Japanese, Islamic, Indian and Tribal Art

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Date of the auction: 12.11.2019

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Gyokko: A Pair of Japanese Parcel Gilt Bronze Figures

Gyokko: A Pair of Japanese Parcel Gilt Bronze Figures , each man stands dressed in typical garb, one has his daisho tucked into his obi as he raises a lantern high, the other carries a fiery brand in one hand and raises his daito aloft, each with a gilt signature plaque "Gyokko", each standing on a

Lot #: 400

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Miya-O Eisuke: A Parcel Gilt Figure of a Carpenter

Miya-O Eisuke: A Parcel Gilt Figure of a Carpenter, the artisan stands holding a spar of wood with one foot bracing its bottom as he planes the top portion, with gilt panel bearing signature Miya-O with seal "Ei"; on a gold lacquered wood stand; height overall 21cms; Meiji Period; A Parcel Gilt

Lot #: 401

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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MIyao Eisuke: A Japanese Bronze Figure

MIyao Eisuke: A Japanese Bronze Figure, the man stands with his left foot forward and holding an Oni mask in one hand whilst gesturing with his khakkhara, his robes decorated in parcel gilt with Shinto symbols, signed Miya-O, on the original lacquered wood stand, height overall 21.7cms, Meiji Period

Lot #: 402

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Large Tokyo School Style Bronze figure of a Street Peddler

A Large Tokyo School Style Bronze figure of a Street Peddler , he stands dressed in a short robe and tousers on a rounded base as he holds a large basket of persimmons under his left arm whilst proffering a fruit with his right, incised signature to the back of the base "Yoshido saku", height 65cms

Lot #: 403

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,800

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Pair of Japanese Bronze Vases

A Pair of Japanese Bronze Vases , each of rounded form tapering towards the mouth and with an everted rim, decorated in silver, gold, copper and shakudo with a cockerel and his hen, incised to the base Muneta...(?), height 25cms, Meiji-Taisho Era

Lot #: 404

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Large Japanese Bronze of a Carp

A Large Japanese Bronze of a Carp , the fish leaping up from amid waves, its mouth open, the eyes inlaid in gold and shakudo, height 44.6cms, Meiji Period

Lot #: 405

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Japanese Parcel Gilt Bronze Figure of an Archer kneeling on his right...

A Japanese Parcel Gilt Bronze Figure of an Archer kneeling on his right knee and leaning back as he bend his bow to project the notched arrow, he wears an eboshi on his head and a haori over his armour, his eyes in silvering and shakudo, signed on a gilt plaque, "(?)..mori", height 32.8cms, Meiji

Lot #: 406

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Atsuyoshi: A Japanese Bronze Figure of an Angler

Atsuyoshi: A Japanese Bronze Figure of an Angler, the man wears a short coat with his trousers rolled up and stands on a rocky outcrop, he cries out in surprise as the eel that he has just hooked entwines itself around his leg, details in gilding, gilt signature panel Atsuyoshi saku and mark of the

Lot #: 407

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A large Japanese bronze of a snarling tiger

A large Japanese bronze of a snarling tiger , with striped markings and character signature to base, Meiji Period, 96cm long, wood stand 74cm long

Lot #: 408

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Japanese Bronze Vase of lobed

A Japanese Bronze Vase of lobed, bulbous form resting on a convoluted dragon support on a five-lobed, cloud pierced foot, the cylindrical neck rising to a five-lobed mouth, the body with reticulated handles and mounted with a further dragon, height 81.5cms, Meiji Period

Lot #: 409

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Pair of Japanese Bronze Vases

A Pair of Japanese Bronze Vases , each of cylindrical form on a stepped column resting on a circular base supported on five elephant-head feet, the sides applied with handles in the form of waves, the body decorated in relief, silver, gold and copper with the Eight Horses of Mu Wang, height 58.5cms

Lot #: 410

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Japanese Cast Bronze Jardiniere of lobed form decorated on the diaper...

A Japanese Cast Bronze Jardiniere of lobed form decorated on the diaper ground with clouds and panels depicting a Kylin and an Ho-o bird, the sides with angular handles, the whole raised on four elephant-head legs, height 39.8cms, Meiji Period

Lot #: 411

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Japanese Cast Bronze Figure of a Laughing Bijin

A Japanese Cast Bronze Figure of a Laughing Bijin , she wears a long kimono and geta and holds her hand to her hair, she stands beside a garden lantern perched on a gnarled tree trunk, incised signature to base, height 63.5cms, Meiji Period

Lot #: 412

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Pair of Japanese Bronze Vases

A Pair of Japanese Bronze Vases , each with a bulbous body on a splayed foot and rising to a slightly waisted neck with dragon-head and tongue handles, decorated in relief with silver, copper, shakudo and gold hon-zogan with ikebana baskets, omodaka plants and cranes, height 42cms, Meiji Period

Lot #: 413

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Japanese Bronze Vase of tapered ovoid form on a splayed foot

A Japanese Bronze Vase of tapered ovoid form on a splayed foot, the steep shoulder rising to a cylindrical neck with broad mouth and a galleried rim pierced with a manji diaper, the dark patinated body softly modelled with group of egrets amid lotuses, incised signature to base, height 48cms, Meiji

Lot #: 414

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Japanese Bronze Figure of a Peasant

A Japanese Bronze Figure of a Peasant , the man wears a short coat, waraji sandals and a bandana round his head, he stands on an irregular base holding a broom in one hand, the other extended to pick a fruit, foundry stamp to base, height 55.5cms, Meiji Period

Lot #: 415

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Japanese Bronze Bowl of ovoid form cast in relief with carp

A Japanese Bronze Bowl of ovoid form cast in relief with carp, eyes inlaid with gold and shakudo, the interior with a separate liner, signed to the base, height 23cms, Meiji-Taisho Era

Lot #: 416

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Japanese Bronze Ikebana Vase with bulbous body cast with dragons on a...

