A pilgrimage scroll with an original block print depicting the Thirty-three Kannons in Shikoku together with a long historical inscription. The central Kannon at the top is the six-armed Cintamanicakra. The present block print was done at Kegon Temple in 1684. The scroll itself dates from the late Meiji, c. 1900. H 53 cm, W 22 cm (picture frame). Condition: Very good
Framed Ship painting named "S.S Causasier" before Mount Fuji signed bottom right SS "Caucasier" by H. Shimiozu "Yokohama Japan 1930.
A fine 17th century scroll painting,depicting the 9th century famous poet-hermit Han Shan and his friend Shi-te (Japanese Kanzan and Jitoku). Technique: ink and color on paper. Mounting green silk with golden leaves and flowers, ichimonji and futai deep red silk with golden flowers. Roller ends wood, size 203cm-65cm or 80 inch-25,5 inch. Seal translation Hogen Tan'yu (Kano Tanyu 1602-1674)I think that this painting was made by one of the followers or pupils of Tan-yu ...
A very large painting of a beauty or bijin from the Taisho period, circa 1915/20.
The image measures 74'' by 32'' (187 by 82 cm). The scroll measures 90'' by 40'' (229 by 101 cm).
Painted on silk with ink, pigment and gofun the painting is in very good condition. All original. Slight losses of gofun are present on the fingers.
The work is signed and sealed though the artist remains unidentified. The signatures reads Tojo, the seal reads Seizan.
17th C Japanese Scroll Painting by Tsunenobu Kano (1636-1713),
A pair of late Edo period screens by Kano Eigaku depicting carp or koi swimming amongst aquatic plants. Ink on silver leaf.
The pair have recently been completely remounted. Stunning Edo period brocade has been used to frame them. At some stage the left screen has lost two of its panels, being converted into a four fold screen. The silver leaf has oxidized and darkened quite noticeably.
The six-fold screen stands 53'' high and measures 140'' across (134 cm by 356 cm)...
A bamboo spray rises from beyond a large garden stone on the gilded panels of this fine two panel screen by Takahashi Ryuga (1863-1930). It has been completely remounted without over-painting and is in excellent condition. Each panel is 87 x 168 cm (34 x 66 inches). Ryuga was born in Niigata prefecture, and studied painting in Kyoto under the Nanga Master Tanomura Chokunyu...
Hanging scroll. The eight-armed deity, bearing arms and jewels, and a coiled snake (the deity Ugajin) on her head, sits on a lotus-leaf-seat, flanked by Daikoku. Before her are the 15 disciples, or jugo doji. Ink, mineral colors, gold and gofun on silk. Japan, Edo period, 18th century.
Painted area: H 37 in. x W 15 in.
Mounting severely damaged...
An unusual and somehow amusing painting,signed and sealed. Technique ink and light pigments on paper, mounting paper. Size height 75.5inch and width 20.5 inch or 192cm -52cm .Roller ends wood, condition good.
Japanese Painting Scroll Sansui by Tomioka Tessai (1837-1924), 74.1" X 17.9"
18th C Japan Makuri Hand Painted Scroll Shohaku Figure by Soga Shohaku (1730 -1781), 49.5" X 17.6"
3 very finely painted nature scenes, KANO School, Japan, 17th Century. These album silk paintings are mounted on heavy gold paper and framed individually. Nice condition considering age. Size: H. 25 cm. x W. 21 cm. Will sell individually. For more detailed photographs see our items # 1098510, 1098513 and 1098511
The kanji character "Kuu" means zero, neither being or nothing, neither top and bottom or right and left or middle, nothing else matters, in Buddhism.
Signed "Murasakino (address of Zen temple Daitokuji) Syoun (his go) Ro-nou (old monk)" and sealed.
Sohan Genbo (1842-1022), the chief of Daitokuji school, his Go or artist appellations are Shoun and others.
Measurements about : 72 1/2" x 20 1/8" (184 cm x 51 cm),
The work : 41 7/8" x 14 5/8" (106.5 cm x 37 cm).
An exquisite set of small fusuma doors made for a window or alcove, decorated with Horse-tail in raised gold on one side and featuring rabbit shaped handles. The scenes are performed with gold on raised gofun and ink on paper covered with scattered gold flake, enclosed in a mulberry wood frame typical of the Taisho era. The handles are in the shape of rabbits in brass, the securing nail forming the eye of the creature. Made for an opening roughly 65 x 103.5 cm...
A Rimpa style design adorns this silver-rimmed raw kiri-wood suzuri-bako painted by Kawai Gyokudo and containing a ceramic ink stone, brushes, punch and knife by Ito Tozan and a silver and shakudo water dropper stamped by an unknown metal artist. Inside a river flows from top to bottom in rich, soft blue...
Fine scroll painting Gunbai ( a military leader's fan ) is painted with ink, color and gold on silk.
Signed artist name with his title "Edokoro azukari jyu-shi-i-jo Tosa-no-kami Fujiwara Mitsuzane" and sealed.
Tosa Mitsuzane ( 1780 - 1852 ) is the oldest son of Tosa Mitsusada.
Measurements about : 69 5/8" x 18 1/4" (177 cm x 46.5 cm),
Painted area : 32 3/8" x 13" (82.3 cm x 33 cm).
The peinting is in good condition...
The samurai Kusunoki Masasige and his war bow, signed and seal by Fukuda Chokujo (1861-1947). Born in Otsu,Shiga prefecture. His real name was Masakata,and was a pupil of Morikawa Sobun.Technique ink and color on silk,mounting deep gold silk with light green flowers. Ichimonji beige silk with golden decorations.Size: 192cm-56cm or 75.7 inch-22 inch,roller ends resin.Date around 1900. Overall in reasonable condition.
16th C Japanese Hang painted Hanging Scroll by Kaiho Yusho (1533-1615),Flower and Bird .67.9" X 19.5".