Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1383098 (stock #4515)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£675.00
A large Japanese Arita porcelain dish decorated with bursting pomegranates and ‘Buddha’s hand’, finger citrons, all within a Chinese Wanli Kraak style border. A similar large dish is illustrated in ‘Japanese Porcelain’ by Soame Jenyns. Faber & Faber, London. 1965, where it is identified as a product of the Sarugawa Kiln. Manji/Tenwa period (1658~1683).

Approximately 34.4 cm diameter. Fine condition...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1382020 (stock #4502)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£575.00
A tall blue & white porcelain wall vase of octagonal section wonderfully decorated with, perhaps, a traveling monk accompanied by a celestial deer. He carries a basket upon his back which is extended upwards to make a rustic parasol. The painting is very dynamic and expressive. The vase is signed Kachutei Dohachi sei. This is the signature for Takahashi Dohachi Ⅲ (1811-1879) the third generation from this important family of potters in Kyoto.

Approximately 22 cm tall...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1382018 (stock #4500)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£550.00
An unusual Arita enamelled wall-vase, kakehana, circa 1750. The seed-shaped hollow body is moulded with trailing vines supporting a dragonfly. The painter has used two different greens, aubergine, yellow and black. The unglazed back is pierced for suspension. It is probable that this kakehana was made for the home market.

Approximately 16.7cm long...

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...
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...

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.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1212829 (stock #4264)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1382019 (stock #4501)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£395.00
A fine Arita blue & white porcelain flower vase to be mounted on a wall, kakehana. 18th century.

The flower vase is heavily moulded with a leaping Chinese Lion or karashishi in a landscape of rocks and Tree Peonies, a classic subject in Japanese art known as “Botan-ni-Shishi”, an auspicious subject.

This old kakehana was manufactured in Arita in the mid Edo period, probably for the home market.

Approximately 16.7 cm high...

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 : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1403690 (stock #4539)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£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.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1403783 (stock #4548)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£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.

Please s...

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 : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1371072 (stock #4455)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£325.00
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 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 ...
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 : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1372311 (stock #4472)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£275.00
A fine and expressive carved stag horn netsuke of Shoki, The Demon Queller. Early 19th century.

Shoki is the Japanese styling of the Chinese spirit Chung Kui who protects households from malevolent demons. In this example the gifted carver shows Shoki studying closely, an off stage, mischievous oni whilst carefully hiding his Chinese sword close to his body.

Approximately 4.8cm high. Stag horn is mostly hollow and so the carver plugs each end in order to complete the ...

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...