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Auction Date Aug 20 Auction
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Lot: 1 - WOOD NETSUKE By Gyokurintei. In the form of two

WOOD NETSUKE 18th/19th Century By Gyokurintei. In the form of two battling samurai. Signed.

Lot: 2 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of Shoki beating on an

WOOD NETSUKE Early 19th Century In the form of Shoki beating on an oni. Signed "Hide..." Height 2.25".

Lot: 3 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a puppy with double

WOOD NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of a puppy with double inlaid eyes seated in a humorous position. Signed (possibly Yuko). Length 2".

Lot: 4 - WOOD NETSUKE By Masamitsu. In the form of a shishi

WOOD NETSUKE 19th Century By Masamitsu. In the form of a shishi holding a brocade ball with a loose ball floating inside. Signed. Height 1.25".

Lot: 5 - INLAID WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a wolf with

INLAID WOOD NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of a wolf with inlaid eyes, feasting on a bone while leaning against a tree branch that forms the himotoshi. Height 1.5".

Lot: 6 - WOOD NETSUKE By Miwa. Depicting Kiyohime wrapping

WOOD NETSUKE 18th Century By Miwa. Depicting Kiyohime wrapping herself about the bell of Anchin. Anchin can be viewed through a crack in the bell. Signed. Length 1.3".

Lot: 7 - INLAID WOOD NETSUKE By Miwa. In the form of a

INLAID WOOD NETSUKE 18th Century By Miwa. In the form of a seated man examining a tea jar while wearing a short sword. Height 1". Ivory inlays. Signed.

Lot: 8 - WOOD NETSUKE By Miwa. Depicting six children

WOOD NETSUKE 19th Century By Miwa. Depicting six children preparing for a parade with a shishi costume. Signed on inlaid lacquer plaque. Length 1.5".

Lot: 9 - LACQUER-ON-WOOD NETSUKE In the form of Fukurokuju

LACQUER-ON-WOOD NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of Fukurokuju standing while wearing a cloud-decorated robe. Height 1.4".

Lot: 10 - LACQUER-ON-WOOD NETSUKE By Yokobue. Depicting an

LACQUER-ON-WOOD NETSUKE 18th/19th Century By Yokobue. Depicting an elderly woman walking with the aid of a staff while hiding a demon mask behind her back. Signed. Height 2". Ex Collection: Carl Krock.

Lot: 11 - LACQUER-ON-WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a man

LACQUER-ON-WOOD NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of a man seated on a tree stump with a basket. Height 1.5".

Lot: 12 - WOOD NETSUKE By Hokyudo Itsumin. Depicting Hodaka

WOOD NETSUKE Mid-19th Century By Hokyudo Itsumin. Depicting Hodaka Sonja seated while pouring a dragon from his beggar's bowl. Signed.

Lot: 13 - IVORY NETSUKE By Mitsuharu. Depicting an oni

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century By Mitsuharu. Depicting an oni sitting on an Okame mask while throwing setsubin beans. Length 1.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 14 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of a Dutchman standing

IVORY NETSUKE 18th Century In the form of a Dutchman standing while holding a rooster. Height 3.75". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 15 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of a turtle and a frog

IVORY NETSUKE Circa 1900 In the form of a turtle and a frog neck-wrestling while balanced on a lotus leaf. Length 1.75". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 16 - IVORY NETSUKE By Gyokumin. Depicting two puppies

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century By Gyokumin. Depicting two puppies lying on a sandal. Signed. Length 1.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 17 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a woman beating silk

WOOD NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of a woman beating silk while seated. Height 2".

Lot: 18 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a reclining goat with

WOOD NETSUKE Early 19th Century In the form of a reclining goat with inlaid eyes. Signed Masayoshi.

Lot: 19 - IVORY NETSUKE By Komin. In the form of Ebisu with

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century By Komin. In the form of Ebisu with a large fish. Signed. Length 1.9". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 20 - IVORY NETSUKE By Tomoaki. In the form of a street

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century By Tomoaki. In the form of a street entertainer blowing bubbles while entertaining a child. Signed. Height 1.9". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 21 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of a peasant woman with

IVORY NETSUKE Early 19th Century In the form of a peasant woman with a straw hat and a cane. Height 1.8". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 22 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of a female ghost

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of a female ghost wearing a wisteria-pattern kimono. Height 2.25". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 23 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a monkey with inlaid

WOOD NETSUKE Early 19th Century In the form of a monkey with inlaid eyes eating a piece of fruit. Length 1.75".

Lot: 24 - TWO FIGURAL NETSUKE 1. Carved wood westerner in a

TWO FIGURAL NETSUKE 19th Century 1. Carved wood westerner in a hat and coat. Length 4". 2. Ivory in the form a of a man with a sword looking out from a bowl. Signed. Height 1.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 25 - IVORY NETSUKE Depicting a badger trapping a hunter

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century Depicting a badger trapping a hunter beneath his distended scrotum. Signed. Height 1.25". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 26 - IVORY NETSUKE By Baisho (grandfather of Bishu).

IVORY NETSUKE Circa 1900 By Baisho (grandfather of Bishu). Depicting a snake with gold-inlaid eyes fighting with a frog with horn-inlaid eyes. Signed on inset plaque. Length 1.6". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 27 - IVORY NETSUKE Attributed to Okatomo. Depicting a

IVORY NETSUKE 18th Century Attributed to Okatomo. Depicting a rat with inlaid eyes feasting on a radish. Signed "Okatomo." Length 1.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 28 - IVORY NETSUKE After Kaigyokusai. Depicting a

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century After Kaigyokusai. Depicting a sleeping baby boar. Signed "Masatsugu." Length 1.8". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 29 - WOOD NETSUKE Depicting a peasant seated with a

WOOD NETSUKE Mid-19th Century Depicting a peasant seated with a mortar and pestle. Height 1.5".

