Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
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)
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£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)
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£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)
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£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. #1402.

Approximately 28 cm diameter. The diameter of the inner flange is 25.7 cm.

The lid has old damage and has been repaired with rivets...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1434170 (stock #4597)
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£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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1433763 (stock #4605)
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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...

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.

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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.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1920 item #1433646 (stock #4598)
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£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 : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1426624 (stock #4592)
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A fine Arita Export gourd-shaped bottle decorated in Chinese Transitional taste. Arita 1660 – 1680.

The enjoyment of nature.

The Catalogue of the Shibata Collection exhibits two similar bottles.

Another, a 39.8 cm tall example is illustrated in ‘Fine & Curious Japanese Export Porcelains in Dutch Collections’. Hotei Pub. 2003. In this the author, Professor Jorg, informs us that although large gourd vases are relatively common, smaller examples are much more rare. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1426623 (stock #4591)
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£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)
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£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 : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421655 (stock #4589)
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An early Arita porcelain dish, Kakiemon, 17th Century, circa 1655~1670.

The centre of the dish with a table display of bonsai-like foliage. The curved cavetto with plant-filled lozenges against a blue ground.

The mark within the foot-rim was used at the Chokichidani kiln and the Old Kakiemon kiln in the period 1655 ~ 1670’s.

Dishes with similar designs are to found in the catalogue of the Shibata Collection, Kyushu Ceramic Museum.

Approximately 21...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1421654 (stock #4588)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£195.00
An Arita Export porcelain dish decorated with a design based on a Ming Chinese Kraak plate. A pair of Ho-o birds amongst flowers and bursting pomegranates. Arita, circa 1690 - 1720. A similar dish is illustrated in the Shibata Collection, Kyushu Ceramic Museum, item 2495.

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 21.3 cm diameter. Perfect condition.

Please s...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1421652 (stock #4587)
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An Arita Export porcelain dish decorated with a design based on a Ming Chinese Kraak plate. A pair of Ho-o birds amongst flowers and bursting pomegranates. Arita, circa 1690 - 1720. A similar dish is illustrated in the Shibata Collection, Kyushu Ceramic Museum, item 2495.

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 21.3 cm diameter. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421651 (stock #4586)
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A Kakiemon blue & white porcelain dish decorated with a delicately painted asymmetrical scrolling foliage design. The rim with an iron-rich dressing. The back with a kin (gold) character within a double border. The kin mark is associated with the Old Kakiemon and Nangawara-Kamanotsuji kilns and used around the later period of the 17th century and possibly into the 18th.

A very similar dish is illustrated in Beauty of Prime Period Imari. Kano Seki, Ko-Imari Publication, 1990. No. 50, titl...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1421650 (stock #4585)
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£225.00
An Early Arita “Snowflake” plate. Circa 1680. The thickly potted porcelain dish decorated with snowflakes and flowering prunus. The back with a lozenge mark.

Provenance: R&G McPherson Antiques, London W8.

Approximately 18.7 cm diameter. A tiny piece of kiln dross on the front, otherwise perfect.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1421648 (stock #4584)
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£550.00
A Japanese porcelain “100 Boys” plate, 18th century.

This unusual plate was made in Arita between 1720 and 1760. It shows a hall crammed with boys, an elevated youthful figure surrounded by attendants, two of which are carrying fans. To me it looks like the interior of a temple with children depicting the abbot and gathering of monks. Above the Abbot can be found a sign, Hyakushindo, “The Hall of 100 Children.” ( Baizitang in Chinese ).

This design is copied from a Chi...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1418301 (stock #4582)
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A fine gourd-shaped bottle decorated in Chinese Transitional style. Arita 1660 – 1680.

The bottle is decorated in late Ming style with the enjoyment of nature. These bottles are not uncommon but are seldom encountered with such fine painting.

The Catalogue of the Shibata Collection exhibits two similar bottles.

Approximately 20.4 cm high. The bottle is in perfect condition with only a couple of small areas of glaze evacuation on the neck, noted in the photographs. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1418300 (stock #4583)
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A fine and large Arita export octagonal jar, 1680 ~ 1700. The jar has similar painting around the neck and shoulder as those produced at the Kakiemon kilns.

Approximately 40 cm high. In fine undamaged condition. I have shown some very shallow flakes on the inside of the neck, this appears to have occurred before the firing.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1417293 (stock #4581)
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£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. The picture size is 91cm x 25cm. The scroll ends are rosewood. Good condition overall with just minor horizontal creases noted.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1800 item #1416709 (stock #4578)
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A Japanese porcelain chawan, tea bowl, decorated with a continuous landscape. The concave foot left unglazed. The rim has a number of kintsugi, repaired chips using lacquer and gold dust.

