A finely crafted three piece Altar garniture comprising two bronze Chinese "Gu" form flower vases and a small bronze Koro (incense burner).Condition: excellent.Vases : 9.8cm (3.9 inches) high.Censer: 4.5cm (1.75 inches) high.Total weight: 1.08kg (2lb 6oz)
A white porcelain bowl with incised decoration depicting two dragons amongst stylized clouds and flames. On the base, in underglaze blue, is the six character reign mark of the Guangxu Emperor (1875-1908).
Condition: there is a 0.5cm chip to the inside of the rim and there is much of the over glaze silver decoration is worn away. There are no cracks and there has been no restoration.
16.5cm (6.5 inches) diameter.
An early 18th Century porcelain tea bowl and saucer decorated in underglaze blue with overgalze iron red and green enamels in "Verte Imari" style. This item was made in China for export to Europe early in the 18th Century, probably during the reign of the Yongzheng emperor (1723-1735).
.For many additional pictures please view item #0637 at our Liverpool shop website at 69aliverpool.co.uk.
Bowl: 4cm (1.5 inches) high; 7cm (2.75 inches) diameter.
Saucer: 11.5cm (4.5 inches) diameter.
A large, and heavy, Stick Stand, ( for holding walking sticks and umbrellas), profusely decorated, in Satsuma style, with a panapoly of historical scenes enclosed within elaborately enamelled textile (?) patterns and surmounted by a large coiled dragon amongst stylized clouds. This item was made in Japan for export to Europe or America during the late 19th or early 20th Century.
Condition: there are chips to the rim, some cracks around the base and losses to the head and claws of the dragon. For many additional pictures please view item #0601 at our Liverpool shop website at 69aliverpool.co.uk.
39cm (15.3 inches) high
Weight: approx 9 kg (19lb 12oz).
A large porcelain jar freely painted in underglaze blue depicting mountains, buildings and people in a continuous river landscape. This item was made in China and probably exported in the late 18th or early 19th Century during the reign of the Jiaqing emperor(1795-1820).
For similar please view "The Diana Cargo" catalogue, Christies Amsterdam, 7 March 1995.
Condition - excellent - no damages and no restoration. 22cm (8.5inches) high;
Weight - 1.88kg (4lb 2 oz)
A large heavy bottle vase depicting two confronting five clawed dragons amongst clouds and flames and above breaking waves. The base carries the six character seal mark of the Qianlong Emperor (1736-1795) but this item was probably made later, during the 19th Century.
Condition - the neck has been reduced and polished. There are no chips or cracks and there has been no restoration but there are surface scratches. For additional pictures please view item #0607 at our Liverpool shop website at 69aliverpool.co.uk.
Height 23cm (9 inches); 24cm (9.5 inches) wide. Weight 2.6 kg (5.73lb).
A small twin-handled bronze censer with a large six character Ming dynasty Xuande mark to the base but made later during either the 18th or 19th Century.
This item is from the collection of a British architect who was born in China and lived in Shanghai. It came with him to the UK in 1931. Condition: excellent - no damages. 8cm (3.1 inches) diameter; 5cm (2 inches) high. Weight 180gm (6 oz).
AA carved soapstone figure depicting a reclining Scholar; holding a fan in his right hand. This item was possibly made as an object for the Scholar's table and was made in China in the Qing dynasty, probably during the second half of the 19th Century (circa 1850-1900).
Condition: a 2.5cm area appear to have been chipped away (in front of the fan and below his right knee)- please view enlargements 5, 6 & 7; and there are small spots of red paint in places.
6.3cm (2.5 inches) high; 7.6cm (3 inches) long.
A 'bronze' censer (copper zinc alloy with iron impurities) with a six character Ming dynasty Xuande reign mark (1426-1435) to the base but this item was made later, probably during the late Qing dynasty (circa 1890-1910).
condition: very good - no damages,losses or repairs.
9cm (3.5 inches)across; 6.3cm (2.5 inches)high.
Weight: 260 grams (9 oz).
A turquoise biscuit-glazed stoneware, or possibly porcelain, Okinomo of a tiger made in Japan in the late Edo period (1600-1868). . For a very similarly modeled figure with yellow glaze please view #90 (page 85) in the Oriental Ceramic Society catalogue of their 2009 Exhibition "The World in Monochromes".
Condition: excellent - no damages and no repairs or resroation.
12cm (4.75 inches) high; 18cm (7 inches) long.
Weight: 880 grams (1lb 15oz).
