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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1837 VR item #1465454 (stock #WN371)
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$700.00
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Seven domed and pierced gilt Chinese copper fittings, likely adornments for a Chinese cloisonné vase. The three larger roundels showing the character "ji", meaning luck, surrounded by lotus scrolls on a pierced swastika fret ground. The four smaller ones with the Chinese character "da", meaning great. Condition: few with small enamel losses and slightly bent, traces of age. Dimension: diameter: approx.: 7.9 cm and 5.8 cm, height: c. 0.8 to 1 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1464909 (stock #WN370)
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$800.00
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A small carved wooden stele from Nepal of a Buddhist or more likely Hindu deity, maybe Indra. Bejeweled god with a fan-shaped crown, seated on a lotus base in lalita-sana under a mandorla. Traces of vermilion. Condition: see photos, wear, and small losses. Dimension: total height: c. 17.3 cm, c. 10.3 cm wide, c. 5 cm deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1910 item #1463483 (stock #WN369)
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$1,400.00
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A rare Burmese book with paper (made from mulberry tree bark) pages, the front and back covers with lacquer relief decoration with small inset glass spangles. The central panels showing the title of the book in Burmese script. Approximately 280 pages, handwritten in black Burmese script, edges gilt. Condition: covers are dusty (one is dirty) and with some wear, some corners with small losses. Pages with few stains, but wormholes. Dimension: 39.4 x 17.6 x 9.5 cm, weight: 2.4 kg.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1462705 (stock #WN368)
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A pair small statues of a woman and a man in traditional costume, cast and cold-worked in bronze and fixed on the original wooden stand. The woman is rolling cheroot cigars and the man is smoking one. Such small bronze figurines were souvenirs and gifts from British Burma. Condition: the man's cigar is bent, the woman's bronze base with a tiny dent (please see photo no. 7), traces of usage. Dimension: total height: c. 11.3 and 11.5 cm, base: c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1461824 (stock #WN366)
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$900.00
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Set of four Canton enamel cups & saucers and one bowl. Finely painted with flower scrolls on yellow ground in "Famille rose" palette and little gold. Interior of the bowl and bottom of the saucers enamelled in pink. Condition: fine, unless minor hairlines and few tiny chips, one saucer's bottom with enamel loss. Dimension: bowl: diameter: c. 9 x 5.3 cm high, saucers diameter: c. 11.3 cm, cups: diameter: c. 6.8 x 5.1 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1461420 (stock #WN360)
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$1,500.00
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An antique vertical wall hanging made of velvet, partially cut and painted with ink and colors. Beautiful depiction of a watermill in a grove with two peasants. Original brocade border and printed cotton lining with hanging loops. Signed and sealed in the lower left corner. Condition: fine, scarce stained, partially faded, few traces of age. Dimension with border: c. 198 cm x 146 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1461071 (stock #WN365)
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$450.00
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A Sgaw Karen woman's tunic embroidered with yellow, red and white yarn, accentuated with Job's tears seeds. Condition: few loose threads, clean. Dimension: c. 62.5 x 68 cm. Please refer to "Peoples of the Golden Triangle: Six Tribes in Thailand" by Paul and Elaine Lewis, pages 76 - 81. Provenance: Private Swiss Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1461036 (stock #WN364)
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$450.00
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A Pwo Karen woman's tunic embroidered with lozenge-shaped and zigzag pattern, accentuated with Job's tears seeds. Condition: few loose threads and two lost seeds, clean. Dimension: c. 64 x 63 cm. Please refer to "Peoples of the Golden Triangle: Six Tribes in Thailand" by Paul and Elaine Lewis, pages 76 - 81. Provenance: Private Swiss Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1461014 (stock #WN363)
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$450.00
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A Pwo Karen woman's tunic completely embroidered with lozenge-shaped and zigzag pattern, accentuated with Job's tears seeds. Condition: few loose threads, clean. Dimension: c. 65 x 53 cm. Please refer to "Peoples of the Golden Triangle: Six Tribes in Thailand" by Paul and Elaine Lewis, pages 76 - 81. Provenance: Private Swiss Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1458245 (stock #WN356)
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$680.00
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An elegant double-bell shaped Indian spitoon made of zinc alloy, decorated with poppy motifs, inlaid in silver. Condition: few inlay losses (see first and photo No. 11 and 12). Dimension: c. 15.3 cm high, diameter: c. 12.1 cm, weight: 1020 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1458014 (stock #WN355)
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$480.00
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A well carved bamboo brush pot with beautiful patina. The main side showing figures in a garden setting, the backside with two animal cartouches and a poem in Chinese characters, as well delicately engraved in French and romanized Chinese. Condition: the base reinforced with leather, some tears and cracks and tiny losses, rim with flee bites. Dimension: height: c. 15.5, diameter: 11.1 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1457337 (stock #WN353)
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$850.00
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Two Chinese blue and white porcelain plates with lobbed rims. The center painted in deep underglaze blue with a lady and a dancing boy in a fenced garden, the border showing female figures under a willow, flowering trees and geometric patterns. The back with ruyi heads and scrolls. Dating to the early 18th century (Yongzheng period 1722-1735). Condition: fine, only the centers with minimal tiny wear - no hairlines or restorations. Dimension: diameter: 23.5 cm, 2.3 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1910 item #1456974 (stock #WN352)
