All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1386943 (stock #PT(H)-003)
A beautiful authentic Western Han pottery cocoon jar in the shape of a silkworm cocoon. The outer surface is embellished with the original painted abstract banding and scrolling designs in pigments of dark and light brick reds, grey blue, and white. Size: H. 28cm.L. 31cm. W. 28cm Condition: Minor chip on the rim and the base from age.See photos.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1384509 (stock #PTH-002)
An original very rare dark green amber Han hill jar with lions, tigers, monkeys, deer, and horse and rider with bow and arrow. The lid of the hill jar represent the five scared mountains which is the path between the earth and Paradise.The scared mountains is filled with animals that live there. Age: Han Dynasty. 206BC-220AD Size: H.26cm. W. 21cm.Condition: No repairs, normal ageing.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1379209 (stock #MART-007)
A rare Chinese large jar.These jars were originally used for storage of food for trading ships. They were eventually traded to the natives in Southeast Asia, mainly Borneo, and were highly prized. The center of the vase has a relief of two dragon with white claws. Size: H. 70 cm. W.46 cm. Condition: Very good with no repairs.International shipping included in the price.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1378234 (stock #PT-018)
A very rare Jin Dynasty Greenware jar with three lugs typical of that era. The green glaze going two thirds of the way down the vase. The inside is glazed also. Comes with a certificate from the Chinese Government Auction House. Size H. 47 cm. Condition: Very nice glaze. No repairs. A fine kiln crack around the bottom unglazed area that does not go through the inside.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1376985 (stock #MART-003)
A very rare large white Chinese vase. Very difficult to find an original white vase like this. The production of white glazed wares was not very large, yet their quality was generally rather high.This one has a symbol of a human figure painted inside most likely done by the those who owned the vase. Size: H. 84cm. W. 45cm. Condition: Perfect.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1376977 (stock #MART-001)
A very large museum quality blue cobalt Jar. It is very, very rare to find this type of vase in cobalt blue, especially in this size and condition. The center of the vase has a relief of a dragon chasing the elusive flaming pearl. Size: H. 92.8cm. W. 46cm. Condition: Very good with no repairs or missing parts. One side has some calcification from being buried for a long time. It show up more in the photo than it actually is.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1374060 (stock #MART-002)
This is one of the earliest and rarest original types of vases made in Vietnam. It has a rich chocolate brown glaze with beautiful drippings going down to the base. This style of jar has been copied in later times in China and Southeast Asia. Size: H. 64.8cm W. 40cm. Condition: Perfect. No repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1365658 (stock #MART-004)
A very rare extremely large storage jar from the Chinese Song period, 960 -1126 AD.These jars were used for storage for Chinese trading vessels. They were then traded off to Chieftains in Southeast Asia and were considered sacred items. Most jars were from the Ming to the middle Qing Dynasties. This one is very rare as it dates back to the Song Dynasty. This vase was found in Borneo, Malaysia. It is unusual to find this size jar intact from that period. Size: H. 76 cm. W. 57 cm. Condition: No r...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1354537 (stock #MART-005)
A very rare large four scene Ming jar (1368 - 1644 AD) with three panels depicting the three friends and an additional panel of a small animal, the moon and a mountain scene. Size: H. 56cm. W. 38cm. Condition: No repairs. Some loss of the glaze around the rim. "For his residence, earth was piled to form a hill and a hundred plum trees, which along with lofty pines and tall bamboo comprise the friends of winter, were planted."
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1338476 (stock #MART-006)
A large rare Ming jar. The brown glaze is decorated with strings of dots going down the sides. Size: H. 58cm. W. 42cm. Condition: No repairs,cracks or broken parts.