A pair of Chinese biscuit porcelain dishes painted in the Famille noire palette. The well decorated with a mythical beast standing on a rock, the border with auspicious symbols. The base with a leaf mark. Condition: one with a small rim chip and a hairline, both with wear to decoration. Dimension: diameter: 24.2 cm. Without wooden stands.
A small belt hook carved from pale celadon colored jade with white and grayish mottling. One side ending in a dragonhead with bulging eyes, the underside with an oval disk for attachment. Condition: one eye chipped. Dimension: 7.1 cm long, weight: 30 g.
A sugar bowl with cover made of reddish Yixing clay. The exterior of the body enameled with a bird among flowers. The inside with turquoise green enamel. Base with impressed mark. Condition: fine, cover with a tiny rim chip. Dimension: handle to handle: c. 13.5 cm, 9 cm high, weight: 244 g.
Circular bamboo caddy or box for the export. The outside deeply carved with cartouches depicting figures and phoenixes. The lid with carving in bas relief of two attendants. Condition: Good, few minor losses and some cracks, a small crack restoration (pic. 12). Dimension: 15.9 cm high, 12.7 cm diameter, weight: 506 gram.
This hanging depicts a family ritual ceremony of a Confucian aristocratic household. Little metal wrapped thread couching and embroidery on red silk ground. Bordered with a figured and embossed silk ribbon. Brown silk lining. Condition: slightly faded, few loose threads, one tiny hole. Dimension: 70 cm x 111 cm, without border: 55 cm x 96 cm.
Red silk embroidered with polychrome and couched gold wrapped threads. The central medallion is depicting the Hehe twins, surrounded by flowers, grapes, bats and Buddhist lions. Lined with printed Western fabric. Condition: missing and loose threads, faded, border with few small holes, shortened, mended, lining with stains and small loss. Dimension: 70 cm x 61 cm.
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.
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.