A framed screen print titled "Soroban 305-S" (soroban means abacus in Japanese), number 38/50 in its series, signed by artist Yoshio Sekine (1922-1988). Dated 1973.
Size: (entire frame) 25.5" height, 19.75" width, (artwork only) 19.25" height, 13.75" width
Japanese framed woodblock print by sōsaku hanga artist Haku Maki (1924-2000). This print is titled "Hantou - 75", number 32 in its series and signed with a red cartouche. Depicted is a glossy, embossed vase with silver embossed flower buds. Size: (entire frame)14" height, 11.25" width (artwork only) 9" height, 6.25" width
Japanese framed woodblock print by sōsaku hanga artist Haku Maki (1924-2000). This print is titled "Wan - 33", numbered 117/151 and signed with a red cartouche. The print depicts gold tone calligraphy over a bowl with silver highlights and embossed texture.
Size: (entire frame)14" height, 11.25" width (artwork only) 9" height, 6.25" width
A large framed woodblock print by artist Ouchi Makoto (1926-1989). Ukiyo-e style images of fierce warriors and a demon appear in the two front paper blocks, and have kanji that has been cut from the tops. A beautiful maiden appears in the third block, while a large wave appears in the last, a nod to the famous woodblock artist Hokusai. Ouchi has created great depth with his techniques of color gradation, shading, and perspective. The piece is signed at the bottom in pencil, and numbered 5/60.... Click for details
Japanese Sadao Watanabe (1913 - 1996) print of the Three Saints. Attractive red background highlighting the three saints with birds sitting atop a terrace. Print # 10/70 in 1971.
Print on Paper
Dimensions: 27 1/2" High X 23 1/2" Wide
Japanese Sadao Watanabe print of pouring water (1913 - 1996). Striking red background with four characters pouring water. Numbered 16/70 printed in 1971. Great condition, with no rips or condition issues.
Dimensions: 27 1/2" High X 23" Wide
Japanese antique wood block print entitled "The Cry of the Fox" from the series "One Hundred Aspects of the Moon", by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892).
signed Yoshitoshi with artist's seal Yoshitoshi, engraver's mark Enkatsu, and published by Akiyama Buemon, 1886
Based on a kyogen drama, Konkai ('The Cry of the Fox'). Kyogen were short, humorous interludes staged between acts of a No play. In this story, a hunter is visited by his uncle, the priest Hakuzosu, who lectures his nephew on the... Click for details
Unique antique Japanese bronze dragon candle stick holder. Detailed flowing bronze dragon dancing while holding up the candle stand. Great flowing shape that catches the eye.
Late Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)
Dimensions: 22" long X 13 1/4" High X 7 1/2" Deep