The Norwegian ship Lina

The Norwegian ship Lina

Oil on canvas China, 19th century Provenance: a collection from Bordeaux, France

Presentation for New Year

Presentation for New Year

Ink on silk, framed in precious hardwood China, 19th century Provenance: a American collection

White Tara

White Tara

Pigment on cotton Tibet, 18th century Provenance: Christie's Paris

The Jataka of the Tiger

The Jataka of the Tiger

Pigment and Ink on silk Nepal, 19th century Dimension: 76 x 37 cm The Jataka tales represent various episodes of the earlier lives of Buddha; this work depicts the Buddha as Prince Sativa who gives his flesh to a mother tigress so that she can feed her cubs instead of devouring them

An Episode of the Shahnameh

An Episode of the Shahnameh

Pigments on paper The reverse with text Persia, Safavide period, 16th century Provenance: a Swiss collection; earlier, Christie's London Dimension (folio): 33 x 21 cm

Tiger and Magpie

Tiger and Magpie

Ink on paper Minwa (folk painting) Korea, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century Provenance: an American collection

A Princess Portrait

A Princess Portrait

Pigment on paper, the miniature mounted on an elaborated Mughal-style wider page, framed in a later wood frame. India, 18th century Provevance: the Parisian market

A Mandala

A Mandala

Pigment and gold on cotton Tibet, 2nd half of the 18th century Provenance: an American collection

A Large representation of Guandi

A Large representation of Guandi

Late Ming, 17th century China Provenance: Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes, Paris

A Large Arita Vase

A Large Arita Vase

With floral patterns Arita, circa 1700, Japan This kind of ceramic vases would have been exported to far away shores, notably Europe Provenance: A French collection

A Fine Porcelain Kendi

A Fine Porcelain Kendi

With an antique European silver mounting system Qianlong period, China, 18th century Provenance: a German collection

A Canton Enamel Dish

A Canton Enamel Dish

Enamel on Copper China, late 18th century This type of pieces would have been typically made for the European market Provenance: an English collection

A Sake Bottle

A Sake Bottle

With a Karakusa degressive cracking of the glaze Arita, circa 1700, Edo period, Japan Provenance: the collection of Prof. Hiroshi Nakajima (1928 - 2013), Head of the World Heath Organisation, 1988 - 1998

A Paire of Vases

A Paire of Vases

On finely carved wood stands China, Cizhou, Song - Yuan periods, China Provenance: A French collection; earlier, Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (labels still attached)

A scholar's screen

A scholar's screen

Four pieces of carved jade panels inserted in a carved wood screen in two parts (a few missing elements) China, 19th century Provenance: a French collection

Two War Signaling Fans

Two War Signaling Fans

Lacquered wood with various inlays in miscellaneous material Japan, 19th century Provenance: A French collection

An Incens Game

An Incens Game

Various elements in a lacquered box with compartments Japan, Edo period, 18-19th century Provenance: a French collection

A Chinese Laquer Game Box

A Chinese Laquer Game Box

With various counters and card games China for the European market, 2nd half of the 19th century Provenance: an English collection China, late 18th century This type of pieces would have been typically made for the European market Provenance: an English collection

A Sideboard Cabinet

A Sideboard Cabinet

Korea, early 20th century Dimension: Provenance: a French Collection

A Chinese or Tibetan saddle

A Chinese or Tibetan saddle

Wood, leather, metal and shagreen China or Tibet, late 19th century Provenance: an English collection