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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1358102 (stock #EW3023)
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$210.00
A small bronze mirror of bulls eye form, 69mm in diameter 7.5mm in height with a rounded boss surrounded by a thin raised concentric ring to the centre with a raised edge and partial concave profile to the rim. The mirror is in very good condition, please see photos. Shipping within the UK is included in the sterling price and worldwide tracked shipping in the US dollar price.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1358098 (stock #EW3022)
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A finely enamelled Japanese export bowl decorated with Chrysanthemums and Peonies between a pair of Fan Shaped reserves of Kiku form. The petals alternating between a gilt leaf and tendril blue brocade and an unusual iron red shaded wash. The veins of the gilt leaves created by the use of a scraffito technique. The interior with a band of peony and prunus sprigs. The central well of the bowl decorated with an iron red and gilt kiku mon. A single ring to the interior of the foot-rim of the bowl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1358089 (stock #EW3021)
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The design of this mirror has not entirely escaped the conventions of earlier Kagami-e (Long handled Mirrors) of the late Muromachi –Momoyama era, which are essentially mirrors of conventional round form retaining a central boss to which a handle has been attached. In this example the Cranes are arranged directly opposite each other, their beaks meeting with that of the kame, to create a T form; a convention that appears in the late 16th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1358088 (stock #EW3020)
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A small bronze, hakudo (white bronze), early handled mirror 17.2cm long. The mirror portion measuring 7.7cm in diameter. Typically for an early bronze mirror, it is basically a round handleless mirror, even down to a pierced boss for the attachment of a ribbon, with an attached handle...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1356387 (stock #EW3019)
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A pair of Namasu or small serving bowls in revived Kakiemon style decorated with a depiction of the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove in low moulded relief; here represented by just two of them. The Sages were synominous with a hedonistic lifestyle of drinking and poetry. The foliate rims of the dishes are painted with a fuchi beni, iron brown glaze...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1355939 (stock #EW 3018)
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A large Japanese Imari dish of saucer form with slightly everted rim decorated in underglaze blue, iron red and gilding with a central motif of a vase on a verandah containing an arrangement of Peony and Chrysanthemum flowers. The cavetto of the dish decorated with an underglaze blue brocade ground inset with three lobed reserves containing Hydrangea, Ajisai, Chrysanthemums, Kiku, and Peonies, Botan. The reverse decorated with three Peony sprigs to the reverse...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1355897 (stock #EW 3016)
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A good Arita sometsuke style dish probably from one of the favoured inner set of kilns at Arita, the so-called Uchiyama kilns. The dish is decorated with a border of stylised waves, painted in reverse style, with a single branch of a Camelia Tree in the centre. The underside of the dish decorated with a pair of sketchily painted Gourd vines. For an identical dish see no 216 of the Shibata Collection Part II at page 87...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1355889 (stock #EW 3015)
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A Namasu or small serving bowl in revived Kakiemon style decorated with a depiction of the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove in low moulded relief; here represented by just two of them. The Sages were synominous with a hedonistic lifestyle of drinking and poetry. The foliate rim of the dish with a fuchi beni, brown glaze. The central roundel in the well of the bowl decorated with a Namban or Tojin style figure of a European with a two legged long tailed dog like creature...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1355884 (stock #EW 3014)
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£ 110.00
A Namasu or small serving bowl in revived Kakiemon style decorated with a depiction of the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove in low moulded relief; here represented by just two of them. The Sages were synominous with a hedonistic lifestyle of drinking and poetry. The foliate rim of the dish with a fuchi beni, brown glaze. The central roundel in the well of the bowl decorated with a Namban or Tojin style figure of a European with a two legged long tailed dog like creature...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1355879 (stock #EW 3013)
