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Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1970 item #1354209 (stock #Sadao001)
Era Woodblock Prints
Sadao Watanabe
John Calvin. Commissioned by the Japan Calvin Translation Society.
Stencil on momigami paper.
Date: 1963
Signed and date by the artist.
Size: 17 x 11 inches.
Condition: Unframed. Excellent.
Japanese : Folk Art : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1837 VR item #1354203 (stock #JDOL-004)
JJ Oriental
A “Gosho Ningyo” doll of a plump kneeling male child carrying a “hyotan” gourd. The large gourd symbolizes health, vitality, prosperity and immortality. The kneeling boy is wearing a bib with painted accents in white, green, navy blue, brown and gold pigments. There are two ties in the back for the bib. The hyotan (gourd) is also painted in greens, navy-blues, gold and grey of 3-leafed motifs that appear to be paulownia flowers...
Japanese : Folk Art : Dolls and Puppets : Pre 1837 VR item #1354202 (stock #JDOL-003)
JJ Oriental
A Japanese “Gosho Ningyo” doll of a plump male child in a kneeling position holding a colorfully painted rooster in his right arm. The boy is wearing a fabric bib with painted designs that has 2 ties in the back. He wears a black crinkled eboshi hat that’s secured by a thin rope that is tied in a bow under the chin. The eyes, eyebrows, and hair accents are painted in black while the pursed lips are accented in red...
Japanese : Furniture : Tansu : Pre 1920 item #1354198
The Zentner Collection
Antique Japanese two-section mizuya (kitchen tansu) made with Hinoki (cypress) wood frame, Sugi (cedar) panels and sides, and Kuri (chestnut) drawer fronts. On the top section, a pair of large textured glass doors house a roomy shelved interior, with three Kuri front drawers below and a smaller compartment above. The bottom section houses a much larger open compartment with shelf behind sliding doors with slats and pair of drawers below...
Japanese : Tea Articles : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1354189 (stock #1320)
Dragon's Pearl
$ 2800
A very attractive and finely crafted copper kettle (do’bin) ingraved with chrysanthemums in a garden setting on the body. The top with applied gilt butterflies and knob in stylized chrysanthemum. A high open-work handle. By Okumura Sugaji (1788~1840) Born in Ritto on the East side of lake Biwa; wellknown master of metalwork. Signed on the teapot body and also fully signed kiri-box with artist’s name. Edo, early 19th cent. . H. 22 cm (with handle), Diam. 13.5 cm. Condition: Excellent.
Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1354187 (stock #06-266)
Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.
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An elegant bamboo ikebana basket with multi-reed handle and squared base. The body, formed as a lily, is divided into segments of open-work hexagonal plaiting and overlapping vertical stitch work. This classic karamono-style basket is in excellent condition with no problems and no restoration. Signature plaque of the master Chikuunsai I on its base. Tomobako inscribed “Karamono Utsushi in the style of a lily.” Height: 19.5” Early Taisho Period, Japan
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1354180 (stock #Shotei064)
Era Woodblock Prints
Takahashi Shotei (Hiroaki)
In the evening; fishing at Tsukudajima
Size: Approximately 15 x 7 inches.
Date: pre-1936.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. No. 202 in 1936 Watanabe catalog. M-2 in Shotei catalog.
"Made in Japan" stamped on verso.
Provenance: Purchased directly from the Robert O. Muller estate.
Condition: Excellent.
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Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Contemporary item #1354178 (stock #1089)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
A Sueki style tiered vase by Koinuma Michio enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Chomon-ko (sculpted Tsubo). The cement like body exemplifies what we expect from Michio, crisp lines and geometric forms. It is 24 cm (10 inches)tall and in excellent condition.
Michio is a compelling figure unique among contemporary artists. He seems to have no limit to his imagination and creativity, still dazzling us with new concepts after four decades...
Japanese : Paintings : Other : Pre 1900 item #1354169 (stock #804)
hotoke antiques

Old folk-made wooden tray recomposed with fragments of another wooden piece (probably box or drawer).
Graffiti of calligraphy, and abstraction of scratches, as enjoyable both surfaces for various usages.
Aesthetically well-used condition as is, with expected deterioration as seen.

