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Fine Art Estate Auction Saturday December 13th at Noon

 

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1

Attendants (pair)

A pair of carved wood sculpture with remaining gold finish and small glass inlay, both 19 ¾” tall, 19 ½” deep, 14 ½” wide, unidentified old auction tag underneath, both with natural stress cracks, otherwise in apparently generally good aged condition. (2)  $800/1200

 

 

 

2

Norio Azuma (1928-2004) Japanese

HAMLET, color woodblock, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 500, image 10 x 12 ½”, full margins, framed with glass, in apparently good condition.  $100/300

 

 

 

3

Ikabana Baskets (three)

Three woven Japanese Ikabana baskets, one with bamboo insert and single handle, 19” tall with a few breaks; one with single handle and hanging raft stand, overall 14” tall; one with single handle 14 ¼” tall, all in generally good used condition. (3)  $200/400

 

 

 

4

Ikabana Baskets (three)

Two woven Japanese Ikabana baskets and a coal basket, one 13 ¼” tall with gradation from 4 ½ to 11”; one flanked with handles, 6 ¼” tall; Coal basket with lining retaining soot and coal, 10” tall, 8” diameter with a few breaks in handle, otherwise all in generally good used condition. (3)  $200/400

 

 

 

5

Antique Buddha Book

LIFE OF BUDDHA, painted silk sectional book, threaded with silk and with carved, painted and gilded wood boarders, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $400/600

 

 

 

6

Bronze Dragon Censor

Elaborate bronze censor with winding dragon, 25 ¾” tall, in good used condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

7

Bronze Dragon Urns (two)

Two large bronze urns, each 13 ½” tall, in generally good used condition. (2)  $300/600

 

 

 

8

Bronze Figures (two)

SEATED WARRIOR ON ANIMAL, cast bronze with golden brown patina, character marks on top of animal and bottom of figure, 8 ½” tall, figurine and ax removable; Together with DOG WITH GOLD COLLAR, cast bronze with golden brown patina, 6” tall; some minor wear and small nicks and scratches otherwise both in apparently good condition. (2)  $200/400

 

 

 

9

Bronze Mirrors (five)

Five metal mirrors from 13 ½” to 8 ¾” long, four with crane and tree design, smallest with bird and flower design, larger four probably Edo period, smaller fifth one probably more modern and may be lacking a glass attachment, all tarnished, otherwise in apparently generally good antique condition. (5)  $200/400

 

 

 

10

Bronze Scepter & Gold Buddha (two)

7” bronze scepter and a 3” gold metal Buddha, both in shadow box frames, both in apparently good antique condition. (2)  $300/600

 

 

 

11

Bronze Urn

Large bronze urn with birds, foo dogs and sage, 25” tall, flanked with ring handles, one of the legs with slight movement, otherwise in good used condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

12

Seated Buddha Portable Shrine

A lacquer travel shrine, bowed double doors open to reveal a seated Buddha, 9 ½ tall, opens to 8 ½” wide, in used condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

13

Seated Buddha Shrine or Altar pieces (three)

One metal and two bronze and statues, 4 ½” to 5 ½” tall, in apparently generally good aged condition. (3)  $100/300

 

 

 

14

Shrine or Altar pieces (six)

Two seated and two standing figures, all carved wood, some with paint or paint and gilt remnants; Together with two clay figures; sizes from 10” to 2 ¼” tall, all in used aged condition. (6)  $100/300

 

 

 

15

Standing Buddha

A bronze with pealing gold finish, 23 ¼” tall, hat tip reattached otherwise in apparently generally good aged condition. $200/400

 

 

 

16

Standing Buddha Shrine or Altar piece

Carved wood with partial gilding, 15 ¼” tall, assembles from three attaching pieces, lacking hands and losses overall, otherwise in apparently generally good aged condition.  $100/300

 

 

 

17

Standing Buddha Shrine or Altar pieces (three)

Three carved wood figures, two with partial gilding, 6 ¼” to 8 ½” tall, all in aged used condition. (3)  $100/300

 

 

 

18

Standing Buddha

A polychrome carved wood sculpture with worn gilt and color glass inlay, 35 ½” tall resting on 1 ½” black wood base, with over all wear, otherwise in apparently generally good condition.  $300/500

 

 

 

19

Ancient Chinese Ceramics (two)

Two ancient partially painted bowls, 7” diameter & 5” diameters, purportedly to be thousands of years old from Southern China, both in apparently generally good aged condition. (2)  $400/800

 

 

 

20

Ancient Chinese Ceramic

A cocoon vase with oblong body, 12 x 7 ½ x 9”, with much remaining paint and incised linear design present, everted rim and short foot, loss at foot, some chips, otherwise in apparently generally good aged condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

21

Ming Chinese Ceramics (two)

Pair of standing figures with cork heads wearing green robes, both with character stamps underneath and stickers noting Ming (1520-1556), sizes 10 ¾” & 10 ¼” tall, both in apparently generally good aged condition. (2)  $500/1000

 

 

 

22

Ming Chinese Ceramics (two)

Pair of figures on horseback with cork heads and green robes, both with stickers underneath noting Ming (1360-1400), each 11 ½ tall, one with broken and re-attached legs, otherwise both in apparently generally good aged condition. (2)  $500/1000

 

 

 

23

Ming Chinese Ceramics (four)

Group of four standing figures, two male and two female, all with green robes, purported to be Ming Dynasty (1420-1480), sizes 6 ¾” to 5 ½” tall, all in apparently generally good aged condition. (4)  $500/1000

 

 

 

24

Ming & Han Chinese Ceramics (three)

Pig mother with black glaze and three piglets underneath, purported early Ming Dynasty (1400-1420), size 10” long; Together with Dog with brown and yellow glaze, sticker underneath reading Ming (1426-1435), size 5” tall; Together with Rooster, purportedly Han Dynasty (206 BC - 220 AD), size 4 ¼” tall, all in apparently generally good aged condition. (3)  $500/1000

 

 

 

25

Ming Chinese Ceramic

Antique blue & white porcelain bowl, probably Ming Dynasty, size 2” tall, 4” diameter at rim, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

26

Old Chinese Ceramics (two)

A pair of 19th century lidded jars with dragon and cloud design, both with inscription underneath, each 5 ¾” tall, both in apparently generally good aged condition. (2)  $200/400

 

 

 

27

Tang Chinese Ceramics (two)

Two standing female figures, purported Tang Dynasty (618-906), sizes 10” & 7 ¼” tall, the larger has repair and is in need of repair, both in apparently generally good aged condition. (2)  $500/1000

 

 

 

28

Chinese Ceramics (six)

A dragon design 7” server and 8 ½” tray; Four Blanco Chine figurines from 3 ½” to 2 ½” in height; Together with a leather covered Chinese wood box 4 x 9 x 5 ½”, all in apparently generally good used condition. (6)  $100/300

 

 

 

29

Chinese Ceramic

A robed man with tall hat with removable cork style head, 18” tall, small surface chips, otherwise in apparently good condition.  $100/300

 

 

 

30

Blue & White Imari (eighteen)

A collection of eighteen bowls, dishes and plates and an accessory box, from 12” to 6” diameter, Meiji to Showa periods, overall in generally good used condition. (18)  $200/600

 

 

 

31

Early Imari (four)

A set of four concentric bowls, from 10” to 6” diameter, all in good used condition. (4)  $200/400

