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70 4628 Abe Hisako b 1934 70 4628 Abe Hisako b 1934
70/4628 Abe, Hisako (b.1934). (Reflections in water). Etching and aquatint, 32x47,3 cm., signed and "1965", "7/20" in pencil., under passepartout.

- Trifle yellowed.

€ (60-80)
70 4629 Anonymous early 18th cent  70 4629 Anonymous early 18th cent
70/4629 Anonymous (early 18th cent.). Kyôgen Comic Theater. Ehon, n.pl., n.publ., n.d. (approx. 1700), 3 vols., (26); (29); (29) lvs., each w. 10 woodcuts, orig. unif. wr. w. hashira title.

- A few leaves sl. rubbed; occas. fingersoiled. Wrappers worn.

= Kyôgen (meaning "mad words" or "wild speech") is a form of Japanese comic theater.

AND 1 later ehon.

€ (80-100)
70 4630 Anonymous 1st half 18th cent  70 4630 Anonymous 1st half 18th cent
70 4630 Anonymous 1st half 18th cent  70 4630 Anonymous 1st half 18th cent
70 4630 Anonymous 1st half 18th cent  70 4630 Anonymous 1st half 18th cent
70 4630 Anonymous 1st half 18th cent  70 4630 Anonymous 1st half 18th cent
70/4630 Anonymous (1st half 18th cent.). Hyakumonogatari kaidankai (A Gathering of One Hundred Supernatural Tales). Ehon, Kyôhô period (1716-1736), (100)p. w. woodcut text and 15 full-p. ills., bound as a blockbook in orig. wr. w. hashira title, in modern cord-bound wr. w. hashira title.

- Occas. waterstained towards the end; some (restored and unobtrusive) wormholes, also affecting images; orig. wr. worn; "Kanonkyo Riyaku Monogatari" in felt-tip pen on spine.

AND 2 other ehon: an unidentified 18th cent.(?) book with 2 single-p. and 1 double-p. woodcut ills. showing hunting scenes, and a 20th cent. artists' manual w. num. col. woodcut ills.

€ (70-90)
70 4631 Anonymous late 18th cent  70 4631 Anonymous late 18th cent
70/4631 Anonymous (late 18th cent.). "Kiku gen hiden nijukyu kajo ezu mokuroku" (Surveyor's Illustrated Handbook). N.pl., n.d. (±1800), (34) manuscript pages, pen and grey ink, 18 ills. in brush and grey and red ink, orig. wr.

- Some wormholing; a few light brown stains.

€ (70-90)
70 4632 Anonymous late 18th cent  70 4632 Anonymous late 18th cent
70/4632 Anonymous (late 18th cent.). (Stations along the Tokaido). Ehon, n.pl., n.publ., n.d. (late 18th cent.), (70) lvs., 22 double-p. and 4 single-p. woodcuts, orig. wr. w. hashira-title.

- Occas. trifle wormholed, contents otherwise fine. Hashira-title strip dam.

AND 1 ehon by TSUBAKI CHINZAN.

€ (70-90) 80
70 4633 Anonymous early 19th cent  70 4633 Anonymous early 19th cent
70 4633 Anonymous early 19th cent  70 4633 Anonymous early 19th cent
70/4633 Anonymous (early 19th cent.). (Study for a triptych with three actors). Drawing, brush and ink, 25x53 cm., ±1820.

= Play unidentified. Osaka School, possibly by Hirosada.

AND 4 other drawings.

€ (100-150)
70 4634 Anonymous 19th cent  70 4634 Anonymous 19th cent
70 4634 Anonymous 19th cent  70 4634 Anonymous 19th cent
70/4634 Anonymous (19th cent.). (Flowering plant in a richly decorated border). Gouache and goldpaint on silk, 19th cent.(?), India(?), 32x22 cm., framed. - AND 1 other similar drawing, also framed.
€ (60-80)
70 4635 Anonymous 19th cent  70 4635 Anonymous 19th cent
70/4635 Anonymous (19th cent.). (Fudo Myo-o). Drawing, pen and black ink, 27x19,5 cm., on thin paper.

- Sl. foxed in lower margin.

AND 11 others, mostly full-p. woodcut ills. from various ehon, but also incl. a nice anonymous drawing in pen and ink (a landscape with scattered buildings and a lake in the foreground).

€ (80-100)
70 4636 Anonymous 19th cent  70 4636 Anonymous 19th cent
70 4636 Anonymous 19th cent  70 4636 Anonymous 19th cent
70/4636 Anonymous (19th cent.). (Hotei sitting with his cloth bag). Drawing, brush and ink and watercolour, 36,5x48 cm., on 2 attached lvs.

- Central vertical fold; glue stain of former sellotape on fold shining through.

AND 1 other drawing.

€ (80-100)
70 4637 Anonymous 19th cent  70 4637 Anonymous 19th cent
70/4637 Anonymous (19th cent.). (Mountainous landscapes). Ehon, place and publisher unread, 29 (double-p.) col. woodcuts, orig. wr. w. title slip on frontwr. (unread).

- First two leaves trifle waterstained. Wrappers sl. worn; title slip sl. dam.

= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXII.

€ (100-150) 250
70 4638 Anonymous 19th cent  70 4638 Anonymous 19th cent
70/4638 Anonymous (19th cent.). (Streetdancers with drums). Drawing, brush and red and black ink, 40,5x17,8 cm.

