5137 - 5257 FINE ARTS - JAPANESE PRINTS, DRAWINGS AND ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, ORIENTAL ARTS
- Trifle foxed.
- Numerous flakes spots; a few cracks in the glass. Small ticket on verso of frame w. Chinese script in pen and ink (unread).
= Remarkable scene. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXVII.
= The warrior perhaps uses an ungaikyô, a spirited mirror, which could catch demons.
- Doubled.; closed wormhole in lower left corner.
= Decorative print with various species of fishes, shellfish, shells and cephalopods.
= Interesting scroll with drawings showing the various parts of a soldier's uniform and his armour and weapons, as well as flags, banners and other accoutrements. Rare, nothing comparable traced.
- Brown soiling.
AND 1 other gouache of three pigeons, probably Japanese school, 20th cent., signature and stamps unread, also framed.
- Some foxing; vertical crease strengthened on verso w. tape.
AND 5 others, incl. 2 chinese export watercolours (poor condition), showing a noble man with his servant.
- All with horizontal fold.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXVI.
- One horizontal yellowed fold.
- Occas. sl. foxed. Small moth-eaten spot on backcover. Otherwise fine.
= I.a. drawings of a moored ship; a group of 6 deer on a grassy patch; two houses in front of a high mountain; fishermen and women selling their catch on the beach and various landscapes.
Anonymous (1st half 20th cent.). Album with 12 double-p. watercolours, 1934, (2)p. w. manuscript text in brush and ink, watercolours each 24x36 cm., most w. artist's seal, bound as a blockbook, orig. dec. light brown silk w. white silk title-strip, a.e.g.
= Some names: Masayoshi and Kakuyu; some subjects: a seated lady with a pine tree branch in her hand; a bird on a branch with red berries; two turned-over mushrooms with 2 yellow leaves; a sketch of a monk seated in front of a fire. Attractive album.
- Both laid down.
- Binding cords of 3 vols. broken.
= Title unread. Perhaps a reference work for artists, showing all kinds of buddhist deities, demons and other symbols.
- Some false folds.