Explore Rare Porcelain, Porcelain Ceramics and more!

Explore related topics

A RARE MAMLUK BLUE AND WHITE ARMORIAL ALBARELLO, DAMASCUS, SYRIA, 16TH CENTURY - - [...], Majolica and porcelain from the 16th to the 19th century (Genova) à Cambi Casa d'Aste | Auction.fr

A RARE MAMLUK BLUE AND WHITE ARMORIAL ALBARELLO, DAMASCUS, SYRIA, 16TH CENTURY - - [...], Majolica and porcelain from the 16th to the 19th century (Genova) à Cambi Casa d'Aste | Auction.fr

A superb and very rare Ming dynasty cloisonné enamel deep bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th-early 16th century, 5¾ in. (14.7 cm.) high, 6¼ in. (16 cm.) diam

A superb and very rare Ming dynasty cloisonné enamel deep bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th-early 16th century, 5¾ in. (14.7 cm.) high, 6¼ in. (16 cm.) diam

16th Century Rare Turquoise Glazed Sculpture. A rare Chinese porcelain sculpture of a dragon head, in turquoise glaze, and excellent condition. This sculpture is 11 inches tall and 6 inches wide, from the 16th Century, Ming Dynasty.

16th Century Rare Turquoise Glazed Sculpture. A rare Chinese porcelain sculpture of a dragon head, in turquoise glaze, and excellent condition. This sculpture is 11 inches tall and 6 inches wide, from the 16th Century, Ming Dynasty.

Between 1575-1787, the Medici set up one of the first "porcelain" workshops in Europe, under the patronage of Francesco I.  Called Medici Porcelain, it wasn't a true porcelain but a soft-paste variety.  Used mainly for diplomatic gifts and as prestige items, only about 80 pieces survive to this day.  True porcelain from China was exceedingly rare and expensive in the 16th Century and would have been the type of objects Francesco I kept in his cabinet-of-wonder.

Between 1575-1787, the Medici set up one of the first "porcelain" workshops in Europe, under the patronage of Francesco I. Called Medici Porcelain, it wasn't a true porcelain but a soft-paste variety. Used mainly for diplomatic gifts and as prestige items, only about 80 pieces survive to this day. True porcelain from China was exceedingly rare and expensive in the 16th Century and would have been the type of objects Francesco I kept in his cabinet-of-wonder.

A rare Chinese monochrome blue porcelain ewer with Ottoman gem-set tombak mounts, Ming dynasty, late 16th century, and Turkey, 16th-17th century

A rare Chinese monochrome blue porcelain ewer with Ottoman gem-set tombak mounts, Ming dynasty, late 16th century, and Turkey, 16th-17th century

A Rare 16th Century Ming Porcelain Blue and White Saucer Shaped Dish, Early Wanli c.1580.

A Rare 16th Century Ming Porcelain Blue and White Saucer Shaped Dish, Early Wanli c.1580.

An unusual 16th century Ming porcelain jar. This small rare turquoise biscuit glazed Ming porcelain baluster shaped jar has ogee moulding and one centre.

An unusual 16th century Ming porcelain jar. This small rare turquoise biscuit glazed Ming porcelain baluster shaped jar has ogee moulding and one centre.

Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
Search