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
Chinese porcelain conical bowl of brinjal type, carved on the exterior with three branches of camellia, the branches brown, the leaves green, the flower heads white, all on a rich even yellow ground, the interior with a lingzhi, the base with a square mark within a double ring in underglaze blue.
Early Kangxi, circa 1680.
8 3/8 inches, 21.4 cm.
Chinese porcelain famille verte café au lait ground bowl and cover, painted on the bowl with a camellia branch and a flowering chrysanthemum branch divided by rockwork with a butterfly in flight, the galleried rim with a flower head border, the well of the interior with a further camellia, the cover similarly painted, the upright finial encircling a hare and moon mark within a double ring in underglaze blue also repeated on the base of the bowl.
6 1/8 inches, 15.5 cm diameter.
Kangxi, circa 1710.
Chinese porcelain famille verte, wucai brush pot painted with a continuous mountain river landscape scene with a standing scholar on a rocky promontory beside a naturally formed rockwork bridge beside a pine tree, beneath a flock of migrating birds and a gilt sun.
5 7/8 inches, 14.8 cm high; 4 3/4 inches, 12 cm diameter.
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FAMILLE VERTE FROM PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
28th October – 12th November 2021
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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...