Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1357937 (stock #4423)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£550.00
An ivory snuff bottle in the form of of an attractive lady of status carrying a fan. The head can be removed to reveal the snuff. Probably Japanese work for the Chinese market at the end of the 19th century.

Approximately 9.2 cm high. In very good condition with only a little chipping to the back of the collar, noted in the photographs...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1357936 (stock #4422)
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SOLD
A Chinese soapstone seal, unused, decorated with gilded engraved calligraphy. 19th century.

Approximately 8 cm high. Nice old patina and signs of handling. The number 135 is lightly scratched on the base.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1357935 (stock #4421)
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£265.00
A Chinese white porcelain snuff bottle, probably Dehua, known in the West as ‘Blanc de Chine’. The moulded body, each side decorated with a central roundel of flowers surrounded with a pair of bats and a Shou character. The stopper, missing its spoon, appears to be faded purple stained soapstone. The thin body is very translucent and inside there are traces of former contents.

Approximately 5.8cm high. Perfect condition...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1357934 (stock #4420)
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A pair of Chinese ritual altar vessels for the Sun Altar, Qing dynasty.

The ritual vessels, bian, are made from fine strips of woven bamboo, the inner surfaces completely covered in lacquer. The earliest illustration of this form is from a Song period reproduction of a Han dynasty publication...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1357877 (stock #4419)
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A Chinese cloisonné and champlevé enamel jardiniere. Early 19th century. The jardiniere is of globular form with three circular medallions enclosing birds and butterflies against a floral and gilt ground. These roundels are set against a scrolling lotus ground. The inside is counter-enamelled in turquoise blue...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1357876 (stock #4418)
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A Chinese Guan ware bowl, 18th century. The bowl has incurving walls rather like an alms bowl. Golden thread and iron wire crazing demonstrated beautifully on the interior. It is in perfect condition.

There is a subtle difference between the colour inside the bowl as if it has changed slightly and improved with age and use. The foot is interesting as within the foot-rim the body is recessed a little and it has a darkish mushroom tone to the glaze where it is thicker...

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)
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£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...

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. Light c...

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. Small damaged area on top...

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. Generally in good condition, wrinkled corners. A few extraneous m...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1353430 (stock #4405)
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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 : 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.

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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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