A group of ten Oriental blue and white porcelain wares. Qing Dynasty to people's Republic of China era, 19th to 20th century, utilitarian and decorative wares including four dishes and a bowl (with inscribed family name), two tazze, a moon vase, lattice bo
A grey pottery painted figure of an archer, Han Dynasty, BC206-AD220 standing upright, with one hand raised to hold his bow, his back strapped with a basket for arrows, wearing layers of clothing, a long padded red coat with a a rolled collar, a tunic and
A Chinese ribbed covered porcelain vase. The tapering ovoid vase with a high domed lid with a ruffled edge and knop finial, decorated with flowers and ribbons in a basket in iron red and cobalt colours, the collar with floral motifs to alternate red and bl
A pair of 'famille-rose' bowls marks of Xianfeng each of steeply rounded form with flared rim, the exterior painted with a figure carrying a basket of fruits, a fly whisk and a bundle of scrolls, his head turned to look at the deer to one side and with two
A Chinese Blanc-de-Chine figure, a Guanyin or deity figure with loosely draping robes and long sectioned hair, in a contemplative mood and seated in lalitasana or 'Royal ease' and holding a basket of flowers above a foaming wave base; with impressed charac
A pair of Chinese porcelain bowls, later Qing Dynasty, late 19th century, the low form shallow bowls with everted rims decorated in a predominantly puce and iron red palette, one embellished in the western manner with a floral basket hanging in a tree, the
A Yixing teapot, modern era, of cylindrical form and relief modelled to represent a bamboo basket, and having a fantastic creature handle and spout, the lid with a yin yang motif to the knop; with character marks underside and also to the lid. Height 11.5
A nicely painted pair of Chinese porcelain saucer dishes, decorated in famille rose enamels with a basket in a tree. Tongzhi (1861-1875) six character reign marks, and of the period. Some minor wear and firing defects. Diameter 12 cm each
A pair of figures of 'Laughing Boys' Qing Dynasty each well modelled standing holding a basket of fruit in both hands, including peaches, pomegranate, grapes, and finger citron, picked out in aubergine, yellow, blue and green glazes, wearing a yellow jacke
A pair of 'Famille-Verte' dishes, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period, each decorated with a large basket of flowers within a border of butterfly and lotus vignettes on different diaper grounds, underglaze-blue marks (2) 37.5 cm
A good pair of Chinese Canton famille rose porcelain plates. 9th century. C.1850. Profusely decorated with panels of butterflies and flowers around a center panel with basket weave ground and yellow glaze internal border. Diameter 20 cm
An early 19th century exportware celadon Canton famille shallow square dish the surface painted with flowers, fruits, pheasant, bug and butterflies and a jar emblem enclosing a basket of blooms in bright enamels with some gilt effects and details, the shap
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