Influenced by the Chinese Transitional porcelain this dish shows in the center a bridge with a farmer and two cows. On the back a single spur mark. Condition: fine, little wear, foot rim with a small loss (production flaw). Dimension: diameter: 21.3 cm, weight: 396 g. Without wooden stand.
The well decorated with wisteria and iris flowers. The border with stylized flower heads. Backside with scale pattern. Condition: good, few stress lines (from production: slightly warped and backside with minor surface wear and one plate with non enamel covered area). Dimension: diameter: 30.2 cm, weight: c. 1600 g. Without wooden stands.
Traditionally worked Chinese hardwood frame with pierced decoration of vine leaves. Framing an antique hand-colored photograph depicting the Temple of Earth in Beijing. Condition: few traces of usage, one wedge of back is missing. Dimension: 34.2 cm x 29.6 cm, weight: 1200 g.
The well decorated with a flower bouquet on a black ground. The border with stylized birds and chidori in panels on aventurine ground. Backside with scale pattern. Condition: very good (from production: backside with minor surface wear). Dimension: diameter: 30.7 cm, weight: 854 g.
The well decorated with a bird among flowers on a light blue ground. The bordure with blossoms on aventurine ground. Backside with scale pattern. Condition: very good, except rear with hairline cracks and a chip (as seen in the photos). Dimension: diameter: 30.4 cm, weight: 1100 g.
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.
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
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.