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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1355236 (stock #Ch1856)
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A Zulu or South African spoon, carved with a standing figure at the finial, the stem and bowl decorated with a dark and light zig-zag pattern. Length: 40.0 cm. 20th cent.

Both arms of the figure are broken. No other faults.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1355234 (stock #Ch1855)
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An unusual Chinese chair cover embroidered in brightly coloured silks with two panels of pheasants and flowers on a dark green wool ground and surmounted by a rebus involving a pair of fish and a bat.

Losses- chiefly to the woollen background, though some areas of the silks are also worn ( stems of the plants mainly). Overall condition of the embroidery is good. Dimensions: 175cm. x 45 cm. c.1900. The cover is backed with linen.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1837 VR item #1355232 (stock #Ch1854)
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A finely-modelled white pearlware bust, probably of Jupiter, with an eagle draped around his shoulders. Height: 15.6 cm. c.1800.

A few very small glaze chips. Slight kiln grit adhering to base. No other faults.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1355230 (stock #Ch1853)
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An unusual Moroccan pottery deep bowl decorated in blue, turquoise and yellow with a lotus design to the exterior and a six-pointed star to the interior.

4 in. crack to the rim. Some chipping to rim. No other faults.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1355229 (stock #Ch1852)
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A colourful barbed Thai bencharong dish raised on a pedestal foot and enamelled with a floral design with a lotus centre. Diameter: 14.7 cm. 19th cent.

No damage.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1355228 (stock #Ch1851)
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A small barbed Thai silver-gilt niello tray inlaid with a floral design raised on three globular feet. Diameter: 12.7 cm. c. 1900.Weight: 98 gr.

Some wear to gilding. Two of the feet have been resoldered in place (one of them with additional traces of glue).

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1353647 (stock #Ch1848)
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A pair of Chinese porcelain plates for the Indian market enamelled in royal blue and iron-red with gold stars. Diameter: 22.7 cm. c. 1790.

No faults. A couple of tiny glaze nibbles to reverse (due to plate hanger)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1353646 (stock #Ch1847)
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A pair of Chinese porcelain plates for the Indian market enamelled in royal blue and iron-red with gold stars. Diameter: 22.7 cm. c. 1790.

Minor enamel loss to the centre of one plate. One with a 3cm. rim hairline, the other with a 4.5 cm. crack in the centre. No other faults.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1353645 (stock #Ch1846)
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A Chinese porcelain bowl for the Indian market enamelled in royal blue and iron-red with gold stars. Diameter: 19.0 cm. c. 1790.

Small rim chip. Another to the footrim. No other faults.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1352012 (stock #Ch1837)
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An unusual Chinese bowl thinly-potted with a flaring rim, decorated in underglaze blue and copper red and white enamel with magpies and prunus. Diameter: 15.0 cm. Kangxi (1662-1722).

Short (1.8 cm.) hairline crack and a couple of minuscule nibbles. Slight chip to footrim. No other faults.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1351419 (stock #Ch1830)
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A fine Chinese cloisonne vase possibly for the Islamic market, inlaid with a diamond shaped design surrounded with elaborate geometric floral interlace on a blue ground. Height: 15.2 cm. 19th cent.

The vase is generally in very good condition with its original gilding intact. However there is one small area on the neck where a flaw or knock has been filled with red wax. No other faults.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1351418 (stock #Ch1829)
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A pair of Chinese bronze vases (zhadou)inlaid in silver with decorative floral panels, the rims with shou characters and other floral motifs. Height: 11.0 cm. 19th cent.

The rims- relatively thin- are slightly wonky. No other faults.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1351414 (stock #Ch1828)
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A rare Korean moon jar (storage jar) decorated with stylised floral motifs in underglaze blue and iron-brown. Height: 22.0 cm.; diameter: 23.5 cm. 18th cent., Choson dynasty.

Five short hairline cracks to rim, the longest 4.0 cm. Typical discolouration, glaze crawling within the mouth. The casual manner of their potting and luting is part of the charm and aesthetic of these jars.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1339780 (stock #Ch1778)
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A fine large Arita kraak charger decorated with a central design of a bowl of flowers with a scroll in a star-shaped reserve, surrounded with a Border VII grid of floral and Precious Object motifs. Diameter: 38.5 cm. Late seventeenth century.

A very attractive charger, the design symmetrical and boldly executed in a strong soft blue and in excellent condition. Minor glaze flaws. No damage.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1331531 (stock #Ch1766)
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An elegant bidri spouted lota and cover, inlaid in silver with a scrolling floral design. Height: 13.2 cm. 19th cent.

Slight inlay loss to cover. No other faults.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1330679 (stock #Ch1761)
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A Dehua figure group of Guanyin and child seated on rocks with a book nearby. Traces of cold-enamelling in the recesses of her eyes. Height: 26.5 cm. Kangxi (1662-1722).

Chips to ends of fingers and missing foot to the child. Typical firing flaws to reverse of cowl. No other damage.

The figure is modelled on Western images of the Madonna and Child.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1328501 (stock #Ch1758)
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An octagonal oblong Tonkin or Sawasa tobacco box gilded and decorated to the lid and base with typical landscape panels and scrolling panels to the sides. Length: 11.0 cm. c.1780.

Some wear to base and gilding loss to the interior.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1328499 (stock #Ch1757)
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A Vizagapatam bronze matchlock-man on a capering camel (consistent with the preceding item). Height: 12.2 cm. 19th cent.

Polished. Rifle reduced.