A good medium sized “Black Ship” bowl decorated with a jimon ground inset with reserves of Galleons and Dutch merchants both to the interior and exterior. The bowl dates to the Meji period and the second half of the nineteenth century.
The bowl measures 18.5cm or 7.3 inches in diameter and stands 8.5cm or 3.3 inches high to the rim. Good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration.
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A nice quality Ko Imari bowl decorated with three ogee shaped niches containing a stylised Lotus motif against an iron red ground inset against a diaper brocade ground over painted in light gilt with a figure of a Daoist immortal carrying a pine bough over his or her shoulder. The conventionalised pose of the figure is similar to He Xiangu, who carries a Lotus in a similar manner; the only female member of the Baxian. The bowl is further decorated with a band of scrolling kara kusa, incorporatin ...click for details
A fine square form dish kakuzara decorated with a scene of a large Pavillion or Temple Complex set upon a lakeside shore with Peony scroll motifs to two corners and a high foot ring with traditional comb foot. The design is one of those originally selected by the Shogun Ieharu (1737-1786) in 1773, and continued to be tendered and reserved for presentation to the Shogun during the Edo period.
A near identical dish is illustrated in Kyushu Ceramic Museum “Nabeshima: Porcelain for the Shogunate” ...click for details
A rare square dish, kaku-zara, of cushion fom made in the early 18th century for Export to Europe. It is decorated in the centre with a classic kacho-ga motif of Chrysanthemums and Butterflies, and the border is painted with hosoge-mon, stylised floral motifs, reserved within a blue and gilt brocade ground with further stylised floral motifs. The dish is decorated in a kinsai palette of blue, gold and iron red wash. Dating circa 1700-30.
The reverse decorated with Iris and Plum sprays, and an ...click for details
Finely potted Hirado oil jar or vase decorated with underglaze blue on milk-white porcelain. About 3-1/4" H x 6-1/2" at widest point, c. 1850. Perfect, original condition with no chips, cracks, hairlines or restoration. Additional images on request. Insured shipping at cost. This is a consignment piece located in Delaware.
Late 19th century finely potted and decorated ovoid porcelain vase with narrow neck and four lugs at the shoulder. Excellent condition with no chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs. About 7" H x 5" W. Porcelain is exceedingly thin. Mark on base reads Kutani. This consignment piece is located in Delaware. Insured shipping at cost.
Fine Chinese export cider jug in the Nanking or "Inclined Pines" pattern. About 9-1/2" H and in excellent condition with one hairline inside the spout, not seen outside. Additional images on request. Insured shipping at cost.
Chinese export covered vegetable dish, rarely found with braided handles, in the Nanking or "Inclined Pines" pattern, c. 1790-1810. About 12-1/4" W. from handle to handle and about 5" H. Pristine with no chips, frits, cracks, hairlines or repairs. Additional images (under side of cover and base) on request. This piece may be used as a warming dish with an insert that takes the place of the lid. See No. 2469. Insured shipping is included in our price.
A fine Chinese export monteith, a rare form, in the Nanking or "Inclined Pines" pattern. About 10-1/4" (26cm) W x 5-7/8" (14.9cm) W. Mint condition with no chips, frits, hairlines or repairs. Insured shipping is included in our price.
Chinese export salad bowl with cut corners in the Nanking or "Inclined Pines" pattern, c. 1790-1810. Pristine condition with no chips, frits, hairlines or repairs. About 4-1/2" (11.43cm) H x 9-1/4" (23.5cm) W. Insured shipping is included in our price.