ICHIJO-MODORIBASHI NO ONI
Taisho-Showa period, 20th century
D: 54.8cm (21.57in), T: 3.5cm (1.37in)
Impressive large-size colored wood carving relief of the scene of "Running-away ogre with his retrieved arm" from the tale of ogre at Ichijo modoribashi bridge ('Ichijo-moderibashi no Oni') in the chapter, named "Tsurugi (sword)" of "Heike Monogatari (The Tales of the Taira family)",
- the scene Tsuna (*Watanab...
Tohoku region, Japan / Showa period, 20th century
H: 25.7cm (10.11in), W: 18cm (7.08in), T: 4.5cm (1.77in)
Primitive wood carving mask of the tutelary deity of hearth (fire) called 'Kamadogami' or 'Kamagami' through its local folklore.
In aesthetic weathered condition as is...
ca. Taisho-Showa period
Height: 14cm (5.51in)
Fine weathered Buddhist stone abstraction of seated monkey in 'gasho' devotional posture...
jingdezhen marfk small crack as circled from firing
Superb Chinese Yixing Teapot Marked & Signed Mid 20th
Description & Size: 6.98 x 10.16 x 6.35 cm (2.75" x 4" x 2.5")
Weight: 96 gram (3.38 oz)
Age: Early-Mid 20th Century
This is a superb handcrafted Chinese yixing teapot from the early to mid 20th century. It's handcrafted from red clay with multiple holes. The teapot is in excellent condition! It's marked & signed on the base.
Japanese bronze vase by Okado Isao ( 1940 - 2010 Toyama Prefecture ).
He has be accepted at the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (Nitten) and received a number of awards.
Artist signature "Isao" on the base.
Measurements : H 11 7/8" (30.3 cm) x 6" (15.2 cm)
Weight about : 3 kilograms.
It is in good condition.
Beautiful link bracelet made with 46 grams of 18k gold, its front adorned by three rectangular pieces of lovely apple green jadeite, each with wonderful flecking patterns. A gold chain with a cute heart and key hangs from the bracelet clasp.
Size: 7" circumference
A beautifully proportioned kokeshi doll from Aomori of the Tohoku region, Japan, signed by Yoshiki Sato (1949-2007), a son of Zenji Sato who was a apprentice of Hidetaro Sei, the most renowned Tsugaru kokeshi craftsman, a clean and innocent facial expression with a bold and adorable hairline, slightly "square" head shape, flawless brush strokes with striking hues, Sato's signature at the bottom, Dimensions: 1.75"w 7 1/8" h
Chinese ceramic secchwan ware statue of the Bodhisattva Guan Yin seated upon a lotus throne, with a lovely celadon crackle glaze over her robes and throne. Her form is extremely articulate with a fleshy face. 20th century
Size: 7.5" height, 4.5" width
Akaso kasuri futonji which is handwoven of cotton for warps and asa (hemp) for wefts. It has double kasuri pattern and the brown color is vegetable brown. Probably produced in Nara prefecture, or Omi region in Shiga prefecture. Sewn by machine. In good condition but has some light stains. Late 19th to mid 20th century. 102cm x 144cm
fine porcelain liu yongshun
Chinese Canton blue lobed enamel box with two men and a horse on the lid. The enamels are colorful and vibrant. There is a small chip at the rim, see first photo 3. In good condition, the box measure about 4" across. Circa 1900
Beautiful, very long Chinese strand necklace primarily made from rock crystal quartz beads, with three large jasper beads, two green jadeite beads on either side of each jasper bead. Towards the bottom are three gold thread strands with turquoise beads, a small jasper bead above a smoky quartz drop, secured in place by blue, green, and orange cloisonne holder...
Storm at Tateishi c 1930's
Takahashi Shotei (1871 - 1945)
Publisher: Watanabe. Excellent colors, state and condition. There are no defect to front or back of the print. Another one of the highly dramatic tanzaku images from Shotei.
Takahashi Shotei (1871- 1945)
Mountain Path In Snow c1930's Publisher: Watanabe. 1936 Watnabe Catalog # 567. Sheet size: 15" x 6-3/4". Excellent colors, state and condition both front and back. Vivid scene with the drama of a snowstorm and determination of the priest.
Beautiful large Chinese carved burl wood brush pot with three small legs and removable center plug on its base. Cylindrical shape with edged rim.
Size: 8" height, 8" diameter
Chinese Republic period rectangular form traveling scholar's white brass "paktong" (baitong) ink box with rounded corners finely incised on the top lid with five vertical lines of calligraphy encircled by a band of archaic form characters all centered over a background of blossoming branches. The inscription addresses the appreciation of fine quality calligraphy...