A beautiful vintage enamel silver Chinese locket pendant,with bats motif in excellent condition. D:3cm
Shiko Munakata (1903 ~ 1975)
Greenwich Village, New York City. This edition is from 1983.
Size: Approximately 14.25 x 12.25 inches
Publisher: Published by Munakata Studio using a lithographic technique. Issued in association with Yaskawa.
Condition: Excellent. Unframed. FULL MARGINS ON ALL SIDES. (The print is larger than our scanner).
A beautiful unusual hexagon shape, and heavy, pair of early 20th C. Chinese cloisonne hat stand with double happiness character motif, in excellent condition. H:13",D:6-1/2"
Very old early 20th C. Chinese black rattan bangle with silver, in excellent condition. D:2.5"
A beautiful early 20th C. Chinese old silver and cinnabar bracelet, in excellent condition. Marked China, L:17cm. D:5.4cm.
Our "foreign expert opines: "Very nice! I think Republic Period based upon circular cloisonne and white base color. Finish on the base implies quality workshop, though unknown." base has pseudo Qianlong reign mark.
width of the mouth is 9 cm at the outer rim 11 cm; it is 3 cm high
Nepalese Joker Mask from the Terai Region with traces of kaolin pigment. 10.25 inches, 26 cm.
Indian Monkey Mask from Himachal Pradesh in the Himalayas. 11 inches, 28 cm.
Painted Tibetan Pig Mask. 13d x 11.5h inches, 33 x 29 cm.
A group of 3 pieces early 20th Century Chinese enamel silver bangles. Excellent condition.Marked Silver.D: 5.6cm.
Pomegranates Painting and Poem celebrating his 80th Birthday, by Kim Yong Jin (1879-1968). His paintings are collected and admired by Koreans for capturing the spiritual essence of the scholar gentleman. The pomegranates, with their many seeds, is a symbol of fertility or productivity or great bounty. An appropriate subject for one of Korea's most popular and beloved artists to portray as he celebrates his 80th year. Ink and colors on paper with a silk mount...
This one of the most unique folk textiles from Japan is a bundle of 20 small asa-linen/hemp ties. The entire ties are tied with another roll of linen tie and then tied with an old indigo-dyed cotton tie. The use for these ties is unknown but we assume that they were for farming or commercial works. The linen is hand-woven in natural color. The each tie is slightly differently in length but they are approximately 3” wide...
Artist: Kawase Hasui (1883 - 1957)
Title: Takehara, Matoba (Hiroshima), 1948
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. This print bears the 6mm seal, making it consistent with a first edition. This seal was used between 1946 and 1957.
Size: Oban, approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Condition: Very good. Light toning and creasing. Evidence of one piece of tape on back.
Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870 - 1949)
Sacred Bridge in Nikko, 1937.
Size: Oban, approximately 16.00 x 11.25 inches.
Publisher: Doi Hangaten.
Carver: Harada, printer: Yokoi. This seal combination indicates an early post-war edition. Its pre-war use has been a subject of debate.
Condition: Unframed. Excellent. The left and right margins appear to have been slightly trimmed.
This edition is illustrated in Andacht's Collector's guide on page 151...
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Moon at Magome, 1930
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the Watanabe 6 mm seal. This is a lifetime edition made between 1946 and 1957.
Condition: Unframed. Excellent color and condition. Faint crease line at top and bottom margin.
A vintage edition of an iconic serene Hasui design.