All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1361105 (stock #MOR6455)
The Kura
$850.00
A one sided accordion album decorated with erotic scenes dating from the late 19th to early 20th centuries. The opening and closing pages are sunakin scattered gold flake. The rest is imagery on gold. The first printed page reveals a public bath scene, where the Noren curtain can be lifted to reveal a woman in the bath. Next we find a woman removing her robes as she goes toward the bath...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1360835 (stock #1661)
Antique Japanese triptych of Samurai rescuing a woman by Toyokuni. A beautiful woman dressed in elaborate kimono is hiding behind a tall lantern while the samurai warrior with a raised arm is attacking a figure dressed in a black hooded robe, while and on the other side is seated older beautiful woman and possibly holding an obi, with flowering tree sin the background on a dark blue background. Size: 14.5 high x 29 wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1359809
Japanese Edo period oban sized woodblock print by Toyokuni III (also known as Kunisada) from a series depicting the Five Seasonal Festivals (Gosekku no uchi) dating 1854. The title cartouche and seal of the publisher Joshuya Kinzo is at the upper left. The date and censor's seals, carver's seal, and signature of "Toyokuni ga" (in a red cartouche with yellow snow) are below. Measures just over 14 5/8" x 10 1/8" with a margin at the top and small margin on the left side...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1358714 (stock #1654)
The print on the left is of a beautiful Geisha seated on the floor reading a book and above is scene of children playing a game, calligraphy inscriptions; the middle one if of a wood stage with a female dancer and males seated in the back, and in front of the stage are a group of beautifully dressed geisha; one on the left is of a formally dressed geisha along with her attendant beneath a colorful flowering tree. Size: One 14-3/4 wide x 20 high Two 14 wide x 19-1/4” high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1358401 (stock #1652)
Pair of Japanese Woodblock Prints of Stage Actors by Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900), the one actor in a colorful floral robe is clutching his katana, while the other actor is holding a white bag. Size: 14" high x 9.5" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1357619 (stock #09099)
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$280.00


MARISHITEN

Japanese ‘Marishiten’ (=Marici, originally a Buddhist god of war of Hindu mythology) shaped as a figure with a face and four arms riding on wild boar.
Many samurai warriors had believed in Marishiten for its elusive and untouchable image from that Marishiten is considered as an embodiment of heat haze or sunlight.
Quite an interesting "Japanized" image of how deity of Hindu mythology settled in Japan. Edo period in 19th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1357506 (stock #1651)
Japanese Woodblock Print by Ando Hiroshige "Famous Views of 60O Odd Provinces", (1853-1856). A colorful and festive scene of the harbor with a procession of five elaborately decorated boats, with the family mons on the sides. Size: 18-1/2" x 14-3/4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1356113 (stock #AOR6415)
The Kura
$175.00
Antique Surimono Envelopes Woodblock printed w/ Geisha Japanese, ephemera, sosaku, hanga AOR5415 A set of 9 sosaku hanga envelopes printed with Geisha. Each is 6.5 x 15.5 cm (2-1/2 x 6 inches). Besides toning, they are in fine condition. On the envelope is imprinted Kyoto Kyogoku OOrai-Ya Han (printed by OOrai of Kyoto Kyogoku). Kyogoku is one of the main business/shopping districts of Kyoto, and has been a center of commerce and trade for more than a century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1355598
Japanese Edo period woodblock print by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) from the series “The Story of the Revenge of the Soga Brothers” published by Dansendo (Ibasen) circa 1843-1846. Paper: 13 1/4” x 9.” Very good color and overall condition with small margins evident. Light album backing. Some soiling and rubbing evident.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1355554 (stock #1215)
Yosai Nobukazu (Japanese, 1872-1944), woodblock print triptych, depicting young women and girls in the garden, lower right with the signature and seals, dated Meiji 25 (=1892), sight: 13.5"h x 9"w (each), frame: 22.25"h x 39.25"w
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1354734
Antique Japanese framed abstract print, signed Takeshi Hara (1942-present) in pencil, number 36/60, titled "Strokes 74-1". Hara was born in Nagoya, Japan in 1942 and graduated the Oil Painting Dept. of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts in 1967. He later went on to become a professor in the Dept. of Painting at Tokyo Zokei University until he retired in 2008...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1353668 (stock #4410)
A Japanese woodblock print from Ukiyo fuzoku Yamato nishiki-e (Japanese colour prints in Ukiyo style). The portrait is by Kabukido Enkyo, active 1796, of the Kabuki actor Ichikawa Yaozo III as Umeomaru.

This print is from the celebrated set of reproductions of the best of ukiyo-e art published in 12 large vols. 240 woodblock-printed reproductions of famous ukiyo-e prints. 1914. The project was overseen by Hashiguchi Goyo, 1880-1921, who also provided text and cover designs...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1353667 (stock #4409)
Sheet 6 of 12 (Jûnimai no uchi roku), from the series One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Shuihuzhuan (Suikoden gôketsu hyakuhachinin). Chinese heroes in groups of nine. Signed Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga. Published by Kaga-ya Kichiyemon around 1845. Censor’s seal: Watari.

Another example from this edition is held in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Number 08.543.7) and is available for inspection online.

A rare print.

Approximately 35 x 25 cm...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1353554 (stock #4408)
The right-hand sheet from the Yokohama-e triptych by Utagawa Hiroshige III (1843–1894) titled Yokohama Kagandori no fûkei, ‘Foreign Ships at the Seafront in Yokohama’. Signed Oju Hiroshige hitsu. Published 5th month, 1870.

He was a pupil of Andō Hiroshige.

A striking and decorative depiction of an European trading ship, ‘Black ship’,

Approximately 34.5cm x 23cm. Laid onto thick paper. A few stitching holes on right edge...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1353550 (stock #4407)
Shirohato Hachiman Shrine from the series ‘Scenes of Famous Places along the Tôkaidô Road’ Tôkaidô meisho fûkei, also known as the Processional Tôkaidô, Gyôretsu Tôkaidô, here called Tôkaidô meisho no uchi. Published by Seibundô Masakichi. 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 5th month...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1353393 (stock #1631)
Japanese woodblock print by Hiroshige (1796-1858) scene from the 47 Ronin, with a group Ronin seated in a courtyard while being entertained by Geisha that are playing musical instruments and served food on trays. Size: 16” high x 20-3/4” wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1352994 (stock #1601)
Japanese woodblock print of a geisha with an elaborate hairstyle decorated with combs, is holding a tea cup on a small orange plate. A small square in the upper left-hand corner with small boats in the sea. Signed and framed. Size: 20-3/4” high x 15-1/2” wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1352992 (stock #1600)
Japanese woodblock print of a geisha and two young girls, the geisha is elaborately dressed in a beautiful full robe and her hair is decorated with many combs, the one young girl is also finely dressed, and flowering cherry tree. Signed and framed. Size: 20-1/4” high x 15-1/2” wide