ORIENTAL ANTIQUE SECTION including items from China, Japan, Tibet, and the Middle East. Jade, Ceramic Ornaments & Dishes, Snuff Bottles, Brush Pots.
Items marked *** indicate new stock.
Compton Pilgrims FlaskCompton ceramic Pilgrims Bottle used for collecting oil or water whilst visiting a pilgrimage site. This example is a turquoise, circular one, well worn. On one side is the Compton stamp(click on image for detail) and on the reverse are etched the words 'Pilgrims Bottle'. Height 4ins. Ref.A591
Canton Famille Rose-PlateNice example of a Cantonese Famille-Rose plate(click on image for detail). Good condition, with no chips or cracks. 7ins diameter. Ref. A503
Chinese Polychrome VaseLovely Chinese vase depicting a typical Chinese scene of three figures talking under a prunus tree in a garden. Fine detail and lovely colours of pink, blue and green and yellow on a white background. These colours make up the pattern around the neck of the vase. There is also a poem around the side(click on image for detail). There is a clear character mark on the base in red. Excellent condition. Height 10ins. Ref. A393
Canton Famille-Rose PlateFine example of a Cantonese Famille-Rose plate(click on image for detail). Good condition with no chips or cracks. 7in diameter. Ref. A504
Japanese Bronze VaseFine Japanese Bronze vase with delicate design painted in gold of two ducks or geese on the water(click on image for detail). Excellent condition. Height 5ins. Ref.A260
Japanese Spill VaseAttractive Japanese spill vase in iron red and gold. Pretty floral design. 3 character marks on base(click on image for detail). Excellent condition. Height 7ins. Ref.A252
Japanese Chopstick SetTortoiseshell and brass bound case holding a knife and a pair of bone chopsticks(click on image for detail). Slight damage to tortoiseshell at the top. Length 10.5ins. Meiji Period. Ref. A351
Japanese Ceramic Bowl & CoverAn attractive round bowl and cover decorated in rich colours. Predominately gold and red with a country scene with seated figures(click on image for detail). Excellent condition. Overall height 4ins width 6ins approx. Japanese. Ref. A404
Brass Candle HolderMiddle Eastern brass cylindrical candle holder with shapes including stars and camels. The top comes off to put a candle inside. (click on image for detail) . Looks very attractive when lit. The piece stands on three feet. Overall length 8.5ins.
Metal Trinket Box Middle Eastern circular metal trinket box. Lots of detail on the panels and topped with a peacock on the lid. The piece has a hinged catch and the inside is lined with dark blue velvet. Overall height 3.5 ins. Diameter 3ins. Ref. A386
Gilt Bronze BuddhaNagas are serpent-like creatures in Hindu and Buddhist mythology. They are depicted as human above the waist and a snake below. This example shows snake coils around the base and up behind him and becomes many heads(click on image for detail) 5.5" high. 19th century. Ref.A178
Green Soapstone Male FigureStanding at 10" high, this figure is a dignitary dressed in a long robe with wide sleeves. In his left hand he has some sort of scroll and he is holding his beard with the other(click on image for detail) Weight just over 1kg. Good condition. Chinese. Ref.A191
Early Chinese Tomb FigureEarly Chinese tomb figure, possibly Tang Dynasty, of an attendant dressed in a glazed brown robe belted at the waist with a tall hat(click on image for detail). He has a bird perched on his hand. The piece has repair to it's ankles. Height 12.5". Ref.A66
Japanese Pink Silk ParasolDelightful authentic Japanese parasol. The cover is made with pink silk and wooden struts painted black. The cover is decorated with embroidered silk thread white and pink flowers. The handle is white metal and has an plain cartouche. The handle has an intricate design of birds and flowers amongst branches(click on image for detail). Further images available on request. Very good condition. 34ins long. Ref. A319
Japanese Chopsticks in HolderLight wood case shaped like a fan with a pair of chopsticks which slot into the case. They are also wood and have some brush strokes in black(click on image for detail).
There is a scrap of paper included which has hand written....'Brought from military duty in Japan by Harold 1945'
Length 10". Very good condition. Ref.A133