Late 19th/early 20th century Chinese black stoneware squat c...
Late 19th/early 20th century Chinese black stoneware squat circular vase with applied pewter decoration of scrolling dragons and vases of flowers, impressed mark Shanghai, China, 9cm high; a cylindrical brush pot with calligraphic inscription, painted seals and painted four character Zhuanshu Qianlong mark to base, 11cm high and two other vases. (4).
Updated Condition Report:
Brush Pot - No visible chips. Faint traces of gilding to rim. Glaze impurities. Two very fine slightly discoloured scratches to body. Four very small firing cracks to rim of base. Another very fine crack to the edge of the foot rim, could be a firing crack but possibly a hairline crack. As images.
Black pot - Oxidisation and some wear to rim. Some small knocks to foot rim. Stoneware body ok.
Imari :- Firing crack to base. No cover glaze defects to interior.
Small pot - V discoloured crazing. Porous. small chip to base.