Available Pieces
  • M5155

    £19,500

    A Chinese jade carving of an elephant with two standing boy attendants caring for it, one holding a brush at the flank, the other holding another brush behind its right ear, all on a carved wave ground, the stone pale celadon with natural russet markings used.

  • R1026

    £5,850

    A Chinese jade pendant in the form of a melon with butterflies, the stone white.

  • M4741

    £1,800

    A Japanese Arita porcelain petal-shaped circular bowl painted in green, blue, yellow, grey and red enamels, iron red, and underglaze blue with gilt, on the exterior painted with three foliate panels each with flowering branches emanating from rockwork, painted on the interior with peony spray, the centre of the well with a peony head surrounded by leaves within a medallion, the base with a leaf mark in iron-red.

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  • R9596/7

    £12,500

    A pair of Chinese sancai large stoneware equestrian roof tiles each modelled with a warrior wearing a helmet and armour, seated atop a standing horse, supported by a saddle cloth above clouds, the manes heightened in black, the glaze with traces of iridescence due to weathering.

  • M3882

    £28,000

    A Blanc de Chine figure of Laozi, seated with his arms crossed, resting on an armrest, with a scroll in his left hand, dressed in long robes, his face modelled with arched brows, bulbous nose and long incised beard and moustache.

  • M4922

    £15,000

    Chinese porcelain blue and white vase of gu form, decorated on the body and neck with branches of flowering prunus on a 'cracked ice' ground, with crenulated bands on either side of the central bulge, divided by blue bands and a further blue band at the foot, the underside glazed white.

  • M5140/M4476

    £8,500

    A pair of large Japanese Imari porcelain chargers heightened in polychrome including green, aubergine and black enamel, each painted in the centre with iron-red, gilt and underglaze blue with a vase of peony and prunus between birds perched on branches looking in at each other, the elaborate border with shaped reserves of peony flower heads and buds between butterflies with chrysanthemum, leaves and stylised clouds.

  • R1086

    £12,500

    A Chinese Blanc de Chine ‘Governor Duff’ group, modelled as a family in western dress seated between a small table, in front of a cross, and a food dish, the family formally arranged with a pet dog and monkey seated either side of a potted plant, the standing boy and girl holding a fan and ornament while the parents each hold a cup, all on a raised rockwork base. 7 inches, 17.7cm high. Kangxi, 1662-1722, circa 1690.

  • M3952

    £18,000

    Chinese porcelain famille vertewucai large dish with flat everted rim, painted in the centre with three semi-clad women fighting with equestrian warriors with equestrian generals in the foreground and a general and minister watching over the battle scene with a flag bearer, the flag with two characters, san jun, in gilt, all amongst rockwork encircled by six river landscape reserves on a diaper ground, the underside with an artemisia leaf within a double ring in underglaze blue.

  • M5120

    £32,000

    Chinese imperial porcelain yellow glazed bowl of deep form thinly potted with gently flared rim, covered overall in a rich and even yellow glaze.

  • M2873

    £22,000

    Chinese jade scroll weight in the form of a swallow, yan, resting beside a long branch of flowering prunus with leaves and buds, the end of the branch clasped in the swallow’s beak, with highly detailed work to the feathers and the forked tail and a gentle plume on its head and neck, the legs and claws neatly tucked underneath, the stone of even white tone.

  • R1085

    £65,000

    A very large Chinese imperial porcelain “hundred bats”, baifu, charger painted with iron-red bats in flight amongst fencai stylised ruyi-head clouds in purple, turquoise, blue and yellow enamels, all within a gilt band at the rim, the underside similarly decorated above a gilt band at the foot and beneath an iron-red line at the rim.

  • M1860

    £15,000

    A fine and rare pair of Chinese export porcelain famille rose groups of lovers, each depicting a kneeling gentleman wearing a chilong dragon-medallion robe holding a conical square cup and smiling at a lady standing at his side with her arm over his shoulder, each figure with detailed head dress, the lady with elaborate striped robes and ruyi head yellow-ground shawl.

  • S1662

    £POA

    A pair of Chinese porcelain famille verte rouleau vases, each painted with four central roundels representing the four seasons, peony, lotus, chrysanthemum and prunus, and each with a pair of different birds including mandarin ducks encircled by scrolling branches with lotus flower heads between stylised chrysanthemum with reverse pomegranate, above a band of lappets and beneath a wide band of mallow and tree peony on a continuous scrolling branch with leaves and gilt scrolls at the shoulder, the neck with two square panels with chamfered corners one with a pheasant amongst camellia the other with a kingfisher amongst tree peony between interlocked lotus flower heads and beneath stylised iron-red and gilt berries on the galleried rim, the underside with an underglaze blue double ring.

  • M4738

    £42,000

    Chinese porcelain wucai four-tiered square picnic box and cover with indented corners, the cover painted with five crane medallions amongst clouds, each side with two chrysanthemum blooms and foliage and each section interior with two orchids, three bases with a six-character mark of Chenghua in iron-red, the flat white biscuit base unglazed.

  • M4541a

    £28,000

    Chinese blanc de Chine stem cup, the bowl with flared rim and single rib on a tall splayed foot, covered in a creamy glaze of slight pink tone.

  • R9041

    £7,500

    Chinese porcelain famille rose saucer dish, painted with the scene ‘Under the Arbour’ with a seated lady and attendants beside a topiary version of a Western architectural garden arch with children at the front and ducks swimming in a pond, framed by foliage, encircled by twelve reserves of butterflies, insects, fruit and flowers on a green-enamel diaper ground with iron-red shells and flowerheads, the underside with an iron-red and purple enamel pendant band.

  • M1453

    £3,500

    Chinese porcelain famille verte, wucai deep saucer dish, painted with the three friends of winter, sanyou, pine, prunus and bamboo in blue and yellow enamel peach shape reserves, all on a rich green ground painted as a large open leaf with a naturalistic margin, the underside as a stylised flowerhead, the base with a flower mark in underglaze blue within a double ring.

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Tang

Objects specifically from the Tang dynasty.