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.
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.