A Chinese porcelain bottle vase with flambe glaze, Qing dynasty, covered overall in a rich blue-red glaze thinning at the neck & pooled at the footrim, the base with a crackle glaze, condition: the footrim rough where the glaze pooled during firing, he
A Chinese porcelain bottle vase enamelled with bats, Guangxu, six character mark in iron red to base, a stylized ruyi band at the mouth, the shoulder of the vase with a band in gold & painted with flowers, interspersed with the shou character, height 4
An aubergine-glazed vase Qing dynasty, of globular form surmounted by a tall slightly flared neck, covered overall with a purple glaze of deep tone, falling unevenly above the foot, 31.5 cm high. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, circa 1982
A 'famille-rose' butterfly vase mark of Guangxu, the globular body surmounted by a tall waisted neck, painted in iron-red and enamels with numerous butterflies in flight, divided by a frieze of detached stylised lotus sprays and shou characters aro
A pair of underglaze blue and enamelled bottle vases and covers Qing dynasty, 18th/19th century, (4), each decorated on the exterior in underglaze blue and gilding with medallions alternating with clusters of flowering plants and precious objects, and with
A pair of Chinese square Sectioned tapering vases, Jiaqing marks to base, profusely painted with phoenix amongst chrysanthemum on an apple green ground, well potted with sloped shoulders and a flared rim, 38 cm high
A Chinese porcelain brown tea-dust glazed vase, squat and shouldered ovoid shape with trumpet neck, two incipient dragon handles issue from the side of the neck. Impressed sixcharacter seal mark under the base. Height 22 cm
An opposite pair of Chinese Hu-style vases, both continuously decorated with wintry scenes of figures travelling in a sublime snowy landscape, in muted grey, tan and white enamel colours upon a white ground, with powder blue key fret and Qianlong style bor
A Chinese root carving of a Gypsy Beggar / Hermit, with an Expressive face, Adorned with an earring, taking full advantage of the shape with a lion dog or tiger on the front, the reverse with a large sack of treasures including a gourd shaped vase, fine na
A fine Chinese porcelain bottle vase, with an elaborate Depiction of Zhong Kui, Qianlong seal mark to base, a popular figure from Chinese mythology regarded as a vanquisher of ghosts & evil beings, assisted by du Ping, his trusted friend, a flying bat
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