Asian Art at Marchant
Marchant was founded in 1925 by Samuel Sydney Marchant (1897-1975). Our specialties are Imperial Chinese Ming and Qing porcelains, jades, cloisonné, pottery and works of art. Emphasis is placed on rarity, quality, condition and provenance.
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Porcelain & Works of Art
Japanese porcelain pale celadon lavender glazed flower-shaped shallow dish with eight petals, covered on the exterior and interior with an even pale celadon lavender glaze thinning at the rim, with brown flat foot rim and base.
12 3/16 inches, 31.5 cm diameter.
Kawase Shinobu, 1983.
Wood box, described as ‘celadon flower-shaped dish’, signed and with artist’s seal, Shinobu, on the interior of the cover.
A Chinese porcelain famille verte plate painted in the centre with a boy holding a continuous branch of flowering peony in blue, aubergine and iron-red enamel, encircled by a floral band in the cavetto and a wide lappet floral band on the rim, the underside with four precious objects, pearl, lozenge, music stones and chime, all in green enamel, tied with an iron red ribbon, the base with a lozenge mark in underglaze blue in a double ring.
10 5/8 inches, 27 cm diameter.
Japanese porcelain celadon lavender crackle glazed octagonal flower bowl of deep form with gently everted foliate rim, covered overall on the base and interior with an even celadon lavender crackled glaze thinning at the rim, the short foot rim brown revealing the body.
10 ¾ inches, 27.2 cm diameter.
Kawase Shinobu, 1976.
Wood box, signed and with artist’s seal, Shinobu, on the interior of the cover and the orange cloth.
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How to Collect Qing Porcelain: Top Tips from Legendary Dealer Richard Marchant (Sotheby’s July 2020)
This video shows Richard Marchant giving advice to collectors on how to collect Chinese porcelain and what criteria should be met. The video was produced by Sotheby's Hong Kong...