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.
Chinese Ceramics From Tang to Song
Kawase Shinobu - Master of Celadon, a retrospective
Famille Verte from Private Collections
The Lobl Collection of Chinese Jades
Qing Porcelain From Three Private Collections
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Porcelain & Works of Art
A Chinese porcelain Ming imperial yellow saucer dish with slightly flared rim, covered on the front and underside with a rich yellow glaze, the base with a six-character mark of Zhengde within a double ring and of the period, 1508-1521.
17.6 cm, 7 ¼ inches diameter.
Chinese imperial porcelain large dish, brightly painted in famille rose, fencai enamels with bajixiang, the eight auspicious emblems, each ribbon tied and amongst eight different flowering branches in pink, blue, light blue, turquoise green, iron red, gilt, yellow, white and lime green enamels encircling a stylised central flowerhead with interlinked other flowers, all within a double gilt border, the rim with a wide band of pink ruyi-heads on a lemon yellow ground, the underside with three different flower sprays each on a leafy branch with other flowers and leaves.
13 ½ inches, 34.2 cm diameter.
The base with a six-character mark of Guangxu in iron red and of the period, 1875-1908.
Japanese porcelain celadon lavender crackle glazed vase with ovoid body, ribbed sloping shoulder, flared tall foot and everted lipped rim, covered overall on the base and interior with an even crackled glaze thinning at the edges, all on a short brown biscuit foot rim.
9 3/8 inches, 23.8 cm high.
Kawase Shinobu, 1982.
Wood box, described as ‘celadon jar’, signed and with artist’s seal, Shinobu, on the interior of the cover and the orange cloth.
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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...