Spring Select Auction 2007

Oriental Art and Ceramics

447. c.1900 Japanese blue and white floor vase, decorated with birds, butterflies, chrysanthemums, and blossoming fruit trees, spectacular condition with insignificant firing flaws to side, 30"h, 9.75" opening. 600-800
448. Mid to late 19th century Japanese Imari charger, unusual design, stylized fingers in yellow, orange, pink and green with blossoms and tartan pattern, over blue and white densely decorated branches and blossoms, reverse of rim decorated with hills and clouds, old hand made hanger, 18"d, expected roughness, excellent condition. 600-800
449. Japanese hand thrown hand decorated vase, probably Satsuma with unknown mark to base, Meiji period. Two landscape panels with swallows and raised flowers, neck decorated with intricate birds merging into stylized landscapes and flowers, minor heat flaws to neck, 15"h, excellent condition. 350-550
450. Satsuma vase, Meiji period, extensive and detailed gold work and raised details, decorations include deities and birds and flowers. Wear to gold around rim, three heat lines to base, clean drill hole, 15.75"h x 7"w, excellent condition. 400-600
451. Early Satsuma squat vase with large peacocks, colorful decoration with gold highlights, Satsuma mark with either artist or kiln mark to base, 18th or 19th century, 12"h, excellent condition. 300-500
452. Large Japanese porcelain floor vase, 20th century, raised decorations of birds and plants in gold, red and black, blue and white background decorated with birds and plants, ruffled rim, unmarked, 42.5"h, crack. 600-800
453. 18th century Japanese blue and white plate, decorated with house with sliding door and paneled floor interior, trees, slightly fluted rim, minor firing flaws, excellent condition, 12.5". 200-400
454. 19th century Satsuma pottery plate, four overlapping panels decorated with people and fine gold stippling, floral decorated black border, five red and gold panels with blossoms, gold and black Greek key rim, gold and black painted mark to base, tremendous detail throughout, excellent condition, 6.25". 150-250
455. 18th century oriental blue and white sauce boat with black and orange highlights, 10.5" long, roughness to handle. 300-500
456. Katsushika Hokusai, Japan, 1760-1849, Bushu Senju (Senju in Musashi Province), from Fugaku sanju-rokkei (Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji), woodblock print, 10" x 14", minor foxing and single pin-hole to sky, not examined out of frame. 2,000-4,000
457. Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), Japan, 1786-1865, Diptych showing man restraining dog from fish monger, woodblock print, c.1850, two Nanushi censor seals, Yamaguchi-Ya publisher seal, a lifetime print, 12.5" x 9" each sheet, double matted framing, some wrinkling, very good color. 200-400
458. Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), Japan, 1786-1865, Diptych with man and woman in interior, woodblock print, c.1850, Murata and Mera censor seals, publisher's seal, 13.25" x 9.3" each sheet, double matted framing, a few small holes, good color. 200-400
459. Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), Japan, 1786-1865, Triptych showing the arrival of a bride in the groom's palace with ornate screens, c.1850, two Nanushi censor seals, publisher's seal, a lifetime print, 14" x 29", small hole, excellent color. 500-700
460. Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), Japan, 1786-1865, Triptych depicting Prince Genji and attendants by the water, woodblock print, 14" x 9.5" each sheet, marks for artist, publisher and censors. 500-700
461. Japanese carved and painted panel with applied carvings of bone, antler, and mother of pearl, depicting a student sparring with his master amidst tall trees and underbrush under a full moon, in original decorated frame, 32" x 22.75". 1,000-1,500
