DREAMING OF DREAMSTONES- World's first comprehensive English text publication covers China's extraordinary natural stone paintings, by author and dreamstone lecturer Douglas Schneible ISBN 978-0-578-08204-2
An International First...68 page full color publication is the western world's first comprehensive English text publication on this genre. First published in 2010, it is entitled: Dreaming of Dreamstones- China's Extraordinary Natural Stone Paintings...
In 1970 Japanese print maker Haku Maki (1921 – 2000) produced this large Wind image. It is 84c x 84 cm; 33 " x 33" . Provenance; Maki produced this print and this copy was sold to a Japanese buyer it stayed in Japan until it came to me last week in Beijing this is one of the few times I have been able to obtain a Maki print from Japan not through a dealer. When the previous owner decided to sell he did so through an auction in Japan; then it was fully restore in Tokyo and I acquired it...
Haku Maki was a major creative Japanese print maker of the second half of the 20th century. His major output from 1965 to 1990 consisted to several different themes of prints Kanji was the main theme for the first 15 years of that period. Then.
Ceramics was second. But he also did a large number of prints with persimmon on theme. Most of the persimmon prints showed just one fruit. A few showed two Only two showed 3. These are shown here
Both prints are serene no jarring colors or edges...
signed and numbered very good condition.
Charming Chinese soapstone carving of two children, beautifully carved with much attention to detail, two boys one holding a long string with coins for good luck and prosperity, the other with a straw hat and fan, symbols of the lucky gods. The soapstone itself is a very beautiful yellow color with striations and much character. On nice hard wood base.
Total size with stand: 5 1/4" high
Size of carving: 3 1/2" high x 3 7/8" wide x 2 1/8" deep.