A pair of 19thC Chinese yellow ground bottle vases, decorated in gilt and enamels, each with a phoenix perched amongst prunus blossom, beneath a 'Greek key' and foliate scroll top rim border, 85cm high. (AF)
A fine Chinese blue and white porcelain vase, of bulbous shape with two handles, decorated with a band of formal scrolling peonies within bands of lappets, further scrolls and keyfret designs, the base with six character seal mark of Yongzheng period, but probably later, 23cm high. Double boxed in Japanese wood boxes.
A pair of Japanese Meiji period bronze Tokyo School figures, of a lady holding a hoe and teapot, and man with pipe and tobacco pouch, four character signature of Genryusai Seiya to each base, each figure 26cm high, one hardwood base.
A pair of Japanese Meiji period Imari porcelain dishes, of octagonal form, decorated centrally in blue and white with scrolling leaves, the ground and border reserves decorated with peonies and Buddhist emblems, six character Chinese mark "Qi Yu bao ding zhi zhen" (precious object of rare jade among treasured vessels) to the underside, 21cm diameter. (AF)
A Chinese silver circular tray, the centre finely engraved with prunus blossom, the pierced gallery also decorated with the same motif, the base marked Luen Wo decoration, 27.5cm diameter. Luen Wo was an exceptional silversmith and retailer working in Shanghai in the 19th century.
A pair of Japanese Meiji period Kutani baluster vases, with dragon head mask handles in relief, with panels decorated with birds on flowering branches, and woman in a garden, eight character Kutani marks to underside, 37cm high.
A mid 18thC Nanking cargo Chinese porcelain tea bowl and saucer, painted in blue with pavilion in river scape, label to base numbered 5110, and another with label for 5107, each saucer 10cm diameter, each tea bowl 6.5cm diameter.
A set of seven gemstone beaded necklaces, comprising cornelian, malachite, rose quartz, eventurine, tigers eye, white peking jade, and black onyx, contained in a presentation box, each necklace 42cm long.
A Japanese Meiji period metamorphic parquetry travelling writing desk, comprising two cabinets with seven drawers and carrying handles, the removable top forming the writing surface when assembled, dimensions (when closed) 25cm high, 32.5cm wide, 22cm deep.