Lot: 30 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of Raiden dragging his

WOOD NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of Raiden dragging his thunder drum through clouds. Length 1.4". Ex Collection: Raymond Bushell.

Lot: 31 - WOOD NETSUKE By Tomokazu. In the ironic form of an

WOOD NETSUKE 19th Century By Tomokazu. In the ironic form of an oni trapping Shoki beneath a straw basket. Signed. Length 1.5".

Lot: 32 - WOOD AND IVORY NETSUKE In the form of a shishi

WOOD AND IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of a shishi emerging from a peach. Height 1.75". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 33 - FOUR CASE GOLD LACQUER INRO With takamaki tiger

FOUR CASE GOLD LACQUER INRO Circa 1800 With takamaki tiger landscape design. Nashiji interior. Length 3".

Lot: 34 - FOUR CASE LACQUER INRO With willow tree and bridge

FOUR CASE LACQUER INRO Early 19th Century With willow tree and bridge landscape design.

Lot: 35 - THREE CASE BLACK AND GOLD LACQUER INRO With rural

THREE CASE BLACK AND GOLD LACQUER INRO Circa 1800 With rural landscape design. Height 2.75".

Lot: 36 - FOUR CASE MINIATURE INRO Decorated on once face

FOUR CASE MINIATURE INRO 18th Century Decorated on once face with rooster and bamboo. Decorated on reverse with pheasant and flowers. Silver melon-form ojime. Height of inro 2.25".

Lot: 37 - THREE CASE BLACK AND GOLD LACQUER INRO With dragon

THREE CASE BLACK AND GOLD LACQUER INRO 18th Century With dragon rondel design on a fretwork ground. Some agoi inlay. Height 2.5".

Lot: 38 - FOUR CASE LACQUER INRO With gunfu, agoi and gold

FOUR CASE LACQUER INRO 18th Century With gunfu, agoi and gold takamaki design of a bowman on horseback hunting geese. All on a ro-iro ground. Height 2.75".

Lot: 39 - FOUR CASE GOLD LACQUER INRO With hiramaki-e floral

FOUR CASE GOLD LACQUER INRO Mid-19th Century With hiramaki-e floral design. Height 3". Agate ojime.

Lot: 40 - JAPANESE BOX TURTLE TONKOTSU Made from the

JAPANESE BOX TURTLE TONKOTSU 19th Century Made from the carapace of a turtle. Wood gourd-form netsuke. Length of tonkotsu 3.2".

Lot: 41 - IVORY NETSUKE By Masatoshi (d. 1884). Depicting a

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century By Masatoshi (d. 1884). Depicting a tea house and figures on a hillside beneath pine trees. Signed. Length 1.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 42 - IVORY NETSUKE By Masakazu (1868-1911). Depicting a

IVORY NETSUKE Late 19th Century By Masakazu (1868-1911). Depicting a warrior battling a boar as it tramples a fallen figure. Signed. Length 2.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 43 - IVORY NETSUKE Depicting a cat peering into a

IVORY NETSUKE Meiji Period Depicting a cat peering into a decaying paper lantern. Signed "Nori". Length 1.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 44 - IVORY NETSUKE By Tomochika (1800-1873). Depicting

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century By Tomochika (1800-1873). Depicting an ashinaga and a tenaga playing a horn-inlaid drum. Signed. Height 2". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 45 - IVORY NETSUKE By Tomonobu (active 1820-1850).

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century By Tomonobu (active 1820-1850). Depicting a tiger and a dragon. Signed. Length 1.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 46 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of six blind men

IVORY NETSUKE 18th Century In the form of six blind men carrying a child, loose-carved and dangling from a pole. Length 1.75". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 47 - IVORY NETSUKE Depicting several tengu assaulting a

IVORY NETSUKE Meiji Period Depicting several tengu assaulting a cucumber farmer. Signed. Length 2". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 48 - IVORY NETSUKE By Kinryusai. Depicting two sages

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century By Kinryusai. Depicting two sages and a dragon. Signed and seal marked. Height 1.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 49 - IVORY NETSUKE By Ichiun. Depicting a karako

IVORY NETSUKE Mid 19th Century By Ichiun. Depicting a karako standing and laughing while holding a ram. Signed and marked with inset plaque. Height 2.4". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 50 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of a cat licking its

IVORY NETSUKE 18th/19th Century In the form of a cat licking its right rear paw. Length 2". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 51 - IVORY RYUSAI STYLE MANJU OR NETSUKE In the form of

IVORY RYUSAI STYLE MANJU OR NETSUKE Circa 1800 In the form of a dragon and clouds. Rich gold patina. Length 1.6". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 52 - IVORY NETSUKE By Yoshitomo. Depicting a tiger

IVORY NETSUKE Mid 19th Century By Yoshitomo. Depicting a tiger resting on a section of bamboo. Signed. Height 1.4". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 53 - INLAID IVORY NETSUKE By Shugyoku. In the form of

INLAID IVORY NETSUKE Mid 19th Century By Shugyoku. In the form of Raiden dragging a large bell. Bell with horn inlays. Signed. Length 1.3". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 54 - IVORY NETSUKE By Ranichi. Depicting a seated

IVORY NETSUKE Circa 1820 By Ranichi. Depicting a seated badger with a rounded belly. Signed. Height 1.6". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 55 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of Raiden running while

IVORY NETSUKE Mid 19th Century In the form of Raiden running while holding his drum and mallet. Height 2.4". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 56 - IVORY NETSUKE Nagoya school. Depicting a cicada

IVORY NETSUKE Mid 19th Century Nagoya school. Depicting a cicada resting on the shell of a nut. Length 1.6". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 57 - IVORY NETSUKE By Nobukazu. Depicting an eagle

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century By Nobukazu. Depicting an eagle attacking a monkey. Inlaid eyes. Signed. Height 1.25". Similar example in wood illustrated in "Netsuke and Inro artists and How to Read Their Signatures" by George Lazarnick, p. 835.