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$900.00
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Antique hardwood tray for serving betel or opium paraphenalia, with metal-banded corners (paktong) and finely inlaid in mother-of-pearl, the sides and skirt with scenes of figures in landscapes and other motifs. Condition: one larger loss to mother-of-pearl inlays (please see last photo) and few tiny ones. Dimension: 30.8 x 18 x 10.7 cm, weight: 1.3 kg.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1920 item #1456867 (stock #WN351)
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$800.00
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A silver box with hinged lid, standing on four ball feet the base with Arabic inscription. An oblong silver tray on four feet and a fine small dish. Condition: some traces of usage, box not closing completely. Dimension: box: c. 12.6 x 6.9 x 4.4 cm, weight: 211 g, oblong tray: c. 16.5 x 11.5 x 1.2 cm, weight: 148 g, dish: 11 x 0.7 cm, weight: 44 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1456789 (stock #WN350)
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$600.00
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A small porcelain teapot with molded chrysanthemum blossom decoration and arch-shaped handle. Thick greyish clay with craquelé. Condition: few tiny rim frits near the spout end, no repairs. Dimension: 12.4 cm high x 12.8 cm long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Trade Arts : Pre 1900 item #1456336 (stock #WN346)
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$730.00
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An octagonal wooden box with hinged lid, the interior with original pewter tea caddy, original key. Finely painted in two different gold tones showing scenes with figurines in courtyards, on a black lacquered ground. Condition: fine quite pristine, few traces of usage, the lock seems not to work. Dimension: 17.3 x 12.1 x 10.3 cm, weight: 740 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1455828 (stock #3453)
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$1,200.00
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A fine Persian nargileh water pipe cup "qalian" in conical form made of copper decorated in enamel against a gilt background. Showing four medaillons with portraits of youths among cartouches with floral bouquets or faces. Interior with clay, the foot with four lugs. Condition: some small losses and cracks to enamel (please look at the photos carefully). Dimension: diameter: 8.7 cm, height: 8.2 cm, weight:
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Kashmir : Pre 1900 item #1455408 (stock #WN344)
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$680.00
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A large Kashmir lidded presentation cup with handles in serpent form. Allover with foliage design. Condition: fine, traces of usage, some wear to tinning. Dimension: c. 36.5 cm high, handle to handle: c. 29.5 cm, weight: 2 kg.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Kashmir : Pre 1900 item #1454928 (stock #WN343)
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$980.00
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A fine pair of Kashmir lidded jars or vases. The copper base was first engraved with special tools to create the design in relief, the grooves were later filled with glass and then embellished with additional engraving and wonderful shiny gilding. This technique is called in India "meena" or "meenakari" and was first applied by the Mughal. Condition: fine, only one rim with a small dent and minor wear to gilding. Dimension: c. 18 cm high, diameter: c. 12.5 cm, total weight:
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1454764 (stock #WN342)
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$500.00
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Beautifully shaped antique Persian nargileh water pipe top made of brass with inlaid cabochons imitating turqoise and garnets. Interior with clay. Condition: traces of usage, lost inlays, soldering repair, slantwise standing, residue of wax (inside) and polish, foot area with a crack (please look at the photos). Dimension: c. 18 cm high, diameter top: c. 6.2 cm, bottom: c. 5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1454532 (stock #WN341)
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$390.00
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Two small containers for opium, with enamel decoration. The small box made of gilt copper with depiction of antiquities, the larger one made of brass or paktong with floral pattern in email cloisonné. The large one with fitted lid and stand in hard wood. Condition: both boxes with losses to the enamel, the wood lid with small loss to the top and short crack to the wood stand (please look at the photos). Dimension: small: c. 4.2 x 4.2 x 1.7 cm, large with lid and stand: c. 10 x 8.1 x 4.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1452108 (stock #0419)
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$2,500.00
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Four wonderfully executed oval Indian paintings of Mughal rulers in gouache and gold on paper. Framed behind glass in a gilt wooden frame, in France in the 19th century. The passe-partout with handwritten titles as: "Shah Ichan" (Jahan?), "Shah Alum" (Alam), "Azime Shah" and "Miran Shah". Reverses with the label of the framer. Condition: the frames with traces of usage and age and small losses, one frame damaged. Dimension: portraits: c. 9.5 x 7.5 cm, frames: 24 x 20 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1451624 (stock #WN339)
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$340.00
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An assemblage of a figural Baluchari silk sari end panel fragment, showing three European men riding on a railway coach, dating around 1800. Edged with a Kashmiri wool shawl fragment. Once framed and possibly sold as souvenir. Mounted on cardboard. Condition: faded and few tiny stains, border with few small losses. Dimension total: 30.6 x 25.3 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1451556 (stock #WN338)
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$420.00
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An assemblage of a figural Baluchari silk sari end panel fragment, showing five European men riding on double-deck railway coach, dating around 1800. Edged with a Kashmiri wool shawl fragment and edged with linen or cotton. Once framed and possibly sold as souvenir. Mounted on cardboard. Condition: faded, a stain. Dimension total: 30.8 x 25.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1451378 (stock #WN337)
