Asian Art Discoveries Day 3 - Porcelain from the Holzapfel Collection, Indian & Southeast Asian Art

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Date of the auction: 23.01.2021

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A BLUE AND WHITE ARITA PORCELAIN CHARGER

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) The large charger decorated in underglaze blue with an encircled central river scene, the rims showing pine and prunus behind weathered rocks, all within diaper-pattern borders. The backside with floral sprays and an apocryphal six-character Chenghua reign mark within a

Lot #: 1014

Estimate: €1,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN CHARGER

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Painted in underglaze blue, the show side with a central drawing depicting a Dutch rat catcher with two rats on a bridge, surrounded by a border of radiating lappets enclosing stylized plant designs and figural scenes. The backside with scrolling vines. DIAMETER 48 cm

Lot #: 1015

Estimate: €2,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN ‘DRAGON’ PLATE

Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912) Painted in underglaze blue, the centre with a pair of dragons within a geometric band, the rim with three lobed reserves detailed with mountainous and rocky landscapes, the backside with scrolling vines and a mark. DIAMETER 33.5 cm Condition: Very good condition with

Lot #: 1016

Estimate: €200

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN DISHES

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Both dishes decorated in underglaze blue on the show side with a scholar imagining a fight scene, the rim with diaper pattern and cartouches showing two fishermen. The backside with two stylized branches and a leaf mark on the underside. DIAMETER 24 cm each Condition

Lot #: 1017

Estimate: €300

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN DISH

Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912) Decorated in underglaze blue on the show side with a stylized landscape. The backside with scrolling lotus tendrils and a mark within a circle. DIAMETER 21.8 cm Condition: Very good condition with few manufacturing flaws. Provenance: Holzapfel collection, Geneva

Lot #: 1018

Estimate: €200

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN DISH

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) The slightly lobed dish is painted in underglaze blue on the show side with four exotic birds among plants, surrounded by a border of radiating wide and narrow panels enclosing repeated designs of plants, precious objects, and abstract designs. The backside with flower

Lot #: 1019

Estimate: €500

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A BLUE AND WHITE ‘FLORAL’ PORCELAIN CHARGER

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Painted in underglaze blue on the show side with a central floral composition surrounded by a border of dense scrolling foliage. DIAMETER 36 cm Condition: Very good condition with expected traces of use and wear. Provenance: Holzapfel collection, Geneva, Switzerland

Lot #: 1020

Estimate: €400

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN JAR AND COVER

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) The baluster jar is densely decorated with two Ho Ho birds in a continuous flowering garden landscape, all below lappets enclosing alternating designs of scrolling lotus tendrils and rabbits. The neck with repeated panels of flowers and beribboned precious objects. The

Lot #: 1021

Estimate: €2,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A LOBED ARITA PORCELAIN CHARGER

Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912) The large charger decorated in underglaze blue on the show side with a humorous figure standing on a garden terrace below a dragon in flight, the rim with figures in riverside, rocky and forest landscapes, the backside decorated with scrolling tendrils and a

Lot #: 1022

Estimate: €200

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A BLUE AND WHITE ARITA PORCELAIN ‘FLORAL’ DISH

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Painted in underglaze blue, the show side with a floral composition surrounded by a border of radiating wide and narrow panels enclosing repeated designs of stylised plants, auspicious Buddhist symbols and abstract designs. The backside with scrolling vines and

Lot #: 1023

Estimate: €100

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A BLUE AND WHITE ‘FLORAL’ PORCELAIN DISH

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) The dish decorated in underglaze blue on the show side with a large blossoming spray above crashing waves. DIAMETER 28.5 cm Condition: Good condition, with minor wear and manufacturing flaws, a small chip to rim with associated hairline. Provenance: Holzapfel

Lot #: 1024

Estimate: €200

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A BLUE AND WHITE LOBED PORCELAIN DISH WITH TIGER

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) The rare dish is painted in underglaze blue to depict a tiger crouching under bamboo canes. DIAMETER 19.7 cm Condition: Traces of wear and two hairlines to rim, otherwise good condition. Provenance: Holzapfel collection, Geneva, Switzerland. This lot was acquired by

Lot #: 1025

Estimate: €200

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A BLUE AND WHITE ‘FLORAL’ PORCELAIN DISH

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Painted in underglaze blue, the show side with a floral composition surrounded by a border of radiating wide and narrow panels enclosing repeated designs of plants and abstract patterns. DIAMETER 21.3 cm Condition: Good condition with expected wear and one chip to rim

Lot #: 1026

Estimate: €100

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE ‘KRAAK’ STYLE PORCELAIN BOWLS

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Both lobed bowls painted in underglaze blue on the interior with a medallion enclosing a cricket perched on a leafy rock. The walls, the rim and the backside composed of various geometrical designs surrounding floral reserves. DIAMETER 15 cm each Condition: Good

Lot #: 1027

Estimate: €200

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A BLUE AND WHITE ARITA PORCELAIN ‘FLORAL’ DISH

Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912) The slightly lobed dish painted in underglaze blue on the show side with stylized floral designs and elaborate scrolling vines, the backside shows further stylized floral sprays and an apocryphal six-character Chenghua reign mark within a circle. DIAMETER 18 cm

