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 charming miniature porcelain teapot decorated in underglaze blue and enamels in a chinese "clobbered" style. It was made by Masons of ironstone fame, it is unmarked. See Christies cut & paste link to identical shaped pot www.christies.com/lotFinder/lot_details.aspx?intObjectID=4153691.
Dating from c.1840-5, it measures 2 1/16inches high max.
There is some minor enamel loss and gilt wear. It is otherwise good condition.