Japanese and Korean Art

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

Date of the auction: 18.03.2014

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A Blue and White Porcelain Bottle with Pomegranates

A Blue and White Porcelain Bottle with Pomegranates
JOSEON DYNASTY (LATE 19TH CENTURY)
A Blue and White Porcelain Bottle with Pomegranates Joseon dynasty (late 19th century) With well-proportioned ovoid body on a ring foot and with cylindrical neck ending in a rolled lip, decorated in underglaze

Lot #: 589

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

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 bronze vase

A bronze vase
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SEALED JOUN (OSHIMA JOUN; 1858-1940)
A bronze vase Meiji period (late 19th century), sealed Joun (Oshima Joun; 1858-1940) The stretched bulbous body on a short foot with long tapering neck cast as a tied sheaf of rice with two sparrows, signature on

Lot #: 549

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A carved-wood head of a Buddhist guardian

A carved-wood head of a Buddhist guardian
HEIAN PERIOD (LAST HALF 11TH CENTURY)
A carved-wood head of a Buddhist guardian Heian period (last half 11th century) Carved as a Buddhist guardian head wearing a helmet, with traces of black and red pigments, metal fittings on reverse 10in. (25.4cm.) high

Lot #: 469

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A cloisonné enamel jar and cover

A cloisonné enamel jar and cover
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)
A cloisonné enamel jar and cover Meiji period (late 19th century) The hexagonal jar decorated in polychrome enamels and gold and silver wires with panels of dragons on a red ground and with phoenixes on a light brown ground, set on

Lot #: 553

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A cloisonné enamel jar and cover

A cloisonné enamel jar and cover
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED KYOTO NAMIKAWA (WORKSHOP OF NAMIKAWA YASUYUKI; 1845-1927)
A cloisonné enamel jar and cover Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Kyoto Namikawa (Workshop of Namikawa Yasuyuki; 1845-1927) The compressed globular jar

Lot #: 554

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A cloisonné enamel jar and cover

A cloisonné enamel jar and cover
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED KYOTO NAMIKAWA (WORKSHOP OF NAMIKAWA YASUYUKI; 1845-1927)
A cloisonné enamel jar and cover Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Kyoto Namikawa (Workshop of Namikawa Yasuyuki; 1845-1927) The tapering ovoid jar decorated in

Lot #: 555

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A cloisonné enamel vase

A cloisonné enamel vase
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), INLAID WIRE MARK OF KAWADE SHIBATARO (1856-?)
A cloisonné enamel vase Meiji period (late 19th century), inlaid wire mark of Kawade Shibataro (1856-?) Of hexagonal form with flared rim and with inset foot, decorated in art nouveau style with

Lot #: 550

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A cloisonné enamel vase and cover

A cloisonné enamel vase and cover
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)
A cloisonné enamel vase and cover Meiji period (late 19th century) The high-shouldered ovoid form applied with two handles, decorated in polychrome enamels and silver wires with sprays of chrysanthemums and butterflies, the cover and

Lot #: 551

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A Gilt-bronze Figure of A Standing Buddha

A Gilt-bronze Figure of A Standing Buddha
UNIFIED SILLA PERIOD (LATE 8TH CENTURY)
A Gilt-bronze Figure of A Standing Buddha Unified Silla Period (late 8th century) Shown standing on a three-tiered lotus base with hands in abhayamudra and varadamudra conferring on adherents the granting of all

Lot #: 593

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$30,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A Gilt-bronze Figure of A Standing Buddha

A Gilt-bronze Figure of A Standing Buddha
UNIFIED SILLA PERIOD (LATE 8TH CENTURY)
A Gilt-bronze Figure of A Standing Buddha Unified Silla Period (late 8th Century) Cast to show the frontal figure of the Buddha standing on a stepped lotus plinth, the left hand raised with open palm in the abhayamudra

Lot #: 594

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A gilt-bronze model of a warrior

