Large Satsuma vase, Meiji period, with applied shishi head handles, profusely decorated with floral decoration and two centre panels depicting a samurai defeating a mythical beast on one side and a man on a raft on the reverse, signed Gyokuzan, height 52 c
A c.1900 Japanese carved ivory tripod lidded censer, the tall lid surmounted with shishi and pup, the four captured ring handles issuing from shishi masks, the ovoid body with deep carved dominant panels including dragons amongst scrolling crowds and mysti
Kutani two piece gilded vase with one floral panel, another panel with two men nurturing a crane & shi shi dog handles set upon a separate tri footed base with pierced floral banding. Signed with five character marks to base. Some damage to the stand. Heig
A collection of blanc de chine items, 20th century, comprising a large pair of figures depicting Quan Yin seated upon an elephant and a shishi lion respectively, a seated Buddha on a lotus throne, a Budai carrying a sack and a large persimmon, a seated roy
A collection of blanc de chine items, 20th century, comprising a Avalokitesvara figure with twenty four arms, a pair of figures of Quan Yin seated upon a shishi lion and an elephant respectively, a reclining figure of Avalokitesvara, a figure of Shou Lao c
Pair of 'He and She' Japanese Kutani lidded tea cups, the exterior painted with shishi lions, the interior with lines of calligraphy, Kutani mark to the base, wood box. Diameter 6.5 cm max. Provenance: collection of John & Marguerite Scott
A Chinese enamelled bottle-shaped vase, Signed Shi Yuchu (1090-1972), Republic period, painted with two butterflies flying about a field of daisies, with stand and box, 16.5 cm high. Provenance: Ex K. Y. Fine Art Exhibited: Lot 21, Innovation and Continuit
A Chinese carved stone censer and cover, mottled and veined yellow-brown stone, of compressed globular form on three animal mask and paw feet, with a pair of elephant mask and loose ring handles to the sides, the cover with a shishi finial, the body with a
A pair of horseshoe-back chairs and a table, 19th century, each wide curved crestrail composed of five members and the rounded terminals with pierced foliate scrolls, set on straight back and front posts with shaped spandrels and curving side posts, the cu
A pair of Chinese export polychrome-decorated porcelain vases, late 19th century, mallet-shaped and applied with a pair of shishi to the neck and opposed pairs of chilongs at the shoulder, each neck and body decorated with panels between foliate borders, t
A pair of Chinese export polychrome-decorated porcelain vases, 19th century, baluster-shaped and applied with a pair of shishi to the neck and opposed pairs of chilongs at the shoulder, each neck and body decorated with panels between foliate borders, the
Impressive and unusually large cream / green Chinese soapstone seal, with darker mottling, the large rectangular seal block surmounted by a shishi lion with her two cubs cavorting on her back and head. Incised border of waves and clouds, each face finely i
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