Japanese Meiji Period bronze vase. The vase has the design of 2 koi beautifully done in high and low relief swimming within 2 areas of swirling water on the front and on the back. Made by SHIHO. Stamped SHIHO on bottom. No box. 12 1/4" tall by 5 3/4" diameter at top.
Japanese early 20th century bronze vase. The vase has the design of 3 koi beautifully done in high and low relief. The eyes have gold inlays. Made by MORIMITSU. Signed MORIMITSU-SAKU on bottom. Comes with a black lacquer storage box. 7 1/2" tall by 8" wide in diameter.
Japanese early 20th century bronze vase. The vase has the design of 2 goldfish beautifully done in high and low relief. The eyes have gold inlays. Made by SHIHO. Signed SHIHO-SAKU on bottom. 6 3/4" tall by 7 1/4" wide in diameter.
Japanese Edo Period bronze YATATE INRO. The NETSUKE, which is made in shape of a good luck hammer, contains an extendable writing brush, ink holder and stamp ink holder. The INRO consists of a 3 compartment box. The middle section is further compartmentalized into 2 sections. This section also contains a small letter seal in the shape of a bat on a roof tile. The NETSUKE/YATATE measures 2" long and is 1" in diameter. The INRO comparement measures 2 5/8" long by 1 7/8" wide an ...click for details
Japanese Early 20th Century bronze vase by bronze artist, AIDA TOMIYASU. Comes with original TOMOBAKU, artist's box. Signed on bottom. 10 1/2" tall by 3 7/8" diameter at base and 5 1/8" diameter at top.
Meiji Period small lacquer box in the shape of a traditional Japanese folding screen. The screen has been half closed, but the opened half shows the design of Chinese boys playing in a moon-lit landscape. The moon is done in a silver inlay. The box measures 4 3/8" wide by 3 1/8" tall.
Japanese Edo Period woodblock print by HIROSHIGE (1797-1858). The print is from Hiroshige's famous MEISHO EDO HYAKKEI, One Hundred Famous Views of Edo. This is number 118 from the series. It is called Oji, Shozoku-enoki, omisoka no kitsune-bi, New Year's Eve Foxfires, at Nettle Tree, Oji. The paper measures 10" wide by 14 1/2" tall. The print measures 8 3/4" wide by 13 1/4" tall.
Japanese Edo Period woodblock print by HOKUSAI (1760-1849). The print is of a goddess riding on the back of a dragon. Unsigned. The print is made up of 2 small pages. The print is laid down on paper. The paper measures 8 3/4" wide by 13 3/8" tall. The print measures 8" wide by 12 5/8" tall.
Japanese Meiji Period woodblock print of sumo by KUNIAKI. The sumo is Chitosegawa from Tsugaru. Stamped by artist in lower left hand corner. Dated Meiji 15, 1872. The print measures 9 3/8" wide by 13 3/4" tall.