A gilt-bronze model of a warrior
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED SADA...SAKU
A gilt-bronze model of a warrior Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Sada...saku Cast as an archer kneeling and preparing to shoot an arrow at his target, wearing a head-piece and armor underneath robes, the

Lot #: 508

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A gold-lacquer table cabinet (Kodansu)

A gold-lacquer table cabinet ( Kodansu )
EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)
A gold-lacquer table cabinet ( Kodansu ) Edo period (19th century) Lavishly lacquered in gold hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, kirikane, nashiji and okibirame , designed with motifs from the chapter Hatsune ("The First Warbler") from the

Lot #: 503

Estimate: US$18,000 - US$22,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A group of fifteen patinated metal panels

A group of fifteen patinated metal panels
TAISHO-SHOWA PERIOD (20TH CENTURY), THE FIRST SIGNED YOSHIHIKO TO (SUZUKI YOSHIHIKO; 1884-1969), THE SECOND SIGNED HAKUZANSHI MITSUNAGA AND SEALED MITSU , THE THIRD SIGNED YOSHIHIKO KOKU , THE FOURTH SIGNED MITSUHARU AND SEALED MITSU , THE FIFTH SIGNED

Lot #: 543

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A hammered and chiseled copper vase

A hammered and chiseled copper vase
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SEALED NOBUYUKI
A hammered and chiseled copper vase Meiji period (late 19th century), sealed Nobuyuki Of compressed ovoid form with slightly flared neck, the body finely patinated in dark brown and hammered and chiseled in

Lot #: 546

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A lacquer accessory box (Tebako)

A lacquer accessory box ( Tebako )
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)
A lacquer accessory box ( Tebako ) Meiji period (late 19th century) The top and sides of the box decorated in gold, silver and black hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, togidashi and kirikane with spring scenery of a river flowing through a

Lot #: 501

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A lacquer document box (Bunko)

A lacquer document box ( Bunko )
EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)
A lacquer document box ( Bunko ) Edo period (19th century) Rectangular, with fitted cover decorated in gold, silver and colored hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, togidashi and kirikane with a Chinese lady holding a flower basket walking towards a

Lot #: 498 A

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A lacquer document box (Bunko)

A lacquer document box ( Bunko )
EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)
A lacquer document box ( Bunko ) Edo period (19th century) The top and sides of the box decorated in gold, silver and colored hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, togidashi, kirikane and inlay of gold and various stones with a landscape and pavilion; the

Lot #: 502

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

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 lacquer writing box (suzuribako)

A lacquer writing box ( suzuribako )
(20TH CENTURY), KODA SHUETSU (1881-1933) AND OKADA HYOKAN
A lacquer writing box ( suzuribako ) (20th century), Koda Shuetsu (1881-1933) and Okada Hyokan Square with faceted corners, decorated with a court carriage and torii gate beneath blossoming cherry and pine

Lot #: 498

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

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

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A Large Blue and White Hexagonal Porcelain Waterdropper

A Large Blue and White Hexagonal Porcelain Waterdropper
JOSEON DYNASTY (19TH CENTURY)
A Large Blue and White Hexagonal Porcelain Waterdropper Joseon dynasty (19th century) The pointed joins of each of the eight facets rising from a bracket foot to the flat top, which is painted in underglaze blue

Lot #: 581 A

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$80,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A Large Blue and White Porcelain Jar with Bird Medallions

A Large Blue and White Porcelain Jar with Bird Medallions
JOSEON DYNASTY (18TH-19TH CENTURY)
A Large Blue and White Porcelain Jar with Bird Medallions Joseon dynasty (18th-19th century) Impressively modelled with wide, bulging shoulders rising from a tapered lower body and with tall, upright neck

Lot #: 588

Estimate: US$380,000 - US$400,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A Large Imperial silver presentation bowl

A Large Imperial silver presentation bowl
MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), SIGNED SHIGEMITSU (HIRATA SHIGEMITSU; 1855-1926) AND SEALED SUIHITSU SEI (MADE BY SUIHITSU WORKSHOP)
A Large Imperial silver presentation bowl Meiji-Taisho period (early 20th century), signed Shigemitsu (Hirata

Lot #: 522

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$40,000

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 mixed-metal-inlaid iron box titled Shichiken Bugaku no zu ...

