1st item: Chinese terra cotta or Yixing jardiniere or plant stand, two pieces. Consists of a bowl with pierced rim, stamped on top with floral decoration, over a relief-decorated body with chrysanthemum and foliate designs, atop a circular pedestal with similar decoration. Circular mark with Chinese characters on base. Bowl 9-3/4"H x 12" diameter, pedestal 25-1/2"H. Acquired by consignor's grandmother in the early 20th century. 2nd item: Chinese "Family Tree" embroidery, with silk and metallic threads on silk ground depicting ancestors and descendants, many in activities such as riding in a dragon boat, or in pagodas and landscapes; there are also some embroidered character marks. 20-1/4" x 15" sight, 28" x 22-1/2" framed. Mid 20th century. Provenance: private Nashville, TN collection. Condition: 1st item: C-shaped hairline crack to bowl measuring 5", a couple of scattered short hairlines/separations to pedestal and some small chips to the interior rim of pedestal (not visible from exterior when bowl is sitting atop pedestal). 2nd item: Excellent condition.
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