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Japanese : Paintings : Screens : Pre 1920 item #1424743
Zentner Collection
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A pair of original Japanese full six panel byobu screens. Beautifully handpainted with sumi pigments on stunning silver leaf background. Depicting a naturalistic scene, including rolling hills, trees, and bay water expanse.
Byōbu (屏風, "wind wall") are Japanese folding screens made from several joined panels. May be used to separate interiors and enclose private spaces, creating a among other uses. May easily be mounted on the wall for a modern home today...
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Pre 1950 item #1424726 (stock #1501)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
Sold, thank you!
I have seen a lot of work over the last quarter century by Kawai Kanjiro, and among it all, this is an absolute stunner. 'Museum quality' as a quote gets thrown around a lot, but I do not use it lightly. The form, the clarity of the white, the crispness of the lines of color and his obvious deft touch. It ranks among the top ten percent I have seen by this important artist without a doubt...
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Scenic : Pre 1960 item #1424721
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
Oversized Japanese sosaku hanga woodblock print by Fumio Kitaoka (1918-2007) depicting a fishing village. The bottom margin contains in pencil the title of the print (in kanji), artist’s proof (in French), the date 1959, and the artist's signature. Paper: 17 3/4" x 24 7/8" (image: 14 1/8" x 21 3/8"). Full margins. Very good overall condition. The print is slightly faded and there are a few tiny foxing spots...
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Historical : Pre 1900 item #1424717
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
Japanese Meiji period woodblock print triptych titled “Famous Places in Tokyo: Ueno Park” by Hiroshige III (1843-1894) dated 1876. This historically significant "enlightenment" print illustrates the influence of the west both on the architecture and on the western style attire of the visitors to the park. Cherry blossoms are in bloom and Mt. Fuji is in the background. Overall size: 13 3/4" x 28.” Very good overall condition and color...
Japanese : Furniture : Tansu : Pre 1920 item #1424716
Zentner Collection
A rare antique Japanese optometrist roll top tansu complete with lenses and glasses. Original navy corduroy covered pull-out shelf with two side by side storage drawers. The display case of lenses double as a removable tray for portable transport from room to room or place to place. Made of Tochinoki (Horse Chestnut) and Kirinoki (Paulownia) woods...
Japanese : Carvings : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1424715
Zentner Collection
Unique handworn / polished natural burl wood brush rest in the shape of a mink okimono. The low long shape makes for an ideal brush rest for an calligrapher...
Japanese : Furniture : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #1424714
Zentner Collection
A low Japanese Negoro incense table with many layers of black, red, and translucent lacquer pigment. Naturally worn finish consistent with age an use. European style hand carved leg and foot. Original hardware of hand forged iron. Traditionally used as a low stand to raise up an incensor.

Edo Period 18th Century

13 1/2" long X 11" wide X 6 3/4" high
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1940 item #1424700 (stock #Ohara241)
Era Woodblock Prints
Ohara Koson
Wading Egret With Reeds
Size: Shikishiban. Approximately 11.25 x 10.5 inches.
Date: 1930s.
Koson signature and seal at lower right.
Publisher: Daikokuya (Matsuki Heikichi). This edition published by Kawaguchi.
Reference: AK14.15 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
"Made in Japan" and "No. 25" stamped on verso.
Condition: Excellent with faint dot of foxing on bird's back...
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Historical : Pre 1900 item #1424680
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
Japanese Edo period woodblock print triptych titled "Prospering Pines at South Port" depicting Mitsuuji holding a fan and dressed in a summer kimono covered in Genji incense signs seated on a balcony overlooking pines at Edo harbor. He is accompanied by several beauties. This triptych, published by Fujiokaya Keijiro in 1864, was a collaborative effort of Kunisada (Toyokuni III) and Hiroshige II (Shigenobu)...
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1950 item #1424667 (stock #Hasui468)
Era Woodblock Prints
Kawase Hasui
Kyonghwe Pavilion, Kyongsong
Series: Eight Views of Korea
Date: 1939. This edition 1943-45.
Size: Dai-oban. Approximately 16.75 x 11.75 inches.
Hasui signature and seal lower left.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo. G seal at right margin. Used 1942-45.
Printer: Ono Gintaro. Seal in right margin. Used 1943-1947...
