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Asian Ceramics & Works of Art

The forthcoming Fine Sale on 29th &30th November will include a specialist section of Asian ceramics & works of Art. 

Some of the highlights so far are as follows:

A collection of Chinese pale celadon jade belt fittings and a white jade archer’s ring, 17th-19th century, on a rosewood stand.

Provenance: collected in Hong Kong between 1920-40; thence by family descent.

Estimate £12,000-16,000

 

A Nepalese gilt copper alloy ‘jewelled’ figure of Vajradhara,  early Malla period, 15th century, wearing elaborate jewellery and a flowing scarf, with crossed arms holding a vajra in his right hand and a ghanta in his left, seated on a double lotus throne, containing an early scroll and precious items including lapis lazuli and gold in a cloth, height  20.3cm

Estimate £5,000-8,000

 

A good Chinese famille verte basin, Kangxi period c.1680, painted with an emperor and attendants holding lanterns in a pavilion garden, scrollwork and bird and flower panelled borders, unglazed foot, diameter 35cm, depth 7.5cm

Estimate £1,000-1,500

 

A Japanese two-colour bronze figure of a falconer, by Miyao, Meiji period, holding a loft a falcon, on a gilt lacquered wood stand, signed Miyao Eisuke to a tablet, total height 26cm

Estimate £600-800