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 imperial porcelain blue and white palace bowl, wan, deeply potted with a gently flared rim, the exterior with five stylised lotus flowerheads on a scrolling branch, amongst arrow-head leaves, scrolls and foliage, all above a band of stylized lotus petals, the interior painted in the well with a lotus flowerhead amongst arrow-head leaves, scrolling branches and foliage encircled by five further flowerheads in the cavetto.
7 1/2 inches, 19.1 cm diameter.
The base with a six-character mark of Kangxi within a double ring and of the period, circa 1690.
Chinese jade pebble carving of a recumbent single-horned mythical animal, pixiu, with bifid tail, detailed spine and claws all resting on ruyi-head clouds.
The stone white with natural russet markings.
3 3/8 inches, 8.6 cm long.
Late Ming/early Qing dynasty, 17th century.
Japanese porcelain large pale celadon lavender glazed ribbed stem bowl, covered overall on the underside and interior with a Ru-type celadon lavender glaze thinning at the ribs, the foot and rim brown.
13 3/4 inches, 34.9 cm diameter; 8 5/8 inches, 22 cm high.
Kawase Shinobu, 1998.
Wood box, described as ‘celadon striped jar’, 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...