Size: Height 209cm Width 92.5cm
Scroll is missing one Brass cover. Folds, staining and wear is seen on the mounting and painting...
Size: 53cm x 194.8cm / 20.8" x 76.6"
Condition: There are some damages to the mounting on the upper area. Mostly on the back side of the scroll...
Study of Ukita Ikkeisai (1795-1859)
Late Meiji to Showa Period
Size: Scroll: Width 92cm Height 211cm, Painting: Width 71.5cm Height 152cm
A large painting done on silk depicting court nobles picking pine seedlings. The practice was done during the Heian period where young sprouts of pine trees would be picked and used for the new year...
Saichu Sanjin (1836-1900)
Size: Scroll Width 74cm Height 214cm Painting Width 51cm Height 131cm
From a collection of Japanese Paintings on the West Coast.
Condition: Scroll has been kept in fine condition. Wrinkles on the paper is seen. The scroll is missing its other end.
Saichu Sanjin, or the other reading of saichu is minomushi a poetic word found in the Pillow Book...
Fusai or Hosen
Size: Width 118cm Height 208.5cm
From a West Coast estate of Japanese Art.
Unfortunately nothing is known who the artist is, but during the Meiji there was a large popularity of literati landscape scrolls and various artists, professional and amateurs were producing works. Interestingly, this work is rather unusual of its sheer size...
Attributed to Nakabayashi Chikuto (1776-1853)
c. 1823, Edo Period
Size: Scroll: Length 201cm Width 66cm Painting: Length 130cm Width 44.5cm
Box is inscribed by Yazuchi Kinzan (1851-1920)
An interesting literati landscape retaining the signature of the noted artist, Nakabayashi Chikuto. Chikuto is known for painting mountains in the form plateaus and angular cliff faces...
Size: Diameter 18.41cm Height 24.13cm
A rather unusual and interesting iron tea pot or tetsubin produced by Japan's noted firm, Ryubundo...
Ando Hiroshige School, c. 19th century
Size:Overall Length 80 cm Height 128cm
A cat squatting and staring at a black mouse. The style seen in the cat is similar to block prints done by the famous master, Ando Hiroshige. The Hiroshima school continued for two generations using the same name and producing the famous landscape prints until the Meiji Period...
Size: Length 161cm Width 41cm
Rabbits retain both an auspicious and religious symbolism within Japanese culture. In Shinto mythology the rabbit is considered to be the messenger of Okuni no Nushi and also helped him in one of his journeys...
By: Tsuchiya Kouitsu
Showa 11 (1936) August
Size: Height 29cm width 20.5 cm
Tsuchiya Kouitsu was a contemporary of Kawase Hasui and produced a series of prints depicting various Japanese scenery. Interestingly, Kouitsu and Hasui both published their works under the Doi Woodblock Studio during the early part of the 20th century ( Showa Period)...
By Tsuchiya Kouitsu (1870-1949)
Period: Showa 11 ( 1937) January
Size: Height 29cm width 20.5 cm
Tsuchiya Kouitsu was trained by the noted Ukiyo-e artist, Kobayashi Kiyochika during the Meiji period and along with Kawase Hasui produced modern Japanese prints depicting scenic views of different parts of Japan...
The bust was produced in the 25th year of Showa (1950) by Uehara Mitsuhiko. Nothing is known who the artist was or where he was situated in Japan...
The work is tit...
Age: 20th century
Size: Length: 78" Width: 15"
Mounted in a tea scroll style with patterned paper. Roller ends are lacqu...
The scroll was inscribed by Hayashi Ekyo (1885-1979) who resided in Myoshinji and became the abbot of Tofukuji temple. The box contains an authentication by Fukushima Keido (1933-2011) who was well known within Western zen circles for his transmission of zen. Fukshima Keido became abbot of Tofukuji and taught to indivi...
Condition: The work contains no damages, chips, wears, or cracks. A water test can be done to check if the vase is still usable.
Age: Showa Period
Size: Length: 8" Width: 5" Height: 9"...
For centuries, white snakes were associated with the deity, Benzaiten and a regional shinto deity and was thought to bring good fortune and wealth.
The bamboo hanging object is painted/ stained and incised with the motif of snake set in the shrine forest holding a gold coin.
Age: 20th century.
Size: Height: 15" Width: 4"...