Three (3) Asian items. 1st item: Large Japanese Meiji carved bamboo brush pot, finely carved with scenes of immortals in a landscape setting. Fret carved border. 24" H with 10" deep interior well. Late 19th century. 2nd item: Large Chinese brass gong with engraved foliate decoration to the sides and engraved Chinese hallmark decoration to the center. 5 1/4" H x 19 1/2" dia. Early 20th century. 3rd item: Chinese Famille Rose porcelain charger, octagonal form, the center with a figural landscape scene depicting two females, the older one holding a young boy; scalloped eight-sided border with panels depicting peaches and a basket of flowers on alternating black and celadon grounds. Marked en verso with 3 characters. 17" Dia. CONDITION: 1st item: Scatterered shrinkage cracks, longest 12" extending from lip, scattered small losses and minor wear, overall very good condition. 2nd item: Oxidation and losses to the interior, especially to the center. 3rd item: Restoration to one panel of the rim. General wear.
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