Each ca. 22 5/8 x 15 3/8 inches.
Some dents, cracks and losses, one repaired spot, basically in very good condition.
Height: 5 ½ inches.
Few breaks, mostly well restored. Very good condition.
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Height: 12 ¼ inches; diameter at bottom: 4 1/8 inches.
Tiny dent at upper rim, patina slightly rubbed at handles, all in all very good condition.
Approximate measurements height: 29 inches; width: 15 ½ inches; depth: 11 inches.
Restaurations, few breaks, few missing tips, few lacquer chips.
Shomen Kongo originally was a plague spreading demon, but after converting to Buddhism, he became a guardian against wild animals, sickness and love spreading demons and wild weather deities. In the Edo period, he was venerated as a guardian against tuberculosis.
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Length: 7 ½ inches; height: 6 ¾ inches.
Few scratches on bottom, excellent condition.
2) Stoneware incense box or kogo in the shape of Daruma, wrapped in his reddish garment, his face peeing out of the garment, looking up. Cream colored and red glaze with some black accents over a whitish soft clay, the face left partially free, strong, but very fine crackle in the glaze. Raku stamp on the inside. Japan, Meiji period.
Height: ca. 1 ½ inches each.
1) Outer edge of lower part with tiny frittings and chips, two tiny glaze chips along the lines of the crackle (hardly visible). Generally very good condition. 2) On the back tiny pieces of glaze missing between the crackle lines, otherwise excellent condition.
Diameter: 15 inches; height: 2 ½ inches.
Few abrasions of the gold and moriage, some spur marks visible, others covered by the decoration, some surface stains that can be removed. All in all excellent condition.
Design in mirror images after the famous triptych of the same subject by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, that was published in 1883. The triptych was created after Yoshitoshi submitted a painting of roughly the same design to a national exhibition in the fall of 1882.
Height: 10 ½ inches; width: 6 inches (ca. 26.6 x 15 cm).
Some minor rubbed spots, some fritting at edges, beautiful patina, very good condition.
Height: 7/8 inch ; width at top: 15/16 inch (ca. 2.2 x 2.4 cm)
Some minor traces of usage, beautiful patina.
Height: 1 7/8 inch; width: 2 ¾ inches (ca. 4.7 x 7 cm).
Excellent condition, beautiful patina.
Comes with woorden storage box, inscribed: Kusunoki Masashige, Eishin hitsu. Painted area 15” x 10”; total height: 46.25” (ca. 38 x 25.5 cm; 117.5 cm).
Browned, some of the gofun rubbed, but in good and stable condition. New mounting.
Kano Eishin (1717-1763).
Kusunoki Masashige was a samurai who fought for Emperor Go-Daigo (14th century) in his attempt to overthrow the Kamakura rulers. He became the symbol of samurai loyalty.