Japanese roiro (black lacquer) Hira-Natsume decorated with relief of moon and stars.
The moon is made of silver and the stars of shakudo.
Measurements about : 3 1/4" (8.3 cm) diameter and 2 3/8" (6 cm) hight.
It is in good condition.
A crane stands mejestically crying to the wind on married rocks rising from crashing waves on the side of this white porcelain vase decorated by early 20th century literati painter Ikeda Keisen signed on the base Heian Hakuun. It is more than 12 inches (31 cm) tall and in fine condition.
Ikeda Keisen (1863-1931) worked initially under his father Ikeda Unsho...
Rain at Shuzenji Hot Spring
Size: Oban. Approximately 15.25 x 10.25 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. Bears the Watanabe "E seal" used between 1932-42 and consistent with a first edition.
Condition: Excellent with slight fading.
Shiko Munakata (1903 ~ 1975)
Date: January 1972.
Size: Approximately 15.0 x 11.5 inches.
Publisher: Published by Munakata Studio using a lithographic technique. Issued in association with Yaskawa.
Condition: Excellent. Slight creasing.
An abstracted look at autumn in these persimmons scattered upon a white surface by Kusumoto Toshiharu (1910-1950) dating between the late 30s and the time of his death in 1950. Oil on canvas, 22 x 27 cm (8-1/2 x 10-1/2 inches) and in fine condition. Work by this artist is held in the Wakayama Prefectural Museum of Modern Art.
This an excellent hand-carved contemporary netsuke of a standing Hotei carrying his bag over his right shoulder. In his left hand he holds a Ruyi Scepter. Signed Shodo on a rectangular reserve on the bottom of the netsuke.
SHODO, the Go name of Hiroshi Asaoka, born in Tokyo in the year 1923 was a master of intricate detailed carvings, and quiet, serene designs, who studied under Shomin.
Netsuke measures 1.40 inches (3.5cm) in diameter, and 2.0 inches (5.ocm) tall...
Korean black lacquer with very fine mother-of-pearl inlay document or treasure box with a lift out tray. The side handles are engraved and the box comes with its original lock. An excellent example of Korean art craftsmanship, it is in pristine condition. Measures 10" across, 7.5" high, and 7.75" front to back. Purchased in Korea in the early 1970's.
This large Japanese metal vase with a flowering branch and chrysanthemums with inlay of silver on gold color metal against brown leaves. The metal label on the base Made in Japan. Size: 10-1/2” high
This beautifully carved seated monkey with a baby monkey on its back. The larger monkey is seated behind a large peach with a leaf, on a custom carved and blacked lacquered wood base. Size: 11-1/2 high with base.
The vase has a round body with a tall raised foot and wide sloping neck with incised lines, body decorated with modern stylized Asian figures with pagoda building and a figure riding a horse. Age: 1930’s-1940’s – Size: 9” high
The small Japanese metal vase with an ovoid body and long slender neck with a landscape scene with mountains and a lake and pagoda buildings. Age: 1950’s – Size: 9” high
This bronze warrior is holding a tall stylized bow with leaves and has a bag of arrows on his back. Size: 32-3/4” high
The figures are each seated on elephants with that are on raised green plinths with openwork. The male figures are wearing pointed hats and green clothing with a raised circular motif. Size: 14-1/2” high
Portrait of Lady Nakatsukasa
Meiji to Showa Period
Size: Length 52.5cm Height 39cm
Woodblock Print: Length 21.5cm Height 36cm
The work often is from the selection of the 36 poets, sanju rokkasen, where panels are painted often used for screens, sliding door panels or other interior decoration uses...