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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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Late C19th Chinese 'mother of pearl' inlaid hardwood tray.
Late C19th Chinese 'mother of pearl' inlaid hardwood tray . Superbly-worked rosewood tray with profuse fine shell inlay , depicting butterflies ,moths, flowers, birds and insects within key pattern inlaid surrounds. Stunning quality , rich colour wood with strikingly contrasting engraved nacre-shell inlay .In mint condition with no losses or damage. Raised border edge and shaped 'fielded' panel back . W 22" x H 14" . China c.1900
Ref: MLCA 144
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Late C19th Chinese 'mother o'pearl'-inlaid hardwood console table
Late C19th Chinese 'mother o'pearl inlaid hardwood console table . Well-carved and pierced friezes with fruit,leaves and 'endless knot' design. Reeded frame and 'stepped' stretchers to base and carved feet. Inset white marble top , surrounded with floral 'mother'o pearl' shell inlay .Of tapering form back to front ,and a good practical height. No damage or losses , and good heavy timber. H 33" x W(front)17" x W(back)32" x D 18" . China c .1890
Ref: MLPF 1311
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Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty bronze dinner gong upon elaborate carved hardwood stand.
Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty bronze dinner gong upon elaborate carved hardwood stand . Finely carved 'hongmu' framed stand with all-over prunus decoration with auspicious birds amongst the branches, being symbolic of good fortune and happiness. Standing upon a shaped foot with pierced spandrels within the central frame and projecting from the corners of the base. The gong of good aged patination with wrought finish . Complete with leather-covered hammer/beater ,which produces a tone of strong resonance.
Excellent patina and condition . Cleaned and waxed ,ready to use.
H 38"
Depth (feet)11"
W 23"
Diameter of gong 16"
China c.1890
Ref: MLBS 187
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Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood armchair
Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood armchair . Heavy-quality Chinese throne-type armchair with panelled seat and intricately carved splat. Shaped top-rail ,together with geometrically shaped arms with stylised carved cloud decoration . The carved splat featuring an auspicious bat motif, the symbol of good fortune or happiness, and carved vase and scroll decoration . Square-section legs terminating with scroll-carved feet , united by stretchers. Rich colour 'hongmu' timber in excellent original condition and stable , robust construction.
H(back)39" x W 25".
China c.1890
Ref: MLH 1412
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Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood demi-lune console or hall table.
Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood demi-lune console or hall table.

Practical carved 'hongmu' side table of semi-circular form fitted with a central frieze drawer. Solid hardwood moulded edge top above a carved detail 3 sectional frieze with platform below . The carved frieze depicting various images of gourds, flower-wrapped scrolls and scholars' objects .

Raised on rounded shaped supports.

Heavy quality construction, rich dark patina and colour throughout.

H 33"
W 33"
D 16"
Ref: ML 1702
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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 carved hardwood low stand/wine table.
Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood low stand/wine table. Heavily-carved 'hongmu'/ rosewood low table on quadruple supports with carved edge top and stretchers below. Heavy ,dense timber with leaf ,berry and flower-head decoration. Rich ,dark colour with highlights. Solid one-piece wooden top. In excellent condition , useful reception room low drinks or wine table. Cleaned and waxed ready to use.
H 18"
Dia. 12".
China c.1890
Ref: MLHB 149
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Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood marble top jardiniere stand .
Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood marble-top jardiniere stand.

Good quality Chinese jardiniere or 'fish-bowl' stand with inset variegated rouge marble top , and a border of floral design 'mother-of-pearl' nacre shell inlay .

Well carved throughout raised on shaped supports with grotesque masks to the knees and dragon's claw feet . Joined with a shaped stretcher beneath . Intricate carved friezes and 'bobble'-carved edge top.

In excellent original condition .
Cleaned and waxed in our workshops.

