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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1255583 (stock #b6652)
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£120.00
Assembled size 29 1/2 x 14 ins. (74.9 x 35.5 cms) This nicely printed design was published by Enshuya Hikobei in 1864. The scene is from a Kabuki play and shows five celebrated actors against a backdrop of the Sumida River in Edo. The prints has very good colour and impression...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1255573 (stock #b6709)
Brian Page Antiques
GBP 65.00
A Japanese Woodblock Print by Toyokuni 3rd. 1856 Edo Period  14 x 9 3/4 ins. (35.7 x 24.7 cms) This design is from the 1856 series Seisho Nanatsu Iroha (Seven Variations of the Iroha) published by Daikikuya Heikichi. It shows the actors Nakamura Tsuruzo I and Nakayama Ichizo in the roles of Kitahachi and Yajirobei. The condition is very good with unfaded colour...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1255240 (stock #M0375)
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£2,500.00
Large Chinese Yuan / Early Ming Dynasty Blue & White Jar with Cover + Oxford TL Test

Rarely offered for sale, this large and impressive early "blue & white" jar, complete with cover, was made during the latter part of the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368), or the early Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), at one of the kilns at Yuxi in Yunnan province. Around the shoulder, painted in underglaze cobalt blue, are three stylised Dogs of Fo and beribboned objects...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1255239 (stock #M0365)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,500.00
Fine Chinese Early Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Laden Camel with Oxford TL Test

This rare and interesting pottery model of a laden camel was made during the early part of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906) or possibly a little earlier, during the Sui, Northern Qi or Northern Wei dynasty. It is made from a grey pottery that has been "cold painted" in a white pigment on top of which are traces of black pigment...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1255237 (stock #M0376)
Brian Page Antiques
£850.00
Large Chinese Qin / Western Han Dynasty Burnished Pottery Cocoon Jar + Oxford TL Test
with fabric impression

This superbly-shaped pottery jar was made over 2,000 years ago during the Early Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8) or possibly the earlier Qin Dynasty (221 - 206 BC). The shape, named after its similarity to the silkworm cocoon, evolved during the late Warring States period (475 - 221 BC) and then generally died out by the middle of the Western Han...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1255234 (stock #M0364)
Brian Page Antiques
£450.00
Chinese Tang Dynasty "Fat Man" Figure (AD 618 - 906)

This interesting and elegant looking pottery figure was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is the male equivalent of the well-known "fat lady" (female courtier) figures. It is quite "heavily-potted" and made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been "cold panted" in a base coat of white on top of which have been applied black, pink and pale yellow pigments, traces of which still remain...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1255098 (stock #M0368)
Brian Page Antiques
£850.00
Fine Chinese Western Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Cocoon Jar with Oxford TL Test (206 BC - AD 8)

This fine quality pottery "cocoon" jar was made some 2,000 years ago during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). It is made from a fine-grained grey pottery that is relatively highly-fired. It has been decorated by cold-painting various coloured pigments with a design of swirling cloud patterns within vertical and geometric bands...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1255095 (stock #M0370)
Brian Page Antiques
£495.00
Chinese Western Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Cocoon Jar (206 BC - AD 8)

This fine quality pottery "cocoon" jar was made some 2,000 years ago during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). It is made from a fine-grained grey pottery that is relatively highly-fired. It has been decorated by cold-painting various coloured pigments with a design of swirling cloud patterns within vertical and geometric bands...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1255094 (stock #M0371)
Brian Page Antiques
£650.00
Fine Chinese Western Han Dynasty Painted Pottery Cocoon Jar (206 BC - AD 8)

