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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1236113 (stock #M9575)
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£1,200
Rare Large Chinese Early Ming Dynasty Underglazed Zodiac Jar with Oxford TL Test

This large and extremely rare stoneware jar of very attractive form was made during the early part of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644), most likely at one of the kilns in Yuxi, Yunnan province. It has been unusually decorated in an underglazed pattern featuring the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac, some more distinct than others...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1234115 (stock #M0064)
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£220
Chinese Han Dynasty Glazed Pottery Model of a Stove

This pottery model of a stove was made during the Eastern Han Dynasty (AD 25 - 220). It is made from five flat sections and two small bowls, all of which have been luted together. The top section, to which the two small bowls have been luted, includes moulded kitchen utensils. It has been coated in a green lead glaze, much of which has acquired a silvery iridescence, a result of long burial in damp conditions...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1233657 (stock #M0061)
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£1,500
Tall Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Foreigner Figure

This fine pottery model of a foreign groom was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been cold-painted in a base coat of white pigment on top of which are orange, black, red and pink pigments. The figure stands with right arm raised and head turned to its right; note especially the details of the face.

Height 39.5 cm (15.5 inches)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1233656 (stock #M0062)
Brian Page Antiques
£1,250
Tall Chinese Tang Dynasty Painted Pottery Foreigner Figure

This fine pottery model of a foreign groom was made during the Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 906). It is made from a buff-coloured pottery that has been cold-painted in a base coat of white pigment on top of which is black pigment in places. At the end of the arms are purpose-made holes where originally would have been fixed separate hands, probably made of wood and now long since rotted away and lost...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1231145 (stock #M9997)
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£250
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - Fo Dog

This blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the 16th century. The underglaze blue decoration is restricted to inner surface and features, as it centre, a Dog of Fo. Although bowls of this general size with this pattern are well known (we have examples for sale), it is rare for such an example to also have a decorative band around the inner rim, in this case a key fret pattern...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1228626 (stock #M9981)
Brian Page Antiques
£300
Large Chinese Ming Dynasty Blue & White Porcelain Bowl - 16th Century

This large blue & white porcelain bowl was made during the 16th century. It is fairly modestly decorated with most of the decoration restricted to the inner surface, featuring a very nice floral pattern in its centre in underglaze blue of good colour. The outer surface is decorated with just two blue lines around the rim and foot. The foot is a little chipped, caused during manufacture...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1227737 (stock #b6608)
Brian Page Antiques
£65
Japanese Woodblock Print by Hiroshige of the Chushingara (47 Ronin) 1836 Edo Period 14 1/2 x 9 1/2 ins. (36.8 x 24.2 cms) The story of the 47 Ronin was a perrenial favourite with the Japanese public, then as now. This design shows Act 1 of the play Chushingara, based on the story, and shows Lady Kaoyo Mounting the Steps at Hachiman Shrine for the Identification of Her Dead Master’s Helmet. Hiroshige designed several series on this theme and is this probably the best...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1227736 (stock #b6609)
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£85
Japanese Woodblock Diptych Print by Toyokuni 3rd. 1847/48 Edo Period Assembled size 20 x 14 1/4 ins. (50.8 x 36.3 cms) This design from a Kabuki play dates from the era when the naming of actors portrayed on prints was forbidden by the government. However, the actors would be readily recogniseable to the theatre going public...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1227006 (stock #M9618)
Brian Page Antiques
£95
Rare Thai 14th - 15th Century Sukhothai Underglazed Jar

This wide-bodied stoneware jar was made during the 14th - 15th centuries at one of the Sukhothai kilns. The body is coated in a white slip. The shoulder is decorated with a scrolling pattern enclosed between parallel bands in underglaze iron-brown. The transparent glaze in finely-crackled and has a pale green tint.

Height 9.5 cm (3.75 inches)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1225880 (stock #b6602)
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£220

A Japanese Bizen-yaki Stoneware Vase. Late Edo Period

Ht.5 1/4 ins. (13.4 cms) This attractive Bizen vase based on a bamboo design is of an ideal size for use in the Cha no Yu tea ceremony. The potter's impressed seal is unidentified...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1223182 (stock #b6583)
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£65

Japanese Woodblock Shunga (Erotic) Print. Utagawa School. 1830s. 

