CHINESE PEWTER TEA POT, FISH FORM (CARP OR KOI) early 19th century Chinese Heavily chased and tooled pewter, copper trimmed edging on gills and surrounding red coral eyes. Top lid is well fitted and removable, shaped pewter handle swivels on original mounts. The pewter feet.
Length: 13" (34cm)
Height: 7 1/2" (19cm)
Width: 5" (13cm)
Origin: Chinese for Export
Condition: Very fine, normal wear of the period, pewter is soft, fins can be moved, no breaks or holes.
A fine and early 19th century Lacquer on wood bowl. This is indeed a rare find,a treasure for the most discerning collector of fine Japanese Lacquer. The bowl is thin wood, with very fine lacquer and beautifully detailed paintings of Morning Glories and Birds.
This lovely bowl dates to the mid 1800's, possibly earlier and is in excellent condition.
Condition: Dry, as found, no damages, normal wear for the period.
Crackle Ware *(Guan) scholars brush pot with exceptional crackle glaze accented with richly dressed Mandarin scholars and attendant in a garden famille verte color palette.
Qianlong blue Fangge ware mark Mark: Qianlong Nianzhi (blue Fangge crackle ware)
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18th century reign mark, century work dated conservatively thickly potted, highly detailed for the discerning collector
Signed on base, impressed character mark
Dimensions: Height 5"(12.50cm)
Condition: Excellent for the period. No damage or hairlines.
Minton 19th century blue and white porcelain soup tureen, England. Fine painted details of a river landscape,and elegant branch handle with foliage enhanced with gilt. Lovely ribbed lid and wonderful form typical of outstanding Minton wares.
Dimensions: 14 Inches.
Condition: Excellent no damage, no restoration. Some rubbing to gilt on lid, appropriate for period.
note: I failed to photo the large oval plate, which is in excellent condition. Also have a white porcelain ladle which I will include. Additional photos to be added.
KYLIN, Foo figurines exceptional workmanship,great detail to heads and bodies, lots of charm and wonderful turquoise glaze on ornate bases. The Kylin are made of a heavy pottery, most likely shekwan (shiwan). Signed on base in impressed lettering, Made In China, late Qing Dynasty. Dimensions: Height: 6"(15.25cm)
Width: 2 1/4"(5.50cm) front
Length: 3 1/4"(8cm) side
Condition: Very fine, no chips, frits, or hairlines
Presented is a brass Crucifix with wonderful Art Nouveau detail in a heavy and fine brass, or possibly bronze from France.
The Christ figure is portrayed with much detail upon a 14"(35.50cm) cross with Immaculate hearts portrayed in q French manner. The crucifix stands upon a tripod paw footed base. I wish I could tell you more about this fine religious artwork...However, all I know is it is from Paris, and a delightful rare find.
Dimensions: Height 14"(35.50cm)
Condition: Fine brass or bronze, normal wear, no damage
Here is a fine BLUE AND WHITE or SOMETSUKE Arita lidded porcelain TEA CADDY in ginger jar form, with underglaze rich oxidized cobalt blue with subtle touches of dark forest green on the leaves on both the jar body and the lid.. The porcelain is thin and milky white, and the cobalt blue painted details are rich and even.
This is a fine and early signed piece (see photos) sure to please the most discerning collector.
Dimensions 4 1/2"(11.25cm) with lid
1 3/4"(4cm) lid
Condition. Excellent, a cabinet piece, no damages.
Late 17th Century, or Early 18th Continental Oil, of a beautiful Rubenesque woman wearing rich sumptuous garments, her fair hair peeking out from under her turban. She is reading with full attention to her book.
The lovely woman is dressed in a rich low cut gown accented by a large necklace which falls between her generous cleavage.
The painting, an oil on board has all the attributes of a Flemish, or Dutch masterpiece of the late 17th, early 18th century in the manner of Peter Paul Rubens.
I do not see a signature on the painting which is on an oval 7x5.75 Inch hand chamfered board.
Undoubtedly worthy of a museum.
The original hand carved frame is of the period and bears similar characteristics to frames from the Low Countries and Spain.
Condition is very good. There is craquelature and some scratching well preserved under the original varnish. There is a small scratch lower right edge of board.
Provenance on request.
SHISHI,Foo Lion rich gray and white polychromed porcelain probably dates to mid 20th century. The figurine is signed in script on left lower back, Yoshimi.
Condition: Excellent, no damage of any kind.
Dimensions: Height: 6 1/2"(18cm)From Base to top of his mane.
Length: 6 1/2"(18cm) from Tail to Face
This is an exceptionally nice CHINESE EXPORT CANTON large soup tureen with underplate and large serving spoon in fine heavy white porcelain,.
The Tureen looks terrific with earlier blue and white, is handsomely crafted and hand painted. The tureen dates to the late 1940's and is a really fine item for a fraction of the price of pieces not much older. And, you can use it with out the fear of damaging a four figure tureen. Signed on base by manufacturer
Dimensions: Tureen and plate 14" length
Height on Plate w/lid 8 1/2"
Condition: Excellent. A few frits and chips on service spoon.
Foliate rim ribbed saucer. Exceptional painted details and good enameling.
Condition: Excellent, very minor rubbed gilt. No chips or frits
Here are the first photos of a fine HUTSCHENREUTHER German porcelain Dessert set. This is a simply gorgeous and large complete service, in superb condition. The gilt work is not damaged, and there is only one small chip on one piece. Exact count of pieces to be listed and shown. There is a Coffee Pot, Tea Pot, Creamer, Covered Sugar, Two Large Chargers, 10 cups, 10 saucers, and 12 service plates.
Service is marked on bases with backstamp.