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Large Chinese Imari Porcelain Charger Made Qianlong Era Circa 1760$2,860.00
This large Chinese Imari porcelain charger dates to the Qianlong period of the Qing dynasty, circa 1760. Finely potted with a lovely rich, glassy, white glaze, the charger is hand-painted in a vivid Imari palette of orange-red, cobalt blue, and gold. We see chrysanthemums, lotus, and peony flowers in full bloom. The exquisite orange-red decoration is detailed and outlined in gold, which gives the design a luxurious look. On the underside, we see the artemisia leaf mark painted in underglaze blue within a traditional double ring. Typical of Chinese Imari ware in this period, the charger’s underside also bears a traditional sketch of two branches of plum blossoms.
Dimensions: 14.15″ in diameter x 1.75″ in height
Condition: a single edge chip invisibly restored
Five Antique Chinese Porcelain Saucers Made Circa 1770$1,220.00
This set of antique Chinese porcelain saucers features beautiful peonies hand-painted in monochrome purple.
Peonies symbolize prosperity, good luck, love, and honor in Chinese tradition. The color purple symbolizes love and spiritual awareness.
The saucers were made circa 1770, during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor.
Dimensions: 4.3″ in diameter x 1″ deep
Chinese Blue and White Small Vase Made of Soft-Paste Porcelain$760.00
This delicate Chinese blue and white bud vase was made in the early18th century. Hand-painted in shades of cobalt blue, it shows peonies emanating from rockwork. The vase has an elegant, slender form that rises to a flared lotus form rim. It is supported on an oval-shaped foot. The body has a milky-white glaze, which crackled when fired (see image #s 2.5.6)
Dimensions: 5″ in height x 2.6″ across x .8″ deep
Condition: Excellent with the very, very slightest roughness on the upper edge.
Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Platter Hand-Painted, 18th Century, Circa 1770$1,600.00
This exquisite Chinese blue and white porcelain platter was hand-painted in the Qianlong dynasty in the 18th century. It has the timeless appeal of beautiful flowers blooming in a garden. We see a fence, willow tree, rockwork, and large peonies, which seem to float above the garden, all painted in deep cobalt blue. The border decoration has intricate patterning with wave and diamond pattern designs. The shape of the platter is a traditional Chinese export cut-cornered rectangle.
Dimensions: 14″ x 10.5″ x 1″height
Large Antique Chinese Porcelain Bowl Famille Rose Made circa 1900$870.00
This lovely 19th century Famille Rose bowl was painted in shades of purple, orange, and green. The outside of the bowl features a band of purple diamond pattern with inset panels of blooming peonies and smaller panels with monochrome orange landscapes. Below the purple band we see butterflies and sprigs of flowers. Inside the bowl a larger sprig of blooming peonies sits in the well. In Chinese tradition, peonies are known as the king of flowers and symbolize royalty and wealth.
Dimensions: 4.5 in. H x 10.25 in. Dm
Condition: Good: with a single almost invisible 3″ hairline restored in the colored band
Six Blue and White Chinese Porcelain Dishes Kangxi Era Made c-1700$5,800.00
These six beautiful Chinese blue and white porcelain dishes were painted in the Kangxi era circa 1700. Hand-painted using both soft and dark cobalt blue, each dish is very slightly different from the others in the set. The decoration is exquisite. At the center of each dish, there are two flowering peonies emanating from rockwork. On the border surrounding the peonies are other flowers including chrysanthemums, and plum blossoms. These dishes have meaning in Chinese tradition. Peonies are much loved for their bold size and colors. They are known as the flower of “riches and honor.”* Chrysanthemums symbolize abundance, while plum blossoms symbolize endurance and hope*. The dishes are molded, and the border of each plate is fluted in a pattern similar to the petals on a flower. The total effect is delightful.
Dimensions: 8″ in diameter x 1” in height
Condition: Excellent with minor frits on the foot of each dish
*See “Chinese Art A Guide to Motifs and Visual Imagery” by P B Welch.
Chinese Porcelain Plate Hand-Painted with Mandarin Ducks, Circa 1860$1,230.00
This beautiful mid 19th-century Chinese plate was hand-painted in the Famille Rose style in the Qing dynasty, circa 1860. The plate depicts two Mandarin ducks swimming on a lotus pond. They look at each other and seem to smile. This is a happy plate with a symbolic message. Mandarin ducks are thought to mate for life. Therefore, in Chinese lore, they represent a happy marriage. In the Qianlong period, this would have been a perfect wedding gift! The plate is finely painted in exquisite polychrome enamels. We see pink shading into lavender pink and blue shading into light blue and turquoise. Highlights of grey, yellow, green, and light brown with gilt are framed by waveforms in bright white. On the border, we see the eight Chinese immortals, some riding wonderful mythical beasts. On the reverse of the plate are three traditional iron-red flower sprays.
Dimensions: diameter 8.75.”
Set of 12 Chinese “Laughing Boys” circa 1800$11,800.00
From the Collection of Mario Buatta
A standout In Mario’s collection is this rare set of a dozen antique Chinese hand-painted “Laughing Boys”.
One look and you see the individual personality of each boy. They are all happy and smiling, but each one has his own unique character.
Made circa 1800 they wear clothing of that era. Their brightly colored jackets are exquisite and add to the joy they create.
Dimensions: height ranging from 6″ to 7″ tall x 4″ across x 2.25″ deep
Chinese Blue and White Small Platter, made circa 1770 during the Qianlong Period$630.00
Pair of Chinese Stoneware Cats$7,200.00
Large Antique Chinese Porcelain Punch Bowl Famille Rose$7,800.00
A pair of vigorous dragons with a pair of splendid phoenixes grace the exterior of the bowl. In traditional Chinese symbolism, a dragon represents power and the male world while a phoenix stands for beauty and the female domain. In traditional Chinese philosophy the combination of a dragon and a phoenix symbolize the harmony of yang and yin, two fundamental elements that were believed to be the original and continuing force in every aspect of the universe. Further, in Chinese culture the pairing of dragon and phoenix is a metaphor for a harmonious union of a married couple. The dragons and phoenixes are surrounded by blossoming peonies, flaming pearls, and pomegranates, all of which convey good wishes of beauty, strength, and fertility.
Qing Chinese Porcelain Bowl with the “Longevity” Character$2,600.00
Pair Chinese Celadon Garden Seats$7,800.00
Chinese Blue and White Jars Late Qing Dynasty 19th Century Circa 1880$15,200.00
Pair of Chinese Export Famille Rose Dessert Plates$1,000.00
Antique Chinese Stoneware Pillow$780.00
Judgment of Paris Chinese Export Plate$1,600.00
A rare Chinese export porcelain plate showing the Judgement of Paris. The delicately painted figures derive from a painting by Jean Paul Rubens. The scene shows Rubens’ version of idealized feminine beauty, with the goddesses Venus, Minerva, and Juno on one side and Paris on the other side. Charged by Jupiter to pick the most beautiful of the three, Paris selects Venus and awards her the golden apple. The plate was made during the Qianlong Reign, circa 1750.
Dimensions Diameter 9 in. x H 1 in. Condition Excellent. Very slight rubbing to the enamel. Price: $1,600
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