Rare Japanese book, Tosa Mitsunori, Compiled and Published by Shozaburo Watanabe, Ginza, Tokyo, 1933. Number 168 in a limited edition of 300 copies. Stitch bound paper cover, 32 pages with 9 plates (5 folding), original, complete, and in very good condition. Measures 10.5 x 7.5.
Japanese Edo period lacquered wood warm water pitcher circa 1860 in original estate condition. Beautifully painted foliate designs in gold leaf on soft black ground. Some minor wear and one small surface line crack. Measures 7.5 inches high and 12 inches long.
19th century Japanese silk scroll painting c1870. Delicately rendered painting depicts a "cracked ice" vase of pink peonies with blue and green leaves on a gray gnarled root stand with narcissus and fungi at the base. There is a calligraphy poem and stamp on the lower right. The scroll is traditionally bordered in panels of dark gold silk brocades. No flaws or fading, excellent condition. The image measures 13" wide by 40" long; the giltwood frame measures 19" wide by 73.75" long.
Japanese Meiji period Kyoto Satsuma porcelain pedestal dish or compote. Hand painted decoration centers on a falcon perched amidst peonies, chrysanthemums, and bamboo, all richly accented in pure gold. Measures 8.75 inches across and 5.25 inches high. Perfect condition. If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at TheBestAntiquesPriceGuide.com. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.
A dictionary of Japanese Artists Lawrence P Roberts 1986.