A porcelain hat stand painted in the Qianjiang palette with a young lady contemplating a flower twig at the window. Inscribed with calligraphy in black, dated "ji hai" corresponding to 1899 and signed "Gao Xintian". Base with stamped iron red mark "Guangxu". Condition: no repairs and cracks - little wear to painting and gilt rim. Dimension: 27.8 cm high, diameter: 11.6 cm.
Two saucers made of thinly potted porcelain, differently painted in beautiful enamels and gold. Depicting historical figures. Dating to the mid 19th century, Tongzhi or Xianfeng period. Ref.: "The great fortune: The Georg Weishaupt Collection", ISBN 3-00-010306-6, pages 160 - 183. Condition: minimal wear to gilding and enamels. Dimension diameter: 13.9 cm.
Finely modeled Blanc de Chine porcelain group depicting two actors, on a wooden stand. Condition: woman with small losses to fingers, headdresses with tiny loss. Dimension: total: 18.2 cm high x 17 cm long.
Circular porcelain plaque, dating to the late Qing period. The center painted in the Qianjiang Palette with temples and people in a mountainous river landscape. The border decorated in green, iron red and gold with birds. Condition: no repairs and cracks - little wear and impurities, rim frittings and flakes, base with few adhering kiln grit. Dimension: diameter: 29.8 cm, 1.3 cm thick.
Circular porcelain plaque made for the Straits Chinese market, once used as an insert for a piece of furniture. Beautifully enameled with phoenix and dragon on a yellow ground. Condition: rim with chipped areas due to former mounting. Dimension: diameter: 28.6 cm, 0.6 cm thick.
Finely potted Kraak style petal-molded deep plate, dating to the late Ming period. The well with a fish swimming amongst seaweed painted in dark underglaze blue in Yuan style. Base with blue double ring. This pattern was popular in Japan for kaiseki, the tea ceremony meal. Please refer to Christie's London 1989: The Peony Pavilion Collection: Chinese Tea Ceramics for Japan, 1580 - 1650, No. 207. Condition: no cracks and repairs, only mushikui rim frits, foot rim with little adhering kiln san ...click for details
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 celadon ground porcelain plate painted in Famille rose enamels with figures in a garden. The border with flowers and butterflies, the base with an underglaze blue seal mark. Dating to the first half of 19th century. Diameter: 26 cm. Condition: rim with one burst bubble, gold with partial minimal wear.
Porcelain bowl, the exterior decorated with the "100 antiques" motif in the doucai palette. The interior with bats around an auspicious character in overglaze red and some gold. The base with a six character Guangxu mark in underglaze blue. Condition: fine, except a tiny rim chip (see last picture) and a minuscule bubble burst. Dimension: diameter: 16 cm, 6.8 cm high.
Finely potted porcelain saucer with two moulded borders of petals in relief, dating to the late Ming period. The well beautifully painted in underglaze blue with a bird of prey standing on a rock below a pine tree watching a duck. The border with a sparsely celadon tinted glaze. Condition: fine - no cracks and repairs. Only sparse rim frittings, foot rim with few adhering kiln sand. Dimension: 20.2 cm diameter, weight: 280 g.