Two sets of painted alcove doors remounted onto makimono hand scrolls dated summer of 1864 and signed Miya Denchi, one of a dozen betsu-go (alternative names) of the famed 19th century literati Tanomura Chokunyu. The smaller scroll is total length of 353 cm (11 feet 4 inches), 31 cm (12 inches) wide, painting length 177 cm (70 inches). It is bound in patterned silk and bordered in white satin patterned with dragons among clouds, featuring ivory rollers...
A monochrome garden scene by Amano Hoko performed with ink on paper in a green cloth border featuringh dark-wood rollers. It is 64 x 207 cm (25 x 81-1/2 inches) and in fine condition, enclosed in a kiri-wood box. Amano Hoko (1824-1894) was born in Iyo, on the Island of Shikoku, Studied initially in Shikooku under Morita Shomin, then went to Kyoto where he learned the art of landcscape painting under the famed Nakabayashi Chikuto...
A child guided by her sister looks in wonder and adoration at newly born chicks as they scatter seeds for the birds to feed on. A wonderful Taisho scene signed Yuho-jo, indicating it was painted by a female artist named Yuho. The pigment on silk scene is wrapped in a strip of gold with a frame of wood lacquered black in a fashion typical of the Taisho to early Showa eras. It measures 79.5 x 146 cm (31-1/4 x 57-1/2 inches) and is in overall fine condition...
A pair of marital portrait paintings of the first generation of a certain prestigious family. Painting on silk. Meiji period (1868-1912).
Curiously, somehow expressive or somehow unexpressive..., quite curiously beautiful. The condition is as is with aged deterioration as seen.
Painting: approx. 67.9 x 35.6cm (26.73 x 14.01in) / Scroll without roller ends: approx...
A Dojin licking Dango-treats dances in erratic dashes of soft wet lines and swift dark strokes of flying white on this vertical presentation by Edo period eccentric Doi Goga. Ink on paper it is 43 x 184.5 cm (17 x 72-1/2 inches) and has been completely remounted in dark silk with bone rollers. The creature clutches the raku-in stamp in his upper hand, the other stamps seem to follow his feet like footsteps. It comes enclosed in an age darkened wooden box...
A skeleton sits among the dried grasses, alone and forgotten, perhaps reflecting on his life in this eerie painting by Buddhist priest Higuchi Ryuon dated Meiji 6 (1873). Ink on paper, it is 41.5 x 179.5 cm (16-1/4 x 70-1/2 inches) and is in fine condition and has been completely remounted in a border of two subtle shades of black with colorful piping and features black lacquered rollers with mother of pearl flakes. It comes in a kiri-wood box...
'Kokuzo-Bosatsu' (Akasagarbha) with sword in right hand and 'hoju' precious orb in the left.
Hand-painting on silk, Taisho - Early Showa period, 1910-1930.
In fine antique condition, with some expected damages for the age as seen.
Scroll: approx. 95 x 26.5cm (37.40 x 10.43in) / Painting: approx...
Small scroll painting of the monk Ikkyu dancing on top of the head of a skeleton, who is playing the shamisen. Scene from the story of the Hell Courtesan, as described by Santo Kyoden, the equivalent of memento mori. Signed and sealed at lower right by the artist. Ink, mineral colors and gofun on silk. Japan, early 20th century.
Painting 34 ¼ x 8 in.
Mounting 55 x 11 ½ in.
Mounting a bit dry, causing some horizontal ribs. Otherwise very good condition.
kakejiku of a skull down a post
roll: 160 cm high/ 20cm large
painting :117 high/ 16 cm large
3 kakejiku with Yokai, monsters
signed Hanabusa Itcho, not verified.
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Suite of 8 japanese kakejiku depicting Hell,
one roll bad condition, wormhole, painting fade.see pictures.ask for additionnal pictures.
roll : 74cm large/ 116 cm high
painting : 65 cm large /58 high
Unique type of 'Gofu' (talisman) with hand-drawn pictograph expressing "Hi-no-yojin" (Beware of fire) as traditional Japanese slogan of protection against fire, 19th century...
Figure of 'Ebisu' god composed of the three letters calligraphed in 'Hihaku-tai' (Blurring-brush style) as a unique and graffitical style of sorcerously decorative kanji calligraphy
originated by Cai Yong (132-192 / a Chinese scholar of the Eastern Han Dynasty, who was well-versed in calligraphy, music, mathematics and astronomy), brought to Japan by
Kukai (774–835 / a Japanese Buddhist priest, civil servant, scholar, poet, and artist) in aft...
Monkeys in Willow Tree. Ink and pigments on paper. Signed Masanobu, which is the artist name of Kano Shosen’in and sealed.
Kanō Shōsen'in (1823 - 1880) was a Japanese painter of the Kanō school...
Bird and Flower. Painted with ink and pigments on silk. Signed Shuko Yuhi, which is the artist name of Kumashiro Yuhi.
Kumashiro Yûhi(1693－1773) was born in Nagasaki, the son of an official interpreter of Chinese...
A sublime set of two screens (屏風: byobu) depicting the famous Itsukushima shrine and dating from the Edo period (1615-1868).
The Itsukushima shrine, located near Hiroshima, is probably one of the most known Japanese sites in world. The shrine’s current design dates back from the 16th century. Its main torii (gate) is a spectacular sight when partially submerged during high tides. Itsukushima is also called Miyajima.
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Old Japanese hand-painted 'shunga' pornographic picture on silk attached with a lacquered wood frame (with glass plate), Meiji period.
Moderated porn expression, but seductive really. The condition is as is as seen.
Picture - approx. 42.5 x 37.5cm (16.73 x 14.76in) / Frame - approx. 78.5 x 47 x 2.3cm (30.90 x 18.50 x 0.90in)
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