462. Gekko Ogata, Japan, 1859-1920, Women playing music, woodblock print, 12.5" x 9", artist and publisher marks. Condition: hole LR, stain UL, some wrinkles, excellent impression quality. 200-300
463. Two woodblock prints by Utagawa Yoshitora, Japan, 19th century: Woman with fan, 11.5" x 8". Woman standing over crouching samurai, 12.25" x 8.25", minor stains. Both on fibrous paper, matching frames and double matting. 200-400
464. Sadanobu Hasegawa, Japan, 1809-1879, Geisha Girl in Winter, woodblock print, 13.5" x 9". 150-250
465. Sadanobu Hasegawa, Japan, 1809-1879, Geisha Girl in Spring, woodblock print, 13.5" x 9". 150-250
466. Sadanobu Hasegawa, Japan, 1809-1879, Geisha Girl in Autumn, woodblock print, 13.5" x 9". 150-250
467. Sadanobu Hasegawa, Japan, 1809-1879, Maiko girl dancing, woodblock print, 10" x 7.5". 150-250
468. Eishi, Japan, 1756-1829, Ukiyo-e portrait of lady, later woodblock print, 11.25" x 7.75". 100-150
469. Sadanobo Hasegawa IV, Japan, b.1914, Kabuki actress, woodblock print, 9.5" x 7.5". 100-150
470. Toshi Yoshida, Japan, 1911-1995, Pine - Friendly Garden Series, woodblock print, 19.5" x 9.5", excellent condition and colors, bokashi shading. Limited edition printing for the Franklin Mint. 300-500
471. Toshi Yoshida, Japan, 1911-1995, Pine - Friendly Garden Series, woodblock print, 19.5" x 9.5", excellent condition and colors, bokashi shading. Limited edition printing for the Franklin Mint. 300-500
472. Toshi Yoshida, Japan, 1911-1995, Plum - Friendly Garden Series, woodblock print, 19.5" x 9.5", excellent condition and colors, bokashi shading. Limited edition printing for the Franklin Mint. 300-500
473. Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III), Japan, 1786-1865, Daimyo meeting with architect while the household squabbles, woodblock print, early 19th century, 13" x 8.25", artist mark, censor mark. Condition: Small hole UR, some wrinkles, pink bleed-through in center. 300-500
474. Kuniyasu Utagawa, Japan, 1794-1832, Group of samurai with valets, woodblock print, 14.25" x 9.25", marks for artist, censor and publisher. Condition: some worm holes and wrinkles, excellent color and impression. 200-400
475. Yoshikazu Utagawa, Japan, 19th century, Daimyo with gathered warriors and samurai with scythe on chain, woodblock print, 13.5" x 9", artist and censor marks. Condition: worm hole, excellent color, probably part of a triptych. 300-500
476. Two woodblock prints by Nisaburo Ito, Japan, 20th century, Ninnaji Temple snow scenes: Five story pagoda in inner temple, and Two Kings Gate, both 15.75" x 10.25", Uchida publisher, excellent condition. 200-400
477. Sadanobo Hasegawa, Japan, 1809-1879, Warrior Kajiwara Kagesue on horseback, woodblock print, 15" x 10", insignificant discoloration to sky. 175-250
478. Tsukioka Kogyo, Japan, 1869-1927, Royal figure with sun crown, woodblock print, 14.25" x 9.5", unsigned. 150-250
479. Tsukioka Kogyo, Japan, 1869-1927, Noh play actress with bird crown, woodblock print, 14.25" x 9.5", small hole upper right. 150-250
480. Tsukioka Kogyo, Japan, 1869-1927, Seated Noh play actor with blue robe, woodblock print, 14.25" x 9.5". 150-250
481. Tsukioka Kogyo, Japan, 1869-1927, Noh play actor with long beard and fan, woodblock print, 14.25" x 9.5". 150-250
482. Portrait of Kabuki performer with fan, woodblock print on heavy paper, unknown artist, 8.5" x 6.5", minor creasing. 75-125
483. Toyokuni III, Japan, 1769-1825, Actress as Miss Tora in Soga Brothers play, woodblock print, 10.5" x 8". 150-250
484. Tsukioka Kogyo, Japan, 1869-1927, Noh play warrior, woodblock print, 14.25" x 9.5". 150-250
485. Tsukioka Kogyo, Japan, 1869-1927, Old man with water buckets, woodblock print, 14.25" x 9.5". 150-250
486. Katsushika Hokusai, Japan, 1760-1849, Koshu Kajikazawa (Kajikazawa in the Province of Kai), from Fugaku sanju-rokkei (Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji), c.1925 woodblock print, 6.5" x 8.75", insignificant discoloration to sky, not examined out of frame. 50-100