A Longquan mallet vase with phoenix handles, Southern song Dynasty (1127-1279), covered in an unctuous bluish green glaze, pooling at the foot, and paling at the mouth rim, the foot burned brick red, a firing mark on the glazed base, 15.2 cm high. Referenc
Tall Chinese porcelain vase, 19th/20th century, of baluster shape, decorated in underglaze blue with phoenix amongst flowers reserved on a pale green ground, the handles formed as two Buddhist lions (2), height 58 cm
Chinese blue and white vase, possibly Ming Dynasty, 18th century, of baluster shape decorated with continuous landscape, inscription to side, with metal rim, height 45 cm. Provenance: The Estate of Bill Lobban
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 teadust-glazed vase mark of Tongzhi, the globular body springing from a straight foot and tapering to the tall cylindrical neck, covered overall with a finely mottled olive-green glaze, the unglazed footrim with a brown wash, the base impressed with a si
A 'famille-rose' rouleau vase, 19th/20th century, the sides painted with a lady carrying a baby accompanied by several dignitaries, some also carrying babies in their arms, and an old man offering a bowl of fruit, on a terrace overlooking a garden
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 'Guan'-style vase, Fang Hu, mark of Guangxu, (2), of archaic bronze form, the pear-shaped body of rectangular section supported on a short straight foot and rising to the slightly waisted neck set with two squared tubular handles, either side with a peac
A carved white-glazed yenyen vase, 20th century, the splayed base and tall trumpet neck decorated with a mountainous landscape above and below the central bulb encircled with two dragons and ruyi fungus, the base pierced with a central aperture, inscribed
A blue and white bottle vase Qing dynasty, 18th century, the ovoid body rising to a slender cylindrical neck, decorated overall with horizontal bands of shou characters between a band of lotus petals at the base and ruyi head and scroll borders around the
Two blue and white bottle vases late Ming dynasty, Wanli period, (4), almost forming a pair, each of pear-shape tapering to a slender neck, the sides of one painted with panels of different flowering plants, the other with alternating panels of leaping hor
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