Japanese and Korean Art

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

Date of the auction: 18.03.2014

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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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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Three color woodcuts: Senzokuike (Senzoku Pond), from the series Tokyo nijukkei (Twenty Views of Tokyo), 1928, published by Watanabe Shozaburo; Satsukiame (Arakawa) (May rain [Arakawa]), 1932, published by Doi Sadaichi

Lot #: 448

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Four color woodcuts: Arakawa no tsuki (Akabane) (Moon over Arakawa River [Akabane]), from the series Tokyo nijukkei (Twenty views of Tokyo), 1929, published by Watanabe Shozaburo; Haru no yuki (Kyoto Kiyomizu) (Spring snow

Lot #: 449

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Two color woodcuts: Shiba Zojoji (Zojoji Temple, Shiba), from the series Tokyo nijukkei (Twenty Views of Tokyo), 1925, published by Watanabe Shozaburo; Itako no yugure (Evening at Itako), 1932.6, published by Doi Sadaichi

Lot #: 450

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Three color woodcuts: Omiya Hikawakoen (Hikawa Park, Omiya), 1930, published by Watanabe Shozaburo; Funabori no yuki (Snow at Funabori), 1932.1, published by Doi Sadaichi; Hida Nakayama Shichiri (Hida Nakayama Shichiri

Lot #: 451

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Three color woodcuts: Yuki no Miyajima (Snow at Miyajima), 1928, published by Watanabe Shozaburo; Harusame (Gokokuji) (Spring rain [Gokokuji Temple]), 1932, published by Doi Sadaichi; Owari Kamezaki (Owari, Kamezaki), 1928

Lot #: 452

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Color woodcuts: Hoshi tsuki no yoru (Miyajima) (Starlit night [Miyajima]), from the series Tabi miyage dai sanshu (Souvenirs of travel, third series), 1928, published by Watanabe Shozaburo; Kawaguchiko (Lake Kawaguchi

Lot #: 453

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Ishiwata Koitsu (1897-1987)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Ishiwata Koitsu (1897-1987)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Ishiwata Koitsu (1897-1987) Two color woodcuts by Hasui: Kikyomon (The Kikyo Gate) from the series Tokyo nijukkei (Twenty Views of Tokyo), 1929; Haru no tsuki (Ninomiyakaigan) (Spring moon

Lot #: 454

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Three color woodcuts: Kiri no asa (Yotsuya Mitsuke) (Misty morning [Yotsuya Mitsuke]), 1932; Satsuki ame (Arakawa) (May rain [Arakawa]), 1932; Kure no yuki (Edogawa) , (Evening snow [Edo River]), 1932.2; each signed Hasui and

Lot #: 455

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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Ito Shinsui (1898-1972)

Ito Shinsui (1898-1972)
Ito Shinsui (1898-1972)
Ito Shinsui (1898-1972) Two color woodcuts: Hotaru (Firefly), a large-sized print of a woman with fan in the evening, a firefly above, signed Shinsui , published by Momose, undated, ribs of the fan embossed; a young geisha adjusting her coiffure using

Lot #: 458

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

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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An octagonal porcelain dish

An octagonal porcelain dish
ARITA WARE, KAKIEMON STYLE, EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH CENTURY)
An octagonal porcelain dish Arita ware, Kakiemon style, Edo period (late 17th century) Moulded in eight lobes and painted in polychrome enamels and gilt over clear glaze with a pair of quails, blossoming plum

Lot #: 460

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

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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An Enju School katana

An Enju School katana
NANBOKUCHO PERIOD (14TH CENTURY), ATTRIBUTED TO ENJU
An Enju School katana Nanbokucho period (14th century), attributed to Enju Sugata [configuration]: honzukuri, iori-mune with extended kissaki and toriizori curvature Kitae [forging pattern]: ko-itame, mokume Hamon [tempering

Lot #: 462

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

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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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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Brown lacquered Okegawa hishi-nui nimai-do gusoku (armor)

Brown lacquered Okegawa hishi-nui nimai-do gusoku (armor)
EDO PERIOD (17TH-18TH CENTURY)
Brown lacquered Okegawa hishi-nui nimai-do gusoku (armor) Edo period (17th-18th century) The armor comprising a sixty-two-plate russet iron sujibachi (ridged bowl) helmet signed Inshu ju Suzuki Kanemitsu

Lot #: 465

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$25,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kuro-nuri nimai-do gusoku (armor)

Kuro-nuri nimai-do gusoku (armor)
MOMOYAMA-EDO PERIOD (16TH-17TH CENTURY)
Kuro-nuri nimai-do gusoku (armor) Momoyama-Edo period (16th-17th century) The kabuto (helmet) comprising a black-lacquered iron twelve-plate sujibachi (ridged bowl), four-tier hachimanza (decorative surround to the aperture in

Lot #: 466

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

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 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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Lacquered-wood drum body (kodo) of small drum (Kotsuzumi)

Lacquered-wood drum body ( kodo ) of small drum ( Kotsuzumi )
EDO PERIOD (17TH CENTURY), INSCRIBED KO KOZAEMON MUNEYOSHI (5TH-GENERATION KO-SCHOOL MASTER) AND WITH KAO (CURSIVE MONOGRAM) IN GOLD LACQUER
Lacquered-wood drum body ( kodo ) of small drum ( Kotsuzumi ) Edo period (17th century

Lot #: 470

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Lacquered-wood drum body (Kodo) of large drum (Otsuzumi)

Lacquered-wood drum body ( Kodo ) of large drum ( Otsuzumi )
EDO PERIOD (17TH CENTURY)
Lacquered-wood drum body ( Kodo ) of large drum ( Otsuzumi ) Edo period (17th century) Brown lacquer with gold maki-e cherry blossoms and maple leaves 11in. (27.9cm.) long

Lot #: 471

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

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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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

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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 three-case lacquer inro

A three-case lacquer inro
EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), SIGNED CHION SAKU AND WITH CURSIVE MONOGRAM ( KAO )
A three-case lacquer inro Edo period (19th century), signed Chion saku and with cursive monogram ( kao ) Of circular shape decorated in gold, silver, red and brown hiramaki-e , togidashi and

Lot #: 484

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

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