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$300.00
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An assemblage of a figural Baluchari silk sari end panel fragment, showing two nobles on a strange vehicle, dating around 1800. Edged with a yellow Kashmiri or Persian wool shawl fragment, embroidered with boteh pattern. Once framed and possibly sold as souvenir. Mounted on cardboard. Condition: faded, some losses and stains. Dimension total: 25.4 x 20.2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1450755 (stock #WN335)
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$1,300.00
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A fine rare three color lacquer box with cover of irregular form. Showing two pomegranate fruits borne on a leafy stem, in carved cinnabar, ochre and green lacquer, on a carved floret-swastika diaper ground. The sides of the box with hexagonal floret diaper. The base and interiors lacquered in black. These boxes are dated to the 18th century, Qianlong period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1450004 (stock #WN334)
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$640.00
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A copper "gau" prayer box, the lid with chased Kalachakra mantra. Inside a fine "tsakli" painting on canvas in colors and gold, depicting the deity "Green Tara", sitting on a lotus throne. The fitted tsakli is removable and with no inscription on the backside. Condition: painting little rubbed, gau interior with some verdigris. Dimension: gau: 9.5 x 11.3 x 3.2 cm, height tsakli: c. 8.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1449824 (stock #WN333)
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$750.00
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A small Imari porcelain teapot of rectangular form with an arch-shaped handle ending in a blossom. Beautifully decorated with a hare and a dragon in a cartouche between flowery motifs in iron red, green, yellow and gold, the top with auspicious longevity characters in underglaze blue. The flat base without glaze. Condition: fine, only the knob of the lid with a tiny loss. Dimension: c. 14.6 cm high, 12.5 cm long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1449137 (stock #WN332)
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$480.00
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A small Japanese square bronze table screen with a flying crane in openwork, raised and supported on the backs of two kirins, a mythical beast in Chinese mythology. At the top two holders, maybe for a brush. Condition: a small loss (one ear), one leg restored (see photo No. 11), bottom of sreen maybe with lost part?, patina. Dimension: c. 15.5 cm high, 18.5 cm wide, 8.3 cm deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1448634 (stock #WN331)
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$670.00
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Five 19th century Chinese School export paintings showing a torture, punishment or execution scene. Painted with watercolor on peepal leaf, fixed with an iridiscent glaze, individually framed in a later red lacquer frame. Condition: fine, few traces of usage. Dimension: frame: c. 19.3 x 16.5 cm, leaf: c. 14 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1448074 (stock #WN330)
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$1,200.00
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An exclusive large belt buckle made from a silver alloy bordered by two elephants. The center mounted with a pierced jade medaillon showing a bird by two bolts ending in a flower, surrounded by four lion heads, turquoise and coral or carnelian cabochons. Dating to the 19th/20th century. Condition: traces of usage, one flower bolt with a small loss (please look carefully at the photos, they make part of the condition report). Dimension: c. 12.8 cm long x 9 cm high, weight: 155 g.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1447770 (stock #WN328)
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$1,300.00
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Two deep Chinese blue and white porcelain plates, identically painted in underglaze blue with two female figures in a fenced garden, the border with moulded flower panels. Dating to the early 18th century (Kangxi period 1662-1722). Condition: fine, only some rim fritting and flakes - no hairlines or restorations. Dimension: diameter: 22.2 cm, 3.5 cm high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1445405 (stock #WN326)
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$590.00
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A large Chinese Canton enamel bowl finely painted with flowers and peaches on a ruby-red ground. The interior with turquoise, the base with white enamel. Condition: footrim with three small enamel losses, few hairlines. Good - regarding the age and delicacy of the material. Please consult the photos, they make part of the condition report. Dimension approx.: bowl: diameter: 15.3 cm, height: 7.1 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1444253 (stock #4205)
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$1,800.00
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A pierced fragment of an antique Tibetan or Nepalese torana, worked in copper repousse with remains of gilding and colors. Showing a caparisoned elephant with a snow lion on his back, lifting a deity riding on the mythical beast "sharabha". Condition: wear to gilding, slightly warped. Dimension: 36.5 cm high x 15 cm widw x 2.5 cm deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1443263 (stock #WN323)
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$480.00
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A gunpowder horn dating to the 19th / early 20th century. The curved body is made from water buffalo horn, the wide end with a wooden stopper, the suspension area with a Singha head and a bronze chain. The gunpowder was stored in the Batak house in large gourds, the chief carried his own personal supply in such containers, which he wore suspended from a chain around his neck. Condition: the spout was originally with a closing mechanism now partially lost, some small losses and lost pins...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1442761 (stock #WN321)
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$650.00
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A pair Japanese porcelain plates decorated with a mountain hermitage and some roundels one containing a rabbit in the Ko-Kutani palette. Base with "fuku" mark, the rim with brown dressing and the underside with pine needles. Condition: fine, base with partial brownish stains and dull glaze. Dimension: diameter: 18.8 cm x 3 cm high.