Japanese : Other Prints : Contemporary item #1424644
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
Contemporary Japanese limited edition etching titled “Jalousie” by Ryoko Hirone depicting a nearly empty seat on a bus with cropped figures at the side of the frame and an abandoned umbrella. A crowded street is visible through the window next to a British Airways advertisement. Pencil-signed, titled, and numbered 10/30 in the lower margin. The original purchase price of $175 is at the bottom margin corner. Paper size 25 1/2" x 18 3/8" (plate: 19" x 15 1/4"). Very good overall condition. ...
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Scenic : Pre 1990 item #1424608
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
Large limited-edition Japanese woodblock print by Joshua Rome (b. 1953) titled “Amawaku no Harusame” dated 4/15/1981. The bottom margin is titled, dated, numbered 70/100 and signed in pencil. The artist's red seal is beside the signature. At the bottom margin edge in pencil is "Spring Rain," the artist's name in English, and the original purchase price of $225. Paper: 18 3/8" x 25" (image: 15 3/4” x 21 5/8"). Very good overall condition. There is some minor soiling and wrinkling in th...
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Historical : Pre 1900 item #1424605
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
Historically significant Japanese Meiji period woodblock print triptych by Kojima Shogetsu (active circa 1870-1904) illustrating the Emperor and Empress in the imperial carriage on the afternoon of February 11, 1889. The carriage and accompanying procession had just crossed the Niju Bridge and was heading to the parade grounds to celebrate Japan's new Constitution. This was the first time in Japan's history that the Emperor and Empress were seen riding together in the same coach. The full tri...
Japanese : Ceramics : Porcelain : Contemporary item #1424584 (stock #1500)
Modern Japanese Ceramics
sold, with thanks!
Pristine white clay splashed with rivulets of emerald Seihakuji glaze by Tokuda Junko (Yasokichi IV) enclosed in the original signed wooden box titled Kutani Seiji Hanaire. More commonly we see the pieces made in the vein of her father’s style, and I am proud to be able to offer this piece which is both feminine and quite unique to her. It is 11 cm (4-1/4 inches) diameter, 27 cm (10-1/2 inches) tall and in excellent condition.
Tokuda Junko (Yasokichi IV) was born the first child of fut...
Japanese : Ceramics : Pre 1910 item #1424578
Treasures of Old Times
Antique Raku Ware Tea Bowl Chawan with Red Glaze used for Japanese Tea Ceremony Meiji period (1868-1912) Raku pottery is traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremony since as early as the 16th century. Size Diameter 11cm Height 7cm Total Weight 240g Condition Overall good, no cracks. Minor chip can be seen on the fourth photo near the edge.
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Pre 1990 item #1424577
Treasures of Old Times
Isezaki Mitsuru (1934-2011) Bizen Pottery Hidasuki Flower Vase with Signed Box Isezaki Mitsuru was born in 1934 in the well-known family of Bizen potters. His younger brother Isezaki Jun (b.1936) is the Living National Treasure since 2004. Mr. Isezaki holds the Intangible Cultural Property title since 1998. Bizen ware was originally produced in Imbe village of Bizen province since Kamakura period of 14th century. Size Width 22cm Diameter 13cm Condition Good, no chips, no cracks....
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Scenic : Pre 1980 item #1424571
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
Oversized limited edition Japanese woodblock print by Shimoyama Tsutomu (b. 1945) depicting boats in water viewed from above traditional rooftops. The print is pencil-signed, titled in Japanese kanji, dated '77 and numbered 4/50 in the bottom margin. Paper size: 15 5/8" x 21 3/8" (image: 14 1/4" x 19 5/8"). Very good overall condition. There is some minor paper wrinkling in the margins and the back is faintly browned. A brief biography of Shimoyama can be found on page 136 of Helen Merritt's...
Japanese : Other Prints : Pre 1970 item #1424544
Petrie-Rogers Gallery
Japanese limited edition color etching and aquatint titled "Paris" by Kenji Ushiku (1922-?). Pencil-signed, titled, and numbered 63/150 in the bottom margin. Ushiku was particularly active in the 1960s and 1970s. There is a pencil notation of "4-80-45" at the bottom edge which could perhaps imply a date of April 1980. Paper size: 15 1/2" x 22." Very good overall condition. Printed on heavy rag paper with large margins. Never framed.
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