Buff stoneware dish with flared rim, broad footring and recessed base. Painted with chrysanthemum pattern in iron brown pigment under a crackled glaze with greenish tinge. Date: approx. 1400 - 1600. Please refer to "Thai Ceramics: The James and Elaine Connell Collection" No. 146. Condition: foot ring with two tiny chips, rim with some repairs. Dimension: diameter: 22.9 cm, 4.8 cm high.
Silk panel assembled from a pair Chinese sleeve bands embroidered with flowers, lingzhi and peaches in satin stitch and Peking knot. Bordered by a woven and an embroidered band. Brown silk lining. Condition: little faded, minor loose threads. Dimension: 66.5 cm x 36.7 cm.
A well hollowed, bulbous shaped agate snuff bottle with some dark inclusions, standing on a flat foot. The stopper with transparent green glass top and bone spoon. Condition: fine, only stopper with few tiny rim frits. Dimension: total height: 6 cm.
Small lacquered and polychrome wood traveling shrine with chased and gilded copper fittings. Inside with a Kannon Bosatsu seated in meditation on a lotus throne rising from a lotus pond. On both sides of the multi-armed goddess is standing a Dragon King. Condition: lacquer losses, some fittings a little bent. Dimension: total height: 17 cm.
Large rectangular intaglio seal or weight, made from bronze or brass, one side engraved with a prayer arch and Islamic script. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: some traces of usage. Dimension: 7.8 cm x 5.8 cm x 0.4 cm.
A Chinese hardwood carving depicting a young couple reclining on a bed, the man smoking an opium pipe, assisted by the woman wearing lotus shoes. Please refer for similar model to the "Peabody Essex Museum". Condition: fine, maybe lost utensil in the maidens's hand. Dimension: 10. 6 cm long x 7.1 cm x 4.8 cm high.
A pair of framed oval miniature Chinese School export oil paintings, each showing a Chinese boat at sea. Mounted in antique gilt wooden frames. Condition: fine, frames with Little wear. Dimension: paintings: 8.3 cm x 6.5 cm, frames: 25 cm x 22 cm.
Antique Chinese archer's ring pouch, worn suspended from a belt. The outside of the cylindrical case and the sliding top is embroidered with geometric pattern. Yellow silk ring holder, tassels and drawstring with couched gold knots and swastika. Condition: very good, little traces of usage and wear. Dimension: holder: diameter: 4.5 cm, 5.3 cm high, total length: 51 cm.
A reverse glass painting, maybe Mazandaran, embellished with gold foil, showing a man with rifle on horseback. The backside is a mirror, all mounted in a wooden frame. From a Swiss gentleman's collection. Condition: few small areas of the mirror are blind. Dimension: 20.1 cm x 14.6 cm.
Charming natural burl wood carving made in two sections, connected by a metal spike. The upper part depicting an immortal, standing on the lower section made of darker wood. Condition: fine. Dimension: total height: 22 cm.