Painting 34 ¼ x 8 in.
Mounting 55 x 11 ½ in.
Mounting a bit dry, causing some horizontal ribs. Otherwise very good condition.
Image 74 x 32 inches
Mounting 90 x 40 inches. Wooden scroll ends.
Some minor cracks and losses to gofun, otherwise fine condition
Painting: H 33 ¾ x W 48 inches
Mounting with wooden scroll ends: H 64 ½ x W 54 ¾ inches.
Image H 37.25 x W 16.6 inches
Mounting ca. 70 x 21 inches
Painting in very good condition, mounting with traces of usage.
Album 11¼ x 14¾ inches
Paintings 9½ x 13½ inches
Paintings with a few small spots, some wear (rubbing, missing spots) at upper margins of some paintings, but all in all in excellent condition. Covers with some wear around the corners, but all in all in fine condition.
Comes in blue Chinese wrapper in fair condition
Larger images are available upon request
H 4-5/8 x Diam 3¼ inches
Tiny glaze chip on rim, firing flaw inside, from which springs a hair crack. All within the acceptable minor traces of usage
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 44 1/2 x H 7 3/4 inches.
Slight rubbing of gofun, all in all very good condition.
Fitting kiri-wood storage box, 20th century.
H 16 x W 16 ½ inches.
H 26 ½ x W 25 inches.
One tassel missing, one sharp central fold bending some silver threads, otherwise fine condition.
H 28 x W 26 ¼ inches.
Some foxing and other stains, consistent with use and storage, otherwise very good condition.
Scroll: H 8 ¼ x L ca. 231 inches. Each image: ca. 6 ½ x 9 ½ inches.
Few minor traces of usage, all in all very good condition.
Image: 29 ¼ x W 21 inches. Mounting: 44 ¼ x 26 ½ inches. Silver scroll ends decorated with cut out peonies on rocks mounted over a sentoku core.
Punch hole in bottom, stabilized by mounting, few small rubbed spots, dent in scroll end.
Image: H 34 ½ x W 12 inches. Mounting: 52 ¾ x 16 ¾ inches.
Very fine painting. Few light stains, pigments slightly rubbed here and there, otherwise fine condition. One scroll end missing.
Yamamoto Sosen (1679-1760), Kyoto, Kano School
Painted area: 40 x 17 inches
Overall height 73 ¼ inches
Few tiny worm holes, old very light water stain, otherwise very good condition.
Image H 40 ½ x W 14 ¼ inches. Total height 76 inches.
Mitsui Takayoshi (1808-1885), born in Kyoto, established the Mitsui financial imperium and founded Mitsui Bank. He was known for his calligraphy and painting. He was an avid collector of objects connected to the tea ceremony. Today, his collection, including his own paintings can be viewed in the Mitsui Memorial Museum in Tokyo.
The painting presented here was obviously painted to usher in the year of the tiger, 1866.
Image H 45 ½ x W 20 in.; total height: 80 ¼ in.
Comes with fitted kiri-wood storage box inscribed, dated 1852 and signed Ono Gyokurei.
Minamoto no Tsunemoto (894-961) was an imperial prince who received the family name Minamoto. Founder of the family that brought forth Minamoto, Ashikaga and Tokugawa shogun. He was a fine poet, as well.
Ono Gyokurei (1807-1870) was active in the bakumatsu era (end of Edo period). Not in Roberts.