 

 

 

32

Imari Sake Cask

Porcelain with paint and gilt design with brass spigot and cork head, 20th Century for the European market, 15 ¼” tall, stress crack around base, soiling, otherwise in apparently generally good aged condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

33

Early Imari (two)

Two plates, 10” dish & 8” scallop dish, both in generally good used condition. (2)  $200/300

 

 

 

34

Early Imari (four)

A 12” charger, a pair of 6” bowls, a 6” four-sided dish (probably Meiji period), all in generally good used condition. (4)  $200/400

 

 

 

35

Imari (three)

Three bowls, a 10”, an 8 ½”, and 9 ½” with a few rim chips and unidentified hallmark underneath, otherwise all in generally good used condition. (3)  $200/400

 

 

 

36

Imari (four)

The set of four 6 ½” scalloped bowls, all with hallmarks underneath, all in generally good used condition. (4)  $100/200

 

 

 

37

Old Japanese Ceramic (two)

An early 18th century ceramic cup, partially glazed, 4” diameter, a few small losses, comes with custom wooden box; antique ceramic vessel with white cap, comes with silk pouch and custom wood box, both in apparently good aged condition. (2)  $100/300

 

 

 

38

Old Japanese Ceramic

Summer porcelain tea bowl blue & white ware, inscribed underneath, 1 ¾” tall, 5 3/8” wide at mouth, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

39

Satsuma & Imari (three)

A 6” Satsuma scallop bowl; A 7” footed Imari scallop bowl; A 7 ½” Imari bowl, all with inscriptions underneath, all in generally good used condition. (3)  $100/300

 

 

 

40

Various Ceramics (twenty-seven)

A collection of fifteen blue & white Imari cups including three sets of three, two sets of two, plus two singles, average size 2 ¼”, some with rim chips; Together with a blue & white egg cup, 3” tall; A 4” blue & white vase; A 1 ½” sake cup; Together with three matching 5” blue & white dishes; Together with three matching 6” green dishes; Together with two 4” butterfly dishes; Together with a 4 ½” blue & white dish, otherwise all in generally good used condition. (27)  $100/200

 

 

 

41

Various Ceramics (nine)

A red Kutani 8” vase, hallmarked; A 5” covered dish; An 8” bell vase; A small blue & white 3” vase; A gray & blue 3” vase; A 5” round bowl; Together with two blue & white footed trays, each 5 x 7” and hallmarked; A small 1 ¾” green incense holder; all in generally good used condition. (9)  $100/200

 

 

 

42

Various Ceramics (six)

Cloisonné style 8” diameter urn with brass footing; A Nogaharu Toyoki 7” Imari bowl, signed underneath; A Hira Ishida 6 ½” bowl, signed underneath, with small imperfection on interior; An Imari 8” oval dish, signed or inscribed underneath; An Imari 7” shallow bowl with bird and floral motif; An 8” antique glazed terra cotta with losses throughout; otherwise all in generally good used condition. (6)  $200/400

 

 

 

43

Vintage Black & Gold Porcelain

Japanese porcelain vase with gold over black mat body, Showa period, inscribed underneath, 12 ¼” tall, in good condition.  $100/300

 

 

 

44

Antique Chinese Spectacle Case

The metal case with green ray-skin cover and tassel with carved amber, 2 ¾ x 6 ¼ x ¾”, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $200/300

 

 

 

45

Contemporary Chinese watercolor

MOUNTAINS, Chinese ink on rice paper, character marks and signature lower right, sight 23 ¼ x 32 ½”, framed with glass, in apparently good studio condition.  $200/600

 

 

 

46

Imperial Chinese Case

An Imperial message dispatch case, purportedly from Chien Lung I 1735-1796 era, with string tassel, 18 ½” long, wear and cracks and some losses, otherwise in apparently generally good aged condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

47

Chinese Medicine Print (19th/ Century)

Apothecary poster for Dr. Chuck Sai of San Francisco, c.1898 printed in Hong Kong, sight 28 ½ x 21”, framed with glass, with folds and stains, otherwise in apparently good condition.  $400/600

 

 

 

48

Chinese Water Dropper

Old bronze with decorative pattern, inscribed underneath, 2 ½ x ½”, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

49

Chinese Ruyi Scepter

Carved white jade and rosewood Ruyi scepter, 17 ¾” long, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $400/600

 

 

 

50

Japanese Sword Tsuba

Bronze with gold highlight and inscription, 2 ½ x 2 ¼ x 1/8”, old tape residue on verso, in good aged condition. Provenance: Sotheby’s sale #5725, lot 734.  $200/400

 

 

 

51

Cloisonné (three)

A covered urn with butterfly and floral design, 5 ½” tall with removable lid; A 6” black ovoid vase with bird and floral design; A 6 ¼” Chinese gourd vase with floral green design, all probably Meiji period and in good aged condition. (3)  $200/400

 

 

 

52

Cloisonné Mantle Clock

Chinese bronze wind-up clock with painted cloisonné design, 7 ¾” tall, some wear, in apparently good working order and condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

53

Cloisonné Oil Lamp

A brass and cloisonné oil lamp, 2 ¾” long, some wear to top, otherwise in apparently generally good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

54

Cloisonné Pitcher & Plate (two)

A 6” pitcher with apron feet with elaborate butterfly and floral design and serpentine pattern handle; A 7 ¼” plate with elaborate butterfly and floral design, minor surface wear, otherwise in apparently good condition. (2)  $200/400

 

 

 

55

Cloisonné Tobako Set

A round 9” tray with a 3” cylindrical box and a 3 ¾” dish and a 2 ½” open-ended box, all with matching floral pattern, cylindrical box with blue interior and tray with blue underneath, all in apparently good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

56

Cloisonné Vase

Bird and dragon design, 14 ¾”, in apparently good antique condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

57

Cloisonné Vase

Ando Studio with intricate design and colors, 10”, hallmarked underneath, in apparently good antique condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

58

Cloisonné Vase (pair)

The pair both with bird dragon turtle & wave designs, 14 ¾”, in apparently good antique condition. (2)  $800/1200

 

 

 

59

Cloisonné Vase

Crane and floral design, 15 ½”, in apparently good antique condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

60

Cloisonné Vase

Bird and floral design, 15 ½”, in apparently good antique condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

61

Cloisonné Vase

Large cloisonné vase, 25” tall, with a small repair and hairline cracks and discoloration, otherwise in apparently generally good antique condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

62

Cloisonné Vase (two)

A pair of vases with black background and dragon and phoenix design, each 10” tall, both in apparently generally good antique condition. (2)  $200/400

 

 

 

63

Cloisonné Vase

Red background with birds and grape leaves and vines, 14 ¼” tall, in apparently good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

64

Cloisonné Vase (two)

A pair of vases with light blue background depicting water, herons, flowers and leaves, each 7 ¼”, stamped “Japanese cloisonné” underneath, Showa period, both in apparently good condition. (2)  $100/200

 

 

 

65

He Datian (b. 1949) Chinese

WHITE HORSE, 1990, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower left, 66 x 48”, minor fingerprints and smudges and some spotting on verso, otherwise in good studio condition. Datian began the “Horses” series to commemorate “The Year of the Horse” soon after he came to America in 1989. His equestrian art was selected by the U. S. Olympic Committee for 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games posters. His paintings have sold at auction for as high as $394,578.00  $10,000/15,000

