Paintings

Available Pieces
  • RP1

    £POA

    A rare pair of Chinese porcelain famille rose plaques enamelled with 'the Five Gods Of Wufang' and 'the Three Star Gods', each panel of rectangular form, one delicately painted in bright enamels with the Three Star Gods, Fu Lu Shou, engaged in various pursuits within a fenced garden with pine trees, rockworks and rivers, the other with the Five Gods of the Wufang, Wu Lao, admiring a scroll painting of a Taiji trigram held by two attendants, all in front of a small waterfall set within a rocky landscape, all finely detailed in pink enamel with gilt details, the faces of each Immortal realistically rendered in fine detail with subtle shading, the central panel within a gilt border on a finely-engraved green graviata ground with a design of flowers and foliage.

  • R10017/8

    £10,000

    A pair of Chinese mirror paintings of seated ladies, each resting her arm on rockwork beside an overhanging tree, wearing a long pink robe and blue skirt and holds in her lap a white feathered fan, all in a garden scene on a mirror ground.

  • R9924/R9925

    £22,000

    A large pair of Chinese watercolours on paper, finely painted with figures approaching a temple and a man carrying two large baskets in a landscape scene with large trees, the other with a river scene, with a vessel with two figures pointing at a gentleman and child crossing a bridge, with a fisherman's' boat in mid stream, the river bordered by trees with houses and a figure at a window, framed and glazed.

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  • M1872-7

    £POA

    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.

  • M1872-5

    £POA

    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.

  • M1872-4

    £POA

    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.

  • M1872-2

    £POA

    Shanghai with American and British vessels.

  • M1872-6

    £POA

    Mouth to the Boca Tigris with a Folly Fort.

  • M1872-3

    £POA

    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.

  • M1872-1

    £POA

    Hong Kong with a British steam ship.

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