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 celadon glazed ewer and cover with ovoid body, tall slender neck, hexagonal fluted spout and strap handle, with upright loop for attachment, covered overall on the base and interior with an even celadon olive glaze, the thin unglazed biscuit foot rim revealing the body, the drop-in cover surmounted by a bird-form finial.
10 inches, 25.4 cm high.
Kawase Shinobu, 1997.
Fitted wood box, described as ‘celadon water ewer’, signed and with artist’s seal, Shinobu, on the interior of the cover.
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.
Japanese porcelain pale celadon lavender glazed tall flower vase of ‘penguin’ form, the slender body with double-pinched rim, bulb-form neck and flared foot, covered overall on the interior and base with an even celadon lavender glaze thinning at the rim, the unglazed foot rim revealing the biscuit body.
20 1/2 inches, 52 cm high.
Kawase Shinobu, 2015.
Wood box, described as ‘celadon flower vase’, signed and with artist’s seal, Shinobu, on the interior of the cover and the orange cloth, with the seal, rimka-rimpa.
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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...