 

 

 

66

Decorative Items Collection (thirteen)

A pair of black lacquer 1920’s advertising signs, carved and painted in gold, each 35 x 5 ½ x 1”; A kiri wood hibachi, 9 x 13” diameter; A lidded brown clay jar, 10” tall x 9” diameter; A folding wood scroll stand with gold floral decoration, set-up 13 x 18 x 10”; A brass overlay wood box, 4 ½ x 9 x 5”, lid and its side panel need to be re-attached; A small metal planter, in need of repair; A 4” brass bowl; A 4 ½” cloisonné dish; A carved wood sign, 15 x 10 x 1”; A wood box tray, in need of repair, 3 x 9 ½ x 6 ½”; A 5” metal tray; A bone-like carving in wooden box, all in apparently generally good used condition. (13)  $100/400

 

 

 

67

Antique Japanese Dolls (three)

KNEELING GENTLEMAN IN POSE; COURTIER FIGURE, each carved and painted wood with embroidered clothing, both with ornate carved gilded wood stands, soiling to fabric, some losses mainly to smaller figures’ face, overall height 16 ½” & 11 ½”, both in aged condition; Together with a hanging demon, painted carved wood figure with glass eyes, 24” long, small losses throughout, otherwise all in aged condition. (3)  $100/300

 

 

 

68

Flags of Japan (five)

RISING SUN, c.1900, a rare eight ray unclipped swallow tail Imperial Japanese flag, made by Ogawa at Yokohama Prefecture in Odawara City with lable, 103 x 184”, with some small tears and discoloration; RISING SUN, a sixteen ray Imperial Japanese flag, 64 x 95”, with some small holes and stains and discoloration; Japanese National Flag, 68 x 98”, stains and discoloration overall; Japanese National Flag, made and signed by Kaku at Aichi Prefecture in Chita City, 50 x 77 ½”, small stains and tears and holes; Japanese National silk flag, 30 x 39”, red color ran into white; all in otherwise apparently good used condition. (5)  $500/800

 

 

 

69

Fuchi Kashira (three sets)

Three fuchi and kashiras sets, one signed Yasuchika’, mid Edo period, in apparently good aged condition. Provenance: Sotheby’s sale #5725, lot 740. (3)  $600/1200

 

 

 

70

Fuchi Kashira (two sets)

Two fuchi and kashiras sets, one signed Yasuchika’, mid Edo period, in apparently good aged condition. Provenance: Sotheby’s sale #5725, lot 739. (2)  $400/800

 

 

 

71

Fuchi Kashira (five)

One fuchi and four kashiras, of which one was made into a pin and another into a pendant, all in apparently good aged condition. (5)  $200/400

 

 

 

72

Ogata Gekko (1859-1920) Japanese & Hiroshige book (two)

PIGEONS, c.1910, color woodblock print, signature and character stamps center right, published by Daikokuya, framed with glass, with possible mild discoloration, otherwise in apparently good condition; Ando Hiroshige 100 FAMOUS VIEWS OF EDO, 2007, Taschen, stitched bound book with portfolio case, full color plates, text in English, German and French, in like new condition. (2)  $100/200

 

 

 

73

Gunbai Uchiwa

An Edo period 21 ½” metal war fan with inscription and design, lacking a rivet to secure the top appendage, tarnishing and in aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

74

Edna Hibel (b. 1927) American (two)

ROYAL ASIAN CHILDREN, each, oil painting over color lithograph on canvas, 20 x 12”, both framed, both in good studio condition. (2)  $800/1200

 

 

 

75

Edna Hibel (b. 1927) American

ASIAN MOTHER & DAUGHTERS, oil painting and color lithograph on canvas board, signed lower right and inscribed “unique lithograph and oil” lower left, 34 x 23”, framed, in good studio condition.  $1000/2000

 

 

 

76

Edna Hibel (b. 1927) American

ASIAN MOTHER & DAUGHTERS, color lithograph, signed in pencil, from the numbered variation edition of 23, as part of the total edition of 305, image 34 ½ x 23 ½”, full margins, framed with glass, in apparently good condition.  $300/500

 

 

 

76 A

Edna Hibel (b. 1927) American

MOTHER & CHILD, porcelain plate with anodized, glaze and gold highlight, signed in ink lower right, from the Roman numeral edition AE 5 (edition 325), plate 15 x 11 x 1 ½”, in ornate frame, in apparently good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

77

Edna Hibel (b. 1927) American (two)

TAKARA; TARO-KUN, 1980, two Arte Ovale painted porcelain plates with gold highlight and artist’s signature in the design on white backgrounds, from the numbered editions 2000 in three variations, each 15 x 11 x 2”, both in good condition. (2)  $200/400

 

 

 

78

Edna Hibel (b. 1927) American (four)

MICHIKO; YASUKO; SAKURA; MR. OBAKA, Set of four 10” Rosenthal Group plates with hand-painting in lustre gold, all hallmarked and numbered edition 2000 on verso, all framed with glass, all in like-new condition.  (4)  $100/300

 

 

 

79

after Hiroshige, Koukan & Koho & others (six)

after Hiroshige, VIEWS OF THE TOKAIDO ROAD (two from later editions), color woodblock prints, both with character marks, sights 13 x 8 ¼”, both framed with glass; Together with Koukan, KYOGEN PLAYERS; Koho, THE RICE FARMER; Unknown, TEMPLE IN THE RAIN and THE BRIDGE, four color woodblock prints, with character stamps, images 13 ¾ x 8 ¼" & 8 ¼ x 13 ¾" and sight 10 ½ x 9 ¼"; all framed with glass, one Hiroshige with staining in margins from adhesive on verso, Koho with toning, one Koukan with a discoloration spot lower right, the last with soiling and discoloration and dimples, otherwise all in apparently good condition. (6)  $100/200

 

 

 

80

Inro

Black lacquer with gold and shell hiromaki-e crane and landscape design, with purple cord, 4” tall, with gold and nashiji interior, in apparently good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

81

Inro

Roiro (flat black) with gold hiromaki-e bird and leaf design, some wear, with purple cord, 3 ¾” tall, with black and gold interior, in apparently good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

82

Inro

Black lacquer with gold hiromaki-e boat design, signed Harumasa inside and Hiramoto Katano underneath, lacking cord, 3 ½” tall, nashiji interior, in apparently good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

83

Inro

Brown lacquer with hiromaki-e and takamaki-e design, three compartments, two with removable silver lined trays, with purple cord and with ojime (bead), in apparently good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

84

Tani Isara (20th Century) Thai

SEATED BEAUTY, tempera on linen, signed lower right, 9 ¾ x 7 ¾”, framed with glass, in apparently good condition. Provenance: Sugawongse Gallery, Bangkok.  $100/300

 

 

 

85

Apple

Elaborately carved with village scene on inside, 6 ¼” tall, 3 ¼” wide, 3” deep, additional 1” wood stand, with professional restoration to stem/ leaves, some small losses at the stem, otherwise in apparently good condition.    $200/400

 

 

 

86

Camel

An elaborately Chinese carving with some removable elements, 11 ½ x 12 x 7 ½”, some discoloration, lacking a tiny nose ornament, otherwise in apparently generally good aged condition.  $1000/2000

 

 

 

