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Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Contemporary item #1058751 (stock #416)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
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The glaze on this sculpted form by The Bear of Echizen Kumano Kuroemon (also Kurouemon) is covered in the most fantastic crustations of glaze. Thick white over scarred red over shatterd black on an unconventional shape the artist has titled marukawara (round tile). It has Tomo everything, Artists history, wrapping cloth, with his ubiquitous calligraphy all over the signed box. The piece is 29 x 17 x 8 cm (11-1/2 x 6-1/2 x 3 inches) and is in perfect condition...
Japanese : Paintings : Scrolls : Pre 1900 item #1058061 (stock #ALR2886)
The Kura
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A dry ink on paper image of mushrooms growing up along a garden stone dated 1874 by Tani Nyoi (1822-1905). The scene is signed Nyoisanjin, and dated the second month of 1874 hemmed in by origami cranes on cream satin in a field of rough pale green silk and features dark rosewood rollers. The style is very much in the literati tradition predominant during the early Meiji. The dry vigorous strokes evoke a sense of fleeting solidity, as if wind were about to blow the light paper away...
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Pre 2000 item #1057858 (stock #410)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
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Enigmatic lines score the martian landscape of this large slab platter by innovative Japanese artist Teramoto Mamoru enclosed in the original signed wooden box. The slab measures 53.5 x 16.5 x 5 cm (21 x 6-1/2 x 2 inches) and is in perfect condition. The box itself is a testament toteh value placed on it by the artist, double the thickness of a usual box and of a fine grade of kiri. The moonscape style is haunting, and Mamoru is a must for any modern Japanese ceramic collection...
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Actor : Pre 1900 item #1057325
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
Japanese Meiji Period woodblock print from the series "The Calendar of Events in Edo Theater" by Adachi Ginko (1874-1897) dated in the left margin Meiji 30 (1897) 1st month 11th day. The series depicts various scenes and events surrounding kabuki theater. This image depicts several actors and musicians on stage. One actor, holding a fan above his head, dances in bare feet. The red fish peering from behind his back suggests he might be a fisherman...
Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1057015
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This is Japanese meiji(1868-1912) thick indigo dye cotton asamai-shibori susoyoke at the Meiji era. Cotton is a little thick. About the maple, it is a butterfly and a motif with very good history. It is very beautiful indigo dye asamai-shibori textile. There is no stain. There is no damage. It is very good. size:124cm x 76cm (48.8" x 29.9")
Japanese : Enamel : Cloisonne : Pre 1920 item #1056365
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
8 3/8" high Japanese treebark vase decorated on the front with a landscape motif. Tree-bark (Jitaisome Jippo) is a form of ceramic cloisonne in which the colors are done using lacquer rather than enamel. Using lacquer to cover the porcelain jar to resemble treebark, the wires are set into the lacquer to form the designs and the cells are filled with lacquer and polished. This lacquer is not fired. Dates from the Taisho to early Showa period...
Japanese : Sculpture : Other : Pre 1800 item #1056244 (stock #384)
Antique Stones Japan
Standing Jizo Bosatsu with hands in the gassho adoration mudra, figurally sculpted from a relatively lightweight sedimentary stone composed largely of volcanic ash. Dated to the 12th year of the Kyoho Era (1727), mid-Edo Period. Old loss, most notably around the base; traces of original polychrome; lichen accumulation.

Height: 37 cm
Packaged weight: 11 kg.

A charmingly expressive example of Japanese folk sculpture, with good age.

Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1055431 (stock #383)
Antique Stones Japan
Standing 11-Headed Kannon Bosatsu sculpted from wood and finished in lacquer and gilt, the eyes of inset crystal. Edo Period ca. 1800. Old loss and repairs.

