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square box & lid with incised longevity character, bats throughout on key fret design
wide band bracelet with hooked closing clasps; exterior carved with a NWC Beaver motif; face of Beaver is central; his body is split to wrap around the band to the back
knife with moulded white handle
rounded teapot with applied decoration of seeds & nuts; nuts form the feet & nuts & fruits are applied to the exterior; lid is in the shape of an upside down mushroom; handle is in the sha
Francesco Bartolozzi 1727-1815 engraver, pupil of Joseph Wagner in Venice, came to England in 1764 at the invitation of Dalton, liberarian to George III, where he continued to make stipple engravings
slate coloured long necked vase with incised lines & comb indentations on body
sake cup made from section of bamboo & covered with clear lacquer
Fine carving of Oni Lantern-bearer called Ryu-To-Ki (Todai-ji, Nara) Holes in bottom are part of design. Brown stain for effect.
Painted in green on a white ground with a stylized flower in the center. Quarter portion of similar flowers in each corner.
The Quail or Partridge pattern is depicted in overglaze red, blue, turquoise, & gilt. for pattern see plate 29D of Honey's Old English Porcelain.
figure of a dog sitting on its haunches
In style this robe looks rather like the bridal coat shown in J. Vollmer's Five Colours of the Universe, which was used to illustrate the element fire (one of the frontispieces).
A square with an abstract design in the middle, on either side are circles with abstract designs in them.
Konami receives Rikiya; Honzo cuts a Pine: five figures are in this domestic scene. A woman is serving a man a cup in an interior while another woman looks on from the doorway.
Lotus pod has stem that curves from top to one end. Seeds inside move freely & rattle but cannot come out.
Blue & white trumpet shaped vase has bamboo decoration
set consists of a saucer of reddish brown stoneware with white enamel glaze; with the saucer is a set of seeds & nuts also of stoneware & in natural colours: walnut; horse chestnut; water ches
Plate painted with bold stylized pattern in well & on rim,edged with yellow, three peg marks on underside.
study for a larger canvas?; head of a woman - full face view & partial head/face of a child
A man sits holding a money bag between his knees & behind him a woman rests one hand on his shoulder & her other hand is stretched out, palm up.
Woman sitting on a chamber pot, finger holes allow audience to supply her legs.
a street at either early morning or dush; a woman sits by a table (covered, of goods to sell?); a child & other people walk along the street; to the left a man crosses a bridge
A blue bowl with five apples. The painting is on the back of a piece of wallpaper that has a silver design.
Central decoration of two scholars in a garden surrounded by painted textile & floral designs. Decorations of heavy gilding on bright red enamel.
Monkey holds mallet in right hand with left hand on mill. Two converging holes through the bottom & the back of the rice mill.
This holder on three animal paw shaped legs is covered with yellow glaze
woman reclining on a couch with a dog
Oriental style tea bowl is printed with the Fisherman pattern in underglaze blue with elaborate border design on inside of bowl.
Painted in dark blue on a bluish white ground with a Chinese woman standing in an Oriental garden within a formal, floral border. Similar garden scenes & fences on the wide rim.
Flat rectangular piece of shell with a small bowl shaped piece attached to the middle of one side.