A Japanese Bronze Ikebana Vase with bulbous body cast with dragons on a diaper ground, rising to a broad mouth with manji diaper edge, the whole on a circular base with animal mask legs, height 4.7cms, foundry seal to base, Meiji Period

Lot #: 417

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A very large Pair of Japanese Bronze Vases each of inverted baluster form...

A very large Pair of Japanese Bronze Vases each of inverted baluster form on a stepped base, rising to a cylindrical neck with everted mouth, the body applied with a coiled dragon patinated green with inlaid eyes, height 110cms, 20th Century

Lot #: 418

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Pair of Japanese Bronze Vases

A Pair of Japanese Bronze Vases , each with a body of compressed, lobed form on a splayed foot, the tall neck rising to a lobed mouth, applied in relief, silvered and gilded bronze with irises rising from a stream, height 60.5cms, incised signature beneath, Meiji-Taisho era (2

Lot #: 419

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Miya-O: A Japanese Parcel Gilt Figure of a Fisherman

Miya-O: A Japanese Parcel Gilt Figure of a Fisherman , he stands naked save for his fundoshi (loin cloth) and a sweat band round his head, he carries a basket with a large bonito in it, his mouth open as he cries his wares, signed on a plaque beneath the basket Miya-O with seal "Ei", mounted on a

Lot #: 420

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Akasofu Gyokko: A Japanese Bronze Model of a Striding Tiger

Akasofu Gyokko: A Japanese Bronze Model of a Striding Tiger , the feline slightly croched with its head raised, mouth open in a roar, eyes inlaid in glass, signed in a seal on the belly Gyokko saku, length 83cms, Meiji Period

Lot #: 421

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Akasofu Gyokko: A Large Japanese Bronze Figure of a Man standing on a...

Akasofu Gyokko: A Large Japanese Bronze Figure of a Man standing on a rectangular base, he carries a large bow in one hand, a quiver of arrows on his back and an early "dolmen" style sword by his side, signed, height 94cms, Meiji Period

Lot #: 422

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Japanese Bronze Group of a Sage seated on the back of a Mule

A Japanese Bronze Group of a Sage seated on the back of a Mule , the bearded figure with one foot in a stirrup, the other knee drawn up, he holds a ruyi sceptre in one hand, the mule stands on a grassy hillock with head lowered, decorated with kebori and gold onlay, height 58.5cms, Meiji Period

Lot #: 423

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Large Japanese Bronze Vase

A Large Japanese Bronze Vase, of bulbous form resting on a splayed foot and rising to a short, waisted cylindrical neck with everted lip, decorated in high relief with Buddhistic figures, one on an elephant, the other on a shishi, both amid clouds, details in silver wash and inlaid in hardstones

Lot #: 424

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Japanese Vase and Cover

A Japanese Vase and Cover , the copper body of compressed globular form raised on three stub feet, the low domed cover surmounted by a silvered knop in the form of a convoluted dragon holding a tama, the vase decorated in low relief, kebori and iro-e taka-zogan with flights of geese above fishing

Lot #: 425

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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Miya-O Eisuke: An Unusual Japanese Parcel Gilt bronze Figure of a Woman

Miya-O Eisuke: An Unusual Japanese Parcel Gilt bronze Figure of a Woman , she stands dressed in a kimono decorated in flowers with a reed apron tied around her waist, she lifts one hand to shade her eyes, her two buckets lie either side of her, signed on a gilt tablet Miya-O; the whole ensemble

Lot #: 426

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Japanese Cast Bronze Figure of a Manchurian Crane

A Japanese Cast Bronze Figure of a Manchurian Crane , the bird stands with one leg advanced and its head turned back towards its right, height 41cms, unsigned, Meiji-Taisho era

Lot #: 427

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Japanese Silver and Lacquer Kodansu

A Japanese Silver and Lacquer Kodansu , the rectilinear cabinet with double doors opening to three roiro drawers, the doors and exterior in silver chased with peonies, bamboo, irises, prunus, chrysanthemum and other emblematic flowers in kebori, the top with an ogee carrying handle, 13cms by 10cms

Lot #: 428

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 12 Nov 2019

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A Japanese Bronze Figure of a Fan Dancer

A Japanese Bronze Figure of a Fan Dancer , the bijin wears a lengthy O-Sode kimono decorated with chrysanthemums on water as she stands on one foot and deploys her fans, one before her face the other behind her, her elaborate obi decorated in relief with carp on formal waves, unsigned, height

Lot #: 429

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 12 Nov 2019