For many additional pictures and enlargements please view item #0482 on our Liverpool Shop website at 69aliverpool.co.uk
19世纪初 日本江戸時代 有田松石绿釉“置物”卧虎像
A polished 'bronze' (copper zinc alloy) vase cast with three dragons above carved stylized waves and also decorated with flowers and Buddhist emblems. We are unable to read the seven character mark on the base. This item was made in China for export during the late 19th or early 20th Century.
Condition: very good - recently polished but no damages or losses and no repairs.
24.5cm (9.6 inches) high.
Weight: 1.36 Kg (3lbs)
清末民初 中国外销盘龙铜瓶 约1880-1920
A blue and white jar with the six character reign mark of the Kangxi emperor (1662-1722) within a double ring to the base. This item was made later, for export, during either the late 19th or early 20th Century.
Condition: excellent - no damages and no restoration.
12cm (4.75 inches) high.
清末民初 康熙款青花人物莲子罐 约1880-1920
A rare late Ming Dynasty thickly potted jar decorated in underglaze blue with a key-fret pattern around the neck; on the shoulder a Kraak style diaper pattern encloses four circular panels, each containing a fruiting peach branch; above the foot are stylized breaking waves; the large central area is painted on each side with nine boys, at leisure, in a garden setting. "Hundred Boys" jars with very similar decoration are to be found dating to the Jiajing reign (1522-1566) but this jar was made later, probably for export, circa 1610-1625 during the reign of either the Wanli or the Tianqi emperor.
Condition - there is fritting (production glaze loss) to the rim and there are chips to the foot rim; there are two cracks to the rim which are probably firing (production) cracks and there are various cracks and glaze imperfections to the body but there are no repairs and there has been no restoration.
19cm (7.5inches) high; 19cm (7.5inches) diameter. Weight - 1.5kg (3lb 5oz).
For many additional pictures and enlargements please view item #0470 on our Liverpool Shop website at 69aliverpool.co.uk
明晚期 青花童子罐 明万历/天启 约1610-1625
一件明晚期青花童子罐。胎体细腻厚重，罐口一圈回字纹，肩部“克拉克”风格的开光装饰由四 个菱形花纹和四个花果枝叶交替组成，足部则是一圈海水纹。主体部分两面各有九个童子在花园里戏耍。类似装饰风格的”百子罐“可见于明嘉靖时期 （1522-1566），但此罐稍晚，应为外销品，作于约1610-1625明万历/天启年间。
A large thickly potted porcelain jar, with replacement wood cover, painted in underglaze blue depicting a flowering peoney shrub surmounted by a stylized bat. This item was made in China, probably for export, during the last few decades of the Qing dynasty (1644-1911).
Condition: very good - no damages and no restoration.
28cm (11 inches) high.
A hand crafted silver comport, with bracketed rim, very finely decorated with traditional Burmese rural village scenes.
This item was made in Burma (Myanmar) in the 19th Century under the rule of Queen Victoria and the British Empire. .
Condition: excellent - no damages and no repairs.
14cm (5.5 inches) high; 16.5cm (6.5 inches) diameter.
Weight: 340grams (12 oz)
A small delicately potted and finely enamelled and gilded Zisha clay stoneware teapot made in Yixing, Zhejiang province, China during the Qing dynasty (1644-1911).
The seal mark to the base reads "hui meng chen zhi" - "made by Hui Meng Chen" (a famous late Ming dynasty Yixing potter). The mark to the base of the cups reads "kang xi nian ji" - "made during the reign of the Kangxi emperor" (1662-1722）.
Condition: excellent with no sign of use. There is a small firing crack to the mark on the base of the teapot and there are two very small chips to one of the bowls; no further damages and no restoration.
Teapot: 11cm (4.3inches) long; 6.5cm (2.5inches) high.
Cups: 2.4cm (0.95inches) high; 4.8cm (1.9inches) diameter.
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描金点彩红泥小茶壶配四茶碗一套 - 惠孟臣及康熙款
A very finely cast pair of bronze vases with lion mask handles and bird and flower decoration and a Chinese Yuan dynasty style background. These vases were made in Japan, for export, during the Meiji period (1868-1911).
Condition: there are cracks to the rim on one vase and there is a replacement base to the other.
25cm (9.8inches) high
Weight: each vase approx. 1.2kg (2lb11oz).
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A balluster shaped vase and cover painted with "famille rose" enamels depicting a lady holding a fan with two boys in a garden setting. On the base is painted the iron red four character mark of the Qianlong emperor (1736-1795) but this item was made later, in the early 20th Century, during either the closing years of the reign of the Guangxu emperor (1875-1908) or during the Republic period (1911-1949).
Condition: there are minor losses to the enamels but no chips or cracks and no repairs or restoration.
25cm (9.9inches) high.