Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1700 item #1333979 (stock #4379)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£725.00
A Chinese bronze drum-shaped censer raised on three ruyi feet. Each side is cast with four gamboling lion dogs attracted to a large ribboned pearl of wisdom. The background is covered entirely with fine punch work. The base is signed with the mark of probably the most famous of Ming metalworkers, Hu Wenming. 'Hu Wenming was one of the best-known and most accomplished master metalworkers of the late Ming period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1331752 (stock #4373)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
The Chinese porcelain dish has a border of repeating ruyi. The centre of the dish has an abstract motif that might represent a lotus. The dish was made for the Japanese where such pieces were used and much appreciated in the tea ceremony, at a time when the Japanese porcelain industry was in its infancy.

Approximately 14 cm diameter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1331750 (stock #4372)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£275.00
The Chinese porcelain dish has a border of two repeating elements, a garlanded ruyi and three interlinked rings. The centre of the dish depicts a Chinese landscape with two scholars approaching a solitary angler. The dish was made for the Japanese where such pieces were used and much appreciated in the tea ceremony, at a time when the Japanese porcelain industry was in its infancy.

Approximately 15.5 cm diameter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1331748 (stock #4371)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£650.00
The extensive village and river scene has many figures, I counted 20. It has a nice patina and looks ‘dry’ and untouched. I resisted the temptation to oil and then wax polish it but that is something you might consider. 19th century.

Approximately 18 cm high, 15.2 cm across the oval. The pot has some largish age cracks but none that go to the inside...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1330747 (stock #4369)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
The stand is formed of three elaborate decorative supports each based around a Chilong dragon with bifurcated tail. The supports are hinged where they meet at the centre and so will fold flat when traveling.

Approximately 21.7 cm high. Weight = 786 gm. In fine, polished, condition showing light wear from use...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1330456 (stock #4364)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£450.00
A large splendid meiping thickly covered with a flambé Jun glaze. Interesting colour variations.

Approximately 33cm high. Fine condition. Weighs a tad over 2.8 kilos.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1330455 (stock #4363)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
This elegant brush pot is turned in a light wood with a profile originating from bamboo. It is decorated in ink with an abstract pattern depicting free-flowing energy, chi. 19th century. Signs of age and careful use, the interior is dirty from use.

Approximately 15.2cm high. A small chip on the rim, otherwise fine...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1330438 (stock #4361)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
This unusual vase is made from red stoneware, possibly Yixing, and is in the form of a Scholar's rock table decoration. The vase and stand is made in one piece, the stand similar in design to wood stands depicting horizontal layered rocks made in the 18th century. The eccentric boulder is thinly glazed to produce a naturalistic finish. 19th century or perhaps earlier.

Approximately 22.5cm high. There are a few minor firing cracks here and there and a few small chips...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1327356 (stock #4358)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£220.00
A Chinese paperweight in the form of a hare gazing at the moon. The bronze animal inlaid with silver and a small area that might be gold. 19th century.

Approximately 6.8 cm long, 4.8cm high. Original condition with wear from normal use.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1327353 (stock #4356)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£220.00
A Chinese turquoise glazed meiping vase, Kangxi period, late 17th or early 18th century. The vase is thickly glazed with a finely crackled blue glaze. This glaze is more intense in reality than portrayed in my photographs. The neck has been reduced and fitted with a copper collar. The foot-rim is slightly rough as a result of adhering to the kiln support, within the foot the body has been wiped with a clear glaze.

Approximately 13.8cm high...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1313708 (stock #4348)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£245.00
A Chinese Yixing stoneware incense burner in the form of Budai, laughing as usual, grasping a small pile of cash. The stoneware has been attractively enameled with flowers and a Shou medallion decorates his back...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1313707 (stock #4349)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£350.00
A Chinese grey white jade plaque deeply carved with a dragon and flaming pearl, a bat and magic clouds. This plaque was once part of a set which adorned a belt as can be deduced by the holes and thread channels seen on the back. Yuan or Ming dynasty.

The jade is nicely worn on the front. The rear has a disturbed patina which I suspect might be a result of burial. There are two distinct areas where the surface is matt or cloudy, I have tried to show these in the photographs.

App...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1313409 (stock #4347)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£525.00
The well-carved bamboo in the form of a peach with gnarled leafy branch. 18Th ~ 19th century.

Approximately 11.2 cm long. Overall fine condition. There are a few old insect holes that have been filled with plaster and coloured, the colouring has mostly gone now but could easily be redone with watercolour paints. A tip of one of the leaves has been chipped.  Looks like it would benefit from some antique wax polish!

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1313408 (stock #4346)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£1,350.00
A super Chinese pale green and russet jade carving of a mythical beast, 18th century.

Carved as a recumbent horned mythical beast clutching a spray of lingzhi in its mouth, the stone of an even pale green tone with some russet staining to the leaf and the lingzhi head.

This jade was included in the Bonhams, London auction #21623, lot 545.

Approximately 5 cm long. Fine condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1313407 (stock #4345)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£1,850.00
A Chinese pale green and russet jade plaque, 17th ~ 18th century.

The rectangular pendant carved in high relief to one side with a cat clambering atop a rocky outcrop issuing leafy branches and lingzhi, a small bird alighting above, the reverse in shallow relief with a sinuous chilong above waves and below clouds, the stone of a pale green tone with mottled white and russet inclusions.

This jade was included in the Bonhams, London auction #21623, lot 559.

Approxim...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1307399 (stock #4334)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£225.00
A Chinese nest of bamboo boxes securely held in a carrying arrangement. The carrying apparatus is able to swing to a horizontal position allowing the four boxes to be separated. A locking bar holds all in place when mobile. 19th century or earlier.

An attractive and useful way to store a small collection of snuff bottles or netsuke.

Approximately 32cm high, excluding the handle. Fine condition. The lid to the top box is a little warped as can be seen in the photographs. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1307161 (stock #4330)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£195.00
A Chinese cloisonné enamel vase decorated with scrolling lotus flowers against a white ground. Early 19th century.

Approximately 13 cm high. The vase is in fine condition with only a little wax infill to report, this to a small area below the mouth rim, noted in the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1307160 (stock #4329)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
A Chinese bronze censer in the form of a multi-lobed bowl raised on three feet. The base has a cast four-character mark. Late 19th century

Approximately 16.5 cm diameter, 10.8 cm high. The weight is 835 gm. Good condition.

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