Japanese and Korean Art

Christie's
18 March 2014, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 18.03.2014

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Munakata Shiko (1903-1975)

Munakata Shiko (1903-1975)
Mukotai no saku (Body lying on its back), from The Key: Illustrations for Tanizaki Jun'ichiro's Novel
Munakata Shiko (1903-1975) Mukotai no saku (Body lying on its back), from The Key: Illustrations for Tanizaki Jun'ichiro's Novel Woodcut: signed in pencil in Japanese

Lot #: 564

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Lee Gee-Jo (B. 1959)

Lee Gee-Jo (B. 1959)
White Porcelain Square Vase, 2013
Lee Gee-Jo (B. 1959) White Porcelain Square Vase, 2013 Signed and dated on base in underglaze blue Porcelain with transparent glaze 14 3/16 x 16½ x 6¾in. (36 x 42 x 17.5cm

Lot #: 598

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Lee Gee-Jo (B. 1959)

Lee Gee-Jo (B. 1959)
Vase #2, 2014
Lee Gee-Jo (B. 1959) Vase #2, 2014 Signed and dated on base in underglaze blue Porcelain with transparent glaze 10¼ x 10¼ x 11 3/8in. (26 x 26 x 29cm

Lot #: 599

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Lee Gee-Jo (B. 1959)

Lee Gee-Jo (B. 1959)
Vase #1, 2014
Lee Gee-Jo (B. 1959) Vase #1, 2014 Signed and dated on base in underglaze blue Porcelain with transparent glaze 7 x 13 9/16 x 13 3/16in. (18 x 34.5 x 33.5cm

Lot #: 600

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Toto han'ei no zu (View of the bustling eastern capital)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848) Toto han'ei no zu (View of the bustling eastern capital) Color woodcut triptych: view of a busy street in Edo, the three panels connected by a blue skyline, signed Hiroshige ga and

Lot #: 431

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Toto han'ei no zu (View of the bustling eastern capital)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848) Toto han'ei no zu (View of the bustling eastern capital) Color woodcut triptych: a view of the busy street life in Edo, signed Hiroshige ga and published by Izutsuya Shokichi--good

Lot #: 432

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Toto han'ei no zu (View of the bustling eastern capital)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848) Toto han'ei no zu (View of the bustling eastern capital) Color woodcut triptych: scenes of passersby in front of a theater in a busy Edo street, signed Hiroshige ga and published by

Lot #: 433

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Ohara Koson (1877-1945) Takahashi Hiroaki (1871-1944) Hash...

Ohara Koson (1877-1945) Takahashi Hiroaki (1871-1944) Hashiguchi Goyo (1880-1921) Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891)
Ohara Koson (1877-1945)
Ohara Koson (1877-1945) Takahashi Hiroaki (1871-1944) Hashiguchi Goyo (1880-1921) Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891) Seven color woodcuts: Crows and moon, signed and sealed

Lot #: 444

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Noh mask of Magojiro

Noh mask of Magojiro
EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)
Noh mask of Magojiro Edo period (19th century) Polychrome pigments and gesso over wood 8 5/8in. (21.9cm.) long

Lot #: 475

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Noh mask of Ko-Kasshiki

Noh mask of Ko-Kasshiki
MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (LATE 19TH-EARLY 20TH CENTURY), BURNED SEAL SHIMOMURA KIYOTOKI (1866-1922) WITH KAO (CURSIVE MONOGRAM)
Noh mask of Ko-Kasshiki Meiji-Taisho period (late 19th-early 20th century), burned seal Shimomura Kiyotoki (1866-1922) with kao (cursive monogram

Lot #: 476

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A parcel-gilt bronze ornament

A parcel-gilt bronze ornament
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED MIYAO (WORKSHOP OF MIYAO EISUKE) AND SEALED EI
A parcel-gilt bronze ornament Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Miyao (workshop of Miyao Eisuke) and sealed Ei Designed in two colors of bronze and gilt with the figure of

Lot #: 509

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A soft-metal-inlaid bronze incense burner

A soft-metal-inlaid bronze incense burner
TAISHO PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), SEALED SHI
A soft-metal-inlaid bronze incense burner Taisho period (early 20th century), sealed Shi Of disk form set on three feet, finely decorated in silver and shakudo hirazogan with geometric florets, a paulownia crest

Lot #: 518

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A patinated bronze incense burner

A patinated bronze incense burner
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED YUKITERU SEN
A patinated bronze incense burner Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Yukiteru sen The compressed bulbous form set on three stump feet, the lid and body chiseled with a branch of hibiscus on a shibuichi

Lot #: 526

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)

Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806) Color woodcuts: two prints, comprising a triple half-length portrait of three beauties showing each other unrolled sheets of inscribed paper, signed [Uta]maro hitsu and published by Enshuya Matabei; and a bust

Lot #: 416

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,500

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A soft-metal-inlaid copper box

A soft-metal-inlaid copper box
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), WITH MARK OF NOGAWA
A soft-metal-inlaid copper box Meiji period (late 19th century), with mark of Nogawa The rectangular box on four bracket feet, the top of the lid and sides chiseled and inlaid in gold, silver, shakudo and copper