This fine quality pottery "cocoon" jar was made some 2,000 years ago during the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8). It is made from a fine-grained grey pottery that is relatively highly-fired. It has been decorated by cold-painting various coloured pigments with a design of swirling cloud patterns within vertical and geometric bands...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1800 item #1253026 (stock #b6774)
Brian Page Antiques
GBP 120.00
A Rare Japanese Woodblock Printed Book by Shigemasa. Pub. 1793. Edo Period. 9 x 6 1/4 ins. (22.8 x 15.8 cms) In 1788 the publisher Kobayashi Shimbei printed the first volume of what was eventually a series of 7 parts each of 5 volumes entitled Toshisen Ehon (Illustrated Chinese Poems). The last volume was not published until 1836 and was illustrated by Hokusai. The other volumes were illustrated by a variety of artists including Sekiho, Fuyo and others...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1253023 (stock #b6792)
Brian Page Antiques
GBP 65.00
Japanese Woodblock Print by Yamamoto Shunkyo 1871-1933 9 3/8 x 9 ins. (23.8 x 22.8 cms) This beautifully printed design shows a gourd on a vine. The veins on the leaf are printed in silver. Note the fine bokashi (shading of the colours) on the leaf and gourd. Shunkyo was one of the founders of the modern Kyoto school and was a member of the Imperial Art Committee etc.    The print is from an album of samples put out by the publishers to circulate to print sellers. On the reverse is a publis...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1252357 (stock #M0359)
Brian Page Antiques
£750.00
Fine Tall Chinese Neolithic Siwa Culture Pottery Jar with Incised Decoration (with Oxford TL Test)

This rare pottery vessel of exceptional form was made over 3,000 years ago by peoples of the Siwa Culture (c.1350 BC) from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It has high wide handles and a saddle-shaped mouth. The varying surface colours, from black to a yellowish-brown are as a result of uneven temperatures during firing in the Neolithic kiln. It has a finely-burnished surface making this ja...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1252356 (stock #M0361)
Brian Page Antiques
£750.00
Fine Large Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Glazed Buddhist Jar with Oxford TL Test

This handsome and impressive pottery jar was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279), or possibly the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368). Until recent years, this type of jar was almost unknown in the west with some people initially attributing them to the Liao Dynasty (same general period but in the north of China). These jars are now known to have originated from Yunnan province in the south-west of China.

I...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1252355 (stock #M0360)
Brian Page Antiques
£350.00
Rare Chinese Neolithic Siwa Culture Black Pottery Jar (c. 1350 BC)

This elegantly-shaped pottery vessel was made over 3,000 years ago by peoples of the Siwa Culture (c.1350 BC) from present day Gansu or Qinghai province. It has high wide handles and a saddle-shaped mouth. The varying surface colours, from black to a yellowish-brown are as a result of uneven temperatures during firing in the Neolithic kiln. It is quite heavily-potted and relatively highly- fired. It has a finely-burnished surfa...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1252354 (stock #M7635)
Brian Page Antiques
£600.00
Large Chinese Song / Yuan Dynasty Glazed Buddhist Jar with Zodiac Animals

This exceptionally large and impressive pottery jar was made during the Song Dynasty (AD 960 - 1279), or possibly the Yuan Dynasty (AD 1279 - 1368) and has been been excavated from a Buddhist site in Yunnan province.

It is "heavily-potted" and coated in a green glaze, paler than some similar examples, of varying shades that has been applied on top of a pale slip, to emphasize its colour. The mouth of the jar is not p...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1252226 (stock #M0355)
Brian Page Antiques
£385.00
Chinese Han Dynasty Burnished Pottery Cocoon Jar (with paint traces)

This superbly-shaped pottery jar was made some 2,000 years ago during the Early Western Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 8) or possibly the earlier Qin Dynasty (221 - 206 BC). The shape, named after its similarity to the silkworm cocoon, evolved during the late Warring States period (475 - 221 BC) and then generally died out by the middle of the Western Han. This example has eight bands of incised lines that surround the body verti...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1251200 (stock #b6786)
Brian Page Antiques
£85.00
Japanese Woodblock Osaka Print by Yoshitaki 1860s. 14 1/2 x 9 7/8 ins. (36.8 x 25.1 cms) This typical Osaka school Kabuki print is, as expected, beautifully printed and has clearly been preserved in in an album most of its life as it is in almost pristine condition. The print has the original album backing. The title to the left and various details are printed in bronze metallic pigments and there is gauffrage (embossing) on the fan and parts of the kimono. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN ORIGI...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1251199 (stock #b6785)
Brian Page Antiques
£45.00
Japanese Woodblock Osaka Print by Kunikazu 1860s. 9 7/8 x 7 1/8 ins. (25.2 x 18.2 cms) This typical Osaka school Kabuki print is, as expected, beautifully printed and has clearly been preserved in in an album most of its life as it is in almost pristine condition. The print has the original album backing. The is a vertical fold near the left hand edge. PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN ORIGINAL PRINTING NOT A FACSIMILE OR REPRINT