L 15-1/4 inches, H ca. 5 inches
Few chips around the hole in the tail, very light black staining from sooth, all in all fine condition.
By repute from the Collection of Jay Gates, former Director of The Phillips Collection, Washington,DC
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 ca. 7 inches.
Few abrasions and unimportant chips consistent with usage and age.
H ca. 11 x W 10 ½ in.
Tension cracks (consistent with material and age), several scuff marks, painters tape on bottom.
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)
H 3 ¾ inches.
Some discoloration at lip, all in all fine condition
H 9 ½ x W 7 ¼ inches.
Good patina with traces of touching / rubbing on the nose, cheeks and chin. Few small chips, almost invisible due to patina of time, small repair on back in the mouth corner.
H 10 ¾ in.
Beautiful fine crackle in the cream glaze, several damages: crack in handle, haircrack in cover, spout broken and restuck, chip on spout. Nevertheless beautiful piece.
H circa 10 ¾ inches.
Beautiful fine crackle, superficial scratches on the body consistent with use, chip on the foot. All in all very good condition.
A similar piece with a slightly rounder body is in the Brooklyn Museum of Art.
Formerly described as Satsuma, currently described as Seto or Tanba.
H 10 ½ inches; W 6 inches (ca. 26.6 x 15 cm).
Beautiful patina, very good condition.
H 11 x D 8 x W 5 3/8 inches.
Beautiful patina, some age cracks and slight traces of usage. Fine condition. Comes with iron base.
H ca. 24 in.
Diameter 10 7/8 in. (27.5 cm), height 1 ¼ in. (3.2 cm).
Usual abrasions and damages . Nice and unusual piece, despite damage.
Comes with kiribako storage box.
Basket: H 3; L 6; D 4 ¼ inches (7,5 x 15,2 x 10,6 cm). Gourd: L 7 ½ inches (18,5 cm). Sake cup: diam. 2 inches (5,2 cm).
Traces of usage at basket, all in all good condition.
Height 12 ½ inches.
H ca. 18 inches.
One repaired crack from the bottom into his left shoulder, some scuffing and chipping at edges, tension crack in hat. All in all very good and stable condition.
Height: ca. 18.5 inches.
Unsigned work from a studio that decorates household ceramics with funny or fantastic images in overglaze enamels that can be fired at low temperatures.
H 11-¼ inches.
Very good condition.