H 10 ½ inches
Some light traces of usage in the form of small glaze chips on top of the head, along edges and around the opening in the back. All in all very good condition.
H ca. 7-1/4 inch.
H ca. 13-1/2 inches
Natural stress crack, typical for keyaki wood, few very old chips in the back that were probably already there at the time of the carving, all in all very good condition.
H 3-3/4 in., W 4-3/4 in.
2 old small chips and some fritting on rim, consistent with age and use
L 12 ¼ x W 7 3/8 x H 4 ¾ inches.
Beautiful dark brown patina, scuff marks on the bottom consistent with usage, water traces consistent with usage.
H ca. 1 in., L 2-5/8 x W 2-1/8 in.
Lesions and irregularities in glaze (pre-firing), otherwise very good condition
H incl. bases ca. 15 ¼ inch each
Small chips and losses, one oni stuck back on its wooden base with metal wires, more or less original condition.
Painting: H 51 ½ x W 20 ¼ inches. Total height 79 ¼ inches.
Akamatsu Unrei (1892-1958), Osaka. Studied painting with Unsen Koyama, Tikugai Fujii and Himejima Chikugai.
Image H 39 x W 17 ¾ inches. Total height 69 ½ inches.
Few horizontal creases.
L 23 feet, H 11 inches.
Pinholes at regular intervals in the brocade border, some yellowing due to light exposure, 2 minor creases, otherwise very good condition.
H ca 7 in., W at foot 4 ¼ in.
Comes with the original fitted tomobako signed and with inscription on the outside of the cover:
Nakagawa Joeki tsukuru and seal Joeki; Bronze handwarmer with [design of] gourds and vines …
H ca. 12 in. diameter ca. 8 ½ in.
Few scuffs consistent with usage, leather a bit dry and brittle.
Nakagawa Joeki (1880-1940)
H ca. 7 inches.
Few abrasions and unimportant chips consistent with usage and age.
Red collector’s mark on bottom.
H 3 -5/8 in.; diameter 3 ¼ in.
Chip in foot.
H ca. 11 x W 10 ½ in.
Tension cracks (consistent with material and age), several scuff marks, painters tape on bottom.
H 6 ¾ x W (at widest point) 7 ¼ in.
Wear and tear consistent with age and use, all in all very good condition.
H 8 ½ inches
Few old chips, one hairline crack, all consistent with age and use. All in all fine condition.
Provenance: Yamanaka & Co., New York (label)