Shibui Art. Fine Japanese and Chinese Works of Art Shibui Art, subtle...
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #474500 (stock #P-007)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$340.00
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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #865154 (stock #C-20093)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
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Chinese Liao Dynasty (907-1125) Three color molded earthenware PLATTER with flower motif of 3 incised blossoms and a "leaf pattern" background incised into the biscuit. Masahiko Sato in his book "Chinese Ceramics," Weatherhill, 1981 states on pg. 112, "Produced in the 11th C...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #475763 (stock #J-93)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$330.00
The largest, diameter of 10 inches or 25.4 cms,of a set of three (3) JAPANESE Ceremonial LACQUER BOWLS, with an image of the God, "DAIKOKU-Sama," of the God that makes all things possible...with his magic hammer, in gold. There is two small spots on the rim which were attempted to be repaired and show a lighter color of lacquer than the overall color, and the face of the God is worn and a little fuzzy; otherwise, this bowl is in pretty good shape overall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #957123 (stock #C-0509)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
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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 : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #480387 (stock #P-330)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to HI
PERSIAN (Iran) Hand-Made COPPERWARE BOWL with outside banded decoration and paisley designs with a short foot. Suitable for African Violets. Interesting patina, good condition. Diameter is 7.85 inches or 20 cms. and the height is 3.75 inches or 9.3 cms. Circa: early 20th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #474908 (stock #J-2009)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to WA. Thank you!
Very Shibui Japanese cast-iron body Tetsubin TEA KETTLE with a Bronze Lid and a Plum Blossom knob! The inside of the top is signed in four Kanji (characters) and says in part, "Kin-Se-Do." The handle is a wonderfully scalloped shape. Condition is fine. The dimensions are height 9 inches, 22.9 cms. and diameter is 7.5 inches or 19cms. Circa 1860-1890.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1198606 (stock #AI-7)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Price on Request
Americna Indian ACOMA antique olla with beautiful patina. Traditional geometric designs red (orange) & black on a hand wiped white slip background. Base is flat & shows signs of wear. Very high shoulder. Purchased from a reputable New Mexico dealer. circa: 1910. Dimensions: 4 1/8" x 7 3/8" diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #354915 (stock #J-298)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold - disacenssioned from Strong Museum, Rochester, NY
A beautifully modeled, with great detail (complete with private male parts) BIZEN, Japanese Shishi, lion-dog mythological animal almost always found at the gates of Buddhist temples. There is some slight damage to the back of the neck, the tail and both eyebrows. (see photos)but these damages are easy to live with considering that this is pre 1868! Circa: 1800-1840's. The number 75.1883 is written on the right lower foot. It was disacenssioned from the M. Strong Museum in Rochester, NY...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #601131 (stock #J-314)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$230.00
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 : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #807643 (stock # CK-1)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to Europe.
Carl Kempe Collection of Chinese Ceramics, #208; large porcelain pear shaped VASE with tubular neck, everted foot and dragon handles. Lavender glaze with large black crackle. "Ko" or "Ge" type. Qianlong Dynasty (1736-1795) Height is 15.4 inches (39.5 cms) and diameter is 7 3/8 inches (19 cms) Includes hand carved wooden stand with "CK 208" yellow and red label on bottom. Purchased at Sotheby's in Paris, France, Lot # 95...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #257999 (stock #C-13)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold, thank you Hong Kong
PAIR of Chinese eggshell-porcelain BOWLS decorated in polychrome enamels with poetry (10 characters), pine trees and running horses! Ku-Yueh-Hsuan Style Decoration with the Blue Nien Hao (Seal reign mark) Ta Ching Chien Lung Nien-Chieh(1736-1796) on the base. Condition: One Bowl is perfect, the other has 2 hairline cracks; one is from the rim 1.5" in length,the other is also from the rim of the same bowl and is approx. 3" in length and runs to the dragon medallion in the center of the bowl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1229423 (stock #J-014)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$420.00
Hexagonal Japanese HIRADO Blue & White VASE with two Dragons in relief. Condition is perfect no chips,cracks,fritting or restorations. Circa late Meiji 1890-1912. Height is 6.75 inches or 17 cms.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1108715 (stock #O-42)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sale Pending
Indian copper religious sculpture of GANESHA on a brass base which is hollowed out. This small very charming indeed enchanting figure of Ganesha is well rendered even though some detail on the face has been lost over the centuries due to devotees propensity to touch their Gods! This is 16th Century and the height is only 2 1/8 of an inch (6.7 cm) x 1 1/2 inches (3.6 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #352262 (stock #J-11030)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$320.00
Large Blue & White Japanese PLATE (with a slightly scalloped edge,) depicting a massive pine tree and a delicate plum tree. Fair condition with one small rim chip and a 2 inch (5cm.) hairline crack. Hand painted decoration on the back sides. Circa: Mid-Meiji Era, 1880-1900. Diameter is almost 14 inches (35.5 cms.) with a height of 2 inches (5 cms.)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #357497 (stock #J-1204)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
SOLD, thank you, Rio Verde, AZ.
Japanese Blue & White porcelain CHARGER with a scalloped edge and a "kiku," (Chrysanthemum) design hand painted in real underglaze cobalt blue. Diameter is 16 inches (40.6 cms.) Condition is perfect except for a few slight scratches on the glaze. Circa: Late Edo era, 1800-1868.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #103868 (stock #J-19)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$2,900.00
These Japanese IMARI matching baluster vases, circa 1890's are in absolutely perfect condition. Purchased @ Christie's in Amsterdam,(see Lot #120, Pg. 38, "Asian Ceramics and Works of Art," 8 May 2001.) Decorated with 4 shaped panels enclosing alternately a garden scene with song birds, and two dragons contesting the flaming pearl amidst clouds and foliage, enclosed by washed-blue bands below a dense foliate ground ro to the shoulder and the slightly flaring rim...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #808608 (stock #CK- 9)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to Europe
Carl Kempe Chinese Ceramics Collection # 586 PAIR of Fukien porcelain LIBATION CUPS, MING Dynasty (17th C.) with two incised poems (translated below) on each surface of each octagonal cup! Deep, octagonal oblong section with widening lip and four low feet and ivory-coloured glaze. Illegible seal-mark.17th Century, Ming Dynasty. Condition: excellent, one small firing crack on the inside of each cup which does not show through to the outside...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #192168 (stock #J-1010)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$520.00
Two Japanese Shinto Gods, Ebisu with this fish under his left arm, he represents the daily food and Daikoku, happy God of wealth hr holds his magic hammer which, when struck, will produce anything wished for. He is standing on rice bags and together with Ebisu they symbolize food (rice and fish) and therefore wealth. Images of these two Gods together are often displayed in the show window of small shops or small eating places in Japan...