EastWest Gallery - Chinese, Japanese and English Ceramics.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1337599 (stock #EW 2962 )
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A very rare dish decorated in a full five colour Ko Imari “wucai” palette. The design arranged in fuyo-de Kraak style with a border of six sectional compartments each containing a panels of “Persian flowers”, precious objects, and Chinese figures standing upon a bridge in a stylised landscape. The central mikomi painted with rocks, viewing stones, and foliage and Banana plantain, basho, flanking a pair of small “Deshima style” Namban figures, standing on a curious podium...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1337596 (stock #EW 2961 )
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$500.00
A very rare dish decorated in a full five colour Ko Imari “wucai” palette. The design arranged in fuyo-de Kraak style with a border of six sectional compartments each containing a panels of “Persian flowers”, precious objects, and Chinese figures standing upon a bridge in a stylised landscape. The central mikomi painted with rocks, viewing stones, and foliage and Banana plantain, basho, flanking a pair of small “Deshima style” Namban figures, standing on a curious podium...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1337592 (stock #EW 2960 )
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£ 350.00
A very rare dish decorated in a full five colour Ko Imari “wucai” palette. The design arranged in fuyo-de Kraak style with a border of six sectional compartments each containing a panels of “Persian flowers”, precious objects, and Chinese figures standing upon a bridge in a stylised landscape. The central mikomi painted with rocks, viewing stones, and foliage and Banana plantain, basho, flanking a pair of small “Deshima style” Namban figures, standing on a curious podium...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1337591 (stock #EW 2959)
EastWest Gallery
£ 350.00
A very rare dish decorated in a full five colour Ko Imari “wucai” palette. The design arranged in fuyo-de Kraak style with a border of six sectional compartments each containing a panels of “Persian flowers”, precious objects, and Chinese figures standing upon a bridge in a stylised landscape. The central mikomi painted with rocks, viewing stones, and foliage and Banana plantain, basho, flanking a pair of small “Deshima style” Namban figures, standing on a curious podium...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1337590 (stock #EW 2958)
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£ 350.00
A very rare dish decorated in a full five colour Ko Imari “wucai” palette. The design arranged in fuyo-de Kraak style with a border of six sectional compartments each containing a panels of “Persian flowers”, precious objects, and Chinese figures standing upon a bridge in a stylised landscape. The central mikomi painted with rocks, viewing stones, and foliage and Banana plantain, basho, flanking a pair of small “Deshima style” Namban figures, Dutchmen, standing on a curious podium...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1336983 (stock #EW 2957)
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A rather unusual Arita dish of barbed or lotus form with a fluted cavetto based on a 17th century Chinese model. The rim decorated with a chocolate brown fuchibeni glaze and the border decorated with the auspicious bagua, eight trigrams, with a central motif showing a pair of humorously painted Chinese priests The right hand portion of the design obscured by what appears to be a stylised curtain. The reverse decorated with a floral scroll...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1700 item #1336429 (stock #EW 2956)
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A large dish with upturned rim of shakuzara size (10 sun or 30cm in diameter) decorated with an unusually geometric pattern based upon an eight pointed star, hachibosei, with a central roundel reserve containing a Peony painted in a gilt outlined technique typical of the late mid Edo period. Framed by eight further triangular brocade blocks, four with a y diaper iron red ground with chrysanthemum mon, and four with a diaper ground with purple and green enamels...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1336427 (stock #EW 2955)
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$155.00
A pair of Imari tea bowls and saucers made for export to Europe decorated with a pattern of Hydrangea plants framed by a reserves bordered with brocade drapery tied with ribbons. The tea bowls are in good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration. They measure approximately 7.3 cm in diameter and are 4.2 cm in height. The saucers are also in good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration. However both have some glazing flaws, glaze skip, to the reverse, and one has some random crazing...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1336426 (stock #EW 2954)
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A Japanese Imari chocolate cup, cover and saucer made for export to the European market dating to the early 18th century. Decorated with a rich Imari style ground of stylised palmate leaves and Peony blooms inset with ogee form reserves with Chinese style estuarine landscapes. An overlapping lotus petal border to the base of the beaker in underglaze blue The saucer and beaker are in excellent condition. The cover has been broken but has been cleanly re-stuck creating an almost invisible repair...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1335613 (stock #EW 2953 )
