Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1362541 (stock #4426)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£275.00
A Japanese painting on silk by Mizuta Chikuho, 1883~1958.

A beautiful girl, bijin, from Akita, painted on silk by Mizuta Chikuho. With inscribed box.

Mizuta Chikuho: 1883~1958; A Japanese style painter born in Osaka. In 1897 became a pupil of Himeshima Chikugai. His exhibits at the Bunten frequently received honorable mention. Served as a juror for the Teiten. A founder and supporter of the Nihon Nangain. An important figure in the Kansai Japanese-style painting world. ( Roberts: ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1362389 (stock #4424)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£275.00
A painting by Imao Keinen, mounted as a hanging scroll, with signed tomobako.

Imao Keinen, 1854~1924. Japanese style painter. Born and worked in Kyoto. Studied with Umegawa Tokyo and then Suzuki Hyakunen. In 1868 he established his own studio and after 1880 became a professor at the Kyoto Prefecture School of Painting. In 1904 became a member of the Art Committee of the Imperial Household; in 1907 a juror for the first Bunten; in 1919 a member of the Teikoku Bijutsuin. A frequent exhibi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1357937 (stock #4423)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£550.00
An ivory snuff bottle in the form of of an attractive lady of status carrying a fan. The head can be removed to reveal the snuff. Probably Japanese work for the Chinese market at the end of the 19th century.

Approximately 9.2 cm high. In very good condition with only a little chipping to the back of the collar, noted in the photographs. A few age cracks as normal with this material and light wear from handling.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1357935 (stock #4421)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£250.00
A Chinese white porcelain snuff bottle, probably Dehua, known in the West as ‘Blanc de Chine’. The moulded body, each side decorated with a central roundel of flowers surrounded with a pair of bats and a Shou character. The stopper, missing its spoon, appears to be faded purple stained soapstone. The thin body is very translucent and inside there are traces of former contents.

Approximately 5.8cm high. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1357934 (stock #4420)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£1,250.00
A pair of Chinese ritual altar vessels for the Sun Altar, Qing dynasty.

The ritual vessels, bian, are made from fine strips of woven bamboo, the inner surfaces completely covered in lacquer. The earliest illustration of this form is from a Song period reproduction of a Han dynasty publication.

Bian of this exact design were used in offering ceremonies at the Qianlong Court and described and illustrated in ‘Huang chao li qi tu shi’ ( A pictorial guide to the ritual vessels of th...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1357877 (stock #4419)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£2,250.00
A Chinese cloisonné and champlevé enamel jardiniere. Early 19th century. The jardiniere is of globular form with three circular medallions enclosing birds and butterflies against a floral and gilt ground. These roundels are set against a scrolling lotus ground. The inside is counter-enamelled in turquoise blue. There is evidence that solder was used sparingly in the manufacture, this technique is associated with earlier manufacture and a practice that had largely died out by the later 19th cen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1353729 (stock #4414)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£135.00
The patachitra, the folk painting of Orissa, has a history of great antiquity. The 'Patachitra' paintings exhibit the use of strong line and brilliant colors. These are religious paintings which cover themes and events from Indian mythology and Puranas and are mainly made on silk or on old cotton glued with paper.

This is one of the most popular subjects and was probably produced as a souvenir (jatri pati) for pilgrims for whom the painting would become a personal family shrine. The paint...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1353728 (stock #4413)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£265.00
A painting in gouache on paper depicting Krishna as a seven year old boy in dancing costume. In this form he is known as Shri Nathji. This distinct tradition emanates from Nathadwara in Rajasthan and these paintings were probably intended for domestic shrines. 19th century.

Gouache and metallic pigments on paper. The grey scarf is silver pigment, now tarnished. A very subtle effect is the decoration in grey on the black ground, seen clearly only under a strong light.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1353672 (stock #4412)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£85.00
A good Japanese ukiyo-e painting on paper of a Kabuki actor. Early 19th century.

Approximately 47.3 x 23.4cm long. Laid onto backing paper. Some paper and paint losses. General wear and tear as expected with an old painting but such a good image, well worth some restoration.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1353668 (stock #4410)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£85.00
A Japanese woodblock print from Ukiyo fuzoku Yamato nishiki-e (Japanese colour prints in Ukiyo style). The portrait is by Kabukido Enkyo, active 1796, of the Kabuki actor Ichikawa Yaozo III as Umeomaru.

This print is from the celebrated set of reproductions of the best of ukiyo-e art published in 12 large vols. 240 woodblock-printed reproductions of famous ukiyo-e prints. 1914. The project was overseen by Hashiguchi Goyo, 1880-1921, who also provided text and cover designs. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1353554 (stock #4408)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£95.00
The right-hand sheet from the Yokohama-e triptych by Utagawa Hiroshige III (1843–1894) titled Yokohama Kagandori no fûkei, ‘Foreign Ships at the Seafront in Yokohama’. Signed Oju Hiroshige hitsu. Published 5th month, 1870.

He was a pupil of Andō Hiroshige.

A striking and decorative depiction of an European trading ship, ‘Black ship’,

Approximately 34.5cm x 23cm. Laid onto thick paper. A few stitching holes on right edge. Small damaged area on top...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1353550 (stock #4407)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£95.00
Shirohato Hachiman Shrine from the series ‘Scenes of Famous Places along the Tôkaidô Road’ Tôkaidô meisho fûkei, also known as the Processional Tôkaidô, Gyôretsu Tôkaidô, here called Tôkaidô meisho no uchi. Published by Seibundô Masakichi. 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 5th month.

Ichieisai Yoshitsuya 1822 ~ 1866. was a pupil of Kuniyoshi.

Approximately 36 cm x 25cm. A few sewing holes in left margin. A good impression with fine fresh colour and in very good condition....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1353446 (stock #4406)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£275.00
A Japanese palace scene painted by an unknown painter of the Tosa School, circa 17th century.

The Tosa School was founded in the Muromachi Period of the 15th century, and its painting was devoted to the aristocracy and its lifestyle.

Painted in pigments including silver leaf and black lacquer on paper. The fan is mounted on a paper backing sheet.

Approximately 49 cm. maximum length. 18.2 cm. width. Generally in good condition, wrinkled corners. A few extraneous m...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1352468 (stock #4403)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£325.00
Family name Kanō Morizumi, Gō: Tanrei. Japanese style painter. Studied under Kanō Tambi Moritaka. After the Restoration, active as a Kanō painter; showed at several exhibitions sponsered by the government, receiving prizes. Member of the committee of the Nihon Bijutsu Kyōkai and Nihongakai. Produced a number of paintings for imperial buildings. ( from ‘A Dictionary of Japanese Artists. Laurance P. Roberts, Wetherhill, 1977.) He also founded the Kano-kai (Kano Associati...
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)
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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 silvered ground. The body is made from copper which is then gilded and then given a silver ground either from plate or silver foil to better show the enamels. 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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