Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1920 item #1346317 (stock #4402)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£1,850.00
A Remarkable Indian or East Asian offering Bowl on Stand, late 19th or early 20th century.

The bowl is cast and then finished by fine chisel work and engraving, all against an intricate punched ground. It features a myriad of hunters and animals, the trees seem full of game. On the hilly horizon can be seen various dwellings and pavilions, tiny birds in the sky. The base is an arrangement of three elephant heads supporting an acanthus cup on which sits the offering bowl.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1345885 (stock #4401)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£245.00
A Chinese 'Basse Taille' enamel snuff bottle. Elaborately decorated with a bird and flowers on one side, pomegranates on the other, all in low relief against a textured silver ground. The bottle is complete with a bone or ivory spoon.

Approximately 8cm high. Excellent condition with only a shallow flake noted.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1345882 (stock #4398)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£320.00
A Chinese jade toggle carved as a crouching shi-shi, the stone of a pale grey-green colour. Nice lustrous polish. 18th / 19th century.

Approximately 4.5cm long. Fine condition

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1345880 (stock #4396)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£120.00
A Korean pale grey porcelain offering stand. 19th century. Each stand is fired resting on another and so kiln grit, used to prevent adhesion, is left as evidence.

Approximately 12.8 cm diameter, 6.5cm high. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1700 item #1345879 (stock #4395)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£125.00
The silver gilt appliqué depicts a dancing boy beneath an umbrella formed by a giant branch taken from a peach tree. A deer holding a lingzhi in its mouth and a bat with coin tassels accompanies him. The work is very fine, as you would expect from the late Ming period. The appliqué was intended to be sewn to a costume and therefore is quite delicate and light in weight.

Approximately 6.4cm by 5.6cm Fine condition with only some wear to the gilding from normal use

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1345848 (stock #4389)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£125.00
A Japanese porcelain dish depicting two figures in a garden. The moulded dish has a shaped edge dressed with an iron slip. Late 18th century or beginning of the 19th. A shaped dish with a similar subject is illustrated in 'Japanese Porcelain” by Soame Jenyns, Faber & Faber, 1965.

Approximately 12cm diameter. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1345847 (stock #4390)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£110.00
A Japanese porcelain dish depicting two figures in a garden. The moulded dish has a shaped edge dressed with an iron slip. Late 18th century or beginning of the 19th. A shaped dish with a similar subject is illustrated in 'Japanese Porcelain” by Soame Jenyns, Faber & Faber, 1965.

Approximately 12cm diameter. Near perfect condition, there is a tiny fleabite to one of the points on the rim, noted in the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1345845 (stock #4392)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£110.00
A Japanese Imari porcelain deep dish decorated with a 'faux' armorial. Late 18th century.

Approximately 14.8cm width. The dish has light wear to the enamels from use. There is a shallow flake to the rim, noted in the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1339601 (stock #4388)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£475.00
A very unusual Arita barber’s bowl dating to the second quarter of the 18th century. The oval body is moulded and features butterflies and peonies on a ribbed ground. This form is very likely to have been based on Dutch Delft pottery or perhaps a silver example. The interior is decorated in a rather striking manner with a band of underglaze blue fishes amongst breaking waves. The reverse is decorated with prunus sprigs, and two holes to the foot-rim to allow suspension.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1339599 (stock #4387)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£225.00
An Unusual Japanese Porcelain Kensui, late 18th Century.

A kensui is a pot in which the water is poured after rinsing a chawan during the tea ceremony. The enamelled design is unusual especially the bold use of iron-red. The base has a variation of the spiral fuku mark, used in the 1780’s. It is uncommon to find ceramics associated with the tea ceremony that can be safely dated to before the 19th century.

5 inches (12.7cm) diameter, 3.3/4 inches (9.5cm) high. The porcelain i...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1339559 (stock #4386)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£425.00
A Japanese Imari porcelain tub possibly for presenting cooked rice at a celebration. It appears to be styled on a sushi oke, a wooden tub used in the preparation of sushi rice. Thickly potted and quite heavy. The glaze inside the inner foot rim has a warmer tone to it. The condition is good with only some wear to the gilding on the rim.

Approximately 23.2 cm diameter. 10.5 cm high.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1338922 (stock #4384)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£260.00
A fine woven tonkotsu, 19th century.

Deftly woven with very thin strips of bamboo then lacquered to strengthen and waterproof. The cord guides and knop are cleverly integral and remain complete and in good condition. Within the lid there is a maker's 'ruyi' mark in red lacquer. This set comprising of tobacco box, agate ojime and stag horn netsuke must have been brought back from Japan as a souvenir and perhaps kept in a cupboard, it is, except for some slight wear, in perfect condition. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1700 item #1333979 (stock #4379)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
A Chinese bronze drum-shaped censer raised on three ruyi feet. Each side is cast with four gamboling lion dogs attracted to a large ribboned pearl of wisdom. The background is covered entirely with fine punch work. The base is signed with the mark of probably the most famous of Ming metalworkers, Hu Wenming. 'Hu Wenming was one of the best-known and most accomplished master metalworkers of the late Ming period. Gilt-metal pieces from his workshops were especially sought after by scholars and lit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1332295 (stock #4375)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£95.00
An Early Japanese Bronze Mirror, Kagami, Circa 1600. (No.1) This bronze mirror (kagami) was almost certainly made in the Momoyama period. It has a turtle (minogame) as a central boss, pierced for a cord. It also features a pair of cranes, their beaks touching the head of the turtle as in the act of kissing. This beneath a splendid pine tree. Under the turtle is found the inscription 'Tenjō' (?) possibly meaning Heaven.

Approximately 10.4cm diameter. Many signs of wear and polishi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1332293 (stock #4374)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£425.00
Jurōjin, on of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune from Japanese mythology. He carries a scroll and is often accompanied by a deer. A very competent carving that my photographs don't do justice to.

Signed on the base.

Approximately 4.1cm high. Fine condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1331750 (stock #4372)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£275.00
The Chinese porcelain dish has a border of two repeating elements, a garlanded ruyi and three interlinked rings. The centre of the dish depicts a Chinese landscape with two scholars approaching a solitary angler. The dish was made for the Japanese where such pieces were used and much appreciated in the tea ceremony, at a time when the Japanese porcelain industry was in its infancy.

Approximately 15.5 cm diameter. No cracks or restoration, just some inevitable mushikui, “worm eaten edg...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1330720 (stock #4368)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£165.00
A French porcelain octagonal vase and cover after a Kakiemon original by Samson of Paris, 19th century. This is very close to the original as can be seen when compared to a pair of vases on ormolu stands in the Tokyo National Museum.

Approximately 21.5cm high. The top of the neck has been damaged and pieces glued into place. The stopper is also glued into the neck. Slight loss to enamels here and there.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1330719 (stock #4367)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£295.00
Manufactured specifically for export to Europe sometime during the first half of the 18th century. The cutout, rather small in this case, is to allow the bowl to fit comfortably under the chin when the barber is wielding the razor. Barbers at that time also provided a service to the medical profession by bleeding patients and these bowls are sometimes called 'Bleeding Bowls'. The two holes in the rim, pierced before firing in the kiln, are for suspension cords so tht the bowl could be displayed ...