Fine Ceramics from the Private Collection of Lawrence Edward Coleman O.B.E.

Fine Ceramics from the Private Collection of Lawrence Edward Coleman O.B.E.

Impressive Examples from the Qing & Ming Dynasties

In November 2022, we were delighted to present a fine selection of Qing & Ming Dynasty ceramics in our live online Fine Asian & Islamic Works of Art auction from a private Scottish collection originally acquired by Lawrence Edward Coleman O.B.E.

Lawrence Edward Coleman was awarded an O.B.E on 01 January 1943 for his service to the Fire Brigade. He was the Great Uncle of the current owner and a senior fire officer stationed in Penang, Malaysia during the 1920s/30s. Returning to Britain before 1939, Coleman brought the collection back with him including the fine examples presented to auction listed below. Join us as we take a closer look at the impressive examples from the collection featuring in out November auction... 

 


 

Lot 154 | Qing Dynasty Ge-type Crackle-Glazed 'Sea Monsters' Jar 

LOT 154 | GE-TYPE CRACKLE-GLAZED GROUND FAMILLE VERTE 'SEA MONSTERS' JAR | QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY 清 仿哥釉地綠彩海獸紋罐 | £300 - £500 + feesLOT 154 | GE-TYPE CRACKLE-GLAZED GROUND FAMILLE VERTE 'SEA MONSTERS' JAR | QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
清 仿哥釉地綠彩海獸紋罐 | Sold for £819*

 

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Lot 155 | Ming Dynasty 'Drunken Scholar' Incense Burner, Tonglu

 

BLUE AND WHITE TRIPOD 'DRUNKEN SCHOLAR' INCENSE BURNER, TONGLU MING DYNASTY, CHONGZHEN PERIOD
LOT 155 | BLUE AND WHITE TRIPOD 'DRUNKEN SCHOLAR' INCENSE BURNER, TONGLU | MING DYNASTY, CHONGZHEN PERIOD
明崇禎 青花高士醉酒三足筒爐 | Sold for £31,450*

 

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Lot 156 | Qing Dynasty 'Crane' Lidded Jar

 

LOT 156 | BLUE AND WHITE 'CRANE' LIDDED JAR | QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY 清 青花團鶴紋蓋罐 | £300 - £500 + fees

LOT 156 | BLUE AND WHITE 'CRANE' LIDDED JAR | QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
清 青花團鶴紋蓋罐 | Sold for £454*

 

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Lot 157 | Kangxi 'Bird and Flower' Vase

 

Lot 157 | Qing Dynasty 'Bird and Flower' VaseLOT 157 | BLUE AND WHITE 'BIRD AND FLOWER' VASE | QING DYNASTY, KANGXI PERIOD
清康熙 青花花鳥紋瓶 | Sold for £3,276*

 

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Lot 158 | Kangxi 'Flower' Bowls

 

PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE 'FLOWER' BOWLS QING DYNASTY, KANGXI MARK AND OF THE PERIOD 清康熙款及年代 青花四瓣花卉紋碗(共兩件)
LOT 158 | PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE 'FLOWER' BOWLS | QING DYNASTY, KANGXI MARK AND OF THE PERIOD
清康熙款及年代 青花四瓣花卉紋碗(共兩件)| Sold for £40,200*

 

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These Kangxi 'Flower' bowls are decorated in vibrant tones of cobalt blue, with the base of each bowl inscribed with a six-character Kangxi mark within a double circle. The bowls are decorated with a frieze of leafy meander bearing four blossoming flowers above a petal-lappet band with the interior further adorned with a single flower bloom within a central roundel.

Kangxi blue and white porcelain was produced in China during the reign of the Emperor Kangxi. The second emperor of the Manchu-led Qing Dynasty, The Kangxi Emperor reigned from 1662 to 1722, making him the longest-reigning emperor in Chinese history.

 

PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE 'FLOWER' BOWLS QING DYNASTY, KANGXI MARK AND OF THE PERIOD 清康熙款及年代 青花四瓣花卉紋碗(共兩件)


 

Auction Information

 

Fine Asian & Islamic Works of Art

Friday 04 November 2022 | Live Online

 

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