Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1353729 (stock #4414)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£165.00
The patachitra, the folk painting of Orissa, has a history of great antiquity. The 'Patachitra' paintings exhibit the use of strong line and brilliant colors. These are religious paintings which cover themes and events from Indian mythology and Puranas and are mainly made on silk or on old cotton glued with paper.

This is one of the most popular subjects and was probably produced as a souvenir (jatri pati) for pilgrims for whom the painting would become a personal family shrine...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1353728 (stock #4413)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£265.00
A painting in gouache on paper depicting Krishna as a seven year old boy in dancing costume. In this form he is known as Shri Nathji. This distinct tradition emanates from Nathadwara in Rajasthan and these paintings were probably intended for domestic shrines. 19th century.

Gouache and metallic pigments on paper. The grey scarf is silver pigment, now tarnished. A very subtle effect is the decoration in grey on the black ground, seen clearly only under a strong light...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1353672 (stock #4412)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£85.00
A good Japanese ukiyo-e painting on paper of a Kabuki actor. Early 19th century.

Approximately 47.3 x 23.4cm long. Laid onto backing paper. Some paper and paint losses. General wear and tear as expected with an old painting but such a good image, well worth some restoration.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1353668 (stock #4410)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£85.00
A Japanese woodblock print from Ukiyo fuzoku Yamato nishiki-e (Japanese colour prints in Ukiyo style). The portrait is by Kabukido Enkyo, active 1796, of the Kabuki actor Ichikawa Yaozo III as Umeomaru.

This print is from the celebrated set of reproductions of the best of ukiyo-e art published in 12 large vols. 240 woodblock-printed reproductions of famous ukiyo-e prints. 1914. The project was overseen by Hashiguchi Goyo, 1880-1921, who also provided text and cover designs...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1353667 (stock #4409)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£185.00
Sheet 6 of 12 (Jûnimai no uchi roku), from the series One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Shuihuzhuan (Suikoden gôketsu hyakuhachinin). Chinese heroes in groups of nine. Signed Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga. Published by Kaga-ya Kichiyemon around 1845. Censor’s seal: Watari.

Another example from this edition is held in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Number 08.543.7) and is available for inspection online.

A rare print.

Approximately 35 x 25 cm...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1353554 (stock #4408)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£95.00
The right-hand sheet from the Yokohama-e triptych by Utagawa Hiroshige III (1843–1894) titled Yokohama Kagandori no fûkei, ‘Foreign Ships at the Seafront in Yokohama’. Signed Oju Hiroshige hitsu. Published 5th month, 1870.

He was a pupil of Andō Hiroshige.

A striking and decorative depiction of an European trading ship, ‘Black ship’,

Approximately 34.5cm x 23cm. Laid onto thick paper. A few stitching holes on right edge...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1353550 (stock #4407)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£95.00
Shirohato Hachiman Shrine from the series ‘Scenes of Famous Places along the Tôkaidô Road’ Tôkaidô meisho fûkei, also known as the Processional Tôkaidô, Gyôretsu Tôkaidô, here called Tôkaidô meisho no uchi. Published by Seibundô Masakichi. 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 5th month.

Ichieisai Yoshitsuya 1822 ~ 1866. was a pupil of Kuniyoshi.

Approximately 36 cm x 25cm. A few sewing holes in left margin. A good impression with fine fresh colour and in very good condition...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1353446 (stock #4406)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£275.00
A Japanese palace scene painted by an unknown painter of the Tosa School, circa 17th century.

The Tosa School was founded in the Muromachi Period of the 15th century, and its painting was devoted to the aristocracy and its lifestyle.

Painted in pigments including silver leaf and black lacquer on paper. The fan is mounted on a paper backing sheet.

Approximately 49 cm. maximum length. 18.2 cm. width...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1353430 (stock #4405)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£375.00
A Chinese embroidered silk roundel, 17th ~ 19th century. The panel has been created using a variety of stitching techniques and appears to show a celebration of some kind. It is possible that this is an applique that would have been temporarily attached to a garment, in the same fashion as a rank badge, for a particular celebration.

Approximately 32 cm diameter. The panel is partially attached by its edge to a card backing which I suspect could be removed easily. The condition is go...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Textiles : Pre 1492 item #1353428 (stock #4404)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£45.00
A woven cotton fragment from a panel, Pre-Columbian, Peru. 11th ~ 15th century. Probably Chimú culture. The fragment is in good condition with only a little thinning in places and some toning towards one end. It is strong enough to handle safely.

Approximately 29.5cm long, 10.5cm wide.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1352468 (stock #4403)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£325.00
Family name Kanō Morizumi, Gō: Tanrei. Japanese style painter. Studied under Kanō Tambi Moritaka. After the Restoration, active as a Kanō painter; showed at several exhibitions sponsered by the government, receiving prizes. Member of the committee of the Nihon Bijutsu Kyōkai and Nihongakai. Produced a number of paintings for imperial buildings. ( from ‘A Dictionary of Japanese Artists. Laurance P. Roberts, Wetherhill, 1977.) He also founded the Kano-kai (Kano Associati...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1920 item #1346317 (stock #4402)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£1,850.00
A Remarkable Indian or East Asian offering Bowl on Stand, late 19th or early 20th century.

The bowl is cast and then finished by fine chisel work and engraving, all against an intricate punched ground. It features a myriad of hunters and animals, the trees seem full of game. On the hilly horizon can be seen various dwellings and pavilions, tiny birds in the sky. The base is an arrangement of three elephant heads supporting an acanthus cup on which sits the offering bowl.

I have ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1345885 (stock #4401)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£230.00
A Chinese 'Basse Taille' enamel snuff bottle. Elaborately decorated with a bird and flowers on one side, pomegranates on the other, all in low relief against a textured silver ground. The bottle is complete with a bone or ivory spoon.

Approximately 8cm high. Excellent condition with only a shallow flake noted.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1345883 (stock #4399)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£850.00
A Japanese snuff bottle for the Chinese market, late 19th century. The bottle is carved and engrave ivory and filled with black and red lacquer to stunning effect.

Approximately 6.7cm high. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1345882 (stock #4398)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£320.00
A Chinese jade toggle carved as a crouching shi-shi, the stone of a pale grey-green colour. Nice lustrous polish. 18th / 19th century.

Approximately 4.5cm long. Fine condition

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1345881 (stock #4398)
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A fine Chinese white jade appliqué of oval form carved with twin carp in turbulent waves. The jade is carved almost paper thin, semi-transparent, and the back has two pairs of tiny holes to allow thread to attach the appliqué to a garment. 19th century.

Approximately 7.5cm by 6.7cm. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1345880 (stock #4396)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£120.00
A Korean pale grey porcelain offering stand. 19th century. Each stand is fired resting on another and so kiln grit, used to prevent adhesion, is left as evidence.

Approximately 12.8 cm diameter, 6.5cm high. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1700 item #1345879 (stock #4395)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£125.00
The silver gilt appliqué depicts a dancing boy beneath an umbrella formed by a giant branch taken from a peach tree. A deer holding a lingzhi in its mouth and a bat with coin tassels accompanies him. The work is very fine, as you would expect from the late Ming period. The appliqué was intended to be sewn to a costume and therefore is quite delicate and light in weight.

Approximately 6.4cm by 5.6cm Fine condition with only some wear to the gilding from normal use

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