After another fine sale ending on Sunday 28th, 1818 had a good number of Chinese ceramics which achieved higher values than expected. Similar success came with a private collection of Royal Crown Derby paperweights, a Victorian music box making more due to its Navel links. A large sizes cut out of Geri Halliwell proved girl power is still strong when she went off to spice up someone’s life.
Lot 5 – A pair of impressive highly decorated Chinese export hard paste Meiping vase with jiyouhuang chicken fat yellow glaze, with floral etched body both lidded with dogs of fo top top measuring 25cm tall approx – £980
Lot 211 – A highly decorative late 19th century Swiss made ‘Bells in vue’ musical box with cylinder and bells having butterfly finials, playing twelve tracks and having a transfer design to lid comprising of Dreadnought battleship surrounded by flags of the Empire – £660
Lot 25 – A pair of Chinese export hard paste serving dishes or chargers decorated with traditional fantasy landscapes approx 38cm wide and larger example at 45cm wide – £560
Lot 4 – A German porcelain figure base of a Bison and dog hunting scene bearing Meissen crossed swords marked 2741 in good condition – £450
Lot 12 – A selection of Chinese export hard paste tea wears including two well decorated sparrow beak jugs slop bowl and saucer – £310
Lot 1 – A Chinese export hard paste vase having six decorated panels with Tang style fantasy landscape enamel beads with gilt detailing 30cm tall (base is housed within gilt wood stand so unable to identify any markings) – £300
Lot 17 – A traditional antique blue and white wear Chinese export hard-paste fishbowl depicting well executed hand-decorated fantasy dragons and foliage having chip and antique restoration to base 26cm high by 30cm across approx – £300