Available Pieces
  • M5140andM4476


    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.

  • M3952


    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


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

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  • M2873


    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.

  • M4597


    Chinese porcelain wucai dish painted with a hen and six of her chicks encircling a worm or centipede, beside a large cockscomb with an expansive stem, between sprays of bamboo, the rim partially covered with a pale brown wash, all beneath butterflies in flight.

  • R1085


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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.

  • M4959


    A Chinese celadon glazed chrysanthemum saucer dish, carved in the centre with a tree peony amongst leaves, encircled by chrysanthemum petals beneath a foliate rim, the petal ribs repeated on the underside, covered overall in an even pale celadon glaze, the base glazed except for a burnt red unglazed firing ring.

  • M4942


    Pair of Chinese celadon glazed small vases and covers of guan form, each carved with flowerheads on a continuous scrolling branch amongst leaves above a wide lappet band with upright leaves and further flowerheads and scrolls on the shoulder, and beneath a triangular band on the gently flared neck, the covers with central raised flowerhead, again above a scrolling flowerhead band, the base glazed, the unglazed foot rim, rim and underside of the cover revealing the biscuit body.

  • R9841/2


    Pair of Chinese porcelain famille rose semi-eggshell deep dishes, each painted in bright enamels with a standing lady holding an osmanthus branch looking down at a large butterfly, standing beside her an attendant holding a fan with a table, pierced rockwork, daisy and bamboo branches, encircled by branches of peach flower, camellia, pinks and aster.

  • M4767


    Chinese large pale celadon jade brushwasher carved as an openwork double-gourd with long branches, tendrils and leaves, the largest two both with relief veins, beside another double-gourd, the curved end carved with a gnarled branch.

  • M.BC


    A Chinese porcelain blue and white and cafe au lait rose water sprinkler of double-gourd form painted with books, a censer and ribbon-tied chrysanthemum beneath a spray of morning glory and flowers, the shoulder with flowerheads above a crackled band and a wide cafe au lait band on the body.

  • R1175


    Chinese white jade carving of a recumbent horse with its head turned biting its hoof, with detailed hair work to the mane and tail.

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Famille Verte

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Japanese & Korean

Japanese and Korean ceramics.


Objects made for the imperial court during the Ming and Qing dynasties.