Lot: 58 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a shishi guarding a

WOOD NETSUKE Early 19th Century In the form of a shishi guarding a large ball while snarling through his open mouth. Height 1.6".

Lot: 59 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a dragon and a dog

WOOD NETSUKE 18th Century In the form of a dragon and a dog refering to zodiac transition. Length 2.2".

Lot: 60 - WOOD NETSUKE By Toyomasa. Depicting a monkey with

WOOD NETSUKE 19th Century By Toyomasa. Depicting a monkey with inlaid eyes on a peach and peach branch. Signed. Height 1.5".

Lot: 61 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a mermaid. Length

WOOD NETSUKE Early 19th Century In the form of a mermaid. Length 1.9".

Lot: 62 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a badger disguised as

WOOD NETSUKE Mid 19th Century In the form of a badger disguised as a priest standing with a mokugyo bell about his neck and straw hat on the back of his head. Double inlaid amber and horn eyes. Height 3.4".

Lot: 63 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of a sarumawashi

IVORY NETSUKE 18th Century In the form of a sarumawashi entertainer and his monkey. Height 3.3". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 64 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of Shoki standing while

IVORY NETSUKE 18th Century In the form of Shoki standing while holding a drawn sword. Height 3.4". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 65 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of a Thai fish or sea

IVORY NETSUKE Early 19th Century In the form of a Thai fish or sea bream with inlaid eyes. Length 2.6". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 66 - IVORY NETSUKE By Unpo. Depicting Kakkyo with his

IVORY NETSUKE Mid 19th Century By Unpo. Depicting Kakkyo with his family discovering a pot of gold. Signed. Height 2.1". Ex Collection: I.A. Victor Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 67 - IVORY SHUNGA NETSUKE In the form of two monkeys

IVORY SHUNGA NETSUKE Mid 19th Century In the form of two monkeys climbing on the long nose of a Tengu mask. Height 2.25". Ex collection of Edward Hemper Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 68 - IVORY NETSUKE By Minkoku. In the form of a scholar

IVORY NETSUKE Circa 1800 By Minkoku. In the form of a scholar holding a scroll and accompanied by a youth. Signed. Height 2". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 69 - IVORY NETSUKE By Komin. In the form of Fujin

IVORY NETSUKE Mid 19th Century By Komin. In the form of Fujin resting on a cloud while holding his bag filled with wind. Signed. Height 1.3". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 70 - IVORY NETSUKE By Hojitsu. Depicting an actor

IVORY NETSUKE Mid 19th Century By Hojitsu. Depicting an actor wearing a mask on the side of his head. Signed. Height 1.2". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 71 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of a cat dressed as

IVORY NETSUKE Mid 19th Century In the form of a cat dressed as geisha. Height 2". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 72 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of Gama Sennin riding on

IVORY NETSUKE Early 19th Century In the form of Gama Sennin riding on the back of a giant frog. Inlaid eyes. height 1.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 73 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of a sleeping Bugaku

IVORY NETSUKE 18th Century In the form of a sleeping Bugaku entertainer with a mask at his side. Length 2.5". Similar example in Netsuke by Neil K. Davey, p. 360. Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 74 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of a pilgrim with tree

IVORY NETSUKE 18th Century In the form of a pilgrim with tree branch staff and straw hat. Height 3.4". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 75 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of Chockwaro standing

IVORY NETSUKE 18th Century In the form of Chockwaro standing while holding a gourd bottle on his shoulder. Height 3.75". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 76 - WOOD NETSUKE By Nagamitsu. In the form of a coiled

WOOD NETSUKE Early 19th Century By Nagamitsu. In the form of a coiled dragon with inlaid eyes. Signed. Length 1.9".

Lot: 77 - INLAID WOOD NETSUKE By Sozan (So School).

INLAID WOOD NETSUKE Late 19th Century By Sozan (So School). Depicting a puppeteer with a geisha puppet on a traveling box with sliding drawer. Signed. Height 2.2".

Lot: 78 - EBONY NETSUKE In the form of an ashinaga and a

EBONY NETSUKE Early 19th Century In the form of an ashinaga and a tenaga capturing an octopus. Height 3.6".

Lot: 79 - EXPRESSIVE WOOD NETSUKE Depicting Shoki advancing

EXPRESSIVE WOOD NETSUKE Circa 1820 Depicting Shoki advancing with a drawn sword. Height 3.5".

Lot: 80 - IVORY RYUSAI MANJU With openwork shishi and peony

IVORY RYUSAI MANJU Early 19th Century With openwork shishi and peony design. Diameter 1.6". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 81 - STAGHORN RYUSAI MANJU With hawk and pine tree

STAGHORN RYUSAI MANJU Circa 1830 With hawk and pine tree design. Gold-inlaid eye. Signed illegibly. Diameter 1.6".