87

Dragon Censor

Elaborately carved lidded sensor with dragon pattern flanked with ring handles, signed underneath, 9” tall, 6 ½” wide, 4 ½” deep, with additional 2” hardwood stand, in apparently good condition.  $1000/2000

 

 

 

88

Foo Dogs

Elaborate carving with six foo dogs playing with twelve concentric balls, 12 ½” long, 6 ½” tall, with additional 1 ½” rosewood stand, 3” wide, surface soiling, otherwise in apparently good condition.  $1000/2000

 

 

 

89

Nude Beauty

Finely carved with painted black eyes, 8” tall with additional 1 ¼” wood stand, 2 small dings in stomach area, otherwise in apparently good condition.  $500/1000

 

 

 

90

Princess with Flower

Elaborately carved figure with painted black eyes, 10” tall, with 1 ½” wood stand, in apparently good condition.  $800/1200

 

 

 

91

Qing Dynasty (pair)

A pair of Chinese carved and inked figures, inscribed Qian Long Qing Dynasty underneath, 16 ½ & 16” tall, each with an additional 2 ½” wood base, both in apparently good condition.  $1000/2000

 

 

 

92

Woman with fan

Elaborately carved and inked antique lotus woman with frond fans, 3 ¾” tall, “1691” inscribed underneath, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

93

Old Jade Censor

A carved nephrite green jade covered censor with bird and blossom motif and, flanked by foo lions and loose double handled rings, 15 x 7 ½”, with additional 2” wood stand, probably 1920's, small chip on top bird, wingtip re-attached or cracked, small repair at flower on cover, otherwise in apparently good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

94

Old Nephrite Jade Bell

Carved jade burial bell, 4 ½ x 2 5/8”, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $500/800

 

 

 

95

Old Nephrite Jade Bell

Carved Chinese jade burial bell with front and back design, 6 ¾” tall, 3 ¾ to 5” tapered width, small loss at rim, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $500/800

 

 

 

96

Old Nephrite Jade Belt Hook

Carved Chinese red jade belt hook with pine boughs and bat motif, 2 ½ x 1 ¾”, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

97

Old Nephrite Jade Belt Hook

Carved Chinese jade Seated Buddha belt hook with inscription on back, 3” tall, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $300/500

 

 

 

98

Old Nephrite Jade Bi (five)

A carved jade burial Bi with dragon design, 5 3/8” tall, 7 7/8” including wood stand; A carved and incised white jade Bi, 2 ¼” diameter; A carved white jade Bi, 2 5/8 x 1 7/8”; A carved jade toggle with ginger design, 1 ½ x 2”; A carved red jade pendant, 2 ¼ x 1 ½”, all in apparently good aged condition. (5)  $500/800

 

 

 

99

Old Nephrite Jade Bat Bi

Carved and incised dark russet to ginger Chinese jade Bi disk with bat motif, 4” diameter, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

100

Old Nephrite Jade Water Buffalo

Carved celadon green Chinese jade water buffalo, 13 ½ x 6 x 5”, on wood stand, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $1000/2000

 

 

 

101

Old Nephrite Jade Cup

Carved jade libation cup with foo lion handle, 3 x 4 ¾” at highest and widest points, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $500/700

 

 

 

102

Old Nephrite Jade Dragon

Carved and incised Chinese dark green white red jade archaistic dragon, 3 x 3”, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $300/500

 

 

 

103

Old Nephrite Jade Dragon

Carved russet & white Chinese jade with dragon chasing tale motif, 2 ½ x 6 5/8”, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $400/600

 

 

 

104

Old Nephrite Jade Animal

Carved jade Chinese fantastic animal, 3 ½ x 8 x 6 ½”, with wood stand, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $1000/2000

 

 

 

105

Old Nephrite Jade Foo Dog

Carved jade foo dog, 4 x 11 x 7”, with wood stand, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $1000/2000

 

 

 

106

Old Nephrite Jade Carving

Carved and incised lavender and pale green Chinese jade, 3 ½ x 5 ¼”, with wood stand and box, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $400/600

 

 

 

107

Old Nephrite Jade Stand (two)

Celadon green Chinese jade stand with bird and pine branch motif, 2 1/8” diameter; Together with celadon green jade hair ornament, 2 ½” long, both in apparently generally good aged condition. (2)  $300/500

 

 

 

108

Old Nephrite Jade Vessel

Carved archaistic jade vessel with tripod lid with dragon pattern, 6 ¼” tall, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $400/600

 

 

 

109

Jadeite Belt Hook

Carved russet and white Chinese jadeite belt hook with traditional dragon motif, 3 x 1”, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

110

Jadeite Fish

Carved green Chinese jadeite fish, 5 x 5 ½ x 2”, on wood stand, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $400/600

 

 

 

111

Japanese prints (six)

PROCESSION ON THE RIVER, color woodblock print, character marks lower left, sight 14 x 9 ¼”, small loss lower right, wormhole upper center edge; THE SCRIBE, color woodblock print, character marks center left and upper right, sight 9 x 6 ½”; TWILIGHT ON THE BAY; TRAVELERS ON THE ROAD; COUPLE; WOMAN WITH SILK SCARF AND CHILD, four color prints, with character marks, sights 10 x 14 ¾” to 15 x 10”, all framed with glass, all in otherwise apparently good condition. (6)  $100/200

 

 

 

112

Japanese Woodblock Print

PROCESSION, color woodblock triptych, signed and stamped, overall 14 ¼ x 29”, Meiji period (1868-1912), framed with glass, some red color bled into the blue sky, some minor soiling and wear, with a vertical worn band in the center panel, otherwise in apparently good aged condition.  $100/300

 

 

 

113

Jewelry (three)

A button with intricate shell inlay; A clip stamped silver; A miniature lacquer box with gold and shell inlay with loss of character’s face; otherwise all in apparently good aged condition. (3)  $50/100

 

 

 

114

Chinese Jewelry

Chinese green Peking glass bead necklace with 14K yellow gold clasp, in special silk and velvet kimono bag, in generally good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

115

Chinese Jewelry

Carved Chinese lavender jade cabochon in 14K yellow gold setting ring, in good condition.  $500/600

 

 

 

116

Chinese Jewelry

Coral pendant in silver setting, coral cabochons from 3/8 x 1/8” to 5/8 x ½”, overall 2 ¼ x 2 ¼”, in generally good aged condition.  $400/600

 

 

 

117

Chinese Jewelry

Celadon jade ring with traditional motif of a dragon chasing tail, in 14K yellow gold setting, in good condition.  $400/600

 

 

 

118

Old Nephrite Jade Bangle & Rings & carved bangle (four)

Carved brown and white jade bangle, 2 5/8” diameter; A carved Chinese bangle, 2 ½” diameter; A brown and white jade archer ring with evidence of carved design, 1 ¼” wide outside edge, 7/8” diameter inside dimension; A grey and red jade burial archer ring with remnants of carved design, 1” diameter, all in apparently good aged condition. (4)  $400/600

 

 

 

119

Old Nephrite Jade Bangles (two)

Two carved jade burial bangles, one red jade and the other black jade, 2 ½” to 2 5/8” diameter, both in apparently generally good aged condition. (2)  $400/600

 

 

 

120

Old Nephrite Jade Bangles (two)

Two carved Chinese jade bangles, one deep green with hand-carving, 3 1/8” diameter, Together with a white with brown Chinese jade bangle, 3” diameter, in apparently generally good aged condition. (2)  $400/600

