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combined sculpture & photography; crescentic shaped aborite base with photographs on the top surface; plexiglass unit of the same shape sits on top; attached to this main unit is a plexi box conta
This is probably a reed or quill pen drawing with wash applied with a brush.
courtly figures decorate the round ball at the end of a very long metal pin.
A young person holds the bridle of a worried looking horse, they are watching an older man leash a couple of dogs.
This could be Sung style or made as a later reproduction. The design refers to cloud, rain & celestial bodies.
Painted in blue on a bluish white ground with an Oriental garden scene in the well. Formal border on the rim. An almost identical plate is illustrated in F.H.
Painted in blue, green, yellow, manganese & orange red on a bluish white ground, with a geometrical so-called Ann Gomm pattern. Similar pattern on the rim.
Scene of five dancing figures with three line inscription above.
sombre water and sky
Dog is lying down with raised head. Some pigment in etched hair lines & facial features. Two converging holes on bottom.
square shape; engraved with a landscape on one side & calligraphy on the opposite side
Vertically fluted coffee cups with alternate panels of mazarin blue & white highlighted with gilt outlines, crossover lines & dots.
Three women standing on a platform drawing water from a well. Three men stand at the left side & one of the woman pours water into their bowls.
knife with moulded white handle
Black ink on gold ground.
Three frames with eighteen miniature relied sculptures copied after the famous Elgin marbles now in the British Museum.
fluted body (fan shaped);red, gold, silver unfired overglaze; rust, green fired overglaze; design on white background
Intricately carved box & lid.
Drinking vessel with a bulbous body and a mammiform-shaped spout on one side.
torso of an unclothed man who is applying underarm deodorant
This scene is rendered in the Tang style, using the popular blue & green painting convention
A Japanese vase in Chinese style; Spring & Autumn are depicted on four wall, two walls for each season; pale blue sky for Autumn, pale green for Spring
frontal view, man's head & shoulders; man has long curled hair or wig
wide top bowl tapers to narrow base
Japanese Empress wearing a western style dress with bustle & a western style bonnet decorated with chrysanthemums & other flowers; she is holding a fan; water & a fountain in the backgroun
Image of the Virgin Mary with the Christ Child. St. John is the the bottom right his hands around the child.
Painted in brown, white & greenish slips on buff earthenware. Stylized bird & flowers. Sari.