A Japanese woodblock print of the Dainan Gate, Mukden by Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950). Signed in pencil at lower left. Jizuri seal in left margin. Framed and glazed. Image area: 26 x 39 cm. With frame: 36 x 49 cm.
Slight cockling to print. No damage or staining. In excellent condition- as is the frame.
An interesting Satsuma pottery dish decorated in enamels and gilt with a scene of horse racing and spectators in lavish costumes, the reverse marked Nihon tei beneath a Shimazu mon. Diameter: 21.2 cm. Taisho, c. 1920.
Perfect condition; finely gilded.
The scene depicted is probably the kurabe-uma-e-jinji,a ritual horse race held in Kyoto annual ...click for details
An Arita charger decorated in a strong underglaze blue in the kraak style with ho-o birds, peaches and rockwork surrounded by a panelled floral border. Diameter: 33 cm. late 17th cent. Provenance: Ray Collection.
Reglued break and hairline at 4.00. A further partial crack at 2.00 but this has not fully penetrated the body. No other faults.