All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1267342 (stock #2760)

£ 40.00
A small beaker form vase of square section with vertical barbed halberd shaped vertical flanges dating to the Meji period. The decoration rather than cast has been cold chiselled in “Chinese style”. The upper register contains four seasonal vignettes, Spring Ume ni Egisu, Bush warbler and Plum blosson, Summer, Botan ni Kiji, Autumn Maple and Deer, Shika Momiji-zu, and Winter, Pine and Cranes, Matsu ni Tsuru...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1267340 (stock #2759)

£ 180.00
A good early example of an Arita grass hopper pattern “Kraak” dish following a Chinese precedent of the late Ming period, Rinaldi Border VII. The dish is in good condition with no cracks, chips or restoration, as is usual there are glazed over chips from the “biscuit” firing, three spur marks to the reverse...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1267339 (stock #2758)

£ 200.00
A dish of flanged form decorated with stylised interlocking ring and ruyi motifs to the rim, an undecorated cavetto, and a central picture of a Landscape of islands and rocky outcrops with three figures in the foreground, one fishing and two others crossing a bridge to join him. A classic Kaiseki composition incorporating all the essential elements of eremeticism...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1267338 (stock #2757)

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A Kakiemon octalobed moulded dish decorated in underglaze blue with a central mikomi of the poet Lin Bu with companion viewing plum blossom in a highly stylised landscape. The rim of the dish decorated with a continuous landscape. Lin Bu was part of a long Chinese eremitic tradition of the high minded scholar choosing the life of the hermit rather than embracing the materialism and corruption of the political world of the Court...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1265844 (stock #2756)

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A moulded tea bowl and matching saucer of lotus form with barbed rim painted in underglaze blue with a “leaping boy” and a “Long Liza” in a landscape holding a fan in alternating panels set against a wave and scroll ground...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1265840 (stock #2755)

$130.00
A kakuzara decorated in a combination of underglaze blue with enamels and gilding...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1265837 (stock #2754)

$130.00
A kakuzara decorated in a combination of underglaze blue with enamels and gilding...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1265385 (stock #2752)

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A large Imari export bowl with a slightly everted rim decorated in a five colour palette. The exterior decorated with wreaths of Irises, and arrangements of Peonies, hanakago-de, with bands of diaper to the rim, and a stiff leaf borders to the base...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1265304 (stock #2751)

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Two mukuzuke or serving cups dating to the late Mid-Edo period circa 1750-80. Each is of unusual cruciform section and decorated with brocade patterns characteristic of the period. The taller may also have functioned as a drinking vessel, choku. It is decorated in gilt outlined enamels with a two panels containing stylised Butterfly hovering over a Gentian flower alternating with panels of Tako-karakusa painted in kakiwake reverse painting style...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1265297 (stock #2750)

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A moulded tea bowl and matching saucer of lotus form with barbed rim painted in under-glaze blue with a “leaping boy” and a “Long Liza” in a landscape holding a fan in alternating panels set against a wave and scroll ground...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1265294 (stock #2749)

£ 180.00
A rare Ko Imari scalloped rimmed dish decorated with an eremetic motif of a scholar’s refuge in an idealised landscape. The rim celadon seji glazed and decorated with a depiction of the Three Friends of Winter in gilt outlined enamels. The reverse of the dish is celadon glazed to the foot-ring. The foot-ring containing a six character mark for the Ming Emperor Chengua and a set of five spur marks in a square or cross formation...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1265291 (stock #2748)

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A flared beaker form vase in Archaistic taste dating to the to the late Ming period. The upper register of the beaker has four cast blade form lappets with diaper decoration incorporating various geometric motifs. The mid-section contains a pair of raised Kui, mythical animals, set against a cast diaper ground divided by four vertical flanges...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1265290 (stock #2746)

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A good early 18th century export dish richly decorated in a three colour palette of underglaze blue, iron red and gilding with a central motif of a large censer containing Peonies, and Irises upon a verandah. The rim is decorated with an arcaded border of eight quadrilobed reserves containing various stylised floral arrangements composed of composite...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1265288 (stock #2745)

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A good circular Ko Imari barber surgeon’s bowl of conventional form decorated with a central ring motif of three symmetrically arranged Pawlonia flowers in enamels, and a pattern of dark blue brocade ground inset with Cherry flowers to the border dividing vignettes of Cherry blossom floating upon a fast flowing stream. The centre of the dish has an unglazed stacking which has been enamelled. The bowl dates to the period 1700-40...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1260667 (stock #2740)

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An oblong shaped dish, a kaku-nagazara, decorated in sometsuke style with a delicately painted dense vine, hagi karakusa, and Lotus arabesque, with a stylised representation of the auspicious ‘Three Friends of Winter’ shochikubai, in the central reserve mikomi of the dish. The reverse painted with the same arabesque pattern has used on the front of the dish, and the interior of the foot-rim with a four character fuki-chosun mark...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1260666 (stock #2739)

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A Ko Imari Arita tea bowl and saucers decorated with a Lotus arabesque karakusa pattern in underglaze blue incorporating auspicious Lotus and Aoi. The tea bowls date to the Genroku Kyoho periods. Blue and white tea bowls tend to be both earlier and rarer than their coloured counterparts. The tea bowl measures 6cm or 2.5 inches in diameter and is 3.5cms, approximately 1.375 inches in height. The accompanying saucer measures 10cms in diameter or just under 4 inches in diameter, and is in excell...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1260665 (stock #2738)

£ 150.00
A rare shuronagata hemp palm form dish decorated with the classic Japanese motif a view of the Isle of Penglai, featuring a pair of Cranes, Tsuru, a gnarled Pine Tree with auspicious jui, fungus, Peonies, Botan, and hollyhocks, Aoi. The reverse decorated with further Peonies sprays. The style of enamelling is characteristic of Kyoho period, c.1715-1735. The shuronagata form is unusual, particularly for what appears to be porcelain intended for the export market, as suggested by the spr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1260664 (stock #2737)

£ 150.00
Ko Imari Horai-zu Shuronagata c.1730 No 1 A rare shuronagata hemp palm form dish decorated with the classic Japanese motif a view of the Isle of Penglai, featuring a pair of Cranes, Tsuru, a gnarled Pine Tree with auspicious jui, fungus, Peonies, Botan, and Mallows, Aoi. The reverse decorated with further Peonies sprays. The style of enamelling is characteristic of Kyoho period, c.1715-1735. The shuronagata form is unusual, particularly for what appears to be porcelain intended for th...