Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1142420 (stock #4235)
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A CHINESE BAMBOO OPIUM PIPE WITH JADE DAMPER, 19TH CENTURY.

A bamboo opium pipe with a jade damper. The jade makes it quite an unusual opium pipe, mostly the dampers are Yixing stoneware. The white metal fitting looks complete but must have been loose and a former owner has bound it with twine. This could be removed and a modern adhesive used to make a better fixing. The ends are ivory.

Approximately 56 cm long...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1140968 (stock #4229)
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A GARNITURE OF CHINESE EXPORT VASES DECORATED ‘EN GRISAILLE’, QIANLONG, 18TH CENTURY.

The meiping form porcelain vases gently lobed with high shoulders and an ovoid cross-section. They are decorated in black enamel and gold, a palette better known by the French term, ‘en grisaille’...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1140951 (stock #4227)
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FOUR PORCELAIN DISHES FROM A CHINESE EXPORT SUPPER SET, 18TH CENTURY.

The shaped dishes attractively painted with landscapes within a diaper border. Qianlong period.

Maximum dimensions approximately 12.5cm by 11cm. Some fritting and small chips, I show the worst in the photographs.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1109591 (stock #4225)
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A CHINESE LAC BURGAUTE BOWL, 18TH CENTURY.

A very attractive lacquer bowl with alternating panels of landscapes and flowers executed in iridescent shell. The lobed bowl is lined with silvered copper as is the foot.

Approximately 10.2 cm diameter, 5 cm high. For this type of lacquer this bowl is in unusually good condition with only some surface age cracks...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1105654 (stock #4223)
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A CHINESE BLANC DE CHINE LIBATION CUP, MID 17TH CENTURY.

A white Dehua porcelain cup, the design based upon rhinoceros horn cups of the late Ming and early Kangxi. These cups whilst not uncommon are harder to find in this larger size. The cup has a dragon and clouds above a tiger, a deer beneath a pine tree and a flying stork. The porcelain is translucent and is straw coloured where it pools. The fitted stand is included.

Approximately 12.5 cm maximum width...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1084890 (stock #4214)
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A CHINESE ENAMEL WINE CUP, QIANLONG, 18TH CENTURY.

A small cup , square shape with canted corners, decorated with a scholar and pupil. These tiny cups rarely survive in good condition, this one is very fine. Note that the green enamel applied within the foot-rim has curdled during the firing.

Approximately 4.6cm square, 3cm high.

Please study the photographs.

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1837 VR item #1074471 (stock #4202)
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A PAIR OF CHINESE CLOISONNE VASES, JIAQING, EARLY 19TH CENTURY.

A fine pair of cloisonne vases decorated with formal scrolling lotus. The heavy vases are thickly enamelled with bright colours on a light turquoise background. The wires dividing the colours are soldered in place and where the solder has come to the surface here and there it has been heavily gilded along with the wires...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1910 item #1074467 (stock #4201)
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A LARGE CHINESE CLOISONNE DISH, LATE 19TH CENTURY.

A large and heavy Chinese cloisonne dish with a central roundel depicting a rampant dragon, the wide border with scrolling lotus. The scrolling lotus is repeated on the back.

Approximately 31.5cm diameter. The dish weighs just over 1410 gm. In fine condition with only some slight wear from use...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1070588 (stock #4197)
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A CHINESE PAKTONG BRUSH POT, CIRCA 1900.

A very elegant ribbed white brass brush pot, baitong. The walls of the pot are hollow but the piece is quite substantial and feels heavy for its size. Its elegance derives from the incurving walls, a difficult shape to manufacture. The base is signed with an impressed seal, Wen Chang Ge, perhaps the manufacturer.

Approximately 10cm high, 8.2cm base diameter. Weight: 459gm. Generally in good condition with no dents, just slight wear from use...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1070299 (stock #4193)
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A CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE VERTE PLATE, YONGZHENG, EARLY 18TH CENTURY.

