Asian Decorative Works of Art

Bonhams London
San Francisco

Date of the auction: 25.06.2019 - 26.06.2019

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Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III, 1786-1864), Toyohara Kunichika...

Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III, 1786-1864), Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900), Gosotei Hirosada (1826-1863), and Nakai Yoshitaki (1841-1899) Edo period (1615-1868) and Meiji era (1868-1912), circa 1854-1893 Comprising an oban tate-e triptych, eight oban tate-e, and three chuban tate-e prints; Actors

Lot #: 301

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (1786-1864), Utagawa Sadafusa...

Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (1786-1864), Utagawa Sadafusa (1825-1850), Utagawa Yoshimori (1830-1884) Comprising two oban tate-e triptychs (one set joined), seven oban tate-e prints: Kudosaemon Suketsune Bando Mitsugoro (actor Bando Mitsugoro as Kudosaemon Suketsune), circa 1810, censor's seal

Lot #: 302

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Charles W. Bartlett (1860-1940)

Charles W. Bartlett (1860-1940) Negishi 1916 Color woodblock print; the lower left with the artist's CWB monogram and title cartouche NEGISHI.1916, signed in the bottom margin Charles W. Bartlett in red pencil, the publisher's seal Watanabe Shozaburo on the lower left margin above a red circular

Lot #: 303

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Various Artists (Edo period)

Various Artists (Edo period) Group of woodblock prints Consisting of twenty-nine single and double color bookplates as well as individual woodblock prints (some trimmed), including some early hand-colored book illustrations, works by the Katsukawa school (includes a few later reproductions), varying

Lot #: 304

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Kaiho Yusetsu (1598-1677)

Kaiho Yusetsu (1598-1677) Fukurokuju Edo Period (18th century Small hanging scroll, ink on paper; the Chinese immortal walking with his hands clasped to the front, signed Kaiho Yusetsu, sealed Kaiho; with a wooden storage box. 13 1/4 x 6 1/8in (33.6 x 15.5cm) Fußnoten Exhibited Brooklyn Museum

Lot #: 305

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

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Unidentified Artst (Edo period)

Unidentified Artst (Edo period) Sparrows and Bamboo Pair of small hanging scrolls, ink on silk; each depicting sparrows, the right with three birds perched on leafy bamboo, the left with a pair of sparrows in mid-flight, each with two seals (discoloration of silk, patched, remounted); with a wooden

Lot #: 306

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Watanabe Shotei (Seitei) (1851-1918)

Watanabe Shotei (Seitei) (1851-1918) Mouse and Grapes Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk; depicting a small rodent feeding on a cluster of grapes spilling over the sides of a woven basket containing more fruiting grape vines, signed and sealed Shotei; with a wooden storage box. 13 1/8 x 19 1/8in

Lot #: 307

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

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Kano Tanjo (1706-1756)

Kano Tanjo (1706-1756) Landscape with Mount Fuji Edo period (18th/19th century) Horizontal hanging scroll, ink and color on silk; centered by the sacred mountain shrouded in billowing clouds and hovering above a small village and temple nestled amid autumn foliage covering rolling hills, bearing the

Lot #: 308

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Kogaku Soen (1859-1919)

Kogaku Soen (1859-1919) Daruma 1917 Hanging scroll, ink on silk; a frontal half-portrait of the first patriarch of Zen Buddhism below an eight-character Chinese aphorism, dated hinoto-mi ichigatsu (1917 January), signed and sealed Kogaku (minor wrinkles); with an inscribed storage box. 12 7/8 x 17

Lot #: 309

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$4,000

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Anonymous (Muromachi/Edo period)

Anonymous (Muromachi/Edo period) Catfish Hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper; the large fish shown swimming through feathery waterweeds, unsigned (some losses, soiling). 14 x 19 1/2in (35.6 x 49.5cm

Lot #: 310

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Attributed to Uragami Shunkin (1779-1846)

Attributed to Uragami Shunkin (1779-1846) Eighteen Scholars' Rocks Early 19th century Handscroll, ink and light color on paper; entitled Bunseki juhachi yu zu, the added frontispiece with a large four-character Chinese inscription dated mizunoe-saru, kikugetsu (1812, 9th month), the body of the

Lot #: 311

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Taiho Shokon (1691-1766/1774)

Taiho Shokon (1691-1766/1774) Bamboo and Snow Hanging scroll, ink on silk; depicting snowy stalks of bamboo silhouetted against a night sky, signed and sealed with a wooden storage box. 42 1/4 x 13 3/8in (107.3 x 34cm) Fußnoten A similar painting published in Stephen Addiss, The Art of Zen Paintings

Lot #: 312

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

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Unidentified artist (Edo period)

Unidentified artist (Edo period) Daruma Hanging scroll, ink on paper; featuring a humorous half-portrait of the Zen patriarch below a twenty-eight character Chinese poetic inscription, the right side with a long colophon and signed 'Ken[go] Ringan dojin', with three seals (some soiling, repair

Lot #: 313

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

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Hara Zaisho (1813-71)

Hara Zaisho (1813-71) Bamboo and Rock Hanging scroll, ink on silk; depicting a stand of wind-swept leafy bamboo towering above an ornamental rock, signed Ominosuke Hara Zaisho, two of the three seals reading Hara Zaisho in and azana Shisha (minor stains). 43 1/4 x 16 1/8in (110 x 41cm

Lot #: 314

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Obaku School (Edo period)

