Rose Mandarin Brush Box

An early, Rose Mandarin brush box with its original lid.  Look closely at the decorations. To say it is pretty just doesn’t do it justice. The court scene on top is sweet, and it shows a slight amount of wear. [Read more…]

Rare Canton Tea Caddy

Rare Canton Tea Caddy

An extraordinarily rare Canton Tea Caddy with its original lid. This caddy is six sided. The art work flows into one scene with a definable beginning and end. [Read more…]

Rose Medallion Punch Bowl

Rose Medallion Punch Bowl

A beautiful, Rose Medallion punch bowl. It is a grand piece at 14 5/8” diameter and 6 1/8” tall. [Read more…]

Pair of Beaker Vases

Pair of Beaker Vases

A nice pair of “Beaker” vases in the Chinese style. Chinese styles were the epitome of class during the 18th and 19th centuries. As a result, Europe copied the style. [Read more…]

Pair of Rose Medallion Vases

Pair of Rose Medallion Vases

A beautiful pair of rose medallion vases. This pair is a great size at 11 ¾” tall and 4 1/4” in diameter. However, what really sets this pair apart are the great panels on the vases. [Read more…]

Famille Rose Bowl

Famille Rose Bowl

A beautiful, Famille Rose bowl. Commonly referred to as a “punch” bowl, these bowls are beautiful and this one is better than most. [Read more…]

Chinese Helmet Pitcher

Chinese Helmet Pitcher

A nice helmet pitcher from the 18th century. Overall, in excellent condition with no damage or repairs. [Read more…]

Imari: Japan’s original porcelain masterpiece

 

NEW YORK – Imari ware is a broad term for the first porcelain ever produced in Japan. Its development was made possible by the discovery of exceptionally fine kaolin in 1616, early in the Edo period. It is also known as Arita ware, named for the town where it was made, which was a traditional ceramics center on the island of Kyushu. [Read more…]