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An interesting dish of moulded Kraak form decorated with a partially obscured Chinese four toed Dragon painted in underglaze cobalt blue with gilt outlined enamelled auspicious clouds framed by a band of stylised Chrysanthemum demi-florets to the rim. The reverse of the dish is decorated in underglaze blue with stylised Chinese style auspicious clouds and a six character mark for the Emperor Yongzheng...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1355878 (stock #EW 3012)
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£ 180.00
A set of five Sake cups of tapering cylyndrical form, nozoki, decorated in underglaze blue with a diaper border, renzuku mon, to inside of the mouth, and an iron red diaper ground inset with shaped reserves or mikomi, each containg a gilt outlined and enameled Suisen, the Japanese Narcissus with Chrysanthemum demi florets in iron red and gilt with matsuawabishi mon in underglaze blue flanking them...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1355877 (stock #EW 3011)
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£ 130.00
A pair of Hirado dishes decorated with scenes adapted from the woodcuts of Utagawa Hiroshige. The dish on the left hand side is adapted from the Sixty Nine Stations of the Kiso Kaido, principally the station at Itabishi and in part, the pedlar with basket, the station at Takasaki. The dish on the right hand side shows a group of figures struggling against a gale probably inspired by the woodcutShono Shono from the Fifty three Stations on Tokaido Highway, but adapted with a great deal of licence...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1353655 (stock #EW 3005)
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An interesting namasu, serving dish or bowl, decorated entirely with green, aubergine, yellow, black and red enamels. A palette and style of decoration not dissimilar to that used in the mid seventeenth century that covers the whole of the interior of a dish with enamel decoration. In this case the enamelling disguises an unglazed ring to the interior of the bowl that would have enabled another dish to be stacked on it in the saggar...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1353654 (stock #EW 3004)
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A late Eighteenth century hexagonal form drinking cup painted with panels of Birds with various flowers, Chrysanthemums, Persimmon and Peach flowers with accompanying panels of reverse. The kacho-ga paintings are exceptionally well painted. The interior of the cup painted with a band of flowering Camellia and Peaches set against a dark blue ground. The bottom of the bowl decorated with further a pair of Camelias, and Peach branches. A four character Chenghua reign mark to the interior of the fo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1353653 (stock #EW 3003)
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An Arita long dish of sampan form somewhat deeper and narrower than usually found. Painted with an idealised Chinese style landscape incorporating the elements of water and land. The cavetto painted with stylised lotus flowers enmeshed within a Hagi-karakusa, Bush clover vine arabesque. Gobenka with karakusa motifs to the sides of the dish, and a similar auspicious Lozenge (one of the Eight Precious objects) with karakusa at each end. A four character fukichosun mark to the interior of the foo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1353651 (stock #EW 3002)
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A long dish of conventional form decorated in senbeki, pencilled, style with a pair of four toed Chinese Dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls all set against a lightening field. The central reserve decorated with stylised tadpole like thunder bolts. The reverse decorated with further lightening motifs and pearls. A small square seal mark containing the character Ho, precious treasure. Shards with this mark have been recovered from the kiln site of the Hokaoyama kiln dating to the late mid Ed...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1353650 (stock #EW 3001)
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A pair of Arita plates decorated in underglaze blues with enamels. The centre painted with a large tripod censer containing Spring flowering Peonies on a low table flanked by a pair of flower vases, containing Autumn flowering Pinkes and Chrysanthemums with a pair of birds. The rim painted with a pair of Hoo birds with Chrysanthemums and Peonies. The plate on the left uses blue enamels, as found in the Kakiemon palette, rather than aubergine enamels as used on the right. The reverse un-decorate...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1352582 (stock #EW 2996)
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£ 150.00
An unusual Arita bowl decorated to the exterior with an auspicious Hundred Chinese Boys pattern, baizi tu, which shows karako, Chinese boys, engaged in various playful activities, principally Fan and Flag waving, moving large objects and chasing chicken. There may be references to various Chinese folk tales within the procession. The enormous water jar is probably a reference to the tale of Sima Guang and so on. Some of the figures may represent avatars of the Eight immortals identifiable by th...