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Over 1000 antique Ceramics Over 200 Years Old

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Chinese blue and white bowl, Kangxi (1662-1722), d
Chinese blue and white bowl, Kangxi (1662-1722), d Ref: R66
Chinese blue and white bowl, Kangxi (1662-1722), decorated in the centre with a single peony spray within a double ring border, the reverse with three alternating Buddhist lions and peony sprays, with six-character apocryphal Jiajing mark to base, diameter: 6 5/8in., 16.7cm, condition: good. For a similarly decorated rounded dish from the Shunzhi period, see 'Seventeenth Century Chinese Porcelain from the Butler Family Collection (1990), p. 118, pl. 70. A similar bowl, is also illustrated in 'The Palace Museum's Collection of Blue and White Porcelains from Kangxi Period of Qing Dynasty I' (The Forbidden City Publishing House, 2016), pp. 226-7, pl. 101.

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Price: 2,400.00




Chinese blue and white circular box and cover, Kan
Chinese blue and white circular box and cover, Kan Ref: R983
Chinese blue and white circular box and cover, Kangxi (1662-1722), the cover decorated with a jardinière and precious objects, surrounded by scrolling flowers and leaves, the base with further scrolling flowers and leaves, diameter: 4 1/2in. 11.5cm; condition: small chip to rim of base, cover slightly larger than base.

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Price: 1,200.00




Extremely rare Chinese blue and white ewer (aftaba
Extremely rare Chinese blue and white ewer (aftaba Ref: V987
Extremely rare Chinese blue and white ewer (aftaba), Kangxi (1662-1722), with pear-shaped body, 'S' shaped spout and dragon-head terminal to handle, decorated with vignettes enclosing a pheasant and branches above rockwork, the spreading foot with flower heads and a cross-diaper band, height: 11 1/2in., 29.2cm; condition: restoration to rim and neck, base of spout and faint crack to handle. The shape is derived from a Turkish or Indian metal form. Ewers of this type were usually accompanied by a basin. It was made at Jingdezhen in south-west China at the end of the 17th century for export to India or the Middle East, where these ewers were used for hand washing. In the 17th century, the courts of India were very prosperous and had been collecting Chinese blue and white since the Yuan dynasty. A similar ewer can be seen in the Topkapi Palace Museum Catalogue; also see Stamen, Volk & Ye, 'A Culture Revealed: Kangxi-Era Porcelain from the Rui Tang Collection', p. 240, pl. 109. for an illustrated example.

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Price: 23,000.00




Pair of Chinese blue and white vases, Kangxi (1662
Pair of Chinese blue and white vases, Kangxi (1662 Ref: X741
Pair of Chinese blue and white vases, Kangxi (1662-1722), decorated with 'the Love Chase' scene depicting three figures on horseback and an attendant approaching a bridge, with a boatman on a river, surrounded by a pavilion, pine and rockwork, height: 6 1/2in. 16.5cm. 6 1/4in. 15.4cm; condition: one with a rim chip restored to a very high standard. For a similar vase see Sir Harry Garner, Oriental Blue and White, London, 1973 (1954), pl. 69A.

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Price: 8,000.00




Chinese blue and white censer, Kangxi (1662-1722),
Chinese blue and white censer, Kangxi (1662-1722), Ref: X916
Chinese blue and white censer, Kangxi (1662-1722), decorated with auspicious objects with inscriptions which roughly translate as Zia Huo Fang promises to be forever devoted to Buddha, the vertical inscription reads devoted disciple Yip You Boon happily presents this piece, Chenghua six-character mark, diameter: 8in., 20.30cm. condition: some glaze-crawl to surface; restored rim chip

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Chinese blue and white dish, Kangxi (1662-1722), d
Chinese blue and white dish, Kangxi (1662-1722), d Ref: Y209
Chinese blue and white dish, Kangxi (1662-1722), decorated in the centre with three peony flowers within a shaped border, the cavetto with ruyi head design, diameter: 14 3/4in. 35.7cm. Condition: hair crack to rim

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Price: 1,500.00




Chinese blue and white dish, Kangxi mark and of th
Chinese blue and white dish, Kangxi mark and of th Ref: Y545
Chinese blue and white dish, Kangxi mark and of the period (1662-1722), with foliate rim, decorated in the centre with a scholar standing between an incense burner and an attendant carrying a fan, all within a garden scene with two rabbits, plantain and a crane flying above, the rim with eight petal-shaped panels alternately containing two ladies and peony issuing from rockwork against a key-fret ground, diameter: 13 1/2in., 34.2cm; condition: 5 small chips and shallow frits to rim. A similar dish with a lady in the centre can be found in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Accession no. 25.235.

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Price: 4,500.00




Chinese blue and white ginger jar, Kangxi (1662-17
Chinese blue and white ginger jar, Kangxi (1662-17 Ref: Y894
Chinese blue and white ginger jar, Kangxi (1662-1722), with wooden cover, decorated with two ogee-shaped cartouches containing a pair of deer and three ducks by a pond, against a ground with auspicious objects, the shoulder with a band of hatched decoration, height without cover: 6 3/4in., 17.3cm; condition: shallow frit to rim and footrim.

