Tall Antique Chinese Export Rose Medallion Vase of baluster form with applied salamander decoration and foo dog handles having ten painted panels with figural or bird and blossom decoration surrounded by floral decoration.
Circa 1870. (tight star crack on bottom, chip under rim).
Fine Antique Chinese Famille Rose porcelain covered sugar bowl with typical handpainted decoration, applied openwork, strapwork handles and gilt, berry form knop. Circa 1860. See: Schiffer, Chinese Export Porcelain, illustration #957 for similar example.
Set of 10 Minton Ornithological Cabinet Plates, in the Aesthetic taste; each differently decorated with ivory ground and scenes of birds on branches, with raised platinum and gold decoration. The underside with faintly impressed uppercase MINTON mark, a registration mark, the year cypher for 1861 and a painted iron-red pattern number: C2357A
(One plate with hairline crack, one with corner chip,, most with minor scratches to decoration, minor crazing to glaze and minor loss to gilt rim decorat ...click for details