A similar tea bowl is shown in Sekai Toji Zhenshu, Ceramic Art of the World, Vol 8. Edo Period III, no:240, described as Nakano Kiln, Hirado, mid 18th century.

Approximately 11 cm diameter. Fine condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1413504 (stock #4575)
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A rare Sometsuke Mukozuke dish, the design of a partially folded fan taken directly from Chinese porcelain made especially for export to Japan during the late Ming Dynasty, Tianqi Period 1621-1627. Modelled in the form of a partially unfolded Fan and decorated with a figure on a riverbank, the river and a solitary boat before him The naturalistically modeled back is plain and has three thickly potted circular feet.

Approximately 21 cm long. This example has an old gold-lacquer (ki...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #1413503 (stock #4574)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£280.00
A rare Japanese Sometsuke Mukozuke dish, the design of a partially folded fan taken directly from Chinese porcelain made especially for export to Japan during the late Ming Dynasty, Tianqi Period 1621-1627. Modelled in the form of a partially unfolded an and decorated with a figure on a riverbank, the river and a solitary boat before him The naturalistically modeled back is plain and has three thickly potted circular feet.

Approximately 21cm long.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1413501 (stock #4573)
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£550.00
A fine early 18th sake flask, Tokkuri, of European form, the shape derived from Dutch Gin bottles. It is decorated with alternating panels of the Three Friends of Winter, Shochikubai, and a rather unusual combination of a Dragon amongst clouds, and stylised Ginko. The shoulders of the bottle are decorated with stylised Lotus mon amongst karakusa, and the top with a tako-karakusa, octopus scroll, border.

Approximately 19 cm high. In perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1413500 (stock #4572)
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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 t...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1413498 (stock #4571)
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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. The back is entirely plain with four spur marks within the foot-rim. Arita, circa 1680~1700.

Approximately 21 cm diameter. Perfect condition with only a tiny piece of kiln dus...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1413423 (stock #4570)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£650.00
A Japanese Export heart-shaped dish with an European harbour scene by Frederik Van Frytom. Arita 1680 ~ 1700. Frederik Van Frytom was a notable painter in 17th century Holland who was commissioned to produce Delft pottery samples for copying at Arita. This dish is a copy of one of a special set of five Delft dishes that were taken to Japan in 1684 and used in the tea ceremony. The moulded shape of the dish is reminiscent of silver tableware. Within the foot-rim is found an eccentrically written ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1413422 (stock #4569)
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A Japanese Arita Export porcelain spoon tray after a design by Frederik Van Frytom. Within the foot-rim is found an eccentrically written apocryphal Chinese reign mark, a feature seemingly of most wares the with Van Frytom designs. The shape is taken from an European silver dish and the porcelain clearly intended to be exported to the West.

A spoon tray of this design was included in a Christie’s auction in 2009.

Approximately 13.2 cm long.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1413079 (stock #4567)
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£185.00
A very fine and unusual square plate. Arita 1790 - 1820. This fits into a group of porcelains that more accurately could be called ’white and blue’ produced at the end of the 18th century and beyond. This plate features exotic figures and an elephant. See the Shibata Collection, item 3831, for an octagonal plate of similar design.

Approximately 18.6 square. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1413078 (stock #4566)
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A large deep Japanese porcelain dish made at Arita in the mid-eighteenth century.

The dish is square with indented corners, the walls with moulded foliage separated by panels of blue scrolling foliage. The centre of the dish features a fine animated phoenix perched on an eccentric rock. The back of the dish is decorated with what looks to be sea-monsters amongst flowing seaweed. Who knows? Within the foot-rim is an apocryphal six-character Ming Chenghua mark

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1404442 (stock #4551)
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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. It is quite thick-walled and notabley the section grows thicker at the edges, as does the ha...

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 : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1403783 (stock #4548)
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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.

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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. Fine condition with only slight wear to the gold.

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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. Fine condition with only slight wear to the gold.

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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.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1403695 (stock #4544)
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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.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1403693 (stock #4542)
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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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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 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1388818 (stock #4529)
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£195.00
A Japanese bronze vase decorated with dragons and clouds. Meiji period, mid to late nineteenth century. Unsigned. The work is reminiscent of Murata Seimin.

