A pair of finely painted porcelain placards in polychrome enamels mounted in wooden frames. Both depicting landscapes in Southern China. Both feature poetic impressions and signatures indicating that they were painted by members of the Zhushan group of porcelain artists.Both with seals: :Zheng" and "Yin". Both with flower frames and dated 1967(dingwei nian). Peoples Republic of China. H 30,7 cm, W 22 cm. Condition: Excellent.
A miniature yixing tea pot in traditional, light brown clay. Super-fine shape & details, with gourd-shaped lid. Stamped with the ‘Jingxi Hui Menchen’ mark. (Jingxi is an old name for the town of Yixing) . Date uncertain, but probably some time between 1900–1925 (?). H 7 cm. Condition: Two chips, one tiny on lid rim, and one on the interior of lid.
An interesting, heavily sculpted vase of stoneware in the shape of a “pilgrim flask” covered all-over in an attractive dark-blue glaze that runs thin at the upper edges. Signed Kawai Hikishi (b. 1944), a student of the world-famous Japanese ceramic artist Kawai Kanjiro (1890–1966), one of the leading forces in the Mingei Movement started by Bernard Leach and Hamada Shoji. Accompanied by a signed kiri-box. Made ca. 1975. H 20 cm, W 16.5 cm. Condition: Perfect
A very elegant and pretty, small ikebana basket for flower arrangement, made of finely woven bamboo in traditional form with a large, double-handle. Exquisite quality with the use of very narrow slivers of toned, bamboo. Together with the original, black, lacquered insert of bamboo. Signed Jin in the bottom. Morigami Jin (b. 1955). Original carton box with original papers. H 37 cm, W 20 cm. Condition: Perfect.
A fine and delicately thrown tea bowl in Japanese style covered by blue and grey glazes. The interior bottom w. an incised pattern. Signed Gutte Eriksen (1918–2008). Made during the 1960s. H 6 cm, D 10.5 cm. Condition: perfect.
Bottle shaped vase of porcelain with an attractive decoration consisting of stylized scroll-pattern in a pinkish, under glaze red. Made by the potter Tanaka Ikko (b. 1934), one of the most famous porcelain makers of studio pieces in contemporary Japan. Tanaka is usually known for delicate pieces in thin porcelain. Participated in numerous exhibitions and various national art competitions. Showa, c. 1980. H 23 cm, D 8 cm. Condition: Perfect.
A early, unusual and rare gourd-shaped vase decorated w. a running, crackled, slightly pink glaze over a mottled reddish brown glaze. Signed HAK for the Kähler Factory in Naestved, Denmark. Circa 1910. H 19 cm, D 11 cm. Condition: Perfect.
Large hexagonal bowl of stoneware with Maria and the Jesus Child as motif in the bottom rendered in high relief. Covered allover in a powerful solfatara glaze turning into olive green at the outer rim. Signed Jais Nielsen in blue (meaning that the artist has signed the piece in person). For Royal Copenhagen, Denmark (20696), dated 1956. W 21 cm, H 7.5 cm. Condition: Perfect.