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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1414991 (stock #120)
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£48.00
Chinese porcelain plate painted in underglaze blue with a floral pattern.

Dating from the Kangxi period, it measures 22.8 cms across and weighs 406 gms.

It has a glazed-over potting fault at the rim with a small adjacent frit and another to the brown dressed rim. (See photos)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1414990 (stock #119)
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£75.00
A chinese bronze snuff tray inlaid with silver wire in the Shisou style. It is unsigned.

Dating from the C18/19th , it measures 9.1 cms across and weighs 105 gms.

There is an oblong inset repair (contemporary) which can be seen much more clearly on the back. It is in otherwise good condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1414985 (stock #118)
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£99.00
A chinese porcelain salt painted in underglaze blue with peony and diaper panels.

Dating from the C18th., it measures 7.8 cms along the base and 4.2 cms high. It weighs 108 gms.

There is fritting to the rim. It is in otherwise good condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1414982 (stock #117)
Three Empires
£150.00
A chinese moulded porcelain saucer painted in underglaze blue with panels of carp and lobster. There is a square seal mark to the base.

Dating from the Kangxi period, it measures 11.7 cms across and weighs 78 gms.

It is in excellent condition with only a minuscule bubble burst to the rim

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1414949 (stock #116)
Three Empires
£50.00
A chinese porcelain saucer dish painted in underglaze blue to the front and back with a floral pattern.

Dating from the Kangxi period (1662-1722), it measures 11.2 cms across and weighs 69 gms.

There are some very minor frits / bubble bursts to the rim and and original small potting fault on the foot rim. It is in otherwise very good condition. (Please see photographs).

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1414757 (stock #115)
Three Empires
£80.00
A chinese coffee cup / small mug painted in underglaze blue with peony and bamboo. The base is unglazed.

Dating from the early C18th., it stands 6.1 cms high and weighs 98 gms.

It is in excellent original condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1414297 (stock #113)
Three Empires
£450.00
A chinese porcelain water pot for the scholars table. It is covered in an even, deep sang de boeuf glaze which has run in the firing and adhered to the kiln floor.

Dating from the late Qing dynasty, it measures 10 cms across and weighs 206 gms.

There is an area of glaze loss/chip where the pot has been removed from the kiln.There is a minuscule white spot where the base glaze shows through.(Both these faults are from the original manufacture). It is in otherwise very good condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1414296 (stock #112)
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£450.00
A 9-piece chinese porcelain hors d'oeuvre or supper set, each piece painted in famille rose enamels with a magpie, peony and rock work. The bases are unglazed.

Dating from the late Qing dynasty, it measures c.35.5 cms diagonally across.

One large section has a small chip, another has a filled chip and a small section has a filled chip. The fillings are crude and could be easily improved (see photos).

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1414266 (stock #111)
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£695.00
A rare chinese porcelain censer of fluted, tripod form with cicada handles. It is covered in a red flambe glaze draining to a light cream/mushroom colour on the high points. The flambe glaze has run down the interior and the light interior glaze has pooled blue/green in the recesses.

Dating from the Kangxi* period, it measures 13 cms across the handles and weighs 303 gms.

There is a significant hairline running down from the rim and across the base. There is a small chip to the base of o...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1414253 (stock #110)
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£750.00
A chinese porcelain figure of Li Tieguai, hand modelled with cobalt blue, iron and smear glazes.

Probably dating from the C18th., he stands 14 cms high and weighs 351 gms.

He is in excellent condition. There are some minor potting faults but these are all pre-firing and are glazed over.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1412268 (stock #109)
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£500.00
A small chinese porcelain arrow vase covered in a very good flambe glaze draining towards the foot and leaving a bluish-white glaze at the rim. The glaze has a light crazing, natural on this type of item.

Dating from the C19th., it stands 15.1 cms tall and weighs 179 gms.

There is fritting to the rim and some minor roughness (bubble bursts?) to the top of the ears. It is otherwise very good condition

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1411835 (stock #108)
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£575.00
A rare chinese porcelain figure of a mythical beast possibly for use as a water dropper (but with no air hole). It is covered with a rich green glaze. The base seems to have a clear smear glaze. Its eyes are picked out in black.

Dating from the 1st half of the C18th (late Kangxi - early Qianlong), it stands 6.9 cms high and 7.1 cms (max) along the base. It weighs 69 gms.

Its ears appear to have been broken off and re-attached and the very tip of its horn chipped and disguised with ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1411250 (stock #107)
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£300.00
An Attractive chinese octagonal porcelain plate well painted in bright famille rose enamels with a lady and children at a table with precious objects.

More likely dating from the C19th., it measures 26.3 cms (max across the corners) and 3.2 cms deep. It weighs 582 gms.

There is an small infilled chip to one corner. It is in otherwise very good condition. There is a small area to one corner where the glaze fled in the firing and the turquoise enamel on the border is crazed.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1411120 (stock #106)
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£395.00
A pair of chinese canton enamel plates well painted in famille rose enamels with a scene of Li Bai leaning against a large wine jar in a courtyard. The base has a 4 character seal mark.

Dating from the C19th., they measure 18.7 cms across and together weigh 413 gms.

Plate 1. has 2 dents to the foot rim with resulting enamel loss and some stress cracks.

Plate 2 has a single dent to the foot rim with enamel loss and a small chip infilled at the rim. It is in otherwise very goo...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1411053 (stock #105)
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£750.00
A chinese rectangular bronze censer with flaring handles supported on 4 mask feet.

Dating from the Ming dynasty, it measures 17.3 cms across the top of the handles and weighs 1.026 Kg.

It is in good condition with a nice patina.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1410024 (stock #104)
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£475.00
A chinese porcelain box / bowl & cover covered in a robins egg glaze.

Dating from the C19th., it measures 11.4 cms (max) across and weighs 572 gms.

There are small chips to 2 leaves and one tendril and some frits to the lid. It is in otherwise very good condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1409943 (stock #103)
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£115.00
A fine quality japanese imari style porcelain plate beautifully painted in underglaze blue, red, green aubergine and black enamels and gilt. There is an underglaze blue Koransha orchid mark to the base.

Dating from the Meiji period, it measures 22.2 cms across and weighs 379 gms.

It is excellent condition with only some very minor wear to the rim gilding.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1409526 (stock #102)
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£795.00
A chinese porcelain jar & cover finely painted in famille verte enamels with scrolling lotus and lappets. It has a 4 character kangxi mark in underglaze blue to the base.

Dating from the C19th., it measures 21 cms high (with lid) and weighs 1.385 Kg..

The jar is in excellent condition, the lid is in 3 pieces and re-stuck.