Formerly known as Swatow Wares…. A selection of Zangzhou pieces, either from the Binh Thuan wreck (1608) or of the exact type recovered from it in 2002. Zangzhou (Changchow) is a major production centre for this type of distinct porcelain body, and appears to have been focused on the export market to South-East Asia in…
Pair of footed porcelain bowls, decorated with coral red ground reserving shaped enamel figure panels, outlined in gold, the interior plain. Red Tongzhi seal mark and of the period, 1862-75 good condition, no damage, various manufacturing flaws & specks only. 15.5cm wide, 7cm high Provenance: collected Indonesia last century by an Australia collector.
Handsome large pair of Chinese hardwood carvings, of particularly nice detailed carving, depicting the popular ‘Buffalo & Children’ theme, with two children on each facing buffalo, set onto openwork carved stands. Qing Dynasty, 19th century some small repairs evident, ie buffalo horn restuck, some small non-important losses evident. cm
Chinese Export plate, Imari colours, circa 1760 22.5cm W no chips, losses of gold, the whole fired pale.
Chinese porcelain ‘Bihn Thuan Wreck’ dish, painted in underglaze blue with two confronting standing phoenix, flanked by leafy trees and below a large chrysanthemum, surrounded in a border of fishscale decoration and five oval cartouches, each with two sprays of flowers and blossom, the reverse with scattered leaves. Ming Dynasty, Wanli reign, circa 1608 recovered…
Zangzhou porcelain is a Ming Dynasty export ware from Fujian Provence, China. The Binh Thuan shipwreck was full of Zangzhou products, otherwise known as Swatow Wares.
Chinese porcelain ‘Swatow’ jar, of elegant globular form with minimal neck, painted all over in onglaze enamels with four large petal form panels of flowering plants, set on a lattice ground with petal lappet border to the rim. 18th-19th century 15cm wide, 13cm high good condition with minor wear to enamels. From a collection…
Large Sitzendorf porcelain vase, its oval shape with pierced border and decorated with birds, butterflies and flowers Blue cross mark, inscribed 470 Circa 1890 Good condition 37cm wide
Brass hand forged pot with pedestal base and turned wooden handle 19th Century 15cm W signs of age and use
Edwardian Oak and silver plate biscuit barrel with pottery lining and plated shield to the front Circa 1910 14cm W wear to silver plate, slight staining to linning