A large Chinese export charger decorated in underglaze blue with a central panel of a phoenix, flowers and rockwork surrounded by a floral border, with later additions ( probably European, 18th cent.) in iron-red and gilt. Diameter: 35.0 cm. Kangxi (1662-1722).
Typical fritting to edges all round. No hairlines or restoration.
An unusual Chinese export porcelain octagonal tureen stand with canted corners, decorated in underglaze blue with a floral design taken from a European botanical print with a border of scattered blooms. Width: 37.3 cm. Qianlong (1736-95).
Four frits with discolouration visible in two of these areas (see details). No other faults.
A very rare dated Chines e export famille rose teabowl for the Dutch market commissioned for the marriage of P Six and C. Cor: Andriessen in 1778 and decorated with the arms of the couple accompanied by a mast, anchor, compasses,chart etc. Diameter: 8.0 cm. Qianlong ( 1736-95).
Two hairlines ( 2.5 and 2.7 cm. long) one with associated chip.