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ORIENTAL WORKS OF ART AND FURNITURE
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Early C19th/Late C18th Asian gilt-bronze Deity figure.
Early C19th/Late C18th gilt-bronze Deity figure. Raised on a stepped patinated base with well-cast detail and serene expression. Fitted with iron ring fixture to rear .Some minor losses and wear to gilding consistent with age .Probably Thai or Burmese. H 20" . Asia c 1800
Ref: MLBO 1310
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Late C19th Chinese ivory and box-wood inlaid padouk table
Late C19th Chinese ivory and box-wood inlaid padouk table. Finely inlaid shaped table top depicting a centre panel of Chinese figures engaged in crop cultivation and water-carrying in a landscape with trees and a pavilion. The outer borders inlaid with flowers, horses, figures and trailing foliage. No losses to inlay , but has a shrinkage crack to centre panel . The frieze edge of the top is also finely inlaid with relief carved figures/acrobats ,trees, pavilions and landscape motifs in alternating box-wood and ivory .Raised on a triform dragon carved and pierced base onto scroll feet.

Great quality inlay and a useful and exotic side/lamp table .
H 27"
Dia 22".
China c.1880
Ref: MLF 1311
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C19th Anglo- Indian ebonised octagonal table with ivory-inlaid top.
C19th Anglo-Indian ebonised octagonal table with ivory- inlaid top. Well-carved ebonised teak example, the shaped top with fruiting vines to border and fine floriate-style ivory inlay to centre (minor losses). Folding and hinged octagonal base with pierced and carved vine-leaf design panels and well-carved uprights. Punjab or Kashmir regions of Northern India .
H. 25"
Dia.25" .
India c.1890.
Ref: MLBO141
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Pair of early C20th Indian carved coromandel elephants.
Pair of early C20th carved coromandel elephants . Smart pair of walking elephants carved in solid coromandel , displaying a striking grain. Bone tusks, toe-nails and eyes.The 'squared' carving of the ears and use of coromandel and general 'feel' ,suggest a strong Art Deco influence and the pair would complement such a scheme. An opposing pair with contrasting gait, opposing trunks and tails. Nice size and in excellent condition. H 10" x W 10" x D 6". India c. 1920
Ref: MLMJ 147
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Late C19th Anglo-Indian carved octagonal top table.
Late C19th Anglo-Indian carved octagonal top table. Well-carved stained teak or black-wood table on folding carved and pierced hinged base. Intricately carved floral and berry design with broad-leaf motifs. Excellent condition with no losses or damage. Northern Indian ,Simla or Punjab region. W 23" x H 23". India c. 1880
Ref: MLCA 144
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C19th Anglo-Indian carved padouk or rosewood table centre-piece/flower-stand
C19th Anglo-Indian carved padouk or rosewood table centre-piece/flower-stand. Well-carved table-centre feature decoration with triple caparisoned elephant-head supports incorporating bone eyes and tusks .Recessed top 'bowl' above intricately-carved platform base and stylised claw feet. All complete, in excellent condition.
India c. 1870
H 18" x Dia (top) 10" x Dia (base) 15"
Ref: MLMC 1501
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Pair of early C20th Chinese 'sancai'-glazed terracotta Buddhistic temple dogs.
Pair of early C20th Chinese 'sancai'-glazed terracotta Buddhistic temple dogs. Highly decorative pair of Kylins or 'Dogs of Fo' temple guardian lions. Traditional 'Egg and spinach' sancai glaze lion-dogs wearing collars, sat upon decorated and draped plinth bases , the male with his paw upon a ball ,the female with her paw upon a pup. In Feng Shui, the lions are a manifestation of 'Yin' and 'Yang ', the ball under the male paw representing the circle of life. The male providing protection for the structure of the building , whilst the female protects the occupants of the Temple. Well-modelled copies of early Chinese ornamental mythical Temple guardian lion-dogs with fierce expressions. Good scale with subdued colours, some minor losses to the glaze. No breaks or repairs, minor chips to base.
H 25" x W 11 " x D 14 ".
China c. 1920
Ref: MLCA 1411
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Early C20th Chinese brass-mounted hardwood spice or medicine cabinet
Early C20th brass-mounted Chinese hardwood spice or medicine cabinet .Well-carved 2 door cabinet with fall-front cupboard below with loop handles..The double doors with carved bird and fruit-tree decoration , opening to reveal 30 small drawers with brass pull handles all marked with Chinese characters/calligraphy .Fitted with brass embossed locks with bar-key, shaped and pierced brass hinges and decorative brass mounts .