Lot: 82 - IVORY RYUSAI MANJU With openwork chrysanthemum and

IVORY RYUSAI MANJU Circa 1800 With openwork chrysanthemum and leaf design. Oval length 2.8". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 83 - IVORY RYUSAI MANJU Carved with numerous seals,

IVORY RYUSAI MANJU Mid-19th Century Carved with numerous seals, including one topped with tiger carving and openwork base revealing a miniature village. Length 1.6". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 84 - IVORY AND SILVER RYUSAI MANJU With lion and peony

IVORY AND SILVER RYUSAI MANJU Early 19th Century With lion and peony design. Each flower with a silver center. Diameter 1.7". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 85 - IVORY RYUSAI MANJU With autumn weeds design within

IVORY RYUSAI MANJU Circa 1840 With autumn weeds design within a dotted circle. Diameter 1.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 86 - IVORY RYUSAI MANJU With kingfisher, lotus and wave

IVORY RYUSAI MANJU 18th Century With kingfisher, lotus and wave design. Diameter 1.6". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 87 - IVORY RYUSAI MANJU With openwork Hannya mask

IVORY RYUSAI MANJU Circa 1830 With openwork Hannya mask design. Diameter 2". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 88 - GOLD, SILVER, COPPER AND SHAKUDO-INLAID KAGAMABUTA

GOLD, SILVER, COPPER AND SHAKUDO-INLAID KAGAMABUTA NETSUKE Early 19th Century By Yoshiharu. Depicting a peony in high relief on a gold ground. Signed on underside. Ivory holder. Diameter 2.1". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 89 - GOLD, COPPER AND SHAKUDO-INLAID KAGAMABUTA NETSUKE

GOLD, COPPER AND SHAKUDO-INLAID KAGAMABUTA NETSUKE Mid-19th Century With relief depiction of a rakan with a beggar's bowl and holding his elongated eyebrows. Ivory holder. Diameter 1.6". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 90 - IVORY NETSUKE By Koichi. Depicting five theatrical

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century By Koichi. Depicting five theatrical masks. Signed and marked with kakihan. Length 1.7". Ex Collection: William DuPont. Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 91 - INLAID SENTOKU KAGAMABUTA NETSUKE Depicting two

INLAID SENTOKU KAGAMABUTA NETSUKE Early 19th Century Depicting two men climbing on a large statue of Buddha. With gold details. Ivory holder. Diameter 1.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 92 - IVORY NETSUKE By Tomoyuki. Depicting a child

IVORY NETSUKE Circa 1870 By Tomoyuki. Depicting a child sitting on and playing a drum while wearing an Okame mask on top of his head. Signed. Height 1.8". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 93 - IVORY NETSUKE Depicting Hotei seated with two

IVORY NETSUKE Circa 1800 Depicting Hotei seated with two karako. Length 2". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 94 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of a witch's head with

IVORY NETSUKE Circa 1800 In the form of a witch's head with inlaid eyes. Height 1.25". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 95 - IVORY NETSUKE By Mitsuyuki. Depicting a sage

IVORY NETSUKE Meiji Period By Mitsuyuki. Depicting a sage painting a scroll with the assistance of a karako. Signed. Height 1.75". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 96 - WOOD TONKOTSU WITH KISERU-ZUTSU AND OJIME Tonkotsu

WOOD TONKOTSU WITH KISERU-ZUTSU AND OJIME Circa 1800 Tonkotsu carved in the form of a folded lotus leaf with tortoise-form latch; kiseru-zutsu in lotus pod and lotus leaf form with loose-carved seed pods. Flower-form ojime. Length of kiseru-zutsu

Lot: 97 - TSUISHU LACQUER NETSUKE In double gourd form with

TSUISHU LACQUER NETSUKE 19th Century In double gourd form with silver mounts and landscape design. Length 2.3".

Lot: 98 - WOOD AND LACQUER TONKOTSU With two dish-like

WOOD AND LACQUER TONKOTSU Early 19th Century With two dish-like conjoined elements embellished with red, gold, silver and agoi lacquer gourds and vines. Rosewood and ivory cover in mon design. Ivory ojime. Conforming manju with grasshopper design.

Lot: 99 - WOOD TONKOTSU Simulating tooled leather. With

WOOD TONKOTSU Early 19th Century Simulating tooled leather. With paulownia and ho bird design. Ebony chain and netsuke in passionflower and treasure boat design. Length overall 7.75".

Lot: 100 - STAGHORN-INLAID WOOD TONKOTSU In ovoid form. With

STAGHORN-INLAID WOOD TONKOTSU 19th Century In ovoid form. With iris and butterfly design. Cover in double gourd form. With staghorn ojime carved as a snail, lotus leaf and beetle. Fine ivory netsuke (circa 1800) in cicada and folded leaf form.

Lot: 101 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a reclining boar with

WOOD NETSUKE 20th Century In the form of a reclining boar with inlaid eyes. Signed. Length 1.5".

Lot: 102 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a quail with inlaid

WOOD NETSUKE 20th Century In the form of a quail with inlaid eyes resting on millet. Height 1.75".

Lot: 103 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of Daruma seated while

WOOD NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of Daruma seated while holding a coin behind his back. Height 1.5".

Lot: 104 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of an elderly woman

WOOD NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of an elderly woman seated on a fallen signpost. Signed "Shuzan". Height 1.8".

Lot: 105 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a shishi guarding a

WOOD NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of a shishi guarding a ball, while holding a loose ball in its mouth. Length 1.75".

Lot: 106 - WOOD NETSUKE By Kokei. In the form of a singing

WOOD NETSUKE 19th Century By Kokei. In the form of a singing badger. Height 1.25".

Lot: 107 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a straw hat with

WOOD NETSUKE Early 19th Century In the form of a straw hat with silver inlaid setsubun beans.

Lot: 108 - WOOD NETSUKE In the manner of Ikkan. Depicting two

WOOD NETSUKE 19th Century In the manner of Ikkan. Depicting two rats with inlaid eyes. Signed. Height 1.25".

Lot: 109 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a turtle resting on

WOOD NETSUKE Late 19th Century In the form of a turtle resting on the back of a larger turtle. Length 1.4".

Lot: 110 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of cherry blossoms lying

WOOD NETSUKE Early 19th Century In the form of cherry blossoms lying on a calligraphic scroll. Length 1.7".

Lot: 111 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of a monkey seated on

IVORY NETSUKE Early 19th Century In the form of a monkey seated on leaves while eating a peach. Height 1". Not available for international deliver.