H 17"
W 16"
D 16"
China c.1890
Ref: ML 1701
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Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood marble-top jardiniere stand of unusual form.
Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood marble-top jardiniere stand of unusual form. Two-tier carved "hongmu" stand with shaped rouge/rose marble-inset top with beaded edge, supported on rare carved four-dragon feature, with well-detailed scaley bodies and curled tails .Raised on four-splay base with all-over 'bamboo-'style carved decoration, together with carved and pierced corner brackets ,carved-edge lower tier and cross-stretcher base. Excellent colour and condition.
H 36 "
Dia. 14".
China c. 1890
Ref: MLBB 1410
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Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood scroll-ended 'kang'/'opium' table
Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood scroll-ended 'kang'/'opium' table. Useful height low reception/coffee table of inverted carved scroll-end design . Inset 'floating' panel top , with fruiting-vine carved friezes and open ends. Constructed from heavy quality 'hongmu' timber, which has gained a nice mellow, faded patina to the top.
H 13" x W 36" x D 17"
China c. 1890
Ref: MLH 1412
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Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood-framed dinner gong.
Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty carved hardwood-framed dinner gong. Shaped carved 'hongmu' stand with all-over prunus blossom decoration. Good rich colour in perfect original condition. The circular brass gong with beaten decoration , which has a good deep resonance when struck. Complete with the original parchment/leather-covered hammer.
H 33"
W 21"
Gong Dia. 13"
China c.1890
Ref: MLMC 151
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Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty hardwood altar/serving or centre table.
Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty hardwood altar/serving or centre table . Useful scale hardwood/rosewood table of free-standing form . Panelled top of superb colour and patina , raised on square section legs with stylised block feet . The open-framed frieze with "stepped" stretchers and carved floriate motif tablets to all sides.
A style of table conceived on which to display valuable antiques or artefacts upon , or flowers as blessings and votives to esteemed ancestors in the Chinese culture.

The proportions ideal as a console or hall table.

A practical and decorative table of uncomplicated design,in outstanding original condition ,with a consistent rich patina.
H 36"
W 48"
D 20"
China c.1890
Ref: MLCA 159
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Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty hardwood 'kang' or opium table
Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty hardwood 'kang'or opium table. Useful low-height heavy quality 'hongmu' table of good rich colour . Inset 'floating' panel top , well-carved simulated bamboo design to edges and shaped legs , with intricately-carved intertwined "bamboo" friezes. Bamboo being an auspicious symbol of virtue in Chinese culture , admired for its strength and resilience. Minor shrinkage crack to top .Cleaned and waxed.
H 12 "
W 31 "
D 17 ".
China c. 1890
Ref: MLCAC 1411
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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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Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty hardwood side or centre table.
Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty hardwood side or centre table. Darkly-polished 'hongmu'/rosewood side table with 'floating' panel top and carved geometric detail frieze. Free-standing design on four square-section corner legs onto scroll-carved feet. Very good condition , with minor shrinkage to panel top and a small crack . Useful scale table of elegant proportions ,ideal as console or hall table. Rich ,dark, heavy quality timber with well-patinated top showing highlighted areas. W 37" x D 18.5 " x H 34". China c. 1890
Ref: MLCA 144
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Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty heavily carved hardwood/'hongmu' barrel stand or garden seat.
Late C19th Chinese Qing Dynasty heavily carved hardwood/'hongmu' barrel stand or garden seat. Finely carved open-sided 'barrel'type table, with prunus, bird and flower-head decoration. Shaped cross-over x-framed carved sides with carved chrysanthemum head 'boss' centre. Carved flower-head border top and edge, the whole raised on miniature ogee-section feet. Great mellow/faded colour top , all in excellent original condition. H 20" x Dia. 14". China c.1890.
Ref: MLO 145
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Late C19th cold-painted bronze study of a cockatoo by Franz Bergman.
Late C19th cold-painted bronze study of a cockatoo by Franz Bergman (1861-1936) . Good-scale Viennese bronze study modelled by the famous Austrian sculptor and foundry-owner . Naturalistically-painted plumage with rustic perch base. Some minor rubbing to feathers of back and rear of head. Stamped to base of bird with Bergman monogram in Amphora mark, the tail stamped "Geschutzt" (registered/patented) and with numbers 8353 .H. 12". Austria, Vienna c. 1900
Ref: MLMJ 148
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Late C19th cut-glass 'sweet-meat' jar and cover
Late C19th cut-glass 'sweet-meat' jar and cover .Perfect condition. H 11"
Ref: ML 403
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Late C19th decorative plaster cast torso of Venus or Aphrodite.
Late C19th decorative plaster cast torso of Venus or Aphrodite. Good scale Museum-style cast plaster study of an ancient classical marble female torso sculpture .Has had some over-painting and has areas of rubbing and flaking, could benefit from re-finishing.
H 32"
W 13"
France or Italy c.1900
Ref: MLTH 154
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