Lot #: 1028

Estimate: €100

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A ‘KRAAK’ STYLE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN DISH

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) The dish is decorated in underglaze blue on the show side with a pair of birds near a planter containing prunus, peony and pine, the rim with scrolling lotus tendrils. DIAMETER 30.3 cm Condition: Good condition with expected wear and with only one small chip to rim

Lot #: 1029

Estimate: €300

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A SMALL PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN CUPS

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Each cup is decorated on the exterior with three leaves, all within double concentric circles. The underside with a further circle. DIAMETER 5.8 cm each Condition: Very good condition with hardly any wear. Provenance: Holzapfel collection, Geneva, Switzerland. This lot

Lot #: 1030

Estimate: €500

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN COFFEE POT AND COVER

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) The conical pot raised on three legs, with applied handle and metal cover and tap. Painted in underglaze blue with a phoenix perched on a rock among dense foliage and floral sprays. HEIGHT 26.5 cm Condition: The rim with a small chip, the cover missing the knob, a

Lot #: 1031

Estimate: €300

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN JUG

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) The baluster shaped jug applied with an integrated handle and supported on a spreading foot, decorated in underglaze blue with a couple of birds perched on a rock among blossoming sprays, foliage as well as geometric and plain blue bands. HEIGHT 23.3 cm Condition: With

Lot #: 1032

Estimate: €200

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN JUG AND COVER

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) The jug is decorated in underglaze blue with narrow panels enclosing repeating designs of scrolling foliage and scenes with ladies, the cover with floral designs within a line border. HEIGHT 13 cm Condition: Overall god condition, with a hairline to rim. The cover with

Lot #: 1033

Estimate: €100

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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AN OCTAGONAL IMARI PORCELAIN VASE

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Densely decorated in iron-red and gold on underglaze blue with figural and landscape reserves within panels of flower sprays and foliage. HEIGHT 37 cm Condition: Good condition with expected traces of use and a small chip to rim. Provenance: Holzapfel collection

Lot #: 1034

Estimate: €500

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A RETICULATED IMARI PORCELAIN CENSER

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) The small cylindrical censer raised on three ruyi feet and with reticulated sides enclosing cartouches detailed with a symbol against a geometric ground. All enriched with underglaze and overglaze polychrome enamels. HEIGHT 6 cm Condition: Good condition with expected

Lot #: 1035

Estimate: €500

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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AN IMARI PORCELAIN BOWL

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) The bowl decorated in underglaze blue and overglaze iron-red and gold, the exterior with two Bijin in a garden landscape above a band of flower sprays and a flower within a double circle to the underside. The interior painted with a central flower-filled vase. DIAMETER

Lot #: 1036

Estimate: €200

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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AN IMARI PORCELAIN BOX WITH COVER

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Of deep shape, painted in typical underglaze blue, iron-red and gold with alternating panels of vases with flowers and floral compositions, the cover with further alternating panels containing chrysanthemums and ducks and surmounted by a fruit knob. HEIGHT 22 cm

Lot #: 1037

Estimate: €500

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A LARGE ‘FLORAL’ IMARI PORCELAIN PLATE

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Painted in underglaze blue and overglaze polychrome enamels and gold on the show side with a central flower-filled vase surrounded by four butterfly medallions, the rim with densely composed ground of lotus scroll under floral reserves. The backside with three flower

Lot #: 1038

Estimate: €200

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A LARGE IMARI PORCELAIN CHARGER

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Painted in underglaze and overglaze polychrome enamels, the show side with a central flower-filled vase within a double circle, surrounded by a border of lappets enclosing repeated floral designs. DIAMETER 45 cm Condition: Very good condition with expected traces of use

Lot #: 1039

Estimate: €500

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A LARGE IMARI PORCELAIN CHARGER

Japan, Meiji period (1868-1912) A fine charger modelled in high relief and painted in underglaze blue and overglaze iron-red and gold on the show side with a central floral composition encircled by a scrolling foliage border, the rims with a ground of chrysanthemums and vine scrolls surrounding

Lot #: 1040

Estimate: €100

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A LARGE IMARI PORCELAIN CHARGER

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Painted in underglaze blue and overglaze iron-red and gold on the show side with a central floral composition within a flower-shaped border, surrounded by a densely composed ground of chrysanthemum scrolls surrounding shishi lion reserves. The backside with three flower

Lot #: 1041

Estimate: €1,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A LARGE PAIR OF IMARI PORCELAIN BEAKER VASES

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Of circular and octagonal form, each decorated in underglaze blue and overglaze iron-red and gold, the central section with reserves containing floral designs, butterflies, and a large phoenix. The upper and lower section with lappets detailed with floral compositions

Lot #: 1042

Estimate: €1,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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A LARGE IMARI PORCELAIN CHARGER

Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Painted in underglaze and overglaze polychrome enamels on the show side with a central flower-filled vase, surrounded by a border of reserves enclosing repeated floral and figural compositions. The backside with three flower sprays. DIAMETER 52 cm

Lot #: 1043

Estimate: €1,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021