Asian Arts

Freeman's
Philadelphia

Date of the auction: 09.09.2017

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TANIMURA CHIKUDEN late 18th/early 19th century A GENTLEMAN IN A BOAT ALONG A RIVER, UNDER GNARLED PINES, IN THE MOUNTAINS Ink and color on paper, inscribed and with two seals upper right, another lower left, mounted as a hanging scroll. sight H: 52 1/4 in., 132.7cm; 16 3/8 in., 41.6cm

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$500 - US$600

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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JAPANESE SCHOOL, AFTER SESSHU PHEASANT IN A PINE Ink on paper, with one seal, mounted as a hanging scroll. sight H: 48 1/2 in., 123.2cm; 18 1/4 in., 46.3cm

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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JAPANESE SCHOOL probably 19th century THREE MONKEYS ON A PINE BRANCH Ink and color on silk, signed Shugaku (at age 75), and with one seal, in a brocade mount, framed and glazed. sight H: 40 in., 101.6cm; W: 16 1/2 in., 41.9cm

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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AFTER KANO TSUNENOBU (1636-1713) 19th century SCHOLAR AND ATTENDANT BOATING TO A SNOW-COVERED PAVILION Ink and color on silk, inscribed and with one seal lower left, mounted as a hanging scroll. sight H: 12 1/4 in., 31.1cm; W: 21 3/4 in., 55.2cm

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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JAPANESE SCHOOL 19th century A PROCESSION OF INSECTS Ink and color on silk, framed, matted and glazed Sight H: 12 1/4 in.,31.1cm; W: 28 3/4 in., 73cm provenance: By descent from the grandmother of the present owner, who received it as a gift in the late 19th century A larger example of this

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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KANO YOSHINOBU mid to late edo period SADDLING A HORSE Ink and color on silk, mounted as a scroll, inscribed and with one seal lower right. Wood box. H: 16 in., 40.6cm; W: 23 1/2 in., 59.8cm

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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JAPANESE SCHOOL 19th century TWO FIGURES WITH A DOG Ink and color on silk, signed Isui, with one seal Eiho, lower right, mounted as a hanging scroll. sight H: 36 1/4 in., 92cm; W: 14 3/4 in., 37.5cm

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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JAPANESE SCHOOL 19th/20th century Sparrows Ink and color on silk, inscribed and with one seal lower right, mounted as a hanging scroll sight H: 45 in., 114.3cm; W: 14 1/2 in., 31.7cm provenance: Acquired from the Xiamen, China government store, circa 1985-1989

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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KANO TAN'ENSAI MORIZANE (1805-1853) 19th century BLACKBIRD AND HYDRANGEA Ink and color on silk, signed and with one seal lower right, mounted as a hanging scroll. sight H: 33 3/4 in., 85.7cm; W: 12 in., 30.5cm

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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JAPANESE SCHOOL LOTUS POND AND KINGFISHER Ink and color on silk,signed Ina Kosei and with one seal upper left, framed and glazed. sight: H: 55 1/2 in., 141cm; W: 28 1/4 in., 71.8cm

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,500

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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JAPANESE SCHOOL TWO FRAMED PAINTINGS Ink on silk, with various seals; each panel with five shaped reserves depicting various subjects. sight H: 49 3/4 in., 126.4 cm; W 11 3/4 in., 29.8 cm

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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JAPANESE SCHOOL 19th/20th century WATER-MOON GUANYIN Ink and color on silk, brocade mount, framed and glazed. sight H: 42 in., 106.7cm; W: 14 in., 35.6cm

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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POSSIBLY JAPANESE SCHOOL 19th century PORTRAIT OF A WRATHFUL DEITY Ink and color on paper, mounted as a hanging scroll., with cloisonne roller caps. sight H: 56 in., 142.2cm; 30 in., 76.2cm

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$1,600 - US$1,800

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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AFTER KANO EINO (1631-1697) TIGER AND DRAGON, A PAIR OF HANGING SCROLLS Ink on paper, each inscribed and with one seal, mounted as hanging scrolls. sight H: 41 in., 104.1cm; W: 18 in., 45.7cm

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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JAPANESE OR KOREAN SCHOOL 20th century SUMMER MOUNTAIN, SMOKEY RAIN Ink and color on paper, signed with two seals upper left, with a dedicatory label printed "Presented to Miss P. J. Powers 23 December 1970, General Hanshin Commaning (sic) General First ROK Army", mounted as a hanging scroll. sight

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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Group of Japanese erotica Comprising four prints; three paintings, ink and color on silk; and one small woodblock "pillow book". largest print H: 15 in., 38.1cm; W: 10 1/4 in., 26cm