A Chinese export plate decorated in the famille verte palette with swags of flowers and flying cranes within a wide diaper border. The rim has an iron-rich dressing, “Batavian brown”, thought to reduce the incidence if fritting. This dish was made specifically for export to the West during the Yongzheng period, circa 1730.

Approximately 22.3cm diameter...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1070297 (stock #4191)
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A CHINESE EXPORT FAMILLE ROSE BERRY DISH, QIANLONG ~ YONGZHENG, EARLY 18TH CENTURY.

An small deep dish, probably for serving berries, decorated with flowering plants within a wide famille rose diaper border. This dish was made specifically for export to the West during the early Qianlong period, or perhaps the Yongzheng circa 1730 ~ 1740.

Approximately 16.4cm diameter...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1061775 (stock #4184)
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A FAMILLE ROSE CUP, FIGURES FROM LITERATURE, 19TH CENTURY.

A small Chinese porcelain cup decorated with figures and calligraphy from literature. Second half of the 19th century. A very pretty and well-painted wine or tea cup in perfect condition.

Approximately 6.7 cm diameter. Please remember that the actual cup is smaller than my photographs suggest and so the painting looks 'neater' in reality.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1061772 (stock #4183)
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A FAMILLE ROSE CUP & COVER, FIGURES FROM LITERATURE, 19TH CENTURY.

A small Chinese porcelain cup and cover decorated with figures and calligraphy from literature. Second half of the 19th century. A very pretty and well-painted set in perfect condition.

The cup diameter is 6.6cm. Please remember that the set is smaller than my photographs suggest and so the painting looks 'neater' in reality.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1059538 (stock #4172)
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AN ATTRACTIVE CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE JARDINIERE, 19TH CENTURY.

The jardiniere or planter is in fine condition apart from a star crack in the side. It is not particularly noticeable, it is more apparent on the inside where it has gathered some dirt.

28.7cm mouth diameter, 18.1cm high. It weighs 2800 gm.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1058864 (stock #4169)
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A RARE CHINESE SILK KESI TOPOGRAPHICAL PICTURE, EARLY 19TH CENTURY.

A finely woven and painted yellow-ground silk panel depicting Xi Hu, the West Lake in Hangzhou. A little artistic license has been used with location and scale in order to include most of the famous sights. Older kesi are scarce, those depicting identifiable scenes are very rare.

The silk has been mounted with a plain silk border and then stretched on to a wood framework, fitted in a wood frame.

The weavi...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1058237 (stock #4168)
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A LARGE CHINESE EXPORT 'SOFT-PASTE' FAMILLE ROSE JUG, QIANLONG, 18TH CENTURY.

A large jug of European form with alternately convex and concave ribbing beautifully decorated with birds within a floral roundel. The soft paste porcelain give a fine white surface for the painting but it does exhibit the characteristic wide crazing to the glaze. A couple of the crazing lines have become cracks from years of use. A previous owner has found an ebony lid which is included.

Approximately ...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1053974 (stock #4159)
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A SHIWAN FIGURE OF AN EMACIATED LOHAN.

The seated figure is moulded in two parts, luted together vertically, this assembly crowned with a wonderful expressively crafted head. The body is high-fired and mostly unglazed, achieving a glossy appearance naturally during the firing. A touch or two of ash glaze is used on the gourds he carries and a little white enamel is used on his teeth. Some dry iron oxide pigment is rubbed into his clothing before the firing. I always find these figures di...

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1040544 (stock #4157)
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A CHINESE PORCELAIN DOUBLE SNUFF BOTTLE, 19TH CENTURY

A good double snuff bottle decorated with different landscapes below jewelled collars. One top of the pair of stoppers is missing, the remaining is made from an agate bead cut in half.

6.4 cm high. The bottle is perfect except for a tiny chip on the collar, noted in the photographs.

Please study the photographs.

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