Painting: H 12 ½ x W 35 ½ in. Frame: H 17 ¼ x W 44 ¾ in.
Minimally yellowed, few wrinkles, some of the green slightly rubbed, black ink slightly smeared on right side, paper laid down with tape along the edges, all in all very good condition.
H incl. bases ca. 15 ¼ inch each
Small chips and losses, one oni stuck back on its wooden base with metal wires, more or less original condition.
Painting: H 51 ½ x W 20 ¼ inches. Total height 79 ¼ inches.
Akamatsu Unrei (1892-1958), Osaka. Studied painting with Unsen Koyama, Tikugai Fujii and Himejima Chikugai.
Image H 39 x W 17 ¾ inches. Total height 69 ½ inches.
Few horizontal creases.
L 23 feet, H 11 inches.
Pinholes at regular intervals in the brocade border, some yellowing due to light exposure, 2 minor creases, otherwise very good condition.
H 2 ½ inches.
Two scratches on verso.
H ca 7 in., W at foot 4 ¼ in.
H 8-3/8 in., Diameter 2 ¼ in.
H 9 inches
Rubbed spots on ‘nodes’ consistent with usage.
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 ca. 7 inches.
Few abrasions and unimportant chips consistent with usage and age.
Red collector’s mark on bottom.
H 3 -5/8 in.; diameter 3 ¼ in.
Chip in foot.
H ca. 11 x W 10 ½ in.
Tension cracks (consistent with material and age), several scuff marks, painters tape on bottom.
H ca. 9 ¼ in.
Staining of the glaze due to handling, all in all fine condition.
H ca. 3 ½ in., diam. Ca. 5 ¼ in.
Tiny old chip at foot, otherwise fine condition
Cf. Edward Morse, Catalog of the Morse Collection of Japanese Pottery, under Inuyama, where he dates this rather colorful type to 1830-1880.
H 6 ¾ x W (at widest point) 7 ¼ in.
Wear and tear consistent with age and use, all in all very good condition.
H 8 ½ inches
Few old chips, one hairline crack, all consistent with age and use. All in all fine condition.
Provenance: Yamanaka & Co., New York (label)
H circa 2 ¼ inches, diam. circa 2 ¾ inches.