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Vessels, Urns, Vases, Incense Burners, Censers

Authentic Fine Yongzheng Painted Blue & Yellow Porcelain Imperial Dragon Vase. 6-Sided. China.

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The fourth son of Kangxi, Yongzheng was 44 when he succeeded his father. In the reign of Yongzheng, Nian Siyao was the Superintendent of Customs, and most importantly, from 1726 to 1736, director of the Jingdezhen porcelain factory. He personally supervised the pieces made for the Emperor and the court… Continue reading

Small Heavy Metal Foo Dog / Lion Censer. Incense Burner. 2-Part. Japan.

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    Foo Dog or Lion on pedestal. Gold. Charming. Mid- 1900s. Stand not included.  

Antique Cloisonné Vase. China

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    Exquisite detail, bright colors . . . a testament to a piece of hand crafted art over 100 years in age. Heavy copper base. Purchased from a collector family estate sale in 1997.   There is a dent in the cloisonné (see photo).  … Continue reading

Rare 19th Century Porcelain Incense Burner / Vessel. China.

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  I love and have loved this piece for over 16 years! I look at it everyday. Markings and designs from the Ming Dynasty. However, judging from the quality of the porcelain and the fire of the kiln, the late 1800s would be a more accurate date.… Continue reading

Kanji Lantern / Reliquary. Original Art / Pottery/ Porcelain by Mark Heimann. Oregon

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    According to Mark: “My inspirations are many and always eveloving – worldwide indigenous arts, ancient and modern, east/west, observations and conversations with people, animals and samurai!” Okay, Mark, we now undersand.   I purchased this from Mark in 1999 and it has been on my special… Continue reading

Stunning Qing Dynasty – Styled Enamel Flower Pattern on Porcelain Vase. Jingdezhen Kiln. Jiangxi Province. China.

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    Another stunning piece from the Jingdezhen kilns, producing stunning pieces of porcelain for over 1,700 years!   The designs and coloring are superb. Seal on bottom.   A stunning piece of art suitable for your entry or prominently shown in a display cabinet.   For the Serious Collector.    

Tou Shaped Bronze Food Vessel. Chou Dynasty-styled. China.

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  Three handled food container. This is a rare styling from the late Western Chou (late 9th to early 8th Centuries, B.C.). Deeply inscribed. Very well done and in excellent condition.   From Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, Central China.   I selected many of these vessels from a… Continue reading

Blue and White Floral Porcelain Vase. Hand Painted. 1950s. China.

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    In excellent condition, this hand painted floral vase is in excellent condition. I acquired it from an estate sale in Toronto Canada in the 1990s.

Very Fine Meerschaum Pipe. Turkish Sailor. 1940s. Turkey.

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    If you are a collector or user, then you will know that this pipe is lightly used.   This hand carved Meerschaum pipe is from Turkey. Meerschaum is a clay mineral that belongs to the Sepiolite group. This has been a highly desirable material for… Continue reading

Ritual Food Vessel. Cauldron. Shang Dynasty – Styled. Ding. China

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    Vessels like this – standing upon legs with a lid and two facing handles – are one of the most important shapes used in many Chinese ritual bronzes.   In Chinese history and culture, possession of one or more ancient dings is often associated with power and dominion… Continue reading
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