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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #351746 (stock #J-10/30)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$590
revised price
Japanese Blue & White porcelain PLATE with a scalloped edge, depicting in a Zen way the "older wiser monk," followed by his "apprentice," both together, yet both off in their own worlds! They are, of course, in nature, by the sea, with boughs of sheltering trees, distant mountains, roiling clouds and a sun or perhaps moon high in the sky. This plate was made prior to German artifical blue dyes, it's the real thing, cobalt...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #359807 (stock #TH-004)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$175
for five pieces
Five different size bottoms of Thailand stonewear covered BOXES from Sawankhalok kilns, 15th-16th Century. 4 of the 5 pieces have an underglaze blue decoration, one(the largest piece with a 2.5 inch (6.35 cms.)diameter has a blue ring around the top and bottom. The smallest has a diameter of only 1.5 inches or 3.8 cms. Condition varies from excellent for the largest and second largest piece to fair with rim chips on all three of the smallest diameter items.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1025782 (stock #CH-10/E/1)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to PRC
Chinese porcelain GE or Guanyao, WALL VASE with two tone cracklature "golden thread and iron wire" in a stunning Cong form! Excellent condition. Dimensions: 11.25 inches (29 cms) in height and 4 1/8 inches (11.3 cms) in width. There is a Qianlong (1736-1795) under glaze blue seal mark and of the period.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1072456 (stock #K-11-2)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold
Korean hexagonal faceted porcelain white wear bottle, Yi Dynasty, 19th Century. Condition is good, a few small "glaze pulls" but no cracks, chips, breaks or restorations. Height is 6 inches (15.5 cm) and width at shoulder is 4 inches (10 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1028982 (stock #CH-10/E/4)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Price on Request
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 : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #474850 (stock #J-14)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold- Thanks, Chicago
Fearsome Japanese wooden MASK of HANNIYA, or "female accumulated anger expressed," with horns and bulging eyes and cheeks, jutting jaw and long teeth is frightening! The underlying color of paint is a dark purple with whitish eyes and teeth! Her hair is pulled into a twist in the center of her forehead...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1910 item #192379 (stock #J-1012)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold
An Avalokitesvara, Japanese KANNON BOSATSU, standing erect with contemplative face, lotus blossom and leaves in her right hand, flowing robes,standing barefoot on lotus leaf base. Beautifully modeled, color is a slightly bluish-cream off white. Condition: one small chip in the back of the robe (about the size of half a little fingernail) which is not noticeable from the front and side. Circa 1880-1910. Height = 15.5 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #649181 (stock #J-207)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$699
revised price until 12/15/15
Japanese elongated rectangular (8 sided) porcelain BOX with domed lid...an unusual IMARI ceramic! This is a calligraphy BRUSH box, holding 3 brushes to dry with the lid in place! The base has two dividers with tree scallop shaped openings at the top and the lid has two sets of five holes at either end...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #895011 (stock #K-2009/1)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Price upon request/ with PROVENANCE!
Korean whitish porcellaneous wine BOTTLE (vase) in pear form covered with a powdery clear glaze with slightly greenish flushes. Provenance: The Phillip Collection, Washington, D.C. and previously a paper label attached to the base is inscribed in ink, "p. 127/Old Korai/WIlliam W. Winkworth," a prominent English collector-connoisseur and author in the 1930's. Purchased @ Christie's sale in New York City, "Japanese and Korean Art" 17 March, 2009, Lot # 158...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #196427 (stock #J-1046)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$115
Two pages from a book published in Japan in 1908 were skillfully joined and hinged in Tokyo,Japan. The print depicts a rather dark skinned Sumo wrestler tangled up with his opponent whose face is obscured. Off to the side is a Kabuki-like actor with a mask (an archer) who is prodding the wrestlers. Very animated. The artist's name is "Kimustu." Condition is good, no foxing. Dimensions are 10.25" x 7.5" Circa: 1908. Matting and framing are available for a gift.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre AD 1000 item #843967 (stock # CK-20)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold @ Christie's London, King Street, Lot 285, MAY 13, 2014
TANG Dynasty Xing ware, Chinese whitewear, BOX & COVER, circular with straight sides, sloping base and everted foot. The domed cover with conical knob, white slip with a tinge of pale green on the lid. Provenance: #204 exhibited in the London Oriental Ceramic Society 1955 exhibition, and #381 Mostra D'Arte Cinese, Palazzo Ducale, Venice, 1956 and the Carl Kempe Collection of Chinese Ceramics, # 343. Purchased @ Sotheby's in London 11/5/08, Lot # 480...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #257784 (stock #B-017)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$860
Almost identical, but not quite, PAIR of Burmese Lacquerware TEA STORAGE JARS with lids. The design around the body is called, "Ku-nan-kan-byat," or(Yunnan semicircle design)"This pattern consists of a trefoil arched freize which may appear as a single line (or in this cases, a honeycomb) of interlocking forms...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #257886 (stock #J-9)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$7,500
revised price!
Japanese 2 Panel screen, Suiboku-gwa (literally water & black ink) painting of a Plum Tree in early bloom in Febuary with a Sparrow about to land! This type of painting derived it's inspiration from the Zen doctrine of Buddhism. The background is gold leaf laid down overlapping paper squares, mounted on a wooden lattice frame. Condition: There is some wear. There are some indentations, and one area where the edge of the paper should be glued because the edge is starting to lift up...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #357362 (stock #J-1003)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$950
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 : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #807661 (stock # CK-3)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to Europe
Carl Kempe Collection of Chinese Ceramics # 170, a stonewear flower-shaped, oblong with flat base and bevelled foot-rim "cup" or BRUSHWASHER with lavender glaze and brown foot-rim. "Kuan" or "Guan" type, Song, Sung Dynasty. Purchased at Sotheby's in Paris France, Lot # 99. Provenance:(with paper labels on base) exhibited Kunst Industri Museet, Kobenhavn, 1950, No. 295; Exhibition of Chinese Art, Palazzo Ducale, Venice, 1954, cat No. 457; with "CK-170" yellow & red paper label on base...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #719776 (stock #J-22/23)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$340
Japanese "Claire de lune" glazed earthenware JAR from Mashiko. A very attractive color, well potted. There are two "blisters" where the glaze "bubbled up," but they are hardly noticeable. Otherwise the condition is good with only a very small chip of less than 1/16th of an inch on the inside rim. Circa, Taisho era. Height is 10 inches (25.5 cms.)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #192667 (stock #J-1014)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$7,000
Rare, unusual large (16" in height x 15 inch diameter)Japanese WOOD and LACQUER DHARUMA HEAD BUDDHIST SCULPTURE. This was made as a MOLD for making large paper mache Dharuma heads. These paper mache heads were then painted red, white and black. One of the white eyes would be filled in with black by the owner of the new paper mache head, and a wish was made. When the wish came true, (assuming you didn't tell anyone what the wish was), you would then fill in the other eye with black...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #808497 (stock #CK-6)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to Europe
Carkl Kempe Collection of Chinese Ceramics # 675, a PAIR of porcelain BOWLS, deep with rounded sides, everted rolled lip and bevelled foot-rim. Interior with "an hua" slip design of Imperial dragons pursuing the pearl and incised archaic dragon in the center. Incised four characters mark of Hsuan Te (1426-1435) Xuande on base of each bowl. Shu Fu type. Early Ming Dynasty. Condition: is good, but there is one rim restoration (1.25 cms...