 

 

 

121

Old Nephrite Jade Prayer Beads

Carved white jade burial prayer beads, 5 ½” length and 1” incised white hardstone end bead, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $400/600

 

 

 

122

Old Nephrite Jade Pendant

Carved Chinese jade pendant with incised double-sided dragon, bird and lion motif, 3 ½ x 2”, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

123

Old Nephrite Jade Pendant

Carved pale red Chinese jade pendant with carving on front and back, 2 x 2”, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

124

Old Nephrite Jade Pendant

Carved and incised Chinese red jade pendant with double sided entwined dragon motif, 2 ¾ x 2”, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

125

Old Nephrite Jade Pendant

Carved and incised russet & pale green Chinese jade pendant with traditional motif, 1 ½ x 1 ¾”, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

126

Matsumi Kanemitsu (b. 1922) American

YAMA, 1985, color lithograph, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 6, sheet 42 ½ x 74”, archival mounted to discardable display, in apparently good condition.  $400/800

 

 

 

127

Kimono

Traditional embroidered silk marriage kimono with red cranes and gold and silver and bronze floral and red lining, approximately 77 x 50”, some small stains on the lapel, minor discoloration from storage, otherwise in apparently seldom used good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

128

Kimono

Embroidered silk kimono with turquoise with silver birds and pink and white flowers and red lining, approximately 77 x 50”, minor discoloration from storage, otherwise in apparently seldom used good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

129

Kimono

Traditional embroidered silk kimono with red and green cranes and red lining, approximately 77 x 50”, minor discoloration from storage, otherwise in apparently seldom used good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

130

Kimonos (three)

Three silk kimonos, the first off-white with embroidered silver cranes and silver lining, the second beige with embroidered cranes and off-white lining, the third white with red and white lining; each approximately 77 x 50”, all with some stains, minor discoloration from storage, otherwise all in good used condition. (3)  $200/400

 

 

 

131

Yukata (five)

Five robes, lengths from 56” to 65”, all in generally good used condition. (5)  $200/400

 

 

 

132

Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949) Japanese

THE INLAND SEA, 1940, color woodblock print, character stamps lower right and in left margin, sheet 15 ½ x 10 ½”, in good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

133

Korean Art Yi Dynasty

STILL LIFE WITH RABBIT AND VASE, stone and watercolor on Korean paper, sight 22 ½ x 13”, framed with glass, in apparently good antique condition.  $500/1000

 

 

 

134

Korean Art Yi Dynasty

STILL LIFE WITH TANSU, stone and watercolor on Korean paper, sight 26 ½ x 14 ½”, framed with glass, in apparently good antique condition.  $500/1000

 

 

 

135

Utagawa Kunisada aka Tokokuni III (3) (1786-1865) Kunimasa & Hirokage (five)

Kunisada, three color woodblock prints with traditional signatures in the cartouche, together with color woodblock prints of Kunimasa and Hirokage, average sheet 14 x 9”, some fading mostly to Hirokage, otherwise all in apparently generally good aged condition. (5)  $200/400

 

 

 

136

Seiji Kunishima (b. 1937) Japanese

UNTITLED, 1980, seven layer multi-piece aluminum sculpture in three parts with stone inside, each section signed underneath, one section signed dated and inscribed #178, overall 6 x 15 x 8”, some minor scuffs and scratches, otherwise in good studio condition. Provenance: Space Gallery, Los Angeles (lacking label).  $2000/4000

 

 

 

137

Seiji Kunishima (b. 1937) Japanese

UNTITLED, 1979, four layers white bronze sculpture with stone inside, signed dated and stamped #158 underneath, 3 ½ x 7 ½ x 7 ½”, some minor scuffs and scratches, otherwise in good studio condition. Provenance: Space Gallery, Los Angeles.  $1200/1800

 

 

 

138

Seiji Kunishima (b. 1937) Japanese

UNTITLED, 1989, mixed media and gold painting on paper, signed and dated lower right, 10 ½ x 34”, framed with glass, in good studio condition. Provenance: Provenance: Space Gallery, Los Angeles.  $500/1000

 

 

 

139

Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1899-1953) Japanese

TWO PEARS & STRAWBERRIES, 1936, lithograph, signed in pencil from the edition of 100, sight 9 ¼ x 12 ¼”, framed with glass, some discoloration in margins, otherwise in apparently good condition.  $500/1000

 

 

 

140

Lacquerware Bento (four)

A three tier Jubako bento (stacking food boxes) with takamaki-e bamboo pattern on roiro finish, Showa period, 8 ¾ x 9 x 8 ½”; Together with ink stone box with black lacquer and takamaki-e cricket design, Showa period, some chips and losses and separations at seams; Together with reddish brown tebako (accessory box) with blossoming trees and bird design, 3 x 5 x 3 ½”, some wear and cracking at seams; A footed Tebako lidded box with takamaki-e wave design with Roiro ground, black lacquer interior with gold and pearl birds, 4 ¼ x 7 ½ x 7 ½”, Showa period, otherwise all in apparently generally good condition. (4)  $200/400

 

 

 

141

Lacquerware Sage-Jubako

An elaborate picnic basket set, most likely Edo period, with takamaki-e floral and bird designs over nashiji background, one drawer, one tray (with shell inlay), four stacked boxes and lid, bottle tray (lacking vessels), overall 13 ¼ x 13 x 7 ½”, with brass handle on top, comes with a tansu with metal hardware for storage, some minor wear, small losses lower right side of caddy, otherwise in apparently very good aged condition.  $1000/2000

 

 

 

142

Lacquerware Sage-Jubako

19th Century Wakasa (youth) style picnic basket set, opens to four square boxes and one triangular box and five trays, closed 13 x 6 x 6”, with metal handle and clasp, in good used condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

143

Lacquerware Jubako

A five tier Jubako bento (stacking food boxes) with takamaki-e floral design, with vermillion red interior and gold trim, with two lids, Meiji period, 7 ½ x 9 ½ x 9 ½” & 10 ½ x 9 ½ x 9 ½”, some with some wear, minor cracking on lids, otherwise in apparently generally good aged condition.  $400/600

 

 

 

144

Lacquerware Jubako

Three tier Jubako with hiromaki and takamaki-e floral design, most likely Edo period, 7 ½ x 7 ½ x 5”, small finish loss on interior on middle box, otherwise in apparently good aged condition.  $400/600

 

 

 

145

Red Lacquerware Collection (thirteen)

Collection of red lacquerware items including a tea box tray, 9 ½ x 8 ¼ x 8 ¼”, some losses to finish mainly at rim; A tall serving tray 9 ½ x 14 ¼ x 14 ¼”; A low serving tray, 2 ¼ x 11 ¼ x 11 ¼” (warped); A round tebako, 4 ¼ x 10” diameter, slightly warped; A tea pot, 6 ½ x 11 x 6 ½”; Seven assorted bowls and spoon, average diameter 4 ½”, otherwise all in apparently generally good used condition. (13)  $100/200

 

 

 

146

Laos Wall Hanging

An 8 ft. hand-woven textile with wood crown holder, front side colors may be diminished, otherwise in apparently good condition.  $200/300

 

 

 

147

Lladro Porcelain

ASIAN CARRIAGE (1989 Lladro catalogue page 179), a large painted porcelain figural scene, with Lladro hallmark and inscription on original wood stand, with some minor professional restoration, otherwise in apparently good condition.  $1000/1500

