Large Chinese Republic period Canton enamel on copper fluted charger raised on three shaped bronze alloy feet finely painted in the interior well with three elegant beauties and a child in a garden setting. The interior cavetto is decorated with leafy flowering scrolling vines and lotus flowers on a cobalt blue ground. The exterior edge is similarly decorated and set against a white ground. A four-character blue Qianlong mark on the white enamel base is set between blue confronting cloud-form...
Chinese Qing dynasty Qianlong period thinly potted deep charger decorated with floral groupings in alternating deep blue and "dan miao qing hua" (fine pale blue pigments) set against a white porcelain ground. A narrow geometric and floral band extends around the interior rim. A few sparse leafy twigs decorate the exterior. There are chatter marks to the unmarked base. An old owner's tag on the base incorrectly states the age as 19th century, however, the piece dates circa 1750. 13 7/8” di...
Japanese Meiji period Imari porcelain charger decorated in overglaze polychrome enamels with Chinese children frolicking between four “shou” (longevity) banners set against a dense pattern of flowers and scrolling foliage on a lavender-gray ground. The back is decorated in sometsuke (underglaze blue) with three fish and a fish scale band along the top rim. An apocryphal six-character Ming dynasty Chenhua reign mark is on the base. Late 19th century. 15 1/8” diameter x 3” high. Heavil...
ENAMEL PORCELAIN PLAQUE TABLESCREEN
Chinese enamel porcelain plaque, mounted as tablescreen; the rectangular panel depicting houses and a waterfall tucked in amid a mountainous landscape, with inscription and seal mark; the frame and stand with archaistic bat and chilong motif scrolling; H: 26 1/4"
A LARGE JAPANESE KO KUTANI LARGE PLATE, CHARGER FULLY
MARKED ON THE BASEIN GOOD CONDITION.
A LARGE AND HEAVY CHARGER, DEPICTING CRANES AND ANIMALS ON THE FRONT SIDE AND FLOWERS AROUND THE BACK SIDE AS WELL THE CHARACTER "FUKU"(GOOD FORTUNE)WITHIN A SQUARE AND ARTIST SIGNATURE NEXT TO IT.
MEASURES APPROXIMATELY 17 INCHES 43 CENTIMETERS-WIDE.
3 INCHES, 8 CENTIMETERS-HIGH.FROM THE MEIJI ERA.
A Chinese silver fan, gold plated and decorated with multicolour enamelled panels against a filigree ground .The guards are cast with scenes of figures, all sharp and crisp. The back of the fan is not neglected either; it is embellished with the same decoration, thus making it a visual joy from both sides. This exceptional and fantastic fan weighs 173 grams of high grade ( 92% tested ) silver, covered by high gauge gold. age; C. 1900. size: 22.5cm length of the sticks. condition; excellent, you...
Kangxi style, but probably early 1800s
This vase is painted in green, yellow, turquoise and black enamel on a pale aubergine background, depicting various dignitary figures in a garden setting. The interior is fully glazed white, having some minor pitting and small iron specks in the glaze. The base is unglazed with areas of light orange re-oxidation from the firing, and the fine white paste is visible around the perimeter. There is a spurious Zhengde mark in black enamel on the shoulder. ...
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Enamelled Porcelain Dish - Phoenix
This fine "Swatow" (or "Zhangzhou") porcelain dish was made in the sixteenth century, most likely during the Wanli Reign (1573 - 1620) of the Ming Dynasty. As is the case with many Swatow pieces, it is quite "heavily-potted" and coated in a thick glaze with, to the underside, various pieces of kiln grit embedded within the glaze. Here and there are lines of crackle within the glaze.
Of all Swatow dishes of this general type, t...
Well crafted Chinese famille rose mandarin enameled porcelain bowl ca.1770's. Size, diameter: Diameter of bow is about 8 inches or 19.5 x height: 8.5 cm. Decorated with maidens, court figures and birds. Condition Report; Hardly visible hairline to the interior of the bowl, slight rubbing on paintings. Provenance: Private collector, Portugal. Wood base excluded.
Beautiful Moser quatrefoil amber tumbler with enameled oak leaves and insects enhanced with four applied acorns. The underside has an enameled gold Moser factory mark. The tumbler has a gold enameled rim and is 3 ½ inches tall. Wonderful condition.
Large Chinese Qing dynasty celadon charger decorated in the interior with a carved scrolling peony motif. Late 19th century to circa 1900. 15 1/2” diameter x 2 5/8” high. Heavily potted and in very good overall condition. There are some original crazing and production flaws to the interior. From a North Scottsdale, Arizona collection. Please note that the stand is not included.
Height: 6.7 cm (2.6 in)
Width: 4.2 cm (1.7 in)
Depth: 1.8 cm (0.7 in)
Fine Chinese cloisonné snuff bottle; depicts horses in rural landscapes; fine wire construction; apocryphal Jingtai mark to the base; end of spoon missing; good condition
A fantastic Chinese silver caddy of hexagonal shape, applied with a profusion of enameled birds perched on foliage and flowers, all against a filigree ground . Studs of turquoise and coral
further enhance the opulence of this extravaganza. Stamped SILVER on the base. Age: first quarter of 20 C. size: 6 9/10 inches (17.5 cm ) high. condition: Excellent, it appears untouched, unpolished and unused for a long time, thus remaining in pristine and undamaged state.
Height: 43 cm (17 in)
Width: 19 cm (7.7 in)
Fine quality large Chinese porcelain baluster vase; underglaze blue cloud effect with Ruyi borders at the rim and standing lappets above the base; gilded iron-red Foo Dogs surround the piece; some wear to the iron-red decoration; Guangxu Period mark; old Christies’ label; very good condition; email for more pictures
a very large antique Japanese hexagonal Fukagawa charger.21 inches, 55 centimeters - wide
3 inches 8 centimeters - high.
Antique large and heavy charger depicting lady and
kids with flowers surrounding the front and on the back Fukagawa marks and artist marks are on the back side.This supper quality charger in hexagon shape is outstanding in size and very heavy, in very good condition, no brakes, chips or cracks, some color discoloration.
The Fukagawa family began producing por...
Wanli period, late Ming Dynasty, ca. late 1600s
This bowl is painted overall with a floral design in orange, green, and yellow enamels with black enamel outlines. The interior rim is decorated with a similar motif, and a single flower is painted on the interior base. The foot is encircled with double lines in underglaze cobalt blue and an underglaze cobalt blue design is painted on the base. The bowl has typical rim-fritting, and there is a small chip to the interior of the foot that has b...
Ca. early 1800s
These vases of tapering square form are decorated overall in famille rose and noir enamels, each having four cartouches depicting courting scenes, surrounded by geometric and floral designs. There are four smaller cartouches on the necks with scenes of scholars and young men. The rims are thinly glazed, and the bases are unglazed. There is professional restoration to the base of the neck on one vase, and a small chip to the base of the other that was also professionally res...
Fine Japanese Arita Imari Wucai Dish c.1700. # 1
An attractively decorated dish styled after late Ming wucai enamelled wares, noted for their bold and vivid colouring. A meandering vine with various flowers surround a central kotobuki or good luck character. The back is decorated with various lingzhi motifs and within the foot-rim is a apocryphal Chinese Ming reign mark for Jiajing.
For a similar dish see pp 282-3 No 157 of the complete catalogue of the Kurita Museum where it is des...