Portrait of Shide
The portrait is based on the famous pair done by Yan Hui in the Yuan Dynasty (Tokyo National Museum Collection). Unfortunately, there is only Shide and not is other half, Hanshan. A chan poem is inscribed on the top by the artist.
Blue and White Porcelain Vase
Late 20th century
Size: Diameter 28cm Height 30cm
From a California Estate
A traditional landscape done in blue and white is seen around the exterior of the porcelain vase. The expressions seen in the landscape is often found in Korean works of art ranging from the 18th up to the 20th centuries. Influences from China are evident but the interpretations are Korean.
Beautiful Landscape Screen Painting by Korean Artist Oh Neung Ju aka Songjae (1928-). 45 x 36 inches, 114 x 91.5 cm.
The size of Koro: 4 1/4” Long x 3 3/8” Dia Koro Body x 3 1/8” High. The stand size: 5 1/4” Long x 3 1/4” Wide x 1” High. This is very sophisticated Japanese silver wire Koro by Kinunken Inaba who is very old Kyoto Shippo Maker from Meiji 22nd, 1889. This particular Koro was made in Heisei 63rd, 1989 which is 101 years later from their establishment. The koro’s design from Old Chinese design, dragon, Ho-o design, and other geometric design...
Additional Photos #1 for Shippo Koro by Kinunken Inaba
Additional Photos #2 for Shippo Koro by Kinunken Inaba
A fine crafted Tea Ceremony Tana for display of tea paraphernalia made of light kiri-wood lacquered in opaque red, with uprights of bark covered limbs and raw kiri panels painted with autumn foliage by Nishimura Goun. It is 25 x 14 x 12-1/2 inches (63.5 x 35 x 32 cm) and is in fine condition.
Nishimura Goun (1877-1938) was a prominent Pupil of Kishi Chikudo and Takeuchi Seiho...
This unusual ovoid shaped vase with a large detailed dragon in high-relief around the shoulder accented in a dark-red with a dark-red flaming pearl, with a underglaze painted dragon in the waves and clouds on a white ground. Republic Period – Size: 14-1/2 high
A lovely Japanese woodblock print by artist Saito Kiyoshi (1907-1997) titled "Tea House". Signature in corner with red artist's seal. Framed.
Size: (entire frame) 24" height, 29.5" width (artwork only) 14.5" height, 20" width
Chinese black soapstone carving of a large fu dog playing with three pups. It is well-carved with an attractive fitted hardwood stand. The large fu dog has a loose ball inside its mouth that rolls around.
Size: 6" height, 9" width
The pear shape vase with four sides and a raised foliate design on each side and on a raised foot, and curved handles with openings. Republic Period (1912-1949) Size: 7-1/4” high
This tall vase is decorated a scholar seated at a table reading a book and another scholar seated next to him is reading a book with a female serving tea. The border around the neck and foot is with a draped chain and start motif. Age:19th C. - Size: ¨13-1/2” high
The small tea pot with loop handle and long narrow spout with a lid that is decorated with a scroll motif and circular finial, the bottom has three small circular feet. Age: 1930’s – 40’s – Size: 5” high
The female is with her pup and the male with a ball and both are seated on tall plinths with openwork. With raised swirled hair on their heads and spines. Pale green glaze with yellow accents. Size: Republic Period (1912-1949) Size: 9-1/2” high
Charming Chinese small traditional child garment from the 1930's ...Expensive (from a wealthy family) deep blue silk damask fabric, with hand embroidered decorative central medallion on the front. The top is trimmed out with wonderful detailed pink, white, and tan trim, I think this trim was actually manufactured in France and imported to China during the 30's...
A hannya Demon Mask in silver, gold and alloys with maple leaf and cane, the leaf veined with silver and covered in mother of pearl, all accented with red lacquer. It is 6-3/4 inches (17 cm) long signed on the back and enclosed in a hinged box from the Kyoto Shijo Otabi Machi Terauchi Kikinzoku-Ten. The Hannya is a devil, a spirit of a dead, or sometimes living, woman who is transformed by jealousy.
Japanese Butsudan (Buddhist Altar)
Size: Height 5ft. Width 2ft. (Height 152cm Width 31cm (approx.)
Finely crafted Japanese Buddhist altar known as a butsudan. Makie is done on the panels of the altar and the interior appears as if one is in the interior section of the temple altar. electrical components are found on the altar. * Note: The Buddhist image is a sample image of how it will look. Image is not included.
Elegant Chinese old Flambe glaze and underglazed-Blue vase.
H: 9.5 inches D: 6 inches