5 3/8 x 3 7/8 ins. (13.7 x 9.8 cms) This is one of a group of Koban size Shunga prints we have listed which have been originally mounted in a folding album. They are beautifully printed to surimono standard with use of metallic pigments, much of which has oxidised as is usually the case with prints of this age. The prints are unsigned, as usual with shunga. They are mounted on gilt faces paper and thence onto thin silk-bac...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1223181 (stock #b6584)
Brian Page Antiques
£65

Japanese Woodblock Shunga (Erotic) Print. Utagawa School. 1830s. 

5 3/8 x 3 7/8 ins. (13.7 x 9.8 cms) This is one of a group of Koban size Shunga prints we have listed which have been originally mounted in a folding album. They are beautifully printed to surimono standard with use of metallic pigments, much of which has oxidised as is usually the case with prints of this age. The prints are unsigned, as usual with shunga. They are mounted on gilt faces paper and thence onto thin silk-bac...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1223179 (stock #b6588)
Brian Page Antiques
£65

Japanese Woodblock Shunga (Erotic) Print. Utagawa School. 1830s. 

5 3/8 x 3 7/8 ins. (13.7 x 9.8 cms) This is one of a group of Koban size Shunga prints we have listed which have been originally mounted in a folding album. They are beautifully printed to surimono standard with use of metallic pigments, much of which has oxidised as is usually the case with prints of this age. The prints are unsigned, as usual with shunga. They are mounted on gilt faces paper and thence onto thin silk-bac...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1222713 (stock #b6576)
Brian Page Antiques
£120
A Japanese Woodblock Diptych Print by Kunichika 1871. Assembled size 28 X 13 5/8 ins. (71.2 x 34.7 cms) This fine diptych by the last great Ukiyoe master, Kunichika, shows, from the left, the actors Ichikawa Kuzo, Ichikawa Kobunji and Sawamura Tannosuke. The print was published by Iseya Kanekichi in 1871. It is in very good unfaded condition, the right hand edge of the left hand sheet has some very minor stitching holes and there are some minor spots on the headscarf of the lower left hand ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1216543 (stock #b6529)
Brian Page Antiques
£220
A Rare Japanese Woodblock Printed Music Notebook. Attrib. to Takehisa Yumeji. Taisho Period 5 1/4 x 5 1/8 ins. (13.4 x 13 cms) This very unusual item comprises woodblock printed covers with some bronze metallic pigment and 56 pp. of pink and bluey- green leaves printed with pale musical staves. The book has never been used. Yumeji is now regarded as one of the most significant designers of the first part of the 20th. century and apart from his fine art paintings and prints he did an enormous ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1215846 (stock #b6509)
Brian Page Antiques
£75
A Japanese Woodblock Print by Hiroshige 1841/42 Edo Period Size without backing 12 1/2 x 7 3/4 ins. (31.7 x 9.7 cms) This design is the station of Mariko from the series Tokaido Gojusan Tsugi (53 Stations of the Tokaido) published by Yamadaya in 1841/42. It is known as the Gyosho series after the style of writing of the title. The size is aiban, slightly smaller than oban. Note the prints stuck to the wall of the teahouse. The design shows Hiroshige's very individual sense of composition wi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1215043 (stock #M9841)
Brian Page Antiques
£150
Fine Vietnamese 14th / 15th Century Blue & White Lobed Jar

This particularly attractive round jar was made during the 14th - 15th century. Although not immediately obvious from our images, the body is separated into eight lobes. Around the shoulder is a lotus leaf pattern, whilst the body is decorated in various floral patterns. It is coated in a crackled glaze except for the base and rim that have purposely been left unglazed. 

Most known similar jars available today, the majority bein...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1214866 (stock #b6499)
Brian Page Antiques
£75
A Japanese Woodblock Print byToyokuni 1st. 1810/20s. Edo Period 13 x 8 3/4 ins. (33 x 22.3 cms) This rare, and possibly unrecorded, print was designed toward the end of the life of Toyokuni 1st. On the website ukiyo-e.org is a very similar but different print (search on Kinryuzan Ichi no Zu) by Toyokuni, but the title on the present print reads Kinryuzan no Zu (Pictures of the Kinryuzan Temple) without the "ichi" kanji. Both prints show a market at the temple (in Edo) but are by different pub...