Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1362885 (stock #4435)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£135.00
AN ARITA BLUE & WHITE MOKKO DISH, 2ND HALF OF THE 18TH CENTURY.

An attractive mokko (lobed) and moulded dish decorated with a figure seated beneath mist enshrouded trees. The cavetto is moulded with swirls and flowers, the rim with a dark iron rich kuchibeni dressing.

Approximately 22.5 cm wide. Fine original undamaged condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1362634 (stock #4433)
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£155.00
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 : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1362630 (stock #4429)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£60.00
A Japanese Arita porcelain Kakiemon style dish, circa 1720~1750 The square dish with indented corners, the rim with a deep kuchibeni brown rim, the centre with a gobenka motif. The cavetto is decorated with flowers and grasses amongst rocks. Tiny touches of coloured enamels have been applied to the design, a style first seen in the early 18th century. Within the foot-rim can be found a six-character imitation of a Chinese Ming Chenghua reign mark ‘Daimin Seika Nensei’. The first character D...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1362628 (stock #4427)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£140.00
A Japanese Arita porcelain Kakiemon style dish, circa 1720~1750. The square dish with indented corners, the rim with a deep kuchibeni brown rim, the centre with a gobenka motif. The cavetto is decorated with flowers and grasses amongst rocks. Tiny touches of coloured enamels have been applied to the design, a style first seen in the early 18th century. Within the foot-rim can be found a six-character imitation of a Chinese Ming Chenghua reign mark ‘Daimin Seika Nensei’. The first character...
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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1357937 (stock #4423)
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£475.00
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An ivory snuff bottle in the form of of an attractive lady of status carrying a fan. The head can be removed to reveal the snuff. Probably Japanese work for the Chinese market at the end of the 19th century.

Approximately 9.2 cm high. In very good condition with only a little chipping to the back of the collar, noted in the photographs. A few age cracks as normal with this material and light wear from handling.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1357935 (stock #4421)
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£225.00
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A Chinese white porcelain snuff bottle, probably Dehua, known in the West as ‘Blanc de Chine’. The moulded body, each side decorated with a central roundel of flowers surrounded with a pair of bats and a Shou character. The stopper, missing its spoon, appears to be faded purple stained soapstone. The thin body is very translucent and inside there are traces of former contents.

Approximately 5.8cm high. Perfect condition.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1357934 (stock #4420)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£1,250.00
A pair of Chinese ritual altar vessels for the Sun Altar, Qing dynasty.

The ritual vessels, bian, are made from fine strips of woven bamboo, the inner surfaces completely covered in lacquer. The earliest illustration of this form is from a Song period reproduction of a Han dynasty publication.

Bian of this exact design were used in offering ceremonies at the Qianlong Court and described and illustrated in ‘Huang chao li qi tu shi’ ( A pictorial guide to the ritual vessels of th...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1357877 (stock #4419)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£2,250.00
A Chinese cloisonné and champlevé enamel jardiniere. Early 19th century. The jardiniere is of globular form with three circular medallions enclosing birds and butterflies against a floral and gilt ground. These roundels are set against a scrolling lotus ground. The inside is counter-enamelled in turquoise blue. There is evidence that solder was used sparingly in the manufacture, this technique is associated with earlier manufacture and a practice that had largely died out by the later 19th cen...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Woodcuts : Pre 1940 item #1353960 (stock #4416)
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Ian Cheyne was born in Dundee in 1895 and was educated at Glasgow Academy and then studied at Glasgow School of Art. Originally a painter, he began to experiment with colour woodcuts of Scottish, Spanish and French landscapes and these became his prime interest. In his woodcuts, Cheyne’s use of flat planes and curved forms gives his work an Art Deco feel. Cheyne exhibited regularly at the Royal Scottish Academy from 1920 until the end of his life.

This design was issued in an edition o...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1353729 (stock #4414)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£135.00
The patachitra, the folk painting of Orissa, has a history of great antiquity. The 'Patachitra' paintings exhibit the use of strong line and brilliant colors. These are religious paintings which cover themes and events from Indian mythology and Puranas and are mainly made on silk or on old cotton glued with paper.

This is one of the most popular subjects and was probably produced as a souvenir (jatri pati) for pilgrims for whom the painting would become a personal family shrine. The paint...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1353728 (stock #4413)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£265.00
A painting in gouache on paper depicting Krishna as a seven year old boy in dancing costume. In this form he is known as Shri Nathji. This distinct tradition emanates from Nathadwara in Rajasthan and these paintings were probably intended for domestic shrines. 19th century.

Gouache and metallic pigments on paper. The grey scarf is silver pigment, now tarnished. A very subtle effect is the decoration in grey on the black ground, seen clearly only under a strong light.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1353672 (stock #4412)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£85.00
A good Japanese ukiyo-e painting on paper of a Kabuki actor. Early 19th century.

Approximately 47.3 x 23.4cm long. Laid onto backing paper. Some paper and paint losses. General wear and tear as expected with an old painting but such a good image, well worth some restoration.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1353668 (stock #4410)
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£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 : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1353554 (stock #4408)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£95.00
The right-hand sheet from the Yokohama-e triptych by Utagawa Hiroshige III (1843–1894) titled Yokohama Kagandori no fûkei, ‘Foreign Ships at the Seafront in Yokohama’. Signed Oju Hiroshige hitsu. Published 5th month, 1870.

He was a pupil of Andō Hiroshige.

A striking and decorative depiction of an European trading ship, ‘Black ship’,

Approximately 34.5cm x 23cm. Laid onto thick paper. A few stitching holes on right edge. Small damaged area on top...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1353550 (stock #4407)
Hawkes, Asian Art
£95.00
Shirohato Hachiman Shrine from the series ‘Scenes of Famous Places along the Tôkaidô Road’ Tôkaidô meisho fûkei, also known as the Processional Tôkaidô, Gyôretsu Tôkaidô, here called Tôkaidô meisho no uchi. Published by Seibundô Masakichi. 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 5th month.

Ichieisai Yoshitsuya 1822 ~ 1866. was a pupil of Kuniyoshi.

Approximately 36 cm x 25cm. A few sewing holes in left margin. A good impression with fine fresh colour and in very good condition....

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...