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 ca. 3 ½ in., diam. Ca. 5 ¼ in.
Tiny old chip at foot, otherwise fine condition
Cf. Edward Morse, Catalog of the Morse Collection of Japanese Pottery, under Inuyama, where he dates this rather colorful type to 1830-1880.
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)
H circa 2 ¼ inches, diam. circa 2 ¾ inches.
H 3 ¾ inches.
Some discoloration at lip, all in all fine condition
H 4 ¼ inches, diam. circa 4 ¼ inches.
Inside with water stains (chalk), slightly calcified crackle of green glaze on outside, tiny glaze chip, all in all very good condition.
H ca. 11 ¼ inches.
Abrasions in glaze, all in all very good condition
H 4 inches, diam. 10 inches
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H 8 ¼ inches, diam. 3 inches
Comes with original wooden storage box. Inscribed cover: Bizen hanaike with the artist’s signature (Ryushi or Tatsuko?) and seal, which matches the signature on the bottom of the vase.
Diameter 3 in. (7.6 cm).
H 6 inches, D 5 ½ inches
Case H ca. 10 ½ inches; sculpture H 6 ¼ inches
Zushi with a lot of wear. Sculpture in fine condition; was formerly glued to another base plate.