Good rich colour and excellent condition.
A highly decorative and useful side cabinet of compact proportions.
H 36"
W 30 "
D 14".
China c. 1920
Ref: MLBO 146
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Pair of C19th Japanese porcelain dishes.
Pair of C19th Japanese porcelain dishes. Decorated with enamels in the C18th Chinese 'famille rose' palette. Figural scene to centre with pavillion and trees. Perfect condition and finely painted shallow-depth dishes with scalloped edges ,and borders decorated with vignettes of peonies, Phoenix birds and floral designs. Painted marks to reverse together with 'kiln spur' impressions, foot-rim and with blue and white decoration to rear edge. Dia.. 18" . Japan c 1875.
Ref: MLBO1310
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Set of 3 late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty graduated or 'nesting' hardwood tables.
Set of 3 late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty graduated or 'nesting' hardwood tables. Excellent quality set of tables with well-carved and pierced 'bamboo' friezes , inset panel tops and shaped legs and stretchers. Practical set of tables of neat scale and strong , stable construction.

Richly patinated 'hongmu' timber with no damage, splits , breaks or repairs.

H .(largest) 24"
W. " 17"
D. " 12"
China c. 1900
Ref: ML1601
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Pair of late C19th Chinese Qing dynasty hardwood/rosewood square low tables or vase-stands.
Pair of late C29th Chinese Qing dynasty hardwood /rosewood square low tables or vase-stands. Smart pair of huali panelled-top low tables or stands, of waisted form raised on square section legs with shaped feet . The open carved friezes with 'end-less knot' designs.
Decorated all-round, of free-standing design .
Well-selected figured timber tops.

Useful pair of tables which would work well as drinks/end tables.

Excellent rich colour and condition.
H 12"
W 12"
D 12"
China c.1900
Ref: ML165
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Late C19th Chinese Qing dynasty carved hardwood low jardiniere stand with inset marble top.
Late C19th Chinese Qing dynasty carved hardwood low jardiniere stand with inset marble top. Heavily carved 'hongmu' jardiniere stand/low table with shaped inset rouge pink marble top . The frieze with pierced carved foliate/vine detail , the knees carved with mythical beast masks , stylised claw feet ,all joined with shaped stretchers. The shaped top with carved bead edge. Strikingly-figured coral pink marble top with no cracks , breaks , chips or repairs.

Excellent rich colour and patina. Original condition with no breaks, repairs or damage.
Cleaned and waxed.
H 18"
Dia 22"
China c. 1880
Ref: ML165
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Late C19th Chinese Qing dynasty hardwood scroll-end 'kang' table.
Late C19th Chinese Qing dynasty hardwood scroll-end 'kang' table. Useful scale Chinese rosewood or 'huanghuali' low 'kang' or 'opium' table of scroll-end form. Pierced and carved friezes with fruiting vine detail and end panels with conforming carved detail . The top with inset 'floating' panel of well-chosen and attractive highly-figured and burr timber.

In excellent condition , cleaned and waxed in our workshops.
Consistent patination ,which has achieved a warm ,honey colour .

H 13"
W 38"
D 17"
China c.1900
Ref: ML 166
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Large late C19th Chinese carved hardwood figure group.
Large late C19th Chinese carved hardwood figure group.

