A Kashan underglaze decorated footed dish, Persia, circa 1200 of shallow form with flattened rim and high spreading foot, painted in shades of cobalt blue and black under a transparent glaze, the interior with a central knot-form medallion surrounded by six radial leaf-shaped motifs separated by black arabesques, the cavetto with a band of naskh reserved in black, the rim with a blue pseudo-kufic band on a leaf scroll ground, the back with a scalloped border above sprays of waterweed in…

A Kashan underglaze decorated footed dish, Persia, circa 1200 of shallow form with flattened rim and high spreading foot, painted in shades of cobalt blue and black under a transparent glaze, the interior with a central knot-form medallion surrounded by six radial leaf-shaped motifs separated by black arabesques, the cavetto with a band of naskh reserved in black, the rim with a blue pseudo-kufic band on a leaf scroll ground, the back with a scalloped border above sprays of waterweed in…

A fine Nantgarw plate, circa 1818-20 Painted in London in the Bradley workshop with a spray of flowers including a 'divergent' tulip, pink roses and an auricula, an insect in flight to one side, the cavetto picked out in blue enamel, the C-scroll border painted with roses and a comical bird, the moulded wreaths picked out in gold,

A fine Nantgarw plate, circa 1818-20 Painted in London in the Bradley workshop with a spray of flowers including a 'divergent' tulip, pink roses and an auricula, an insect in flight to one side, the cavetto picked out in blue enamel, the C-scroll border painted with roses and a comical bird, the moulded wreaths picked out in gold,

A Large Late Ming Kraakware Dish, Chongzhen Period (1627-1644) c.1640. The Barbed Saucer Shaped Dish Decorated in Blue and White with Peony and Daylily Issuing From a Scholar`s Rock. The Cavetto with Typical Kraak Panels of Birds.

A Large Late Ming Kraakware Dish, Chongzhen Period (1627-1644) c.1640. The Barbed Saucer Shaped Dish Decorated in Blue and White with Peony and Daylily Issuing From a Scholar`s Rock. The Cavetto with Typical Kraak Panels of Birds.

An important Chamberlain cabinet plate by Thomas Baxter circa 1820 in the 'Regent' body with gadroon and shell moulding around the rim picked out in gold, the cavetto fully painted by Thomas Baxter with an arrangement of shells on a richly grained wooden tabletop, surrounded by a black line, wider gilt band and a neoclassical border,  Footnotes An almost identical composition of shells by Thomas Baxter is seen on the famous Swansea plate illustrated by John O Wilstead and Bernard Morris…

An important Chamberlain cabinet plate by Thomas Baxter circa 1820 in the 'Regent' body with gadroon and shell moulding around the rim picked out in gold, the cavetto fully painted by Thomas Baxter with an arrangement of shells on a richly grained wooden tabletop, surrounded by a black line, wider gilt band and a neoclassical border, Footnotes An almost identical composition of shells by Thomas Baxter is seen on the famous Swansea plate illustrated by John O Wilstead and Bernard Morris…

A Russian porcelain dessert plate from the Kremlin Service, made by the Imperial Porcelain Factory during the reign of Tsar Nicholas I. The center of the cavetto is painted with a black double-headed Imperial Eagle with crown, orb and scepter and surrounded by a gilt band inscribed ‘Nicholas the Emperor and Ruler of all the Russias’. The elaborate border is decorated with blue and green flowers against a burnished gilt ground.

A Russian porcelain dessert plate from the Kremlin Service, made by the Imperial Porcelain Factory during the reign of Tsar Nicholas I. The center of the cavetto is painted with a black double-headed Imperial Eagle with crown, orb and scepter and surrounded by a gilt band inscribed ‘Nicholas the Emperor and Ruler of all the Russias’. The elaborate border is decorated with blue and green flowers against a burnished gilt ground.

کاسه سفالی بزرگ نیشاپور، قرن 10 میلادی A LARGE NISHAPUR FIGURAL POTTERY BOWL  NORTH-EAST IRAN, 10TH CENTURY  Of rounded form on short foot, with slightly sloping rim, the black and yellow decoration over cream ground, the centre with a large stylized bird in foliage, the cavetto with a band of circular medallions, each with a bird, the rim with a band of kufic script repeating the word baraka (benediction), restored, areas of repainting 31.4cm diam.

کاسه سفالی بزرگ نیشاپور، قرن 10 میلادی A LARGE NISHAPUR FIGURAL POTTERY BOWL NORTH-EAST IRAN, 10TH CENTURY Of rounded form on short foot, with slightly sloping rim, the black and yellow decoration over cream ground, the centre with a large stylized bird in foliage, the cavetto with a band of circular medallions, each with a bird, the rim with a band of kufic script repeating the word baraka (benediction), restored, areas of repainting 31.4cm diam.

A porcelain charger from the Gothic Service, Russian Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, period of Nicholas I, (1825-1855), the cavetto painted with a vari-coloured rosette, the border with tracery on a cobalt blue ground, with blue Imperial cipher of Nicholas I. Estimate   8,202 - 11,482USD

A porcelain charger from the Gothic Service, Russian Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, period of Nicholas I, (1825-1855), the cavetto painted with a vari-coloured rosette, the border with tracery on a cobalt blue ground, with blue Imperial cipher of Nicholas I. Estimate 8,202 - 11,482USD

A Blue and White Chinese Export Porcelain Botanical `Merian` Plate c.1740-1750. The Center Painted with a Butterfly or Moth Hovering Over Two Large Caterpillars on a Spray of Iris and Clematis. The Cavetto and Border with Intricate Strapwork Designs.

A Blue and White Chinese Export Porcelain Botanical `Merian` Plate c.1740-1750. The Center Painted with a Butterfly or Moth Hovering Over Two Large Caterpillars on a Spray of Iris and Clematis. The Cavetto and Border with Intricate Strapwork Designs.

Porcelain dish with rounded cavetto and flattened rim curving upward at the edge, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and copper red. A scene of a man with two servant boys admiring the moon on a terrace beside a pavilion; one servant carries a large fan and the other a qin in a silk bag. Inscription on base. Qing dynasty Kangxi period.

Porcelain dish with rounded cavetto and flattened rim curving upward at the edge, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and copper red. A scene of a man with two servant boys admiring the moon on a terrace beside a pavilion; one servant carries a large fan and the other a qin in a silk bag. Inscription on base. Qing dynasty Kangxi period.

A finely painted 18th century blue and white porcelain dish, Yongzheng period 1723-1735. The centre decorated with two elegant ladies in a garden with a banana plant. They are at a table with a Qin (a lute type instrument). The cavetto with ‘The Three Friends of Winter’.

A finely painted 18th century blue and white porcelain dish, Yongzheng period 1723-1735. The centre decorated with two elegant ladies in a garden with a banana plant. They are at a table with a Qin (a lute type instrument). The cavetto with ‘The Three Friends of Winter’.

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