Alexander E Grace
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1367564 (stock #10)
Alexander E Grace
£1,000.00
A finely cast, Japanese, bronze lidded vessel in the form of a sphere perched upon swirling waves and itself surmounted by a knop of a bird on a leafy branch, the bowl decorated in relief with carp in a stream. The eyes of the carp inlaid with gold. The bowl is signed, Shoryusai Chikatoshi sei, in Japanese characters. Meiji period, C20th. Dimensions are approximately 18 cm x 18 cm x 18cm. Condition is good...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1367446 (stock #9)
Alexander E Grace
£675.00
A Japanese Imari covered vase, circa 1700. Late C16th to early C17th. Decorated in a continuous water garden landscape of ducks amidst blossoming flowers. The pure quality of the cobalt blue is particularly attractive, and used lavishly. It is relatively rare to find an early Imari vase of an octagonal shape, even more so, complete with it's original cover. The vase is 23.5 cm tall, 33 cm tall with cover. The condition is good. There is wear to some of the decoration and to the gilding...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1367427 (stock #7)
Alexander E Grace
£875.00
A Japanese Imari vase of exceptional quality, circa 1700. Finely decorated with a continuous garden landscape between panel borders. Height 31.5 cm. It exhibits one small firing flaw, as is often found in Japanese Imari porcelain of this early period. However, the decorative condition is simply outstanding with no, or little, wear. Provenance: Ex Linley Hall, Shropshire. Additional images will be supplied upon request.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1367423 (stock #6)
Alexander E Grace
£1,000.00
A rare stone sculpture for this size, expressively depicting Krishna standing on a lotus base. Krishna is the eighth incarnation of the high god Vishnu. In his early youth, he came to shepherd girls he liked to tease, taking butter and clothes away while they was bathing, then played his flute for their festive circle dances, as he was called Venugopala. Krishna is naked and holds the (lost) flute venu in his raised hands. He wears a hair bun and has holes in his ears for jewelry. Height 33 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1367374 (stock #5)
Alexander E Grace
£480.00
A superb, kingfisher blue, crackled Chinese vase. The fine crazing is particularly attractive. C19th. 29.5 cm high. Good condition. With a fitted hardwood stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1367346 (stock #4)
Alexander E Grace
£2,000.00
A rare Javanese Majapahit Kingdom pottery pig, C14-15th. It is equally rare to find in such a large size, 34 cm long. As is the nature of these piggy banks, it has been broken and restored! Cf. The Legacy of Majapahit, exhibition catalogue for the National Museum of Singapore, where such piggy banks are discussed. Examples to be found in the National Museum of Indonesia. Additional photos are available upon request.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1910 item #1367342 (stock #3)
Alexander E Grace
£900.00
A finely carved ivory okimono of a Japanese tea house. Signed to the base. The workmanship is of very high quality, and the subject is rarely found. Dimensions: approximately, 10 x 10 x 10 cm The condition is good, with the exception of some apparent missing element to the uppermost part of the pine tree. Additional photos are available upon request. We are happy to help in obtaining CITES export permit, if required.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1367290 (stock #1)
Alexander E Grace
£1,250.00
A Japanese ivory Netsuke, beautifully and emotively carved, of two monkeys playing with an owl. C19th, Meiji. Signed Seigyoku. Approximately 4 x 4 x 4 cm. A similar netsuke was sold by Bonhams. https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/21106/lot/43/ Additional photos are available upon request. We are happy to offer our help in applying for a CITES export certificate, if required.