H 9 ½ x W 10 inches.
Slightly yellowed, minimally soiled. Excellent material condition.
H 1 ¾ x L 2 ¼ inches
H 1 ½ x L 2-7/8 inches.
Few tiny flakes at the edges. All in all very good condition.
H ca. 24 in.
Length ca. 13 ½ x D ca. 9 inches.
Height 12 in., width 12 ½ in.
Ex coll. Peter K. Warren, CT
Image H 42 ¼ x W 14 in.; total height 70 in.
Needs remounting. Comes with wooden storage box.
Height ca. 5 ½ inches, width ca. 6 ½ inches.
Height 9 inches, width 8 ½ inches.
H ca. 18 inches.
One repaired crack from the bottom into his left shoulder, some scuffing and chipping at edges, tension crack in hat. All in all very good and stable condition.
H 21 ½ inches.
Hands broken at wrists and glued back. Glue traces underneath feet. Few chips (feet, back, etc.).
There is a tradition of recreating well-known sculptures, paintings, whether National Treasures or Important Cultural Property. Not with the intention to forge, but for private or public use in a small temple or private temple. The Meiji era sculptor Koun made Buddhist sculpture, after famous pieces on public display. He did sign his work. The piece presented here is not signed.
H 8 ¼ in. x W 1 ¾ in.
Front surface relacquered.
Fudo Myoo is one of the five Myoo, guardians of Buddhism. He scares humans into accepting the teachings of the Buddha Dainichi; he holds a sword in the right hand that symbolizes wisdom cutting through ignorance) and a in his left with which he catches and binds the demons. His image is often seen on a part of armour.
H 6-5/8 in.; W 6-7/8 in.; Th ¼ in. at insertion point.
Very good condition
H ca. 11 inches, W at bottom 10 ½ inches.
Few thin age/stress cracks, all in all fine condition.
H. 1 1/8 in. x D 8 3/8 in.
Gold on rim worn, otherwise fine condition.
Zoshuntei was a foreign trade porcelain company that was started by Hisatomi Yojibei Masatsune and his oldest son Masayasu. It was officially granted the name Zoshuntei in 1842. For two generations the company did well, until the family lost the license to the competition. A nephew of Masatsune tried to revive the company in 1911 by turning it into a factory, but had to close his doors finally in 1925.
H 8 ¼ inches.
H of case ca. 4 inches.
Comes with original fitted kiri-wood storage box, inscribed with the receiver’s name (juyo), a Kyoto address, dated Taisho 13, 9th month, 17th day, Toyokawakaku and stamped with a red seal. Excellent condition.
Enpukuzan Toyokawa, Myogonji is a temple dedicated to the eleven headed Kannon and Dakiniten and the fox Inari. It was originally founded in 1441 by Tokai Gieki. Most of these temples were rebuilt in the Meiji era or even later, hence many of the products of these temples are from modern times. Worshipers traditionally are merchants.
H of case 4 inches.
Excellent condition. Certain weather types prevent the doors from fully closing.
Enpukuzan Toyokawa, Myogonji is a temple dedicated to the eleven headed Kannon and Dakiniten. Most of these temples were rebuilt in the Meiji era or even later, hence many of the products of these temples are from modern times. Worshipers traditionally are merchants.