Asian Antiques from China, Japan & Korea
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1168068 (stock #1168068)
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Signed Ryubunsha Shoshu, 19th century
Height: 55 inches (137.8 cm.)
Width: 144 inches (365.8 cm.)

Depicting a landscape with rural scenes among rice fields, including sumo-wrestling, lion dance and New Year's rituals.

Materials/Techniques: Ink, colored pigments and gold on paper, black lacquer wood frame and metal fittings.

Condition: The front is excellent, the back in good condition with some minor old damage.

Ref. 1168068

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1168058 (stock #1168058)
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Unsigned, 19th century
Height: 68.25 inches
Width: 145.5 inches

A large six panel screen decorated with scenes from the famous Japanese novel The Tale of Genji written by Lady Murasaki in the 11th century, depicting from right a couple on the veranda of a villa, the man reading aloud from a book; at center an old man and a boy carrying a basket, as a pair of mandarin ducks swim by, above the scene of the Third Princess and the Chinese cat from the New Herbs chapter; and at left a woman and a youthful attendant standing beside a stream.

Materials/Techniques: ink, colors, and gold on paper, lacquered wood frame and metal fittings.

Condition: Excellent, with some restorations

Ref. 1168058

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1168056 (stock #1168056)
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$5,500.00
Edo Period, 19th century
Height: 67.5 inches
Width: 135.5 inches

A medium-size six panel screen decorated with scenes from the famous Japanese novel The Tale of Genji written by Lady Murasaki in the 11th century, depicting from left to right, a man standing by a seated woman in pavilion; a lady seated in a pavilion among pine tree and blossoming cherry trees, holding a brush and writing calligraphy on a scroll; a man and his attendant walking on a path looking back at deer among hills. Sealed on the lower left corner.

Materials/Techniques: Ink and pigments on paper, brocade and lacquered wood frame.

Condition: Excellent, with some light staining and restorations

Ref. 1168056

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1168055 (stock #1168055)
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$22,000.00
Unsigned, Edo period, 19th century
Height: 67.5 inches
Width: 135 inches (each)

Each screen similarly decorated with gold and silver fans painted with flowers, fruits and other plants, floating over stylized waves bordered by a curving bank lined with reeds bent by the breeze.

Materials/Techniques: Ink, colored pigments, silver and gold on paper, black lacquer wood frame.

Condition: Excellent

Ref. 1168055

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1144186 (stock #1144186)
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$30,000.00
Kano School, 18th century
Height: 68 1/2 inches
Length: 48 inches (each panel)

A set of four fusuma panels, ink, colors, and gold on paper; depicting geese beside a stream with a willow tree, dianthus, cockscomb, bellflower, peonies, and other plants at right, and a pair of peacocks posed with other flowers beneath a blossoming cherry tree at left; the reverse painted with a river landscape, the banks lined with blossoming cherry trees and pines, rafts are poled downstream; signed Kakuchiku with seals San and Tei.

Materials/Techniques: Ink, colored pigments and gold on paper, black lacquer wood frame and metal fittings.

Condition: Very good, with some minor damage and restoration.

Ref. 1144186

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1144180 (stock #1144180)
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Unsigned, 18th century
Height: 54 1/2 inches
Length: 97 1/2 inches

Depicting a group of wealthy individuals having a picnic beside a stream and beneath blossoming cherry trees, the background with a large forest of pine trees, a nanny seated by the water and holding a child, entertaining him while his parents are enjoying themselves nearby.

Materials/Techniques: color pigments, ink and gold leaf on paper, wood frame

Condition: Good, with some minor old damage and repair.

Ref. 1144180

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1131915 (stock #1131915)
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$18,000.00
Unsigned, Edo period, 19th century
Height: 67 3/4 inches (172 cm.)
Length: 149 1/2 inches (379.7 cm.) each

Each screen similarly decorated with a continuous scene depicting flying cranes and others standing along a lake bordered by pine trees.

Materials/Techniques: Ink, colored pigments and gold on paper, black lacquer wood frame and metal fittings

Condition: Very good

Ref. 1131915