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Dehua Porcelain Kwan-yin Statue with Celadon Glaze. Fujian Province. China

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    A traditional Blanc de Chine porcelain statue from the Dehua kilns but with a celadon glaze. Such colored glazes can only be added to a specific type of porcelain clay. The “southern” kilns invented and refined the celadon technique during the Song Dynasty. Longquan kilns gained… 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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