Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1235103 (stock #4268)
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A fine Chinese porcelain saucer dish depicting bats flying amongst magic clouds. The iron-red bats have touches of white enamel detail. The base has a six-character Daoguang (1821~1850) reign mark and also the label of a Swedish collector.

Approximately 18.7 cm diameter. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1235101 (stock #4267)
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A Chinese bronze seal/paperweight in the form of a Luohan riding an elephant. This I feel dates from the 17th ~ 18th century though many would call it Ming. It has a fine genuine patina. Paul Moss illustrates a bronze seal of a similar design though the elephant is not on a double plinth, notes it as Ming.

Approximately 6.2cm high, 7.3cm wide...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1212829 (stock #4264)
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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)
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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.

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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)
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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.

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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.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1206515 (stock #4255)
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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)
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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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #1176130 (stock #4251)
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A ROMANTIC EVENING LANDSCAPE, ALFRED TOUCHEMOLIN, 1829~1907.

Charles Marie Joseph Alfred Touchemolin was born in Strasbourg, 9th November, 1829, died in Brighton, UK, 1907. A noted painter, mostly of military subjects.

The technique used is somewhat unusual, as well as opaque water colour extensive use has been made of pencil (on top) and scraffito, to expose the white ground. Indeed, the signature is created using scraffito.

Approximately 18.7 x 12.2 cm...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1176013 (stock #4250)
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GBP 165.00
A MUGHAL PAINTING, FLOWERS & BUTTERFLIES.

A beautiful and skilled painting of a flowering stem , painted in opaque water colour on a deep blue-grey ground. The paper is burnished on the back. India, 19th century or earlier.

Approximately 30.5 cm x 17.5 cm. Good condition but a short tear on the edge repaired with tape on the back...

All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #1176012 (stock #4249)
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GBP 285.00
RECONNAISSANCE PARTY, THE RELIEF OF CHITRAL, 1895.

The former owner of this fine watercolour painting assured me that although it is unsigned it was by a British military officer, Alan David Greenhill-Gardyne. He was commissioned into the Gordon Highlanders in 1888 and was with the Regiment at the Relief of Chitral in 1895. He took part in other North-West Frontier operations and later in the Boer War, he was wounded in the Great War...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1175847 (stock #4246)
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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 : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1141445 (stock #4233)
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GBP 185.00
A CHINESE FOLDING FAN.

A Chinese paper fan with bamboo sticks, the paper centre is varnished in order to stiffen the paper. The bamboo sticks are decorated with a hot point, a technique known in the West as pyrography. There is a worn out silk tassel with a large amethyst bead.

Approximately 30 cm long. The fan is in fine condition overall but one or two on the bamboo inner sticks have short splits. These could be easily strengthened with glue.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1141388 (stock #4231)
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GBP 225.00
A TRIO OF CHINESE SOAPSTONE SEAL BLANKS.

These three Chinese soapstone seal blanks came from a small collection of items that must have arrived in the UK at the end of the 19th century or the beginning of the 20th. Each has what appears to be the same inscription engraved though on two stones the engraving has been filled with gold. None have a seal engraved, one has a stock number scratched.

Approximately 8 cm high. Nice old patina and signs of use.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1140985 (stock #4230)
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GBP 275.00
A CHINESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL JARDINIERE, LATE 19TH CENTURY.

The jardiniere enamelled overall with formal scrolling lotus beneath a ruyi border and above lappets. The inside is thickly counter enamelled with blue. This is quite substantially made and so quite heavy.

Approximately 14.5 cm high, 19 cm diameter. Weight = 950 gm. Fine condition but the jardiniere has received a small knock to the side resulting is a small loss of enamel inside, but virtually nothing to see on the outsi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1140970 (stock #4228)
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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. The enamel decoration was applied in Holland, 'Amsterdams Bont', in order to make the item fit in with the new fashionable coloured porcelains arriving from Japan at the time.

Approximately ...