All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421655 (stock #4589)
An early Arita porcelain dish, Kakiemon, 17th Century, circa 1655~1670.

The centre of the dish with a table display of bonsai-like foliage. The curved cavetto with plant-filled lozenges against a blue ground.

The mark within the foot-rim was used at the Chokichidani kiln and the Old Kakiemon kiln in the period 1655 ~ 1670’s...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1421654 (stock #4588)
An Arita Export porcelain dish decorated with a design based on a Ming Chinese Kraak plate. A pair of Ho-o birds amongst flowers and bursting pomegranates. Arita, circa 1690 - 1720. A similar dish is illustrated in the Shibata Collection, Kyushu Ceramic Museum, item 2495.

The border pattern shows a striking similarity to that used for V.O.C. orders produced at the Hikeoba and Sarugawa kilns. Circa 1680.

Approximately 21.3 cm diameter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1421653 (stock #865)
Gorinto (5-tiered stupa) sculpted in four parts from a gray-hued igneous stone. Late-Muromachi Period ca. 1500. Excellent condition, with only very minor old loss and desirable lichen accumulation overall.

Height: 59 cm
Width: 24 cm
Depth: 24 cm
Packaged weight: 42 kg.

The gorinto is a distinctively Japanese style of stupa comprising five geometric forms...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1421652 (stock #4587)
An Arita Export porcelain dish decorated with a design based on a Ming Chinese Kraak plate. A pair of Ho-o birds amongst flowers and bursting pomegranates. Arita, circa 1690 - 1720. A similar dish is illustrated in the Shibata Collection, Kyushu Ceramic Museum, item 2495.

The border pattern shows a striking similarity to that used for V.O.C. orders produced at the Hikeoba and Sarugawa kilns. Circa 1680.

Approximately 21.3 cm diameter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421651 (stock #4586)
A Kakiemon blue & white porcelain dish decorated with a delicately painted asymmetrical scrolling foliage design. The rim with an iron-rich dressing. The back with a kin (gold) character within a double border. The kin mark is associated with the Old Kakiemon and Nangawara-Kamanotsuji kilns and used around the later period of the 17th century and possibly into the 18th.

A very similar dish is illustrated in Beauty of Prime Period Imari. Kano Seki, Ko-Imari Publication, 1990. No...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421650 (stock #4585)
An Early Arita “Snowflake” plate. Circa 1680. The thickly potted porcelain dish decorated with snowflakes and flowering prunus. The back with a lozenge mark.

Provenance: R&G McPherson Antiques, London W8.

Approximately 18.7 cm diameter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1421648 (stock #4584)
A Japanese porcelain “100 Boys” plate, 18th century.

This unusual plate was made in Arita between 1720 and 1760. It shows a hall crammed with boys, an elevated youthful figure surrounded by attendants, two of which are carrying fans. To me it looks like the interior of a temple with children depicting the abbot and gathering of monks. Above the Abbot can be found a sign, Hyakushindo, “The Hall of 100 Children.” ( Baizitang in Chinese )...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1421540
An antique Japanese scroll of a recumbent cat gazing into the foreground amongst the blooming Peony flowers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1421536 (stock #gy6030)
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19th Century Japanese 2 Satsuma Miura Kenya Signed Dolls in Kenzan Style - AS IS

They are 4.3 inches (11 cm) tall by 3.9 inches (10 cm) wide. They are 353 gram.

The lady figure has been repaired at her hat and has a small chip at her sleeves. The male figure has hairline cracks at his chest. Both have rubbing of gold and paint, missing accessories held by hands, glaze crazing, firing cracks, and surface wears and scratches (as seen in the photos).


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1421469
19th century Japanese porcelain cabinet vase painted in the round with sometsuke (underglaze blue) decoration of prunus flowers on crackled ice background made by Seifu Yohei III and purchased from the Yamanaka Company in 1895. Perfect potting, excellent quality painting with beautiful washes of blue, amazing glaze full of tiniest bubbles giving it extra depth. Bottom is stamped with potter’s seal SEIFU on the bottom, paper label reading “By Seifu of Kyoto 1895”. Recently deaccessioned fro...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1421468
Late Meiji / early Taisho miniature Japanese porcelain vase depicting a family of 3 cranes in different attitudes. Perfect potting, elegant shape, beautiful underglaze powder green ground, eyes and beaks of of the birds are done in underglaze blue, in perfect condition. Signed in underglaze blue SENPO SENO SEI (Made in Senpo’s pottery) on the bottom. Height 3 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1421467
Unusual 1910s Japanese porcelain Kutani sake cup painted on the outside with two panels with landscape scene and a gathering of scholars. Areas between the panels are filled with different reserves painted with brocade patterns. Superb quality painting (see the detailing of the landscape panel) done in red, green, light blue, black and golden enamels. Delicate potting, overall in excellent condition. Red enamel mark in Japanese characters KUTANI and place name on the bottom. Diameter 3 13/16 inc...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1421466
Unusual 1910s Japanese porcelain cup in classic shape decorated with 3 cranes in flight among stylized clouds in gold on tomato red ground, and underglaze blue keyfret design around the foot. Excellent potting, superb quality painting done in kinrande (literally "gold brocade”) style - a Japanese technique where gold is applied on the surface. Signed in underglaze blue on the bottom DAI NIHON EIRAKU ZO for one of the later generations of potters from the Eiraku line. Very pleasant and beautifu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1421465
19th century/Meiji period Japanese porcelain sake cup with underglaze blue decoration of four different ancient Chinese bronze incense burners/braziers. Kyoto work with delicate potting and beautiful bubbly glaze. Wonderful quality freehand painting, in perfect condition. Underglaze blue Dohachi mark on the bottom - the cup was made by Takahashi Dohachi IV (1845-1897). Height 1 5/8 inches, diameter 2 3/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1421464
Late Meiji - early Taisho (1910s-1920s) Japanese Kutani porcelain saucer with scalloped edge and decoration of a bird resting on a camellia tree for use during tea ceremony. The bird is probably o-ruri - blue and white flycatcher. Wonderful free painting in typical Ko-Kutani (ancient Kutani) style and color palette of blue, green, aubergine, black and yellow enamels. Black on green enamel mark FUKU (Happiness) on the bottom. Excellent object in Japanese taste, in superb condition. Diameter 3 11/...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1421461
19th century small underglaze blue and white Japanese Arita porcelain sweetmeat dish used during tea ceremony, in lozenge shape with decoration of 2 boys among bushes on the inside, and scrolling vines on the outside. Very nice potting with indented corners, wonderful thick glaze with minute bubbles, beautiful dark spots in the paste consistent with age. Very good quality freehand painting, overall in excellent condition. Length 4 1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #1421457 (stock #UH20121)
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Japanese Takeda Ningyo depicting an actor from a Kabuki play in a role of a warrior at the sea with his anchor design embroidered on the sleeve and the stage prop waves in the foreground. The costume made of chirimen silk, birodo velvet and kinran brocades. He stands in an exaggerated position with his left foot elevated on a tree stump and his left foot outstretched with his big toe slightly raised. He holds a bow and a fan. There are two swords at his hip. The head is carved of wood covered in...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1910 item #1421436 (stock #1224)
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A Japanese okimono of a macaque with its puppies curious about beetle on the arm of the big macaque. Example of the extraordinary ability of the Tokyo school carver. Okimono not signed, but close to the circle of the founder and most appreciated sculptor of the Tokyo school Ishikawa Komei. Meiji Period second half 19th century Sizes: 7 x 6 x 5 cm. Condition report: Good condition