19th century Chinese Canton enamel footed wine cup of round section with flaring mouth painted on the outside in polychrome enamels with three sprays of different flowers and grasses. Inside has another spray in the cavetto, and five bats in flight among clouds around the rim. Superb quality painting with famille rose colors, in great condition - all dark spots are original pitting marks, no cracks, losses or stress lines. Marked on the bottom in red enamel with characters SHAN (to award, to pra ...click for details
19th century Chinese Canton enamel footed shallow dish painted in polychrome enamels with 4 different archaic bronze vessels containing scholar’s items such as reishi fungus scepter, peacock feather and coral branch, all on light blue ground. Scrolling design in black enamel on the inside and in blue on the outside. Blue enamel floral mark on the bottom. Some tiny chipping outside along the upper rim. Wonderful item for scholar’s desk. 3 3/4 inches square.
19th century Chinese Canton enamel footed wine cup of square section painted on the outside in polychrome enamels with “Hundred Antiques” - various archaic bronze vessels containing scholars items such as scrolls, brushes, reishi fungus scepters, peacock feathers and coral branches. Excellent quality painting with famille rose colors and black enamels with gold pencilling. Old darker spot inside on the bottom, otherwise in great condition - no star cracks or enamel losses. Wonderful item for sch ...click for details
Late Qing Dynasty (1890s to 1911) small Chinese Canton enamel covered box for seal paste painted on the top with polychrome enamels depicting a Chinese lady with a fan in a garden, border of flower spray reserves and scrolling vines. Nice quality painting with famille rose colors, all dark spots are original pitting marks. Quiet item for scholar’s desk. Height 1 inch, diameter 2 1/4 inches.