A pair of Chinese porcelain semi-eggshell teabowls and saucers of petal form painted in iron-red, gilt, blue, green and aubergine enamels, with a young woman opening the door of a bird cage, beside a seated man wearing a tri-corn hat in a fenced garden with flowers and three birds, the subject is taken from a painting entitled Le dénicheur d’oiseaux.
A set of six China Trade gouache and watercolour paintings on paper heightened in gum Arabic, three painted with palace garden scenes with figures amongst exotic overhanging trees, one with pagoda island, one with view along the Pearl river and one with a lake side scene.
Whampoa the deep water anchorage on the Pearl River about eight miles downstream from Canton where the East Indiamen lay at anchor during the four month trading season, the view is taken from Dane’s Island looking towards Wampoa Island with its two pagodas.
Macau depicting the Praya Grande looking North East from the rocky shore across the bay are the Monte and Guia Hills each with a fort at its summit.
Shanghai with American and British vessels.
Mouth to the Boca Tigris with a Folly Fort.
Canton depicting the foreign factories of America, France, Britain, Denmark who’s flag signified the headquarters of Jardine Matheson one of who’s directors acted as the Danish Consul, the flag of Hamburg and the flag of Prussia and dated to December 6th 1856.
Hong Kong with a British steam ship.
A pair of Chinese porcelain famille rose two-handled ice buckets of fluted form with foliate rims, painted on each side with a tied bouquet of peony, camellia, chrysanthemum, rose and pink, amongst smaller flowers and foliage on a flower spray ground, the handles decorated with iron-red and gilt highly stylised dragons, the everted foot rim with iron-red, gilt and puce prunus flower heads, the foliate rim with original gilding.