In 1970 Japanese print maker Haku Maki (1921 – 2000) produced this large Wind image. It is 84c x 84 cm; 33 " x 33" . Provenance; Maki produced this print and this copy was sold to a Japanese buyer it stayed in Japan until it came to me last week in Beijing this is one of the few times I have been able to obtain a Maki print from Japan not through a dealer. When the previous owner decided to sell he did so through an auction in Japan; then it was fully restore in Tokyo and I acquired it ...click for details
in this serious and comprehensive volume Margaret Duda has put
Chinese toggles on the map, this is a big book in terms of size but also in terms of breath of coverage. there are over 1500 illustrations
Haku Maki was a major creative Japanese print maker of the second half of the 20th century. His major output from 1965 to 1990 consisted to several different themes of prints Kanji was the main theme for the first 15 years of that period. Then.
Ceramics was second. But he also did a large number of prints with persimmon on theme. Most of the persimmon prints showed just one fruit. A few showed two Only two showed 3. These are shown here
Both prints are serene no jarring colors or edges ...click for details
Tiliang Yixing Teapots are relatively rare. Many break in the transportation. This is a miniature one, new. circa 1995. It is very well made, has the maker's mark in the bottom. This is a Mid-Qing table screen. The wood throughout is zitan; there are no condition problems. No breaks,no nicks. The stone is called lu dou stone, from China's Yunnan Province (in the Southwest). The stone has a naturalistically formed animal in the center: it can be called a jilin (a mythical animal in Ch ...click for details