Superbly detailed carved hardwood group with a central sage or Shou-Xing God of longevity and old-age figure and boy surmounted and surrounded with auspicious symbols . The tall sage or god figure carrying a laden staff and a symbolic peach bough signifying immortality, held across his body . The boy grasping him , proffering an auspicious bat in his hands , a symbol of good fortune . To the side stands a crane , symbolising longevity, whilst to the base are symbolic pines , whose qualities of durability and hardiness are held in high esteem in Chinese culture.

All the elements symbolising good luck , good fortune , longevity , fortitude and good health .

The figures with carved-bone eye and teeth detail.

Excellent rich colour, patina and colour.
In good original condition.

H 26"
W 9"
D 7"
China c.1890
Ref: ML 1702
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C19th Anglo-Indian ebony , porcupine quill and ivory rectangular desk-top book-stand.
C19th Anglo-Indian ebony , porcupine-quill and ivory rectangular desk-top book-stand.

Ceylonese book-rack in excellent original condition , constructed with an ebony frame with turned ebony pilasters to the corners, the frame containing porcupine-quill spindles , the whole inlaid with ivory 'dot' inlay and stained red ivory designs and roundels.

Raised on miniature turned bun feet .

The production of such porcupine-quill wares was centred on the Galle District in the south-west of the island of Ceylon at this period , producing a huge variety of objects and furniture. At the Colonial and Indian Exhibition of 1886 , firms such as D.F.De Silva showed a variety of such wares.

In excellent undamaged and original condition.

A smart, practical and highly-decorative desk accessory.

H 5"
W 17"
D 6"
Ceylon c.1880
Ref: ML 169
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Late C19th Qing Dynasty Chinese hardwood oval tray-top table.
Late C19th Qing Dynasty Chinese hardwood tray-top table .

Useful collapsible 'hongmu' tray table on folding hinged X-frame base . Good mellow faded colour oval tray-top with moulded edge . The folding base of rich patina with scrolled peg feet on shaped carved cabriole-type leg supports . The top of the 'knee' carved with well-defined grape-vine detail , the top of the terminal carved with a vine-leaf.

Excellent clean , ready-to-use condition.
H 25"
W 29"
D 22"
China c. 1900
Ref: MLGF 1504
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Early C20th Chinese hardwood, lacquer and soapstone decorated side-cabinet.
Early C20th Chinese hardwood, lacquer and soapstone decorated side-cabinet. Very decorative and useful small cabinet with 2 doors and partially-fitted interior. Applied carved soapstone decoration of flowers ,fruit and scholars objects to lacquer panel doors and top decorated with landscape scene, the sides with lacquer panels. In excellent condition . H 32" x W 24" x D 13 "
Ref: MLBO 144
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Pair C19th Japanese Imari chargers
Pair C19th Japanese Imari chargers . Large pair decorated with landscape and exotic animal panels with floral centres, typical blue trailing decoration to reverse. Good strong, bright colours ,blues and iron reds and in perfect unrestored condition . Have been on wire hangers but no chips ,rust mark to rear of one .Raised foot-rim with 'kiln spur' marks to bases.
Dia 17" (2).
Japan c.1875
Ref: ML 628
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Late C19th Chinese 'Qing' Dynasty circular hardwood occasional table.
Late C19th Chinese 'Qing' Dynasty circular hardwood occasional table. Of circular tray-top form, 2-piece joined top with double carved simulated bamboo edge. Raised upon a carved 4 legged shaped-support base ,carved with simulated bamboo decoration and decorative brackets. Originally hinged ,folding base and detachable top which is now fixed (could be re-instated). Good rich colour, constructed from quality hardwood 'hongmu' timber .
H 26"
Dia.25 "
China c.1890
Ref: MLSA 149
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Pair C19th Chinese gouache watercolour paintings.
Pair C19th Chinese gouache watercolour paintings. Floral designs painted on pithe paper in black and gold chinoiserie lacquer frames .Nice condition with good bold colours and smart frames .Very decorative .Overall 18" x 13"
Ref: ML 139
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