Fine Antique Asian Art, Buddhist Statues, Tea Bowls, Japanese Ceramics, Chinese Paintings,
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1367925 (stock #0406)
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Here is another highlight of our family collection: a breathtaking Chinese (karamono) Jian Yuteki (oil spot) tenmoku chawan from the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279).

The deep, rounded conical sides are covered inside and out with a thick, iridescent black glaze suffused with a dense pattern of variegated iridescent and silvery ‘oil spots’, stopping in an irregular line and pooling above the light grey stoneware foot.

The ‘oil spot’ (Jpn...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1362297 (stock #0383)
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Elegant Chinese Jian hare's fur tenmoku chawan made during the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Looking inside this Tenmoku chawan is like glazing deep into the cosmos. There one can understand the meaning of microcosm and ask whether one is looking inward or outward; probably both.

The deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a lipped rim, covered overall in a carmine-red glaze falling short of the foot and thinning to brown at the mouth-rim...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1361382 (stock #0379)
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$3,600.00

We present a rare Tenmoku tea bowl with partrige feather mottles (Chinese: 'Zhegu Ban'), made during the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279) or earlier. Looking inside this Tenmoku chawan is like glazing deep into the cosmos. There one can understand the meaning of microcosm and ask whether one is looking inward or outward; probably both...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1327744 (stock #0300)
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Here is another stunning chawan from our collection - one of the oldest available chawans in the world.

Nogime (hare's fur) Tenmoku tea bowl from the Jian Kilns - made in the Northern Song Period around 960 CE. This is one of the first tea bowls in Japan, which came together with the first tea from China. More than 1000 years old!

Little refined iron bearing clay, with iron oxide, thrown into the typical tenmoku shape...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1327639 (stock #0299)
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$995.00

China, Song (Sung) Dynasty, ca. 960 to 1279 CE, Cizhou or Henan Kiln. Lovely ceramic tea bowl covered with heavy deep brown glaze on the interior and the exterior with grey/beige rim. A lovely example!

Part of the van Norten Collection since 1936.

Size: 5,1 cm height x 10,2 cm width.

Shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1309766 (stock #0250)
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Here is another stunning chawan from our collection - one of the oldest available chawans in the world, already exhibited in a museum and published in books!

Nogime (hare's fur) Tenmoku tea bowl from the Jian Kilns - made in the Northern Song Period. This is one of the first tea bowls in Japan, which came together with the first tea from China. More than 1000 years old!

Little refined iron bearing clay, with iron oxide, thrown into the typical tenmoku shape...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1259166 (stock #0156)
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$295.00

China, 1600's late Ming Henan Black Ware Tribal Ocarina Wind Instrument Whistle. Of fig shape with rounded body and 8 holes on the front and back with an escape on the neck and glazed mouth piece, in the Song to Yuan style of earlier Henan black wares or changsha ware, though likely later in dating. The deep amber glaze darkening to brown in areas. Incised mark to front. It measures approx...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1245803 (stock #0138)
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This is one of the first tea bowls in Japan, which came together with the first tea from China. It is a Chinese Jian Tenmoku Tea Bowl of the oil-spot type. These bowls were produced in large quantities for the general public as well as for the imperial court between the 10th and and the 13th century in the Fujian province.

This type with the flaring mouth is relatively rare and is shaped in James M. Plummers: Temmoku (Tokyo, 1972), p.63...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1238325 (stock #0121)
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$800.00

An ancient Chinese Neolithic Terracotta vase from the Qijia culture, dating to approximately 2400 B.C.

This attractive earthenware vase dates to China's Qijia Culture. It is of typical form, with large body, waisted neck, and flaring mouth. The piece is decorated throughout with long vertical, combed groves.

Height: 7 inches

Condition: Stable hairline cracks to body. Overall very good condition. Unrestored.

Provenance: ex. British private collection, ex...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #1228197 (stock #0091)
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$990.00

Please feel free to enjoy this very rare type of black Chinese Dragon vase with different images on it.

It dates from the Qianlong Time 1736-1795 ( Qing Period ) and bares a zhuanshu seal mark.

The pottery vase is in very fine antique condition with no repairs or cracks.

Size: 26,1 cm height x 13,2 cm width/diameter, weight 1,4 kg.

Shipping included

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1220570 (stock #0060)
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$520.00

This delightful small pottery bowl was made during the late Song dynasty of China (around 1200 A.D.)...