A late 17th Century blue and white plate painted with a flower and stem in the centre. At the right is a poem which may be translated as "the leaves of the Chinese parasol tree have fallen and autumn is everywhere".
Condition: In excellent condition apart from a crack on the rim of the base that occured during firing.
A nicely painted blue and white jar of a successful graduate in the imperial examinations riding a mythical beast followed by a procession of three children waving flags.
Height: 15.5cm without wooden cover
Condition: A small chip on the mouth of the jar, a crack in the base that occured during firing and a chip on the edge of the base.
An attractive pair of red and green jars from the late Ming with covers. It is rare to find jars of this period with their lids.
Condition: Both lids are cracked and chipped and one jar has a small piece reglued at the neck. Othewise in good condition.
A small Wucai baluster vase with bulbous body and short neck. Painted with red peony flowers and pomegranates.
Condition: Excellent with the exception of a small hairline crack (2cm) on the neck.