A very finely painted large Chinese jardiniere dating to the late 19th Century, the exterior decorated with vivid panels of children playing in a garden setting alternating with landscape scenes. Width: 40.6cm Height: 35.6cm Condition: Excellent, no chips, cracks or restoration, just a little wear to the gilding on the rim and some grit adhering to the side of the base.
A blue and white lamp stand dating to the early Kangxi period probably used in a Buddhist temple. The neck is decorated with the four characters for Amitabha buddha and the base with auspicious symbols and flowers. Height: 20.4cm Provenance: E&J Frankel Collection paper label to the base Condition: Excellent apart from a small firing flaw on the neck, a few tiny chips to the foot and some wear to the glaze
A blue and white jar dating from the Kangxi period decorated with large plunus blossom flowers and with it's original lid. Height: 24.8cm Condition: Perfect with a small firing flaw on the base Provenance: Christies, New York 2005
A pear shaped powder-blue vase with gilt decoration of butterflies and flowers dating to the Kangxi period. Height: 23.3cm Condition: Excellent apart from losses to the gilt decoration. No chips, cracks or restoration. Provenance: FOS & MM Dobell
A Chinese bottle vase covered in a bright green crackled glaze dating from the 18th or early 19th Century. Height: 15cm Provenance: FOS & MM Dobell Condition: Excellent, small area of minor glaze surface scratching to the side; no chips, cracks or restoration
A very finely potted Qianlong (1736-1795) Imperial dish with an everted rim painted with rich cobalt blue colours, the center decorated with the 'Three Friends of Winter' (岁寒三友) which is leafy bamboo emerging from behind a jagged rock flanked by a tall knotty pine on the left and a gnarled blossoming prunus tree on the right enclosed within double line borders. The underside with an elegant pavilion scene of a seated lady and two young boys at play in a garden...
A very finely painted Kangxi period (1662-1722) famille verte bowl with barbed rim and molded lotus petal panels. The exterior with two dragons chasing flaming pearls above flowers and shells on waves. The interior with a flaming pearl surrounded by flowers and shells on the inner rim...
A large famille rose bowl dating from the Qianlong period (1735-1795) painted extremely finely with two large and two smaller panels of figures in a landscape on a cell pattern backgound. The interior of the bowl with a charming scene of figures and children. Diameter: 28.5cm Condition: Exceptional, the enamels and gilding are amazingly well preserved and the colours bright and vivid. The rim has a single small chip but otherwise perfect with no cracks or restoration.
A very large famille verte dish dating from the Kangxi period (1662-1722) decorated with two figures on a bridge in a garden setting, circled by butterfiles and with figures and flowers at the border. Diameter: 36.5cm Condition: Excellent apart from fritting around the edges with a few tiny filled frits, some wear to the enamels and a small, faint 1.5cm glaze crack which is only visible on one side.
A finely painted famille verte dish dating from the Kangxi period (1662-1722) with flowers and birds amongst rocks. The centre decorated with a pheasant and branches of chrysanthemum and peony and small birds twittering above. The rim has eight panels of insects, birds and flowers. Size: 36.5cm Condition: Excellent, just some rim fritting and a few small chips. No cracks or restoration.
A very large famille verte dish dating from the Kangxi period (1662-1722) decorated with two figures on a bridge in a garden setting, circled by butterfiles and with figures and flowers at the border. Diameter: 37cm Condition: Excellent apart from fritting around the edges and some wear to the enamels. The footrim has been pierced for hanging on a wall.
A very large pair of famille rose jars nicely painted with scenes of children playing in a garden dating from the late 19th century. Covers included Height: 23cm and 23.5cm Width: 23.5cm Condition: Excellent, one jar has two small chips on the base and the second jar has a firing crack on the base