- Tipped on mount; trifle foxed.

€ (70-90)
70 4639 Anonymous 19th cent  70 4639 Anonymous 19th cent
70 4639 Anonymous 19th cent  70 4639 Anonymous 19th cent
70/4639 Anonymous (19th cent.). (Study of birds). Drawing, brush and grey wash, 26,5x37,5 cm., framed.

- Brown soiling.

AND 1 other gouache of three pigeons, probably Japanese school, 20th cent., signature and stamps unread, also framed.

€ (100-150)
70 4640 Anonymous 19th cent  70 4640 Anonymous 19th cent
70 4640 Anonymous 19th cent  70 4640 Anonymous 19th cent
70 4640 Anonymous 19th cent  70 4640 Anonymous 19th cent
70 4640 Anonymous 19th cent  70 4640 Anonymous 19th cent
70/4640 Anonymous (19th cent.). (Young birds on the ground waiting to be fed). Drawing, brush and black ink on silk, 23,5x26,2 cm.

- Sl. yellowed; laid down on stiff paper.

AND 3 others, all col. woodcuts of fowl, various size, i.a. a col. woodcut horizontal ôban of two ducks and a kingfisher (thin spot in the middle; partly sl. yellowed).

€ (40-60) 60
70 4641 Anonymous 19th cent  70 4641 Anonymous 19th cent
70 4641 Anonymous 19th cent  70 4641 Anonymous 19th cent
70 4641 Anonymous 19th cent  70 4641 Anonymous 19th cent
70 4641 Anonymous 19th cent  70 4641 Anonymous 19th cent
70/4641 Anonymous (19th cent.). Yuzen moyo cho (album with yuzen patterns). Manuscript ehon, n.pl., Joshuya Kinzo (Shofukudo), ±1850, 2 vols., each w. 42 double-p. drawings showing pattern designs for kimono fabrics, pen/ brush and black ink and watercolour, orig. unif. cord-bound wr. w. hashira-title, cord-bound together in later wr. w. hashira-title, 4to-size.

- Some vague waterstains; sl. creased. Orig. wrappers worn, creased and sl. soiled.

= Nice collection of pattern designs with so-called yuzen colouring, showing landscapes, plants, birds, other animals, toys and geometrical shapes, the patterns often consisting of randomly scattered small patches of repeated or similar shapes/ objects.

€ (60-80) 70
70 4642 Anonymous 19th cent ? 70 4642 Anonymous 19th cent ?
70/4642 Anonymous (19th cent.?). Lot of 6 drawings, gouache and gold on silk, each ±25x25 cm., unif. framed, w. visible on verso sheets of gold-speckled paper w. extensive manuscript text and border dec. in colours.

- Some scattered sl. damages (i.a. flaked-off paint) and spotting.

= Unidentified theme(s)/ story/ stories. Detailed, skillful drawings.

€ (100-150) 150
70/4643 Anonymous (19th cent.?). (Thangka with White Tara Buddha goddess). Gouache on linen, 57x41 cm.

- Sl. waterstained. = The bodhisattvas Manjushri and Vajrapani are shown in lower corners.

€ (70-90)
70 4644 Anonymous 2nd half 19th cent  70 4644 Anonymous 2nd half 19th cent
70 4644 Anonymous 2nd half 19th cent  70 4644 Anonymous 2nd half 19th cent
70/4644 Anonymous (2nd half 19th cent.). (Street view with Mount Fuji in the background). (The entrance to a temple complex). Two handcol. lithographs, 29x39/ 27x25 cm., printed Japanese captions unread.

- The first print w. closed tear in right margin and lower blank margin; both prints yellowed/ trifle foxed/ creased.

€ (50-70) 50
70 4645 Anonymous late 19th cent  70 4645 Anonymous late 19th cent
70/4645 Anonymous (late 19th cent.). (Ladies enjoying the outdoors in all seasons). Ehon, n.pl., n.d., leporello w. 12 double-p. col. woodcuts, orig. wr.

- Fine copy. = Title and artist unread.

€ (70-90) 160
70 4646 Anonymous late 19th cent  70 4646 Anonymous late 19th cent
70 4646 Anonymous late 19th cent  70 4646 Anonymous late 19th cent
70 4646 Anonymous late 19th cent  70 4646 Anonymous late 19th cent
70 4646 Anonymous late 19th cent  70 4646 Anonymous late 19th cent
70/4646 Anonymous (late 19th cent.). (Lake Biwa and surroundings). N.pl., 1916, 60 drawings, brush and watercolours, in orig. dec. silk album w. title-strip reading "Nihon shinkei oomi nishi mizuumi"

- Some wormholing, almost throughout and in various sizes.

= Nevertheless a nice album, with two attractive large panoramas of the lake (one stretching over 8 leaves (total size: 29x161 cm.); both affected by wormholes); also containing several views of temples and mountains.

€ (250-350)
70 4647 Anonymous late 19th cent  70 4647 Anonymous late 19th cent
70 4647 Anonymous late 19th cent  70 4647 Anonymous late 19th cent
70/4647 Anonymous (late 19th cent.). (Mountainous landscape with a tree in red autumnal colours near a house). Watercolour, 31,5x11,7 cm. Anonymous (late 19th cent.). (Two men, one with a parasol and one with a fan). Watercolour, 31,3x10 cm., signed illegibly.

- Second watercolour w. an old horizontal fold.

€ (100-150) 110
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