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Chinese : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1436868 (stock #M0711)
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£395.00
Large Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Incised Pottery Buddhist Jar

This rare pottery jar was made in the 12th / 13th century during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279), or possibly the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368) and has been been excavated from a Buddhist site in Yunnan province.

It is made from a buff-coloured pottery and is of globular form standing on an integral foot. Both cover and jar are decorated with bands of incised parallel lines, on the jar forming lotus leaf shapes...

Chinese : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1436867 (stock #M0710)
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Pair Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Phoenix Tiles

This fine pair of pottery tiles was made during the Ming Dynasty (AD 1368 - 1644). They are made of a dense grey pottery and have been painted in black pigment. Each tile features, in high relief and in great detail, a phoenix with its wings outstretched and head looking upwards...

Chinese : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1436866 (stock #M0709)
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Pair Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Tiles - Ox / Moon

This fine pair of pottery tiles was made during the Ming Dynasty (AD 1368 - 1644). They are made of a dense grey pottery and have been painted in black pigment. Each tile features, in high relief and in good detail, a long-horned ox, or cow, looking up at the moon, albeit in rather a strange pose, standing with its neck down but head turned upwards toward the sky...

Chinese : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1436865 (stock #M0708)
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Pair Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Tile - Ox / Moon

This fine pair of pottery tiles was made during the Ming Dynasty (AD 1368 - 1644). They are made of a dense grey pottery and have been painted in black pigment. Each tile features, in high relief and in good detail, a recumbent long-horned ox, or cow, looking up at the moon...

Chinese : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1436864 (stock #M0707)
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Pair Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Tiles - Horses

This fine pair of pottery tiles was made during the Ming Dynasty (AD 1368 - 1644). They are made of a dense grey pottery and have been painted in black pigment. Each tile features, in high relief and in great detail, a flying horse surrounded by clouds. Mounted and lit well, these tiles make superb decorative items. 

The total length when both tiles are placed together is 51.5 cm (20.25 inches), height 25.5 cm 10 inches)...

Chinese : Antiquities : Early Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1436863 (stock #M0683)
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£350.00
Chinese Eastern Zhou Cord-Impressed Pottery Jar (770 - 221 BC)

This fine pottery jar was made during the Eastern Zhou period (770 - 221 BC). It is made from a relatively highly-fired fine grey pottery. It has a round base that has been decorated with cord impressions that are particularly crisp. On opposing sides of the shoulder are small square-cut handles. The neck is slightly ridged for additional decoration and it has a flared mouth. 

Height 18.5 cm (7.25 inches)...

Chinese : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1436861 (stock #M0169)
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£145.00
Large Chinese Jin Dynasty Filial Piety Pottery Tile (AD 1115 - 1234)

This large pottery tile was made during the Jin Dynasty (AD 1115 - 1234) and has been excavated from Shanxi province. It depicts a scene from the story of the Meng Zong, one of the stories of the twenty-four paragons of filial piety:  

Meng Zong lived during the Three Kingdoms period. His old mother had been very ill and one winter she wanted to eat bamboo shoots...

Chinese : Antiquities : Early Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1436860 (stock #MA162)
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Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Phase Painted Pottery Jar - Liuwan Type

This large pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago during the Machang Phase (c. 2300 - 2000 BC) of the Majiayao culture, also known as the Gansu-Yangshao culture, from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It is relatively highly-fired and made from a pale yellowish-brown pottery. It has an unusually small neck compared to its large body size...

Chinese : Antiquities : Early Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1436859 (stock #MA159)
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Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Pottery Jar (with painted symbol) Liuwan Type

This large pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago during the Machang phase (c. 2300 - 2000 BC) of the Majiayao culture, also known as the Gansu-Yangshao culture, from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It is relatively highly-fired and made from a pale reddish-brown pottery, the surface colour of which varies due to uneven conditions during firing in the Neolithic kiln...

