A chinese (Kangxi) style famille verte vase on a powder blue ground by Samson of Paris. This is a very good copy and convincing until one gets to close quarters. There is an artemesia leaf and Samson factory mark to the base.
Dating from the late C19th., it stands 8 3/8inches (21.8 cm) high.
A chinese porcelain brush pot painted in famille rose enamels in the "rose medallion" style.
Dating from the 2nd half of the C19th., it stands 4 3/4inches (12.1 cms) high.
There is a miniscule area where the blue enamel has chipped (see photo 9). The adjoining area it has fled in the firing. There is gilt wear to the border of the rear cartouche and kiln grit to the interior base. It is in very good condition.
A beautiful boxed Japanese satsuma tea set consisting of teapot, sucrier, cream jug and 2 cups and saucer in a custom fitted pine box. Each piece is marked to the base with a two character red mark on a gilt ground.
Dating from the meiji period the teapot measures 2 7/8inches (7.3 cms) from the of spout and handle and a saucer measures 2 1/8inches (5.4 cmd) across.
There are chips to the teapot lid and one saucer. The set is in otherwise good condition.
A chinese hexagonal porcelain bowl beautifully decorated in bright famile rose enamels with a horse and figures in a landscape. There is a 4 character Tongzhi mark to the base. The interior and base with turquoise enamel.
Dating from the Tongzhi period (1862-74), it measures 4 1/2inches (11.5 cm) max across.
It is in very good condition with only minor surface scratching to the interior.
A rare chinese porcelain caddy of square section decorated on each side, in famille rose enamels, with alternating panels of boys at play and flowers. All this on a brown & gilt ground with the base glazed white. It has a turned hardwood lid.
Dating from the Yongzheng period, it stands 5 3/8inches (13.7 cm) high without lid.
There is a firing fault inside the rim (original). There is wear to the brown ground colour and some very minor enamel wear.