crane senior officiao original silk throughoust
rosewoood frame b;al wppd inset
Japanese Kutani porcelain with a colored picture of a prawn.
Takekoshi Toshiaki (b 1940, Ishikawa prefecture) is a member of the Japan art academy.
He has be accepted the Japan Fine Arts Exhibition (Nitten) many times and received number of awards (grand prize in 1980 and 1981).
Artist's mark "Toshi" on the base.
Measurements : 3 7/8" (10 cm) diameter and 1 3/4" (4.6 cm) hight.
It is in excellent condition and comes with original signed and stamped wooden box.
Exquisite vintage hand woven panel used for jacket or dress trims by the Miao people in Guizhou. Please examine close-ups to appreciate the exceptional detail of the handwork on this piece. I bought this in Kaili, Guizhou about 13 years ago and had it framed in handmade traditional embossed “mud cloth”, so could be used as wall hanging. Unframed W: 18cm/7.1in and L 133/cm/52.5in, framed W: 36cm/13.2in and L: 170cm/67in.
Painted by a famous Chinese artist Cheng Shifa from Shanghai , China
A large two-panel, folding screen utilizing ink and natural colors on silk. Rendered in dramatic style, large areas of saturated color define the role rice plays in Japan’s economy and culture. The subject of Japanese peasants cultivating rice in the fields, an every-day activity, treated in this screen with poetic romanticism. Artist Takeuchi Meiho (b. 1888?-d. 1945) ink signature and seal on bottom, right-hand side...
Deer and Shrine
Size: Koban. Approximately 7.5 x 5.25 inches.
Provenance: The Robert O. Muller collection
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Large Japanese woodblock print by renowned artist Hideo Hagiwara (1913-2007).
Studied at the Tokyo school of Fine Arts, where he graduated at the Oil Painting Section in 1938. While still there he attended Un'ichi Hiratsuka's extracurricular woodblock printing course, and in the same year he became quality controller at the Takamizawa Woodblock Print Company. He was conscripted into the army in 1943. In 1945 he had lost his house, his atelier and nearly all his early works...
Book LIVING MASTERS OF NETSUKE by Miriam Kinsey, Kodansha International Ltd., 1984, 1st edition. Hard cover, pictorial slipcase, 232 pages, size 9 3/4 x 12 inches. Very good reference book, 21 carvers are discussed, color photos of their work.
Sotheby’s sale catalog NETSUKE FROM THE COLLECTION OF RAYMOND AND FRANCES BUSHELL that took place in New York on March 21, 2000. Last of the 6 sales of the Bushell netsuke collection, soft covers, 306 lots illustrated, prices realized included. Excellent reference book.
A broad shouldered porcelain vase in meiping form decorated with blossoming chrysanthemum & butterflies in strong polychrome colors. On the back side, poetic inscription and seals. Made with transfer design. Peoples Republic of China, ca. 1962–65. Jingdezhen stamped mark with Tianxing in red. H 34 cm, diam. 22 cm. Condition: Perfect.
Exquisite antique or vintage carved coral brooch set in a silver mounting. Very large and commanding in person, excellent carving and condition. Squirrel and grapes motif. Measures 3.5" X 2". Weighs 22 grams.
An elegant old fashioned set of five "Wajima" lacquer soup bowls, which has unique contrast. On the outside, these bowls are decorated with plain and simple black lacquer, on the other hand, the inside of them have very gorgeous gold Maki-e. It gives us joy of surprise whenever we open.
Generally, Wajima lacquer ware of those times have much higher quality in terms of the material, as well as, the craftsmanship...
Exceptional pink color tourmaline and emerald green jadeite antique button set silver vermeil antique Chinese bracelet with 15 to 16 mm stones. A rare bracelet, gem quality antique stones. The bracelet is 7".
A nicely detailed wood sculpture of cow. An affixed note to the bottom of the sculpture states that the cow was a memento of the owner's pilgrimage to the Temple Zen Kosji in Nagano. There is an incised kanji in the wood - perhaps more information is under the paper. The condition is good. Please note natural indentation by front upper leg...
Beautiful identical pair of ”rice yellow” bowls with well executed apocryphal Guangxu reign marks. These are exceptionally fine examples of Jingdezhen 1960s emulations of imperial pieces and I will guarantee them to this time. Perfect condition, D: 8cm/3.1in and H: 3.1cm/1.2in
Superb bronze Murashido flower vase signed by Yoshihisa and with the original paulownia wood box. Quite elegant. Showa Period C.1950. Perfect condition. The patinated coloring achieved from dipping the hot bronze in oils is fantastic. Very rich and deep. H: 5" x diameter: 4 1/2 ". Ask for shipping quote.