Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1264109 (stock #4300)
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A Japanese Imari barber's bowl, circa 1690 ~ 1730. Also known as a 'bleeding' bowl after the then popular medical procedure of letting blood to relieve symptoms. Incidentally, barbers offered both services at the time. These bowls were made to order in Arita and were for export to the West. The rim has two holes, pierced before firing, to allow the bowl to be hung on the wall when not in use.

A very similar bowl but lacking the green enamel is illustrated in Shibata, No...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1264104 (stock #4299)
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£55.00
An unusual Japanese lacquer tokkuri, sake flask, 19th century. The flask is decorated with auspicious items in gold and red against a black background. It has a metal pouring spout that swivels when needed.

13 cm x 12.9 cm x 13.2 cm. Overall the condition is good with only a couple of small chips to the rim and a couple of tiny flakes on one face. The lacquer has signs of age and would benefit from a light clean...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1264101 (stock #4301)
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£225.00
A Japanese Imari jug, early 18th century. This jug was made in Arita specifically for export to the West, the shape after a contemporary Delft pottery sample. The clear glaze has a blue-green tinge though not strong enough perhaps, to describe as celadon. The handle has a small hole, pierced before firing, to allow the fixture of a hinged silver lid if required when the jug arrived in Europe.

Approximately 15.8 cm high...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1264099 (stock #4302)
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£75.00
An attractive Kenjo type Imari bowl, the sides curving down to a recessed foot. Late 18th century.

Approximately 15.5 cm diameter. Fine undamaged condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1263987 (stock #4298)
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A Chinese Changguan or teadust glazed double gourd vase, 18th ~ 19th century. The vase is skillfully made from fine and compact porcelain which can be seen on the wide foot-rim. The glaze is mottled and neatly finishes just above the foot with a dark brown line. Where the porcelain is exposed on the exterior it has burned to an orange colour during the firing.

Approximately 23.8 cm high...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1950 item #1263986 (stock #4297)
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£65.00
A glass bead decorated gourd from the Maasai people in Kenya. This type of gourd is used traditionally for the mixture of milk and blood that is a staple of the Maasai diet. Early 20th century.

Approximately 24 cm long. In fine condition. Noted are half a dozen insect holes in the lid, these are old and mostly filled in...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1263850 (stock #4296)
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£460.00
A fine 'Three Friends' saucer-dish in Chinese taste, Kangxi, circa 1700. Excellent colour and condition.

Approximately 22 cm diameter. The dish has a small area of fritting on the rim; on the back a shallow glaze flake where the sliver of glaze has been glued into place and a further glaze flake. All noted in the photographs. No cracks...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1263849 (stock #4295)
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£180.00
A very striking pair of ferocious Shekwan stoneware lion-dogs, from southern China, 19th century. Each dog is of traditional form with finely combed coats, their manes highlighted with iron-oxide and further pearl-like jewels created with thick white glaze. The dogs are a male and female pair as can be seen.

Approximately 19cm high, 17cm long. The lions present very well but have an number of condition issues, mostly small chips to extremities...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1263145 (stock #4293)
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A good Chinese agate snuff bottle carved to represent a ribbed gourd...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1263143 (stock #4294)
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£180.00
A Chinese glass snuff bottle made to imitate agate. Though simple in appearance these bottles were very difficult to make as the glass had to be first striated and then given darker patches whilst molten, before blowing to form the bottle. A genuine old bottle. The base has an old collectors label mistakenly identifying the bottle as agate.

Approximately 5.8 cm high. Fine condition. No stopper.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1263132 (stock #4291)
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A Chinese bamboo carving of an immortal, possibly Shoulao, the tall bearded figure holding a short section of bamboo. Permanently fixed to a hardwood stand. Late 19th century. Attractive patina.

Approximately 29.2 cm high. Very good condition with only a couple of small chips to the bottom edge and two very minor age related cracks, also on the skirt.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1263129 (stock #4292)
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A small Japanese black lacquered koro, incense burner, decorated with a family crest, the inside lined in metal and with a petal-pierced metal lid. 19th century.

Approximately 10.5 cm diameter, 10 cm high. The koro is used and has many small marks though no serious damage, it remains very presentable. The two family mon on the upper tier of the design have wear, each on the upper part only.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1263110 (stock #4290)
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£300.00
A fine carved and painted marble sculpture of the Hindu deity Ganesha, the elephant-headed god. He is holding his war axe in one hand, an elephant goad, ankusha, in another. A further holds a rosary and the last holds a sweetmeat. A hooded cobra supports his trunk and a large rat nibbles his foot. From northern India, mid 19th century.

Approximately 6.5/8 inches (17 cm) high, 3.7/8 inches (10cm) wide. For this genre the sculpture is in unusually good condition, most are found badly ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1263108 (stock #4289)
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£180.00
A fine carved and painted marble sculpture of the Hindu deity Hanuman, the monkey god and hero of the Hindu epic, the Ramayana. He is holding his war mace in one hand and the mountain of medicinal herbs, Sanjeevi Parvatham, in the other. From northern India, mid 19th century.

7 inches (17.7cm) high, 3.5/8 inches (9.2cm) wide. Perfect condition. For this genre the sculpture is in unusually good condition, most are found badly broken.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1258883 (stock #4288)
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£575.00
A PAIR OF CANTONESE ENAMEL ON COPPER VASES, 19TH CENTURY.

The baluster vases profusely decorated with scrolling foliage against a yellow background. The interiors counter-enamelled with white. Bats can also be found amongst the flowers.

Approximately 22.7cm high. Both in perfect condition but noted inside the mouth of one vase there is a small area of roughness with some carbon inclusions and a very fine stress line, all seen in the detail photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1254528 (stock #4286)
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£395.00
The design of butterflies and melons is seldom encountered on Chinese porcelain, found only on a few Qianlong pieces. This shaped dish I feel is from the early 19th century but the ‘orange peel’ surface of the porcelain is often found on Qianlong export pieces. Like the Qianlong painted melons these have a pronounced ‘spotting’ in either famille rose or gold enamel on the fruits. 

Approximately 20.6cm across, 6.4 cm high. Perfect condition with no frits, chips, cracks or rest...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1254527 (stock #4287)
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The square bowl with flaring sides and indented canted corners on a flared base. It is covered overall with a very thick opaque mushroom coloured glaze with a wonderful intentional crackle. The crackle is stained and in places exhibits the famous iron wire and golden thread effect found on the fabled Song Guan wares. This bowl dates from the 18th century, or possibly earlier.   A rare porcelain bowl.

Approximately 7.3/16 inches (18.3 cm) by 6.15/16 inches (17.6 cm) by 3.1/16 inches ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1920 item #1249550 (stock #4284)
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£95.00
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An attractive pair of North Indian paintings of birds, probably late 19th or early 20th century. The paintings are hand painted in gouache on prepared thin card and are in excellent condition.

Approximately 36cm x 24.4cm.

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