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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #351325 (stock #J-4/14)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$375
Wonderfully detailed two (2) metal (silver and gold color in the eyes) sculpture of a rabbit sitting on his haunches.The forepaws are slightly crossed and the tail is upturned. Even though one of the ears was broken during transportation from Japan, it has been repaired and there is only a hairline crack which is hardly discernible,(see image #3) unless upon very close inspection. Height is 5.25 inches and overall length is 6.25" Circa is 1890-1910 Meiji era.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1920 item #1109026 (stock #K-11-14Eld)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$1,385
A very large and special (17.25 inches or 43.7 cm) KOREAN BLUE & WHITE porcelain Baluster VASE with four different original floral motifs and eight different single auspicious characters in circular shaped roundels.There is the character "su"/longevity, "bok"/good fortune or good luck, "gang"/well-being, and "nyeong/peace...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #351271 (stock #K-002)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to SJ, Ca Thanks!
Korean Whitewear JAR with 2 different blue drawings of grapes & vines on the shoulders in ovoid form. There are 5 hairline cracks in the neck; as well as two "kiln cracks," about 3" in length between the neck and the shoulder (along the seam) and an additional similiar crack between the footrim and the body. None of these detract from the beauty of the shape, glaze and paintings. There are no cracks in the body of the Jar itself...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #479364 (stock #P-021)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to HI
PERSIAN (Iran) Hand Made COPPERWARE VESSEL which was probably originally used to cook rice over a wooden fire. No decoration other than where the pieces of metal were joined. Nice shape, nice patina. Dimensions are 5 1/8 inches in diameter at the rim (13 cms.) and a 7" diameter at the bottom (17.8 cms.) and a height of 3.25 inches or 8.5 cms. Circa: early 1900's.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #256849 (stock #C-005)
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$95
Blue & White porcelain Chinese OPIUM (pipe) JAR, with an underglaze blue floral design. Condition: There are no rim chips but there are several hairline cracks and a few small kiln errors. It's 2" in height with a 1.75" diameter. Circa: 18th C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #354161 (stock #J-1039)
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SOLD to Kobe Japan,- from CHRISTIE'S Amsterdam, see below.
Standing, SIGNED by Masamitsu, Japanese Ivory NETSUKE depicting Okame with long hair holding an upturned (phallic) mushroom. Purchased at Christies in Amsterdam, see catalog, "Asian Ceramics and Works of Art," dated 8 May 2001, Lot #50, pg. 22. Condition: Perfect. Height is 1.6 inches or 4.1 cms. Circa: Meiji era, late 19th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #257182 (stock #C-011)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$120
A small (2.15" x 2.25") Chinese porcelain JAR with a Blue & White floral motif and a clear crackled glaze. Condition is fair. There are two small rims chips and 3-4 indentations near the footrim. Circa: Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #809045 (stock # CK - 11)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to NYC
Carl Kempe Chinese Ceramic Collection, # 691, an egg-shell porcelain DISH with pure white glaze, saucer shaped with shallow rounded sides on a low foot of wedge shaped section, the very slightly domed shaped base masterly decorated on the interior in "an hua" technique with a pair of mighty five-clawed dragons with scaly sinuous bodies (see picture # 5) racing around the sides chasing the flaming pearl of wisdom to surround the nianho (see picture #6) encircled at the centre of the bowl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1028982 (stock #CH-10/E/4)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$1,250
Cowan's Fine & Decorative Art auction, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, June 25, 2016, Lot # 802
A transitional (1640-1680) Chinese porcelain BEAKER VASE with an inscribed dragon motif around the circumference of the vase with a Blanc de Chine white glaze. Condition is quite good although there is a 3/8 of an inch hairline crack in the rim (inside & out) and slight glaze chip on the rim as well. Otherwise in good condition. Circa: 17th Century. Height is 8 inches (20.7 cm) and width at rim is 4.75 inches (12 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #601131 (stock #J-314)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$230
