Paintings, Prints and Sculpture

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Date of the auction: 23.01.2021

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Clear Lake

ARTIST HIGASHIYAMA Kaii
Nikkeishinbunsha No.181, 1994, woodcut, 30.3x45.4cm, sealed at center right image, numbered LIII/CLXXV in the lower left margin, sheet size 33.4x48.1cm, published by The Adachi Institute of Woodcut Prints, the international version, framed

Lot #: 0001

Estimate: JP¥800,000 - JP¥1,200,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Cats

ARTIST SAITO Kiyoshi
1973, woodcut, sheet size 30x30cm, signed in the lower right margin, titled and dated in the lower left margin, numbered 105/200 in the lower center margin, framed

Lot #: 0002

Estimate: JP¥300,000 - JP¥500,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Oiseau et papillons

ARTIST HASEGAWA Kiyoshi
Reifushobo No.321, 1961, maniere noire, 26.2x36cm, signed in the lower right margin, titled, dated and numbered 21/70 in the lower left margin, sheet size 37.9x51.5cm, with a blind stamp "KIYOSHI HASEGAWA" in the margin, framed

Lot #: 0003

Estimate: JP¥700,000 - JP¥1,000,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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KUMAGAI MORIKAZU COLLECTION (portfolio)

ARTIST KUMAGAI Morikazu
Gifushinbunsha No.43-cover-43-8, 1972, 24.2x27-33.3x24.7cm, sheet size 25.6x28.8-38.3x27.8cm, all sealed, 8 of them are numbered 264/280 in the lower left margin, published by The Kato Institute of Woodcut Prints, with an original case

Lot #: 0004

Estimate: JP¥1,000,000 - JP¥1,500,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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12 PIECES OF BAROQUE MUSIC (portfolio)

ARTIST ARIMOTO Toshio
Shinchosha Print 15-26, 1981, etching, 13x10.4-15.5x10.4cm, sheet size each size 32.5x26.5cm (with full margins), all signed and dated in the lower right margin, numbered 10/50 in the lower left margin, published by Yayoi Gallery, with an original case

Lot #: 0005

Estimate: JP¥4,000,000 - JP¥6,000,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Cat from LE CHATS

ARTIST FOUJITA Tsuguharu
BUISSON 29.02/BII.29.200, 1929, etching and aquatint, 35x28.5cm, signed in the lower right margin, numbered 75/100 in the lower left margin, sheet size 49.5x42.6cm, China applique, printed on Japon, with trimmed margins, framed

Lot #: 0006

Estimate: JP¥1,000,000 - JP¥1,500,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Nature morte a l'encrier

ARTIST FOUJITA Tsuguharu
B.26.79, 1926, etching and aquatint, 26.5x34.5cm, signed and numbered 43/100 in the lower right margin, sheet size 43.8x55.8m, China applique, printed on Japon, framed

Lot #: 0007

Estimate: JP¥600,000 - JP¥800,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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PETITS MEITRES ET GAGNE-PETIT (illustrated book)

ARTIST FOUJITA Tsuguharu
an illustrated book containing 22 woodcuts in colors (2 double sizes, 20 single sizes (including the frontispiece and 19 with text)), BII.60.109, 1960, book size 37.5x29cm, signed and numbered "190" out of the total edition of 261 on the justification page, published by

Lot #: 0008

Estimate: JP¥1,200,000 - JP¥1,700,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Sea Goddess

ARTIST MUNAKATA Shiko
Kodansha vol. 2 No.221, 1954, woodcut, 40.7x30cm, signed, sealed and dated in the lower right margin, sheet size 54.8x41.8cm, framed. with an authenticity certificate by MUNAKATA Shiko Authentication Committee

Lot #: 0009

Estimate: JP¥500,000 - JP¥700,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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April: Sakyamuni from CALENDER IN THE MOOD OF THE TEA CEREMONY

ARTIST MUNAKATA Shiko
Kodansha vol. 9 No.127, 1958, woodcut, 56.7x22.5cm, signed, sealed and dated in the lower right margin, sheet size 62x29.5cm, framed. with an authenticity certificate by MUNAKATA Shiko Authentication Committee

