Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1212829 (stock #4264)
Hawkes, Asian Art
GBP 395.00
A JAPANESE EXPORT DISH, LATE 17TH CENTURY.

This fine dish is decorated with designs taken from Ming Chinese Wanli 'Kraak' wares and came about as a result of a disruption of Chinese production during a period of unrest. Dutch traders who found their Chinese trade stopped resorted to ordering from Japanese makers. The Japanese versions of these Kraak style pieces are usually thicker than the very thin Chinese Kraak wares and this has ensured their survival in often pristine condition...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1212458 (stock #4261)
Hawkes, Asian Art
GBP 65.00
A SMALL JAPANESE IMARI TOKKURI, 19TH CENTURY.

A pretty tokkuri in fine condition but for a little wear to the red enamel on the shoulder.

Approximately 12 cm high.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1212457 (stock #4260)
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GBP 165.00
A JAPANESE HASAMI “JAPANSCHZOYA” BOTTLE, 19TH CENTURY.

This bottle was made by a potter at the Hasami kilns in Kyushu, Japan for the Dutch merchants who shipped soya sauce to Holland. The bottle are stencilled in underglaze blue with the Dutch name for Japanese soya and also a seal on the back reads “Compradoor Deshima” along with Japanese characters...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1212456 (stock #4259)
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GBP 220.00
A RARE JAPANESE APOTHECARY'S JAR, 18TH CENTURY.

The Arita porcelain jar is fundamentally of square section but with quite pronounced convex walls. It has a flanged neck to enable a cover to be tied in place. The edges and shoulder are decorated with linked foliage in underglaze blue.

This 'Apothekerspot' was probably made for the Dutch market, another example is in the collection of the Groninger Museum, Groningen, The Netherlands. (inventory nr...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1206663 (stock #4258)
Hawkes, Asian Art
GBP 145.00
A JAPANESE BLUE & WHITE DISH, 18th CENTURY.

A foliate edged sometsuke dish decorated with karakusa and a repeating pattern of flowering plants. Within the foot-rim is found an apocryphal Chinese Ming Chenghua mark.

Approximately 20.5 cm diameter. Perfect condition.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1206661 (stock #4257)
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GBP 125.00
A FINE ARITA KO-SOMETSUKE DISH, 18TH CENTURY.

The shallow dish with a slight foliate edge decorated with a central roundel of shochikubai, pine ; plum and bamboo, set against a ground of scrolling ivy. Within the foot-rim is found a four-character fuki-choshun mark.

Approximately 18.4 cm diameter. Perfect condition.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1206515 (stock #4255)
Hawkes, Asian Art
GBP 135.00
A JAPANESE IMARI 'BIRD & TRELLIS' DISH.

A well-painted Arita Imari dish with a central motif of a conch shell and flywhisk set against a most attractive background of birds and maple leaves on a garden trellis. Within the foot-rim is an apocryphal six-character mark for the Ming dynasty Chinese emperor Jiajing. Late 18th century.

Approximately 17.2 cm diameter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1177060 (stock #4253)
Hawkes, Asian Art
GBP 185.00
A JAPANESE IMARI BOWL, EARLY 18TH CENTURY.

The bowl is moulded in a form based upon a chrysanthemum flower, the interior with further flowers and brocaded bands, the exterior with simple stems of foliage. Within the foot-rim is a six-character apocryphal Chinese Ming reign mark for Chenghua.

Sotheby's London sold a very similar bowl ( 20.1 cm dia.) in 1990 for GBP 880, how times have changed!

Approximately 17.6 cm diameter, 5.8 cm high...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1175847 (stock #4246)
Hawkes, Asian Art
GBP 385.00
A SET OF FIVE ARITA DISHES, EDO PERIOD.

An attractive set of five Japanese Arita porcelain square dishes with canted corners, each decorated with an oversized sage by a lake. The borders completely painted with figures in a landscape. By repute once part of the Bigelow Collection and disposed of by auction in New England. Late 18th ~ early 19th century.

