Two Day Sale of Fine Art, Antiques and Collectables512 lots with images
Viewing Notes20th october 10am - 4pm. 21st october 12pm - 4pm. 22nd october 10am - 7pm.
Description: A Chinese blue and white porcelain garlic-necked 'lotus scroll' bottle vase, with bulbous rim, slender waisted neck set with ribbed band dividing a painted stiff leaf border, the pear-shaped body painted with classic lotus scrolls in the Ming style, and painted with scroll and petal shaped borders to footrim, 13.75ins (349mm) high (Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng/early Qianlong period) Provenance: Purchased by the vendors mother before the second World War from a house sale in Reigate, Surrey Note: Blue and white wares painted in the classic Ming style adopting the 'heaping and pilling' technique were popular during the late Yongzheng and early years of the Qianlong Emperors reign. This example is a rare shape which appears to be unrecorded.View additional info »
Description: A pair Chinese porcelain "Famille Noir" Rouleau vases painted with waterfall, flowers, blossoms, butterflies, birds and insects, 31.5ins (800mm) high (apocryphal Kangxi six character mark in underglaze blue to base - 19th Century)View additional info »
Description: A Chinese porcelain bulbous miniature two-handled vase painted in the "Famille Verte" palette with four clawed dragons and cloud motifs on a pale yellow ground, the handles moulded with the heads of mythical beasts, 6.75ins (172mm) high (apocryphal Chenghua six character mark in underglazed blue to base - 19th Century - neck ground and chipped and flaking to interior of footrim and some discolouration to body), complete with ivory stand, pierced and carved with dragons Provenance: From the Collection of Willem Frederik van Heukelom (1858-1937) who lived at Museumplein 19, Amsterdam and thence by Family descent Note: Exhibited at The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam 19th March 1948 to 15th October 1954 - Recorded and Illustrated in Catalogus Van Heukelom No. 176 (ms.nr. 175)View additional info »
Description: A Chinese white glazed and incised porcelain "Dragon" vase, the baluster shaped body with flared rim, incised with four clawed dragon chasing a Flaming Pearl, all picked out in light blue wash, 7.75ins (192mm) high (apocryphal Chenghua six character mark in underglazed blue to base - Qing Dynasty - 18th Century)View additional info »
Description: A 19th Century Chinese blue and white porcelain baluster shaped vase decorated with six dignitaries standing on a terrace flanked by trees, 17.5ins (445mm) high (base decorated with twin concentric circular linings)View additional info »