Lot #: 0010

Estimate: JP¥500,000 - JP¥700,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Lion Cave from RYURI-SHO WANDERING AWAY FROM HOME

ARTIST MUNAKATA Shiko
Kodansha vol. 5 No.364, 1953, woodcut with hand-color from verso, 34.4x29.5cm, signed in the lower left margin, sealed in the lower right margin, sheet size 47.5x40.5cm, framed. with an authenticity certificate by MUNAKATA Shiko Authentication Committee

Lot #: 0011

Estimate: JP¥700,000 - JP¥1,000,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Woman with Hawk

ARTIST MUNAKATA Shiko
Kodansha vol. 7 No.51, 1951, woodcut with hand-color from verso, 60x45cm, mounted for scroll, sheet size 60.2x46.4cm, with a wooden box signed by the artist (titled "Young Hawk"). with an authenticity certificate by MUNAKATA Shiko Authentication Committee

Lot #: 0012

Estimate: JP¥700,000 - JP¥1,000,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Celestial maiden

ARTIST MUNAKATA Shiko
Kodansha vol. 8 No.88, 1971, woodcut with hand-color, hand-color from verso, 12x10.4cm, signed and sealed in the lower margin, sheet size 20x16.5cm, with a sticker signed and titled by the artist, framed. with an authenticity certificate by MUNAKATA Shiko Authentication

Lot #: 0013

Estimate: JP¥1,800,000 - JP¥2,300,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Female Kannon Banga (a set of 8 / Ori-hon)

ARTIST MUNAKATA Shiko
an Ori-hon containing 8 woodcuts from "Female Kannon Banga", each sheet size 31.8x52.2cm, Kodansha vol. 5 No.198, 200, 201, 203, 205-208, 1949, book size 43.3x65.3cm, 2 of them are sealed, with a wooden box signed by MUNAKATA Pariji. with an authenticity certificate by MUNAKATA

Lot #: 0014

Estimate: JP¥1,000,000 - JP¥1,500,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Shimyo-jo (Ori-hon)

ARTIST MUNAKATA Shiko
an Ori-hon containing 10 worksd (3 works of ink on paper and ink and 7 works of color on paper), book size 24x17.7cm, all signed and sealed, 6 of them are dated, with a sticker signed and titled by the artist on cover and case, with a box. with an authenticity certificate by

Lot #: 0015

Estimate: JP¥1,500,000 - JP¥2,000,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Yakushi ruriko nyorai [Bhaisajyaguru] (calligraphy)

ARTIST MUNAKATA Shiko
ink on paper, 142.3x35.4cm, sealed at upper right and lower right image, mounted for scroll, with a wooden box signed by the artist. with an authenticity certificate by MUNAKATA Shiko Authentication Committee

Lot #: 0016

Estimate: JP¥300,000 - JP¥400,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Calligraphy

ARTIST MUNAKATA Shiko
1974, ink on paper, 120.1x28.6cm, signed and sealed at lower right image, sealed at lower center image, mounted for scroll, with a wooden box signed by the artist. with an authenticity certificate by MUNAKATA Shiko Authentication Committee

Lot #: 0017

Estimate: JP¥300,000 - JP¥400,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Calligraphy

ARTIST MUNAKATA Shiko
ink on paper, 130.5x29.9cm, sealed at lower center image, mounted for scroll, with a wooden box signed by the artist. with an authenticity certificate by MUNAKATA Shiko Authentication Committee

Lot #: 0018

Estimate: JP¥300,000 - JP¥400,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Bodhisattva

ARTIST MUNAKATA Shiko
ink and color on paper, 16x47cm, signed and sealed at left image, mounted for scroll, with a wooden box signed by the artist. with an authenticity certificate by MUNAKATA Shiko Authentication Committee

Lot #: 0019

Estimate: JP¥500,000 - JP¥800,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Carp

