All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1358167 (stock #10921)
One-sided accordion album with 12 paintings. 10 images of man-woman scenes, one rape scene, one scene with a woman with dildo. Paintings in black ink, color (some with gold), and gofun on silk. The covers are bound in silk brocade, with a small silk sumie painting of a heron on the front cover. Paintings unsigned, but the style can be attributed to Tomioka Eisen (1864–1905)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1358095
Tora Tori Gallery
$25,000.00
Painting in ink and colors on gold leaves of a scene of life representing a procession where men in clothes and armor wear palanquins richly decorated around a castle. The particularly well-drawn characters with different expressions of faces are remarkable of precision. The screen presents a scene of life where many characters go to different occupations. The ensemble is of a great realism and characteristic of the Tosa school retracing the life of ancient Japan. Origin: Japan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1357855 (stock #ANR6435)
The Kura
Price on Request
A very rare screen depicting a unit of Japanese soldiers charging the walls at the battle of Pyongyang during the Sino Japanese War (1894-1895). Mineral pigments on silk mounted on gold in the original black lacquered wooden frame. It is 171.5 x 189 cm (67.5 x 74.5 inches) and in overall fine condition with some foxing visible mostly in the whites...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1356272 (stock #ANR6412)
The Kura
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Mt. Fuji looms over the dark spotted ink landscape by Kishi Ganku painted on six broad panels of applied gold. The screen is 142 x 370 cm (56 x 145-1/2 inches). It has been completely restored utilizing the original frame and antique textiles for the borders. At that time several areas of damage gathered over the last two centuries were repaired without over-painting...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1356246
Antique Japanese painting on silk, of a pair of black birds pierced on the branch of a tree. With calligraphy and red chop signature.

Size: 12.5" W x 52" H (entire scroll) 7.75" W x 18.75" H (painting only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1356239
Antique Japanese scroll painting of a small bird, perching on the branch of a tall growth of flowers. Signed with red chop.

Size: 16" W 9 69" H (entire scroll) 10.25" W x 38" H (painting only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1356237
Antique Japanese scroll painting of a horse, done in sumi ink, its legs kicked up into the air. Very disciplined calligraphy brush work is used, and may have been executed by a Zen Buddhist monk. This horse painting was possibly cut down from a larger screen and mounted as a scroll.

18th century Edo period (1603-1868)

Size: 17.5" W x 52" H (entire scroll) 14.25" W x 20.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1355808 (stock #TRC1651)
Here in Kyoto our gallery is located along the Kamo River in a district known as Shobu-en Machi, which roughly translates as “Iris Town.” As you can imagine, the scene depicted in this painting of irises and cranes is one that can be commonly witnessed in our neighborhood in the spring (May) when these flowers are in full bloom...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1355481 (stock #ALR6407)
The Kura
$650.00
An enso Zen circle encompassing nothing and everything, by important Zen priest and former head of Daitokuji Murasakino Shoun (Sohan Gempo). Ink on paper in a silk border with black lacquer rollers. The scroll is 62.2 x 119.5 cm (24-1/2 x 47 inches).
Sohan Gempo, (1848-1922) was born into a Shinto family, however entered the Buddhist priesthood at the age of 12 at Kogen-ji, Kanazawa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1355420 (stock #ALR6406)
The Kura
$600.00
A single stroke of ink forms a writhing dragon on this Zen scroll by important Zen priest and former head of Daitokuji Murasakino Shoun (Sohan Gempo). Ink on paper in a rough silk border with wood rollers dated Taisho 9 (1920). It is 44 x 196 cm (17-1/2 x 77 inches).
Sohan Gempo, (1848-1922) was born into a Shinto family, however entered the Buddhist priesthood at the age of 12 at Kogen-ji, Kanazawa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1355222 (stock #0879)
t a t a m i
$300.00


SKETCHBOOK

Private sketchbook of ‘Otowa Mamoru' as a main member of Japanese technocrats who had laid the groundwork of railway in Taiwan under Japanese rule in Meiji period in early 20th century.
Paintings of various landscapes, portraits, flowers, architecture, etc. during his Japan-trip from 1899-1902, as quite precious raw art pieces of early modernization time of Japan, besides as valuable historical materials existing today...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1355076
Meiji Bijutsu
$2,380.00
A very fine painting signed Kumagai Harunobu and dating from the Edo period (1615-1868). That signature remains a mystery as it does not match any other. Yet this superb work resembles works made by Suzuki Harunobu (c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1354839 (stock #0876)
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$350.00


CLIMBING TIGER

Aesthetically skillful and somehow humorous ink painting on paper, with signature of ‘Kano kyuen’ (1641-1717) of Kano school in the Mid-Edo period.
Wooden roller ends. Expected some damages of stains, wrinkles, holes, and rips as seen. Total: approx...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1353813 (stock #UH11024)
L'Asie Exotique
$150.00
Japanese album leaf painting from the Nomai no Zu (Illustrations of Noh Dances) of a Noh play, the scene of Ushiwaka-maru receiving martial arts instruction from Sojobo depicting Sojobo in a mask and priest’s costume holding a feather fan and the youth Ushiwaka holding a naginata upright, all painted in ink, mineral and gold pigments in detail on paper with speckled gold leaf mist. Surrounding paper losses, tear to Ushiwaka’s robe, air bubbles to paper backing and signs of wear. 8-1/4” Hig...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1353812 (stock #UH11023)
L'Asie Exotique
$150.00
Japanese album leaf painting from the Nomai no Zu (Illustrations of Noh Dances) of a Noh play, the scene of the famous battle between Musashibo Benkei and Ushiwaka-maru at the Gojo Bridge depicting Benkei in a mask and priest’s costume wielding a naginata and the youth Ushiwaka with his sword drawn, all painted in ink, mineral and gold pigments in detail on paper with speckled gold leaf mist. Surrounding paper losses, air bubbles to paper backing and signs of wear. 8-1/4” High x 10-5/8” Wi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1353811 (stock #UH11022)
L'Asie Exotique
$150.00
Japanese album leaf painting from the Nomai no Zu (Illustrations of Noh Dances) of the Noh play Shojo celebrating the joys of drink, the scene depicting a red masked dancing Shojo figure with red hair and fan in front of a seated wine merchant holding a fan, all painted in ink, mineral and gold pigments in detail on paper with speckled gold leaf mist. Water stains, minor losses and signs of wear. 8-1/4” High x 10-11/16” Wide. 18th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1353810 (stock #UH11021)
L'Asie Exotique
$150.00
Japanese album leaf painting from the Nomai no Zu (Illustrations of Noh Dances) of a Noh play, the scene depicting a the main dancing figure on a decorated platform holding a fan and wearing a red wig with two hunters in pursuit, one with his bow and arrow drawn, all painted in ink, mineral and gold pigments in detail on paper with speckled gold leaf mist. Paper discolored brown, stains, several losses and signs of wear. 8” High x 10-1/2” Wide. 18th Century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1353809 (stock #UH11018)
L'Asie Exotique
$150.00
Japanese album leaf painting from the Nomai no Zu (Illustrations of Noh Dances) of the Noh play Okina, the scene depicting an old emperor dancing with a fan in front of three seated young men, all painted in ink, mineral and gold pigments in detail on paper with speckled gold leaf mist. Paper discolored brown, punctures, tears, losses and signs of wear. 7-7/8” High x 10-1/2” Wide. 18th Century.