Japanese & Korean

Available Pieces
  • M5140andM4476

    £8,500

    A pair of large Japanese Imari porcelain chargers heightened in polychrome including green, aubergine and black enamel, each painted in the centre with iron-red, gilt and underglaze blue with a vase of peony and prunus between birds perched on branches looking in at each other, the elaborate border with shaped reserves of peony flower heads and buds between butterflies with chrysanthemum, leaves and stylised clouds.

  • R1116

    £12,500

    A Korean ceramic circular cosmetic box, the cover with a stylised flower design and inlaid with black, grey and white clay, the edges with a scroll pattern, all on a gently crackled ground.

  • M4739

    £5,250

    A Japanese Arita porcelain octagonal bowl with lobed everted rim, painted on the exterior in coloured enamels; green, yellow and turquoise, iron-red, gilt and underglaze blue, with continuous aster flowers and scrolling branches of foliage, the interior well with a large chrysanthemum bloom on a circular branch within a double ring, all below eight alternating panels of flowering chrysanthemum and daisies, below the everted rim with a band of triangular gilt branch with single bloom on a blue ground, alternating with coloured and gilt branches of flowers, the base with an underglaze blue double-ring.

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  • M4737

    £16,500

    A large Japanese Arita octagonal jar, the body painted with green, yellow and turquoise enamels, iron-red and gilt and underglaze blue with a continuous scene of branches of pomegranate, peach, banana plant and peony amongst foliage, all between a wide band at the shoulder enclosing alternating peony, prunus blossom, flowers and pine branches, below a band at the neck of a continuous branch of blossoms and foliage, with an underglaze blue band of stylised petals below, above the foot.

  • M4740

    £2,850

    A Japanese Arita porcelain petal shape circular bowl, painted in green enamel, iron red, gilt and underglaze blue, on the exterior painted with a pine tree and another flowering tree beside branches of peonies, the interior well with a large chrysanthemum bloom within an underglaze blue double ring and below branches of flowers, the base with a running fuku mark within a double square, all within a single ring.

  • R9661

    £4,800

    Japanese Arita porcelain large plate with flat everted rim, painted in underglaze blue with a central medallion with a flowerpot with flowering plants in a terrace scene, surrounded by eight petal shaped medallions, each with flowers, all on a dark underglaze blue ground heightened in gilt and red enamels, with decorative scrolling leaf pattern, overall heightened in gilt, red and orange enamels.

  • R9038

    £15,000

    A large Japanese porcelain globular vase and cover, covered overall in a creamy crackle glaze and decorated on either sides with a vase of flowers and blue, copper red and gilt enamels, the neck decorated with a draped piece of fabric tied with a rope at the rim, continuing with a dragon on the cover.

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Furniture

Chinese furniture, largely plain polished wood, sometimes inlaid with semi-precious stones such as lapis lazuli, mother of pearl or lacquered. Usually made from Hongmu, Jichimu, Zitan, Huang hua li, Ji chi mu or Yumu.

Tang

Objects specifically from the Tang dynasty.

Wucai

‘Wucai’ Chinese five coloured wares, predominantly red, green and yellow enamels combined with underglaze blue and the white body.