ARTIST MUNAKATA Shiko
1944, ink on paper, 36.4x41.5cm, signed and sealed at upper left image, sealed at lower left image, mounted for scroll, with a wooden box signed by the artist. with an authenticity certificate by MUNAKATA Shiko Authentication Committee. Literature : The Complete Works of Shiko

Lot #: 0020

Estimate: JP¥500,000 - JP¥800,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Fruits and Vegetables

ARTIST MUNAKATA Shiko
1942, ink and color on paper, 28.5x45cm, signed and sealed at center left image, sealed and titled at center right image, mounted for scroll, with a wooden box signed by MUNAKATA Pariji. with an authenticity certificate by MUNAKATA Shiko Authentication Committee. Literature

Lot #: 0021

Estimate: JP¥300,000 - JP¥400,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Work

ARTIST MUNAKATA Shiko
ink on paper, 38x108cm, signed at center image, framed. *Sold without certification due to the off authenticated item

Lot #: 0022

Estimate: JP¥500,000 - JP¥700,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Four Gods (a set of 4)

ARTIST MUNAKATA Shiko
a set of 4: "Black Tortoise""White Tiger""Azure Dragon""Vermilion Bird", Kodansha vol. 2 No.254-257, 1953, woodcut with hand-color from verso, 32.8x23-33.4x23cm, sheet size 39.2x29.2-39.5x29.6cm, all sealed in the margin. each with an authenticity certificate by MUNAKATA Shiko

Lot #: 0023

Estimate: JP¥1,200,000 - JP¥1,800,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Owls (a set of 4)

ARTIST MUNAKATA Shiko
1962, ink and color on paper, each size 77x66.4cm, 1 of them is signed, 2 of them are sealed, all framed. each with authenticity certificate by MUNAKATA Shiko Authentication Committee. Literature : The Complete Works of Shiko Munakata, vol. 4, Kodansha, 1980, P.187, No.26-29

Lot #: 0024

Estimate: JP¥2,000,000 - JP¥3,000,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Benten with Biwa

ARTIST MUNAKATA Shiko
Kodansha vol. 6 No.280, 1973, woodcut with hand-color, hand-color from verso, 45.5x27.3cm, signed, sealed and dated in the lower center margin, sheet size 54x33.5cm, with a sticker signed and titled by the artist (titled "All People"), framed. with an authenticity certificate

Lot #: 0025

Estimate: JP¥3,000,000 - JP¥5,000,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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The Heron Maiden

ARTIST KITANO Tsunetomi
woodcut hand-color, 45.4x30cm, signed on plate at upper left image, sheet size 54.2x36.4cm

Lot #: 0026

Estimate: JP¥1,000,000 - JP¥1,500,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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In a Mellow Mood

ARTIST TORII Kotondo
woodcut, 40.6x25.4cm, signed and sealed on plate at center right image, sheet size 48.1x29.6cm, sealed and inscribed "51" on the sticker on verso

Lot #: 0027

Estimate: JP¥400,000 - JP¥600,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Vaspors of the Hot Apring from MODERN BEAUTIES SERIES I

ARTIST ITO Shinsui
1930, woodcut, 40.9x26cm, signed on plate and dated at upper left image, sheet size 43.2x27.7cm, sealed "WATANABE" at lower left image, numbered 84/250 on verso

Lot #: 0028

Estimate: JP¥500,000 - JP¥700,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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Doing Hair from MODERN BEAUTIES SERIES II

ARTIST ITO Shinsui
1934, woodcut, 41.5x25.5cm, signed and sealed on plate at upper right image, sheet size 44x27.5cm, sealed "publisher WATANABE Shozaburo" in the margin, numbered 196/250 on verso

Lot #: 0029

Estimate: JP¥250,000 - JP¥350,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021

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TEN THEMES OF WOMAN (portfolio)

ARTIST TAKEHISA Yumeji
woodcut, sheet size 43.2x31-44x31cm, all sealed on plate, each with publisher's seal in the margin, all numbered 56/150, published by The Kato Institute of Woodcut Prints, with an original Tatou case

Lot #: 0030

Estimate: JP¥300,000 - JP¥500,000

Date: 23 Jan 2021