Obaku School (Edo period) Bamboo in Snow former collection of Leighton Longhi, New York - SEEMS TO BE SWITCHED WITH THE FORMER LOT?? Hanging scroll, ink on paper; depicting thick stalks of bamboo in winter, the leaves heavy with snow, the left with a five-character Chinese couplet signed Taisei

Lot #: 315

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Kano Akinobu (Sosen) (1765-1826)

Kano Akinobu (Sosen) (1765-1826) Kasuga/Ise/Iwashimizu Edo Period (18th/19th century) Set of three hanging scrolls, ink and color on silk; the center depicting sunrise with a rooster and hen perched on top of a torii, the left with a courtier gazing at birds in flight while sweeping, the right of a

Lot #: 316

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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After Shubun (15th/16th Century)

After Shubun (15th/16th Century) Chinese Landscape with Villa Late Muromachi Period Hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper; featuring the characteristic rocky outcropping with a stand of pine trees partially obscuring a finely painted Chinese villa approached by a bridge that extends over a

Lot #: 317

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Kano School (19th century)

Kano School (19th century) Prunus/Chinese Sage/Prunus Set of three hanging scrolls, ink and color on paper, now mounted and framed as panel paintings; the center painting of a winter landscape with a Chinese sage gazing at a flying crane and accompanied by a youthful attendant, the left and right

Lot #: 318

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Attributed to Kano Shosen'in (1823-1880)

Attributed to Kano Shosen'in (1823-1880) Autumn Flowers (Akikusa) Meiji era (Late 19th century) Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk; a 'boneless' rendering of the seven grasses and flowers associated with autumn, including hagi, susuki, ominaeshi, fujibakama, kikyo, kuzu and nadeshiko, signed

Lot #: 318A

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

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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After Kano Tsunenobu (1636-1713)

After Kano Tsunenobu (1636-1713) Landscape/Junrojin/Landscape Edo Period (18th/19th century) Set of three hanging scrolls, each ink on silk; depicting the Chinese immortal seated with a fan, bracketed by two misty haboku landscapes of mountains bordered by a waterway navigated by small boats, the

Lot #: 319

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Four Japanese Paintings

Four Japanese Paintings Hosoi Eiyo, Rats and Grapes, small hanging scroll, ink and color on silk; depicting two rats nibbling grapes and accompanied by a waka poem, signed Eiyo utsusu, with one seal. 12 3/4 x 13 1/8in (32.5 x 33.3cm); Uyo/Hasame, Sparrows, hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

Lot #: 320

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Anonymous Kano School (Edo period)

Anonymous Kano School (Edo period) Birds in a Flowering Landscape Large eight-panel folding screen, ink, color and gold foil on paper; featuring a large pheasant perched on a large rock above his mate and framed by lush flowering peony bushes and a large cherry tree in full blossom, the background

Lot #: 321

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Raisho (Active circa 1920-1925)

Raisho (Active circa 1920-1925) Rooster, Hen and Chicks Large two-panel folding screen, ink and color on silk; the one panel dominated by a rooster strutting near a chick, balanced on the opposite side with two other chicks near a hen pecking at the ground; signed and sealed Raisho. 61 x 56 1/8in

Lot #: 322

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Nihonga School (Mid-20th century)

Nihonga School (Mid-20th century) Geisha Performing the Lion Dance Large two-panel folding screen, ink and color on silk; portraying a modern Japanese beauty gracefully dancing with a lion puppet held in her hands, bottom left dated Showa hinoto-tori sangatsu (1957, March) and signed [illegible

Lot #: 324

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Rimpa School (17th/18th century)

Rimpa School (17th/18th century) Summer and Autumn Blossoms Large two-panel folding screen, ink and color with silver and gold flecks on a paper ground; depicting various types of seasonal flowers, including peony, chrysanthemum, Chinese bell-flower, bush clover and cockscomb, signed [Yu]nori

Lot #: 325

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Kano School (Edo period)

Kano School (Edo period) Flowering Plum Pair of small wooden door panels for a ship converted into a mid-side two-panel screen, the interior painted in ink, color and gold with golden clouds framing a blossoming prunus branch extending across both panels, the reverse with multiple black-lacquered

Lot #: 326

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

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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A painted door (sugido)

A painted door (sugido) 18th/19th century A single wood panel decorated in ink and color, all set within a narrow natural wood frame; one side featuring a winter scene with a pheasant beneath a snow-covered flowering prunus tree, the reverse with a sparrow flying towards a clump of leafy bamboo and

Lot #: 327

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Anonymous (19th century)

Anonymous (19th century) Narrative Scene Small six-panel folding screen, ink, color and gold on paper; depicting a courtier on horseback and accompanied by three attendants passing by a brushwood fence enclosing a country dwelling, the veranda with a court lady playing a koto, unsigned (wear

Lot #: 328

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Maruyama-Shijo School (19th century)

Maruyama-Shijo School (19th century) Sparrows and Millet Large six-panel folding screen, ink and color on paper; depicting a field of ripening millet visited by a large flock of sparrow, some perched on a large tree on the right side, with one seal. 65 3/4 x 149in (167 x 378.6cm

Lot #: 329

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019

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Anonymous (19th century)

Anonymous (19th century) Chrysanthemums Two-panel folding screen, ink, color and metallic flecks on paper; featuring a misty view of trailing white and yellow flowering chrysanthemum branches. 68 1/8 x 69 1/8 (173 x 175.6cm

Lot #: 330

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 25 Jun 2019 - 26 Jun 2019