Previously used as a lamp. The porcelain figurine is supposed to be the Chinese God of Longevity. Circa: 20th century, Hong Kong/China.
Preparing some Chinese & Japanese pieces, along with some French Samson vases.
For those who are celebrating, Happy 2014 Chinese Moon Festival…
Looking forward to the colors of Autumn. Vintage Chinese crackle-pattern vase.
I wonder what autumns look like in Ancient China..
Japanese Blue White Kagiya “鍵屋” Porcelain Vase Lamp. Transfer Print decorations. Circa: 20th century, Japan.
No shades or lightbulb.
Vintage Chinese Canton Rose Medallion Porcelain Brush Pot. Circa: 20th century, China.
Original hand painted, not transfer print etc.
A pleasure to come across a “Middle Kingdom” porcelain. This large piece is from the “Lover” series, strong orange ground, with a hint of yellow hue inside the neck. The glaze is not thick or shiny, but has a smooth surface.
Base still has original price stickers. Underglazed six chinese characters, translated as “Middle Kingdom Bo Jia Clan”. Circa: 21st century, China.
Heigth: 21-1/4” inches
Came across a President Chiang Birthday Wine Bottle. Transfer print. Produced by Kinmen Ceramic, Taiwan.
Height: 8-1/8” inches
A beautiful Limoges M. Redon Cobalt Blue Porcelain Plate. Circa: late 19th century, France.
Diameter: 8-7/8” inches
Really interesting design on the body and lid. Carved or cutting work on porcelain. Not sure if this bowl is Japanese or Chinese origin.
A beautiful Chinese Canton Famille Rose Porcelain Plate. Conservative date: pre-1940, China. Diameter: 8.5” inches.
Some damages on decorations and glaze. Several chip damages at base rim.