Title: Maze Hari Ega
Date: 1885 (6th month of Meiji 18).
Publisher: Ogawa Takei (also published Kiyochika in the same year).
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.75 x 9.75 inches.
Condition: Very good. Lower margin trimmed. Top margin has two thin spots. Faint creasing.
A powerful, rare image.
Haku Maki (1922 - 2000) Poem 70 - 70 Deeply embossed. Vivid colors. Condition and colors are very good to excellent. Image size is 6-1/2 by 4-1/2". Free Shipping and insurance.
Haku Maki (1924 - 2000) Poem 10 - 9 Intaglio woodblock print. Deeply embossed with vivid colors. Condition and colors are excellent. Measures. The images measures 6-1/2 x 4-1/2". There are no condition issues to report. Poem 70 - 9 Edition 9/157
Lilian May Miller (1895 - 1943) Woodblock print "Nanzenji" 1934. Ref: "Between Two Worlds - The Life and Art of Lilian Miller", by Kendall Brown publisher: Pacific Asia Museum, p78 #92. Excellent colors and condition. There are no issues to report save for residual linen tape on top margin of the back of print. The artist's name and title of the print are written near the bottom of the back side as well. Image is 15.28 x 4.72" approximate.
Lilian May Miller (1895 - 1943) Drum Tower, Nikko, Japan American print maker in the Japanese Shin-Hanga style. Ref: "Between Two Worlds - The Life and Art of Lilian Miller" Kendall Brown, 1998 p 77 #89. Excellent condition and colors. No defects noted.
Japanese large brown Lacquer on wood Candlestick, used in the temple for many years, as is condition, 28" high, 12" diameter-base diameter, 4" diameter-top, metal dish was placed to catch the dripping wax and brass hook for utensil on the column. Lots of brown lacquer were lost, and as is condition.
Charles W Bartlett (1860 - 1940) 1920 Japanese Woodblock print published by S. Watanabe. There are three know variations. This is the early morning. Ref: R Miles "A Printmaker in Paradise" p 114 #23 14-11/16 x 10-1/2" approximate. Signed in lower left.
Hiroshi Yoshida (1876 - 1950) 1937 Jizuri seal, pencil and brush signature. Never framed. Condition, colors and impression are excellent.
Hiroshi Yoshida (1876 - 1950) 1935 Jizuri seal (self made) with pencil and brush signature. Tape residue in upper rear margins from previous framing. Colors are subtle. Condition is good to very good.
Hiroshi Yoshida (1876 - 1950) Daiden Gate 1937 Jizuri (self made) seal and pencil and brush signature. Excellent conditions and rich colors. No issues to report. Appears never to have been framed.
Hiroshi Yoshida (1876 - 1950) Jizuri self made woodblock print of Shokei Palace. Pencil and brush signature. Printed in 1937. Excellent colors and condition. Ref: The Complete Woodblock Prints of Yoshida Hiroshi - p149 #209.
Woman walking in snow with dog
Date: Early postwar.
Image size. Approximately 5.75 x 3.75 inches.
The woodblock print is tipped at the top to an original early postwar Christmas card.
Condition: Print is excellent. Card is slightly worn.
Kinkakuji (Golden Pavillion in Kyoto)
Size: Approximately 5.75 x 3.75 inches.
Date: 1930s. This edition early postwar.
Koitsu.com catalog no. TK-SB-11.
Tipped at top edge to original greeting card addressed to Colonel H.A. Johnson from S. Iitaka.
Publisher: Shobido Tanaka.
Title: Himeji Castle
Date: Early postwar.
Size: Approximately 5.75 x 3.50 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo
Condition: Tipped at top to original cardstock. The woodblock print is very good. The card has a couple of foxing spots.
Interestingly, the correspondence inside misidentifies this 14th century castle as Osaka Castle.
Original 1968 Japanese woodblock print by Toshi Yoshida (1911-1995) titled EAGLE OWL ("Mimizuku" in Japanese). Paper on the photographs came out with gray tinge, but it is actually of warm tone - Enlargement 2 is closest in color to what it is. Published by Yoshida Studio, signed in pencil by the artist in the lower right corner. The print is in excellent condition, finely detailed with intense bright colors, beautiful "bokashi" shading...
An original color woodblock print in the oban size by the Japanese Sosaku Hanga artist Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997). Unlimited, dating from the 1960's. Hand signed in black ink and sealed. Condition: very good impression and color, the margins trimmed and with tape residue visible. White, unprinted are of the dolls dress with one darker paper fiber (picture no. 1). Dimension: image: 36.9 cm x 23.8 cm, paper: 44.2 cm x 29.4 cm.
Koson c1920's Eagle on a Leafless Branch against a night sky. Size: 6-3/4 x 4-3/4". Published by Matsumoto Print Works. Excellent condition and colors. The print has not been framed or mounted onto backing. Free shipping on all small prints.
Ohara Koson An Egret on a willow branch. Published by Matsumoto Print Works. Print size is 6-3/4 x 4-3/4". There are no condition issues front or back. Excellent condition and colors. It has not been framed or mounted previously. Free Shipping on all small prints. Ref: Crows, Cranes and Camellias p 215 AK.12