Approximately 15.5cm square...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1140970 (stock #4228)
Hawkes, Asian Art
GBP 550.00
A JAPANESE EXPORT URINAL, CIRCA 1700.

A rare Arita porcelain urinal made for export to the West, probably the Netherlands, at the beginning of the 18th century. This is not the kind of export item encountered often so perhaps it was made as the result of a private commission by a trader...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1085437 (stock #4218)
Hawkes, Asian Art
GBP 45.00
A JAPANESE ARITA PORCELAIN OIL BOTTLE, 18th ~ 19th CENTURY.

The bottle of typical squat form decorated with spirals above a lappet border.

Approximately 9.5cm diameter. Tight hairline as seen in the photographs.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1074465 (stock #4200)
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GBP 650.00
AN OLD JAPANESE PAINTING OF MONJU BOSATSU.

Monju Bosatsu - Manjushri Bodhisattva of Wisdom. The painting appears to have great age and even though not in the best of condition it still has a compelling presence. It is painted on a composite sheet of thin paper, the joins can be seen as angled lines across the sheet and mounted as a kakemono. The painting is signed with a single seal impression in gold.

The painted area is approximately 106cm by 40.5cm...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1055698 (stock #4166)
Hawkes, Asian Art
GBP 345.00
A PAIR OF ARITA BLUE & WHITE MOKKO DISHES, 2ND HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY.

An attractive pair of mokko (lobed), and moulded dishes decorated with figure seated beneath mist enshrouded trees. The cavetto is moulded with swirls and flowers, the rim with a dark iron rich dressing.

Approximately 22.5 cm wide. Fine original undamaged condition.

Please study the photographs.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #953565 (stock #4094)
Hawkes, Asian Art
GBP 195.00
A JAPANESE KAISEKI DISH, KYO~YAKI, 19TH CENTURY.

A large stoneware leaf-shaped dish decorated with leaves and fruits in over-glaze blue and green enamels on top of underglaze blue veins. Probably a kaiseki dish for the tea ceremony. Late Edo, 19th century, Kyoto.

9.1/16 inches (23 cm) long, 5.1/2 inches (14 cm) wide. There are three lines from the edge that appear not to be a result of accidental damage but stress after the firing...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #935485 (stock #4049)
Hawkes, Asian Art
GBP 240.00
AN UNUSUAL SETO TOKKURI, 19TH CENTURY.

The body covered overall with a persimmon slip beneath the clear glaze, the neck dipped in a thick green glaze. The potter has engraved some fruit/vegetable forms through the slip before glazing, something I’ve never seen before. The orange and green go very well together. Within the foot-rim the body is clear glazed giving the more typical oatmeal colouring associated with Seto stoneware...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #890538 (stock #3991)
Hawkes, Asian Art
GBP 650.00
A FINE SATSUMA VASE, SIGNED, 19TH CENTURY...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #890535 (stock #3991)
Hawkes, Asian Art
GBP 650.00
A FINE SATSUMA VASE, SIGNED, 19TH CENTURY, ADDITIONAL PICTURES.

Immortals: Shoriken, travels on his sword.

Ri-Tekkai, pupil of Laotse, to whom he can send his soul in heaven.

Gama Sennin, represented by a bristly youth with his three-legged toad.

Not all identified. The tiny figure in the far distance might be Chokaro, his donkey can travel one thousand miles a day.

5.7/8 inches (14.9 cm) high.

I am based in the United Kingdom so charges m...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #879464 (stock #3973)
Hawkes, Asian Art
GBP 350.00
A JAPANESE MIXED METAL BOX, 19TH CENTURY.

This diminutive oval box is constructed from the two fittings that normally grace the hilt of a samurai sword, known together as fuchi kashira. The fuchi is the part that fits the hilt next to the hand guard, tsuba, and in this example is iron with soft metal geese and wind-blown grasses. The work is exceptional; the artist has even depicted tiny dewdrops on the bent grass. On the base the sword fitting maker has signed his name and later, when t...