EastWest Gallery - Chinese, Japanese and English Ceramics.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1367506 (stock #EW3040)
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$280.00
A koro of rounded barrel shaped profile decorated with a repeating pattern of underglaze dragons, chilong, framed by rectangular shaped reserves constructed from c form scrolls set against a pine scale ground painted in aubergine, green and yellow enamels. The lip of the rim painted in blue and the interior of the rim painted with a diaper band...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1367194 (stock #EW3039)
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$120.00
A tall beaker of bell form decorated in underglaze blue with a pair of auspicious Dragons each clasping a “tama” pearl above its head set against a lightening field with auspicious ruyi form clouds supporting respectively artemesin leaves on which are a pair of scrolls bound by ribbons and a flaming pearl. The design has been adapted from a Chinese precedent of the sixteenth century but with a Japanese twist to the design...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1367193 (stock #EW3039)
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$120.00
A tall beaker of bell form decorated in underglaze blue with a pair of auspicious Dragons each clasping a “tama” pearl above its head set against a lightening field with auspicious ruyi form clouds supporting respectively artemesin leaves on which are a pair of scrolls bound by ribbons and a flaming pearl. The design has been adapted from a Chinese precedent of the sixteenth century but with a Japanese twist to the design...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1367118 (stock #EW3038)
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A similar pair of dishes to EW 3037 but without the additional gilding and iron red decoration. Designs featuring Karako were popular both in China and Japan at this period they were both symbolic of joy and a wish for children, kodakara; the treasure that is children...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1367108 (stock #EW3037)
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$165.00
A pair of Arita dishes moulded in so-called suhama form; a stylised interpretation of a wave washed beach often associated with the Isles of the Immortals. Painted in underglaze blue with a group of five auspicious karako, Chinese Boys, bound together with a ribbon or rope; symbols of joy and a wish for offspring. In addition a Chinese style Fan and a Double gourd are painted in iron red and gilt to complete the design...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1367101 (stock #EW3036)
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$140.00
A pair of a very well painted Kutani porcelain sake bottles painted in “Kenjo Imari” style painted with gilt karakusa to the neck with various marumon, a band of diaper to the shoulder, and further aka-e dama, and stylised karahasna-mon. to the body of the bottle. The vases are thinly potted and wreathing to the interior of the neck suggests that they were originally thrown in two parts...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1367100 (stock #EW3035)
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$90.00
A large cosmetic jar painted in underglaze blue with panels of Mandarin Ducks, symbols of marital fidelity, beneath Willow Trees and a single Crested Egret (?) with water weeds, set against a frame of various brocades. The shoulders and stoppers painted with Cherry and Persimmon blossom floating on a blue wash ground...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1367099 (stock #EW3034)
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$90.00
A large cosmetic jar painted in underglaze blue with panels of Mandarin Ducks, symbols of marital fidelity, beneath Willow Trees and a single Crested Egret (?) with water weeds, set against a frame of various brocades. The shoulders and stoppers painted with Cherry and Persimmon blossom floating on a blue wash ground...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1358102 (stock #EW3023)
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$210.00
A small bronze mirror of bulls eye form, 69mm in diameter 7.5mm in height with a rounded boss surrounded by a thin raised concentric ring to the centre with a raised edge and partial concave profile to the rim. The mirror is in very good condition, please see photos. Shipping within the UK is included in the sterling price and worldwide tracked shipping in the US dollar price.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1358098 (stock #EW3022)
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A finely enamelled Japanese export bowl decorated with Chrysanthemums and Peonies between a pair of Fan Shaped reserves of Kiku form. The petals alternating between a gilt leaf and tendril blue brocade and an unusual iron red shaded wash. The veins of the gilt leaves created by the use of a scraffito technique. The interior with a band of peony and prunus sprigs. The central well of the bowl decorated with an iron red and gilt kiku mon. A single ring to the interior of the foot-rim of the bowl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1358089 (stock #EW3021)
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The design of this mirror has not entirely escaped the conventions of earlier Kagami-e (Long handled Mirrors) of the late Muromachi –Momoyama era, which are essentially mirrors of conventional round form retaining a central boss to which a handle has been attached. In this example the Cranes are arranged directly opposite each other, their beaks meeting with that of the kame, to create a T form; a convention that appears in the late 16th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1358088 (stock #EW3020)
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A small bronze, hakudo (white bronze), early handled mirror 17.2cm long. The mirror portion measuring 7.7cm in diameter. Typically for an early bronze mirror, it is basically a round handleless mirror, even down to a pierced boss for the attachment of a ribbon, with an attached handle...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1356387 (stock #EW3019)
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A pair of Namasu or small serving bowls in revived Kakiemon style decorated with a depiction of the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove in low moulded relief; here represented by just two of them. The Sages were synominous with a hedonistic lifestyle of drinking and poetry. The foliate rims of the dishes are painted with a fuchi beni, iron brown glaze...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1355939 (stock #EW 3018)
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A large Japanese Imari dish of saucer form with slightly everted rim decorated in underglaze blue, iron red and gilding with a central motif of a vase on a verandah containing an arrangement of Peony and Chrysanthemum flowers. The cavetto of the dish decorated with an underglaze blue brocade ground inset with three lobed reserves containing Hydrangea, Ajisai, Chrysanthemums, Kiku, and Peonies, Botan. The reverse decorated with three Peony sprigs to the reverse...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1355897 (stock #EW 3016)
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A good Arita sometsuke style dish probably from one of the favoured inner set of kilns at Arita, the so-called Uchiyama kilns. The dish is decorated with a border of stylised waves, painted in reverse style, with a single branch of a Camelia Tree in the centre. The underside of the dish decorated with a pair of sketchily painted Gourd vines...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1355889 (stock #EW 3015)
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A Namasu or small serving bowl in revived Kakiemon style decorated with a depiction of the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove in low moulded relief; here represented by just two of them. The Sages were synominous with a hedonistic lifestyle of drinking and poetry. The foliate rim of the dish with a fuchi beni, brown glaze. The central roundel in the well of the bowl decorated with a Namban or Tojin style figure of a European with a two legged long tailed dog like creature. This is the kind of n...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1355884 (stock #EW 3014)
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£ 110.00
A Namasu or small serving bowl in revived Kakiemon style decorated with a depiction of the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove in low moulded relief; here represented by just two of them. The Sages were synominous with a hedonistic lifestyle of drinking and poetry. The foliate rim of the dish with a fuchi beni, brown glaze. The central roundel in the well of the bowl decorated with a Namban or Tojin style figure of a European with a two legged long tailed dog like creature. This is the kind of n...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1355879 (stock #EW 3013)
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An interesting dish of moulded Kraak form decorated with a partially obscured Chinese four toed Dragon painted in underglaze cobalt blue with gilt outlined enamelled auspicious clouds framed by a band of stylised Chrysanthemum demi-florets to the rim. The reverse of the dish is decorated in underglaze blue with stylised Chinese style auspicious clouds and a six character mark for the Emperor Yongzheng. An identical dish appears in the Shibata collection dated circa 1750-80, although I think the ...