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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1700 item #1338698
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£ 8250.00
The bowl of stepped shape, with wide, flanged mouth rim and slightly flared foot-ring; decorated with the Eight Buddhist Symbols (bajixiang). Ming dynasty, 16th century.121mm wide, 74mm high...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1293580 (stock #H231)
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£4,500
A rare and attractive baluster vase superbly decorated with deer and cranes amidst a landscape. The deer symbolise both career advancement and long life and the cranes are also associated with longevity. Late 18th or 19th century. 38.1 cms high.

Cf. the pair of zuns, lot 3905, and the pair of moonflasks, lot 3911, in the 'Mandel' collection, Christie's Hong Kong, May 30th 2012, both similarly decorated...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1282513
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A very attractive vase decorated with pheasants on foliage against a midnight blue background. The rim stamped 'Silver'. Unsigned but very fine workmanship, in the manner of Hayashi. Late Meiji or Taisho, circa 1900-1926. 12 inches /30.5 cms. high.

NB The blue 'streaks' on the first three photos are reflections!

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1275156 (stock #5/891)
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£835
The pale yellow background decorated in shades of white and gray to simulate a traditional pen-and-wash painting, depicting branches of a tree against a clouded sun. Shakudo rims. Meiji (1868-1912). 152mm / 6 inches high. Good condition.

The attribution is not easy. Several manufacturers tried to copy Namikawa Sosuke's success in this style...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1910 item #1273084 (stock #5/LV)
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£4,850
A Qing dynasty cloisonne moonflask, decorated on both sides with a phoenix amongst long stemmed chrysanthemums, gilt dragon form handles. 15 inches / 38.1 cms high.

More photos to follow.

There is a possible imperial connection here. This type of chrysanthemum is called 'wanshouju' literally 'flower of ten thousand years', and was used as a pun to wish the emperor a long life...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1265841 (stock #JU231)
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A very fine large dish, shaped as an 18-petal chrysanthemum decorated with butterflies and a multitude of flowers. 12.75 inches /323mm diameter. Meiji (1868-1912).

One of the finest pieces of pre-Golden Age cloisonne that I have ever seen.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1800 item #1264834 (stock #B11789)
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£3,850
A rare Chinese champleve and cloisonne enamel ornament, shaped as a bat and, exceptionally, enamelled with both translucent and opaque enamels. Qianlong (1736-95). 149mm wide.

A pair of champleve and cloisonne ornaments in the shape of ruyi-sceptre terminals are illustated in Brinker & Lutz: 'Chinese Cloisonne: the Pierre Uldry collection' no...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1261702
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A very large Ming dynasty bronze hu, with archaistic design and ring handles. More photos to follow. 522mm high, wine bottle shown for comparison.

Due to size and weight this item is only available for viewing/collection from my home (north London).

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1700 item #1261553
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A rare cloisonne spill vase, decorated with the sixteen Buddhist auspicious symbols. Ming dynasty, 15th or early 16th centuries. 42mm x 163mm. Losses to the enamel and an old repair at base, but a very scarce item.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1221218
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The figured silk background superbly embroidered with coloured silks and silver-metal couched threads. Late Joseon dynasty, circa 1870-1910. Approx. 19 cms x 23 cms., one with original selvage showing, both with usual brown paper adhesions. Of Museum quality...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1201258 (stock #GJ/250)
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£ 1250.00
A magnificent panel on black silk. The quatrefoil cartouche heavily embroidered with five couched gilt-thread horned dragons, rocks, waves, buddhistic and other symbols, in fine bright colours. Excellent condition throughout. 1330 x 950mm One photo shows a 750 ml wine bottle for comparison with size. Late Qing or early Republic, 1880-1925 C.E.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1200516 (stock #GH/47)
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£ 265.00
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1196052 (stock #PCG/210)
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A rare early Chinese cast-iron figure of the Buddha, Northern Song. The figure seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base holding a flower in one hand. 26.7 cms high.

Provenance: Christie's London 2001 (original Christies receipt will be supplied).

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1196036 (stock #313/48)
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£ 1850.00
A fine Chinese Ming dynasty (1368-1644) carving of two boys climbing on an elephant. 46mm wide.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1800 item #1192664 (stock #239/175)
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Front and, very unusually, two top side panels from a large imperial yellow throne back cushion cover, heavily embroidered with a bold five-toed horned dragon amongst clouds, bats and buddhistic symbols, surrounded by a further eight dragons. 18th century. 74 x 75 cms.

Provenance: Christie's 1997.

Condition: Faults. In need of restoration, but a very scarce item.

The large back cushions of Qing dynasty thrones are normally of this very distinctive shape...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1800 item #1185102 (stock #P11465)
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£ 1200.00
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1154227 (stock #PM/5671)
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£ 1350.00
A rare small snuff bottle, exquisitely moulded porcelain in the shape of a pea pod. Qianlong dynasty, 1736-95. Provenance: Christie's London, 1997.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1053480
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£ 1950.00
A fine Chinese Qing dynasty, 19th century, bamboo parfumier. Of cylindrical form, finely carved. With hardwood stand and cap. 21.5cms high. Provenance: Charlotte Horstmann & Gerald Godfrey Ltd., Hong Kong label.