All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1257657 (stock #2730)

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A fine pair of early eighteenth century tea bowls and saucers decorated with a pair of Bijin and a flower cart, hanagurma, carrying a flower basket, hanakago, containing Cherry blossom with Chrysanthemums. The tea bowls and saucers are in good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration, some wear to the enamels and gilding commensurate with their age. The porcelain is of very fine quality and the tea bowls are thinly potted...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1256950 (stock #2728)

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A moulded bowl decorated to the interior with a pair Bijin each carrying a flower, one a Peach bough and the other an Iris, or perhaps Orchid, a symbol of shy retiring female beauty, and intertwined Chrysanthemum blooms and flowering prunus. The outside of the bowl decorated with stylised floral motifs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1256949 (stock #2727)

£ 130.00
A good Imari bowl with some unusual design elements decorated with the auspicious Shishi ni Botan motif. Each leaping Shishi inset with an ogee shaped reserve and set against a ground of Peonies and brocade form clouds. The interior of the bowl decorated with an unusual underglaze blue narrow landscape band with fern croziers, kinsai Chrysanthemum and stream, ryuusuimon motifs. The well decorated with the Three Friends of Winter, the shochikubai. The base unmarked and with a bulls eye base...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1255437 (stock #2726)

£ 110.00
A scalloped form plate decorated with a series of auspicious motifs. A Ginko leaf arabesque ground in underglaze blue inset with three hexalobed reserves containing Karashishi, Chinese lions, each gripping a cash, shippo, tied with gilt ribbon, and a central motif of a shochikubai, the three friends of winter, within a border of scrolling waves. The reverse painted with a Lotus, karakusa, arabesque, and a six character mark for the Emperor Chenghua...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1255430 (stock #2725)

£ 110.00
A scalloped form plate decorated with a series of auspicious motifs. A Ginko leaf arabesque ground in underglaze blue inset with three hexalobed reserves containing Karashishi, Chinese lions, each gripping a cash, shippo, tied with gilt ribbon, and a central motif of a shochikubai, the three friends of winter, within a border of scrolling waves. The reverse painted with a Lotus, karakusa, arabesque, and a six character mark for the Emperor Chenghua...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1255339 (stock #2724)

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A barbed form dish decorated with the so-called “over-the-wall” Dragon pattern that became popular on Chinese Export porcelain during the Yongzheng–Qianlong period, and was subsequently widely adopted by English porcelain factories, notably Bow in the mid 18th century. The body of the dragon is partially concealed beneath the underside of the rim following closely the Chinese original...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1255336 (stock #2723)

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A barbed form dish decorated with the so-called “over-the-wall” Dragon pattern that became popular on Chinese Export porcelain during the Yongzheng–Qianlong period, and was subsequently widely adopted by English porcelain factories, notably Bow in the mid 18th century. The body of the dragon is partially concealed beneath the underside of the rim following closely the Chinese original...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1254902 (stock #2722)

$340.00
A circular dish with slightly everted rim decorated with a landscape freize to the cavetto. The pattern is split into equal halves, by a zigzagging screen wall on one side, and an S shaped motif with ruyi cloud shaped motifs. The first part shows a pair of Go players sitting beneath what appears to be a Bodri Tree in a garden with a scholar’s refuge cum tea house and autumn flowers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1254898 (stock #2721)

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A very rare “mark and period” wucai dish dating to the late Ming period and the reign of the Emperor Tianqi decorated with the Chinese literati subject of the scholar Wang Xizhi standing beneath a Willow tree observing a flock of Geese in flight. Wang Zhi was a noted Chinese scholar and calligraphy master, known as the Sage of Calligraphy, who lived during the Jin Dynasty...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1254547 (stock #2720)

$145.00
A dish of distinctive ribbed petal kikugata form decorated in a three colour palette of under-glaze blue, iron red and gilding. Painted with a central motif of a stylised sansui landscape based on one of the eight views of Omi framed by elaborate symmetrically arranged Thistle sprays, azami, emblematic of spring. The dish measures 22cm in diameter and stands 3cm to the rim...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1254542 (stock #2719)

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A very unusual dish of barbed scalloped form painted in underglaze cobalt blue with the Kraak mesiande grid pattern set against a frogs spawn style ground with a central motif of three rats amongst nyoi houju and wakamatsu, young pines. The cavetto decorated with further nyoi houju and pearl shaped reserve containing a representation of a rat with jewels and young pine...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1254533 (stock #2718)

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A fine quality early Eighteenth century export saucer dish decorated with a central kikkumon and sprays of Chrysanthemums and Prunus branches in a five colour palette sans aubergine enamel. The reverse decorated with three prunus sprays. The dish has elements of slightly raised moulded decoration in the form of three plum flowers and three chrysanthemum blooms...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1254501 (stock #2717)

$750.00
Third of three molded, foliate Kangxi blue and white plates in superb condition. Decorated with eight figures in period costumes in cobalt blue. No chips, cracks, hairlines, repairs or glaze crackle. Please note kiln flaw in the making visible only to the reverse side. About 9-1/4" or 23.5cm diameter. The "sleeve dance" depicted can be traced back at least as early as the Zhou dynasty. Please note the finely decorated reverse side with ring of Lingzhi cartouches...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1254500 (stock #2716)

$750.00
Second of three molded, foliate Kangxi blue and white plates in superb condition. Decorated with eight figures in period costumes in cobalt blue. No chips, cracks, hairlines, repairs or glaze crackle. About 9-1/4" or 23.5cm diameter. The "sleeve dance" depicted can be traced back at least as early as the Zhou dynasty. Please note the finely decorated reverse side with ring of Lingzhi cartouches. Under glaze cobalt blue is identical on all three plates. Additional images on request, Shipping at ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1254498 (stock #2715)

$750.00
First of three molded, foliate Kangxi blue and white plates in superb condition. Decorated with eight figures in period costumes in cobalt blue. No chips, cracks, hairlines, repairs or glaze crackle. About 9-1/4" or 23.5cm diameter. The "sleeve dance" depicted can be traced at least as early as the Zhou dynasty. Please note the finely decorated reverse side with ring of Lingzhi cartouches. The under glaze cobalt blue is identical on all three plates. additional images on request. Shipping at ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1253301 (stock #2714)

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An intriguing octagonal bowl decorated with levitating sennin in various poses enjoying a meal presumably in the Isle of the Immortals. If one looks closely one of the figures is painted with the profile of an ape, which is characteristic of the somewhat playful approach of the Japanese to this type of Chinese subject. The design is painted in reverse style kakiwake. The interior of the bowl is decorated with a Kirin, Kylin, motif. The bowl dates to the late Eighteenth century circa 1780-1800. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1253298 (stock #2713)

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An intriguing octagonal bowl decorated with levitating sennin in various poses enjoying a meal presumably in the Isle of the Immortals. If one looks closely one of the figures is painted with the profile of an ape, which is characteristic of the somewhat playful approach of the Japanese to this type of Chinese subject. The design is painted in reverse style kakiwake. The interior of the bowl is decorated with a Kirin, Kylin, motif. The bowl dates to the late Eighteenth century circa 1780-1800. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1253290 (stock #2712)

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An unusual oval form tray dish panted in reverse style with a scene of Tekkai Sennin, the Chinese Immortal Li Tieguai. Presumably the scene represents his anima, spirit, being drawn into the recently dead body of a crippled beggar, following the unfortunate cremation of his own body, whilst he had been visiting Laozi in spirit form. The scene is painted in kakiwake reverse style. The main part painted in reverse whilst the cloud like anima, that encompasses the dish, has been painted using a shi...