Japanese pottery Tsuiteki (waterdropper) in rectangualr form with a tiger and bamboo design in relief. Light celadon glaze with an "iron spot." Included a kiriwood box and cover with inscription. Dimensions are 3.5 inches x 2.5" x 1". There are some small knicks and "rim chips" on the top and bottom of this item. Circa: 1890-1910.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #474500 (stock #P-007)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$340
Iranian (Persia) COPPER-ware PITCHER with a foliated rim, long graduated spout and ornate handle. All hand-made with a minimal amount of decoration. Very strong, heavy and utilitarian! Nice patina, good condition. Height is 12.75 inches or 32.4 cms. and the diameter of the rim is 3.5" or 8.9 cms and the diameter of the shoulder is 6.4 inches or 16.2 cms. Circa: early 20th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #470516 (stock #C-2008)
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SOLD- Lot #213 from Christie's NYC auction 9/20/2005, disaccessioned from the St. Louis Art Museum
Chinese "soft paste," porcelain JUNYAO Tripod Censer, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)of globular form supported on three low legs and with a pair of upright rectangular handles cutout in the center to accommodate a pair of projecting loop handles, covered with a crackle-suffused glaze of milky pale blue tone pooling to a darker color below the handles and thinning on the edges to show the reddish ware beneath...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #357362 (stock #J-1003)
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$550
for set of 5, 19th C TRAYS
Japanese RED (with black lacquer "butterfly" legs) LACQUER TRAYS,19TH Century; a complete set of five (5) with distinctive shaped corners and legs. Condition is excellent, structurally sound and the lacquer is in good shape overall, with the exception of slight loss of lacquer on the bottom, due to age. Dimensions are 12.5 x 12.5 x 3 inches in height. Circa: 1800-1868.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1099414 (stock #K-11-13NYC)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$400
similar item at Christie's in NYC on 18 Sept. 2001, Lot# 307 realized $1,528. see pix #6
Korean faceted (11 sides) "Honey" POT with matching cover are the most uniquely "Korean" of pots! Also know as "seoganju" or "oja" in Japanese. Condition is good, some glaze bursts and bubbles which is typical with graduations of rich brown glaze. Height is 8.5 inches or 21.5 cm. Circa: 18th/19th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #808363 (stock # CK-5)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to dealer in London
Carl Kempe Collection of Chinese Ceramics # 52, a Green-glazed EWER, Tang Dynasty, 9th Century, "Yo-chou-yao." Robustly-potted ovoid body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall narrow neck with flaring cup-shaped rim, set to one side with a strap handle and to the other with a short cylindrical spout and divided by a pair of loop handles at the shoulder, covered overall with an olive-green glaze falling neatly above the foot to reveal the reddish-brown body. Provenance: Collection of F...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #957123 (stock #C-0509)
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Sold
Chinese stonewear (tea) BOWL with black Cizhou glaze applied thickly over the finely potted cup with a slightly everted rim. Song Dynasty. There are some "losses" as expected with some scratching on both the inside and outside of the cup. No apparent chips cracks or restorations. Diameter is 4.75 inches (12.2 cms) and height is 2 7/8 of an inch or (7.4 cms.) Note: the "red" color in the photographs are a reflection!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #867876 (stock #C-20096)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Your serious offer will be considered- purchased from Sotheby's Paris,
Chinese baluster-shaped BLUE & WHITE porcelain VASE, Kangxi period (1662-1722) with a prunus (plum blossom) design on a "cracked ice" background! There is a double blue underglaze circle on the base. (see photo) Deaccensioned from the Ulricehamn Museum in Sweden, from The Tectus Collection #121. Published in "Chinese Ceramic Treasure's," The Museum of Art & Far Eastern Antiquities in Ulricehamn, 2002, page 349, #121. Purchased @ Sotheby's in Paris, Dec. 18, 2009...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1075070 (stock #K-11-5)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Price on Request
A large Korean white wear JAR in baluster form on a raised foot ring with a short neck and everted lip applied overall with a matt slightly blue crackled transparent overglaze. Height is 16 3/8inches (41.5 cm) and width at shoulder is 14 inches (35.5 cm) Condition is good, some iron spots, no chips or restoration. Circa: 19th Century.