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Lot 1

A pair of Chinese green-glazed biscuit porcelain jars and covers, late 19th century, each of ovoid form with domed cover, modelled in relief with acorns, leaves, flowers and tendrils, green-glazed bases unmarked (losses and damage to both). 20cm, £100-150
A pair of Chinese green-glazed biscuit porcelain jars and covers, late 19th century, each of ovoid form with domed cover, modelled in relief with acorns, leaves, flowers and tendrils, green-glazed bases unmarked (losses and damage to both). 20cm, £100-150

Lot 2

A Satsuma bowl, early 20th century, with scalloped rim, painted to the interior and exterior with birds, blossoming boughs and flowers, with red seal mark to base. 9cm by 21.5cm, £70-90
A Satsuma bowl, early 20th century, with scalloped rim, painted to the interior and exterior with birds, blossoming boughs and flowers, with red seal mark to base. 9cm by 21.5cm, £70-90

Lot 3

A Peking glass baluster form vase, in yellow, decorated in relief with a dragon and figures by a pine tree, with engraved seal mark to base. 26cm, £100-150
A Peking glass baluster form vase, in yellow, decorated in relief with a dragon and figures by a pine tree, with engraved seal mark to base. 26cm, £100-150

Lot 4

A Chinese embroidered silk shawl, c. 1920/30, worked in polychrome threads with butterflies, flowers and budding tendrils against a black ground, with knotted and tasselled fringe. Approx. 112cm square excluding fringe. , £60-80
A Chinese embroidered silk shawl, c. 1920/30, worked in polychrome threads with butterflies, flowers and budding tendrils against a black ground, with knotted and tasselled fringe. Approx. 112cm square excluding fringe. , £60-80

Lot 5

A pair of Japanese cloisonne enamel vases, each of baluster form with everted rim, decorated with birds perched on blossoming boughs against a turquoise blue ground, unmarked, each on a carved hardwood stand. Excluding stands 31cm, £120-180
A pair of Japanese cloisonne enamel vases, each of baluster form with everted rim, decorated with birds perched on blossoming boughs against a turquoise blue ground, unmarked, each on a carved hardwood stand. Excluding stands 31cm, £120-180

Lot 6

A fine Chinese Export carved ivory work box, Canton, c. 1800, the rectangular box and lift-off cover densely carved with a multitude of figures at leisure amongst pavilions and pine trees, on horseback, in boats, playing instruments, holding fans and in conversation, within imitation bamboo borders, the interior fitted with a two-handled lift-out tray and containing a number of ivory sewing utensils and fittings. 10cm by 27.5cm by 17.5cm. Provenance: a private Italian collection and thence by descent. , £1000-1500
A fine Chinese Export carved ivory work box, Canton, c. 1800, the rectangular box and lift-off cover densely carved with a multitude of figures at leisure amongst pavilions and pine trees, on horseback, in boats, playing instruments, holding fans and in conversation, within imitation bamboo borders, the interior fitted with a two-handled lift-out tray and containing a number of ivory sewing utensils and fittings. 10cm by 27.5cm by 17.5cm. Provenance: a private Italian collection and thence by descent. , £1000-1500

Lot 7

A Chinese glass or rock crystal model of a kylin, 20th century, on a carved hardwood stand. Excluding stand 12.5cm by 19.5cm, £100-150
A Chinese glass or rock crystal model of a kylin, 20th century, on a carved hardwood stand. Excluding stand 12.5cm by 19.5cm, £100-150

Lot 8

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), a pair of woodblock prints, in inks and colours, one of three figures under a blossoming tree, the other a woman and child in an interior (both probably from a triptych print). (2) 34cm by 22.5cm and 34.5cm by 23cm, £100-150
Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), a pair of woodblock prints, in inks and colours, one of three figures under a blossoming tree, the other a woman and child in an interior (both probably from a triptych print). (2) 34cm by 22.5cm and 34.5cm by 23cm, £100-150

Lot 9

Utagawa Yoshitora, Fighting Scene with a Chain, woodblock print in ink and colours; together with Toyokuni III Utagawa, Woman with Doll, woodblock print in ink and colours; and a woodblock print, possibly a book illustrtaion, of a vase and flower. (3) 35cm by 23cm and 34.5cm by 23cm and 18.5cm by 25cm, £100-150
Utagawa Yoshitora, Fighting Scene with a Chain, woodblock print in ink and colours; together with Toyokuni III Utagawa, Woman with Doll, woodblock print in ink and colours; and a woodblock print, possibly a book illustrtaion, of a vase and flower. (3) 35cm by 23cm and 34.5cm by 23cm and 18.5cm by 25cm, £100-150

Lot 10

A Chinese red cinnabar lacquer box and cover, c. 1900, of shaped rectangular form, the lift-off cover decorated with children at play in a wooded landscape. 5.5cm by 15cm by 10.75cm, £60-80
A Chinese red cinnabar lacquer box and cover, c. 1900, of shaped rectangular form, the lift-off cover decorated with children at play in a wooded landscape. 5.5cm by 15cm by 10.75cm, £60-80

Lot 11

Takahashi Hiroaki (Shotei, 1871-1944), A Moonlit River, woodblock print, with calligraphy and red seal mark, framed. 16cm by 36.5cm, £60-80
Takahashi Hiroaki (Shotei, 1871-1944), A Moonlit River, woodblock print, with calligraphy and red seal mark, framed. 16cm by 36.5cm, £60-80

