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 Â¼ 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.
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.