A large Japanese stoneware koro (incense burner), decorated with coloured enamels on a celadon glazed ground, depicting mythical beings. The cover is surmounted by a Shishi. This item was made circa 1880 - 1920 during either the Meiji or Taisho periods. Condition - two of the three legs have been restored. 10.25 inches (26cm) high, 9 inches (23cm) across.
An attractively decorated "famille rose" dish on pale green 'celadon' ground made for export, circa 1840, during the reign of the Daoguang emperor (1821 - 1850). Condition - there are some surface losses to the blue enamels and there is a very small under rim chip - no cracks and no restoration. 9 inches (23cm) diameter.
An 18th century "famille rose" teapot with original cover decorated with enamels in "mandarin palette". This item was made for export to Europe during the reign of the Qianlong emperor (1736 - 1795). Condition - there is a small chip to the rim of the cover, a minute chip to the spout and an old stapled repair to the handle. The gilding to the finial and the spout is worn. 8.5 inches (21cm) long, 6 inches (15cm) high
A good early 19th Century Chinese "famille rose" saucer dish made for export during the reign of the Daoguang emperor. Condition - excellent - no damages and no restoration. 5.25 inches (13.2cm) diameter.
A large jar finely painted in Kangxi style in shades of underglaze blue depicting ladies at leisure and boys at play amongst plantain and rockwork in a garden landscape. This item was made later, during the 19th Century and is being sold together with a replacement wood cover.
Condition - excellent. No chips, no cracks, no scratches and no restoration.
Height (without cover) 8.75 inches (22cm).
An underglaze blue and overglaze red decorated bowl depicting two five clawed dragons - each in pursuit of a flaming pearl. The base carries the six character mark of the Kangxi emperor but this item was probably made later, during the 19th Century. Condition - there is an old 0.2 inch (0.5cm) hairline to the rim and there are losses to the overglaze red decoration. Diameter - 3.6 inches (9.2cm).
Height - 2 inches (5cm)
A good underglaze blue and iron red decorated deep dish depicting Ming style dragons amongst cloud scrolls. The base carries the six character mark of the Yongzheng emperor, within a double circle, and was made during his reign (1723 to 1736). Condition - good - there are some under rim chips and there is the usual rim "fritting" - no cracks and no restoration. 20.4cm (8 inches) diameter. 4cm (1.6 inches) high.
18世纪早期 明代风格龙纹盘 清雍正
A rare high-fired 'flambe' glazed Bretby bowl, by Henry Tooth and Co, made circa 1900 to 1910 - inspired by 17th/18th Century Chinese "peach bloom" and "sacrificial red" glazes. Condition - excellent - no damages or restoration. What appears to be a chip on the rim is, in fact, under glaze. 20cm (8.8inches) diameter. 9.5cm (3.8 inches) high.
A rare mid 17th Century conical form bowl decorated to the exterior with playful buddhistic lions and peony sprays. The rim is washed brown and the base carries the six character retrospective Ming mark of the Jiajing emperor. This item was made circa 1644 to 1680 during the Shunzhi or early Kangxi reign. For similar please see 'Oriental Blue and White' by Harry Garner - plate 65B and Sotheby's New York 18 March 2008 (Lot No 127) for a slightly smaller example. Condition - there are small chips to the rim, no cracks and no restoration. 7 inches (17.8cm) diameter.
一件稀有的17世纪中叶青花牡丹狮纹碗。碗口酱色，底有“大明嘉靖年制”六字寄托款。此件约作于1644至1680年间，约清顺治或康熙早期。类似的藏品，请参见Harry Garner所著《东方青花》（Oriental Blue and White)一书中第65B号插图，以及纽约苏富比2008年3月18日拍卖会第127号拍品。
A good baluster shaped vase, decorated in underglaze blue, depicting peony and other flowering plants on a garden terrace. This item was made for export to Europe during the reign of the Qianlong emperor (1736 to 1795). Condition - good - there is a single light 3cm hairline running from the rim - no chips and no restoration. 10.2 inches (26cm) high.
An old, probably Malaysian, keris/kris with wavy iron blade. The hilt is of typical styalized garuda head form and has a paktong metal collar. The varnished wood scabbard is decorated with repouse engraved white metal(probably silver) mounts. Condition - good. There is a drill hole (for hanging) to the top of the scabbard and sections have been cut out of the metal mounts on the reverse side. Total length 19 inches (48cm), blade - 15 inches (38cm).
A well painted pair of Kangxi style rouleau shaped vases decorated in underglaze blue with branches of prunus blossom. These items were made, circa 1880 - 1920, during either the late Qing or early Republic periods. Condition - each has a small hole drilled 1.5 inches (3cm) above the base. One vase has a chip and associated crack to the footrim. No further damage and no restoration. 13.5 inches (35cm) high.
An underglaze blue painted jar and cover decorated in 17th/18th Century Kangxi style with prunus blossoms against a "cracked ice" back ground. This item was made later, during the late Qing or very early Republic period, circa 1875 to 1915. Condition - very good. There is a very slight shallow surface chip to the top of the neck. No further chips, no cracks and no restoration. 5.8 inches (14.5cm) high.
An attractive pair of Yoruba Ibeji twin figures probably carved circa 1900-1930. Condition - there is an age crack to the male figure and half of the base of the female figure is missing. Male figure 7.8 inches (19.8cm) high, Female 7 inches (18cm) high.
A good Australian Aboriginal bark painting of a spirit figure. This item was acquired 'second hand' in the UK in the 1990s and was probably painted during the 1980s. Condition there is wear and losses to the paint. 16 inches (41cm) high, 9.5 inches (24cm) wide.
A well patinated 16th/17th Century bronze Gu form vase castin archaic Shang dynasty style. This is from the collection of the late Reverend Victor Farmer. Condition - the interior base has been replaced or re-glued and there are the usual 'production' repairs - made at the time of manufacture. This item was probably made during the reign of the Wanli emperor - 1573 to 1619. 11.7 inches (30cm) high.
A large Karlsruhe stoneware tile with deep crystaline glaze depicting Van Gogh style sunflowers and mounted as a plaque. Condition - excellent. 13 inches(33cm) high,9.2 inches(23.5cm) wide and 0.75 inches(2cm) deep.
A gilt bronze belt hook unusually cast with a bat's head to the centre and with a dragon head terminal. This item was made either during the early Western Han Dynasty or the late Warring States period of the Eastern Zhou Dynasty - circa 3rd to 4th Century BC. For an example dating to the same period please see lot 204 - Bonhams, London 12 May 2008. Condition - very good. No repairs or restoration. 3.2 inches (8cm) long.