Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #879464 (stock #3973)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£250.00
A JAPANESE MIXED METAL BOX, 19TH CENTURY.

This diminutive oval box is constructed from the two fittings that normally grace the hilt of a samurai sword, known together as fuchi kashira. The fuchi is the part that fits the hilt next to the hand guard, tsuba, and in this example is iron with soft metal geese and wind-blown grasses. The work is exceptional; the artist has even depicted tiny dewdrops on the bent grass...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #898645 (stock #4001)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£145.00
A CHINESE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE, 19TH CENTURY.

A Chinese agate snuff bottle. Nicely hollowed and with a recessed base. Darker in reality than my photographs suggest. Genuine old bottle. No stopper.

Approximately 2.1/8 inches (5.4 cm) high. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #935485 (stock #4049)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£180.00
AN UNUSUAL SETO TOKKURI, 19TH CENTURY.

The body covered overall with a persimmon slip beneath the clear glaze, the neck dipped in a thick green glaze. The potter has engraved some fruit/vegetable forms through the slip before glazing, something I’ve never seen before. The orange and green go very well together. Within the foot-rim the body is clear glazed giving the more typical oatmeal colouring associated with Seto stoneware...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #953565 (stock #4094)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£125.00
A JAPANESE KAISEKI DISH, KYO~YAKI, 19TH CENTURY.

A large stoneware leaf-shaped dish decorated with leaves and fruits in over-glaze blue and green enamels on top of underglaze blue veins. Probably a kaiseki dish for the tea ceremony. Late Edo, 19th century, Kyoto.

9.1/16 inches (23 cm) long, 5.1/2 inches (14 cm) wide. There are three lines from the edge that appear not to be a result of accidental damage but stress after the firing...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #963063 (stock #4104)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£185.00
AN ELEGANT CHINESE PAKTONG TOBACCO PIPE, 19THC

The pipe looks a little like yellow brass in some pictures but this is a result of recent tarnishing, perhaps I should have polished it a little before taking the photographs. The base has an engraved inscription. 19th century I suspect. Especially nice is the cloud collar and the subtle shape of the base, almost peach-shape in section.

17.3/4 inches (45cm) high. Fine condition...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1000131 (stock #4130)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£165.00
A CHINESE AMBER GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE, 19TH CENTURY.

A genuine old facetted amber glass snuff bottle. 19th century.

Approximately 2.5/8 inches (6.7 cm) high. There is a small chip to the glass on the edge of the lower facet on one side; just near to it is a minuscule chip, both small enough to polish out. Light wear from use. Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1700 item #1074465 (stock #4200)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£375.00
AN OLD JAPANESE PAINTING OF MONJU BOSATSU.

Monju Bosatsu - Manjushri Bodhisattva of Wisdom. The painting appears to have great age and even though not in the best of condition it still has a compelling presence. It is painted on a composite sheet of thin paper, the joins can be seen as angled lines across the sheet and mounted as a kakemono. The painting is signed with a single seal impression in gold.

The painted area is approximately 106cm by 40.5cm...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1837 VR item #1084879 (stock #4206)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£150.00
AN ATTRACTIVE CHINESE CLOISONNE MEIPING, LATE 18TH ~ EARLY 19TH C.

A miniature Chinese cloisonne meiping vase, late 18th ~ early 19th century. Bright colours and good gilding. It is apparent that the wires are soldered which is a technique associated often with earlier wares.

Approximately 7.7 cm high. Small bruise on side with missing enamel...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1140985 (stock #4230)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£275.00
A CHINESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL JARDINIERE, LATE 19TH CENTURY.

The jardiniere enamelled overall with formal scrolling lotus beneath a ruyi border and above lappets. The inside is thickly counter enamelled with blue. This is quite substantially made and so quite heavy.

Approximately 14.5 cm high, 19 cm diameter. Weight = 950 gm...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1141445 (stock #4233)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£185.00
A CHINESE FOLDING FAN.