Lot: 112 - STAGHORN NETSUKE In the form of various shells

STAGHORN NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of various shells including scallop, snail, clam and awabi shell with crab. Length 2".

Lot: 113 - BONE NETSUKE In the form of a Dutchman holding a

BONE NETSUKE Early 19th Century In the form of a Dutchman holding a fan. Inlaid horn buttons. Height 3.25".

Lot: 114 - IVORY MANJU With sunken-relief carving of two

IVORY MANJU Mid-19th Century With sunken-relief carving of two masks, Okame and a tengu. Reverse with folded fan and textile. Signed. Diameter 1.6". Ex Collection: Scott Meredith. Not available for international delivery without CITES and

Lot: 115 - UMIMATSU NETSUKE In the form of a bamboo shoot

UMIMATSU NETSUKE Mid-19th Century In the form of a bamboo shoot with relief-carved butterfly. Length 2".

Lot: 116 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a snail resting on a

WOOD NETSUKE Early 19th Century In the form of a snail resting on a bamboo shoot with extended feelers. Length 2.25". Ex Collection: Raymond Bushell.

Lot: 117 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of three peanuts. One

WOOD NETSUKE Meiji Period In the form of three peanuts. One with a loose nut on interior. Length 2.7". Ex Collection: Jim Rose.

Lot: 118 - BOXWOOD AND GUNFU LACQUER NETSUKE In the form of

BOXWOOD AND GUNFU LACQUER NETSUKE Mid-19th Century In the form of two clamshells. Himotoshi mounted with horn. Length 1.25".

Lot: 119 - THREE CARVED WOOD FIGURAL NETSUKE 1. A noh actor

THREE CARVED WOOD FIGURAL NETSUKE 19th Century 1. A noh actor with an ivory mask holding a fan and a rattle. Height 2.25". 2. A seated sage holding a whisk, with ivory details. Height 1.5". 3. A robed woman crouched in a shell, with an ivory face.

Lot: 120 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a tobbaco pouch with

WOOD NETSUKE Early 19th Century In the form of a tobbaco pouch with brass inlay. Length 2.1".

Lot: 121 - WOOD MASK NETSUKE Depicting a man with a comic

WOOD MASK NETSUKE 19th Century Depicting a man with a comic expression.

Lot: 122 - WOOD MASK NETSUKE Depicting a man with

WOOD MASK NETSUKE Early 20th Century Depicting a man with mother-of-pearl inlaid eyes and an open mouth. Length 1.9".

Lot: 123 - WOOD MASK NETSUKE Depicting a young woman. Signed.

WOOD MASK NETSUKE 20th Century Depicting a young woman. Signed.

Lot: 124 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a lotus pod, with

WOOD NETSUKE Circa 1900 In the form of a lotus pod, with loose carved seeds. Length 1.6".

Lot: 125 - CARVED BONE NETSUKE In the form of three pearls

CARVED BONE NETSUKE Early 20th Century In the form of three pearls and a straw hat lay on a rain cape. Length 2.5".

Lot: 126 - TWO WOOD NETSUKE 1. In the form a palm nut with a

TWO WOOD NETSUKE Early 20th Century 1. In the form a palm nut with a worm poking out of it. Length 2". 2. In the form of the head of Daruma. Signed. Height 1.75".

Lot: 127 - TWO JAPANESE MANJU-STYLE NETSUKE 1. Carved wood

TWO JAPANESE MANJU-STYLE NETSUKE Late 19th/Early 20th Century 1. Carved wood with figural motif. Diameter 2". 2. Ivory with gilt bamboo decoration. Signed. Diameter 2".

Lot: 128 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of a standing sage with

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of a standing sage with a whisk and peach staff. Height 3.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 129 - KYOTO SCHOOL IVORY NETSUKE Signed Tomotada.

KYOTO SCHOOL IVORY NETSUKE 18th Century Signed Tomotada. Depicting a herd boy and water buffalo. Buffalo with horn inlaid eyes. Length 2.25". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 130 - IVORY NETSUKE A monkey with its young on its back,

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century A monkey with its young on its back, protecting a nut. Length 1.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 131 - IVORY NETSUKE Conjoined masks of the Seven Lucky

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century Conjoined masks of the Seven Lucky Gods of Japan. Some traces of polychroming. Signed. Length 1.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 132 - IVORY FIGURAL NETSUKE Seated man drinking from a

IVORY FIGURAL NETSUKE 19th Century Seated man drinking from a bowl. Signed. Height 1.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 133 - IVORY FIGURAL NETSUKE The Demon queller Shoki

IVORY FIGURAL NETSUKE 18th Century The Demon queller Shoki holding an oni in a sack. Height 2.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 134 - TWO NETSUKE IN SHISHI FORM A red lacquer recumbent

TWO NETSUKE IN SHISHI FORM Early 20th Century A red lacquer recumbent shishi, length 2", and a wood netsuke with two shishi protecting a ball. Length 2".

Lot: 135 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a Dutchman holding

WOOD NETSUKE 20th Century In the form of a Dutchman holding cloth and shears. Inscribed Tomotada. Height 4".

Lot: 136 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of Hoteh reclining while

IVORY NETSUKE 18th Century In the form of Hoteh reclining while holding his treasure sack and a fly whisk. Length 2.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 137 - BOAR'S TUSK NETSUKE Depicting a centipede and a

BOAR'S TUSK NETSUKE Early 20th Century Depicting a centipede and a spider on a piece of pine bark. Signed. Length 3.25". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 138 - GOLD OJIME In ball form with openwork peony and

GOLD OJIME In ball form with openwork peony and chrysanthemum design. Diameter .65".

