Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pre 1980 item #1307913 (stock #4342)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£425.00
A stoneware suiteki, a water dropper used in the practice of calligraphy, by the eminent Japanese potter and 'Living National Treasure' Hamada Shoji ( 1894 ~ 1978 ). It is accompanied by a tomobako inscribed by his son, Shinsaku, authenticating the item.

The simple circular form reminiscent of a mochi rice cake has been given an oatmeal glaze that has fired with salmon-pink blushes.

Approximately 8 cm diameter. Original condition...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pre 1980 item #1307911 (stock #4343)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£275.00
An hexagonal stoneware seal-paste box by 'Living National Treasure' Tatsuzo Shimaoka ( 1919~2007 ). Shimaoka's seal on the base. Accompanied by a signed tomobako, wrapping cloth and various papers.

Approximately 9 cm diameter...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pre 1980 item #1307881 (stock #4344)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£125.00
A Fine Iron Glazed Mashiko Stoneware Yunomi By Sakuma Kénji
, accompanied by a signed and inscribed tomobako. Sakuma Kénji (1936-) The fourth son of Sakuma Tôtarô. The potter opened his own kiln in Mashiko and became independent in the 36th year of the Showa era (1961).

Approximately 8 cm diameter, 9.3 cm high. Perfect condition...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Vases : Pre 1980 item #1307879 (stock #4341)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£65.00
A small stoneware vase attributed to Sakuma Totaro ( 1900 ~ 1976 ). Sakuma was a friend and contemporary of Hamada Shoji, involved with him in the Mingei movement based in Mashiko.

First son of Sakuma Fukujiro, a mingei potter in Mashiko. Totaro studied ceramics with his father. The potter met Hamada Shoji who visited Mashiko in 1924 and he is said to have been fascinated with Hamada's knowledge on ceramics and his attitude towards pottery...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pottery : Pre 1980 item #1307878 (stock #4340)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£195.00
A fine stoneware mug by Sakuma Totaro ( 1900 ~ 1976 ). Sakuma was a friend and contemporary of Hamada Shoji, involved with him in the Mingei movement based in Mashiko.

First son of Sakuma Fukujiro, a mingei potter in Mashiko. Totaro studied ceramics with his father. The potter met Hamada Shoji who visited Mashiko in 1924 and he is said to have been fascinated with Hamada's knowledge on ceramics and his attitude towards pottery...

All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1307519 (stock #4338)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£320.00
A striking porcelain double gourd vase by the eminent Kutani potter Matsumoto Saichi V The tall shape has four raised ribs on the matt buff/white glazed body, the bottom gourd boldly painted with sets of green stripes on a tan ground. The buff/white glaze is curious, on close inspection it looks like crushed oyster shell. Signed on the base. The vase comes with its original signed and inscribed box.

Approximately 31.7 cm high...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1307469 (stock #4337)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£195.00
An Indian stone surahi expertly turned on a lathe from a single piece of black steatite, a variety of soapstone. It is beautifully made and very light, displaying the remarkable hollowing performed by the artisan. It relates directly to bronze and brass versions from the 18th century. With this flask is a turned alabaster bowl, also elegantly made, that has a curious slightly domed bottom. The bowl perhaps dates from the 19th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1307468 (stock #4336)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£135.00
An unusual Japanese Arita dish, Kakiemon or Kakiemon style, circa 1670 ~ 1700.

The reason for the holes, done before the glazing and firing, is not known to the writer. They are however included in the decoration on the exterior and form the mouths of four lion heads. The interior has a typical Kakiemon dragon and pearl...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1307404 (stock #4335)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£65.00
An oval Thewa pendant from Rajasthan in northern India. Thewa is the technique invented around 400 years ago where filigree gold designs are fused onto a coloured glass ground, then backed with silver foil. This pendant depicts prey being attacked in what looks like a palace garden...
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 : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1307398 (stock #4333)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£320.00
An unusual lacquered flower vase, hanaike, by the eminent bamboo artist Tanabe Chikuunsai II ( 1919~2000 ). The black lacquered bamboo vase is decorated in vermillion lacquer with a sago palm and is also signed. The vase is complete with its original blue cotton bag and a signed and inscribed box.

Chikuunsai I began the family tradition of making fine bamboo crafts in 1890, it still flourishes today under the direction of Tanabe Chikuunsai III.

Approximately 30 cm high. Fine...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1307203 (stock #4332)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£95.00
A Japanese Kyo-yaki bowl decorated with acorns and oak leaves in thick gosu blue enamel. The moulded stoneware body is probably from a Seto kiln. Meiji period.

Approximately 14.5 cm diameter, 5 cm high. Fine condition with only one shallow frit to the rim noted.

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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
£295.00
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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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1307112 (stock #4328)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£250.00
A small Chinese bamboo brush pot with a deeply carved character and maker's signature. The pot is thick-walled and is a nice colour with many signs of use. The inside is very dusty at the base. 19th ~ 20th century.

Approximately 12cm high. In fine condition with only one short open age crack, beneath the large character.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1301938 (stock #4324)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£220.00
From India, a tiny but fine and old bronze figure of Bhu Devi, the Earth-Goddess and second wife of Visnu. 17th century or earlier.

Approximately 7.7 cm high. Fine condition with a lovely old patina.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1301937 (stock #4323)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£225.00
An attractive and slightly eccentric depiction of Venugopala, the fluting Krishna probably from Gujarat, Western India. The figure is in fine condition, the head showing some wear from devotion.

Approximately 14.7 high.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1301936 (stock #4322)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£250.00
A well finished bronze figure of the infant Krishna, in the act of stealing pats of butter from his mother's kitchen. It's from India, probably from 18th century South India.

Approximately 7 cm long, 8 cm high. Fine condition.

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