An exceptional Kutani double gourd vase in akae kinrande style, decorated with brocade roundels with dragon and phoenix beneath a band of flowerheads and scrolling karakusa. Fuku mark to base. Height: 33.3 cm. Late 19th/early 20th cent.
A woodblock print of a Japanese boy by the sosaku hanga artist Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997) mounted in a plain wood frame. Signed in pencil and with red seal in lower right quadrant. Dimensions: 30 x 44.5 cm. framed.
The print remains in excellent undamaged condition and has never been out of its frame.
An interesting ink-painting kakemono of Daikoku and Ebisu on a ship loaded with rice bales depicted against a misty red sun by Mori Shuho (1738-1823). Dimensions: 61 x 1019 cm. Painted area: 49.5 x 38.5 cm.Sumi-e and red colour on paper. Dated 1799.
Mori Shuho was the elder brother of the famous Mori Sosen . He was an artist of a more conventional type but still achieved the titles of hokkyo and hogen. The scroll offer ...click for details