Alexander E Grace
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1368287 (stock #14)
Alexander E Grace
£585.00
A large and finely sculptured, Japanese, figure of Buddha, shown seated on a high lotus base. Polychrome in the Kutani style. The raised hand in the vitarka mudra, meaning the gesture of argumentation (thumb and index forming the wheel of teachings). The left in the karana mudra, meaning the gesture of demon-defence. The flat base is textured. There is an opening, perhaps as a reliquary. It also offers the opportunity to see the hand moulded nature of this figure...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1367446 (stock #9)
Alexander E Grace
£595.00
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 hexagonal 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
£775.00
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.