Lovely antique 19th-century majolica wall plate designed as a basket with a begonia leaf center. Hanging hardware included.
Dimensions: 14"L by 9"W
Antique Davenport porcelain apple green tray decorated with gilt and flowers. Marked: 2785. Museum inventory tag marked: Davenport 1820. Hanging hardware included.
Dimensions: 12"L by 9"W by 1-3/4"H
A small intricately formed and enameled Satsuma plate highlights a temple retreat atop a rocky mountain, gilt brocading framing the scene. Surrounded by majestic pine barrens, a perilous wooden bridge spanning a river connects the retreat to the mainland where brave visitors can be seen ascending stairs to various buildings...
A square-shaped Imari porcelain plate with canted corners, its early 19th century design more sparse and stylized. Shapely cartouches adorn the rim with images of plum and pine trees, a cranes and karashishi-botan motif—all on a cobalt and iron red brocaded ground. The central visual is a stylized scene of nature—two blue-feathered herons fly above a lotus pond with kiku and bamboo growing nearby...
An elegant high-shouldered studio porcelain vase conceived in modified mei-ping form with elongated body. On its surface in slight moriage, phoenix birds cavort among convoluted clouds in a rich-brown glaze outlined with silver. In contrast, the background is a deep indigo color. The unusual combination of glazes make this piece unique. Makuzu Kozan’s signature can be found on the base...
A cylindrical-shaped Hirado porcelain vase formed as a bamboo culm with moriage nodules. A powerful dragon encircles the rim in the round with its writhing, white-enameled body. In faint cobalt enamel, its clawed talon reaches for the splashing waves below. This fantastic Hirado ware vase is in very good condition with no repairs. For a similar piece see “Miwaka no ko-Hirado yaki” by Mr. Toshio Noda, Tokyo 1993, pg. 16, fig. 24.
19th Century, Japan
Approx. 11 high, Famille Jaune, pre-1920--hard to date. Likely late 19th C.
Campana-shaped Urn, approx. 9" high
A Furstenberg porcelain teacup enamelled with floral sprays and a moulded border with a medallion of the philosopher Zeno. Diameter (excl. handle): 7.5 cm. Late eighteenth century.
Crack to base of handle. Slight chip to footrim. No other faults.
A Cizhou ware bowl with tortoishell glaze. Southern Song Dynasty. Diameter: 11.7 cm.
A Chinese sang de boeuf vase circa 1800. Height: 11.2 cm.
A Chinese liver red narrow necked vase. 18th Century.
A brown glazed Honan type Cizhou teabowl. Southern Song Dynasty. Diameter: 11.4 cm.
Each having basket motif. Showing saucers only. Cups are without handles.
This delightful hand coloured Staffordshire figurine depicts Mother Goose mounted on a goose, holding a besom, or broom, and flying over a small stream. It dates from the late 1800's and stands 180mm high. There is a small firing crack just under the goose's left wing, a small chip to the tip of the left wing, and some small areas of paint loss to the base.