A mixed-metal-inlaid iron box titled Shichiken Bugaku no zu (The Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove performing and dancing) on lid
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED DAI NIHON ICCHOSAI SEIJU HORU AND SEALED HASEGAWA IN AND SEIJU
A mixed-metal-inlaid iron box titled Shichiken Bugaku no zu (The

Lot #: 539

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A pair of iron vases

A pair of iron vases
MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), SIGNED ISSHOSAI KATSUTOSHI SAKU AND SEALED YO
A pair of iron vases Meiji-Taisho period (early 20th century), signed Isshosai Katsutoshi saku and sealed yo Each vase of tall slightly flared form with rounded shoulder, finely cast with

Lot #: 538

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A pair of patinated bronze ornaments

A pair of patinated bronze ornaments
MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (20TH CENTURY), SIGNED MITSUHARU SAKU (KATSURA MITSUHARU; 1871-1962)
A pair of patinated bronze ornaments Meiji-Taisho period (20th century), signed Mitsuharu saku (Katsura Mitsuharu; 1871-1962) Finely cast as a pair of doves, the details with

Lot #: 512

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A pair of patinated silver vases

A pair of patinated silver vases
MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), ONE SIGNED KATSUNOBU KOKU AND ANOTHER CHISHINSAI , BOTH SIGNED MIYAMOTO KINSEI AND TOKAI
A pair of patinated silver vases Meiji-Taisho period (early 20th century), one signed Katsunobu koku and another Chishinsai , both

Lot #: 533

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

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 pair of soft-metal-inlaid bronze vases

A pair of soft-metal-inlaid bronze vases
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED KAKO
A pair of soft-metal-inlaid bronze vases Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Kako Each vase of ovoid form with flared neck, inlaid in gold, silver, shakudo and copper with chrysanthemums and insects on a

Lot #: 541

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$5,000

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)
A parcel-gilt bronze ornament Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Miyao (workshop of Miyao Eisuke) Designed in two colors of bronze and gilt with an attendant to Aridoshi, wearing a court

Lot #: 507

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

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 parcel-gilt bronze ornament

A parcel-gilt bronze ornament
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED MIYAO (WORKSHOP OF MIYAO EISUKE)
A parcel-gilt bronze ornament Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Miyao (workshop of Miyao Eisuke) Designed in two colors of bronze and gilt with a dancer with a fan, wearing a head-piece and

Lot #: 510

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

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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A patinated bronze ornament

A patinated bronze ornament
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED HOZAN SAKU (YUKAWA HOZAN)
A patinated bronze ornament Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Hozan saku (Yukawa Hozan) Finely cast, chiseled and patinated with gilt, silver, shakudo and shibuichi as Jurojin (God of Longevity

Lot #: 506

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$12,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A patinated bronze ornament of an elephant supporting a pago...

A patinated bronze ornament of an elephant supporting a pagoda
MEIJI PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), ELEPHANT SIGNED BIZAN SAKU (MADE BY BIZAN); PAGODA WITH MARK OF FUJII (FUJII YOSHITOYO)
A patinated bronze ornament of an elephant supporting a pagoda Meiji period (early 20th century), elephant signed

Lot #: 516

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

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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A patinated bronze vase

A patinated bronze vase
MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), SIGNED KAZUMASA
A patinated bronze vase Meiji-Taisho period (early 20th century), signed Kazumasa Of slightly tapering form with high shoulder, cast and patinated in silver with two mice on a black ground; signature on base 9½in

Lot #: 537

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A patinated silver model of a parrot on hanging perch

