Chinese Text Expressing the Heart of Christianity
Late 20th century
Size: Length 146cm Width 48cm
An interesting calligraphy text expressing the heart of Christianity. Overall the text discusses about brotherhood or a community and overcoming all hurdles and challenges.
Watercolor Of Buildings Next To The Riverside
Late 20th century
Size: Length 68.5cm Height 54cm
A view of a facade of a traditional Chinese building set to the waterfront. The artist is thought to be from Shanghai and had exposure to the new techniques and styles of western watercolor along with the new developments in Chinese painting occurring in the late nineteenth to early twentieth century.
View of Suzhou
Zhou Xinghua (1941-)
Size: Length 49cm Width 44cm
Born in Yixing city, Zhou Xinghua became a noted print maker and associated with artistic circles in the Suzhou region. He managed the Suzhou engravers study group as well.
A small celadon shrine by Kato Keizan enclosed in the original signed wooden box representing one of the buildings in Tenryuji Temple, Kyoto. It is 14 x 14 x 20 cm ( 5-1/2 x 5-1/2 x 8 inches) and in fine condition.
Kato Keizan (1886-1963) was born in Tajimi city, Gifu, a pottery center in its own right, however came to Kyoto to apprentice under Kiyomizu Rokubei IV...
BOY KILLING RAGING BOAR
Worshipper's votive picture of wooden plaque for the Shinto shrine, called Ema (lit. 'Horse Picture') of extremely rare and unusual painting of a boy with a sword raised overhead sitting astride on the back of raging boar,
with foreword of "The boy named Mosuke Horio who kills raging boar in a moonlight of the thirteenth night". Besides, painted a strange figure and rough rural landscape on the board.....
Simply elegant signed cloissone flower vase from the famed Ando cloissone artist and guild. The famed Ando mark is on the bottom. The rose flower design has been masterfully executed. The flower vase is in superb condition. 25cm tall;20cm wide. Ask for shipping quote.
Spectacular Shigaraki ceramic bowl from the 50`s. Very art deco. Wonderful blue/green nagashi glazes over a hagi base. The center of the bowl has firing markings and a lovely blue glaze. Very large at 61cm in diameter and 22cm tall. Beautiful condition.
A stone of rich green is joined to a stone of dark black by an arc of red representing the Stone Bridge of Mt. Tiantai in China enclosed in two wooden boxes, one annotated by Zen Priest Shibayama Zenkei. The green stone (largest) is 11 x 4 x 7 inches (33 x 10 x 18 cm) and all three are in excellent condition.
Shibayama Zenkei (1894—1974), a former Abbot of Nanzenji and was a Rinzai master well-known for his commentary on theMumonkan...
Ensemble of 3 Lanna Thai Buddhist reading implements (analogous to a Yad Torah Pointer). Used to mark pages and point out words while reciting a sutra from a Buddhist text, i.e. individual pages sandwiched between two small wooden planks. The one with most vivid gold looks to have been relacquered- circa 50 to 90 years old and comes with a custom metal display stand. L24.5cm/Total H: (with stand) 29cm/11.5in/9.8in...
Beautifully lined black lacquer writer's box with Mother-Of-Pearl Inlay. It is in overall good condition - two corners have some scratches and nicks to the lacquer - please view last photo.
Measurements: 12" x 5 5/8" x 3 3/8"
Unpacked Weight: 1 pound 7 ounces
Artist: Not read.
Believed to be Kosho-ji Pagoda at Yagoto, Nagoya.
Size: Oban. Approximately 15 x 10 inches.
Date: ca. 1950s
Condition: Very good. Two drying pinholes at upper corners. A couple of spots.
Netsuke of an oni seated in a wooden bath tub and drying its back with a towel. Very nice carving, hairy limbs, good patina, in perfect condition. Signed MEIGYOKUSAI in oval reserve on the bottom - the carver is one of the best 20th century netsukeshi, and is well discussed in CONTEMPORARY NETSUKE by Miriam Kinsey, p. 224. Height 1 1/4 inches.