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Amida Buddha in crown is abbreviated. Feet extremely flat. Blue & red colours still show in a few places.
A globular body with loop handle decorated with typical Japan pattern.
two leather straps (1 dyed indigo & 1 tan) & two leather loops- these serve an accessory function to the Samurai suit of armour
stable interior with a horse eating out of a trough & a pig lying on the floor beside it
Section of the 97th Chapter of the Da-ban-ruo-bo-lo-mi-duo-jing sutra
Green, yellow & aubergine foliate inside, clouds in black under green glaze outside.
Ivory crackle glaze with gold floral motif with red & turquoise highlights on dish.
deep narrow bowl with slightly flared sides; short stem base; black on buff (white) design on exterior
Paintings on screen show six different professions
coiled animal pattern on a mask with painted ears; hook in form of an animal head; likely covered with gold leaf & turquoise
scene depicting a crowd enjoying a masquerade or carnival at the English Opera House, the Lyceum Theatre
white, blue, orange, green, gilt; concave fluting, cup has simple scroll handle
reclining woman & seated man
Flanged dish with lotus petal relief on sides. Very light stoneware body, matt pale blue-green glaze, completely reduced.
Portait of a sea Captain Lestock Wilson seated with a sextant and maps
one Chinese painting in ink and light blues, scene of lotus leaves, buds and single open white blossom, ink running within veins to create blurred effect. 5 line inscription at upper left corner.
cream with attached hinged pewter? lid;pear-shaped body with repeated raised designs of fern? leaves running up the body; simple handle; domed lid has a bird? shaped finial
6 rows of calligraphy
The word SILKSCREENED is printed on paper in varied colours
Very heavy candlestick. The base & pillar rounded rectangular forms. Simple gadrooning decorates the base, shoulder & rim. Drip tray is removable.
Cobalt blue on white; fluted petaliform shape
Black lacquer with gold design, raden shell & coral with green glass.
blue on white;oval; lid has single blue border pattern & 2 crests on either side of a pine-cone(?) finial; tureen has 2 vegetate handles & a crest on each intervening exterior surface; blue bo
snuff bottle; ivory with a red painted background; some black border trim; garden scene with a woman playing a stringed instrument on one side & two men drinking wine & sitting at a low table
Miniature coffee pot & cover is printed with Fisherman pattern in underglaze blue with elaborate border design highlighted with gold bands. See page 96, plate 91 of G.
front view of a man in Cromwellian dress & hair style, standing, holding a bible?
people climbing past angel to bridge and seated judge
Head of a tomb figure, dark grey body with cream slip
A triptych depicting a battle between fish of various types (also octopi) & various vegetables (green peppers, artichokes, squash etc), all dressed up as Samurai warriors.
Large loosely painted ball/cloud at centre of composition surrounded by loosely painted abstract shapes and paint dripped and splattered periodically throughout painting