Eastern & Oriental

A new page to reflect our growing reputation for providing genuine Chinese, Japanese and Islamic artefacts all sourced from private estates.

C1890. A heavy inlaid brass Anatolian plaque depicting the Sultan Ahmet Mosque in Constantinople (as it was when this was made). Purchased by a Brigadier in the British Army - we have an impeccable pedigree - around 1905 - inlaid with silver and copper. POA

C1900. Burmese. From the same estate and with the same impeccable pedigree an inlaid brass plaque in typical Islamic patterns of silver & copper inlay. The plaque has bee used as a tray (there is a folding stand) but it was made as a wall plaque. £280.00

C1880 - a Chinese beech wood carving. Literally a mountain of evrything beneficial to health wealth and happiness. From the base we see the father of Taoism - Loaxi - nurture, wisdom, caring and guidance - with a child and holding aloft a part of his text. Beside this text is a scholar representing application, study, culture and success in career and wealth. Above the calligraphy panel we find Shou - The toaist immortal representing Longevity and he is holding an enormous peach - another symbol of longevity. So in short it is a carving wishing the recipient the very best of everything in life.  £660.00

1890/1905 A crisply cast bronze representation of Kuan-shi Yin standing on a plinth of lotus leaves. Clear Guanxu Seal impressed to base. 25 inches high. £550.00

C1920. A very rare Chinese blanc de chine figure of a Taoist Goddess - perhaps Mother of the Western World with a Fenghuang - ruler over all birds. Minor old restoration. £480.00

Late 19th Century Chinese lacquered papier mache sweetmealts box 12" square, the lacquer and gilding in superb condition. Holds 9 original dishes (some recent restoration. ££380.00

The interior showing the 9 porcelain dishes.

Late 19th Century. A pair of Chinese bottle vases in the Famille Verte pallette with panels depicting birds & flowers. £220.00

C1900. A Chinese silver hallmarked matchbox holder with a few of the original matches in the box. Original and unrestored. Approx 1 1/2 inch by 2 1/4 inches. £55.00

Early 20th Century Bronze (iron filled) Siamese Buddha seated above a plinth of Boddhavista bearing Buddhist emblems including the wheel of life. Bears a Thai  Fine Art Control Customs seal and the accompanying Fine Art Export Certificate. 8 1/2 inches high. £360.00

Mid 20th Century carved white jade cabbage measuring 7 1/2 inches. One tiny chip to a leaf at the base of the back. £120.00

Late 19th Century. A Chinese blanc de Chine figure of Quan Yin atop a lotus flower plinth. £300.00

Late 19th Century Gu Vase hand decorated with dragors and prunus branches. Yangzhing Period mark. 17 1/2 inches high. £540.00

Ist Half 20th Century Chinese Family Rose baluster vase. 24 inches high.  Seal Mark to Base. £150.00.

Early to Mid 20th Century Thai Buddha in mixed metals. Very Heavy, Height 24 inches. £750.00

C1920.Two Chinese slip glazed hand painted pigs. Near Pair. £160.00

A mid 20th Century Japanese Satsuma Vase depicting figures in a landscape. 42 inches high. £650.00

C1910/20. A large Chinese blue & white ceramic panel of figures in a landscape. Including frame approx. 35 inches x 18 inches. £570.00

EArly 20th Century Indian watercolour & guauche painting of a contemplative female. £200.00

Early 20th Century watercolour and gauache painting of a lady picking betel berries. £400.00