Chinese carved Nephrite spinach jade plaque.
Size 8 x 3.5 x 5/8″, weight 391 grams.
CHINESE CARVED SPINACH JADE PLAQUE.
Translucent dark green nephrite jade, deeply carved with 2 figures in garden.
PEKING GLASS BOWL
Beautiful clear emerald green Peking glass bowl, only 2.75″ diam. mouth, 2″ high, mounted in shaped brass and copper frame with 1.25″ diam. base.
Frame has 2 applied butterflies and flowers; bottom bears 4-character mark.
Unsigned, early 20th C. Lovely condition.
LARGE SATSUMA POTTERY VASE
Two raised cartouches of family in lakeside garden.
15″ high, body is 9″ greatest diameter.
Intricate gilt decoration on cobalt blue ground.
Gold worn on shoulders; no chips nor cracks.
SATSUMA COVERED JARS
Each 7.75″ high with lid, body 6" diam. Each with intact interior lid (rare to find !)
Hand-painted with 10 finely-detailed Arhats, abundant raised gold, including Nishkide shoulders.
CLOISONNE ON PORCELAIN VASE
Each 14.5″ high. Wonderful autumnal colours with large birds and leaves, great detail with this difficult technique.
LARGE JAPANESE WATERCOLOUR, VILLAGE LIFE
Hand-painted en grissaille watercolour scene of early 19th C Japanese village life with inhabitants in their various occupations; painted c. 1900.
Measures 18″ x 23″ sight in 1930s frame; original hand-coloured additions.