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.
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
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
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