Japanese and Korean Art

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

Date of the auction: 18.03.2014

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Yoko-hagi okegawa do gusoku (armor)

Yoko-hagi okegawa do gusoku (armor)
EDO PERIOD (17TH-18TH CENTURY)
Yoko-hagi okegawa do gusoku (armor) Edo period (17th-18th century) The kabuto (helmet) comprising a five plate Hineno zu-nari hachi (head-shaped-bowl), rounded conical rivets in two rows along the central plate and a single row

Lot #: 464

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Yi Haung (1820-1898)

Yi Haung (1820-1898)
Orchid
Yi Haung (1820-1898) Orchid Sealed lower right with artist's soubriquet Sokpa ; with oval seal Heonjong (King Yi Hwan; r. 1834-49) and three collector's seals Album leaf; ink on paper, framed 10 3/8 x 12 5/16in. (26.5 x 31.5cm

Lot #: 576

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

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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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Asakusa Kinryuzan (Asakusa Kinryuzan [Sensoji Temple]), from the series Meisho Edo hyakkei (One hundred views of famous places of Edo)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Asakusa Kinryuzan (Asakusa Kinryuzan [Sensoji Temple]), from the series Meisho Edo hyakkei (One hundred

Lot #: 429

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Color woodcuts: falcon on a vine-wrapped pine branch, signed Hiroshige hitsu and sealed Ichiryusai ; and a java sparrow on a morning glory, signed Hiroshige hitsu --first good impression and color; second

Lot #: 434

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Color woodcuts: parrot on a grape vine, signed Hiroshige hitsu ; swallow and wisteria, signed Hiroshige hitsu ; and a owl, pine and crescent moon--first good impression, slightly soiled; second slightly soiled

Lot #: 435

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Three woodcuts: wagtail and red and white chrysanthemums; a pair of mandarin ducks in an icy pond, leaves falling from above; and a kingfisher on a tree stump by reeds scouring for fish in a pond, each signed

Lot #: 436

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Color woodcuts: four bird-and-flower prints comprising a blue and purple bird on a slender tree branch, signed Hiroshige hitsu ; a blue print ( aizuri-e ) of a bird flying above camellias and poem, signed

Lot #: 439

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Tokaido kawa zukushi Oigawa no zu (Collection of rivers along the Tokaido: View of the Oi River)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848) Tokaido kawa zukushi Oigawa no zu (Collection of rivers along the Tokaido: View of the Oi River) Color woodcut triptych: women and their

Lot #: 430

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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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848) Color woodcuts: green warbler on budding branches; swallow and purple wisteria branches; two birds and purple wisteria branches; each signed Hiroshige hitsu --first good impression, stained, trimmed into seals

Lot #: 437

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848) Color woodcuts: owl, pine and crescent moon; java sparrow on magnolia branches; and a blue print ( aizuri-e ) of eastern chimney sparrows and willow branches, first two signed Hiroshige hitsu , third signed

Lot #: 438

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848) Color woodcuts: bulfinch and branches of budding and flowering aronia, the stem of the left vertical branches from a red color block, signed Hiroshige hitsu , indistinct round seal Ichiryusai , published by

Lot #: 440

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848) Color woodcuts: red-cheeked bird and red plum blossoms, lower ground yellow, signed with two red seals Hiroshige ; canary and blue wisteria, signed Hiroshige hitsu and sealed Hiroshige --first very good

Lot #: 441

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949)

Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949)
Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949)
Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949) Five color woodcuts: Benkeibashi (Benkei Bridge), 1933.4; Hibiya no tsuki (Moon over Hibiya), 1933.2; Takanawa Sengakuji (Sengakuji Temple, Takanawa), 1933.5; Zojoji no yuki (Snow at Zojoji temple), 1933.1; each from

Lot #: 456

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Tawara Yusaku (1932-2004)

Tawara Yusaku (1932-2004)
Bokusho (Ink play)
Tawara Yusaku (1932-2004) Bokusho (Ink play) Hanging scroll; ink on paper 20¾ x 10¼in. (52.7 x 26cm.) With wood box signed, sealed and titled by the artist

Lot #: 567

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Tawara Yusaku (1932-2004)

Tawara Yusaku (1932-2004)
Jusan butsu (Thirteen Buddhas)
Tawara Yusaku (1932-2004) Jusan butsu (Thirteen Buddhas) Hanging scroll; ink on paper 16¼ x 10¾in. (41.3 x 24.3cm.) With wood box signed, sealed and titled by the artist

Lot #: 568

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Tawara Yusaku (1932-2004)

Tawara Yusaku (1932-2004)
Bussetsu Maka Hannya Haramita Shingyo (The Heart Sutra), 1999
Tawara Yusaku (1932-2004) Bussetsu Maka Hannya Haramita Shingyo (The Heart Sutra), 1999 Hanging scroll; ink and gold on paper 17 x 16¼in. (43.2 x 41.3cm.) With wood box signed, sealed, titled and dated 1999 by

Lot #: 569

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Tawara Yusaku (1932-2004)

Tawara Yusaku (1932-2004)
Zuiun (Auspicious Cloud)
Tawara Yusaku (1932-2004) Zuiun (Auspicious Cloud) Hanging scroll; ink on paper 18¾ x 21in. (47.6 x 53.3cm.) With wood box signed, sealed and titled by the artist

Lot #: 570

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Suzuki Harunobu (1725?-1770)

Suzuki Harunobu (1725?-1770)
Suzuki Harunobu (1725?-1770)
Suzuki Harunobu (1725?-1770) Color woodcut: a courtesan of the Ibarakiya brothel coaxing her client to stay, an allusive picture ( mitate-e ) to the legend of Watanabe no Tsuna and the demon Ibaraki at the Rashomon gate, the girl's hidden

Lot #: 412

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Sekino Jun'ichiro (1914-1968)

Sekino Jun'ichiro (1914-1968)
Profile portrait of girl in purple kimono Bunraku scene Boy with dog
Sekino Jun'ichiro (1914-1968) Profile portrait of girl in purple kimono Bunraku scene Boy with dog Color woodcuts: three large-size prints comprising a vertical profile portrait of a girl in purple

Lot #: 459 A

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Saratani Tomizo (b. 1949)

Saratani Tomizo (b. 1949)
Seashells
Saratani Tomizo (b. 1949) Seashells Signed Tomizo Carved and lacquered wood panel 37¼ x 35¼in. (94.6 x 89.5cm

Lot #: 563

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Park Nu-Su (1927-2013)

Park Nu-Su (1927-2013)
Landscape with boat, 1975
Park Nu-Su (1927-2013) Landscape with boat, 1975 Signed and sealed Namjeung and dated winter, with cylical date corresponding to 1975 Ink and color on paper, framed 26¾ x 31 7/8in. (68 x 81cm.) sight

Lot #: 595

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

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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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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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-Omote

Noh mask of Ko-Omote
EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY), INSCRIBED YASUHISA (DEME YUSUI) AND WITH KAO (CURSIVE MONOGRAM) IN GOLD LACQUER
Noh mask of Ko-Omote Edo period (18th century), inscribed Yasuhisa (Deme Yusui) and with kao (cursive monogram) in gold lacquer Polychrome pigments and gesso over wood

Lot #: 478

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014