Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1437975 (stock #4614)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£85.00
A Japanese molded dish with a barbed rim. The centre with a dragon coiled around a tablet of calligraphy. The back has an apocryphal Ming reign mark for Chenghua. 4 spur mars. Circa 1780.

Approximately 22 cm diameter. There is a filled flake to the front edge at roughly 12 o’clock, otherwise fine...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1437974 (stock #4613)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£245.00
An unusual 18th century Japanese porcelain dish with chidori and waves drawn in thick outline, the centre with a Tibetan Buddhist symbol. The V & A Museum, London, has an identical dish, FE.113-2006. Arita1770-1780.

21.7 cm...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1437973 (stock #4612)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£295.00
A Japanese porcelain plate decorated with a dignitary beneath a parasol, attended by his servant, in a garden. The cavetto is unusually decorated with a continuous landscape, a device not often encountered on Arita porcelain. The use of linear shading is reminiscent of Chinese “Master of the Rocks” style. Arita, circa 1680~1700.

The back is entirely plain with four spur marks within the foot-rim...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1434178 (stock #4610)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£165.00
The censer in the form of a woven basket with a domed open-work lid, suitable for the transportation of avian livestock especially the Gallus domesticus. The base with the mark Seimin chu (cast). Meiji period.

The censer comes with the original box with inscriptions on the lid and front panel, alongside a paper label.

Approximately 6.7 cm by 6.7 cm, 9 cm high. Perfect condition with only a little wear to the patina from use. This is exaggerated by my lighting...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1434175 (stock #4610)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£285.00
An unusual Arita blue & white porcelain plate, circa 1700 - 1750. A smaller dish with similar moulded and gadrooned edge and border of spiky foliage is in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. FE.66-1970. An identical dish, dated from the first half of the 18th century is kept at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

The base with an apocryphal Chinese Ming Chenghua reign mark and 5 spur marks.

Approximately 21.2 cm diameter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1434174 (stock #4609)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£165.00
A Japanese Arita dish decorated with scrolling flowers, a central roundel of ( possibly ) passion flowers. The base with four spur marks and an apocryphal Chinese Ming Jiajing reign mark.Circa 1700.

Approximately 19.4 cm diameter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1434173 (stock #4608)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£175.00
An Arita Export porcelain plate in Dutch ‘Kraak’ style. A plate with the same border is illustrated in the Impey Collection “Japanese Export Porcelain, Catalogue of the collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Hotei Publishing, Amsterdam, 2002”, item 12. The border pattern shows a striking similarity to that used for V.O.C. orders produced at the Hikeoba and Sarugawa kilns. Circa 1680.

Approximately 22 cm diameter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1434172 (stock #4607)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£175.00
An Arita Export porcelain plate in Dutch ‘Kraak’ style. A plate with the same border is illustrated in the Impey Collection “Japanese Export Porcelain, Catalogue of the collection of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Hotei Publishing, Amsterdam, 2002”, item 12. The border pattern shows a striking similarity to that used for V.O.C. orders produced at the Hikeoba and Sarugawa kilns. Circa 1680.

Approximately 21.7 cm diameter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1434171 (stock #4605)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£65.00
A large Japanese Export porcelain cover. Decorated with Paulownia mon. Manufactured in Arita circa 1660 ~ 1680. Shibata (The Complete Catalogue of the Shibata Collection, Kyushu Ceramic Museum. 2002) illustrates a vessel with same design...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1434170 (stock #4597)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£345.00
A Japanese baluster vase painted with two scenes, separated by brocaded curtains. The neck in imitation of a cloth cover also featuring two Shimizu mon. The painting is quite remarkable; please remember when you look at the detail photographs that the vase is just a tad under six inches tall. Within the foot-rim is an extensive signature that begins…Satsuma, and is followed by two lines, one ending Sei (made) and the other Ga (drew) so this vase might prove to be the work of two artists.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1433763 (stock #4605)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
A small Japanese Imari teapot or wine ewer. Late 18th ~ early 19th century. Very attractive and in fine condition.

Approximately 14 cm high. There is a very shallow flake in the unglazed part of lid, not seen under normal circumstances. There is some crazing to the glaze on the base.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1433762 (stock #4604)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£275.00
An early Arita porcelain bowl made for export to the Far East. The decoration is based on a Ming Chinese dragon & phoenix bowl, the interior with a fish rising from waves. Fuyoyama or Tengudani kilns. See Impey, ‘The Early Porcelain Kilns of Japan, Arita in the First Half of the Seventeenth Century. Clarendon Press, Oxford.1996’ where several sherds are illustrated. Circa 1650 - 1680. Found in Cambodia. Must be of the earliest wares specifically made for export.

Approximately ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1433761 (stock #4603)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£280.00
The shallow dish with a roundel containing a very finely painted coiled dragon, Danryū mon, within a double circle. The cavetto is decorated with a stenciled trellis or Chinese lie-wen design against a pale ruri background. Within the foot-rim is found an apocryphal Chinese Ming Chenghua reign mark.

See Shibata vol II #612, for another example, dated to 1690-1710.

Approximately 17 cm diameter. In perfect condition.

Please study the photographs.

Within...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1433760 (stock #4602)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£280.00
The shallow dish with a roundel containing a very finely painted coiled dragon, Danryū mon, within a double circle. The cavetto is decorated with a stenciled trellis or Chinese lie-wen design against a pale ruri background. Within the foot-rim is found an apocryphal Chinese Ming Chenghua reign mark.

See Shibata vol II #612, for another example, dated to 1690-1710.

Approximately 17.4 cm diameter. In perfect condition.

Please study the photographs.

Within...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1433646 (stock #4598)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£95.00
A jewel-like miniature ‘Imperial’ Satsuma vase, of baluster form with elephant head handles. One side is decorated with flowering lotus, the other with a gourd vine. The base has the signature Hogetsu beneath a blue Shimizu mon.

Approximately 9.7cm high. Perfect condition. Remarkably fresh looking with no wear to the enamels.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1433634 (stock #4599)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
Ming Dynasty, Chongzhen period, 1628 ~ 1644.

The twelve sided dish with brown-dressed rim is decorated in enamels that appear to be an attempt to reproduce doucai wares. The decoration features a bee, a monkey, a bird and a deer in a landscape.This forms a rebus on the auspicious line ‘feng hou jue li’, “enfeoffment and emolument”.

A dish of the same design and size is included in the catalogue of the exhibition “Transitional Wares and Their Forerunners”, The Oriental...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1433633 (stock #4596)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
A Ming Blue and White porcelain Kaiseki dish made for the Japanese Market, Late Ming, Transitional Period, Chongzhen 1628-1644. Decorated with the Three Friends of Winter, Pine, Bamboo and Prunus. The gnarled pine tree in the center is twisted to form a Chinese `Shou` character meaning Luck and Blessings. The border is of informal scrolling plants including Lingzhi fungus.

Approximately 21.6 cm diameter. The dish has warped during the firing, this unintentional effect much apprecia...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1800 item #1433632 (stock #4595)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£1,650.00
A Chinese bronze censer with stylized fish handles. The recessed base with a cast apocryphal Ming Xuande reign mark. 18th century.

An almost identical censer was auctioned at Christie’s “Interiors”, London, South Kensington, lot 795. 9th November, 2011. Results available on the Christie’s website.

Approximately 9.5 cm mouth diameter, 8 cm high. The censer has been polished in the past but is now achieving an attractive patina a little darker than my photographs suggest...