 

 

 

148

Lu Hong (b. 1959) Chinese

DREAMING, color screeprint, signed pencil, artist’s proof aside from the numbered edition, image 27 ½ x 29”, full margins, framed, in apparently good condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

149

Antique Map

COREA (Korea) & JAPAN, 1815, hand-colored engraving, drawn and engraved for Thomas’ New General Atlas, sight 20 ½ x 25 ½”, framed with glass, some pale discoloration, otherwise in apparently good antique condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

150

Ralph Massey (b. 1938) Californian (two)

TOSHIKO, 1978, unique polyester resin with lacquer finish, signed and dated and inscribed 1/12 (this is the only one cast), 18 x 6 ¾ x 4 ½”, in good studio condition; Together with a Shunga woodblock, sight 6 x 4”, in Plexibox frame. (2)  $400/800

 

 

 

151

Ralph Massey (b. 1938) Californian

SHI SHI AT THE HUNTINGTON, 2002, watercolor and gouache on paper, signed and dated lower right, 17 ¼ x 22 ¼”, framed, in good studio condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

152

John McDermott (20th/ 21st Century) American

SOLAR ECLIPSE ANGKOR WAT ANGKOR SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA, 1995, gelatin silver print, signed in marker, from the numbered edition 40, image 15 ½ x 22 ½”, with certificate from artist, framed, in apparently good condition.  $400/600

 

 

 

153

Menukis (fourteen)

A collection of 14 assorted 19th century Japanese Menuki, either Edo or Meiji, some with gold highlights, all mixed metal sword fittings (Menuki were placed under the tsuka ito to help with the grip of the sword), all in apparently good aged condition. (14)  $200/400

 

 

 

154

Oscar Navarro (1921-1973) Philippines & another (two)

FARM SCENE, 1953, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower left, 16 x 20”, surface soiling, scrape upper center, a filled in area lower right, a few scattered scrapes; Together with Imade Budi, SCENES OF DAILY LIFE, 1970, gouache on paper, signed and dated lower left, image 16 ½ x 20 ¾”, both framed, later with glass (cracked upper right), otherwise both in apparently good condition. (2)  $200/400

 

 

 

155

Nepalese Shell

With ornate scrimshaw design, 8 ½” long, some wear, otherwise in apparently generally good aged condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

156

Netsuke

FOX PRIEST, carved wood, 1 ½”, in apparently good aged condition.  $500/1000

 

 

 

157

Netsuke

A CLUSTER OF SEALS, 2 ¼” tall, carved with large cord holes, probably Edo period, in apparently good aged condition.  $400/800

 

 

 

158

Netsuke

DRAGON, carved and inked, 1 ¾” wide, in apparently good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

159

Netsuke

FOO DOG ON ROCK, carved and inked, with moving tongue, probably Edo period, 1 ½” wide, in apparently good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

160

Netsuke

UNKNOWN DESIGN, carved and inked, 1 ½” length, in apparently good aged condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

161

Netsuke

BOX WITH FOO DOG, carved and inked and inscribed, 1 ¼” wide, in apparently good aged condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

162

Netsuke

FOO LION, carved wood, 1 ½” tall, in apparently good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

163

Netsuke

HORSE, carved black wood with white inlaid eyes, 1 ½”, in apparently good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

164

Netsukes (five)

VARIOUS, five netsukes, some with hand-coloring, average size 2”, all signed or inscribed, all in apparently good condition. (5)  $400/600

 

 

 

165

Netsukes (twelve)

A collection of twelve netsukes, average size 1 ½” to 2”, all of similar themes, all signed or inscribed, in silk compartment case, all in apparently good condition. (12)  $1000/2000

 

 

 

166

Netsukes (four)

VARIOUS, four netsukes, some with hand-coloring, average size 1 ½” to 2”, all signed or inscribed, all in apparently good condition. (4)  $200/400

 

 

 

167

Netsukes (four)

VARIOUS, four netsukes, some with hand-coloring, average size 1 ½” to 2”, all signed or inscribed, all in apparently good condition. (4)  $200/400

 

 

 

168

Netsukes (four)

VARIOUS, four netsukes, some with hand-coloring, average size 1 ½” to 2”, all signed or inscribed, all in apparently good condition. (4)  $200/400

 

 

 

169

Netsukes (four)

VARIOUS, four netsukes, some with hand-coloring, average size 1 ½” to 2”, all signed or inscribed, all in apparently good condition. (4)  $200/400

 

 

 

170

Netsukes (four)

VARIOUS, four netsukes, some with hand-coloring, average size 1 ½” to 2”, all signed or inscribed, all in apparently good condition. (4)  $200/400

 

 

 

171

Netsukes (four)

VARIOUS, four netsukes, some with hand-coloring, average size 1 ½” to 2”, all signed or inscribed, all in apparently good condition. (4)  $200/400

 

 

 

172

Netsukes (four)

VARIOUS, four netsukes, some with hand-coloring, average size 1 ½” to 2”, all signed or inscribed, all in apparently good condition. (4)  $200/400

 

 

 

173

Netsukes (four)

VARIOUS, four netsukes, some with hand-coloring, average size 1 ½” to 2”, all signed or inscribed, all in apparently good condition. (4)  $200/400

 

 

 

174

Netsukes (five)

VARIOUS, five netsukes, some with hand-coloring, average size 2”, all signed or inscribed, all in apparently good condition. (5)  $200/400

 

 

 

175

Netsukes & Okimonos (seven)

ANIMALS (3) & BUTTERFLY ON FRUIT, four netsukes all signed or inscribed, each 1 ½”; Together with three Okimonos, a carving of an elephant, a hippopotamus and a mythical beast that has been broken and re-glued in several places, from 1” to 4 ¼”; otherwise all in apparently generally good condition. (7)  $300/500

 

 

 

176

Ojime (three)

Three ornately carved round beads, one inked with crane design and string attached, each ½” diameter, all in apparently good condition. (3)  $100/200

 

 

 

177

Koen Okada (b. 1919) Japan

MORNING CLOUD, 1970, acrylic painting on canvas, signed lower left, titled and signed and dated on verso, 26 x 36”, framed, with hairline cracks, otherwise in good studio condition.  $300/500

 

 

 

178

Koen Okada (b. 1919) Japan

STREET OF REMINISCENCE, 1970, acrylic painting on canvas, signed lower left, titled and signed and dated on verso, 18 x 15”, framed, with small chips, otherwise in good studio condition.  $100/300

 

 

 

179

Okimono

SAGE WITH ATTENDANT & MONKEY, totem style carved and painted, 6” tall, small stress line, otherwise in apparently good aged condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

180

Okimono

WOMAN WITH FLOWERS, 5 ¾” tall carved, with additional 1 ¼” stand, in apparently good aged condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

181

Short Staff Pick

A 19 ¼” wooden staff unscrews to reveal a 9 ½” wooden handled metal pick, in good used condition aside from minor rusting on pick and scratched graffiti on staff.  $100/200

 

 

 

181 A

Stan Poray (1888-1948) Californian

GODDESS & JADE, c.1935, oil painting on canvas, signed lower right, 24 x 21”, framed, in good studio condition. Provenance: Spencer Jon Helfen Fine Art Gallery, Beverly Hills.  $2000/4000

 

 

 

182

Guanyin (Kuan Yin)

