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it is `` U `` no meaning. Just one of ``Hiragana``, It is like two brush strokes piercing the space, leaving a trace of itself before coming to the bottom of the paper. It has but one splash across the top and a red tear along the side and then: Whoosh it goes as in the red image at the bottom there is one sun at the outer edge of the stroke and two moons inside the curving stroke Not so simple after all. restored there are 3 small suns or moon here also
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Original Posters : Art Nouveau : Pre 1970 item #1208775 (stock #07051013)
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Q R T U V W X Y (*) Z Poem T is a distant Predecessor of image 10 Most if not all the prints in this series were sold through Red Lantern Gallery in Kyoto. missing J K L M N O - other than G and S. U is clearly a predecessor of Poem 59-55
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In 1968 Haku Maki completed his Animal Song series. It was 12 different prints, one for each year of the Chinese/Japanese zodiac. Each print had the title Animal Song and the kanji for the animal, which was not translated. This print, Animal Song [dragon], 14/50, is a beautiful Maki red. The dragon of the image is a very traditional Chinese character for dragon. In this print Maki used the theme dragon for the first time. This dashing abstract kanji seems to almost swirl out of the paper...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Original Posters : Art Nouveau : Pre 1970 item #1232837 (stock #131222)
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Maki’s earliest works were done in the late 1950s and remained rather unknown until the late 1960s. He first started producing prints using red ink in 1965 and this is probably the first example. It is also a Big Red. It is very abstract and it fills up the whole sheet. Maki wanted his prints to have balance. This has it: the red field is pierced by three blue squares: two on the left side of the orange meteor-like strokes, and one on the right side...
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4/71 japanese hieroglyphics not real kanji blue shows "rain" "day' and maybe a bird 19.3 x 12.6 cm
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Original Posters : Art Deco : Pre 1970 item #1120486
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Maki emanation series may well have been 100 different images. This is an early one, It shows a young man ready to grope a woman’s breasts. Who is the man and who is the woman? Adam and Eve? Maki and his wife? Maki and another woman? 16" x 16" Here I show images of the current emanation and single images of other Emanation series images. In the last frame emanation 100
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Around 1960 Haku Maki probably did the Ox as a woodblock print. He was then a young artist in Tokyo. He may have done some OX images before Michener did his now well known book, but probably not many: 510 were used in the book The Modern Japanese Print". The prints of Japanese artists included in the book are large-ish, it is not embossed...
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In the 1960s Haku Maki was beginning his career as a modern print maker. He used ersztz titles for different series of prints: Cell, Animal Song for the Zodiac, Proportion Work, Figure and Emanation Flower Song was another. Here we show Flower Song 6, which I have just acquired, and Flower Song 3 which I have owned for a long time The others are not noteworthy. 13 x 17 48 x 34 cm
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In 1968 Haku Maki produced this large Blue image of Child. The blue is vivid and the yellow face is in sharp contrast. To the far right is a small Green Child, the same theme, different key color. It appeared in 1969. The red image is a trial run for a Festive Wine print. It never made it. The translators of Festive Wine or Anne Brannen nixed it and used a different Child image the fifth frame...
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image on the left was done in 1970 the other in 1971 The image at the left looks like 2 or 3 quick brush strokes It is very delicate. It can mean clothing. The image at the right is heavy many seeming brush strokes a complicated kanji It can mean depression
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early Poem series this was done in 1967 fine condition in 1967 Maki did the full alphabet as a Poem series. this is one of them it is very stylish with the white ink signature.
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A young American foreign student was passing through Japan in 1964 and bought this wonderful early saito. He has kept it stored away for all these years. He has asked me to help sell it, which I am pleased to do. is It is, 11 1/4” x 17.” Next is Summer Good condition. Many Americans got their first taste of modern Japanese prints by buying Saito. Saito did images for a few UN Greeting cards. This print is signed and chopped by Saito...
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A young American foreign student was passing through Japan in 1964 and bought this wonderful early saito. He has kept it stored away for all these years. He has asked me to help sell it, which I am pleased to do. is It is, 11 1/4” x 17.” Another is winter. Good condition. Many Americans got their first taste of modern Japanese prints by buying Saito. Saito did images for a few UN Greeting cards. This print is signed and chopped by Saito...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Holiday : Pre 1960 item #1208102 (stock #130701)
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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1960 item #1142583
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All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Chinese : Pre 1960 item #1181419
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eminent chinese of the qng period
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Chinese : Pre 1950 item #1241595 (stock #140306)
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Pekinese of old and Beijingers of today use cricket cages like this to hold a cricket on a walk in the park or on the way to a cricket fight., The cage is made of a gourd molded to this shape After being collected the gourd is fitted with a wooden top (here made of ebony wood ) The little cage is then fitted for a small sack for ease of carrying and to protect the critter from the cold . The top is made or carved tortoise shell – so it can breathe, of course.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Pre 1950 item #1243441 (stock #140322)
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