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. Made in the Tushanwan Workshop in Xujiahui near Shanghai. Please refer for a 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.
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.
Three different pairs of antique used silk lotus shoes with low heels for a Chinese lady having bound feet. Made of silk and cotton distinctly decorated with embroidery and woven ribbons. Condition: all shoes are worn, faded, with loose threads, and two pairs have lost parts of the ground fabric. Please look at the pictures carefully, they make part of the condition report. Dimension: length of soles: 10.5 cm to 11.5 cm.
Two Chinese porcelain tea cups with saucers, finely painted with flowering branches and birds in "Famille verte" palette and underglaze blue. Bases with blossom within a double circle. Dating to the Kangxi period. Condition: several rim frits and few flakes, one cup with two short hairlines. Dimension: cups: diameter: 9 cm and 4.8 cm high, saucers: diameter: 13.9 cm.
A framed gouache painting on pith paper, made in Canton for the export in the 19th century. Showing flowers and a butterfly. Mounted in a gold lacquered wooden frame. Condition: very good, only a small hole in the non painted area. Please look at the photos carefully, they make part of the condition report. Dimension: image approx.: 16.7 cm x 26.8 cm, frame: 26.8 cm x 36.8 cm.
A pair Canton porcelain plates lavishly decorated with butterflies and flowers in "Famille rose" enamels and gold. Dating to the 19th century. Condition: minor wear to enamels, one plate with an over gilded chip (picture 9). Diameter: 24.5 cm.
A lovely porcelain cream pitcher with cover showing figures at leisure, painted in "Famille rose" and gold. Dating to the early 18th century. Condition: minor wear to gilding, cover with frittings and small chips. Please look at pictures carefully, they make part of the condition report. Dimension: 13 cm high.
Simple export tea caddy made of lacquered wood, interior with a single engraved pewter canister having a double lid. Condition: lacquer with wear, canister with dents, lost key and lock. Please look at pictures carefully, they make part of the condition report. Dimension: 20 cm x 13 cm x 11 cm, weight: 800 g.