Lot: 139 - GOLD OJIME In ball form depicting an openwork

GOLD OJIME In ball form depicting an openwork flock of sparrows flying in various directions. Diameter .65".

Lot: 140 - GOLD OJIME In ball form with openwork spider

GOLD OJIME In ball form with openwork spider chrysanthemum design. Diameter .6".

Lot: 141 - GOLD OJIME In ball form with openwork floral

GOLD OJIME In ball form with openwork floral design. Signed "Toshimitsu". Diameter .6".

Lot: 142 - GOLD OJIME In elongated oval form with openwork

GOLD OJIME In elongated oval form with openwork bamboo and flower design. Signed "Toshimitsu". Length .65".

Lot: 143 - TWO VOLUMES Netsuke & Inro artists, and How to

TWO VOLUMES Netsuke & Inro artists, and How to Read their Signatures. By George Lazarnick. 1981. Two volumes.

Lot: 144 - FOURTEEN TITLES RELATING TO JAPANESE NETSUKE

FOURTEEN TITLES RELATING TO JAPANESE NETSUKE Netsuke, a Guide for Collectors by O'Brien, The Art of the Netsuke Carver by Meinertzhagen, The Wonderful World of Netsuke by Bushell, The Netsuke Handbook by Reikichi, Netsuke by Jonas, The

Lot: 145 - GOLD INLAIED IVORY KISERU-ZUTSU By Ipposai

GOLD INLAIED IVORY KISERU-ZUTSU Crica 1860 By Ipposai Jitsuman. Depicting a samurai in gold outside a gate reading a scroll. Signed. Length 8".

Lot: 146 - GOLD AND SHAKUDO INLAID IVORY KISERU-ZUTSU By

GOLD AND SHAKUDO INLAID IVORY KISERU-ZUTSU Circa 1860 By Ipposai Jitsumin. With releif carving of figures crossing a bridge with pine tree. Scene echoed by a mixed metal figure carrying a basket on her head. Signed "Jitsumin". Length 8.75".

Lot: 147 - THREE SILVER METAL KISERU 1. Mixed metal with

THREE SILVER METAL KISERU Late 19th Century 1. Mixed metal with fruit and butterfly design. 2. Silver with lotus leaves. 3. Brass inlay of farmer with basket. Lengths 7.8" to 8.25".

Lot: 148 - THREE SILVER METAL KISERU 1. Sharkskin design. 2.

THREE SILVER METAL KISERU Late 19th Century 1. Sharkskin design. 2. Floral lattice design. 3. Basketweave design. Lengths 6.5" to 8.4"

Lot: 149 - FIVE STAGHORN KISERU-ZUTSU 1. Carved with three

FIVE STAGHORN KISERU-ZUTSU 18th/ 19th Century 1. Carved with three samurai scene. 2. Carved with wood cutter scene. 3. Carved fish scale and lattice design. 4. Carved with three courtier scene. 5. Carved with openwork coin and coma deisgn.

Lot: 150 - FIVE KISERU-ZUTSU 1. Bamboo with minute

FIVE KISERU-ZUTSU 19th Century 1. Bamboo with minute calligraphic inscription. 2. Wood with warrior scene and calligraphy. 3. Ashinga figurine. 4. Bamboo with silver cover. 5. Wood in fish dragon form.

Lot: 151 - FIVE KISERU-ZUTSU 1. Lacquer on basketry with

FIVE KISERU-ZUTSU 19th Century 1. Lacquer on basketry with calligraphy. 2. Red and black lacquer with gray calligraphy. 3. Lacquer on tree bark. 4. Black-brown lacquer. 5. Shagreen with silver mount.

Lot: 152 - LAQUERED AND INLAID WOOD TONKOTSU Decorated on one

LAQUERED AND INLAID WOOD TONKOTSU 19th Century Decorated on one face with a flight of inlaid and gold lacquer birds. Reverse with gold lacquer grasses and inlaid wood snale. Gold lacquer on wood netsuke in hexagonal form with chrysathemum design.

Lot: 153 - INLAID WOOD TONKOTSU WITH MATCHING MANJU Tonkotsu

INLAID WOOD TONKOTSU WITH MATCHING MANJU Early 19th Century Tonkotsu with the form of a clothes chest with mother-of-pearl, lacquer and ivory inlay of a mirror, lotus leaves and prayer banners. Length 3.5". Metal ojime manju in circualr form with

Lot: 154 - BURL WOOD TONKOTSU In the form of Daruma. With

BURL WOOD TONKOTSU 19th Century In the form of Daruma. With staghorn hinged lid and mother-of-pearl eyes. Mounted with mountain-form wood ojime. Slab-form ivory netsuke. Length of tonkotsu 3.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 155 - THREE LEATHER TOBACCO POUCHES WITH PIPE CASES 1.

THREE LEATHER TOBACCO POUCHES WITH PIPE CASES Meiji Period 1. Pouch with traces of silver decoration, and a mixed metal fan-form menuki closure. Length of pouch 5". Pipe case with reeded dcoration, enclosed pipe with circular decoration and silver

Lot: 156 - TWO TOBACCO-RELATED ITEMS 1. Wooden tobacco pouch

TWO TOBACCO-RELATED ITEMS Early 20th Century 1. Wooden tobacco pouch in the form of Daruma, his head protuding from his robes, with mother-of-pearl details, length 4". Carved wooden figural-form holder, with pipe with silver mounts. Length 8". 2.

Lot: 157 - TWO FIGURAL FORM SMOKING SETS 1. A kiseru with

TWO FIGURAL FORM SMOKING SETS Early 20th Century 1. A kiseru with silver on copper mounts, with a carved wood animalistic holder. Length 8". 2. Wooden tabacco pouch in the form of a badger in his tree house. Length 4". Pipe with engraved metal

Lot: 158 - LEATHER TOBACCO PUCH With ivory kanemon depicting

LEATHER TOBACCO PUCH Mid-19th Century With ivory kanemon depicting a reclining man contemplatinga skull. Length 2.25".

