Japanese wooden box for storage and display of 3 pairs of menuki or fuchi-kashira sets. 2 boxes are available. Exceptionally well made from kiri wood - that of Paulownia tree, ivory colored silk insert with thread holders for sword fittings. Dimensions: 10 3/4”x3 1/2”x1 1/2” ( 27.5x9x3.7 cm).
Japanese wooden box for storage and display of 1 pair of menuki or fuchi-kashira set. 3 boxes are available. Exceptionally well made from kiri wood - that of Paulownia tree, light salad green colored silk insert with thread holders for sword fittings. Dimensions: 5 7/8”x3 7/16”x1 1/4” ( 15x8.5x3 cm).
KIYOMIZU ROKUBEI 5th
Born in Kyoto
size 9.5cm wide 18.5cm high
With Tomobako or Original box by the artist
In good condition
Kasamatsu Shiro (1898 - 1991)
The Great Lantern at Asakusa Kannon
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo
Date: 1934. First edition. Bears the Watanabe D seal (used 1931-1941).
Size: Oban, approximately 15.5 x 10.5 inches.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Very Good. Light wear and soft crease at left. Corner margin chip.
Peafowl on flowering cherry
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14.5 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. 1900s-1923.
Bears Koson seal.
Publisher: Daikokuya (97)
Reference: K38.13 and plate 87 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Condition: Excellent. A few small black marks in sky at left and above bird. Pencil number on back.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin...
Mossi Biiga Fertility Doll. Mossi tribe of Burkina Faso, early 20th century. Purchased from a collection brought back before WW II. Wooden fertility doll, or biiga, of the Eastern style from Boulsa area- concave face, long cylindrical neck, downward breasts, and pointed belly. It is commonly reported that unpolished examples were used as dolls by children; whereas, polished ones were used by adult women in ritual magic...
A lot of 3 Tsakalis (miniature painting for meditation) ; each ap :9,5 x 8 cms
A lot of 3 Tsakalis (miniature painting for meditation) ; each ap : 9 x 8 cms
Traditional Tibetan set for « taking care « of ears, nose, nails and hair…. L:8,5c
Handle of the drum of a Thamang shaman figuring the 3 faces of the shaman.
Beautiful and deep encrusted patina. L : 32c, 37c with tenon. Nepal