A Chinese Export silver button hook, the handle with a dragon amidst clouds motif. With maker's mark "WH90", standing for the Wang Hing Company, working in Shanghai and Hong Kong around 1900. Condition: hook a little bit bent, handle top with a small dent. Dimension: 24.8 cm long, weight: 44 g.
A cattle bell with floral ornament made from bronze with dark patina and having a wooden clapper. Ex collection Martin Kerner. Condition: nice sound, some dents, traces of usage. Dimension: 15.5 cm high x 15.5 cm wide.
Two molded porcelain cups and saucers painted in underglaze blue, made around 1725 for the export. The central medallions with a meiren and a rabbit, the rims decorated with boys and young ladies. Condition: some mushikui rim frits, but no cracks or chips. Dimension: diameter saucers: c. 11.4cm, cups: c. 6.8 cm.
A silver milk jug with coriander-leaf design and a cartouche in shield form, probably from Kutch. Unmarked, tested silver. Condition: small area with no design (photo no. 7), handle slightly bent. Dimension: 8.8 cm high, weight: 130 g.
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
Snuff bottle of rounded form made of pale agate with few dark inclusions, standing on a flat foot. With green stone stopper and short horn spoon. Condition: fine, mouth rim with a tiny rim frit. Dimension: total height: 7.2 cm.
A disk-shaped panel, probably made as an insert for a piece of furniture, made of copper with cloisonne enamels, gilt rims and wires. The decor consists of auspicious symbols. Reverse with blue contre-email. Condition: one small dented section with enamel having few thin cracks (photos no. 6 & 7 ), traces of former mounting. Dimension: diameter: 32.2 cm.