The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

Christie's
5-7 November 2007, London, King Street

Date of the auction: 05.11.2007 - 07.11.2007

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A shoki Imari dish

A shoki Imari dish
EDO PERIOD (MID-17TH CENTURY)
A shoki Imari dish Edo period (mid-17th century) The shallow dish with wide rim on ring foot decorated in underglaze blue with grasses 13.7cm. diam

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £1,500 - £1,800

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A rare shoki Imari dish

A rare shoki Imari dish
EDO PERIOD (MID-17TH CENTURY)
A rare shoki Imari dish Edo Period (mid-17th century) The deep dish on ring foot decorated in underglaze blue with a figure 15.2cm. diam

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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An early Imari dish

An early Imari dish
FUKU MARK, EDO PERIOD (MID-LATE 17TH CENTURY)
An early Imari dish Fuku mark, Edo Period (mid-late 17th century) Decorated in underglaze blue, the centre with pine above a river, bordered by four shaped cartouche depicting plum and bamboo, the reverse with vine 36cm. diam

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A kakiemon koro [incense burner

A kakiemon koro [incense burner
EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH CENTURY)
A kakiemon koro [incense burner] Edo Period (late 17th century) Modelled as a karashishi with a detachable head, decorated in iron red, green, yellow, black enamels, on an ochre ground 28cm. high

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A negoro sake flask

A negoro sake flask
MOMOYAMA PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)
A negoro sake flask Momoyama Period (16th century) The wood flask with circular body on curved foot, carved in low and high relief with a kotabuki [celebration] character, iron ring attachments 29cm. high

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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An Imari ware bottle vase

An Imari ware bottle vase
FUKU MARK, EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH CENTURY)
An Imari ware bottle vase Fuku mark, Edo period (late 17th century) Of pear shape with short neck and rounded rim, decorated in suisaka style in underglaze blue, brown and iron-red enamels silver and gilt with a mountainous

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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An Arita Ewer

An Arita Ewer
EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY)
An Arita Ewer Edo Period (18th century) With short spout and twisted loop handle decorated in underglaze blue with various forms of the kotabuki [celebration] characters 17.5cm. high

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A large Negoro bowl

A large Negoro bowl
MOMOYAMA PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)
A large Negoro bowl Momoyama Period (16th century) The deep circular wood bowl with wide edge, the interior in red lacquer, black lacquer rim 61cm. diam

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A Negoro washbasin

A Negoro washbasin
MOMOYAMA PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)
A Negoro washbasin Momoyama Period (16th century) Of turned and assembled wood with a flat base, the exterior with a decorative band, resting on three outward facing feet, the rim and legs in red lacquer, the interior, sides and undersides lacquered

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A negoro yuto [water pot

A negoro yuto [water pot
EDO PERIOD (17TH CENTURY)
A negoro yuto [water pot] Edo Period (17th century) The natural cylindrical body of natural wood grain and flush-fitting cover, bordered in red lacquer, the loop handle and curved spout in black lacquer 30cm. high

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A Negoro bowl

A Negoro bowl
MOMOYAMA - EDO PERIOD (16TH - 17TH CENTURY)
A Negoro bowl Momoyama - Edo Period (16th - 17th century) The deep bowl on curved tripod feet decorated in worn red and black lacquer 40cm. diam

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A Kutani dish

A Kutani dish
STYLISED FUKU MARK , EDO PERIOD (MID-LATE 17TH CENTURY)
A Kutani dish Stylised Fuku mark , Edo Period (mid-late 17th century) The moulded, chrysanthemum shaped dish decorated in blue, green, aubergine, ochre and black enamels and underglaze blue with a bird perched among morning glory

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £1,500 - £1,800

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A Kutani dish

A Kutani dish
FUKU MARK, EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH CENTURY)
A Kutani dish Fuku mark, Edo Period (late 17th century) The shallow dish decorated in iron-red, aubergine, green, yellow and black enamels with a butterfly, moth and long-tailed bird, the reverse with pine needles 14.6cm. diam

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A Shoki Imari mukozuke [Food dish

A Shoki Imari mukozuke [Food dish
EDO PERIOD (MID-LATE 17TH CENTURY)
A Shoki Imari mukozuke [Food dish] Edo Period (mid-late 17th century) Of lobed trefoil form, decorated in underglaze aubergine and blue, and green enamel with various roundels interspersed among stylised cloud 14cm. wide

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A Nabeshima dish

A Nabeshima dish
EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH CENTURY)
A Nabeshima dish Edo Period (late 17th century) The shallow dish on high ring foot decorated in iron-red, green and yellow enamel, the reverse in underglaze blue with karahana [Chinese flower] design, the foot with hanabishi 15.6cm. diam

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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Four Nabeshima mukozuke

