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ORIENTAL WORKS OF ART AND FURNITURE
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C19th Chinese carved hardwood/rosewood marble-top jardinière stand
C19th Chinese carved hardwood/rosewood marble-top jardinière stand. Nice quality hongmu stand on carved quadruple supports with rouge/pink marble inset top. Carved edge with shaped brackets carved with flower-heads, carved under-tier. Good colour and excellent condition.
Hj 24"
Dia.(top)10 ".
China c.1890.
Ref: MLJM145
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Pair late C19th Chinese carved hardwood figures .
Pair late C19th Chinese carved hardwood figures. Well-carved pair of robed female deity figures probably conceived as lamp-bases. Lotus-flower tops , the heads topped with coiled snakes, the bases with open-carved work. Good rich colour timber and in perfect condition with no splits.. H 15" . China c. 1890
Ref: MLMJ 142
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Late C19th Anglo-Indian ivory inlaid 'shisham' folding octagonal table.
Late C19th Anglo-Indian ivory inlaid 'shisham' folding octagonal table .

Exotic ivory-inlaid octagonal top table of useful height and scale . Profusely inlaid top with floral and trailing vine designs . The centre with an elaborate quatrefoil type design . The edge with ebony and ivory chevron inlaid detail .

The octagonal hinged and folding base with arcaded sides and ivory inlaid detail .

Traditionally made in the Hoshaipur district of Northern India ,for export to the West where during the late C19th they were highly fashionable . Made using the local shisham timber.

In good original condition , with only minor losses to inlay.

H 16"
W 16"
D 16"
India c.1890
Ref: ML 1612
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Early C20th Indian bone-inlaid circular shisham wood table .
Early C20th Indian bone-inlaid circular shisham wood table.

Circular-topped table with inlaid central peacocks design ,the surrounding borders and edge with bone and ebony detailed inlay . The arcaded and panelled hinged and folding octagonal base with conforming bone inlay designs.

The underside of top with locating frame for base and with an original paper retailer's label.

In excellent condition with no losses to inlay.

H 18"
W 18"
D 18"
India c.1920
Ref: ML 1702
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Quantity of mid C19th Chinese export carved 'mother of pearl' gambling chips or gaming counters
Quantity of mid C19th Chinese export carved 'mother of pearl' gambling chips or gaming counters. Produced in China for export to Europe ,these finely carved counters were made to order in various shapes and forms , often embellished with the Coat of Arms or heraldic device of the client.The fish-shaped counters all carved with scales and fin details , miniature works-of-art in their own right .Some here have the device of a baronet in a circle , comprising a brace of birds above a Baronets bar. Others are carved with a pagoda centre and shaped edges.
Great quality and wonderful iriridescence to the 'nacre' shell.
The skill in production and man-hours involved pro-rata far outweighs the cost shown here.
Comprising:
64 'flat' fish
5 fish
8 circular
32 ovoid
8 rectangular
1 oval
118 in total
China c. 1850
Ref: MLTH 1510
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Pair C19th Chinese white glazed pottery kylins or 'Dogs of Fo '
Pair C19th Chinese white glazed pottery kylins or 'Dogs of Fo'. Decorative pair of pottery Chinese temple lion-dogs, some minor damage .H 10" x W 5" x D 3". China c.1820
Ref: MLP 513
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C19th Chinese carved hardwood/rosewood marble-top miniature jardinière stand
C19th Chinese carved hardwood/rosewood marble-top miniature jardinière stand. Nice quality low hongmu stand/table with carved flower and bird decoration .Inset rouge/pink marble-top with flower-carved edge. Quadruple carved shaped supports united by carved stretcher. Excellent colour and condition. Would make a great wine/drinks table. H .14 "
Dia.(top)11 ".
China c. 1890.
Ref: MLJM 145
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Mid C19th Chinese Cizhou-style stone-ware pottery pillow in cat form
Mid C19th Chinese Cizhou-style stone-ware pottery pillow in cat form. On loose, shaped hardwood stand with water-hole in head . Nice C19th copy of rare early 11th/12th Century Cizhou Northern Chinese Song period pottery cat-form pillow. W 10" H 7" D 5". Dark brown/black glaze .Cat in perfect condition. Stand has one foot missing.
Ref: ML1356
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Pair of early C20th Chinese glazed turquoise pottery 'Dogs of Fo'.
Pair of early C20th Chinese glazed turquoise pottery 'Dogs of Fo' .

Decorative pair of Chinese C18th period style glazed guardian Lion Dogs sat upon integral rectangular plinth bases.

Well-modelled pair of fierce male and female Temple dogs of small scale .

Wonderful turquoise colour (paler and more vibrant than in photographs) with good detail and no damage or repairs.

H 9"
W 3"
D 2"
China c.1920
Ref: ML 1610
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Pair late C19th oval Japanese Imari dishes.
Pair late C19th oval Japanese Imari dihes . Perfect condition .W 16" x 12"
Ref: ML633
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Pair C19th Oriental bronze candlesticks
Pair C19th Oriental bronze candlesticks. Cranes stood on turtles holding lotus-flower candle-holders .H 12"
Ref: ML 401
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Pair of late C19th Japanese cloisonné enamel vases
Pair of late C19th Japanese cloisonné enamel vases. Meiji period (1868-1912) brass/copper-bodied vases in mint condition, decorated in multi-coloured cloisonné enamel. The ovoid bodies decorated with butterflies to the shoulder ,with a band of 'Mons' style roundels ,above shaped reserve panels with flower-heads and gold-flecked ground. Perfect condition, with no restoration.
H 6"
W 4".
Japan c. 1890
Ref: MLB 1501
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Late C19th Indian carved ebony elephant.
Late C19th Indian carved ebony elephant. Well-carved study of a 'trumpeting' bull-elephant in ebony with ivory/bone tusks, eyes and toe-nails. Has a skilful textured effect to skin and a well-modelled stance. 'Knot' in wood to one flank, but no damage, repairs or losses.
H 10"
L 14"
D 6".
India or Ceylon c.1880
Ref: MLMJ 148
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Mid C19th Indian carved ebony elephant.
Mid C19th Indian carved ebony elephant. Constructed in section , carved ebony elephant with bone tusks and eyes , standing on a white marble base. Carved feet and tail , shaped trunk and with a characterful expression. Good desk ornament.
H 8"
L 9"
D 6".
India c .1860
Ref: MLMJ 148
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C19th carved hardwood Indian panel
C19th carved hardwood Indian panel.Finely carved padouk niche wall-hanging panel .Bombay . 12" x 18"
Ref: ML153
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