Lot #: 529

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A patinated bronze ornament of Laozi

A patinated bronze ornament of Laozi
MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), SEALED TAKAMURA KOUN (1852-1934)
A patinated bronze ornament of Laozi Meiji-Taisho period (early 20th century), sealed Takamura Koun (1852-1934) Finely cast and patinated as the bearded figure of Roshi (Laozi) seated on a

Lot #: 545

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)

Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806) Color woodcut: two beauties shown half length, one leaning over the other with a pipe as the other turns from her handiwork to speak with her, from the series Fujin tewaza juniko (Twelve types of women's

Lot #: 415

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)

Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806) Two color woodcuts: comprising a half-length portrait of a beauty with an umbrella, publishd by Tsuruya Kichibei, and a half-length image of a beauty performing joruri , from the series Tosei musume joruri

Lot #: 417

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806) After Torii Kiyonaga (19th ce...

Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806) After Torii Kiyonaga (19th century)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806) After Torii Kiyonaga (19th century) Color woodcuts: two long and narrow prints, one a vertically designed print of the two lovers Osome and Hisamatsu handling a decorative

Lot #: 421

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Asakusa-Tanbo, Torinomachi-mode (Asakusa rice fields during the cock festival), from the series Meisho Edo hyakkei (One hundred views of famous places of Edo)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Asakusa-Tanbo, Torinomachi-mode (Asakusa rice fields during the cock festival

Lot #: 428

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Ohara Koson (1877-1945)

Ohara Koson (1877-1945)
Ohara Koson (1877-1945)
Ohara Koson (1877-1945) Eleven color woodcuts of various birds, flowers, animals and fish, each signed and sealed Shoson , published by Watanabe Shozaburo--very good impressions and color, one matted oban : 15¼ x 10 3/8in. (38.7 x 26.4cm.) each approx

Lot #: 442

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Ohara Koson (1877-1945)

Ohara Koson (1877-1945)
Ohara Koson (1877-1945)
Ohara Koson (1877-1945) Ten color woodcuts of various birds and flowers, each signed and sealed Shoson , published by Watanabe Shozaburo--very good impressions and color, one with a tear on upper left corner oban : 15¼ x 10 3/8in. (38.7 x 26.4cm.) each

Lot #: 443

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Komagata kashi (River bank, Komagata), from the series Tokyo junidai (Twelve subjects of Tokyo)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Komagata kashi (River bank, Komagata), from the series Tokyo junidai (Twelve subjects of Tokyo) Color woodcut, 1919, early summer, signed Hasui and sealed

Lot #: 445

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Uji Byodoin no ichibu (A section of the Byodo Temple), from the series Tabimiyage dai nishu (Souvenirs of travel--second series)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Uji Byodoin no ichibu (A section of the Byodo Temple), from the series Tabimiyage dai nishu (Souvenirs of travel--second

Lot #: 446

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Mutsu Mishimagawa (Mishima River, Mutsu province), from the series Tabimiyage dai isshu (Souvenirs of travel-first series)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Mutsu Mishimagawa (Mishima River, Mutsu province), from the series Tabimiyage dai isshu (Souvenirs of travel-first series

Lot #: 447

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A pair of porcelain vases

A pair of porcelain vases
ARITA WARE, IMARI TYPE, EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH-EARLY 18TH CENTURY)
A pair of porcelain vases Arita Ware, Imari type, Edo period (late 17th-early 18th century) Each vase modeled as a man precariously astride a carp jumping out of water, decorated in underglaze blue, and

Lot #: 460 A

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A brass sculpture of Kankiten (Ganapati)

A brass sculpture of Kankiten (Ganapati)
EDO PERIOD (18TH-19TH CENTURY)
A brass sculpture of Kankiten (Ganapati) Edo period (18th-19th century) Finely cast as a standing Kankiten, the two elephant-headed figures holding each other on a lotus platform, wearing robes and adorned with bracelets 4¾in

Lot #: 468

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A lacquer netsuke

A lacquer netsuke
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED HOKEI
A lacquer netsuke Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Hokei Finely carved as a Noh actor performing the fox-spirit, Inari, wearing a mask and holding a hammer; signature on underside 2in. (5.1cm.) high

Lot #: 480

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A large lacquered flower vase (hanaire)

A large lacquered flower vase ( hanaire )
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), ATTRIBUTED TO HASHIMOTO ICHIZO I (1817-1882)
A large lacquered flower vase ( hanaire ) Meiji period (late 19th century), attributed to Hashimoto Ichizo I (1817-1882) A cylindrical lacquer vase simulating dry bamboo divided

Lot #: 495

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A lacquer writing table (bundai)

A lacquer writing table ( bundai )
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)
A lacquer writing table ( bundai ) Meiji period (late 19th century) Designed on the writing surface with the landscape of Mount Yoshino with hills, river, mountain cottage, pine trees and blossoming cherry trees, in gold takamaki-e

Lot #: 499

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014