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Hand Carved Famille Rose Porcelain Vase. Cutout Design. Incised. Qianlong Marked. China

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    A gorgeous see-through cutout porcelain vase with intricate carved designs and hand painted in enamel with floral decorations. I love these overglazed rose colors of pink and carmine.   The mark is that of Qianlong Nian Zhi – Qianlong Period Make. Qianlong is the… Continue reading

Porcelain Tang Dynasty – Styled Sancai Horse Sculpture. Ceramic Statue. China

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    I was thrilled to acquire this mid-sized horse from a Tongchuan kiln (central Shaanxi province) known for quality sancai ceramics. Made from white clay, coated with a colored glaze and fired at 800 degrees Celsius. The polychrome effect was obtained by using a manganese and… Continue reading

18-piece Set Porcelain Arhat Lohan Statues, China

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Detail: In Buddhism, these statues represent Arhat (or Lohan) . . a spiritual leader or practitioner who has reached high stages of attainment such as insight into the true nature of existence and nirvana (spiritual enlightenment). Due to their abilities to ward off evil, they have become guardian angels of… Continue reading

Large LongQuan Kiln Celadon Jar with Lid, China

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Detail: Potiche, mid-17th Century style. Shape is typical of the Kang-hsi period (1662-1722 AD). From a city in Zhejiang Province. Glaze over high quality porcelain. Two foo dogs on each side of jar and one on the lid. Circa early 1900s. Perfect condition,… Continue reading
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