Chinese : Antiquities : Tomb Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1436858 (stock #MA084)
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Large Chinese Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Sheep Jar

This large and unusual pottery vessel in the form of a recumbent ram was made during the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220). It has a thick cylindrical neck on its back quite a wide opening. Possible this vessel was used as base for the pole of a banner or screen support. Traces of the original "cold painted" coloured pigments can be seen.

Length 41 cm (16 inches), height 18.5 cm (7.25 inches)...

Chinese : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1436857 (stock #MA070)
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£750.00
Rare Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Pottery Money Tree Base (AD 25 - 220)

This very rare and large moulded pottery object was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220). It is the base to a "money tree" and has been excavated from Sichuan province. The coin-shedding, or money tree is known from late Han Dynasty funerary art from the south-west of China. It was believed that if shaken, coins would fall from it...

Chinese : Antiquities : Early Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1436856 (stock #MA035)
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£650.00
Large Chinese Neolithic Machang Phase Painted Pottery Jar (c. 2300 - 2000 BC)

This large pottery jar was made over 4,000 years ago during the Machang Phase (c. 2300 - 2000 BC) of the Majiayao culture, also known as the Gansu-Yangshao culture, from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It is made from a pale yellowish-brown pottery. It is of quite an unusual form, a wide body with two sturdy loop handles, a tall narrow neck and a flared mouth. The elaborate painted geometric patterns coveri...

Chinese : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1436854 (stock #MA018)
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£395.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Mandarin Tile

This pottery tile depicting a mandarin (Chinese official) was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). It is made from a dense, quite highly-fired grey pottery. The mandarin wears a flowing robe, belted across his waist, with his badge of rank in the centre of his chest. In his left hand is what appears to be a hu (audience tablet). Note also the mandarin's hat and long beard & moustache. This tile has been "cold painted" in black and whi...

Chinese : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1436853 (stock #MA017)
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£395.00
Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Mandarin Tile

This pottery tile depicting a mandarin (Chinese official) was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). It is made from a dense, quite highly-fired grey pottery. The mandarin wears a flowing robe, belted across his waist, with his badge of rank in the centre of his chest. In his right hand is what appears to be a hu (audience tablet). On top of the object held in his left hand sits a rabbit (or hare). Note also the mandarin's hat and long ...

Chinese : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1436851 (stock #MA012)
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£495.00
Pair of Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Tiles - Birds & Flower Blossoms

This very attractive pair of pottery tiles was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). They are made from a dense, quiet highly-fired grey pottery and feature leaves, birds and flower blossoms in high relief. The blossoms are presumably lotus blossoms although could possibly be chrysanthemums. The tile on the left also has one flower still in bud. Note the bird in the right tile holding something in its beak, al...

Chinese : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1436850 (stock #MA008)
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Set of Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Tiles - Lotus Blossoms

This highly decorative set of pottery tiles was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). They are made from a dense, quiet highly-fired grey pottery and comprise three tiles, the left and right tiles being very elaborately decorated with lotus buds and blossoms in high relief, together with a central spacer tile. These tiles have been "cold painted", in places the background with a black pigment, but the decorative element...

Chinese : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1436849 (stock #MA007)
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Set of Chinese Ming Dynasty Painted Pottery Tiles - Lotus Blossoms

This highly decorative set of pottery tiles was made during the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). They are made from a dense, quiet highly-fired grey pottery and comprise three tiles, the left and right tiles being very elaborately decorated with lotus buds and blossoms in high relief, together with a central spacer tile. These tiles have been "cold painted", in places the background with a black pigment, but the decorative element...

Chinese : Antiquities : Early Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1436846 (stock #M9391)
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£750.00
Rare Chinese Eastern Han Dynasty Pottery Money Tree Base (AD 25 - 220)

This very rare and unusual moulded pottery object was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220). It is the base to a "money tree" and has been excavated from Sichuan province. The coin-shedding, or money, tree is known from late Han Dynasty funerary art from the south-west of China. It was believed that if shaken, coins would fall from it. The money tree itself would comprise a bronze trunk, or pole, to which were...

 
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