A patinated silver model of a parrot on hanging perch
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED BAIKAI SAKU (NAKANO BAIKAI)
A patinated silver model of a parrot on hanging perch Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Baikai saku (Nakano Baikai) Naturalistically cast as a parrot and patinated, the

Lot #: 511

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A set of ten articulated soft-metal insects

A set of ten articulated soft-metal insects
EARLY 20TH CENTURY, NINE SIGNED KOZAN (TAKASE KOZAN; 1869-1934) WITH CURSIVE MONOGRAM ( KAO ), ONE GRASSHOPPER SIGNED MUNEYOSHI (TANAKA TADAYOSHI; ?-1958)
A set of ten articulated soft-metal insects Early 20th century, nine signed Kozan (Takase Kozan

Lot #: 535

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$60,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A set of two lacquer panels

A set of two lacquer panels
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), EACH SIGNED ZESHIN (SHIBATA ZESHIN; 1807-1891)
A set of two lacquer panels Meiji period (late 19th century), each signed Zeshin (Shibata Zeshin; 1807-1891) Each rectangular panel decorated in varicolored gold, red and black hiramaki-e and

Lot #: 488

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A Shibayama-style inlaid-silver tray

A Shibayama-style inlaid-silver tray
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED SEIMIN KOKU
A Shibayama-style inlaid-silver tray Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Seimin koku Of lobed form with twelve petals, the central roundel embellished with birds, flowers and tree by a stream in gold

Lot #: 520

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A shinto daisho

A shinto daisho
EDO PERIOD (17TH CENTURY), THE KATANA WITH SIGNATURE SUKEHIRO AND WITH DATE INSCRIPTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH 1654; THE WAKIZASHI SIGNED OMI NO KAMI MINAMOTO HISAMICHI WITH A CHRYSANTHEMUM MON
A shinto daisho Edo period (17th century), the katana with signature Sukehiro and with date

Lot #: 463

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A silver hinged box

A silver hinged box
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)
A silver hinged box Meiji period (late 19th century) The rectangular box on four short bracket feet, the hinged lid and sides chiseled with chrysanthemums, stamped jungin (pure silver) on base 5½ x 9 x 3in. (14 x 22.9 x 7.6cm

Lot #: 519

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A silver incense burner

A silver incense burner
MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), SIGNED MASAYUKI KOKU
A silver incense burner Meiji-Taisho period (early 20th century), signed Masayuki koku The globular body set on three feet, cast and chiseled with various chrysanthemums, fitted in the interior with a removable

Lot #: 517

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A silver incense burner

A silver incense burner
MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), SIGNED KINSHODO
A silver incense burner Meiji-Taisho period (early 20th century), signed Kinshodo The bulbous form set on three feet, the body finely incised with chrysanthemums, the pierced cover designed with motifs of the Four

Lot #: 524

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A Small Inlaid Celadon Stoneware Oil Bottle

A Small Inlaid Celadon Stoneware Oil Bottle
GORYEO DYNASTY (12TH CENTURY)
A Small Inlaid Celadon Stoneware Oil Bottle Goryeo dynasty (12th century) Of disc form on a short ring foot, inlaid in white and black on the wide shoulder with a band of chrysanthemum arabesques within line-and-dot borders

Lot #: 580

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$30,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A small lacquer cabinet (kodansu)

A small lacquer cabinet ( kodansu )
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)
A small lacquer cabinet ( kodansu ) Meiji period (late 19th century) The small rectangular chest with hinged door, decorated in red hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with lobsters with long antenna on a kinji ground, the interior of the

Lot #: 496

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$12,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A soft-metal-inlaid box and cover

A soft-metal-inlaid box and cover
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED JOMI SEI (JOMI EISUKE II; 1839-1899)
A soft-metal-inlaid box and cover Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Jomi sei (Jomi Eisuke II; 1839-1899) The box oval, the lid cast and chiseled with a blossoming cherry tree in

Lot #: 531

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014