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A set of five porcelain tea cups by Mizukoshi Yosanbei decorated in blue and white sometsuke and bearing the artists signature inside the footring. Each is 6 cm diameter, 4 cm tall. 4 cups are in excellent condition, the fifth has a silver repair and two cracks secured with silver staples. They come enclosed in an amazing compartmentalized period wooden box.
Mizukoshi Yosobei (also Yozobei, Yosanpei, died 1845) was a potter in Kyoto in the late Edo period. His father, Sugiura Nizo, was...
Butterflies drift over autumn flowers on this Ryoro brazier by Mizukoshi Yosanbei enclosed in a period wooden box endorsed later by Iemoto Watanabe Sokei of the Shogetsu Ryu School of Tea preparation. The pale Kyo-yaki glaze has been sprayed with silver (fuki-e style) over which the insects and flora have been depicted in enamel colors. It is 26 cm (10-1/4 inches) tall, 13.5 cm (5-1/4 inches) diameter. It comes with a removable bisk fired liner in perfect condition. There are minor nicks aro...
An antique Japanese 2 section tall Gifu Choba Tansu (merchant chest) made of Hinoki (Cypress) and Sugi (Cryptomeria) woods. All original hand forged iron and bronze hardware including the Hirute style handles. It features 2 pairs of large sliding doors and a lift-out door behind which were kept store records and books. 12 exterior drawers were used for storage and organizing. A small pair of sliding doors near the bottom hides two small drawers where valuables were kept.
Age: Meiji P...
A vintage mid century 2 section Kamo Isho Tansu made entirely of Kiri (Paulownia) wood. All original bronze hardware including the central Peony flower lock plates on the doors and the arabesque back plates to the drawer handles. Constructed using dovetail joinery and hardened wooden nails. Behind the hinged doors of the upper section is housed 6 full width Kimono trays and two Obi trays with 3 small drawers for fashion accessories like Tabi, Kami-kazari and Himo. The lower section has 3 lar...
An exceptionally decorative, hira-chawan a type of flattish tea bowl on a small, raised foot. White porcelain decorated with a naturalistic leaf in underglaze shades of blue, slightly recessed. Part of the underside near the foot left in raw biscuit. Signed by the Kyoto artist: Kato Iwao. H 5.3 cm, Diam. 16.5 cm. Condition: Perfect. Kato Iwao (b.1930-1987) is a well known Kyoto porcelain master, who studied with his father and later apprenticed with Kusube Yaichi until 1953 when he entered...
Pair of six leaves screens with decoration of horse-races on golden relief paper. The decoration offers a multitude of characters combining all the social classes gathering in the sanctuary of Kamo to Kyoto, to attend the taking place horse-race the fifth day of the fifth month : the Kamo Kurabe-Uma (加茂競馬). This race count twenty riders in costume of Heian period split in two teams. She begins on the cherry trees side symbolizing the spring, and finish on the maple trees ...
Child Jesus as a Good Shepherd ivory statuette on a pedestal. He is naked her head is rounded and his face is gently leaned. His hairs are sculpted in fine strand of hair shaping curls. His almond eyes and his fixed look suggest a mystic and pensive attitude. The Christ child is seated, he is in a deeply meditation. In accordance with the classic representation of Salvator Mundi (“Savior of the World”) he holds a globe in his hands and lean on his visage his other hand, index finger a...
Era Woodblock Prints
Mount Fuji With Sailboat
Size: Koban. Approximately 7.75 x 5.125 inches.
Publisher: Watanabe Shozaburo.
Artist's oval seal at lower left.
Reference: Hotei #Hp-1.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent. Pencil note on back.
Mastromauro Japanese art
A Japanese ivory netsuke of a mother nursing the baby with a pumpkin between her legs and holding a fan. Finely engraved details, images next to the signature engraved on the red lacquer seal. Meiji late 19th century Sizes: 3,6 x 3,9 x 3 cm. Condition report: Good condition
Mastromauro Japanese art
A Japanese red lacquer sake bowl depicting aquatic floral motifs with a carp. Meiji period late 19th century Sizes: 3 x 8 x 8 cm. Condition report: Good condition
A well carved bamboo brush pot with beautiful patina. The main side showing figures in a garden setting, the backside with two animal cartouches and a poem in Chinese characters, as well delicately engraved in French and romanized Chinese. Condition: the base reinforced with leather, some tears and cracks and tiny losses, rim with flee bites. Dimension: height: c. 15.5, diameter: 11.1 cm.
Date: Tang Dynasty.
Height without stand: 10cm.
Height with stand: 15cm.
Condition: Only minute defect on the tip of the nose, being professionally restored and is not easily found.
Helen M Edwards
Height: 7.5 cm (3 in)
Width: 7.5 cm (3 in)
Depth: 6.5 cm (2.7 in)
Excellent example of an Edo Period gosu blue Satsuma figure depicting Hotei holding his fan; finely detailed gilt and polychrome enamel scroll work and florals; gilt signature on a clear panel to the reverse; good condition
Two asa (hemp) cloth used for steaming. Both warp weft are hand-plied. All hand-sewn and in excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 46cm x 50cm
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Rare hat made of rice straw and indigo dye cotton cloth which is hand-spun. It was worn by a hunter or a worker in the mountain. From Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku. Generally in good condition. The first half of the 20th century. L:52cm (indigo cloth 42cm ), W:32cm
Wood Sumikiri-bon with red urushi. Summikiri means a tray whose four corners are cut. Four sides have painted in Negoro style which has partly black urushi. Used and some scratches and chips in both sides . Late 19th to early 20th century. 36.5cm x 36.5cm x 3.5cm
Antique Chinese unusual double-gourd monochrome porcelain vase. The body with circular reserves in the center of either side of the vase. On one side is a highly raised and detailed scene of noblemen and a horse with a carriage and attendants. In the background is a pavilion roof and mountains. On the other side, a maiden sits in a garden beneath the moon with two attendants. All the genre scenes are painted with exquisite detail in gold and the negative space (like the rest of the vase) i...
Ancient Chinese jade figure of a kneeling anthropomorphic creature. Angular face with large, almond-shaped eyes and two dragon-like curling ear/horns. The body of the figure appears human with hands resting on bent knees and feet tucked under. Carved of pale green jade with orange rind and striations. The back is pierced for a chord to suspend or sew to clothing. Considered precious, carvings like this one were passed down through generations before finally being buried with the owner. <...