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 paintings on pith paper, made in Canton for the export in the 19th century. With the depiction of a god on a fish. Mounted in a black plastic Frame. Condition: some stains and lower corners with losses and splits. Please look at the photos carefully, they make part of the condition report. Dimension: image approx.: 14 cm x 9.8 cm, frame: 24.3 cm x 18.5 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.
Large Satsuma earthenware plate finely painted with enamels and gold. The well decorated with a peacock perching on a flowering tree amidst flowers and a creek. Dating to the Meiji or Taisho period. Base with two letters, apparently a collector's monogram. With adapted wall mount bracket. Condition: fine, only reverse with few faint stains. Dimension: diameter: 31.8 cm, c. 4 cm high.
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.
Large rectangular Persian mirror case made of papier-mache and hand-painted in ink, watercolor and gold under lacquered varnish. The outer covers decorated with youth at leisure in the Safavid style. Condition: some craquelure and flaking, mirror lost, rims with wear and losses. Please look at the pictures carefully, they make part of the condition report. Dimension: 36.5 cm x 24.5 cm x 1.7 cm.
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.
A small copper vessel decorated in polychrome enamels with flowers and beautiful Arabic calligraphy. Condition: one area with loss. Please look at the pictures carefully, they make part of the condition report.Dimension: diameter: 11.5 cm, 9.5 cm high.