A domed porcelain jar lid with hexagonal base, painted in Imari colors with gold. The knob as a lion dog (shishi). Condition: Good. Gilding slightly worn. Inner circlet tiny chiped. Dimension: Height 10,8 cm., width 14 cm., inner circlet approx 11,4 cm. Weight: 410 gram.
An undone obi with beautiful design of polychrome fans decorated with mandarin ducks, flowers and pine trees. Intermediate flying hoo birds in gold thread. Condition: Undone, middle pleat, traces of usage at the border. Dimension: 410 cm x 68,5 cm.
A cylindrical box and cover on three legs, painted in polychrome enamels and gold. The top of the lid decorated with blossoms, wisteria and butterflies. The side and interior with flower balls. Signed on the base. Condition: minor wear to gilt, the cover outside with a small imperfection and inside with a tiny chip (see pics). Dimensions: 15,4 cm diameter, 7,6 cm high. Weight: 724 gram.
Flatware with handles made of four kozukas (japanese sword knife handles). First one made of brass, decorated in takabori with a poet contemplating the sea. Second one made of bamboo shaped copper, decorated in takabori with plants and signed. Third one made of shakudo with nanako, in relief two riders and an attendant. Fourth one made of shibuichi in takabori, depicting a fisherman in his boat. Condition: Some wear. Dimensions: Knife is 22,2 cm long, fork is 19,2 cm long. Weight: Together 104 g ...click for details
A kneeling fish seller beholding his coop with huge fishes. The earthenware figure painted in polychrome colors, the skin areas in matt glaze orange. Condition: Good. Dimensions: 10,7 cm high x 9,5 cm wide. Weight: 302 gram.
A Bizen pottery okimono depicting a noh dancer in the role of Okina, holding in his left hand a rattle and at the back a fan. Very nice glaze. Condition: fine. Dimension: 35,5 cm high. Weight: 1800 gram.
On hammered silver ground the background in transparent and iridescent red enamel. The front depicting an orchid blossom, delicately designed in white, yellow and red opaque enamel, accentuated by silver wires. The interior in deep blue, the rims made of silver: the inferior marked: Jungin (silver hallmark). Ando mark on the base, under enamel in wire. Condition: good. Dimensions: 24,3 cm high x 12,6 cm wide.
Oval shaped Japanese iron sword guard with rests of goldflecks on design of a wheel with eight spikes. Signed Shoami Yoshi... Condition: The white dropouts on the photos are caused by the flashlight. Dimensions: 8,1 cm high x 7,6 cm wide.