Asian and Islamic Ceramics and Works of Art
Thursday, 13th August 2015
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A Chinese famille rose enamelled porcelain figure of Guanyin, late Qing dynasty, modelled seated holding a child on her right knee, her robe enamelled with flowers and scrolling tendrils, impressed seal marks to base, height approx 41cm (minor faults).
Hammer price: £320
A Chinese blue and white export porcelain oval meat dish, late Qianlong period, painted with boats, pavilions and trees, length approx 42cm.
Hammer price: £260
Two Chinese blue and white export porcelain meat dishes, Qianlong period, each painted with figures crossing bridges, pavilions and trees in coastal landscapes, lengths approx 32.5cm.
Hammer price: £300
A Chinese blue and white export porcelain plate, Kangxi period, painted with a dense floral design, diameter approx 22cm, together with a Chinese blue and white plate, Qianlong period, painted with a fenced flower garden, diameter approx 23cm (hairline crack).
Hammer price: £45
A Chinese brown patinated bronze censer, mark of Xuande but probably late Qing dynasty, of hexafoil form with upright loop handles, on tripod feet, cast six character mark to base, width approx 14.5cm.
Hammer price: £150
A Chinese archaistic brown patinated bronze vase, mark of Xuande but probably 19th Century, of square baluster form, each side cast with archaistic trellis, scroll and wave panels flanked by a pair of sleeve handles, cast six character mark to base, height approx 19cm.
Hammer price: £50
A Chinese Canton export tortoiseshell circular box and cover, mid-19th Century the top, sides and bottom finely carved in high relief with village scenes of figures, trees, pavilions and a boat, diameter approx 9.5cm. Provenance: believed to have been brought back from China by a member of the vendor's family who was a war correspondent at the time of the Boxer Rebellion.
Hammer price: £650
A pair of Chinese famille rose porcelain vases, late 19th Century, each shouldered tapering body and flared neck painted with flower filled precious vessels, within ruyi head and key fret borders, height approx 33.3cm.
Hammer price: £1,000
A Chinese brown patinated bronze figure of a goddess, Qing dynasty, the six armed deity modelled standing wearing a phoenix headdress and flowing robes, her back fitted with a detachable flame halo, on a lotus moulded circular plinth, total height approx 69.5cm.
Hammer price: £2,200
A group of six Chinese blue and white porcelain circular boxes and covers, 17th Century and later, together with a pair of similar jarlets and a small dish, the majority with floral decoration (minor faults).
Hammer price: £180
A set of three Chinese Canton enamel dishes, 18th Century, each of square form, painted with European figural subjects, within a turquoise ground rim filled with dark brown/black scrolling tendrils, pink painted seal marks to bases, width approx 10cm (faults and restoration).
Hammer price: £140
A Chinese lavender glazed porcelain vase, mark of Qianlong but probably late 19th Century, the elongated ovoid body and flared neck moulded in low relief with two confronting dragons with flaming pearl and vapours, all heightened in gilt, underglaze blue pseudo seal mark to base, height approx 37cm.
Hammer price: £270
A Japanese earthenware figure of a seated immortal, Meiji period, modelled leaning against a gourd bottle and holding a stick, his robe covered in a mottled flambé glaze, length approx 20cm (minor chips).
Hammer price: £80
A collection of Chinese Canton mother-of-pearl gaming counters, mid-19th Century, of various shapes, including forty-one rectangular incised with two doves and foliage, twenty-three elliptical incised with a pagoda and trellis, nineteen elliptical with floral and trellis decoration, thirty-five of fish form and twenty-six variously sized circular counters, approximately 185 in total.
Hammer price: £200
A Chinese Canton album of seven watercolours on rice paper, mid to late 19th Century, each painted with a pair of birds amongst flowers, approx 14cm x 20.5cm, the album with silk mounted covers (some faults).
Hammer price: £240
A Japanese bronze vase, Meiji period, decorated in relief with birds and flowers, height approx 15cm, together with a Tibetan white metal prayer wheel, the barrel shaped body inset with turquoise and coral jewelling, and two Chinese green hardstone pendants.
Hammer price: £55
A pair of Chinese gilt decorated powder blue ground porcelain jars and covers, 19th Century, each baluster body decorated with four gilt dragon roundels within a uniform field of lotus and scrolling tendrils, beneath a ruyi collar, the domed cover similarly decorated, height approx 45cm (one with repaired neck and hairline crack to body), together with two hardwood stands.
Hammer price: £1,700
A Chinese blue and white porcelain bottle vase, Kangxi style but late 19th Century, the globular body painted with opposing panels, each filled with a Buddhistic lion standing on a rock within a surround of breaking waves, beneath a pair of small fan shaped flower vignettes, all reserved against a powder blue ground, underglaze blue double ring to base, height approx 39cm.
Hammer price: £800
A Chinese blue and white porcelain vase, mark of Kangxi but late 19th Century, the baluster body painted with a scene of a camp with two figures and a horse beneath four lines of text, underglaze blue six character mark to base, height approx 11.6cm (small chip to footrim).
Hammer price: £70
A Chinese brown patinated bronze censer and cover, late 19th Century, the pierced cover with Buddhistic lion surmount, the square bombé body cast with four panels of script, flanked by a pair of upright handles, on scroll legs, height approx 19cm.
Hammer price: £70