Chinese middle Qing dynasty Qianlong period export porcelain globular form teapot with straight spout, loop handle, and domed cover, decorated on the front and back in famille rose enamels with identical scenes of figures fishing in a landscape. 18th century. Very good overall condition with minute imperfections to the tip of the spout and tip of the finial and some wear and losses to the enamels and gilt. There are two small original firing flaws on the handle (see enlargements 9 and 10). A ...click for details
Rare 19th century complete bathing set consisting of a wash basin and covered water bottle. The interior of the wash basin is decorated in the famille rose palette with four reserves of architectural settings featuring knife-wielding guards, attendants, beauties and scholars engaged in study, the arts, and the daily activities of the gentry class. The panels encircle a matching central medallion. Each vignette is surrounded by a gold keyfret motif border and is reserved on a densely patterned ...click for details
Chinese Nanking porcelain export plate very finely painted in underglaze blue on a white porcelain ground with the traditional exotic houses and a figure crossing a bridge. Circa 1820. 9 3/8" diameter. Excellent condition. Kiln grit to foot rim.