A Well Carved Chinese Elephant Ivory
of sage figure with staff and double gourd on wooden stand.
H 22cm.please note that we cannot ship ivory out of the New Zealand, so it must be shipped to someone within the New Zealand .
Sato Kumei (1894-1944)
He was born in Nagoya pref.He studied under Nishiyama Suisho.He established AIDO-SHA(art society) with Ishikawa Eiho & Wada Seiu. His paintings were accepted for the art exhibition(Teiten).
Material : Silk.
Hanging Scroll = 196 x 46 cm
Art Work = 120 x 34 cm
Condition : Very good.
Roller Ends : Bone.
Okamoto Shuki (1767-1862)
Studied under Onishi Keisai until his death, he then followed Watanabe Kazan. He lived in Edo (Kyoto) as a retainer of Lord Okubo Odawara until his later years when he served the Doi clan. Shuki is best known for his Kachoga (bird and flower paintings) and painted in a style close to Tsubaki Chinzan and Kanzan
Roller Ends :Tusks of Elephant.
Otomo Gekko (18-19 century)
Japanese painter at middle to late EDO period,born inNagasaki.He was known as a teacher of Mikuma Shikô(1730–94) who was sakura painting artist.Gekko’s painting of kacho-ga and sansui were skillful.
Roller Ends = Bone
A Qing Dynasty Chinese ancestral portrait depicting a mandarin of 4th rank on paper; size: 133 cm x 70 cm for the painted area; 167 cm x 76 cm including the margin. By the late Qing and into the early Republican period, the traditions of these ancestral scrolls usually brought out on special family occasions and displayed either in the main or the ancestral hall of the mansion were becoming less about portraiture and more just a reminder. In many cases the bodies and backgrounds were pre-painted ...click for details