A small Chinese cloisonne enamel dish decorated with prunus and butterflies against a turquoise ground, inside a border of cloud designs on blue ground, floral designs on the exterior, the base undecorated. 18th/19th Century. 3.75 inches diameter.
A Fine Set of Four Famille Rose Enameled Porcelain Cups
each decorated with four figures from the historical novel "Dream of The Red Chamber" and associated text, the bases with four character Daoguang marks in iron red
Height: 2.5 inches
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A jade duck-form paper weight, finely carved with a branch clinched in its beak and its legs tucked underneath its body; the material of greenish-gray colour with black markings
2.25 inches long, 1.75 inches tall and 1.5 inches wide
A fine nephrite (jade) snuff bottle of compressed rectangular form with rounded shoulders and cylindrical neck, the material of even white colour with pale gray markings along the lower areas,lightly carved with bamboo and ducks, the bottle supported on an ovoid foot with a flattened base deeply incised as a seal reading "precious,"1780-1850.
A thinly carved grayish-white nephrite plaque from a ruyi scepter; decorated on one side with a man riding a phoenix above a scene including several scholars and a boy playing the flute amidst a rocky landscape with a pavillion and prominent pine tree; the reverse concave and undecorated
An elegant smoky quartz snuff bottle of compressed and elongated ovoid form flattened at the sides and supported on a concave base, the translucent material with a smoky grayish brown tint, well hollowed. Amethyst stopper. 6.1 cm tall without stopper. 1780-1860.
A glass snuff bottle of compressed ovoid form; consisting of a single layer of yellow, green, amber, blue and pink glass against a milky bubble suffused ground; carved with citron, pomegranate and peach (3 abundances) with bats; supported on a foot rim with a concave base
A fine shadow agate snuff bottle of flattened rectangular form, the shoulders rounding to a cylindrical neck, supported on a raised and splayed foot rim with recessed base, the stone of light and dark brown colour with dramatic markings, very well hollowed. 5.7 cm tall without stopper. 1780-1860.