approx. 38.5 x 26 x 3.8cm (15.15 x 10.23 x 1.49in)

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Japanese : Metalwork : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #1354168 (stock #803)
hotoke antiques

Lovely formative metal art pieces by probably a sword ornament metalsmith of Meiji period after the decree banning the wearing of swords in 1876.

approx. H 5cm (1.96in), W 6 x 3cm (2.36 x 1.18in) each

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Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1354155 (stock #Fc-1449)
Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.
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A trapezoidal iron tsuba, its imagery based upon the legend, “The Hare and the Moon”. (On the front plate, chiseled in low relief in gilt and copper, the hare greets the hungry old man, Sakyamuni, sack over his shoulder. When the hare prepares to jump into the fire to provide food for him, Sakyamuni prevents the action, instead sending him to the moon to be honored for eternity.) Signature with kao: Ikkeido Jyoi. This rare tsuba is in excellent condition. Edo Period, Japan
Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1354154 (stock #FC-1534)
Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.
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An modified baluster-formed cloisonne vase with silver mounts, a stylized band of karakusa and phoenix about the body. Ando silver-wired seal on base, “Jungin” (pure silver) mark on rim. This elegant and timeless vase is in excellent condition with no restoration and no problems. Height: 6.25”, width: 6” Late Meiji Period, Japan
Japanese : Samurai : Sword Fittings : Pre 1910 item #1354153 (stock #4-777p)
Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.
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A shakudo, silver and gilt clasp formed as a bamboo and flower wreath, with plum blossoms and sakura petals interwoven around one leafy plum blossom. In excellent condition. Length: 2.5”. Meiji Period, Japan
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1354151
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
Framed Japanese limited edition sosaku hanga “kappa-ban” (stencil print) on crumpled hand-made momigami paper by Sadao Watanabe (1913-1996) titled “Christ at Emmaus” set against a red background. The print is signed and dated 1971 at the lower right and numbered 11/70 at the lower left, all in white ink. The paper measures about 26”V x 21 1/4”H. Frame: 32”V x 27 1/2”H. Original Kato Gallery frame with non-glare glass.
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1354139 (stock #Unknown088)
Era Woodblock Prints
Eight Fish
Artist: Not read (second character in signature is "zan"). "Gekko" noted as artist in pencil on verso.
Size: Shikishiban. Approximately 10.0 x 9.5 inches.
Date: 1890-1910.
Bears artist's signature and seal.
Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi/Daikokuya.
Condition: Excellent.
Provenance: The Bedford, NY estate of Eleanor Jay and Arthur Iselin. Eleanor Jay was a descendant of United States founding father, John Jay...
Japanese : Ceramics : Pre 1980 item #1354134 (stock #1319)
Dragon's Pearl
$ 450
A beautiful drop-shaped vase with a small irregular mouth made of a light type of fajance. The body is covered in a delicately mottled and beautifully toned glaze that ranges from a light greyish green over a pale green to a deep sap green in slanted, left-turning bands. The areas in deep green has raised ridges in relief. Signed in the bottom: Kenji.* Signed kiri-box. Document for the piece included. Made around 1975–78. H 18.5 cm, D 14 cm. * SUZUKI Kenji (b. 1935)...
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Pre 1980 item #1354133 (stock #1318)
Dragon's Pearl
$ 600
A large, powerful, Shigaraki ware vase of mallet-shape. Decorated with a mixture of ash-traces and kiln-encrustations with the area below the neck partly covered with a mottled olive glaze. The piece has a very nice, earthy quality and a fine sense of sabi-wabi. Signed Tansei, with fully signed kiri-box and yellow cloth in unusually good calligraphy. From around the 1970's. H 27 cm, D 12.5 cm. Condition: Perfect.
Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1970 item #1354127 (stock #0560)
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The world with no countries and no borders.
Spherical moulded object, when taking a lid out.
Also, enjoyable as a container for confections or small items.
Showa period in mid 20th century.
The condition is as seen, and a fragment like lid don't fit body perfectly.

approx. Height 38cm (14.96in), Width 32cm (12.59in), Girth 94cm (37.00in)

selected by Jinta

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