This is a well potted famille rose teapot with a Hongxian mark but probably from the 20's or 30,s. Well painted with a delicate ribbed potting. A silver chain and silver cover with a sculpted frog with traces of enamel. Excellent condition. Measures 7 inches spout to back of teapot (18cm) and approximately 5 inches high to the top of the lid (13cm).
A finely crafted pair of enameled wine cups dating to the 18th or early 19th century. Delicate artwork depicts auspicious buddhist symbols. Cup measures 1.47 inches high and 2.1 inches in diameter (3.7cm high x 5.38cm dia.), saucers measure 4.5 inches or 11.5cm in diameter. Feel free to ask for more photos.
An Unusual bronze openwork cast bronze rasp. Depicts a dragon atop a mythical animal and a phoenix amid sinuous floral openwork. Eastern Han period. Approximately 7 inches high. See Christies recent sale 2463, New York, lot 1149 for an almost identical piece. Includes a simple black steel stand.
This is a molded Yuan Period lohan seated on a hexagonal base with a lion in his lap. Originally from Anthony Allen. The head was reattached and a hole filled. A photo is provided of the restored parts. Measures 11 cm high or 4.35 inches.
A nice old bamboo dice cup with a black and gold lacquer painting of three boys and lotus pods. Similar to a bitong but with flared top to facilitate throwing dice. 18th/19th century. 4 1/2 inches high, (11.5cm). Has one crack as shown in the photos
This is Mongolian carved wooden sculpture of a Garuda or Khangard dating to the 19th century. Wonderful use of the wood to make an animated sculpture. The front has considerable wear while the back shows what was originally elaborate painting. There are round holes in the hands which would have had a staff inserted. Measures just over 12 inches or 31cm.
This is an interesting and unusual inkstone dating from the 19th century. The face has a nicely carved dragon while the reverse side is carved in a mold pattern. Measures 7 x 4 5/8 x 1 1/4 inches (17.8 x 12 x 3.2cm)