FORTHCOMING HIGHLIGHTS




May 17th 2014



Property of a gentleman - a Chinese underglaze blue & famille rose 'peaches' bottle vase, painted with nine peaches on a tree with rocks & lingzhi below, underglaze blue Qianlong 6-character seal mark and possibly of the period (1736-1795), 13.2ins. (33.5cms.) high.  

Provenance - from the collection of the present vendor's father, who acquired the vase while working for Jardine Matheson in Hong Kong

£ 5,000 -  10,000


May 17th 2014



Property of a deceased estate - a fine Persian Isfahan carpet, third quarter C20th, with pale blue ground & green spandrels, signature tablet to one end, in good condition, 123 by 80ins. (312 by 203cms.).

£ 1,500 -  2,500
May 17th 2014



Property of a gentleman - a Chinese famille rose 'chickens' bowl, painted with a cockerel, a hen and five chicks amongst blue rocks, peonies & other flowers, underglaze blue Qianlong 6-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795), hairline, 3.75ins. (9.5cms.) dia..  

Provenance - from the collection of the present vendor's father, who acquired the bowl while working for Jardine Matheson in Hong Kong


£ 1,000 -  2,000

 




May 17th 2014



Property of a lady - a fine & large Chinese famille rose slender baluster vase, 19th Century, painted with figures in an interior & in garden including a kneeling figure with attendant back-scratcher, the neck painted with a man fishing, double circle mark to base, 18.1ins. (46cms.) high.

£ 1,000 -  2,000

May 17th 2014



Property of a gentleman - a large and well painted Chinese famille verte deep jardiniere or planter or fish bowl, C18th / C19th, painted with a continuous scene of ladies in a fenced garden, one riding a horse, another holding a bird in cage, with other birds around a blossoming tree by a trellis arch, with gilt sun, red & gilt seal mark, 18.5ins. (47cms.) dia..

£ 2,000 -  3,000

June 14th 2014




Property of a lady - a very large Liberty William Moorcroft pomegranate pattern trumpet vase, with mottled green ground, dated 7-7-12, green painted signature & date, brown printed mark `MADE FOR LIBERTY & CO.', 16ins. (40.6cms.) high

£ 2,000 -  3,000

June 14th 2014



Property of a lady - Walter Crane for Maw & Co. - MERMAIDS or DIVERS - a red lustre decorated bulbous vase designed by Walter Crane circa 1889, monogrammed near the base, 8.7ins. (22cms.) high.   Biblio. - COYSH, A.W. - 'British Art Pottery', p.56, pl.51, for an identical vase.    Another in the British Museum, museum number 1983,1011.1..

£ 1,500 - 2,500



June 14th 2014
 



Property of a lady - William de Morgan - a ruby lustre charger decorated with a galleon at anchor with a rising sun, within a border of grotesque fish & coronets, impressed Merton Abbey mark, circa 1882-88, 15.5ins. (39.4cms.) dia..

£ 1,500 - 2,500