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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EISEN (1790-1848) AND KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861) GEISHA, AND TOKIWA GOZEN AND HER CHILDREN IN THE SNOW, TWO WORKS Color wood block prints, framed, matted and glazed. sight: H: 28 1/2 in., 72.4cm; W: 9 1/2in., 23.8cm provenance: Property from a private collection, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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UTAGAWA KUNISADA II (1823-1880) FOUR FIGURES IN AN INTERIOR Color woodblock triptych, framed, matted and glazed. frame overall H., 24 1/4 in., 61.5cm; W: 42 1/2 in., 108cm provenance: Property from a private New York City Collection

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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KASHOSAI SHUNSEN (19TH CENTURY), KEISAI EISEN (1790-1848), KUNISADA (1786-1865) BIJIN, THREE WORKS Color woodblock prints. approximate sight: H: 28 1/2 in., 72.4cm; W: 9 1/2 in., 24cm provenance: Property from a private collection, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861), KUNISADA (1786-1865) 19th century THREE JAPANESE TRIPTYCHS Color woodblock prints, the first triptych depicting figures in a stage show; the second depicting three females in front of cherry tree; the third depicting three females in a interior scene; framed and glazed. sight

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$900 - US$1,200

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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KATSUSHIKA HOKUSAI (1760-1849) FUJI REFLECTED IN LAKE MIKASA Color woodblock print, from "The 36 views of Mount Fuji", framed, matted and glazed. sight: H; 9 1/2 in., 24.1cm; W: 14 1/4 in., 36.1 cm provenance: Collection of the President of the Royal Asiatic Society, London, 1912 Collection of John

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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KEISAI EISEN (1790-1848) BIJIN, THREE WORKS Color woodblock prints; framed, matted and glazed. approximate sight H: 28 in., 71cm; W: 9 1/2 in., 24cm provenance: Acquired by the present owner from Freeman's, Philadelphia, circa 1973-74

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,000

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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KITAGAWA UTAMARO (JAPANESE, 1753-1806) BUST PORTRAIT OF TWO WOMEN Color woodblock print, mounted as a hanging scroll. sight H: 14 3/4 in., 37.5cm; W: 9 1/2 in., 24.1cm

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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ANDO HIROSHIGE (1797-1858) FIVE WOODBLOCK PRINTS FROM THE 53 STATIONS OF THE TOKAIDO Comprising: Hamamatsu; Fuchu, Numazu, Shono and Chiriu, unframed. provenance: Aquired by the father of the present owners Thence by descent

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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ANDO HIROSHIGE (1797-1858) mid 19th century SIX ASSORTED JAPANESE PRINTS Toto Suruga-cho, from the series of Fuji Sanju Rokkei, 1858; Tota Ocha-no-mizu, from the series of Fuji Sanju Rokkei, 1858; Oji, Ogiya, from the series of Edo Komei Kaitei Zukushi, circa 1838-40; Onagigawa Gohonmatsu, from the

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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ANDO HIROSHIGE (1797-1858) early to mid 19th century SIX ASSORTED JAPANESE PRINTS Matsuchiyama no zu, from the series Toto Meisho, circa 1832-38; Oji Inari no Hokora, from the series Koto Meisho, circa 1839-1842; Shiba Zojo-ji, from the series of Toto Meisho, circa 1835-44; Yoshiwara, Hidari Fuji

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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Group of five Japanese woodblock prints Comprising: After Hiroshige, "Asakusa Kinryuzan"; after Torii Kiyonaga, "Two Ladies and a Servant out Walking"; Asano Takeji, "Kamakura Great Buddha"; Kasamatsu Shiro, "Chanoyu" and "Ikebana"; all framed, matted and glazed

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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UTAGAWA KUNISADA (1786-1864) mid 19th century TWELVE JAPANESE PRINTS Twelve works from the Series Kanadehon Chushingura. L: 9 in., 22.8 cm; W: 13 1/4 in., 24 cm, unframed provenance: Acquired by the father of the present owners Thence by descent

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$300 - US$400

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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UTAGAWA KUNIYOSHI (1797-1861) GROUP OF TEN ASSORTED ACTOR PRINTS AND WOODBLOCK PRINTS Unframed provenance: Acquired by the father of the present owners Thence by descent

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 9 Sep 2017

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JAPANESE SCHOOL 19th century GROUP OF EIGHT ASSORTED WOODBLOCK PRINTS Including works by Toyokuni, Kunisada and Kuniyoshi, unframed. provenance: Acquired by the father of the present owners Thence by descent

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$900 - US$1,200

Date: 9 Sep 2017