A long Chinese hardwood hall table, Guangxu period (1871-1908), the top with a floating panel above a carved and pierced apron with a bats, ruyi fungus and other fruit and flowers, supported on recessed bracket legs, the timber with a reddish brown colour
An 18th century Japanese altar table, Edo period (1603-1868), beautifully carved with main gilt gold decoration of stylised flowers, with kanagu (metalwork) fittings of panels including chrysanthemums, the top featuring polished hardwood and classic turned
Chinese Republic period carved hardwood table screen. Mounted with a famille rose porcelain plaque. Provenance: Estate late Lawrence & Nora (nee Moon) Illingworth - Collected Shanghai c.1920s-30s; thence by descent. 54 x 34 cm (plaque) 84 x 48 cm (overall)
A Japanese black lacquered four panel table screen depicting a geisha dancing, mother of pearl inlay hand painted gold decorations. Provenance: From the private collection of an Australian diplomat. 30 cm height, 10 cm per panel
A Japanese marble topped rosewood table, Meiji period (late 19th century), the circular table with mottled rose marble insert to a beaded top with a pierced and decoratively carved apron upon four cabriole legs with lion dog carved knees and paw feet, Unit
A large Chinese carved wooden table screen with mother-of-pearl inlay, Republic period the screen carved in high relief with a newly-wed couple meeting probably the god of marriage set in a garden landscape, verso with symbols of fortuity and longevity, th
A cane and Japanese lacquer occasional table, first half 20th century, the octagonal top lacquered in black, red, and gold with scenes of small birds amidst flowering foliage, on a cane base of four legs with various cross-stretchers. Height 71 cm. Width a
An inlaid mother-of-pearl lacquer Japanese Kang table, 16th/17th century, the top decorated with figures in a pavilion with lake and mountain views, the curved sides similarly decorated with figures in landscapes, 25.5 cm high, 51 cm wide, 38 cm deep. Prov
An unusual Japanese table screen, Meiji period (1868-1912), the central hardwood panel with a pair of figures in lacquer and ivory, the remainder in mother-of-pearl, within a rootwood frame. 68 x 56 cm. Provenance: From the Collection of a Melbourne Lady
A Japanese export carved desk or dressing table and matching chair, early 20th century, the crescent-shaped table with an asymmetrical gallery of stepped shelves between a small cupboard and a drawer, a frieze drawer below, on cabriole legs, the whole rich
A Japanese Shibiyama, lacquer and ivory two fold screen Meiji period, the two panels depicting three seated men in conversation with a nobleman, being entertained by a dance r and courtesan playing, the samisen, all before a prunus blossom in an ivory trip
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