Overall height, including rock-form plinth: 77.0 cm
Height of figure only: 51.0 cm
Width of plinth: 30.5 cm
Depth of plinth: 22.0 cm

Japanese : Carvings : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1055227 (stock #382)
Antique Stones Japan
Woodblock-printed compendium of decorative motifs and sculptural models traditionally employed in Japanese temple/shrine architecture, complete in two volumes. Edo Period ca. 1850. Rubbing to the covers of both volumes and slight discoloration of the interior pages...
Japanese : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1055193
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A good sized Imari porcelain bowl. Blue underglaze cobalt and Red, green, aubergine and gold overglaze enamel decoration. Good decorative impact. A "crows foot" crack inside the foot is stable and barely at all visible inside the bowl. Minor enamel losses. Diameter, 10 1/8 in. Height 3 3/4 in.
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1700 item #1055116 (stock #381)
Antique Stones Japan
Ebisu seated on a rock-form dais with a sea bream tucked under the left arm, the entirety sculpted from a single block of wood. Edo Period ca. 1700. Fire damage to the entire surface, old loss, and a repair.

Height, including rock-form dais: 15.3 cm
Width of dais: 10.8 cm
Depth of dais: 8.4 cm.

A strongly sculpted piece, the original polychrome transformed into a roughly textured mottled-black coat, apparently the result of a close-raging fire...

Japanese : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1055047 (stock #TCR2868)
The Kura
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Variously colored momiji leaves in enamel blow past the under-glazed cobalt lattice of manjirushi on this large bowl by Takahashi Dohachi dating from the first half of the 20th century. The bowl is 21 cm (8-1/2 inches) diameter, 9.5 cm (4 inches) tall and in perfect condition, enclosed in a fine custom made kiri-wood box...
Japanese : Sculpture : Other : Pre 1800 item #1054824 (stock #380)
Antique Stones Japan
Stone depiction of a seated Shaka Buddha. Edo Period ca. 1750. Minor old loss.

Height: 22.1 cm
Width of base: 11.3 cm
Depth of base: 10.0 cm.

Edo-Period stone depictions of the various Buddha manifestations, i.e., Amida, Dai-Nichi, Yakushi, and Shaka (derived from the Sanskrit Sakyamuni), are relatively uncommon.

A notably charming, small-scale Shaka stone.

Japanese : Paintings : Scrolls : Pre 1980 item #1054544 (stock #ALR2866)
The Kura
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A published set of 10 Zen Scrolls by Jikihara Gyokusei and Shibayama Zenkei showing the 10 stages of enlightenment through the parable of the bull and the ox-herd. Ink on paper in blue silk border with wood rollers. Each scroll measures 44 x 188.5 cm and all are in fine condition but for a few tiny holes in the top of one border (see close-up). The scrolls were photographed in the order taken from the box, and are not necessarily in the correct order in the composite photos...
Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1054106
Zentner Collection
Japanese extremely long banner, 66 feet long by 27 inches wide, red and white resist dyed cotton with black ink calligraphy, original red and white striped rope, Showa Period.
Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1053911
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This is indigo dye sashiko noragi naga-hanten of Aomori Prefecture of the Meiji era(1868-1912). cotton seems to be hand spun and woven. All sashiko was stitched by the hand. It is very beautiful. There is neither stain nor damage. I recommend it for your collection. size:108cm x 118cm (42.5" x 46.5")
Japanese : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1053736
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This later, stoutly potted porcelain hexagonal Ao-Kutani censer may be Meiji or as late as Taisho era. But the six biscuit panels with relief depictions of sages are noteworthy each with an associated animal from Chinese lore. Green yellow and red enameled decoration of blossoms and clouds. The cover with Shishi also in blue and aubergine (cover only fits one way.) Rims with chocolate brown glaze...
Japanese : Pre 1970 item #1053540
Asian Art By Kyoko
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A set of yoroi and kabuto for Boy's Day in Japan. The condition is almost new except the color (salmon pink) of strings is not so reddish (dull, faded color). There is a straight crack along the wood grain on the lid - did not show up well in the last photo. Total height is 30 1/2". The dimensions of wood box are 16 1/2" wide x 13" long x 12 3/4" high.
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