EastWest Gallery - Chinese, Japanese and English Ceramics.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1300172 (stock #2859)
EastWest Gallery
£ 55.00
A namasu of slightly flattened form with an inturned rim. Decorated in nishiki-de style with a combination of underglaze blue, gilding and gilt outlined enamels typical of the late Mid Edo period c.1750-80. The central mikomi incorporating auspicious peonies painted in underglaze blue with two eliptical reserves containing a beached boat and elements of a landscape. Framed by a band containing two partially obscured dragons chasing flaming pearls...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1300169 (stock #2842)
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A fine quality five colour Arita shallow saucer dish decorated with Cherry branches and storm waves, arashi-nami, awash with fallen rafts of cherry blossom. Presumably the design is a play on the words nami, wave, and hannami, cherry viewing, and the design derived from a contemporary or earlier textile pattern. The reverse of the dish simply decorated with cherry blossom. Dating early Eighteenth century, circa 1700-20. The dish is in good condition with no cracks chips or restoration...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1299966 (stock #2863)
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A large straight sided beaker, soba choku, or possibly from its size a mukuzuke decorated with a dragon, ryuu, and clouds, kuomo, its body forming a quadrilobed reserve with a flaming pearl framed by a Matsukawabishi, pine bark lozenge, set against a scrolling foliage ground. A ring form shochikubai motif to the interior and diaper border to the rim. The beaker measures 10cm in diameter and stands 7.5cm high. It is in good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration. Shipping at Cost.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1299965 (stock #2861)
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£ 135.00
A dish of square form with slightly upturned corners decorated with a central motif of a Shochikubai mon. Here an interwoven symmetrical arrangement of the three elements of the Three Friends of Winter, rather than the more common ring format. This style of shochiku-mon appears to date from the Kyoho to the Horeki era. The remainder of the dish decorated with stylised dragons set against a ground of lightening and auspicious clouds and cash...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1299964 (stock #2860)
EastWest Gallery
£ 135.00
A dish of square form with slightly upturned corners decorated with a central motif of a Shochikubai mon. Here an interwoven symmetrical arrangement of the three elements of the Three Friends of Winter, rather than the more common ring format. This style of shochiku-mon appears to date from the Kyoho to the Horeki era. The remainder of the dish decorated with stylised dragons set against a ground of lightening and auspicious clouds and cash...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1297474 (stock #2855)
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An Arita soba choko, inoguchi, decorated with two panels of quite crudely painted Peonies, and two narrower panels containing a Peach branch with three fruits. An hakami border to the base of the beaker. Diaper border to the rim and gobenka motif within a double ring to the well of the beaker. It measures 8.3cm in diameter and stands 6.8cm high and is in good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration. Shipping at Cost
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1297473 (stock #2854)
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A straight sided soba choku, inoguchi, hog mouthed beaker, probably originating from the Hasami kilns in the Saga fief, decorated with what appears to be a branch of a Peach tree displaying three Peaches, momo, symbols of longevity inset in a window within a pattern of sarasa, bamboo leaves, and crossed bamboo canes. The inner rim decorated with a diaper border, and a stamped gobenka within a double ring...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1297464 (stock #2853)
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An Arita Soba Choko painted a ground of triangular shaped reserves with a window containing a so-called Tang flower, karahanamon, a flower of precious appearance. The foot is decorated with a so-called hakama border pattern, and the interior of the rim is decorated with a diaper border and a Three Friends of Winter ring, kanjō shōchikubai, within a double ring within the well of the beaker...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1297463 (stock #2852)
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An Arita Soba Choko decorated with an overlapping pattern of Peony petals, sō botan hanabira bun, with a window containing a pair of auspicious Precious Objects, a Fly Whisk and three Scrolls bound, by ribbons, mado e takara. This motif appears to have been borrowed from Chinese Kraak style patterns of the late Ming period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1297462 (stock #2851)
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An Arita soba choko or inoguchi, hog mouthed beaker, decorated in underglaze blue with a pattern of imbricated “wave pattern” roundels, seigaihamon marumon, set against a cross hatched ground, Kōsa-sen bun, framed by vertical pillar divisions with demi floret terminals. The base of the beaker decorated with a simplified stiff leaves and flowers border. The inner rim decorated with a diaper border and the interior with a gobenka motif within a double ring...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1297365 (stock #2850)
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$1450.00
A pair of very early Arita jars of ovoid form, apparently following a Dutch Delftware interpretation of a Chinese late Ming original. The design seems to be a combination of two late Ming patterns arranged on top of each other...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1297363 (stock #2849)
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£ 430.00
A good early Arita Ewer of European form, probably derived from a German stoneware precedent, and decorated in the style of Chinese Transitional export ware with a repeating pattern of bands of Birds and flowers. The jug stands 21.5cm and is in good condition with no chips or restorations, a short trivial hairline to the rim and to the handle, see image no 5. These are usually dated to the period 1660-80...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1297353 (stock #2848)
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£ 100.00
A very unusual dish decorated in somenishiki-de style with a fanciful landscape featuring a Namban figure, a Portuguese perhaps rather than a Dutchman, accompanied by a servant with parasol, walking to and from some sort of compound in the background with a curious barrel shaped tower. The well of the bowl and the exterior decorated in underglaze blue with a Shou symbol, Kotobuki, and three pussy foot Dragons to the exterior of the bowl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1297351 (stock #2847)
EastWest Gallery
£ 300.00
A very unusual shallow bowl decorated in somenishiki-de style with a fanciful landscape featuring a Namban figure, a Portugese perhaps rather than a Dutchman, accompanied by a servant with parasol, walking to and from some sort of compound in the background with a curious barrel shaped tower. The well of the bowl and the exterior decorated in underglaze blue with a Shou symbol, Kotobuki, and three pussy foot Dragons to the exterior of the bowl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1297336 (stock #2846)
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£ 230.00
A fine Arita Chawan, rice bowl and cover, decorated with a tripartite scheme. The design quite cleverly incorporates the three principal styles or schools of Japanese Art of the late Edo period, the Namban, the Rimpa and the Bunjinga School. The first panel shows a Dutchman, gaijin, holding a cane standing in front of a table upon which there is a crackle glazed vase with Peacock feathers and a brush-pot...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1297335 (stock #2845)
EastWest Gallery
£ 230.00
A fine Arita Chawan, rice bowl and cover, decorated with a tripartite scheme...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1293576 (stock #2839)
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A small cast bronze figure of a seated monkey with a somewhat pensive expression intended for use as both a scroll weight and a brush rest probably Japanese and 19th century in date. Similar models exist with the same pose that have been hollowed out and used as water droppers. The figure has been extensively cold worked, some minor casting flaws. The bronze weighs 307 gm and stands 80.25 cm high. Shipping at Cost.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1293336 (stock #2835)
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A fine mid 18th century square shaped dish decorated with an all-over scrolling vine arabesque over-laid with reserves of shishiki (poem cards)and tanazu (poem slips) form containing respectively a classic sansuiga landscape and a repeating kacho-ga motif of bird and flowers, possibly from its context a Literary reference. This class of design ultimately derives from textile designs. The reverse is decorated with a classic karakusa, lotus vine arabesque, in underglaze blue, and a six character ...