Asian and Islamic Ceramics and Works of Art
Thu, 10th October 2013
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A group of Japanese ceramics, 19th Century, comprising a polychrome Kutani saucer dish painted with a bird and butterfly against a bamboo fence filled with chrysanthemum, signed in red to base, diameter approx 23.7cm, and a set of three Arita blue and white dishes, each with a central kyrin medallion within a dense floral border reserved with small landscape vignettes, diameter approx 17cm (minor chips).
Hammer price: £45
A Chinese brown patinated bronze censer, mark of Xuande but probably 17th/18th Century, the cylindrical body flanked by a pair of Buddhistic lion mask and loose ring handles, cast six character mark to base, height approx 7.3cm.
Hammer price: £3,200
A Chinese brown patinated bronze censer with wooden cover, mark of Xuande but probably 18th Century, the oblong bombé body decorated in low relief with eight seated sages divided by panels of bats, between key fret borders, flanked by lion mask handles, on scroll feet, cast six character mark to rim, the domed cover carved and pierced with scrolling tendrils, length approx 14cm.
Hammer price: £3,000
An Indian carved ivory model of a boat, 19th Century, the prow with peacock figurehead, the stern with elephant mask, the vessel surmounted with seven oarsmen and two guards, length approx 28cm (minor faults).
Hammer price: £220
A Tibetan bronze figure of a seated deity, in the 17th Century style but 19th Century, modelled seated on a lotus throne whilst holding a jewel and mouse, height approx 8cm.
Hammer price: £340
A Chinese powder blue glazed porcelain rouleau vase, Kangxi period, height approx 45.5cm (minor rim restoration).
Hammer price: £2,000
A Chinese Fengcai eight cranes porcelain bowl, probably Daoguang period, each red capped crane flying or strutting amongst prunus and pine, with finely detailed rocks and yellow lingzhi, four character mark in iron red 'Shen De Tang Zhi' (Made for the Hall for the Cultivation of Virtue) to base, diameter approx 17cm (two hairline cracks to rim).
Hammer price: £2,200
A Chinese silk embroidered altar front, late 19th Century, the rectangular panel finely worked in coloured threads with a central fruit basket, flanked by two flower charged vessels, scattered butterflies and flowers, on a sandy coloured ground, within a cream border worked with polychrome precious emblems and flowers, approx 41.5cm x 197cm.
Hammer price: £450
A Chinese famille rose porcelain jar and cover, late 19th Century, the globular body painted with a procession of figures, height approx 21cm, on a carved hardwood stand, together with a green hardstone dish in the form of a gourd.
Hammer price: £110
A Chinese blue and white export porcelain tureen and cover, Qianlong period, the domed cover painted with flowers beneath a pomegranate finial, the sides with a coastal landscape, flanked by rabbit head handles, length approx 34cm (minor faults).
Hammer price: £180
A Japanese carved root wood figure, 20th Century, the gnarled wood carved with the head of Hotei, bearing incised signature to back of figure, height approx 42cm.
Hammer price: £50
A Chinese porcelain model of a seated Buddha, early 20th Century, modelled wearing a colourful robe, impressed seal mark to base, height approx 25cm, together with a similar dog of Fo.
Hammer price: £550
A Chinese mother-of-pearl inlaid lacquer circular box and cover, probably late 19th Century, the cover inlaid with prunus branches, the sides with butterflies, flowers and bamboo, height approx 18.5cm (minor faults).
Hammer price: £280
A Chinese Canton famille rose porcelain vase, mid-19th Century, typically painted with panels of figures, birds and flowers, and a similar cylinder vase, together with a pair of Satsuma earthenware vases, four Imari dishes, cloisonné vase, bronze vase and Indian jar and cover (Canton cylinder vase with hairline crack).
Hammer price: £70
A pair of Chinese Canton famille rose porcelain vases, 2nd quarter of the 19th Century, each shouldered ovoid body and flared neck finely painted with various shaped figural panels, reserved against a ground filled with flower baskets, auspicious objects, fruit, butterflies and flowers, each applied with a pair of gilt Buddhistic lion cub and ball handles above gilt chilong to shoulders, height approx 57cm (one badly damaged, the other minor restoration).
Hammer price: £220
A Chinese blue and white porcelain vase, mark of Kangxi but late 19th Century, the slender baluster body painted with opposing pairs of panels, one with a phoenix above a tiger, the other with an eagle above a deer, pseudo six character mark to base, height approx 17cm (faults).
Hammer price: £60
A Chinese brown stoneware figure of a Buddhistic lion, 20th Century, finely modelled with fur detail, length approx 22cm, together with a pottery figure group of a Buddhistic lion and cub, and a turquoise figure of a Buddhistic lion (faults).
Hammer price: £60
A pair of Chinese pottery garden seats, 20th Century, each hexagonal body pierced with panels of fruit, flowers and scrolls, height approx 50.5cm (minor faults).
Hammer price: £200
A Japanese Satsuma earthenware figure, Meiji period, modelled as a boy holding a bucket and wearing a foliate robe, height approx 20cm (some faults).
Hammer price: £22
A Chinese soapstone group of seven immortals, late 19th/early 20th Century, carved in various coloured stones and modelled with each standing upon a rockwork base, height approx 28.5cm.
Hammer price: £90