A set of four unusual small dishes enclosed in the original signed wooden box by Kitaoji Rosanjin (1883-1959), one of Japans most famous 20th century artists. Iron reds underlie the pale earthen glaze, with a dollop of Oribe green on one side. Almost as if planned, the pieces have firing cracks filled with black lacquer, adding a fourth consideration to the standard essentials: form, design and glazing. Each dish is roughly 5-1/2 inches (14 cm) diameter...
A lone figure appears among the dried and rustling grasses of late autumn, her robes indicate she is a nun, but her long snout gives cause to hesitate…This is a fine image by important artist Imao Keinen enclosed in the original signed double wood box and dated to his 77th year (1921 by Japanese count)...
This is a fairly large set of “hayashi” doll, court music entertainers, all dressed in samurai’s attire with a sword. Three seated dolls in the front row are approx. 5 1/2” (14 1/2 cm) tall x 9 1/2” (23-23.5 cm) wide, excluding hat and stand. The taiko drummer is 11 1/4” (29cm) wide, a little bigger. Two in back row, seated on stools, are 7 1/2” (19cm) tall x 9 3/4” (25cm) wide. The stands are lacquered wood.
Japanese lacquer bowl with uneven layers of red and other colored lacquers is polished down to reveal irregular patterns.
Measurements about : 5 1/2" (14.1 cm) diameter and 1 7/8" (4.8 cm) hight.
It is in good condition.
Japanese woodblock print by artist Mayumi Oda (1941-present), titled "Ancient Sea Spider Conch", number 19/45 in its series. Signed in pencil. Pairs with another print titled "Ancient Sea"
Size: 38.5" height, 25.5" width
Japanese woodblock print by artist Mayumi Oda (1941-present), titled "Ancient Sea", number 19/45 of the series. Signed in pencil. Pairs with another print titled "Ancient Sea Spider Conch".
Size: 38.5" height, 25.5" width
A bright, beautiful woodblock print by Mayumi Oda (1941-present), headlining her exhibition in the Satori Gallery, San Francisco, January 1982. It is numbered 93/250 and signed/copyrighted in pencil.
Size: 39.5" height, 28" width
Boro noragi made of hand-spun and natural indigo and brown color dyed cotton. It is made of three layers of cotton and worn in the colder season. The first half of the 20th century. 120cm x 104.5cm
Boro noragi hanten (short wark wear) made of three layers of cotton cloth which are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton stripe. The cotton lining is also hand-spun and naturalindigo dyed. It has roughly sewn sashiko (quilting) and worn in the colder season. The inside sleeves are made of old katazome (stencil-dyeing) cotton cloth. The first half of the 20th century. 120cm x 79.5cm
Boro noragi hanten (short work wear) whose ground cloth as well as mending patches are hand-spun and natural indigo dyed cotton. It is from Aomori prefecture in Tohoku region. Not wearable. The first half of the 20th century.
120cm X 70cm
A magnificent SERPENTINE GANESHA - GANESH Carving with Majestic Singha LION. Finest workmanship. Excellent condition, no damage or restoration whatsoever. Size: H. 20 cm. x W. 12 cm. x D. 4 cm. (8" x 4.75" x 1.5").
Spring Rain at Matsushima
Size: Oban. Approximately 16.5 x 11.25 inches.
Publisher: Doi Hangaten, also bears Doi watermark.
Carver: Harada, printer: Yokoi.
This seal combination indicates an early post-war edition.
This is a fine piece of Japanese porcelain from Fukagawa. It has colorful and very delicate enameling. The age of the piece could be from the Meiji period because there are some factory imperfections(wood ash)in the glaze along the rim (See images). There is an impressed Fukagawa mark under the glaze on the underside. It is in excellent condition and measures 9 1/2 across.
Height: 18.2cm (7.5 in)
Width: 9.8cm (3.9 in)
Japanese Akasuke or pigeon blood vase; features fine wire floral decoration; fine colour shading of the leaves; good condition
A fine mask from Mompa tribes, H 26 cm
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