A Chinese paper fan with bamboo sticks, the paper centre is varnished in order to stiffen the paper. The bamboo sticks are decorated with a hot point, a technique known in the West as pyrography. There is a worn out silk tassel with a large amethyst bead.

Approximately 30 cm long. The fan is in fine condition overall but one or two on the bamboo inner sticks have short splits. These could be easily strengthened with glue.

Please study the photogr...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1176013 (stock #4250)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£165.00
A MUGHAL PAINTING, FLOWERS & BUTTERFLIES.

A beautiful and skilled painting of a flowering stem , painted in opaque water colour on a deep blue-grey ground. The paper is burnished on the back. India, 19th century or earlier.

Approximately 30.5 cm x 17.5 cm. Good condition but a short tear on the edge repaired with tape on the back. Slight age wear as expected.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1206661 (stock #4257)
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£125.00
A FINE ARITA KO-SOMETSUKE DISH, 18TH CENTURY.

The shallow dish with a slight foliate edge decorated with a central roundel of shochikubai, pine ; plum and bamboo, set against a ground of scrolling ivy. Within the foot-rim is found a four-character fuki-choshun mark.

Approximately 18.4 cm diameter. Perfect condition.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1212829 (stock #4264)
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£395.00
A JAPANESE EXPORT DISH, LATE 17TH CENTURY.

This fine dish is decorated with designs taken from Ming Chinese Wanli 'Kraak' wares and came about as a result of a disruption of Chinese production during a period of unrest. Dutch traders who found their Chinese trade stopped resorted to ordering from Japanese makers. The Japanese versions of these Kraak style pieces are usually thicker than the very thin Chinese Kraak wares and this has ensured their survival in often pristine condition. Thi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1247661 (stock #4276)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£185.00
A CHINESE RASPBERRY RED OVERLAY GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE. 19TH CENTURY. .

The white glass bottle cased in a dark strawberry red glass and then ground away on the sides to leave vestigial handles, these too with further engraved decoration. A relatively simple bottle but with a striking colour. Inspection under a loupe shows the surface to have signs of light wear from use. The mouth is finished with a shallow concave surface. The stopper has lost its cork and spoon. It dates from the end of...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1249364 (stock #4280)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£180.00
A Chinese double overlay snuff bottle. 19th century. An opaque white glass bottle is encased in sapphire blue glass and then encased again in white. These two layers are then cleverly carved away to leave a design of an ancient fisherman attended by his young apprentice. Double overlay bottles are uncommon.

The clear glass stopper is not original but it seems to suit the bottle.

Approximately 7.5cm high. Fine condition.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1254528 (stock #4286)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£250.00
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The design of butterflies and melons is seldom encountered on Chinese porcelain, found only on a few Qianlong pieces. This shaped dish I feel is from the early 19th century but the ‘orange peel’ surface of the porcelain is often found on Qianlong export pieces. Like the Qianlong painted melons these have a pronounced ‘spotting’ in either famille rose or gold enamel on the fruits. 

Approximately 20.6cm across, 6.4 cm high. Perfect condition with no frits, chips, cracks or rest...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1258883 (stock #4288)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£450.00
A PAIR OF CANTONESE ENAMEL ON COPPER VASES, 19TH CENTURY.

The baluster vases profusely decorated with scrolling foliage against a yellow background. The interiors counter-enamelled with white. Bats can also be found amongst the flowers.

Approximately 22.7cm high. Both in perfect condition but noted inside the mouth of one vase there is a small area of roughness with some carbon inclusions and a very fine stress line, all seen in the detail photographs.

Please study th...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1263110 (stock #4290)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£300.00
A fine carved and painted marble sculpture of the Hindu deity Ganesha, the elephant-headed god. He is holding his war axe in one hand, an elephant goad, ankusha, in another. A further holds a rosary and the last holds a sweetmeat. A hooded cobra supports his trunk and a large rat nibbles his foot. From northern India, mid 19th century.

Approximately 6.5/8 inches (17 cm) high, 3.7/8 inches (10cm) wide. For this genre the sculpture is in unusually good condition, most are found badly ...