A polychrome carved wood sculpture, 41” tall, cracks and stress breaks, small losses, otherwise in apparently generally good condition.  $300/600

 

 

 

183

Suikangura Kura & Abumi

A Muromachi period, dated 1538, Suikangura style lacquered wood saddle (Kura) and wood and metal stirrups (Abumi), with takamaki-e leaf patterns on Nashiji ground, saddle 15 ½ x 16 x 11”, stirrups 11 x 10 x 5”, losses to lacquer throughout, otherwise in apparently good antique condition.  $1000/3000

 

 

 

184

Samurai Abumi (two)

Two pairs of 16th century metal stirrups (Abumi) with remnants of silver color floral design and a metal mounting step with engraved gold silver and copper colors, in apparently generally good used antique condition. Provenance: Sotheby’s sale 5725, lot 634 (previously sold as a lot of 5). (2)  $1000/2000

 

 

 

185

Samurai Yazutsu

Kyudo Yazutsu Quiver Holder, black lacquer with hiromaki-e floral design, leather straps, 41” long, some losses to finish, probably Edo period, otherwise in apparently generally good aged condition.  $400/800

 

 

 

186

Samurai Yazutsu & Bow (two)

Kyudo Yazutsu Quiver Holder, black lacquer with hiramaki-e diamond crests, leather straps and red tassel, string cover tie probably replacing a leather one, 41” long, comes with tag reading Lord Mori Diamond Crest, 17th Century; Together with painted wood bow, with inscriptions, 79 ½”, in apparently generally good aged condition. (2)  $400/800

 

 

 

187

Antique Japanese Sandals

The carved wood sandals with takamaki-e design on black lacquer ground, red and blue straps, 8 ¾ x 3 ½ x 2”, insole with rice straw matting, in like-new old condition.  $50/100

 

 

 

188

Screen Panels (four)

Four wood panels with stone and shell inlay, three images and one duplicate, each 36 x 12”, with footed frames, scratches to frames, otherwise in apparently generally good used condition. (4)  $100/200

 

 

 

189

Scrolls (thirteen)

Collection of Japanese scrolls: LANDSCAPE, c.1930, mounted watercolor on paper, image 13 x 17 ¾”, scroll 43 ½ x 21”, signature and character stamps upper left and lower right, silk boarders, toning at left edge of watercolor, minor deterioration at top boarder area from age with associated loss, toning on verso; Together with GOD DAIKIKI AND GOD EDISU, c.1970, mounted hand painted silk, image 39 x 14 ¼”, signature and character stamps lower right, silk boarders; Together with MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE, c.1950, mounted Japanese ink painting on paper, image 38 ¼ x 19”, scroll 62 ½ x 23 ½”, signature and character stamps upper right, a few very light spots on boarder; Together with SPRING LANDSCAPE WITH LARGE HOUSE BENEATH MOUNTAINS, c.1950, mounted watercolor on paper, image 25 ¾ x 13 ¾”, scroll 57 ½ x 17”, signature and character stamps lower right, silk boarders, toning and spotting throughout, Together with AUTUMN LANDSCAPE, c.1940, mounted hand painted silk, image 39 ¾ x 15”, scroll 69 ½ x 20 ½”, signature and character stamps upper right, silk boarders, minor toning on verso; Together with LANDSCAPE WITH NINE GREAT MEN, c.1970, mounted hand-painted silk, image 47 x 27 ¼”, scroll 73 ½ x 33 ½”, signature and character stamps upper center and upper right, silk boarders, inscription on verso, a few very tiny foxing speckles; Together with PERSIMMON AND MUSHROOM, c.1940, mounted watercolor on paper, image 49 ½ x 12 ½”, scroll 74 ½ x 16 ¾”, signature and character stamps lower right, fabric boarder top and bottom, soft creases from folding, foxing speckles; Together with Together with BAMBOO, c.1930, mounted hand-painted silk, image 43 x 14”, scroll 72 ¾ x 19 ¼”, signature and character stamps upper right, silk boarders, inscription top verso, a few tiny foxing speckles, soft creases, minor water staining associated with medium, backing disintegrating, all with minor wear associated with age; Together with SEVEN LUCKY GODS, c.1940, mounted printed paper scroll, image 24 ½ x 11 ½”, scroll 38 x 14 ¾”, three horizontal cracks in paper from rolling, toning; Together with SNOW COVERED MT. FUJI, c.1950, mounted hand-painted silk, image 16 ½ x 19 ½”, scroll 48 x 24”, signature and character stamps lower right, inscription and stamp on verso, scattered foxing; Together with RIVERSIDE LANDSCAPE WITH PINES AND WATERFALLS, c.1940, mounted watercolor on paper, image 34 ½ x 17”, scroll 60 ½ x 20 ½”, signature and character stamps upper left, very minor toning top and bottom areas, scattered foxing on verso; Together with SUMMER LANDSCAPE WITH TWO WATERFALLS, c.1950, mounted hand-painted silk, image 26 ½ x 11”, scroll 58 x 15 ¾”, signature and character stamps upper left, silk boarders; Together with LANDSCAPE WITH FIGURES, c.1940, mounted watercolor on paper, image 50 ¼ x 17 ½”, scroll 77 x 22 ½”, signature and character stamp lower right, minor toning and foxing lower and upper areas, natural soft creases, scattered foxing on verso, all with minor wear associated with age. (13)  $200/600

 

 

 

190

Sueno Serisawa (1910-2004) Japanese/ Californian

INTERIOR WITH STILL LIFE, 1939, oil painting on canvas, signed and dated lower right, 26 x 30”, some minor professional touch-up, otherwise in good studio condition.  $3000/6000

 

 

 

191

Antique Shamisen

Hardwood neck and body with carved, painted and inlaid leaf design, one of the skins torn, loss at top of neck, lacking strings and tuning pegs, in fair aged condition, comes with dilapidated case.  $100/200

 

 

 

192

Antique Smoking Caddy

Three drawer black lacquer caddy with takamaki-e floral design and gold trim, with square containers with metal lining and unused pipe, 10 ½ x 11 ¾ x 7”, probably Meiji or Taisho, in apparently generally good used condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

193

Articulated Snuff Bottle

Carved and inked articulated crab snuff bottle, 2 ¾ x 2”, with case, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $400/600

 

 

 

194

Snuff Bottles (three)

Two carved bottles with cap and spoon, one inked depiction of tree branches with inscription, the other carved scenes of everyday life, 2 ¾” & 3”; Together with Netsuke ball with animals and forest life, signed, 1 ½” tall; all in apparently generally good aged condition. (3)  $200/400

 

 

 

195

Snuff Bottle

Chinese black with white glass over-lay and carnelian color cap, dragon design, 2 7/8” tall, in apparently generally good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

196

Shohaku Soga (1730-1781), Chobunsai Eishi (1756-1829) & Torii Kiyonaga (1752-1815) Japanese (three)

Shohaku Soga, BIRDS IN BRANCHES, color etching, signed in plate upper right, image 13 ¾ x 5 ¾”, full margins; Together with Chobunsai Eishi & Torii Kiyonaga two color woodblock prints, each signed, sheets 11 ¼ x 8 ½”, all framed the later with glass, all with some toning, otherwise in apparently good aged condition. (3)  $200/400

 

 

 