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Price: 4,500.00




Chinese blue and white punchpot and cover, 18th ce
Chinese blue and white punchpot and cover, 18th ce Ref: U44
Chinese blue and white punchpot and cover, 18th century, decorated with two panels enclosing branches of flowering cherry blossom issuing from rockwork and jardinières with auspicious symbols, divided by bands of diaper-motif, the shoulder with a band of chevron, the handle and spout with clouds, height: 6 1/4in., 15.9cm; condition: extending crack to body, frit to foot.

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Price: 1,800.00




Chinese blue and white Venetian-glass style vase,
Chinese blue and white Venetian-glass style vase, Ref: U75
Chinese blue and white Venetian-glass style vase, Kangxi (1662-1722), the neck and body decorated with floral sprays, with highly decorative and pierced handles, height: 7 11/16in., 19.5cm; condition: small restored chip to rim, top of one handle restored. For an illustrated example of a similar vase see William R. Sargent, Treasures of Chinese Export from the Peabody Essex Museum, p. 123, pl. 35.

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Price: 2,400.00




Chinese blue and white kendi, Kangxi (1662-1722),
Chinese blue and white kendi, Kangxi (1662-1722), Ref: U320
Chinese blue and white kendi, Kangxi (1662-1722), decorated with sprays of peony, lotus and chrysanthemum with scrolling foliage, the foot with moulded peony petals, height: 8in., 20.3cm; condition: good

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Price: 2,100.00




Chinese blue and white bowl, Kangxi (1662-1722), d
Chinese blue and white bowl, Kangxi (1662-1722), d Ref: U431
Chinese blue and white bowl, Kangxi (1662-1722), decorated with four vignettes depicting scenes from the 'Romance of the Western Chamber', the interior decorated with boys playing in a landscape, with a band of diaper around the inner rim, with apocryphal Chenghua mark to the base, diameter: 7 ¾ in. (19.6 cm); condition: two hairlines to rim, chip to footrim. The Romance of the Western Chamber is China’s most popular love story, telling the travails of the poor, aspiring young scholar Zhang and the beautiful Yingying, the daughter of a high-ranking official. After many romantic experiences and dramatic difficulties, the two lovers eventually get married. The scenes on this bowl are from a series of woodblock print designs by the artist Chen Hongshou. For a full description of the story see J. P. Stamen, C. Volk and Y. Ni, ‘ A Culture Revealed: Kangxi-Era Porcelain from the Jie Rui Tang Collection’, p.56.

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Price: 3,200.00




Near pair of Chinese blue and white ginger jars an
Near pair of Chinese blue and white ginger jars an Ref: U478
Near pair of Chinese blue and white ginger jars and covers, Kangxi (1662-1722), decorated with cherry blossoms on an underglaze blue cracked ice ground, the covers with a band of ruyi decoration, height: 9 5/6in. (24.3cm), 9 6/8in. (24.5cm); condition: one jar with small star-crack to inside, hairline to cover, minor fritting and glaze faults.

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Price: 8,000.00




Chinese blue and white three-piece garniture, Kang
Chinese blue and white three-piece garniture, Kang Ref: U491
Chinese blue and white three-piece garniture, Kangxi (1662-1722), comprising two hexagonal jars and covers and one beaker vase, decorated with ogee-shaped panels containing scrolling foliage within lappets below bands of ruyi, the covers decorated with lappets and a floral motif to the top, height of beaker vase: 7 1/16in. (18cm). height of hexagonal vases: 6 7/8in. (17.5cm); condition: one jar with fritting to shoulder, one restored cover, other cover with crack

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Large Chinese blue and white 'scholars' bowl, Kang
Large Chinese blue and white 'scholars' bowl, Kang Ref: U542
Large Chinese blue and white 'scholars' bowl, Kangxi mark and of the period (1662-1722), the exterior decorated in bright shades of cobalt blue depicting a riverscape scene with scholars, deer, cranes and tall pine trees, the interior with a roundel enclosing two deer, the inner rim with a band of upright leaves and rocks, with underglaze blue six-character mark to base, diameter: 8 in. (20.5 cm.), height: 3 7/8 in. (10cm); condition: restored shallow chip to rim.


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Price: 8,500.00




Large Chinese blue and white 'peacock' charger, Ka
Large Chinese blue and white 'peacock' charger, Ka Ref: U599
Large Chinese blue and white 'peacock' charger, Kangxi (1662-1722), decorated with a central floral medallion within radiating lotus-petal shaped panels of flowers, against a dotted cross-hatched ground separated by ruyi heads, the wide rim decorated with four shaped panels containing fruit and flowers, on a scrolling ferns and chrysanthemum flowerheads interspersed by peacocks, the reverse with ribboned emblems, diameter: 16 3/4 in., 42.5 cm; condition: fritting to rim, one short hairline, one hairline with associated chip. A similar charger is illustrated in Li, He, 'Chinese Ceramics', p. 288, pl. 583; and in R. Krahl and J. Ayers, Chinese Export Porcelain in the Museum of Topkapi Saray, Istanbul, London, 1986, vol. III, no. 2300, p. 1050. Also see the V&A Museum Collection, museum number: C.792-1910.

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Price: 1,500.00




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Over 1000 antique Ceramics Over 200 Years Old

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