A handwarmer made of white copper (baitong) with single handle, the cover decorated in openwork with parrots among prunus. Condition: interior with traces of usage, one side with a small dent (please see photo no. 12). Dimension: c. 12.5 cm long x 11 cm wide x 11 cm high.
A large wine ewer made of bronze and inlaid with silver wire. Both sides decorated with taotie mask, the handle in the shape of a dragon head. Condition: spout reattached, handle a bit loose, rim of lid inside slightly dented. Dimension: 21. 3 cm high, c. 25 cm long.
A white copper opium pipe suite, beautifully engraved with a Mandarin duck couple and a bird. The lid of the opium container and the base of the pipe with maker's mark. Condition: fine, with latter red cord, uncleaned. Dimension: total height: 27.5 cm.
A Chinese silver shield-shaped presentation plaque engraved with good wishes, mounted to conforming hardwood shield carved at crest with stylized flower and with easel support on the back. Silver plaque with indistinct mark. Condition: good, minimally dented at the edges. Dimension: 27.8 cm x 20. 6 cm, weight: 716 g.
A pair of Chinese silver solifleur (for one flower) vases, decorated with chrysanthemum in openwork. The original inserts made of clear glass. Marked on the base. Condition: fine, one insert chipped. Dimension: height: 10.1 cm, weight of silver: 72 g.
Small pewter tea pot with engraved decoration of flowers and Chinese characters. Cover with a knob in the shape of a foo dog. Base with mark. Condition: few tiny dents, leaking. Dimension: 17.8 cm high, weight: 594 g.
Made of pewter with three small and one large trumpet-shaped vases, finely engraved with phoenixes and dragons among waves and flowers. Marked "Huikee Pewter Swatow". Condition: few dents and traces of usage, little warped. Dimension: 35.5 cm high, weight: 1'400 g.