An antique walking cane or parasol handle ending in a knob, with remnant of stick in zitan wood. Made of silver decorated with two dragons among clouds and two gilt auspicious Chinese characters. Illegibly marked. Condition: little traces of usage. Dimension: handle: 16 cm long, total length: 26 cm.
An original Japanese color woodblock print in the large oban size by the Shin Hanga artist Kawase Hasui (1883 - 1957). Rare prewar print of the second limited edition, published by Sakai-Kawaguchi. Signed and sealed, lower margin with title "Lake Chuzenji, Nikko" and dated 1930. Left margin with carver seal of Maeda and printer seal Komatsu, right margin with Kawaguchi seal, on the verso with limitation stamp of Sakai-Kawaguchi with handwritten number 55. Hasui's prints with the pub ...click for details
A bronze figure of a young male praying adorer with separate lotus base. This figurine was part of a larger group, maybe a Guanyin accompanied by a second worshiper. With later, old Chinese wood stand. Condition: figure not standing solidly. Dimension figure: 10.5 cm high, height including wood stand: 20 cm, weight: 1'200 g.
Made of heavy brass inlaid with silver and copper, decorated with interlacing patterns, tendrils and Islamic calligraphy inscriptions. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension diameter: 29.7 cm, weight: 1200 g.
Charming burl wood carving made in two sections connected by a metal spike. Depicting the immortal Shoulao holding a branch with peaches. Condition: fine, minor traces of usage. Dimension: 24.5 cm high, weight: 286 g.
Rare original woodblock print by Gakusui Ide (1899 - 1992). Depicting misty Mount Fuji. Red seal Gakusui, dated 1958 and hand signed G. Ide in pencil. Condition: fine color and impression, the ends little creased. Dimension paper: 23.5 cm x 63.4 cm.
An original painting on shikishi paper by Suda Kyochu (1908 - 1964), depicting a frog in a pond. Painted in ink and with natural pigments. Suda Kyochu was a pupil of Seison Maeda (1885 - 1977), one of the greatest contemporary Japanese painters and one of the founders of the Nihonga movement. Signed and with original folder. Condition: fine. Dimension: 17 cm x 24.2 cm.
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.
Ceramic tripod censer with impressed and moulded decoration and a finely crackled turquoise glaze. Condition: one crack, one foot with old restoration, one foot with chip. Dimension: 15.4 cm high x 17.2 cm wide, weight: 778 g.
Unmade front Mandarin square without rank creature and sun disk. Colored thread couched on dark satin silk, few details in Peking knot. Original paper borders. Condition: fine, nice patina. Dimension: 22.9 cm x 25.1 cm.