Three Bleu de Hue 'dragon' and 'phoenix' bowls, Neifu mark, 19th Century, Jingdezhen export-ware, each fitted with silver rim, diameter 10.7 cm, 10.3 cm, 11.1 cm (3). Provenance: Private collection, Sydney. Note: From the 1700s onwards, kin
A Chinese Zhangzhou blue and white porcelain dish, 17/18th century, the Zhangzhou "Swatow" export ware bowl, with underglaze blue and white design, with a central stylised 'Fu' character, for good fortune, typically surrounded by a band of
An East India Company Chinese export tureen and two dishes, Qianlong period, circa 1775, the tureen painted with floral swags and sprays, with gilded hare mask handles, the plates painted with jovial European figures within landscapes, 23 cm diameter and 3
Chinese 18th century export ware 'Mandarin Palette' punch bowl, with slightly scalloped edges, the interior decorated with floral garlands, the exterior decorated with flowers, fruit and bats, with original gallery label, diameter 29 cm. Purchased:
Two similar Cantonese rose medallion export ware dishes, early to mid 20th century, one item marked china in lozenge, of typical rose medallion design with four scrolling cloud shaped reserves, two with figural narrative scenes in pavilions, and two with b
A Chinese porcelain blue & white dish, with a central design of a cricket perched on top of stylised rocks, 18th century, the polygon dish made for the export market with a band around the rim below the gilt. Condition: crazing and rim frits
A Chinese export bowl. Qing Dynasty, circa 1,800, of small punchbowl shape with underglaze blue and enamel decoration in iron red and gold depicting peony flowers and lingzhi mushrooms beneath a tree in a lattice fenced garden, with a floral spray centrall
A Chinese blue and white export ware bowl. Qing Dynasty, circa 1,800, the finely lobed bowl with a scallop edge raised on a ringed foot rim having a central scene of pavilions in a landscape within concentric blue rings, and decorated externally with alter
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