Finely enameled dish with a full-face five-clawed long dragon en face above waves and a stylized rock. The back with scrolling lotus. Gilt rims. Condition: wear to gilt rims. Without wooden stand. Dimension: diameter: 21 cm, 2.2 cm high, weight: 536 g.
A Grand Tour souvenir dating to the late 19th century. Of rectangular shape with raised hinged lid. Made of brass inlaid with silver and copper, decorated with interlacing patterns and scenes from the Ancient Egypt. The interior with wood lining. Condition: few missing inlays. Dimension: 13.6 cm long x 7.9 cm wide x 7.6 cm high, weight: 624 g.
A carved ivory netsuke of a slug watched by a frog and a snake. The three creatures on lotus leaves. Few painted details and the frog with inlaid horn eyes. Condition: traces of former patina. Dimension: 4 cm x 3.2 cm. Cites documentation can be obtained if required.
Made of wood with a beautiful patina. Signed with a kakihan. As a memento mori a very common motif in the Meiji period and usually represented without the lower jaw. Condition: fine. Dimension: 4.8 cm long x 3.6 cm wide, 3.3 cm high.
A beautiful pair of high heeled shoes for a Manchu lady. The heel is made of white painted wood, the sole is worked in fabric. The uppers are made of silk with appliqued tendrils in black. Condition: traces of usage. Dimension: 22.5 cm long, heel height: 7.5 cm, weight: 450 g.
Pretty massive Chinese silver hairbrush holder. Beautifully decorated in repousse with two dragons and a shield-shaped cartouche with monogram. With maker's mark "CW" standing for Cumwo, who worked in the second half of 19th century in Hong kong and a Chinese character mark. Condition: two small dents. Dimension: 25 cm x 7.8 cm, weight: 143 g.
A solifleur silver vase with engraved decoration of butterflies and a bird among flowers. With wooden stand, maybe not Chinese. No silver hallmark. Condition: fine. Dimension: height with stand: 19 cm, silver weight: 78 g.