An unusual blue and white bottle shape vase with a sterling silver floral tentacled stopper. The stopper conjoined to the silvered neck piece, as well as applied silver to rim and base. Hallmarked, Probably Dutch market. Portion of cork stopper missing. 6 3/4 inches x 4 7/8 inches
The interior with peonies issueing from openwork rocks, surrounded with dual borders of slanted hook shapes and floral leafs, with a later Dutch silver handle. A minute frit on the edge, professionally restored, and imperceptible. Underside with underglaze blue floral sprigs, dual circle and early symbol. Kangxi period. 8 1/2 inches in diameter.
Four near alike underglaze blue, iron red and gold plates. The central field and border of floral sprays, and with honey brown edges. 2 with slight chips and one with slight crack, otherwise good as to age. 8 7/8" in dia. Yongzheng / Qianlong 1735-1745