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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #649827 (stock #J-973)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$299
Revised Price
Japanese Arita porcelain BRUSH WASHER in a squat bee-hive form for the scholar's desk. The blue underglaze design depicts the ocean's edge with small houses and trees. It has a slightly raised circular foot and an everted rim. It has a 1 3/8" diameter at the rim, 3 3/8" = widest diameter, 2 3/4" at the foot and is 1 3/8" in height. Excellent condition, no chips, cracks or hairlines, but there is a kiln flaw (star crack) in the center of the base...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #166783 (stock #J-14)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$690
Japanese porcelain bowl with bird and iris center surrounded by a cloud border. The exterior in a bamboo and flower design. Because of this bowl's age (pre 1868) the blue is from cobalt and not an artifical dye. Condition is not perfect. The glaze is in good condition but there is a stapled repair to a hairline crack. Circa Late Edo era, 1800-1868. Diameter=10".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #195564 (stock #J-1036)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$190
Large, 12 inch diameter, Japanese IMARI PLATE, with Chrysanthemum Leaves in the center and yellow and orange Chrysanthemum flowers with butterflies. Condition: two chips(at 12 o'clock and 6 o'clock) were skillfully repaired in Japan and appear white. Circa 1900-1920.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #651948 (stock #J-371)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to VA
Japanese HIRADO porcelain, Blue & White "Bud Vase" in an elongated baluster shaped form, with 3 Palowania leaves in relief and underglaze blue floral designs. Excellent condition, no chips, cracks, hairlines or fritting. Dimensions: diameter at waist is 3.75 inches and height is 2.25 inches. Circa: 1875-1895.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1043442 (stock #J-22010)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold-Purchased @ Christie's in London, exhibited at Kyushu Ceramics Museum.
Japanese porcelain underglaze porcelain Blue & White TRUMPET VASE with a Hoo bird and peony & other flowers design and a floral design inside the spreading mouth of the vase. Condition is fine, but there is a small "kami-kizu" or "kiln crack" about 1 inch or 2.5 cmm in length near the base. It is hardly noticeable. Circa: Late 17th C. Height is 9 5/8 inches or 24 cm. Purchased @ Christie's in London. Part of an exhibit in the Kyushu Ceramics Museum.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #195557 (stock #J-1035)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$130
Japanese Blue & White Porcelain PLATE with deep scalloped edge. There is a coastal scene will hills and trees and ship at sea with an interesting bridge in the foreground. Condition: Overall good, but there is a hairline crack about 2.5" long (at the 10 o'clock position, between the boat and the mountains.) and a small "kama-kizu" (kiln imperfection) Circa: 1880-1899. Diameter is 11.25 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #719125 (stock #J18/19)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to VA
A small round open top HIRADO porcelain brush washer for the scholar's table. Molded in low relief shape of Hotei carrying his sack of goodies - underglaze blue highlights. Excellent condition, 1 5/8 " in height (4.2 cms) and 2.5" (6.4 cms.) in diameter. Excellent condition, no chips, cracks or restorations. Circa: 1890-1920.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1229423 (stock #J-014)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$420
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 : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #717947 (stock #J-1/17)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold
Japanese "coral-glazed" porcelain VASE with a DRAGON chasing the flaming pearl of knowledge! Dynamic dragon in real silver with yellow & green overglaze enamels. Well potted, with no chips, cracks or frits. Excellent condition. There is an unknown studio kiln mark on the bottom (see pix #6) in the same coral color. Height is 4 inches, (or 10.1 cms) with a diameter of 3.5 inches (9 cms.) at the shoulder. Circa: late Taisho, perhaps early Showa.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #651050 (stock #J-749)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$875
Revised price
Japanese porcelain underglaze Blue & White HIRADO Tsuiteki (water dropper) in a rare and unusual "donut shape," with a dragon in the clouds (ether) chasing the flaming (elusive) pearl of knowledge! A fine addition to anyone's Tsuiteki collection! Condition: one very slight "kiln flaw," in the tip of spout (not a crack and not a chip) Overall excellent condition. Dimensions: 3 5/8" from tip to tip, the circular part is 2 1/2" in diameter and the height is 1 1/2 inches. Circa: late Edo, 1840-1868...
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 1920 item #184437 (stock #J-983)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$670
Revised Price
Large (12 inches in height) KUTANI Japanese VASE with three cartouches, one with two kingfishers by a river and flowers, another a temple by the sea with mountains, and the last of fish underwater. The neck is decorated with phoenix birds and Buddhist symbols of scrolls. There is a Kutani mark on the bottom (see enlargement #4) Condition: some loss of decoration (color) on the neck and surrounding the cartouches. No cracks or chips or hairlines.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #352199 (stock #J-037)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$490
Revised Price!
Japanese Blue& White DRAGON PLATE with slightly scalloped edges, in excellent condition except for one 2.5" hairline crack which is only visible from the back (see photo #4) Very striking design and effect with the real colbalt blue, not the German blue dyes which were widely used after 1870. Circa: late Edo era, 1840-1868. Diameter is 11.25 inches or 28.5 cms. Height is almost 2" or 5 cms.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #149554 (stock #J-36)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$490
Revised Price!
Close-up of an open-mouthed dragon's head amid swirling clouds makes this Edo-era plate a beautiful addition to your home! Although it was broken and was skillfully restored the 3 breaks are hardly discernable from the front. Dragon motifs such as this are rare! If you would like a companion to this dragon, another (albeit slightly different design of a dragon, same era, in perfect condition is available. Please inquire...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #195576 (stock #J-1037)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$220
Japanese IMARI DISH with a "Sho-chiku-bai" (pine, plum & bamboo) leaf center with a bamboo root and 4 Bats in orange on the border. Bright, vibrant colors, turquoise and yellows and greens with the cobalt blue underglaze. Handpainted scrolling floral design on the back in underglaze blue. Condition: no chips or cracks or repairs, but the dish is a bit warped when it was fired in the kiln, (see enlargement #3) Circa 1900-1920.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #196594 (stock #J-54)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$3,300
Revised Price!
LARGE 14.4 inch diameter JAPANESE Blue & White porcelain BOWL from the late Edo era. This bowl which was made with the "lost-wax" method of design/glazing has a flying crane in the center surrounded with bird and floral catouches. There is a kiln mark on the back in underglaze blue. Because this bowl was made prior to the artificial German dyes; it is a rich deep colbalt blue color. There is a hairline crack which is barely discernable from the front and a small rim chip. Circa: 1820-1860...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #957131 (stock #J-2013)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$190
Japanese porcelain Blue & White CENSER (Koro) with a Phoenix in underglaze blue scrolling around the body which is . Two pieces, lid and body. Well potted and extremely well painted Phoenix. Taisho era, 1910-1920. Condition is good. Height is 3.75 inches or (9.5 cms) and diameter is 3 5/8 of an inch or (9.2 cms.)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1229223 (stock #J-013)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$320
Japanese HIRADO Blue & White porcelain fluted dish with a central motif of a dragon surrounded by clouds, all is a soft cobalt blue on a pearly white surface. No chips, crack or restorations, condition is excellent, only one extremely small iron dot (barely visible in the pictures) Diameter is 6.75 inches or 17 cms. Late Meiji, 1895-1912.