Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
0 selections
Log In
0 selections
lots of lots
Lot 0015
A GROUP OF FOUR JAPANESE GILT AND POLYCHROME ENAMEL DECORATED ARITA STYLE PORCELAIN VASES, 20TH CENTURY, comprising a small baluster form vase with orange glazed floral and butterfly decoration to the interior of the lip, the body with double paneled reserves outlined in cobalt blue, the upper with a flying bird, the lower with a bird sitting on the branch of a flowering tree alternating with stylized floral and fruit decoration, in traditional shaded red, orange and blue palette with gilt highlights, mid-late 20th century, unmarked, height: 7"; a baluster form jar with alternating reserve panels of a blossoming tree behind a fence on white ground, and a flying bird on orange and white ground, with rosettes on blue ground at the neck, early 20th century, unmarked, height: 5"; a large baluster form vase with alternating shaped cobalt outlined reserves of a vase with flowers and a flowering tree, "orchid" mark of the Fukagawa Koransha porcelain factory, Arita, late 20th century, height: 9 7/8"; and a small baluster form vase with all over stylized floral decoration, together with carved Indonesian style teak stand, unmarked, height of vase: 5 1/2".


In overall good condition with minor surface rubbing and wear commensurate with age and use; the jar originally with a lid, now missing; the large vase with drilled bottom.

Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS."

Buyer's Premium

  • 24.5% up to $1,000,000.00
  • 24.5% above $1,000,000.00


Estimate $150 - $250Oct 6, 2018