A Chinese export plate in the Imari palette decorated with Bamboo and Grape Vines to the rim. A brocade band to the cavetto of the dish incorporating auspicious Lotus motifs framing a central motif of Peony flowers and Pomegranate fruit pods, symbolising an auspicious wish for happiness and abundance.
The plate measures 26.7cm or 10.12 inches in diameter, and is 4.5cm, or 1.77 inches high at the rim. The plate is slightly warped, and there are six or seven flea bites to the rim, which are mostl ...click for details
A rather unusual Chinese dish decorated with a central motif of a ribboned handled vase containing a display of Chrysanthemums and Peonies. The rim is decorated with a blue ground inset with Peony flowers and painted with gilt scrolls inset with three reserves. One containing a Shishi, Chinese Lion, and Peonies, and the others containing, Nightingales and Apricot blossom, and Butterflies amongst Lotus form Flowers.
The reverse decorated with floral sprigs.
The plate measures 25.7cm or 10.12 in ...click for details
A fine early Eighteenth century plate decorated with Lotus flowers to the rim between iron red diaper bands inset with floral motifs. The centre decorated with a central roundel shaped reserve with a scene of a Pagoda and lakeside.
The plate measures 22.6cm in diameter or 8.9 inches, and is 2.9cm or 1.14 inches high to the rim. The plate is in good condition with some minor fleabites and nibbles to the rim, no chips, hairlines or restoration.
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A fine early Eighteenth century blue and white dish decorated with stylised floral branches to the rim, perhaps intended to represent Hydrangea. The blank cavetto frames a central roundel containing further representation of the same plant. The reverse decorated with three sprigs and a double circle mark.
The plate measures 24.1cm or 9.49 inches in diameter and stands 2.5cm or 0.98 inches at the rim. The plate is in overall good condition, some to be expected fleabites and nibbles to the rim, n ...click for details
A pair of Chinese export plates decorated in famille rose enamels with an elaborate scroll ground with stylised Peonies to the border inset with precious objects amongst plum blossom and lotuses. The centre decorated with a landscape. The foreground featuring a scholar’s refuge and in the background a high crenellated wall beyond which is a Pagoda.
The first plate measures 22.5cm or 8.86 inches in diameter and stands 2.6cm or 1.02 inches at the rim. It is in good condition with just three minor ...click for details
A fine scalloped Chinese dish copying a contemporary Arita kikiugata form dish decorated in the Imari style with Kiku Mon, and compartments containing arrangements of Chrysanthemums and other flowers, and Flowering Plums.
Dating Kangxi period late Seventeenth or early eighteenth century. The dish measures 18.1cm in diameter or 7.13 inches, and stands 2.8cm, or 1.1 inches high at the rim. The dish is in good condition with no cracks or restoration, just some to be expected fritting to the rim. I ...click for details
An exceptional Tobacco leaf pattern plate of deep form in famille rose enamels.
The dish is in good condition except for some minor frittings and one small easily restored chip to the rim, please see images. Some light wear to the gilding. It measures 22.9 cm or 9.02 inches in diameter and measures and 3.8 cm or 1.5 inches at the rim in high. Insured Shipping at Cost.
A Chinese export blue and white plate late Yongzheng or early Qianlong decorated in London c.1740-50 with enamels in a famille rose style palette including pink, white, egg yellow, brown, green and black enamels together with an iron red wash. The enamels carefully applied over the under-glaze blue outlines of Peony sprigs and a central spray of Buddha’s hand citron, Persimmon. The use of white enamel tends to be indicative of an English origin rather than Continental. See No 16 and No 17 at pag ...click for details
A fine Chinese export plate decorated with a central roundel of a white Hare beneath a flowering Peach tree in a landscape, probably intened as a reference to the Daoist paradise; both are symbols of longevity. The border decorated with a representative selection of the eight Buddhist emblems the canopy, kai, and what appears to be an hexagonal vase, ping, and another baluster vase both caparisoned with a canopy and trailing ribbons with Lotus. Interspersed between each motif are flowers rep ...click for details
Superb mirror pair of Chinese porcelain candlesticks, Guangxu period (1875-1908). Invisible restoration of a chip on one rim. About 7.75" H x 4-1/2" W at base. Additional images on request. Insured shipping at cost.