Petrus Regout Plate Set Price
In Stock 1 set of 8 Item #
PYH – 4310
Petrus Regout, son of a trader in pottery, began faience production in 1836 in Maastricht, Holland. The soft red clay body of the simple pottery he produced found a ready local market. In order to expand, however, Regout had to compete with British creamware, so he turned to making china like these plates. The Nankin pattern with its Chinese motifs was probably named for the city of Nanking in southern China. The brown printed mark on the reverse of these plates was used beginning in 1881, indicated by the words “Made in Holland,” which the pottery was obligated to use when they made such close copies of the British wares. The mark changed in 1899, when the pottery was renamed “De Sphinx.”
Japan Ginger Jar Price
Sold – Thank You – $39.00 USD Condition
China – Home Decor -Porcelain Availability
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PYH – 4211 Description
This pretty lidded ginger jar with its original footed wood stand is Imari ware, a style of porcelain named for the port in Japan from which it was exported. The cobalt blue and rust are typical colors used on the pure white porcelain; on this piece, the designs are accented with a generous amount of gold. The central pattern is of flowers in Imari vases. This vase was made in the 1950’s; the paper label on the bottom, an oval navy blue “MADE IN JAPAN” with gold trim, is still intact.
The vase measures 6 inches tall to the top of the gilded knop; when on its round stand, it’s 7 inches tall. The black wood stand itself has a diameter of 5 1/2 inches. Both the vase and the stand are in like-new condition, ready to display with pride and a Japanese flair. More Details…
Set Of 4 Nanking Bowls Price
Sold – Thank You – $70.00 USD Condition
China – Kitchen Dining – Home Decor Availability
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PYH – 4234 Description
These Chinese export white porcelain bowls are decorated in the Nanking pattern with underglaze transfers in blue. The pattern, named after the port in China where much of these wares were exported, depicts a large pagoda in the center, a bridge over a river, mountains and clouds, among other motifs. The Nanking pattern differs from the very similar Canton pattern by having a border of spears and a human figure on the bridge. The lattice design on the rim has panels that repeat in miniature the designs in the center. The clay body has the expected grit in it and the ink has flowed in the central design of each bowl, on some a bit more heavily than others.
The bowls have a glossy clear top glaze on all but the foot ring. There is a double blue line around the rim and one around the foot, which are traditional. The underglaze seven character mark reads: Yun Mun Ci Chang, which translates to “The People’s Porcelain Factory,” which dates the bowls from the 1970’s.
Each bowl is about 8 inches across and 1 1/2 inches high. Each holds about 8 ounces (1 cup), should you want to use them for soup or stir fry. They’re in like-new condition and immaculate. They display beautifully and mix well with other blue and white Asian wares. More Details…
Chinese Rose Medallion Tray Price
$55.00 USD Condition
Dining-Enameled Tray Availability
In Stock 1 Item #
PYH – 4151 Description
This serving tray was made in China and nicely hand enameled with the Rose Medallion pattern of four panels around a central circle. Two of the panels have tree peonies and a bird and two have Chinese people pictured in their home. Each panel is bordered by a gilt strap with green scrollwork vines, each ending in a butterfly at the center. and “Fu” bats, symbols of happiness, at the other ends. For more picture and information please click here…
Occupied Japan Bamboo Platter Price
Sold – Thank You – $40.00 USD Condition
Home Decor- Dining – Platter Availability
In Stock 1 Item #
PYH – 3969 Description
So often china or pottery pieces need to be part of a grouping to have any impact, but this platter is so striking it stands on its own as a mid century modern design statement. It was made in Japan during the 1945-1952 Allied occupation. It was handcrafted and is so marked in brown script on the reverse, along with OCCUPIED JAPAN and BAMBOO, which is obviously the pattern name. In the center of those marks is the symbol for UCAGCO, a superimposed U over a C over a G. UCAGCO is an acronym for United China and Glass Company, which was a distributor of dinnerware and glassware from Japan with offices in New Orleans and New York.