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1st item: Chinese bronze baluster form urn with band of engraved key fret and scroll decoration to the upper shoulder and raised bat mask handles and medallions. 7 5/8" H. Late 19th century. 2nd & 3rd items: Two (2) Chinese gilt bronze vases, one archaistic form with raised decoration to the neck (5" H) and lobed body and the other urn form with raised scholar decoration and elephant mask handles, marked on the base (5 1/4" H). Late 19th/Early 20th century. 4th-7th items: 4 Japanese bronze hand mirrors, all with raised decoration foliate and landscape decoration, all signed. Ranging in size from 6 7/8" dia. x 10 3/8" H to 9 3/4" dia. x 13 1/4" H. Late Qing and Meiji periods, 19th/Early 20th century. Provenance: East Tennessee collection, by descent from Edwin V. Hill, M.D., deceased 1969. Dr. Hill was a faculty member of Tufts and Harvard Medical Schools and served as a Colonel in the U.S. Army. He collected Asian arts during his military tour in the Far East theatre, including China and Japan, prior to 1964. CONDITION: 2nd & 3rd items both with uneveness to rims. All other items good condition with expected general wear.