H 24 x W 23 inches.
Some light stains/spots, consistent with use and storage, otherwise very good condition.
H 28 x W 26 ¼ inches.
Some foxing and other stains, consistent with use and storage, otherwise very good condition.
H ca. 9 ¾ x W ca. 7 ½ inches
A very similar piece is exhibited in the Ikitsuki Museum on Ikitsuki, near Hirado, Kyushu.
H 2 ¾ x W 3 inches
Comes with kiseruzutsu and ojime made of resin
H 3 x W 2 ¾ in.
Nicely worn with an gorgeous patina.
Scroll: H 8 ¼ x L ca. 231 inches. Each image: ca. 6 ½ x 9 ½ inches.
Few minor traces of usage, all in all very good condition.
Diameter: 4-7/8 inches; height: ca. ½ inch.
Image: 29 ¼ x W 21 inches. Mounting: 44 ¼ x 26 ½ inches. Silver scroll ends decorated with cut out peonies on rocks mounted over a sentoku core.
Punch hole in bottom, stabilized by mounting, few small rubbed spots, dent in scroll end.
Image: H 34 ½ x W 12 inches. Mounting: 52 ¾ x 16 ¾ inches.
Very fine painting. Few light stains, pigments slightly rubbed here and there, otherwise fine condition. One scroll end missing.
Mounted on Japanese, old kiri-wood stand
H 4 ¼ inches
Yamamoto Sosen (1679-1760), Kyoto, Kano School
Painted area: 40 x 17 inches
Overall height 73 ¼ inches
Few tiny worm holes, old very light water stain, otherwise very good condition.
L 82 ½ x H 2 ½ inches
Gold flakes oxidized, otherwise excellent condition.
H 2 x L 2 ¼ x Wv2 inches
Traces us usage consistent with age. All in all excellent condition
Comes with kiri-wood tomobako with inscription.
H ca. 1 ½ in. (3.8 cm); length 2 ½ in. (6.7 cm).
Frittings and tiny chips at opening rim and at foot, otherwise very good condition.
Former collection / stock of Roger Barber, San Anselmo, CA.
Height of zushi: ca. 19 ½ inches.
Chips and damages to lacquer on outside. Condition inside excellent. Handwritten label on back: made in Japan.
Belief in the Kasuga deity was popular in the Heian/Kamakura periods, as it links Shinto and Buddhist deities. The worship did continue into the Edo period.
Image H 40 ½ x W 14 ¼ inches. Total height 76 inches.
Mitsui Takayoshi (1808-1885), born in Kyoto, established the Mitsui financial imperium and founded Mitsui Bank. He was known for his calligraphy and painting. He was an avid collector of objects connected to the tea ceremony. Today, his collection, including his own paintings can be viewed in the Mitsui Memorial Museum in Tokyo.
The painting presented here was obviously painted to usher in the year of the tiger, 1866.
H 7 ¼ x Diameter 2 ¾ inches.
Tip of left hand panel broken off.
H 8 ½ x W 6 ¾ x D 3 ¾ inches
Few abrasions, back pane re-stuck with iron nail