Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
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 : 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...

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...

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...
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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1381509 (stock #4487)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£125.00
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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1417293 (stock #4581)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£165.00
A kakemono presenting an example of calligraphy by Shunsui Rai, 1743 ~ 1813. Shunsui was a Confucian scholar of some influence in the Hiroshima district and an historian. He is the father of Sanyo Rai, 1781~1832, who also became a notable calligrapher and a painter and scholar.

Overall the dimensions are 170cm x 36cm...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1374411 (stock #4478)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£245.00
A Fine Large Japanese Imari Bowl, Meiji, 19th Century.

A fine and substantial Arita Imari rinka bowl. Six panels, inside and out, are alternatively decorated with ho-o birds and flowers.

The centre of the bowl depicts the shochikubai, the three friends of winter. A suggestion of breaking waves can also be observed to the left of the screens.

Approximately 24.5 cm diameter. Perfect condition.

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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 : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1426623 (stock #4591)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£375.00
A small Japanese Satsuma koro with a pierced metal cover by an unknown maker, late 19th century. The vase is decorated with the Imperial chrysanthemum crest and three family crests, including the Paulownia of the Toyotomi clan, the Hollyhock leaves of the Tokugawa shoguns and the cross of the Shimazu clan who ruled over Satsuma, Ōsumi and Hyūga.

At the top corners can be found quarter-flower heads delicately painted in red and gold. Each mon is finely detailed. The metal lid might ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1426622 (stock #4590)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£425.00
An attractive globular Satsuma vase by Hosai, late 19th century. The vase is decorated with three family crests, including the Paulownia of the Toyotomi clan, the Hollyhock leaves of the Tokugawa shoguns and the cross of the Shimazu clan who ruled over Satsuma, Ōsumi and Hyūga.

Within the foot-rim can be found the gold mark ‘Satsuma Hosai’ and a Shimazu mon in white enamel. Hosai worked towards the end of the 19th century and his work is represented in the NSW Museum in Australi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1404362 (stock #4553)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£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. Fine condition with only a chip on the hat and the nose noted.

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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. The tomobako is ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #935485 (stock #4049)
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SOLD
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. 19th century.

Approximately 10.3/16 inches (25...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1362634 (stock #4433)
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SOLD
A Japanese Porcelain 'Black Ship' Bowl & Cover. Early 19th Century.

A Japanese porcelain 'Black Ship' rice bowl and cover. Imari ware from the early 19th century. The bowl depicts 'Ranjin', Dutchmen, and their trading vessel. There is a very similar set of five bowls of this design in the Kurita Museum where they are dated to the Bunka-Bunsei period, 1804 ~ 1829.

Aproximately 11.4cm diameter, 7.8cm high. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1313942 (stock #4352)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£225.00
A Japanese carved bamboo sake ewer, tokkuri. The pouring spout is a cunning extension of the slim handle, it has a simple stopper. The bung for the filling hole is in the form of a whistle. It is not drilled through so cannot be blown in the usual way but the end is shaped so that a shrill note can be produced when blown across. The top is lacquered red and the top rim ochre. The foot-rim is lacquered deep brown/black. Age cracks have been filled with black lacquer. Around the back is a long ins...
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. The foot-rim, which is applied as a separate...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1327359 (stock #4360)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
A set of five Japanese Kyoyaki plates, 19th century. The plates are made of refined stoneware with the creamy finely crackled glaze that is synonymous with the Kyoto area. The painting is carefully executed and of high quality.

Approximately 18.6cm diameter. All in fine original condition.

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