)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £285.00
Sale price (was £395)
Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse (AD 618 - 906)

This attractive pottery model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been "cold painted" in white and reddish-brown pigments. This horse is well-modelled and stands upright and alert.

Height 22.25 cm (8.75 inches). A nice example in good condition with any possible repair having been performed to a professional standard.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1489440 (stock #ML033)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £285.00
Sale price (was £395)
Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse (AD 618 - 906)

This attractive pottery model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been "cold painted" in white and reddish-brown pigments. This horse is well-modelled and stands upright and alert.

Height 22 cm (8.5 inches). A nice example in good condition with any possible repair having been performed to a professional standard.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1488997 (stock #MX009)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £1,995.00
Sale price (was £2,500)
Fine Pair of Tall Chinese Han Dynasty Burnished Pottery Vases

This fine, impressive and very rare pair of pottery vases was made during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8) or possibly a little earlier. They are of a particularly pleasing and elegant form, the wide bodies rising up from the flat bases, then constricting into long slender necks and finally opening up into fairly wide mouths. They are quite "heavily-potted" and made from a dense fine-grained dark grey pottery, the surface o...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1488901 (stock #MC376)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £3,500.00
Sale Price (was £ 6,000 )
Fine & Rare Chinese Yuan Dynasty Burnished Black Pottery Horse & Groom with Oxford TL Test

These impressive and attractive pottery models of a horse and groom were made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). Such figures from the Yuan Dynasty are very distinctive and are particularly rare and desirable. The surface of these figures is typically fired to grey, or almost black, and sometimes, as in this case, burnished to a smooth finish.

The horse is laden with a pack on its back, on t...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1488900 (stock #MC377)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £2,000.00
Sale Price (was £ 3,500)
Fine & Rare Large Chinese Yuan Dynasty Burnished Black Pottery Horse

This impressive and attractive pottery model of a horse was made during the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). Such figures from the Yuan Dynasty are very distinctive and are particularly rare and desirable. The surface of these figures is typically fired to grey, or almost black, and sometimes, as in this case, burnished to a smooth finish.

The horse is laden with a pack on its back, on top of which is tied a tiger skin. N...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1488898 (stock #ML032)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £320.00
Sale price (was £395)
Fine Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Horse (AD 618 - 906)

This very attractive pottery model of a horse was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been "cold painted" in a creamy-white pigment. This horse is well-modelled and stands upright and alert with its head turned a little to its left.

Height 22 cm (8.5 inches). A fine example in very good condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1488634 (stock #M9267)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £950.00
Sale Price (was £ 2,500)
Exceptionally LARGE Chinese Neolithic / Bronze Age Impressed Pottery Jar with Oxford TL Test

This extremely rare and imposing pottery jar dates to the around the 1st millennium BC, the late Chinese Neolithic / Bronze Age period. It is, without doubt, the largest and most substantial pottery jar we have ever encountered from this period. It has a rounded base and the whole of the outer surface has been decorated with repeated coarsely-woven cord impressions. Interestingly the inner surface be...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1488410 (stock #MC083)
BRIAN PAGE ORIENTAL ART
GBP £495.00
Sale Price (was £650)
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Fine Rare Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Inscribed Buddhist Sanskrit Pottery Jar

This very rare and fascinating pottery jar was made around the 13th - 14th century 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, at the time a particularly isolated part of China. It is made from a relatively highly-fired grey pottery the surface colour varying in places from pale to dark grey although much of t...