ORIENTAL ANTIQUES SECTION including brush pots, cloisonne, seals, b/w ceramics, snuff bottles.
Items marked *** indicate new stock.
Bronze and Gilt BuddhaLovely large Buddha, bronze with a gold coloured torso and arm. He sits crossed-legged on a lotus flower holding a flower in his left hand. The attention to detail is excellent, his back in particular(click on image for detail). It has a hollow base. Excellent condition. Height 8ins. Widest part 5.5ins, Ref.A748
Chinese Ceramic Snuff BottlePredominately painted in blue & white with hints of red and yellow. It has figures in a garden scene on a white background. The base has a mark in the shape of a leaf(click on image for detail). 3.5" high. Excellent condition. Ref. A294
Blue Stone Snuff BottleOld snuff bottle with floral design on both sides. The cream coloured top has a spoon attached to a piece of cork(click on image for detail). Good condition, no chips or cracks. 2.5" high. Ref. A322
Chinese Glass Inside Painted Snuff BottleInside-painted bottle with typical Chinese country scene with a house beside a river amongst the trees. There are figures on the bridge and working outside the building. Fine colours and detail. A clear signature can be seen on the top near the brown stopper(click on image for detail). Excellent condition. Height 4ins.Circumference 8ins. Ref.A277
Cinnabar Snuff BottleDelightful small cinnabar snuff bottle with a clear, detailed design. There are two male figures on a bridge on one side and two more under a prunus tree on the other. Spoon attached. There is a clear character mark on the base(click on image for detail). Excellent condition. height 2.5ins. Ref. A664
Hardstone Scroll WeightHardstone scroll weight with a mottled effect. Carved decoration on top is of two dragons meeting head to head. (click on image for detail) Excellent condition. 6 x1 x1ins. Ref.A751
Chinese FigureInteresting piece. On the base of this ornament are hand written descriptions(click on image for detail).'POET & GOOD DRINKER, LI TAC PAK from SAK WAN, KUANGTUNG' and also 'from MR FU AUACHEN, MACAU' Maybe he is a famous poet but I am unable to find any information. Excellent condition. Length 10ins. height 4.5ins. Ref.A262
Chinese Cinnabar Snuff BottleBright red cinnabar bottle with a detailed design of a typical Chinese scene. Spoon attached (click on image for detail) Excellent condition. Height 3ins. Ref. A665
Bronze & Gilt BuddhaBronze Buddha seated crossed-legged on a lotus flower. The front of robe is depicted in gold colour. Detailed pattern through out(click on image for detail) . 4 character mark on base which is hollow. Very good condition. Height 4.5ins. Base 3 x2ins approx. Ref.A749
Chinese Cup with Shrine Delightful, small ceramic cup in shades of beige. On the side is a shrine carved into the cup as if deep in the rock surrounded by trees. Inside is a small Buddha(click on image for detail). The base has a stamped mark. Excellent condition. Height 3ins. Diameter 3ins. Ref.A759
Chinese Carved Brush PotLovely example of a carved brush pot with a typical Chinese scene of figures playing instruments under the prunus trees surrounded by mountains(click on image for detail). Excellent condition. Height 6ins. 4x3ins at base. Ref. A658