Lot 12

A Chinese scroll painting, Two Carp, ink on paper, with calligraphy and stamped red seal marks (image 120cm by 33cm); together with another scroll painting, A Mountainous Landscape, with calligraphy and red seal marks (image 105cm by 42cm).(2), £80-120
A Chinese scroll painting, Two Carp, ink on paper, with calligraphy and stamped red seal marks (image 120cm by 33cm); together with another scroll painting, A Mountainous Landscape, with calligraphy and red seal marks (image 105cm by 42cm).(2), £80-120

Lot 13

A Sino-Tibetan hardstone snuff bottle, the cover and body mounted in gilt-metal with cabochons in coral, turquoise and coloured stones. Height 8.5cm, £60-80
A Sino-Tibetan hardstone snuff bottle, the cover and body mounted in gilt-metal with cabochons in coral, turquoise and coloured stones. Height 8.5cm, £60-80

Lot 14

A Chinese embroidered silk lady's evening shawl, early 20th century, worked in polychrome threads with flowerheads and scrolling leafing branches against an off-white ground, within a broad knotted and tasselled fringe. Including fringe c. 190cm square, £100-200
A Chinese embroidered silk lady

Lot 15

A Chinese Export porcelain tureen on stand, the circular tureen with shallow domed cover and entwined handles (one a/f), on a circular stand, decorated in pink and gilt with dragons, chip to stand, small rim chips, unmarked. 12cm by 20.25cm, £80-120
A Chinese Export porcelain tureen on stand, the circular tureen with shallow domed cover and entwined handles (one a/f), on a circular stand, decorated in pink and gilt with dragons, chip to stand, small rim chips, unmarked. 12cm by 20.25cm, £80-120

Lot 16

A painted and coloured leaded glass panel, c. 1900, rectangular, centred by an opaque glass section painted with a bird hovering over a nest, within a frame of shaped red and amber glass pieces. Overall 32cm by 23cm, £70-100
A painted and coloured leaded glass panel, c. 1900, rectangular, centred by an opaque glass section painted with a bird hovering over a nest, within a frame of shaped red and amber glass pieces. Overall 32cm by 23cm, £70-100

Lot 17

Robin Welch (1936-2019), a stoneware vase, of tapering circular form, textured with "volcanic" banding, impressed mark. 23.5cm by 25cm, £100-150
Robin Welch (1936-2019), a stoneware vase, of tapering circular form, textured with "volcanic" banding, impressed mark. 23.5cm by 25cm, £100-150

Lot 18

Margaret Struckmeier (Scottish. b. 1962), a pair of semi-earthenware plates, of irregular shape, slab-built, with slip geometric decoration, signed to the base and dated 1987. (2) Approx. 24cm by 25cm, £80-120
Margaret Struckmeier (Scottish. b. 1962), a pair of semi-earthenware plates, of irregular shape, slab-built, with slip geometric decoration, signed to the base and dated 1987. (2) Approx. 24cm by 25cm, £80-120

Lot 19

Janet Leach (American, 1918-1997), a large studio pottery charger, impressed seal marks. Diameter 37cm, £100-200
Janet Leach (American, 1918-1997), a large studio pottery charger, impressed seal marks. Diameter 37cm, £100-200

Lot 20

Margery Clinton (1931-2005), two lustre-glazed pottery eggs, one in mottled blue, the other gold, one with monogram and dated 1980, together with a shaped rectangular plate with lustre-glazed floral decoration (repair). (3) 9.5cm and 10cm and 38cm by 30cm, £80-120
Margery Clinton (1931-2005), two lustre-glazed pottery eggs, one in mottled blue, the other gold, one with monogram and dated 1980, together with a shaped rectangular plate with lustre-glazed floral decoration (repair). (3) 9.5cm and 10cm and 38cm by 30cm, £80-120

Lot 21

Catherine Hough (British, Contemporary), a studio glass vase, of cylindrical form, with wavy rim, part satin and clear glass, signed. 15cm, £60-80
Catherine Hough (British, Contemporary), a studio glass vase, of cylindrical form, with wavy rim, part satin and clear glass, signed. 15cm, £60-80

Lot 22

Norman Stuart Clarke (British, Contemporary), two studio glass vases; the first cylindrical with broad everted rim, decorated with stylised plant forms against a pink ground, the other, of shaped spherical form, similarly decorated, each signed. (2) 20cm and 16cm, £100-150
Norman Stuart Clarke (British, Contemporary), two studio glass vases; the first cylindrical with broad everted rim, decorated with stylised plant forms against a pink ground, the other, of shaped spherical form, similarly decorated, each signed. (2) 20cm and 16cm, £100-150

Lot 23

Arlon Bayliss (b. 1957), a studio glass vase, of shaped spherical form, with bubble inclusions and graduating from opaque to caramel in colour, signed. 18cm, £60-80
Arlon Bayliss (b. 1957), a studio glass vase, of shaped spherical form, with bubble inclusions and graduating from opaque to caramel in colour, signed. 18cm, £60-80

Lot 24

Siddy Langley (British, Contemporary), a studio glass vase, of cylindrical form, iridescent, with naturalistic decoration in shades of pale celadon, pink and gilt. signed to the base. 14cm, £80-120
Siddy Langley (British, Contemporary), a studio glass vase, of cylindrical form, iridescent, with naturalistic decoration in shades of pale celadon, pink and gilt. signed to the base. 14cm, £80-120

Lot 25

A Wemyss Ware ink stand, of heart shape, with twin covered inkwells, painted with floral sprays, impressed marks (repair to one knop on well cover). 7cm by 20cm by 18cm, £80-120
A Wemyss Ware ink stand, of heart shape, with twin covered inkwells, painted with floral sprays, impressed marks (repair to one knop on well cover). 7cm by 20cm by 18cm, £80-120

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