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Octagonal plate with powder blue ground, circular white reserve in the center, with eight alternate circular & jar-shaped reserves around border, painted with oriental scenes & floral sprigs.
This robe is made of pale green silk woven with a hidden design of the symbols of the 8 Taoist Immortals(see cat sheet for their names & symbols); .
Vertically fluted coffee cups with alternate panels of mazarin blue & white highlighted with gilt outlines, crossover lines & dots.
Mask, flowers, irregular shapes & green background with yellow & white designs surrounding
round bodied, wide mouth jar; 2 sets of wavy lines incised on neck between raised ridges; raised ridge at peak of bowl; light green glaze; yellow brown grey colour; stands at an angle
landscape with blue mountains in the background, low forested hills & a lake showing the reflection of the mountains & hills; a branch with yellow leaves is in the foreground; the sky is pink
Standing nude male figure with arms outstretched & right leg straight with foot pointed.
Two pieces. The skirt is made of a pale blue-grey silk woven with a hidden pattern of mystic knots & flowers/ There is an identical embroidered panel at the the front & the back of the skirt.
a bail handled Georgian sugar bowl, pierced and ornamented with chasing, repousee work and beading. It contains the original petaliform ruby glass liner.
A festive cart bearing a large vase of summer flowers. Painting has a silk border
Shallow dish with blue & white iris design
Miniature coffee pot & cover is printed with Fisherman pattern in underglaze blue with pagodas on spout & elaborate border design around rim of pot.
woman musician with shamisen. Dark ink tone hair & design on robe.
right section of original diptych; lilies bordering hand-painted poem- see inscriptions
Many large boats are in open water among steep land forms. Ffour small boats poled by a figure are among them. The midground landform has several buildings at the right edge.
It is a snow scene. A road up the slope runs diagonally from lower right corner to upper left, bordered by houses on both sides.
Paintings on screen show six different professions
English street scene; an arched & double-towered gateway to Trinity College, Cambridge; shadows of human figures in foreground
sketch shows 2 circus performers; on is a tightrope walker (woman), the other is on a unicycle
A round bellied jar with a wide circular mouth & a tripod base consisting of three tapering feet. The jar is red earthenware covered with a green lead glaze.
Full figure Joseph, Mary and child Jesus in country-side scene; two angels on right; castle/walled town in background
Oriental style tea bowl/wine cup is printed in underglaze blue with the Fisherman pattern with elaborate border design on inside of bowl. For pattern See G.
Painted in blue, gren, yellow, manganese & red on a white ground with a rooster flanked by sponged, purple trees.
Scene of a single flowering lily, with four lines of calligraphy to one side & a single seal reading Fu-tang.
Black sketch lines of tree, bird, sun & a face with colour splotches over all.
Doll cups are printed in underglaze blue in varying degrees of clarity with the Fisherman pattern.
Rounded edge, Round outline with oval hole for Kozuka, half quatrefoil hole for Kogai. Surface is Nanako-ji (fish roe) both sides. Smooth oval washer stand both sides.
Red enamel patterns at the top & the bottom while a cream crackle glaze band around the middle with eight figures in a bamboo groove painted in different coloured enamels.