Approximately 21 cm high. The weight is just over 1.9 kg.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1383144 (stock #4519)
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£220.00
A Japanese porcelain steep-sided dish depicting a traditional zashiki room or perhaps a temple interior. The plants seen through the windows are banana and cycad, both common in warmer climates as experienced in Kyushu or Okinawa. Arita 1730 - 1750. Two plates with similar central designs are found in ‘The Story of Imari’, Goro Shimura. ‘The Story of Imari, The Symbols and Mysteries of Antique Japanese Porcelain’, Ten Speed Press, Toronto. 2008. Items 61, 62.

Approximately 19.8 cm...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1383062 (stock #4513)
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£230.00
A very large plate decorated with a kylin surrounded by panels of cranes among pine and prunus trees, separated by formal lotus flowers.

Just a tad under 41 cm diameter. No cracks, chips or restoration. Some light wear from use.

Stand not included.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1382093 (stock #4507)
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£180.00
A Japanese Arita deep dish, early 19th century. The dish is decorated with Ho-o birds and branches of flowering paulownia. The back with clouds and bats and a single spur mark. The Dutch refer to this palette of red and gold on white porcelain as ‘Milk & Blood’.

There is the remains of a collectors mark on the back

Approximately 20 cm diameter. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1382092 (stock #4506)
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£180.00
A Japanese Arita deep dish, early 19th century. The dish is decorated with Ho-o birds and branches of flowering paulownia. The back with clouds and bats and a single spur mark. The Dutch refer to this palette of red and gold on white porcelain as ‘Milk & Blood’.

There is the remains of a collectors mark on the back

Approximately 20 cm diameter. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1382019 (stock #4501)
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£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. A tiny glaze chip on the mouth-rim,...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1382018 (stock #4500)
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£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. Perfect condition with only a little wear to the enamels from use.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1381897 (stock #4498)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£75.00
An Arita cup possibly for noodles, Soba Choko, from the end of the 18th century or the beginning of the 19th. Shibata illustrates this mark as 1790~1810.

Approximately 7.2 cm high. Flea bite to one point, otherwise perfect.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1381896 (stock #4497)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£195.00
Fine Japanese Arita Imari Wucai Dish c.1700. # 2 An attractively decorated dish styled after late Ming wucai enamelled wares, noted for their bold and vivid colouring. A meandering vine with various flowers surround a central kotobuki or good luck character. The back is decorated with various lingzhi motifs and within the foot-rim is a apocryphal Chinese Ming reign mark for Jiajing.

For a similar dish see pp 282-3 No 157 of the complete catalogue of the Kurita Museum where it is des...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1381895 (stock #4496)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£195.00
Fine Japanese Arita Imari Wucai Dish c.1700. # 1 An attractively decorated dish styled after late Ming wucai enamelled wares, noted for their bold and vivid colouring. A meandering vine with various flowers surround a central kotobuki or good luck character. The back is decorated with various lingzhi motifs and within the foot-rim is a apocryphal Chinese Ming reign mark for Jiajing.

For a similar dish see pp 282-3 No 157 of the complete catalogue of the Kurita Museum where it is des...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1381619 (stock #4493)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£85.00
A Japanese Arita lobed dish decorated with a dragon descending from clouds, grasping the pearl of wisdom. The back with a fuku mark. The dish dates from 1750~1790. A similar design to Chinese examples of the Yongzheng period.

Approximately 14 cm diameter. Perfect condition. A little kiln dross in the cloud.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1381564 (stock #4491)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£85.00
A small lobed Arita porcelain bowl decorated with scrolling karakusa. The interior with the shochikubai, the three friends of winter. The base has a four-character Fuki Choshun, "good fortune and long life" mark. Late 18th or early 19th century.

Approximately 10.8 cm. Diameter. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1381563 (stock #4490)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£85.00
A small lobed Arita porcelain bowl decorated with scrolling karakusa. The interior with the shochikubai, the three friends of winter. The base has a four-character Fuki Choshun, "good fortune and long life" mark. Late 18th or early 19th century.

Approximately 10.8 cm. Diameter. Perfect condition.

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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. Remarkably fresh looking with no wear to the enamels.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1381508 (stock #4486)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
A Japanese porcelain haisen, a high-footed basin for washing sake cups when entertaining. This Arita example was made in the first half of the 19th century, 1820~860.

The Shibata Collection illustrates an identical example, #4109.

Approximately 15.8 cm diameter, 11 cm tall. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1381486 (stock #4485)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£65.00
A Japanese Arita shallow plate decorated with radishes, daikon, iron-dressed rim. The back with four kiln support spur marks.19th century.

Approximately 19 cm diameter. Some light wear from use, otherwise perfect.

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