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A Quick Guide to Chinese Antique Blue and White Vases

Blue and white vases command a very special place in the wonderfully rich and fascinating history of Chinese pottery. At its most basic, blue and white pottery – one of the most...

Japanese Ceramics

From practical household wares such as the classic antique Japanese vase to beautifully intricate sculptures, traditional Japanese ceramics, known as yakimono, literally ‘fired...

A Concise Guide to the Antique Ming Vase

The Ming vase is the most famous and collectible of all Chinese antiques and they are some of the world’s most desirable works of art. They are renowned throughout the art world...


A Concise Guide to Antique Ming Bowls

Ming dynasty bowls are some of the most collectible of all Chinese and Asian antiques. They have been desired for their intricate craftsmanship and inherent beauty for many hundreds...

A Concise Guide to Antique White Jade

Antique white jade has been revered for thousands of years and is as highly prized in China as gold and diamonds are in the West. White jade stone jewellery and ornaments are among...


An Easy Guide to Ming Dynasty Art and Ming Artwork

The Ming dynasty ushered in an unprecedented period of creativity and much of the Ming dynasty artwork - porcelain and ceramics, painting, decorative crafts and jewellery - is...

A Quick Guide to Chinese Antiques

Chinese antiques are among the most sought after in the whole of the art world. They are famed and revered for their craftsmanship, style and beauty and here you can read the fascinating...