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About

Located in Amsterdam (the Netherlands), ShangriLa Antiques specializes in collecting and trading 17th & 18th century porcelain from China and Japan.

Bob Montagne (owner) and Freek Pals (owner) both studied history at the University of Amsterdam and specialized in the Dutch Golden Age. This website is dedicated to their private collection of porcelain. The collection is a reference collection of Japanese and Chinese porcelain, with a specific focus on Dutch decorated Chinese porcelain. The collection consist of several 1000 pieces and is freely usable and accesible for all for study purposes. 

The items on this website are not for sale, but can be loaned to museums or can be studied on request. Pieces have also been rented out to movie sets for decoration purposes. This is still possible.

For pieces that can be bought visit www.shangrila-antique.com.

Recently Added to our Collection

  • 1319 & 1320 A Lovely Pair of Vases Painted in Europe on a Chinese Dehua Blanc de Chine
    1319 & 1320 A Lovely Pair of Vases Painted in Europe on a Chinese Dehua Blanc de Chine
    Study Object
  • 1318 A Lovely Bowl Painted in Europe on a Chinese Blue and White Bowl Amsterdam Bont
    1318 A Lovely Bowl Painted in Europe on a Chinese Blue and White Bowl Amsterdam Bont
    Study Object
  • 1317 Interesting Dish With a Garden Scene and a unmarked Base
    1317 Interesting Dish With a Garden Scene and a unmarked Base
    Study Object
  • 1316 Very Good Kangxi Dish With a Garden Scene and a Incense Burner marked Base
    1316 Very Good Kangxi Dish With a Garden Scene and a Incense Burner marked Base
    Study Object
  • 1315 Yongzheng & Kangxi Underglaze blue with Imari Verte
    1315 Yongzheng & Kangxi Underglaze blue with Imari Verte
    Study Object
  • 1314 A Yongzheng Mark and Period dragon bowl with later Overglaze decoration Amsterdam Bont
    1314 A Yongzheng Mark and Period dragon bowl with later Overglaze decoration Amsterdam Bont
    Study Object
  • 1313 Lovely Kangxi Dish With Floral and Landscape Dish. Marked Base. Tea Saucer
    1313 Lovely Kangxi Dish With Floral and Landscape Dish. Marked Base. Tea Saucer
    Study Object
  • 1312 English Worchester Porcelain Tea Bowl
    1312 English Worchester Porcelain Tea Bowl
    Study Object
  • 1311. LAte 19th or early 20th c Porcelain Electricity incubator Meiji or Taisho
    1311. LAte 19th or early 20th c Porcelain Electricity incubator Meiji or Taisho
    Study Object
  • 1310 Antique Bowl Late Ming with Bamboo and Calligraphy Tianqi Mark and Period
    1310 Antique Bowl Late Ming with Bamboo and Calligraphy Tianqi Mark and Period
    Study Object
  • 1309 Antique Bowl Late Ming with Anhui Style Xieyi Landscape
    1309 Antique Bowl Late Ming with Anhui Style Xieyi Landscape
    Study Object
  • 1308 Antique Bowl Late Ming with Calligraphy on the Inside
    1308 Antique Bowl Late Ming with Calligraphy on the Inside
    Study Object