Weissaster (White Aster) Translated by Karl Florenz (German language).
Date: 1897. This edition 1904 with wrap around case.
Published by T Hasegawa, Tokyo (17 Shitaya, Kaminegishi).
96 pages including covers.
Size: 7.75 x 6.0 inches.
Artist: Arai Yoshimune and Mishima Shoso
These charming, profusely illustrated books consist entirely of woodblock prints on creped paper bound with ties and glue. Hasegawa employed some of the best woodblock print artists of the era - ...
Antique ukiyo-e woodblock print of a woman with a look of frustration on her face, wearing a black kimono, decorated with light pink and blue sakura blossoms, and a salmon pink under robe. Behind her are several cottages with trees and mountains, and stylized signatures in the top right corner and middle left side. Ukiyo-e is a genre of woodblock print that was popular during the 17-19th centuries in Japan. The print is set behind glass in a large frame, and the back of the frame lists artist: ...
Antique ukiyo-e woodblock print of an anxious person in a brown checkered kimono, with light blue trim and obi with black flowers, assisting a rather bored looking woman in a gorgeous, long black kimono with pink and blue blows, blue trim, and a pink under kimono and obi. By artist Ichiyosai Toyokuni Okada.
Size: (entire frame) 21.5" height, 17" width (artwork only) 14.75" height, 9.5" width
Pair of rare Olympian sterling silver serving bowls. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Square with gently curved sides and corner leaf-mounted clawed paw supports. Repousse rinceaux peopled with piping, strumming, and goat-riding figures. Early pieces in the historic Beaux-Arts pattern that was conceived by French designer F. Antoine Heller and debuted at the Exposition Universelle in Paris in 1878. Fully marked including maker’s stamp and pattern no. 8089 (first produced in 1884). One bowl h...