Asian and Islamic Ceramics and Works of Art
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A Chinese famille verte blue ground export porcelain plate, Kangxi period, painted with a central square landscape of two figures on an island, the cavetto with iron red flowers, the rim with four floral panel reserves, the blue ground with gilt flowers and scrolls, unmarked, diameter 21.5cm.
Hammer price: £500
A Chinese parcel gilt and brown patinated bronze bottle vase, Qing dynasty, probably 18th century, the narrow neck applied with an entwined chilong, the globular body with cast leaf shaped panels within engraved floral borders, unmarked, height 16.6cm.
Hammer price: £850
A Chinese famille rose enamelled lime green glazed porcelain ginger jar, late Qing dynasty, enamelled with pink and blue flowers and green leaves on an incised lime green ground, height 11.5cm, the hardwood cover carved and pierced with prunus.
Hammer price: £130
A near pair of Chinese blue and white porcelain small circular dishes, marks of Chenghua and Xuande but Kangxi period, each centre painted with a boy and maiden, within a trellis rim framing four fruit vignettes, underglaze blue four-character marks to bases, diameter 10.4cm (minor rim repairs and chips).
Hammer price: £240
A Chinese single row of eighteen jadeite prayer beads, each with carved decoration, divided by two larger hardstone spacer beads, one issuing a gilt metal and rose quartz tassel drop, length 24cm, within a silk covered cylindrical box, the cover with shou medallion.
Hammer price: £280
A Chinese porcelain wine cup, mark and period of Xianfeng, the exterior painted with five butterflies flying about millet, the interior with black enamelled characters, red enamelled four-character seal mark to base, diameter 6.5cm, height 4.1cm (minor rim chips).
Hammer price: £460
A Chinese famille rose porcelain conical bowl, mark and period of Daoguang, the exterior delicately enamelled with pink and white prunus, pine and bamboo (The Three Friends of Winter), underglaze blue seal mark to base, diameter 13.7cm, height 6cm (hairline cracks and rim chips).
Hammer price: £2,600
A Chinese famille rose porcelain small circular saucer dish, mark of Qianlong but later Qing dynasty, painted with a scene of Zhong Kui the Demon Queller standing beside two boys releasing five iron red bats from a bowl, iron red enamelled seal mark to base, diameter 13.1cm.
Hammer price: £240
A pair of Chinese doucai porcelain circular saucer dishes, mark of Chenghua but Qing dynasty, each centre painted with a stylized pomegranate tree with leaves and fruiting branches within a rim of further pomegranates, fruiting vine and blossoming branch, underglaze blue six-character mark within double-ring to base, diameter 14.3cm (one repaired).
Hammer price: £2,200
A Chinese famille rose porcelain figure of Zhong Kui the Demon Queller, early 20th century, the bearded deity modelled wearing a voluminous orange robe and gesturing with his raised right hand, a concealed sword in his other hand, impressed four-character mark to base, height 30.5cm.
Hammer price: £1,400
A pair of Chinese blue and white porcelain plates, Kangxi period, each centre painted with two seated maidens and two dancing boys within a fenced garden, within a moulded segmented border of flowers and landscapes, diameter 21.6cm, together with another Chinese blue and white plate, Kangxi period, painted with two seated figures and an attendant boy within a rim of four figural panels, diameter 23.1cm (hairline crack and minor chips to rim).
Hammer price: £260
A Chinese small pale celadon jade wine or water cup, Qing dynasty, possibly 18th century, carved as a wicker-work rice measure, the exterior with simulated rushwork, the stone of greenish/grey tone, height 2.6cm.
Hammer price: £80
A Chinese wucai porcelain jar, Transitional period, mid-17th century, the high-shouldered body painted with a continuous scene of four maidens surrounded by children in an outdoor setting, divided by cloud vapours, underglaze blue double-ring to base, height 28cm (haircrack and reduced neck).
Hammer price: £1,600
A Chinese porcelain vase, Republic period, the shouldered tapering body painted with a mountainous riverside landscape beneath lines of black text and red seal, iron red printed seal mark to base, height 23.5cm.
Hammer price: £2,000
A near pair of Chinese blue and white porcelain vases and covers, mark of Kangxi but late 19th century, each baluster body painted with opposing panels of precious vessels and objects, reserved against a lotus and scrolling tendril ground, underglaze blue four-character mark to bases, height 37cm (one with hairline to rim and minor chips).
Hammer price: £380
A Chinese Yixing stoneware teapot and cover, late 19th/early 20th century, the squat circular body naturalistically moulded in the form of a gnarled tree trunk, applied with a leafy branch, beneath the overhead branch handle, the cover with lingzhi fungus knop, impressed seal marks to base and cover interior, height 11cm.
Hammer price: £170
A Chinese pale celadon jade carving, Qing dynasty, probably 18th century, attractively modelled as two cats lying back to back, biting into a shared lingzhi stem, the stone of greenish/grey tone, length 7.2cm.
Hammer price: £600
A Chinese soapstone seal, early 20th century, finely carved with a seated Buddhistic lion finial on a cube base, the underside carved with four characters, height 5.3cm, together with a pair of Chinese soapstone seals, each surmount carved with fish and waves, the underside with characters, height 8.4cm (minor chips to bases).
Hammer price: £45
A Chinese blue and white porcelain moonflask, mark of Kangxi but late 19th century, the flattened circular body painted with opposing landscape panels within peony and scroll borders, the neck flanked by ruyi sceptre handles, blue painted four-character mark to base, height 20.5cm.
Hammer price: £190
A Chinese 'clobbered' blue and white porcelain diminutive vase, Kangxi period and later, the lobed pear shaped body with stepped circular foot and cup shaped bladed neck, painted in underglaze blue with four figural panels flanked by flowering urns, later embellished with iron red, green and gilt decoration, underglaze blue painted mark to base, height 11.3cm (some glaze fritting), together with a Chinese miniature blue and white porcelain bottle vase, Qianlong period, painted with chrysanthemums, height 6cm (chip to rim), and a wood stand.
Hammer price: £190