Chinese Tang style pair of pottery parrot form roof ornaments. Late Qing era. Each measures 11 inches high. Sancai glaze of green, brown, yellow and cream.
A large 19th century pair of Italian maiolica pottery covered jars, each having 2 large cartouches painted with a battle by sea and a battle by land, surrounded with decorative floral scroll work. Circa 1860. Each jar measures 17 inches high to the finial, 12.25 inches high to the jar rim and 11 inches in diameter. Very good original condition with only one chip inside one lid.
Early Northern Chinese earthenware jar in brown glaze with pressed cord textured surface. Made sometime between the 11th and 16th centuries. This form of workaday pottery remained relatively unchanged throughout this time span, and is difficult to precisely date. It measures 15 inches high and 12 inches wide at center. Very good condition with only one small rim chip.
19th century Japanese stoneware sake bottle with calligraphy. Probably a store bottle which was used to decant sake into a customer's own household bottle. Height 10 inches. No damages.
Antique Japanese Oribe ware pottery dish, early 19th century, Edo period (1818-1829). Phoenix design, with hen and cloud border motif, in dark brown, soft blue and clay pink on tan ground. Pressed linen texture. Makers mark Kozan impressed on reverse. Appraised in 1978 for $500 and in 1992 for $900. Measures 8.75 inches in diameter. Perfect condition.