Bakufu Ohno (1888 - 1976) Black Sea Bream c1939 First Edition. This print is c1950's. Publisher: Kyoto Hanga-In Print size: 15-3/4 x 10-7/8" approximate. Overall condition and colors are very good to excellent. The print does not appear to have been framed. There is a slight thin on the upper top corner and tape reside from previous mounting.
A set of trays turned from horse chestnut and decorated in ink with The Four Gentlemen (Plum, Bamboo, Orchid and Chrysanthemum) of literati fame with accompanying poems by Nishio Setsuko (Hiroshi, b. 1899) and dated 1925. Tocchi (horse chestnut) is highly prized for its wild grain patterns and figuring represented in this set of trays covered in clear lacquer. They are 15 inches (38.5 cm) diameter and in excellent condition...
Offered for sale is this unique and more difficult to find sewing box with its telescope arm. Half of the lid flips back and within the box is the smaller pincushion box attached to the telescopic arm which extends 8 3/4". The 4 drawer fronts are beveled and each has a metal pull. There is a slot for the ruler, but it is missing. It has mortise & tenon joint construction and wood pegs. This keyaki wood sewing box, haribako, is in overall good condition...
A massive Sanuki Bori Platter with a cucumber carved into the surface, a grape and Bushukan (Buddhas Hand Fruit) carved in life-size relief. A masterpiece for any collector of Sanuki Carving. It is 35 x 17 x 2 inches (89 x 44.5 x 5.5 cm) and is in fine condition.
Soseki Komori Active 20's and 30's. Wild Ducks published by Kawaguchi and Sakai. Little is known about this artist. Sheet size: 15-3/4 x 8-3/4" approximate. There is gentle toning and slight tape reside on the back top side of the print. A notch in the lower right margin. Likely a registration aid. Otherwise, the margins are full and condition is very good.
A guest size hibachi with tabako-bon made of beautiful keyaki wood. It has two drawers, a copper liner and bamboo ash receptacle. it is of dovetail construction and the sides have inset finger holds.
Length: 14 1/2"
Depth: 9 3/8"
Height: 7 5/8"
Weighs unpacked 9 pounds 12 ounces
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Pair Japanese carved black lacquered Wood Candlesticks, with Chrysanthemum shape base and vertical carved grooves all the way to the top with another floral pedal shape top with iron spike to hold candle. Underneath the bottom has signature, 19" high, 6" diameter-on the bottom. The condition is as found condition, used in the temple for long time, lots of black lacquer paint is missing but all original.
Japanese Woodblock Print, Mount Fuji by Moonlight, Kawai Bashi. Artist Hasui Kawase. Original dated 1947, we offer this Heisei Edition, printed by Watanabe from the original woodblocks, 2002. Pristine condition, never framed, 15.5"(39.5cm) x 10.5"(26.5cm).
Vintage Japanese Woodblock Print, "Ontake no le", House at Ontake in Tama, Tokyo, Shiro Kasamatsu 1896-1992. Dated 1954, signed "Shiro", artist's seal. Publisher Unsodo., Carver Nagashima, Printer Saji. Very good impression, excellent colors, excellent condition. Oban tate-e, 10.8"(27.5cms) x 15.7"(40cms).
Vintage Japanese Woodblock Print, "Nikko Kegon no Taki". The Kegon waterfall at Nikko. Dated 1952. Shiro Kasamatsu 1898-1992. Carver Nagashima, Printer Horii. Publisher Unsodo. Artist's seal. Signed "Shiro". Very good Impression, excellent colors, excellent condition. Oban tate-e, item 10.8"(27.5cms) x 15.9"(40.5cms).
Original woodblock print BLUE THICKET by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979), unlimited edition, printed in 1974. Excellent crisp print in perfect condition, silver metallic highlights, listed as plate 318 in JOICHI HOSHI CATALOGUE OF ALL TREE WOODBLOCK PRINTS published by Kato Gallery in 1988. Red “tree” seal of the artist in lower right corner, signed by the artist in pencil (see detail). Image size 6 1/4x8 7/8 inches, paper size 8x10 1/4 inches. Superb image, all that Hoshi print shall be.
Original woodblock print CLUMP OF TREES IN WINTER by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979), unlimited edition, printed in 1976. All the lines in the mat area are from photography. Excellent crisp print in perfect condition, gold metallic highlights, listed as plate 355 in JOICHI HOSHI CATALOGUE OF ALL TREE WOODBLOCK PRINTS published by Kato Gallery in 1988. Red “tree” seal of the artist in lower right corner, signed by the artist in pencil (see detail). Framed and glazed...
Japanese. Woodblock print by Kawasaki HASUI
'Evening at Itako' 1930. Image 36 x 24 cm.
Currently framed but can be removed for shipping.
Strong colour some fading.
Oversized Japanese "sosaku hanga" woodblock print by Jun'ichiro Sekino (1914-1988) titled "Boy and His Cat." dated 1957. The artist's white ink signature and red seal are at the lower right corner of the image. The edition number 51/100 and the date are in pencil at the left side of the bottom margin. The right side of the bottom margin holds "Jun Sekino" in black ink. Image size: 24 1/2" x 12 3/8" plus full margins. The framed size is about 36 1/2" x 24 3/4." Very good overall condition...
A tall vase in the style of bamboo ikebana vases cut from a single round of fantastically burled wood, polished to a soft glow by years of handling. Outside is a beautiful deep red patina. The upper and lower cores have been removed and inset with bamboo vases. It is 49 cm (19-1/2 inches) tall, and in fine condition.
One Person, Six Faces
Date printed: 1884
Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.25 x 9.75 inches.
Condition: Very good. Light creasing. Full margins as originally issued. Original kento marks at bottom right corner and right side
Reference: "Kiyochika, artist of Meiji Japan", Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1988, page 62.
Autumn at Shiobara
Size: Koban. Approximately 7.75 x 5.0 inches.
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller collection
Condition: Excellent. Uncirculated.
Boy on Bull
Size: Tanzaku. Approximately 13.25 x 3.25 inches.
Publsiher: Hasegawa. Catalog No. 1570.
Condition. Print is tipped at the top to original cardstock. The print is excellent. The card is toned.