Two panels of yellow coarse cotton ground sewn together. Painted and printed with a leopard, snake and four quails. These cloths were used in Afghanistan for a special hunting technique of partridges. Please refer to the article about these textiles in "Asian Textiles: NEWSLETTER OF THE OXFORD ASIAN TEXTILE GROUP", No. 40. From an old Swiss collection. Condition: very good. Dimension: approx. 105 cm x 105 cm.
An original Japanese color woodblock print in the large oban size by the Shin Hanga artist Kawase Hasui (1883 - 1957). Later printing in the 1950-60s. Signed and sealed, left margin with title and dated January 1938. Left corner with circular seal (6 mm) of publisher Watanabe Shozaburo. See Kendall H. Brown: "Kawase Hasui: The complete woodblock prints": No. 424. Condition: excellent, very good impression and good color, back with two tiny paper residues from original folder. Size: ima ...click for details
An original color woodblock print in the large oban size by the Shin Hanga artist Shiro Kasamatsu (1898 - 1992). Later printing in the 1950-60s. Signed and sealed, left margin with title and dated January 1938. Close to left margin circular seal (6 mm) of publisher Watanabe Shozaburo. Condition: excellent, very good impression and color, back with two tiny paper residue from original folder. Dimension: image: 36.2 cm x 23.9 cm, paper: 39.2 cm x 26.6 cm.
A pair of carved book stands depicting a young man with his fighting cock. Bottom with stamp and one signed "I.K.T. Djamperah, Mas Bali". Condition: slightly faded, the beak of both cockerels with small losses, and one end of the headscarf minimally chipped. Dimension: 17.8 cm high x 7.2 cm wide.
Cotton fabric woven in three parts and sewn together lengthways. In the middle an antromorph pattern in warp ikat, flanked by stripes. Both ends with fringes. Condition: good, faded, some stains. Dimension without fringes: 173 cm x 108 cm.
Eleven lithographic prints and the cover sheet designed by the Sosaku hanga artist Shiko Munakata (1903 - 1975) for the Yaskawa Electric Co. Number 7 (July) is missing. The lithographs are mounted on both upper corners on the calendar sheet. Size of the calendar sheets: 51.5 x 36.4 cm.
Well hollowed and nicely carved jadeite vessel with lid. The bright green stone with darker green inclusions and few brownish veins. The lion head handles with movable rings. With wooden stand. Condition: one ring was broken in two, now mended. Dimension: 9.2 cm high without stand. 8.5 cm wide, weight: 238 g.
An original color woodblock print in oversize by the Japanese Modern Print artist Fumio Kitaoka (1918 - 2007). Showing the coast of Shimamaki. Hand-signed, titled, dated '73 and edition no. 87/100 in pencil. Condition: very good impression and color, very faint discoloration on the margins from prior matting, right margin slightly rubbed off, mounted on paper. Dimension: image: 40 cm x 55 cm, paper: 48 cm x 64 cm.