Sensational Meiji Period c.1890 clay roof tile from a zen buddhist temple outside Kyoto. 3 Hoju or sacred buddhist wishing gems adorn the top. They can help in the release from the void. On the sides are buddhist clouds. Was on the corner of the temple roof to protect the temple from fire or natural calamities. Ask for shipping quote. (w: 19"; h:16"; depth:5")
Museum quality Edo Period C.1870 Shigaraki soy jar. Fabulous jewel tama lid. The rich shigaraki green-blue nagashi glaze over a hagi white base. The lid has some chips but that only adds to its allure. The base has a spigot on the bottom. Ask about shipping. (H:15 1/2 inch; dia: 11 inch.
Dynamic painting on silk of a tiger on the prowl. Beautiful colors and movement depicted. The painting by Kamura Yokoku, (b.1885-1955), whose real name is Murakami Chikara, is a masterpiece. His teacher was the famed artist Nishijima Seiho. The condition is very good with only a few color spots that are almost invisible. Shipping/insurance to usa/western europe $40. (pic: w:12 1/2" L:47 1/2 ")