Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1930 item #1404443 (stock #4552)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£320.00
A Tsuiki Jippo Cloisonne Enamel Writing Box (Suzuribako), 
Ando Company, early 1930’s .

The box is formed from heavy gauge copper, the lid decorated with tsuiki-jippo enamels in relief on a raised design of a Shinto shrine in a wooded setting, a Torii and lantern also present. The interior has been applied with a coarse cloth lacquered with both clear and red lacquer in an abstract design and contains a hardwood tray with fitted inkstone and tsuiki-jippo water-dropper...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1950 item #1404366 (stock #4559)
Hawkes, Asian Art
RESERVED
A Chinese soapstone seal, unused, the front decorated with engraved calligraphy. 20th century.

Approximately 8 cm high. Nice genuine old patina and signs of handling...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1960 item #1404363 (stock #4554)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£110.00
An amusing tonkotsu, a container for tobacco, skillfully carved in wood as a man emerging from a basket! His clasped hands pierced to allow a suspension cord, not present. The eyes are inlaid and the base has a mother of pearl signature tablet.

A 20th century production but hand carved.

Approximately 12.5 cm high...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Cameras : Pre 1960 item #1396919 (stock #4531)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£235.00
A Leica IIf from 1953, Nr. 653684. This is the latter red dial version. Good overall condition with some light wear from careful use. Some very minor bright marks on the top plate. The shutter fires at all speeds and sounds correct although I don’t have a way of testing it accurately. The viewfinder is clear and the rangefinder image is good. An attractive clean example.

Please study the photographs as they form part of the description...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1970 item #1383016 (stock #4512)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
A Japanese porcelain peony vase, Showa period. The waisted baluster vase decorated with powder blue and pink peonies. The rim gilded and the base with a three-character signature, unread.

Approximately 31 cm high. In perfect condition.

Please study the photographs.

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1950 item #1382265 (stock #4511)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£325.00
A fine and large stoneware dish by Sakuma Totaro (1900~1979). Decorated with a flowering plum tree against a transparent ash glazed ground. The back is plain and glazed with a clear ash glaze. Mid 20th century.

The original wood storage box (tomobako) lid is inscribed in ink with a title and the signature of the potter with his red seal.

First son of Sakuma Fukujiro, a mingei potter in Mashiko, Totaro studied ceramics with his father...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1950 item #1382264 (stock #4510)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£350.00
A fine and large stoneware dish by Sakuma Totaro (1900~1979). Decorated with a flowering plum tree against an oatmeal coloured ground. The back is plain and glazed with a clear transparent ash glaze.

The original wood storage box (tomobako) lid is inscribed in ink "Mashiko decorative dish with plum in iron oxide", the signature of the potter with his red seal.

First son of Sakuma Fukujiro, a mingei potter in Mashiko, Totaro studied ceramics with his father...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1950 item #1382262 (stock #4509)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£450.00
A splendid stoneware dish by Sakuma Totaro (1900-1976) with the original signed and inscribed storage box, tomobako. Showa period, mid 20th century.

A substantial dish with deep brown iron glaze leaves on a jade green copper glaze. The back of the dish is undecorated and covered in a transparent ash glaze...

All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1950 item #1263986 (stock #4297)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£65.00
A glass bead decorated gourd from the Maasai people in Kenya. This type of gourd is used traditionally for the mixture of milk and blood that is a staple of the Maasai diet. Early 20th century.

Approximately 24 cm long. In fine condition. Noted are half a dozen insect holes in the lid, these are old and mostly filled in...