Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1330720 (stock #4368)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£165.00
A French porcelain octagonal vase and cover after a Kakiemon original by Samson of Paris, 19th century. This is very close to the original as can be seen when compared to a pair of vases on ormolu stands in the Tokyo National Museum.

Approximately 21.5cm high. The top of the neck has been damaged and pieces glued into place. The stopper is also glued into the neck. Slight loss to enamels here and there.

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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 : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1327359 (stock #4360)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£120.00
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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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1327354 (stock #4357)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
A Japanese Imari Export teapot, 18th century. Decorated overall with flowered branches issuing from eccentric rocks. Unusually, the blue is thick overglaze enamel instead of the normally used underglaze blue.

Approximately 18cm from tip of spout to handle. The body is sound with only some minor flaking to the enamel and light wear to the gilding. A flea bite to the inner rim noted. The lid has a replaced knop and a shallow chip to the edge has been restored.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1327351 (stock #4355)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£65.00
An Ottoman scribe's traveling pen box, divit (davat), the cast brass body profusely decorated with figures enjoying a party. Probably from Turkey, 19 th century.

Approximately 19.3cm long.

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All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1970 item #1313978 (stock #4353)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£225.00
An interesting and inventive sculpture of a performing elephant balancing upon a ball whilst supporting an acrobat with his trunk. The sculpture is solid bronze and cast in the lost wax technique, cire perdue. This method is able to faithfully reproduce all of the quirky textures that the artist has chosen. The sculpture is mounted on a white marble base and is, as far as I can see, unsigned.

Approximately 33cm high. Fine original condition. The weight is 3478 gm.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1313956 (stock #4350)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£185.00
An old Nanban hanging flower vase, kakéhana, in its original inscribed box. The vase is in fine undamaged condition and has a good old patina. The inscription literally translates as “Nanban hanging flower vase”. The applied decoration is perhaps a depiction of a Buddhist rosary. 19th century.

Approximately 12.8 cm high.

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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 : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1313708 (stock #4348)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£245.00
A Chinese Yixing stoneware incense burner in the form of Budai, laughing as usual, grasping a small pile of cash. The stoneware has been attractively enameled with flowers and a Shou medallion decorates his back. The base has an impressed maker’s mark. 19th century.

The incense burner is in two parts, Budai sits on a large cushion, this base features a pierced disc for the insertion of joss sticks.

Approximately 15.5 cm high. From the exterior the burner is in perfect condition. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1313407 (stock #4345)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£1,850.00
A Chinese pale green and russet jade plaque, 17th ~ 18th century.

The rectangular pendant carved in high relief to one side with a cat clambering atop a rocky outcrop issuing leafy branches and lingzhi, a small bird alighting above, the reverse in shallow relief with a sinuous chilong above waves and below clouds, the stone of a pale green tone with mottled white and russet inclusions.

This jade was included in the Bonhams, London auction #21623, lot 559.

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Pre 1980 item #1307913 (stock #4342)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£425.00
A stoneware suiteki, a water dropper used in the practice of calligraphy, by the eminent Japanese potter and 'Living National Treasure' Hamada Shoji ( 1894 ~ 1978 ). It is accompanied by a tomobako inscribed by his son, Shinsaku, authenticating the item.

The simple circular form reminiscent of a mochi rice cake has been given an oatmeal glaze that has fired with salmon-pink blushes.

Approximately 8 cm diameter. Original condition.

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All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1307519 (stock #4338)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£275.00
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A striking porcelain double gourd vase by the eminent Kutani potter Matsumoto Saichi V The tall shape has four raised ribs on the matt buff/white glazed body, the bottom gourd boldly painted with sets of green stripes on a tan ground. The buff/white glaze is curious, on close inspection it looks like crushed oyster shell. Signed on the base. The vase comes with its original signed and inscribed box.

Approximately 31.7 cm high. The vase and box are both perfect.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1307469 (stock #4337)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£195.00
An Indian stone surahi expertly turned on a lathe from a single piece of black steatite, a variety of soapstone. It is beautifully made and very light, displaying the remarkable hollowing performed by the artisan. It relates directly to bronze and brass versions from the 18th century. With this flask is a turned alabaster bowl, also elegantly made, that has a curious slightly domed bottom. The bowl perhaps dates from the 19th century. Given the nature of the materials used these are both rare i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1307404 (stock #4335)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£65.00
An oval Thewa pendant from Rajasthan in northern India. Thewa is the technique invented around 400 years ago where filigree gold designs are fused onto a coloured glass ground, then backed with silver foil. This pendant depicts prey being attacked in what looks like a palace garden. The work is very fine and I have had to show the photographs oversize to show the detail. The pendant is missing its frame but still has a small card protector and the green silk backing.

Approximately 5...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1307399 (stock #4334)
Hawkes, Asian Art
SOLD
A Chinese nest of bamboo boxes securely held in a carrying arrangement. The carrying apparatus is able to swing to a horizontal position allowing the four boxes to be separated. A locking bar holds all in place when mobile. 19th century or earlier.

An attractive and useful way to store a small collection of snuff bottles or netsuke.

Approximately 32cm high, excluding the handle. Fine condition. The lid to the top box is a little warped as can be seen in the photographs. ...

All Items : Artists : Lacquer : Pre 1970 item #1307398 (stock #4333)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£320.00
An unusual lacquered flower vase, hanaike, by the eminent bamboo artist Tanabe Chikuunsai II ( 1919~2000 ). The black lacquered bamboo vase is decorated in vermillion lacquer with a sago palm and is also signed. The vase is complete with its original blue cotton bag and a signed and inscribed box.

Chikuunsai I began the family tradition of making fine bamboo crafts in 1890, it still flourishes today under the direction of Tanabe Chikuunsai III.

Approximately 30 cm high. Fine...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1307203 (stock #4332)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£95.00
A Japanese Kyo-yaki bowl decorated with acorns and oak leaves in thick gosu blue enamel. The moulded stoneware body is probably from a Seto kiln. Meiji period.

Approximately 14.5 cm diameter, 5 cm high. Fine condition with only one shallow frit to the rim noted.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1307161 (stock #4330)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£195.00
A Chinese cloisonné enamel vase decorated with scrolling lotus flowers against a white ground. Early 19th century.

Approximately 13 cm high. The vase is in fine condition with only a little wax infill to report, this to a small area below the mouth rim, noted in the photographs.

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