Japanese and Korean Art

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

Date of the auction: 18.03.2014

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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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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) 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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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)

Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806) Color woodcut: a half-length image of the courtesan Karakoto and girl attendant of the Chojiya brothel, signed Utamaro hitsu and published by Wakasaya Yoichi; together with a reprint of an image from the series

Lot #: 418

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

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 woodcut: a mother lifts a mosquito net to comfort her young boy, who is having a nightmare, realized in the dream cartouche above of goblins, signed Utamaro hitsu and published by Omiya Gonkuro, grey

Lot #: 419

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

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: a young woman strums a shamisen as a boy clasps her from behind, an allusive picture to Sekidera, from the series Furyu nana Komachi (Fashionable Seven Komachi), signed Utamaro hitsu and

Lot #: 420

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

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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Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)

Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Mother Suckling Her Baby
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806) Mother Suckling Her Baby Color woodcut: a young woman suckling her baby beside a lacquered mirror stand, the glass of the mirror applied with silver mica and the stand burnished, the woman's robe with embossed

Lot #: 422

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Katsukawa Shuncho (act. 1780-95)

Katsukawa Shuncho (act. 1780-95)
Katsukawa Shuncho (act. 1780-95)
Katsukawa Shuncho (act. 1780-95) Color woodcuts: two pairs of amorous couples, from the series Imayo irokuni no ito --faded, creased and stained, one considerably wormed oban yoko-e : 9¾ x 14 5/8in. (24.8 x 37.2cm.); 9 5/8 x 14 3/8in

Lot #: 423

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806) Chobunsai Eishi (1756-1827)

Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806) Chobunsai Eishi (1756-1827)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806) Chobunsai Eishi (1756-1827) Color woodcuts: three erotic prints, one plate number 7 of Utamaro's set Negai no itoguchi , featuring the clandestine meeting between a married woman and

Lot #: 424

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Keisai Eisen (1790-1848)
Keisai Eisen (1790-1848) Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Color woodcuts: a group of eight prints, comprising Okegawa , from the series Kisokaido rokujukyu tsugi no uchi (The sixty-nine stations of the Kisokaido), unsigned

Lot #: 427

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

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 (1797-1848)

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 (1797-1858)

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 (1797-1848)

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 (1797-1858)

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)
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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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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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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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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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

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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 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 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 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 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 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) 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 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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An ornamental bronze incense burner

An ornamental bronze incense burner
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)
An ornamental bronze incense burner Meiji period (late 19th century) Cast in sections and mounted on a high base enwrapped by three dragons, the central ovoid section set on the central column cast with dragons and decorated with

Lot #: 505

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

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 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 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 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 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 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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An inlaid iron table cabinet

An inlaid iron table cabinet
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED KOMAI SEI AND SEALED RAKU
An inlaid iron table cabinet Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Komai sei and sealed Raku Inlaid in gilt nunomezogan and hirazogan , the doors with scenery of Komyoji Temple in Kurodani, Kyoto, the

Lot #: 514

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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An inlaid iron box

An inlaid iron box
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED DAI NIHON KYOTO KOMAI SEI AND SEALED RAKU
An inlaid iron box Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Dai Nihon Kyoto Komai sei and sealed Raku The rectangular two-tiered box with ringed hinged clasp and set into a rectangular base with

Lot #: 515

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

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 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