Pair of footed bowls, coral red ground with figure panels, Tongzhi c. 1870

Pair of footed porcelain bowls, decorated with coral red ground reserving shaped enamel figure panels, outlined in gold, the interior plain. Red Tongzhi seal mark and of the period, 1862-75 good condition, no damage, various manufacturing flaws & specks only. 15.5cm wide, 7cm high Provenance: collected Indonesia last century by an Australia collector.

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Pair of Chinese hardwood carvings, Buffalo & Children, Qing Dynasty

Handsome large pair of Chinese hardwood carvings, of particularly nice detailed carving, depicting the popular ‘Buffalo & Children’ theme, with two children on each facing buffalo, set onto openwork carved stands. Qing Dynasty, 19th century some small repairs evident, ie buffalo horn restuck, some small non-important losses evident. cm

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Bihn Thuan Shipwreck pheonix dish, Ming Dynasty, circa 1608

Chinese porcelain ‘Bihn Thuan Wreck’ dish, painted in underglaze blue with two confronting standing phoenix, flanked by leafy trees and below a large chrysanthemum, surrounded in a border of fishscale decoration and five oval cartouches, each with two sprays of flowers and blossom, the reverse with scattered leaves. Ming Dynasty, Wanli reign, circa 1608 recovered…

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Chinese porcelain Zangzhou ‘Swatow’ ware jar, 17th-18th century

Chinese porcelain ‘Swatow’  jar, of elegant globular form with minimal neck, painted all over in onglaze enamels with four large petal form panels of flowering plants, set on a lattice ground with petal lappet border to the rim. 18th-19th century 15cm wide, 13cm high good condition with minor wear to enamels.   From a collection…

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