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£ 1200.00
A very large Chinese porcelain wucai enameled ewer or wine pot of compressed ovoid form with cover decorated with an overall brocade pattern composed of hexagonal cells each containing an enamelled four petal flower inset with two large reserves containing respectively Camelias and Rocks, and Flowering Plum and Rocks. The body of the ewer is comparatively thinly potted, and the handle and spout are simply luted to the body with slip. The ewer was made for the Japanese market...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1335465 (stock #EW 2952)
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$1020.00
A very unusual Chinese version of an Arita copy of a Dutch Delft Apothecary’s Jar, or albarello. I have not seen a similar example. The jar is decorated with four panels of floral motifs in famille rose enamels , alternating with Lotus Flowers supporting a Vase containing Peonies, and Prunus Blossom with a large Camelia bloom. The borders of the panels painted with an elegant Peach leaf arabesque in underglaze cobalt blue...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1334914 (stock #EW 2951)
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A good quality Kakiemon type export plate decorated with a pair of Hoo birds on a rock with flowering bushes. The rim of the dish decorated with a “Birdes in Branches” arabesque with a rather crudely painted Chrysanthemum blooms with birds both sitting and with wings out-stretched. This pattern occurs both in Kakiemon type enamels and in this blue and white version...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1332175 (stock #EW 2950)
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£ 300.00
A medium sized bowl quite heavily potted with an everted rim decorated in the full Imari palette sans aubergine enamels decorated with a series of auspicious motifs. The exterior of the bowl is painted in underglaze blue with a broken band of diaper to the rim, quatrefoil form reserves and Chinese fan shaped reserves. The base with an unusual border pattern of rather naively painted Chrysanthemum demi-florets. Each quatrefoil reserve containing a pussy-foot (clawless) Shishi with stylised cloud...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1331966 (stock #EW 2949)
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An intriguing set of five small dishes kozara decorated in kakiwake sometsuke style with a design of three Chinese boys, karako, manoeuvring a large snow ball, set within a yukiwa snow flake shaped reserve framed by a band of plum blossom set against a dark blue ground. The design is a variant of the “One hundred boys playing” pattern popular on Chinese porcelain from at least the Yongle period. The immediate source of the design would appear to be taken from a woodblock polychrome pri...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1331910 (stock #EW 2948)
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£ 270.00
A large deep bowl with bulls eye base decorated with a Kraak fuyo-de style pattern to the interior and exterior with the central mikomi decorated within a classic Chinese landscape with the figure of the Chinese poet Lin Bu contemplating a small gnarled tree, presumably a Mountain plum, upon a rocky outcrop. Alternatively the figure may represent Li Bai, if so he is gazing at a waterfall, not incorporated in the design, lying beyond the small tree. The bowl measures 28 cm or 11 inches in diam...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1331908 (stock #EW 2947)
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An intriguing set of five small dishes kozara decorated in kakiwake sometsuke style with a design of three Chinese boys, karako, manoeuvring a large snow ball, set within a yukiwa snow flake shaped reserve framed by a band of plum blossom set against a dark blue ground. The design is a variant of the “One hundred boys playing” pattern popular on Chinese porcelain from at least the Yongle period. The immediate source of the design would appear to be taken from a woodblock polychrome prin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1330732 (stock #EW 2946)
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£ 300.00
A dish intended for use in the kaseki meal decorated with three ragged fans inset within an arabesque of Hagi, bushclover, one of the seven plants of Autumn, that makes up the Akikusa-de. The sensu, Japanese folded fan, was often used as a seasonal motif representing the hot and dry months of summer, so the discarded ragged appearance of the fans shows that summer has ended, and that the winds of autumn have arrived. They can be seen in a more general sense as symbols of the transience and frag...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1330731 (stock #EW 2945)
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£ 380.00
A good example of an “Ai Kutani” style dish decorated with a continuous scrolling vine of Peony flowers with Peony leaves and Buds set against a “frog spawn” type ground, which is typical of the period; see Volume II of the Shibata Collection no 347 for an identical border arabesque there dated circa 1670-80. The reverse of the dish is decorated with a gently undulating vine arabesque incorporating auspicious gobenka, flowers with five petals – see no 344 from the same volume for a sim...