The basic fabric is a coarse brown weave embroidered with colored threads in cross stick. One baby carrier with appliqued suns and black cotton lining. Condition: little soiled and faded, traces of usage. Dimension: 55 to 60 cm long x 37 to 38 cm wide.
A large self-carved and printed color woodblock print by the Japanese Sosaku Hanga artist Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997). Titled "Maiko Kyoto(A)", dated "1959" and numbered "94/100" in pencil. Hand signed in white ink and with red seal. Reverse with paper slip "self-carved and self printed Kiyoshi Saito". Condition: good impression and color, little paper toning and stockflecks. Dimension: image: 52.5 cm x 38.3 cm, paper: 60.2 cm x 45.5 cm.
A limited-edition color woodblock print by the Japanese Sosaku Hanga artist Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997). Titled "Obakusan Uji (A)", dated "1960" and numbered "38/150" in pencil. Hand signed in black ink and with red seal. Paper with watermark "Kiyoshi Saito". Condition: very good impression and color, laid down at upper corners. Dimension: image: 38.6 cm x 52.6 cm, paper: 45.5 cm x 60.1 cm.
Funny tribal Indian bronze or brass group of four Sadhus or gods standing below an arch. Reverse with two loops. From a Swiss lady's private collection. Condition: one breakage (photo 6). Dimension: 12 cm x 17 cm.
A dark patinated bronze elephant resting on a open work lotus base. On his back a pierced lantern shaped insert (a later addition). From a Swiss lady's private collection. Condition: fragmentary. Dimension: 13.5 cm long x 19.3 cm high.
Wood carving of a fasting Buddha depicted as an emaciated ascetic, revealing his thin chest and pronounced ribs. He is sitting in a casual pose holding a rosary. His eyes and teeth with glass and bone inlays. Condition: base with a crack. Dimension: 24.3 cm high.
An original color woodblock print in the oban size by the Japanese Sosaku Hanga artist Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997). Unlimited, dating from the 1960's. Hand signed in black ink and sealed. Condition: very good impression and color, the margins trimmed and with tape residue visible. White, unprinted are of the dolls dress with one darker paper fiber (picture no. 1). Dimension: image: 36.9 cm x 23.8 cm, paper: 44.2 cm x 29.4 cm.