The leather tobacco pouch decorated with a carp, the clasp made of colored metal, the kiseruzutsu worked in lacquered woven bamboo and a negoro lacquer ojime. The simple pipe made of bamboo and metal. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: pouch: 12.9 cm x 7.2 cm, case and pipe: 21.9 cm long.
Rare , massively worked, 19th century Japanese cloisonne enamel bowl with cover and saucer. All three pieces decorated with Buddhistic lions playing with brocade balls. With blue contre-email. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: diameter bowl: 17.2 cm, saucer: 21.8 cm, total height: 13.3 cm, weight: 1725 g.
Former in the collection of Hayashi Tadamasa, a Japanese art dealer who introduced traditional Japanese art such as ukiyo-e to Europe. An original Japanese color woodblock print with blind-printing by Katsukawa Shunko I (1743 - 1812), a pupil of Shunsho. Yakusha-e in hosoban size depicting the actor Iwai Hanjiro IV (1753 - 1800). Signed Shunko ga and red collector's seal of Hayashi Tadamasa, on reverse collector's no. Date: c. 1780. Condition: fine impression. Trimmed, faded, borders sli ...click for details
Two paintings on velvet, the fabric partially cut and painted with ink and colors. One with the depiction of the floating torii at Itsukushima shrine, the second one with a village at the foot of Mount Fuji. Condition: slightly faded, stained, few areas with wear, four small splits, one with two tiny holes. Dimension with border: 58 cm x 56 cm.
A pair of small Satsuma earthenware vases. Painted and gilt with panels depicting processional figures between different patterns in gold on cobalt-blue ground. Base signed Satsuma and Hotoda. Condition: few gilt rubbing. Dimension: 12.4 cm high, weight: 404 g.
A lovely pair of flower vases in the shape of traditional Japanese water buckets "teoke" made of bronze with brown patina. The front decorated with silver inlay, forming a paulownia twig, and the backside with a hook. Condition: fine, few traces of usage. Dimension: 23.6 cm high, weight: 8.8 g.
Assorted group of Japanese black lacquer tea bowls and saucers for the export. Each decorated in gold with different designs. Four saucers, six small cups and one larger bowl. Condition: rims with little lacquer loss, one bowl with foot rim chip. Dimension: saucers: 11.2 cm diameter. Bowls: 5.9 cm and 6.6 cm diameter. Without wooden stands.
Bamboo carving of Fukurokuju, one of the seven lucky gods, his name meaning wisdom, luck and longevity. Depicted as an old hermit with elongated forehead carrying his staff with tied scroll of sacred teachings. Bottom signed. Condition: fine. Dimension: 16.6 cm high.
Ivory manju of rectangular shape with rounded corners. Carved with a Noh theater mask of Okina, depicting an old man with circular tufts of hair at the corners of the mouth and forehead. Himotoshi, unsigned. Condition: age hairlines. Dimension: 4.1 cm x 3.1 cm x 1 cm. CITES documents are obtained if required.