A chinese bronze vase of flattened hexagonal section inlaid to each side with a deer amongst bamboo and ruyi with a bat. The inlay is differing gauges. There is a Shisou mark to the base. The vase itself seems to have been cast in 2 vertical sections, the join being evident down each side.
Dating from the C19th. or earlier, it stands 8 1/8inches (20.5cms) high. It weighs 1.022Kg.
There are dents to the rim. It is in otherwise good condition.
A chinese porcelain vase of elongated melon shape well painted in underglaze blue with auspicious objects in reserves on a prunus ground in the Kangxi style. There is a 4 character Kangxi mark to the base. It has a well carved wooden lid.
Dating from the mid C19th., it stands 9 1/2inches (24.1cms) high inc. lid.
There is a miniscule frit to the glaze on the interior rim. It is in very good condition.