Lot: 159 - FIVE STAGHORN KISERU-ZUTSU 1. Mount Fuji and

FIVE STAGHORN KISERU-ZUTSU 18th/19th Century 1. Mount Fuji and village scene. 2. Tea ceremony items. 3. Snail on pea pod. 4. Sage in a bamboo grove. 5. Flower and vines.

Lot: 160 - FIVE STAGHORN KISERU-ZUTSU 1. Reishi fungus. 2.

FIVE STAGHORN KISERU-ZUTSU 18th/ 19th Century 1. Reishi fungus. 2. Reishi fungus with iris 3. gourd with vines. 4. Daruma carving. 5. Lotus carving (with mixed metal kiseru).

Lot: 161 - FOUR LONG KISERU 1. Silver with Karakusa design.

FOUR LONG KISERU 19th Century 1. Silver with Karakusa design. 2. Undecorated . 3. Lacquer stem with inlaid silver metal mouth peice. 4. Undecorated. Length from 14.5" to 17.75".

Lot: 162 - BURLWOOD TONKOTSU In modified rectangular form

BURLWOOD TONKOTSU 19th Century In modified rectangular form with agate ojime and 8" star horn kiseru-zutsu.

Lot: 163 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of two karako with a

IVORY NETSUKE Circa 1800 In the form of two karako with a large drum. Length 1.6". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 164 - STAGHORN NETSUKE Depicting a general with a

STAGHORN NETSUKE 18th Century Depicting a general with a halberd standing while holding his beard. Hieght 4.2".

Lot: 165 - IVORY RYUSAI MANJU Depicting an arhat seated on a

IVORY RYUSAI MANJU Early 19th Century Depicting an arhat seated on a tree branch holding a ruyi. SIgned Yoshikore. Diamter 1.6". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 166 - IVORY MANJU In ryusai style depicting various

IVORY MANJU Mid-19th Century In ryusai style depicting various domestic items: fan, flywisk, cleaver, spoon, flute, sake bottle, hat, etc. Length 1.5". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 167 - IVORY NETSUKE In the form of a folded ribbon of

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of a folded ribbon of cloth or paper. Marked with Tokugawa and imperial mons. Length 2". Ex Collection: Scott Meredith. Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 168 - THREE BONE NETSUKE A reclining water buffalo with

THREE BONE NETSUKE 19th Century A reclining water buffalo with inlaid eyes; a frog on a well bucket; Fukurusuzumi.

Lot: 169 - FOUR TITLES RELATING TO JAPANESE NETSUKE The Art

FOUR TITLES RELATING TO JAPANESE NETSUKE The Art of Netsuke Carving by Masathoshi as told to Bushell, Netsuke, Familiar and Unfamiliar by Bushell, Inro Handbook by Bushell and Netsuke by Davey.

Lot: 170 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a decaying human

WOOD NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of a decaying human skull. Signed "Gyoku...". Length 1.6".

Lot: 171 - GILDED DUTCH LEATHER TOBACCO POUCH With gilt

GILDED DUTCH LEATHER TOBACCO POUCH 19th Century With gilt copper and bronze kanemono in flower basket design. Tsuishu lacquer ojime. Basketry deisgn kiseru-zutsu and komei style pipe. Length of pouch 5".

Lot: 172 - FINE BASKETRY TONKOTSU WITH MATCHING ASHTRAY

FINE BASKETRY TONKOTSU WITH MATCHING ASHTRAY NETSUKE 19th Century Height of tonkotsu 3.2".

Lot: 173 - LACQUERED WOOD TONKOTSU AND KISERU-ZUTSU With

LACQUERED WOOD TONKOTSU AND KISERU-ZUTSU 19th Century With carved wakasanuri lacquer peony design employing multiple colored lacquer layers. Signed. Height of tonkotsu 2.6".

Lot: 174 - BURLWOOD TONKOTSU WITH BAMBOO KISERU-ZUTSU

BURLWOOD TONKOTSU WITH BAMBOO KISERU-ZUTSU Late 19th Century Tonkatsu in natural form. Agate ojime kieru-zutsu carved with eagle in flight. Hieght of tonkotsu 3.2".

Lot: 175 - FOUR NETSUKE 1. A wood puppy with a ball. Inlaid

FOUR NETSUKE 19th Century 1. A wood puppy with a ball. Inlaid eyes. 2. A wolf with inaid eyes knawing on a skull. 3. Tsuishu manju. 4. reclining puppy.

Lot: 176 - TWO BONE NESTUKE A square manju depicting a woman

TWO BONE NESTUKE 19th Century A square manju depicting a woman with a fan and a stylized mandarin duck.

Lot: 177 - WOOD SHUNGA NETSUKE Carved to represent male and

WOOD SHUNGA NETSUKE 19th Century Carved to represent male and female elements. Inscribed with the character "Mitsu". Length 1.5".

Lot: 178 - TWO-PART CARVED WOOD TONKOTSU In modified

TWO-PART CARVED WOOD TONKOTSU 19th Century In modified rectangular form with dragon carved cover and pheonix carved sides. Signed. Naturla burl netsuke and porcelain ojime. Height of Tonkotsu 3.6".

Lot: 179 - THREE CARVED NUT NETSUKE A rabbit in waves; lotus

THREE CARVED NUT NETSUKE 19th Century A rabbit in waves; lotus leaves; various flowers. Approx. length 1.7" each.

Lot: 180 - STAGHORN OBIDOMI With lotus leaf engraving. Lenght

STAGHORN OBIDOMI 19th Century With lotus leaf engraving. Lenght 4".

