Shibui Art. Fine Japanese and Chinese Works of Art Shibui Art, subtle...
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #357522 (stock #J-1207)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$70
-71 inches in length
Japanese sumi ink drawing of a Buddhist KWANNON (female diety of mercy) with a lengthy inscription and 3 vermillion seals. There are some wrinkles and a watermark in the upper right part of the scroll (see picture #3), above the writing. Suggest framing the picture of the Kwannon itself (26 x 12") or the overall length (with inscription) is 52 x 12 inches. Circa: 1910-30.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #185850 (stock #J-0987)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$430
Very Shibui Japanese "Tokuri," SAKE BOTTLE, most suitable as a flower vase, porcelain,with 2 underglaze blue floral designs; Condition is good with some kiln cracks and slight chip at footrim. Circa: 1900-1920. Height is 10 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #178691 (stock #C-147)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
SOLD
This is a Japanese (faithfully and skillfully) executed reproduction of a Chinese Fukien 15th Century CENSER (filled with sand and used on a Buddhist alter to burn incense.) The soft cream colored crackle glaze is well applied and covers about 70-80% of the footrim. The color is actually more white-cream than the bluish tinge in the photo. Bottom is unglazed...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #257005 (stock #C-008)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$140
small, 2" x 2.75", Chinese JAR with a cream white glaze. Good overall condition, but some slight fritting around top rim. Circa: Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #472062 (stock #J-260)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$360
Revised Price
Japanese Kannon Bosatsu or Quanyin, "Goddess of Mercy," from the province of BIZEN. Beautifully modeled,wonderful chocolate brown color. Condition is good, but there is a 1.5" hairline crack (see pix #2) and a very small kiln crack on the left shoulder. Height is 8 inches or 20.3 cms. Circa: 1880-1900.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #957284 (stock #J-0209)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$460
Revised Price!
Japanese ceramic KUTANI Buddhist sculpture of DHARUMA, the mythical bonze, with his fly whisk over his shoulder and his detailed face showing his protruding eyes and bushy eyebrows and chest hair! His toes poke out under his robes all details well delineated and great attention to detail in this beautiful KUTANI sculpture. Condition is perfect, no chips, cracks or restorations. Height is 11.5 inchs or (29.2 cms.) Taisho era, 1912-1920.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #370759 (stock #J-1017)
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Exceptionally beautiful set of 8 Japanese "Ozen" wooden lacquer trays in a wooden storage box. Each tray has a beautiful wooden grain with a slight green tint, and the legs of the trays have a sophisticated flair. Very shibui! The legs and back are all black lacquer under the natural wood grained top. Dimensions of each tray are (L)14.25 x(W) 14.25 x 5.25 inches in height or 36.2 x 36.2 x 13.3 cms. Storage box is 36 x 17 x 17 inches or 91.4 x 43.2 x 43.2 cms...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #194244 (stock #J-1020)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$730
A Round COPPER water BASIN from a Buddhist Temple in Japan. Beautifully crafted with Buddhist medallions spaced around the outside rim and a flaring base with three interesting cutouts. This art is suitable for both indoor and outside fountains or bird baths! Condition: there is one small 1 inch repair to the outside rim which is hardly noticeable! Dimensions are a diameter of 17.5 inches and a height of 9.5" Circa: 1880-1910.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1043002 (stock #CH-10/E/11)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$2,800
untilJanuary 5, 2016
Chinese Longquan celadon "Lotus" stonewear JAR and Cover with a soft pale sea-green glaze over the incised baluster body rising from a recessed base to a short straight neck, the cover with broad foliate rim & stem finial. Circa: early Ming Dynasty (14th Century) Condition is good, report available on request. Height is 9.25 inches or 23.6 cm. Purchased in London.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #196746 (stock #J-1002)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$1,700
$ 1'revised price until 12/15/15from Christie's, see description below
An EARTHENWARE PAIR of Japanese "Nomen" or Harvest Masks, worn after the rice harvest was collected to celebrate the bounty at a festival! Modeled similarly with bulging eyes, furrowed brows and flaring nostrils, the parinated surfaces simulating bronze. Very unusual. Circa: 19th Century. Length if 8..25" x about 6" wide or 21 cms x 15 cms. Purchased from Christies, see "Asian Works of Art," catalogue, LA, 5 October 2000, Lot # 72 page 27.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1070916 (stock #K-11-1)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold
Korean porcelain (wine) bottle shaped VASE with faceted top painted in under glaze cobalt blue. Yi Dynasty, 19th Century. Dimensions are 6.25" ( 16 cm) in height x 3.25" (8 cm) x 3.25" (8 cm) Condition is good.
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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #865481 (stock #C-20094)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
SOLD purchased @ Sotheby's Paris, Dec. 18, 2008
Chinese Tang Dynasty pottery OIL LAMP (dish) with a brown glaze applied inside the cavetto and slightly over the outside rim. There are several small rim chips and several spots on the inside rim which have been restored. Deaccensioned from the Ulricehamn Museum in Sweden, #1143, from The Tectus Collection. Dimensions: diameter 5 inches (12.5 cms.) and height is 1.5 inches or 4.2 cms.
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 : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #963079 (stock #C-0609)
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On Hold
Chinese CIZHOU dark brown glaze that appears Black stonewear wide mouth JAR & COVER "gaiguan" (with Provenance. Northern SONG Dynasty 10th Century. Jar with slightly inverted rim with slight traces of russet on both the exterior and interior rim, square-cut foot, & flanged cover. On the cover's underside (no slip is applied,unglazed) a vertical flange projects downward from the inside edge of the lip to hold the cover in place...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #470193 (stock #C-2006)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold to Europe - from Sotheby's auction in NYC, 03/31/05, Lot 115
Large (12 1/8") (31cms.) diameter Chinese, late MING, Wanli period, blue-glazed monochrome BOWL with deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a slightly inverted rim, covered overall in a deep indigo-blue glaze thinning to reveal the white porcelain body at the rim. Condition report on request.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #483986 (stock #P-307)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
Sold
Large 12.75 inches or 32.5 cms diameter x 8 inches in height or 20.4 cms Hand-Made IRANIAN (Persia) COPPERWARE POT originally used to cook rice by nomadic tribes people; with a single seam between top & bottom sections. There had been a more recent repair to the bottom of the pot (see pix # 3) but the patina and shape are excellent. Circa: early 20th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1092339 (stock #K-11-10NYC)
Shibui Art, subtle..... subdued.....pure
$925
Korean Buncheong (Punch'ong) BOTTLE with a stamped slip design of ropes and chrysanthemums. There is an old gold lacquer repair to the mouth. Well potted and nice color. Circa: 15th C. Dimensions: 3 inches x 2.5 inches or 7.5 cm x 6.5 cm.