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Mandarin Cider Jug #4458

A very well-decorated Chinese export porcelain cider jug of robust size and proportions, finely painted with brilliant enamels with courtly Mandarins at their leisure and pleasures. Some of the best decoration, in the best condition we’ve seen on a cider jug. Measuring 10 1/4″ tall, and dating to circa 1820. Restoration to end of spout, and handles, Foo dog missing his tail.

Available after April 25th.

Group of Japanese Hirado Water Droppers #4459

A completely charming porcelain menagerie of Japanese Hirado water dropper animal figures, very well-sculpted and detailed, most likely representing animals of the Zodiac. This collection comprising a boar, a snake, a horse, an ox, a rabbit, a tiger, a dog, and a dragon. Very minute frits to a couple of the creatures, otherwise all in great condition. Meiji period, late 19th century.

Garden Seat #4331

A nice Chinese export blue and white porcelain garden seat, decorated with a central band of cranes flying and nesting amongst pines bordered by precious objects on top and bamboo on the bottom.  Measuring 18″ height and approx. 13″ in diameter. Very good condition outside of a couple very small firing imperfections. Late 19th century.

 

 

Bird & Butterfly Fish Dish #3732

A great form! Beautifully elongated Chinese export fish serving dish with its original mazzarene  decorated in the “Bird and Butterfly” pattern with gilded highlights. Late 19th century very good condition, 19″ x 10″.