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Panel of stained glass painted in black enamel and yellow stain and acid-etched, entitled 'Holland, Spring 1981': English, London, Dulwich, by Caroline Swash, 1981

Panel of stained glass painted in black enamel and yellow stain and acid-etched, entitled 'Holland, Spring 1981': English, London, Dulwich, by Caroline Swash, 1981

Jug of opaque glass with surface covered with spiral blotches or graffito in blue, yellow and white, and spangled with aventurine: Italian, Venetian, by Salviati and Co., 19th century

Jug of opaque glass with surface covered with spiral blotches or graffito in blue, yellow and white, and spangled with aventurine: Italian, Venetian, by Salviati and Co., 19th century

Patera of murrhine glass in yellow and brown with crossed spiral bands forming a kind of volute: Italian, Venetian, by Salviati and Co., 19th century

Patera of murrhine glass in yellow and brown with crossed spiral bands forming a kind of volute: Italian, Venetian, by Salviati and Co., 19th century

One of a panel of six tin-glazed earthenware tiles painted in manganese purple, blue and yellow with a canary in a cage: Dutch, probably Rotterdam, 18th century

One of a panel of six tin-glazed earthenware tiles painted in manganese purple, blue and yellow with a canary in a cage: Dutch, probably Rotterdam, 18th century

Earthenware plate with a black ground and Chinese landscape in yellow and green: Dutch, Delft, 17th century

Earthenware plate with a black ground and Chinese landscape in yellow and green: Dutch, Delft, 17th century

Jar of porcelain, wu t'sai or five-colour ware painted in figure subjects in underglaze blue and overglaze red, yellow, green and aubergine: China, Ming or Ch'ing dynasty, 17th century AD

Jar of porcelain, wu t'sai or five-colour ware painted in figure subjects in underglaze blue and overglaze red, yellow, green and aubergine: China, Ming or Ch'ing dynasty, 17th century AD

Porcelain jar painted in underglaze blue and in red, green and yellow enamels, decorated on body with three naked boys among peony scrolls, and on shoulder with a border of lotus flowers and foliage: China, Ming dynasty, early 17th century

Porcelain jar painted in underglaze blue and in red, green and yellow enamels, decorated on body with three naked boys among peony scrolls, and on shoulder with a border of lotus flowers and foliage: China, Ming dynasty, early 17th century

Porcelain jar, decorated in red, green and yellow enamels with a pair of feng-huang (phoenixes) amid peony flowers and foliage: China, provincial export ware, Ming or Qing dynasty, 17th century

Porcelain jar, decorated in red, green and yellow enamels with a pair of feng-huang (phoenixes) amid peony flowers and foliage: China, provincial export ware, Ming or Qing dynasty, 17th century

Sugar jar of glazed ceramic, five-colour ware with the yellow omitted, with a decoration of squirrels among vines, and an unglazed base: China, Ming dynasty, probably Wan Li reign, 1573 - 1619

Sugar jar of glazed ceramic, five-colour ware with the yellow omitted, with a decoration of squirrels among vines, and an unglazed base: China, Ming dynasty, probably Wan Li reign, 1573 - 1619

Plain dished shape porcelain plate designed by Eduardo Paolozzi: English, Staffordshire, Barlaston, by Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd, c. 1965

Plain dished shape porcelain plate designed by Eduardo Paolozzi: English, Staffordshire, Barlaston, by Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd, c. 1965

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