197

Antique Sugoroku

Japanese game board, takamaki-e bamboo landscape with floral on a block of hardwood with white inlay and only one (of two) metal handle, Nashiji finish underneath, Meiji period, 8 x 16 ¼ x 11”, weighing 25 pounds, stress cracks, some wear and small losses, some impact dents, otherwise in apparently generally good condition.  $500/2500

 

 

 

198

Japanese Tea Tables & Trays (six)

A large footed ceremonial Tea Table with drawer, 14 x 25 x 14”, with nicks, chips, dings and wear; A hardwood low table, 2 x 19 x 13”; A faux wood-finish tea table with black lacquer finish underneath, 7 x 13 x 13”, some wear and chips underneath; A burgundy footed tray, 2 ½ x 10 ¾ x 10 ¾”, some cracking and separation at the seams; A black lacquer tray with Nashiji style finish underneath, 1 ½ x 9 x 9”; Together with a dark hardwood box tray, finger jointed and with handles, 3 x 6 ½ x 6 ½”, all in apparently generally good used condition. (6)  $200/400

 

 

 

199

Tansu Cabinet

Antique wood cabinet with metal hardware and three shelves, hand-inscription on inside of door, 28 x 21 ¾ x 13 ¼”, in good used antique condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

200

Tansu Chest

Antique wood chest with metal hardware and six drawers, with lock (jammed) and key, 35 ¾ x 35 ¼ x 17 ½”, in good used antique condition.  $400/800

 

 

 

201

Tansu Chest

Antique wood chest with tray top, one open compartment and five drawers, 15 x 16 x 8 ¾”, in good used antique condition.  $200/300

 

 

 

202

Tansu Chest

Antique wood chest with two sliding doors and two drawers, one locking, 13 ½ x 14 ½ x 7 ½”, inscribed “River”, in good used antique condition.  $200/300

 

 

 

203

Tansu Haribako

Antique wood sewing chest with metal hardware and three drawers and one tray compartment, 7 ½ x 10 ¾ x 7 ¼”, in good used antique condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

204

Tansu Haribako

Antique wood sewing chest with metal hardware with flap compartment and three drawers, 6 ¼ x 8 ¼ x 4 ½”, inscribed 46, otherwise in good used antique condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

205

Tansu Haribako

Antique wood sewing chest with metal hardware and four drawers and one tray compartment, 9 x 12 x 7”, two smaller drawers stick, lacking two thin foot slats underneath, otherwise in good used antique condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

206

Tansu Money chest

Antique wood money chest with three drawers, one locking plus compartment on top, 9 x 12 x 8”, in good used antique condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

207

Tansu Money chest

Antique wood money chest with two locking drawers, one inscribed “Green”, the other inscribed “Field”, 10 ½ x 14 x 9 ¼”, in good used antique condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

208

Tansu Sailor’s chest

Meiji period wood Sailor’s chest with metal hardware and six drawers, 15 x 17 x 13”, missing a hinge and wear overall, otherwise in good used antique condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

209

Tansu Writer’s box

Antique wood writer’s box with metal hardware and two drawers, one with ink stone, 5 x 10 ½ x 5”, in good used antique condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

210

Cast Iron Teapots (three)

Three Japanese cast-iron teapots with removable lids, all with handles, one with movable handle and inscription underneath lid, average 6 ½” diameter, all in apparently generally good aged condition. (3)  $200/400

 

 

 

211

An Elegant Tebako

Early Edo period, 18th Century, a deep case with overlapping lid and swing handles, elegantly patterned with trailing vines and blossoms in gold hiromaki-e and nashiji on roiro (matt black) ground, surface voided in lobed and heart-shaped manor to reveal underlay of cloth dipped in red lacquer, with roiro interior, 7 x 11 x 9”, stress crack on inside underneath lid, evidence of fracture and repair on one of the sides on lid, otherwise in apparently generally good aged condition..  $500/1000

 

 

 

212

Writer’s Tebako

Takamaki-e over black lacquer with takamaki-e over nashiji interior, most likely Edo period, with ink stone and well in tray, 9 x 8 ¼ x 1 ¾”, a few dimples on lid, otherwise in apparently good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

213

Thai Art

Royal guard on horseback, carved and painted wood sculpture, 22 ½” tall, with removable hat capital, with some wear and soiling, otherwise in apparently generally good used condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

214

Thangka

Hand painted silk with color fabric trim and boarder, 39 x 29”, with wax seal on verso and hanging pole, in apparently good aged condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

215

Theatre Masks (three)

Three hand carved and painted antique theatre masks, two at 9”, one 7 ¼”, losses overall from age. (3)  $200/400

 

 

 

216

Ting Shao Kuang (b. 1939) Chinese

TEN SUNS, color screenprint on Japanese paper, signed in pencil, artist’s proof aside from the numbered edition, image 33 x 33”, full margins, framed, in apparently good condition.  $400/800

 

 

 

217

Tobako-ire

Antique tobacco pouch of embroidered cloth over tooled leather, with brass dragon clasp, with ivorine and repousse metal kagamibuta manju netsuke attached with ornamental chain-work, 5 ½ x 4”, in apparently good aged condition.  $200/400

 

 

 

218

Warrior on tiger; Seated dignitary (two)

Two carved and painted wood figurines with facial hair, 15 ½” & 13 ½” tall, warrior with pronounced stress crack mainly in base, lacking an appointment for right hand, Dignitary with paint peeling mainly on base, both have small chips and dust accumulations, otherwise both in apparently generally good condition. (2)  $400/800

 

 

 

219

Watercolors (five)

LANDSCAPES (2); FIGURATIVE (2), four watercolors on paper, three with character stamps lower right, sights from 24 x 8 ½” to 12 ¼ x 10”, all framed with glass, two figures with crinkles and discoloration lower right, otherwise all in apparently good studio condition; Together with STILL LIFE, color screenprint, signed in pencil D. Curry lower right, from the numbered edition 100, sight 19 ½ x 16”, framed with glass, mild toning at mat, otherwise in apparently good condition. (5)  $100/200

 

 

 

220

Du Xuesong (b. 1965) Chinese (two)

GARDEN TEA and CHICKEN YARD, two watercolors, each signed and inscribed, 27 ½ x 27 ½” plus silk margins, framed, both in apparently good studio condition.  (2)  $400/800

 

 

 

221

Noriko Yamamoto (b. 1929) Californian

COMPOSITION #3, 1955, color screenprint, signed in pencil, from the numbered edition 10, image 10 x 17”, full margins, framed with glass, toning, crease and printer’s creases, staining lower margin, scuffs, otherwise in apparently good condition.  $100/200

 

 

 

222

Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950) Japanese

SAILING BOATS MORNING, 1926, from the Inland Sea series, color woodblock print, stamped signature, image 20 x 14”, full margins, framed with glass, in apparently good condition.  $500/1500

 

 

 

223

Toshi Yoshida (1911-1995) Japanese

SHIRASAGI CASTLE, 1942; MATSUMOTO, 1940, two color woodblock prints in one frame, the first stamp signed and the second signed in pencil, sheets 7 ¾ x 10 ¼”, both with discoloration spots in margins, otherwise in apparently good condition.  $100/300

 

 

 

224

Zhou Hong (b. 1970) China

FIVE FIGURES, Chinese ink on rice paper, character mark lower right, 24 x 37”, framed with glass, in apparently good studio condition. Provenance: Liaoning Fine Art.  $400/800

 

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