Previously used as a lamp. The porcelain figurine is supposed to be the Chinese God of Longevity. Circa: 20th century, Hong Kong/China.

I vote that Darth Vadar be the new Santa Claus for our coming Christmas Holidays!!!

Preparing some Chinese & Japanese pieces, along with some French Samson vases.
For those who are celebrating, Happy 2014 Chinese Moon Festival…

Preparing some Chinese & Japanese pieces, along with some French Samson vases.

For those who are celebrating, Happy 2014 Chinese Moon Festival

Looking forward to the colors of Autumn. Vintage Chinese crackle-pattern vase.
I wonder what autumns look like in Ancient China..

Looking forward to the colors of Autumn. Vintage Chinese crackle-pattern vase.

I wonder what autumns look like in Ancient China..

An old Japanese Blue White Transfer Porcelain Inkwell. Circa: pre-1930, Japan.

Japanese Blue White Kagiya “鍵屋” Porcelain Vase Lamp. Transfer Print decorations. Circa: 20th century, Japan.

No shades or lightbulb.

Vintage Chinese Canton Rose Medallion Porcelain Brush Pot. Circa: 20th century, China.

Original hand painted, not transfer print etc.

A pleasure to come across a “Middle Kingdom” porcelain. This large piece is from the “Lover” series, strong orange ground, with a hint of yellow hue inside the neck. The glaze is not thick or shiny, but has a smooth surface.

Base still has original price stickers. Underglazed six chinese characters, translated as “Middle Kingdom Bo Jia Clan”. Circa: 21st century, China.

Heigth: 21-1/4” inches

Came across a President Chiang Birthday Wine Bottle. Transfer print. Produced by Kinmen Ceramic, Taiwan.

Height: 8-1/8” inches

A beautiful Limoges M. Redon Cobalt Blue Porcelain Plate. Circa: late 19th century, France.

Diameter: 8-7/8” inches

Vintage Royal Lichte Aurora Lustre Porcelain Vases. Circa: pre-1930, Germany.

Height (each): 11cm

An old Japanese export Noritake vase. UK Komaru hallmark. Circa: pre-1940.

Really interesting design on the body and lid. Carved or cutting work on porcelain. Not sure if this bowl is Japanese or Chinese origin.

Really interesting design on the body and lid. Carved or cutting work on porcelain. Not sure if this bowl is Japanese or Chinese origin.

A beautiful Chinese Canton Famille Rose Porcelain Plate. Conservative date: pre-1940, China. Diameter: 8.5” inches.

Some damages on decorations and glaze. Several chip damages at base rim.

Unusual pair of Japanese Pear shaped bottle vase. Circa: 20th century, Japan.