Red Oxblood Glaze Vase
Late Qing Dynasty
size: Length 11.5cm Width 8cm Height 24.5
An interesting Chinese ceramic vase done in the oxblood style glaze where the red is done using a mixture of metal based combinations. No reign marks or signatures are found on the piece.
Pair of Yellow Dragon Motif Dishes
20th century to late 20th century
Size: Diameter 17cm Height 3.3cm
A pair of yellow porcelain dishes with dragon motifs embossed on the exterior part of the body. The dishes contain a Qing dynasty reign mark but in reality the dishes come from a much latter period than stated.
Calligraphy with Paper Weave
Calligraphy done by Wang Weihan
Late Qing Dynasty
Size: Length 183cm Width 51.6cm
A Chinese calligraphy done by the artist, Wang Weihan was from Jiangsu Province, Xinghua around the middle period of the Daoguang era. In 1876, he was known for his landscape and still life paintings and produced many works including views of Yangzhou. Not much is known about this artist, but to find calligraphies is rare and the work is done using a technique known as paper... Click for details
Porcelain Tea Pot with Landscape
Size: Diameter 8 cm Height 3.6cm
A porcelain tea pot decorated with a traditional Chinese landscape view. There are no marks on the bottom of the piece and the pot is missing its lid.
Porcelain Bowl Decorated with Lotuses and Birds, Blue and White (Qinghua)
Size: Diameter 21cm Height 9cm
The bottom has a Ming Dynasty Chenghua Reign Inscription
Often blue and whites are associated with the Yuan and Ming dynasties. The simple shape of the bowl contains a view of a lake or pond with lotuses and various water birds set within the scene.
Polychrome Fluted Bowl with Flower Motifs
Size: Diameter 15cm Height 7.5cm
A stylized and decorated porcelain bowl with motifs of various flowers set in geometric patterns. The bowl contains a Yongzheng reign mark on the bottom.
Polychrome Porcelain Bowl with Motif of Goldfish
Size: Diameter 16.5cm Height 7.5cm
A standard porcelain bowl decorated with water grass and goldfishes. The rather cute and humorous expressions seen on the fish is interesting. The bowl has a reign mark on the bottom.
Chinese Polychrome Porcelain Bowl
Diameter 19cm Height 7.5cm
Contains a Qianlong Reign Mark
The yellow color with a scrolling vine motif set with four medallions, each medallion contains a flower associated with the different seasons.
Chinese Porcelain Oxblood Glaze Plate
Late Qing to Republic Period
Size: Diameter 19.5cm Height 2.5cm
The plate done in the simple monochrome maroon to vermillion color often known as oxblood glaze. The plate contains a reign mark from the Qing Dynasty but dates from a latter period.
Red Chinese Swatow Ware Jar
Size: Diameter 16cm Height 17.5cm
Swatow or Gosu in Japanese were ceramic pieces that were made during the latter years of the Ming dynasty and exported to Japan. The red and green combination became popular that it influenced the porcelain production in Imari and later to other centers such as Kyoto.