A fine and rare brushpot (bitong) of porcelain decorated with a landscape in polychrome enamels. Featuring a poetic impression entitled: Hongshou shan zhuang (Villages in Mt. Hongshou). Signed: Wang Ting = Wang Yeting (1884–1942). Exceptionally well painted and with fine details. China, Republican Period (Minguo) ca. 1930. H 14 cm, D 10 cm. Condition: Very good, but with two minor, almost imperceptible, chips to bottom rim ( 1,5-2mm circa).
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.
A pair of French art glass vases done in two different techniques. The larger one in fused, polychrome glass dominated by yellow and green colors, and the smaller w. acid marking in ‘volcanic surface’ in predominantly dark purple and whitish patterns. Signed: Villelbannes?. France, ca. 1960. H 21 cm, H 14.5 cm. Condition: Perfect. Price: 270 USD including shipping.
An elegant shape , low bowl in the style of the Chinese Song ceramics, by Axel Salto. Decorated with mottled green, brown and mustard color glazes. Signed Salto , Royal Copenhagen. Made in 50’s. H. 4,2 cm. Diam. 15,5 cm. = 6.1 inches. Very good condition.