2017 is the year of the fire rooster - each Chinese New Year is characterised by one of 12 animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac - which symbolises loyalty, commitment, hard work and family values amongst other values.
Alfies has several dealers who stock high calibre Chinese and Asian Antiques, such as Horner Antiques who has a keen eye for detail in oriental porcelain and is based on the ground floor, and Hongman Yang, who is based on the first floor and deals in a variety of items, including paintings and jewellery as well as ceramics.
Here are some of our favourite pieces:
|Large Famille Noir Chinese Vase - Dragons Chasing Through Flowers, 1st Republic. From Horner Antiques.|
|Chinese 'Blanc de Chine' of a deity holding a peach. From Horner Antiques.|
|Chinese blue and white plum flower ginger jar with wooden lid. From Hongman Yang.|
|Chinese tea caddy Qianlong period. From Diplomat Treasures International.|
|20th century bowl with rooster. From Hongman Yang.|