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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1349802 (stock #6-649)
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This is a most unusual baluster-shaped porcelain vase picturing a delightful soft-feathered, mauve-colored bird perched upon a fruiting branch, surrounded by an array of full-blown roses with thorny stems...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1349385 (stock #FC-1300)
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A fine Imari porcelain plate formed as double fish with mirror images decorated in the traditional Imari palette of iron red and cobalt with gilt detailing. Images of a bamboo fenced-in peony and cherry- blossom garden are rendered on a textured, white-enameled ground. (Double fish in Japanese lore symbolize conjugal felicity). This charming Imari plate is in very good condition. Length: 11, width: 9.75” 19th Century, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1349384 (stock #FC-759)
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A large Imari porcelain charger rendered with cranes among bamboo and in mid-flight, a delicate floral border framing the image. The scene is painted in subtle shades of underglaze blue, green, red, white and brown enamels with gilt detailing on a pristine white-glazed ground.The Fukagawa blue Koransha and signature on reverse. This superb Fukagawa charger is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restoration. Diameter: 18.5" Meiji Period, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1349219 (stock #FC-1362)
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A studio porcelain censer of trefoil form, its body comprised of lobes which descend to form the feet. A diamond -patterned design decorates the neck, while branches with clusters of hydrangea and leaves stretch across the body in graduating tones of under glaze blue and white enamels. This exquisite example of the Master’s work is featured in Nancy Schiffer's volume, “Japanese Porcelain 1800-1950” Schiffer Publishing Ltd. 1999, page 35...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1348448 (stock #8-510)
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A delicate Hirado porcelain vase of elegant double -gourd shape with small demon-head handles on each side. On its body, executed in underglaze blue on a white ground, a branch with large leaves and tendrils gives way to a gourd from which various horses are released in full gallop...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1347000 (stock #FC-446)
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A rare and beautiful Imari porcelain plate of oval form and scalloped border adorned with a rich brocade of fruits and foliage in cobalt, iron red and gilt. The center exhibits phoenix flying over paulownia leaves in iron red enamel and gilt on a white ground. This gorgeous Imari plate is in very good condition with minor surface wear, commensurate with age and use. Height: 12”, width: 10” Meiji Period, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1345902 (stock #6-686)
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This miniature porcelain bowl of compressed form with slightly everted lip is a fabulous example of Kozan's expertise and innovative techniques. In exotic tones of purples, grays and green, its lustrous exterior provides a surround for many beautifully rendered koi to swim energetically among water weeds and sakura buds. The Makuzu Kozan underglaze blue signature cartouche can be found on the base. This small cabinet piece is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or restoration...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1345741 (stock #6-662)
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A tall, gourd-shaped green-glazed porcelain vase with exquisite purple flowers, its delicate white-glazed leaves contrasting against the pastel ground. This uniquely- formed vase is signed on the base by the renowned Imperial Court Artist Makuzu Kozan whose 19th century creations were so much ahead of their time. This perfect example of his work is in excellent condition. Height: 12.5” Meiji Period, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1345739 (stock #FC-456)
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A brilliant Imari porcelain shell-form plate with two chidori-shaped cartouches on a scalloped body, the third and largest cartouche exhibiting a magnificent ho-o bird. Mark on base. Excellent condition. Height: 13.75”, width: 13” Meiji Period, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1345384 (stock #3288)
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An studio porcelain vase of mei-ping form depicting a mysterious, poetic nightscape. A white, full moon is enveloped by underglaze blue clouds, diaphanous in appearance. Below, rolling waves denote the awesome turbulence of the raging ocean. This subtle, but extraordinary studio porcelain vase is a signed work by Shingyo Kuen, underglaze signature on base. The vase is in excellent condition with neither defects nor restoration. Height: 10.25", diameter: 8.5" Meiji Period, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1345270 (stock #6-666)
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An elegant high-shouldered studio porcelain vase conceived in modified mei-ping form with elongated body. On its surface in slight moriage, phoenix birds cavort among convoluted clouds in a rich-brown glaze outlined with silver. In contrast, the background is a deep indigo color. The unusual combination of glazes make this piece unique. Makuzu Kozan’s signature can be found on the base...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1345269 (stock #FC-1453)
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A large Hirado porcelain charger designed with two hares sculpt in relief, their pristine white coats delicately incised. In the background, rendered in under glaze blue, moriage daffodils pose in front of highly-stylized upside-down fans with geometric patterns—all on a soft white-enameled ground. (The rabbit, or hare, is one of the 12 Chinese zodiac animals...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1344680 (stock #05-132p)
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A rare Hirado porcelain sake container with animated visuals of the “karashishi botan” theme. A lone butterfly soars over an expressive karashishi crouching atop rocky outcrops, while its companion leaps into a peony grove. These delicately rendered images on a creamy-white ground, appear in the soft under- glaze blue enamel of early-hard-to-find Hirado ware...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1344186 (stock #02-319)
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This is a full-bodied studio porcelain bowl with wide rim and everted lip. On its slightly lobed body, eight cartouches depict Sennin in soft underglaze blue enamel surrounded by iron red and blue auspicious clouds. Each Sennin displays a specific attribute, such as the uchiwa, flower basket, double gourd and hand scroll...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1343304 (stock #FC-1671)
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An elegant studio porcelain teapot with fixed handle and removable cover. Enameled in delicate shades of mauve and cobalt, lush flowers envelop all sides of the pot, their petals finely delineated by contrasting white enamel, outstanding against the body’s soft yellow ground. Makuzu Kozan rectangular signature seal on the base. This charming porcelain teapot is in excellent condition. Height: 8.25” Late Meiji Period, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1342752 (stock #0-415)
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A pair of Japanese Imari vases with sloping shoulders and decorated with large panels of ikebana arrangements, surrounded by flowering foliage. Heights: 14". 19th Century, Japan
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1342636 (stock #5-106c)
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Here is an exquisite example of Nabeshima porcelain produced for the warrior Nabeshima clan. As seen on this footed plate, great technical control of the celadon glaze is evident as it drapes against the background in a soft sea-green color. On the plate’s surface, in underglaze cobalt blue, beloved Fuji san and adjoining rolling mountains rise above the valley. Picturesque huts with thatched roofs emerge from the dense forest and fishermen with their boats glide over the lake...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1342180 (stock #6-654)
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Modeled in modified mei-ping form with skirted base, this studio porcelain is a work by the renowned Makuzu Kozan. A technical marvel, Kozan employed here a mauve-colored, tea-dust glaze for the ground with cascading wisteria in white silhouette. This porcelain vase has a small kiln mark of no consequence on its side, but is in great condition. Makuzu Kozan rectangular signature cartouche in underglaze blue found on the base. Height: 11.25" Meiji Period, Japan