Four Nabeshima mukozuke
EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH - EARLY 18TH CENTURY)
Four Nabeshima mukozuke Edo Period (late 17th - early 18th Century) Each modelled in the form of a chidori [plover] and decorated in celadon and underglaze blue with plum blossom on stylised waves, the reverse with cash motif and

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £12,000 - £15,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A Nabeshima dish

A Nabeshima dish
EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH CENTURY)
A Nabeshima dish Edo Period (late 17th century) Decorated in iron-red, green and yellow enamel on underglaze blue with aquatic plants in stylised water 14.9cm. diam

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A Nabeshima vase

A Nabeshima vase
EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)
A Nabeshima vase Edo Period (19th century) The large oviform vase on ring foot, decorated in underglaze blue with plum, pine and bamboo 50cm. high

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A Kenjo Imari bowl

A Kenjo Imari bowl
DAI MIN MANREKI NENSEI [MADE IN THE GREAT MING DYNASTY WANLI ERA], EDO PERIOD (18TH-19TH CENTURY)
A Kenjo Imari bowl Dai min manreki nensei [Made in the great Ming dynasty Wanli era], Edo Period (18th-19th century) The deep bowl with slightly everted rim, decorated in iron-red

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A suzuribako [writing box

A suzuribako [writing box
MOMOYAMA - EDO PERIOD (16TH - 17TH CENTURY)
A suzuribako [writing box] Momoyama - Edo Period (16th - 17th century) The rectangular box with overhanging cover decorated in gold and silver hiramaki-e , takamaki-e and gold foil on a black ground with quail beneath

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A lacquer kobako [incense box

A lacquer kobako [incense box
MUROMACHI PERIOD (15TH CENTURY)
A lacquer kobako [incense box] Muromachi Period (15th century) The rectangular box with flush-fitting cover decorated in gold togidashi-e on a black ground with sparse nashiji , depicting flowers and grasses, the interior with butterflies

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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Four lacquer kogo and a chaire [tea jar

Four lacquer kogo and a chaire [tea jar
EDO PERIOD (17TH - 19TH CENTURY)
Four lacquer kogo and a chaire [tea jar] Edo Period (17th - 19th century) The first, circular wood decorated in iroe-hiramaki-e with maple leaves and pine needles; a circular kogo , with a flush-fitting cover in gold hiramaki-e

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A sumiakabako [red-cornered box

A sumiakabako [red-cornered box
EDO PERIOD (17TH CENTURY)
A sumiakabako [red-cornered box] Edo Period (17th century) The rounded rectangular box with overhanging cover decorated in gold hiramaki-e and nashiji on a black ground with chrysanthemums among swirling waters, inset onto red lacquered woven

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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Four lacquer kogo [incense boxes] and a tebako [accessory bo...

Four lacquer kogo [incense boxes] and a tebako [accessory box
EDO - MEIJI PERIOD (17TH - 20TH CENTURY)
Four lacquer kogo [incense boxes] and a tebako [accessory box] Edo - Meiji Period (17th - 20th century) The first, a rectangular kogo with a flush-fitting cover decorated in red lacquer with Hotei

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A set of five Arita dishes

A set of five Arita dishes
EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH CENTURY)
A set of five Arita dishes Edo Period (late 17th century) Each decorated with bands of iron-red, green and black enamel 13.5cm. diam. (5

Lot #: 45

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A Shino mukozuke [food dish

A Shino mukozuke [food dish
EDO PERIOD (17TH CENTURY)
A Shino mukozuke [food dish] Edo Period (17th century) The square deep dish with indented corners on loop tripod feet decorated with a thick white glaze and underglaze blue with grasses 16cm. wide

Lot #: 51

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A Negoro box and cover

A Negoro box and cover
EDO PERIOD (17TH CENTURY)
A Negoro box and cover Edo Period (17th century) The circular box and flush-fitting cover decorated in red lacquer 14.3cm. diam

Lot #: 53

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A flower vase

A flower vase
SIGNED MORI YASUMI , EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)
A flower vase Signed Mori Yasumi , Edo Period (19th century) Modelled as a wood well bucket of typical form with iron ring cord attachment, decorated in various coloured ceramics with morning glory, the wood stained and patinated 16cm

Lot #: 54

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A Madara karatsu chawan [tea bowl

A Madara karatsu chawan [tea bowl
EDO PERIOD (18TH - 19TH CENTURY)
A Madara karatsu chawan [tea bowl] Edo Period (18th - 19th century) The circular bowl on ring foot decorated with a variegated and crackled cream and green glaze with a single drip falling short of the foot 13.5cm. diam

Lot #: 56

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007

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A Karatsu chawan [tea bowl

A Karatsu chawan [tea bowl
EDO PERIOD (17TH CENTURY)
A Karatsu chawan [tea bowl] Edo Period (17th century) The irregularly shaped bowl on ring foot decorated in a crackled pale green, grey glaze and underglaze iron with stylised grasses 11.5cm. wide

Lot #: 57

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 5 Nov 2007 - 7 Nov 2007