Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1404444 (stock #4558)
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A Japanese gold lacquer kagamibako, a box for a small circular mirror. This example is from the 18th century or perhaps earlier. The top features a landscape which is continued in places down the side, the inside and base lacquered with nashiji powdered gold. Inside the lid is a fabulous landscape with a flowing river and flowering trees and a stunted pine near the bottom of the scene.

Approximately 10.7 cm diameter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1404442 (stock #4551)
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£185.00
A fine old ceremonial sake pourer, hisage, hand made from copper and decorated with shochikubai (pine, plum and bamboo), minogame and cranes. Also present are two prominent Tokugawa family crests and on the handle three 16 petalled chrysanthemum crests and another on the rear handle mount. 19th century or earlier. Fine work.

The body of the pourer has probably been raised from one sheet of copper...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1404362 (stock #4553)
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£245.00
A Japanese wood carving of a seated figure, probably the poet Matsuo Basho (1644~1694), the most famous poet of the Edo period. 19th century or earlier. Fine old patina.

Approximately 14.5 cm high...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1403784 (stock #4549)
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A Japanese porcelain dish with a barbed edge and cavetto moulded with Buddhist symbols. The centre painted with underglaze blue depicting two scholars playing chess in an idyllic setting, a waterfall behind them and a stanza of Chinese poetry above them.

Arita, circa 1780 ~ 1800.

Approximately 21cm diameter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1403783 (stock #4548)
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£345.00
A Japanese porcelain deep charger, decorated with a flowering branch issuing from an eccentric rock behind garden fence. The border has a very complicated design that seems to be based on flowering peonies. A very striking design.

Arita, circa 1670~1690.

Approximately 28 cm diameter. The dish is in fine condition except for a restored shallow flake on the edge. This is tiny and is invisible to the eye. I only spotted it when I used an ultra-violet torch...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1403782 (stock #4547)
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£140.00
An unusual shallow Japanese porcelain plate (#2) decorated with confronting dragons, one in blue and gold, the other gold and red. The plain back with 5 neat spur marks.

Arita porcelain, circa 1750 ~ 1780.

Approximately 18.7 cm diameter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1403781 (stock #4546)
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£140.00
An unusual shallow Japanese porcelain plate (#1) decorated with confronting dragons, one in blue and gold, the other gold and red. The plain back with 5 neat spur marks.

Arita porcelain, circa 1750 ~ 1780.

Approximately 18.7 cm diameter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1403696 (stock #4545)
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£160.00
A heavily potted Arita porcelain dish featuring a rural pavilion beside a waterfall, the moulded cavetto with a celadon glaze. The blue and white landscape with touches of iron-red and gold enamel.

Arita, circa 1750 ~ 1780.

Approximately 22.5cm diameter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1403695 (stock #4544)
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£240.00
An attractive Japanese porcelain dish, the blue & white decoration depicting the King of Beasts and the Queen of Flowers. The Lion-Dog and the Peony, shi-shi and botan in Japan, represent bravery and elegance . A popular motif.

Arita, circa 1790.

Approximately 29 cm diameter. Perfect condition...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1403694 (stock #4543)
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A diminutive Arita porcelain oil bottle, the greyish body decorated with a spray of prunus. By repute used for a tonsorial dressing.

Late 17th ~ early 18th century.

Similar bottles are shown in ‘Old Imari Blue & White Porcelain’. Heiando, Kyoto, 1959. Yosuke Sera, editor.

Approximately 7.5cm high...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1403693 (stock #4542)
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£110.00
A small dish with an unusual barbed edge and diaper border. The back with a not often found six- character Qianlong mark in the form of a seal. Arita 1780.

Reference ‘The Complete Catalogue of the Shibata Collection, Kyushu Ceramic Museum. 2002.’ for a broadly similar dish, item 3628.

Approximately 15.1cm diameter.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1403692 (stock #4541)
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£220.00
An Arita porcelain plate (#2) decorated with a leaping carp within a moulded border based upon Chinese Ming export porcelain, ‘Kraak’ style. The dishes have faux chattering in imitation of Wanli Kraak dishes.

Arita, 1750 - 1780.

Approximately 21.5cm diameter. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1403691 (stock #4540)
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An Arita porcelain plate (#1) decorated with a leaping carp within a moulded border based upon Chinese Ming export porcelain, ‘Kraak’ style. The dishes have faux chattering in imitation of Wanli Kraak dishes.

Arita, 1750 - 1780.

Approximately 21.5cm diameter. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1403690 (stock #4539)
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£350.00
A large Japanese export porcelain charger decorated with a design based upon a Ming Chinese ‘Kraak’ porcelain dish. Arita, 1680.

For a similar but smaller plate see item 12 in the Impey Collection. ‘Ko-Imari Porcelain from the Collection of Oliver Impey’, Barry Davies Oriental Art, 1997.

Approximately 28.2cm diameter. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1403565 (stock #4538)
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An attractive diminutive Japanese porcelain Kendi decorated with landscapes in underglaze blue.

Arita, 1680 - 1685.

A similar small ewer is included in Sekai Toji Zenshu,Vol 8, [Ceramic Art of the World 8: Edo Period II Imari and Nabeshima Wares] item 147.

Approximately 21.8cm high. Fine condition. There is a partial under the glaze firing fault where the spout is luted to the body.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1403564 (stock #4537)
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A Japanese export porcelain wine ewer. This vessel is of European form with underglaze blue decoration in Chinese late Ming style, probably copied, second-hand as it were, from a Dutch Delft wine ewer.

Arita, 1680 - 1700.

A jug of a very similar design is illustrated by Oliver Impey in [ Japanese Export Porcelain, Catalogue of the collection of the Ashmolean Mu- seum, Oxford. Hotei Publishing, Amsterdam, 2002 ], item 32.

Approximately 20.8 cm high. Perfect c...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1403563 (stock #4536)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£95.00
A small porcelain dish depicting eccentric stones beyond a terrace in a garden setting. At first this seems to be a very eccentric modern-looking composition but this dish was to be finished with enamel decoration but for an unknown reason it was never completed thus leaving an interesting artifact. The base with an apocryphal four-character Ming reign mark for Jiajing.

Arita, 1690 - 1700.

Shibata [The Complete Catalogue of the Shibata Collection, Kyushu Ceramic Museum. 2002] illust...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1403562 (stock #4535)
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£110.00
A Japanese export porcelain bottle used for soy sauce in Holland. Marked ‘JAPANSCHZOYA’ in underglaze blue. Believed to be from the Hasami kiln, Nagasaki prefecture towards the end on the 19th century.

Approximately 18.8cm high. Perfect condition.

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