Iron red silk satin embroidered in sanlan (three shades of blue) with flowers, butterflies and moths, small area in Peking knot. The eyes of the insects made of seeds. Bordered with woven band and lined with silk. Condition: few threads and one seed missing. Dimension: 45.2 cm diameter.
Five different shaped bags made of antique French brocades and silks. Edged with different gold or silver brocaded ribbons, laces, fringes and one with tassel made of metallic thread. Condition: two bags with wear, small splits and few holes. Dimension of the largest one: 38 cm x 36 cm without handle.
An octagonal silver basket with handle, the design of bamboo, plum blossoms and Chinese characters in open-work. Base with maker's mark in Chinese. Condition: some traces of usage. Dimension: diameter: 13.5 cm, height: 10.1 cm, weight: 112 g.
A bulbous vessel used by pilgrims for sacred Ganges water. Made of brass or bronze with design of hamsa birds and another mythical beast among flowers. Condition: some traces of usage, later bottom made of sheet. Dimension: 17.1 cm high, weight: 1195 g.
Finely enameled dish with a full-face five-clawed long dragon en face above waves and a stylized rock. The back with scrolling lotus. Gilt rims. Condition: wear to gilt rims. Without wooden stand. Dimension: diameter: 21 cm, 2.2 cm high, weight: 536 g.
A Grand Tour souvenir dating to the late 19th century. Of rectangular shape with raised hinged lid. Made of brass inlaid with silver and copper, decorated with interlacing patterns and scenes from the Ancient Egypt. The interior with wood lining. Condition: few missing inlays. Dimension: 13.6 cm long x 7.9 cm wide x 7.6 cm high, weight: 624 g.
A solifleur silver vase with engraved decoration of butterflies and a bird among flowers. With wooden stand, maybe not Chinese. No silver hallmark. Condition: fine. Dimension: height with stand: 19 cm, silver weight: 78 g.