Comes with the original fitted tomobako signed and with inscription on the outside of the cover:
Nakagawa Joeki tsukuru and seal Joeki; Bronze handwarmer with [design of] gourds and vines …
H ca. 12 in. diameter ca. 8 ½ in.
Few scuffs consistent with usage, leather a bit dry and brittle.
Nakagawa Joeki (1880-1940)
H circa 2 ¼ inches, diam. circa 2 ¾ inches.
H 3 ¾ inches.
Some discoloration at lip, all in all fine condition
H 4 ¼ inches, diam. circa 4 ¼ inches.
Inside with water stains (chalk), slightly calcified crackle of green glaze on outside, tiny glaze chip, all in all very good condition.
H 4 inches, diam. 10 inches
H 8 ¼ inches, diam. 3 inches
Comes with original wooden storage box. Inscribed cover: Bizen hanaike with the artist’s signature (Ryushi or Tatsuko?) and seal, which matches the signature on the bottom of the vase.
H 6 inches, D 5 ½ inches
H circa 8 ¼ inches.
H circa 8½ inches
One old, short glaze crack in rim, otherwise very good condition.
Height 8 ¾ inches.
Frit and hairline crack on upper rim
H 8 ¼ x L 7 inches.
Few tiny chips and minimal traces of usage. All in all very good condition.
Ex DeHoogh Gallery
H 6 inches
Few superficial rubbed spots on body, pin-prick dent in one of the raised lines on shoulder.
H 20.25 x W 13.5 inches
Slightly yellowed due to newspaper backing inside frame, otherwise fine condition
H 5 ½ inches.
Tiny chip on inner lip
L 9 ½ x W 7 x H ca. 4 inches.
H 16 x W 16 ½ inches.
H ca. 14 ½ x W 13 inches.
Two horizontal creases from storage, otherwise fine condition.
H 14-1/8 x W 13 inches.
Two tassels missing, otherwise fine condition.