EastWest Gallery - Chinese, Japanese and English Ceramics.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1341458 (stock #EW 2981)
EastWest Gallery
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A large shallow bowl decorated in Kenjo Imari style with a central motif of a leaping Shishi with a peony branch framed by n under-glaze blue wave border with an elaborate diaper brocade ground inset with “S” and “C” scroll shaped reserves containing floral motifs, including Camelias, and peach form stylised Shou medallions in iron red and gilt framed by a further diaper border in under-glaze blue...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1341453 (stock #EW 2980)
EastWest Gallery
$190.00
A good Arta dish of awabigata form decorated in somenishikide style with a pattern of various shellfish and plants with a seascape of waves and plovers above. A brocade band of Karakusa scroll in iron red and gilt inset in a “pea green” enamel ground framing the composition combined with gilding to rim. The exterior painted with waves and boats...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1341451 (stock #EW 2979)
EastWest Gallery
£ 130.00
A good Arta dish of awabigata form decorated in somenishikide style with a pattern of various shellfish and plants with a seascape of waves and plovers above. A brocade band of Karakusa scroll in iron red and gilt inset in a “pea green” enamel ground framing the composition combined with gilding to rim. The exterior painted with waves and boats...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1341206 (stock #EW 2977)
EastWest Gallery
£ 120.00
A fine Italian hard paste porcelain tea-bowl and saucer of elegant proportions manufactured at the “Le Nove” factory in Venice. Decorated with a restrained pattern of scattered gilly flowers within a simple gilded blue border to the rim. Both tea-bowl and saucer bare the star mark of the factory An identical tea bowl and saucer is in the collection of the V&A museum (London), Museum number C276&A-1918; see the V&A website for full details...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1341204 (stock #EW 2976)
EastWest Gallery
£ 500.00
A set of five late 17th Century Arita plates decorated with an auspicious Lotus arabesque in ring form partially obscured by the rim and contained within a pair of circumferential rings. The reverse decorated with a simplified lotus Arabesque. The porcelain is of quite a fine quality and the plates are supported by a set of three spurs arranged in a triangular form. The plates are in overall good condition with some minor kiln flaws, no cracks or restoration...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1341104 (stock #EW 2975)
EastWest Gallery
£ 150.00
A set of five Arita sake cups, guinomi, in tsutsu-gata form decorated in sometsuke style with a scrolling vine arabesque, hagi-karakusa, imitating the habit of the Bush clover, hagi, a member of the Vetch family one of the seven plants emblematic of Autumn...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1340285 (stock #EW 2974)
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A set of five drinking cups, choko, that are decorated with a pattern of underglaze blue bifurcated pines set against a ground of iron red bamboo leaves, with an irregular cloud shaped reserve containing a gilt and iron red prunus tree with a pine bark lozenge superimposed containing a stylised cherry blossom motif set against a seeded green ground...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1340022 (stock #EW 2973)
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A set of five soba choko, straight sided cups, so called boars mouth cups, decorated with a pattern of a grape vine and a wasp (hachi, bee, wasp or hornet) an autumnal motif. Curiously the grapes have been inverted to resemble the more familiar pomegranate. These would have probably been used for serving sake rather than soba noodles. The cups measure in 8cm diameter and are 6.4cm in height. They are in excellent condition, no cracks, chips or restoration...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1339936 (stock #EW 2972)
EastWest Gallery
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A curious set of sake cups decorated with auspicious leaping Carp, Koi, amongst water weeds with stylised waves with ao-dama, blue balls decorated with a repeating scale or imbricated wave pattern, seigaiha, painted in a limited palette of just iron red, gilt and underglaze cobalt blue. The base of the cup painted with an overlapping lotus leaf border. The rim of the bowls decorated with a diaper pattern with small reserves containing auspicious lotus flowers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1339316 (stock #EW 2971)
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A large Korean celadon glazed stoneware bowl with incised decoration of a pair of stylised birds, presumably Pheonixes or possibly Cranes. The bowl dates to the late 11th or the 12th century. The bowl measures 8 inches in diameter and stands 2.5 inches high at the rim. There is one extremely fine hairline crack to the rim that is scarcely visible to to the naked eye. There are no chips, frits cracks or restoration. Additional images on request.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1338855 (stock #EW 2969)
EastWest Gallery
£ 150.00
A rare pair of miniature vases of hexagonal baluster form vases with the elegant proportions typical of the early eighteenth century c.1700-1720. Each vertical compartment decorated with flowers, chrysanthemums, pinkes and peonies. These belong to a class of porcelain that can be best described as toyes, small novelty collectables. The vases measure approximately 11.5cms (4.5 inches in height) in height and 5.5cms in diameter. The interiors are unglazed...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1338742 (stock #EW 2968)
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A very unusual export dish decorated with an aubergine enamelled dragon set against a black ground and green clouds in a circle with a central Chrysanthemum motif. The border painted in a three colour Imari palette of Peonies and Irises. The reverse is undecorated. The dish is in excellent condition with no cracks, chips or restoration...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1338740 (stock #EW 2967)
EastWest Gallery
£ 120.00
A very unusual export dish decorated with an aubergine enamelled dragon set against a black ground and green clouds in a circle with a central Chrysanthemum motif. The border painted in a three colour Imari palette of Peonies and Irises. The reverse is undecorated. The dish is in excellent condition with no cracks, chips or restoration...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1338737 (stock #EW 2966)
EastWest Gallery
£ 150.00
A covered bowl or tureen probably made for the European market, but of conventional Japanese form, decorated with a pattern of Peony branches to the exterior in iron red and underglaze blue with green and black enamels and gilding. The interior painted with an enamelled green and black peony petal mon covering a round area of unglazed biscuit porcelain, that suggests that further bowls may have been stacked within the bowl during the original firing...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1338492 (stock #EW 2965)
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A small Hirado porcelain koro with reticulated kagome basket weave panels, salamander form handles, and small scroll feet...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1338363 (stock #EW 2964)
EastWest Gallery
£ 45.00
A finely painted Imari bowl with foliate border with a fuyo-de style pattern with a central motif of precious objects, takaramono, in this example represented by a Conch shell, a Book and a pair of Whisks, a conflation of the traditional Buddhist and Daoist treasures. The rim of the dish divided into eight compartments, four with stylised lotus blossom, and two with auspicious peaches and persimmons, symbols of longevity and fecundity. The rim decorated with Buddhist jewelled pendants and ogee f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1338360 (stock #EW 2963)
EastWest Gallery
£ 200.00
A pair of Arita dishes decorated with a central motif of Persimmons and a rocks. The cavetto decorated with six alternating panels showing stylised Peonies, and Rocks, bamboo and flowering Prunus. The patterns showing a striking similarity to that used for VOC orders produced at the Hikeoba and Sarugawa kilns. For am armorial example with the same border pattern see no 291 “Fine and Curious” dated to the marriage of the Francois De vicq and Alleta Pancras (1677), or possibly ordered durin...
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. The design ...