Lot: 181 - BONE NETSUKE In the form of a standing sennin

BONE NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of a standing sennin holding a basket. Height 2.4".

Lot: 182 - BONNE NETSUKE In the form of gourd lying beside a

BONNE NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of gourd lying beside a palm shoot. Height 1.6".

Lot: 183 - IVORY NETSUKE By Gyougan (born 1843). Depicting

IVORY NETSUKE Late 19th century By Gyougan (born 1843). Depicting kappa and a frog wrestling while standing on a lotus leaf. Signed. Height 1.75". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 184 - JAPANESE MIXED METAL YATATE In sentoku with bowl

JAPANESE MIXED METAL YATATE 19th Century In sentoku with bowl formed from a fuchi and kashira of sages. Length 7.1".

Lot: 185 - BRASS KISERU With engraved design of priest and

BRASS KISERU 19th Century With engraved design of priest and nobleman. Length 10.3".

Lot: 186 - THREE SILVER METAL KISERU 1. Minogame and pine

THREE SILVER METAL KISERU Late 19th Century 1. Minogame and pine tree 2. Lotus leaves. 3. Mount Fuji and cottage. Length 7.5" to 8.5".

Lot: 187 - IVORY NETSUKE By Haku-un. In the form of three

IVORY NETSUKE Mid 19th Century By Haku-un. In the form of three shojo drinking sake and dancing. Signed. Height 1.6". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 188 - BONE NETSUKE In the form of a stranding badger

BONE NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of a stranding badger disguised as priest. Height 2.5".

Lot: 189 - WOOD NETSUKE Depicting a frog and a kappa, arm

WOOD NETSUKE 20th Century Depicting a frog and a kappa, arm wrestling while resting on a lotus leaf.

Lot: 190 - SILVER OJIME In the form of a flower blossom.

SILVER OJIME 19th Century In the form of a flower blossom. Length 0.8".

Lot: 191 - TWO METAL OJIME 1. Mixed metal in seed form with

TWO METAL OJIME Meiji Period 1. Mixed metal in seed form with gilt metal floral and mon design. Length 1". 2. Silvered bronze in seed form with incised floral decoration. Length .75".

Lot: 192 - WOOD NETSUKE Depicting two frogs, one lying

WOOD NETSUKE 20th Century Depicting two frogs, one lying underneath a lotus leaf, one lying on it.

Lot: 193 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of a crouched frog with

WOOD NETSUKE 20th Century In the form of a crouched frog with inlaid eyes.

Lot: 194 - WOOD NETSUKE In the form of an eggplant and

WOOD NETSUKE 19th Century In the form of an eggplant and leaves. Length 1.7".

Lot: 195 - THREE STAGHORN NETSUKE 1. Carved circular cross

THREE STAGHORN NETSUKE Meiji Period 1. Carved circular cross section. Diameter 2". 2. Square-form toggle with silver flower. Length 2". 3. Carved dancer with a drum and a shishi on his head. Length 2.5".

Lot: 196 - IVORY NETSUKE In double gourd vessel form with a

IVORY NETSUKE 19th Century In double gourd vessel form with a miniature ivory horse spilling out from the top. Height 2". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 197 - POLYCHROME IVORY NETSUKE A man feeding birds in a

POLYCHROME IVORY NETSUKE Meiji Period A man feeding birds in a bird cage. Height 1.75". Not available for international delivery.

Lot: 198 - ENGRAVED NAGA MARU-GATA COPPER TSUBA By Sochi.

ENGRAVED NAGA MARU-GATA COPPER TSUBA Early 19th Century By Sochi. Depicting a sennin resting on a tiger beneath a pine tree. Length 2.75".

Lot: 199 - INLAID SHIBUICHI PRESENTATION TSUBA With

INLAID SHIBUICHI PRESENTATION TSUBA 19th Century With high-relief and silver-inlaid depiction of a man with a shishi costume. Signed. Length 3.25".

Lot: 200 - INLAID SHIBUICHI TSUBA In hokkei form. With cherry

INLAID SHIBUICHI TSUBA 19th Century In hokkei form. With cherry tree design on one face; willow tree design on reverse. Length 2.6".

Lot: 201 - SUIT OF LACQUER, LEATHER AND IRON ARMOR Consisting

SUIT OF LACQUER, LEATHER AND IRON ARMOR Edo Period Consisting of cuirass with seven skirt panels, partial haidate with two panels, two suneate, two kote, two sode, twelve ribbed helmet with three shikoro, a half mask and a brocade vest with eight

Lot: 202 - JAPANESE AICHUCHI In hon-dzukuri form. Signature

JAPANESE AICHUCHI Possibly 14th/15 Century In hon-dzukuri form. Signature obscured possibly "...Kunimune". Length 14.25". Black lacquer saya.

Lot: 203 - SHINTO WAKIZASHI Signed "Nobuyoshi". With

SHINTO WAKIZASHI Early 16th Century Signed "Nobuyoshi". With irregular invected hamon. Length of blade 13". Inlaid iron tsuba with takarabune design. Fuchi kashira with flowering leaves and vines. Similar menuki. Shakudo and copper-bronze kozuka in

Lot: 204 - SHINTO WAKIZASHI Signed "Munenaga". In hon-dzukuri

SHINTO WAKIZASHI 17th Century Signed "Munenaga". In hon-dzukuri form with suguha hamon. Length of blade 15.25". Inlaid sentoku tsuba in insect and flower design. Floral design fuchi kashira and menuki. Brown lacquer saya with black striping.

Lot: 205 - INLAID IRON SHIN NO MARU-GATA TSUBA With copper

INLAID IRON SHIN NO MARU-GATA TSUBA 18th Century With copper and brass bonsai design. Signed. Diameter 3.25".

Lot: 206 - SOTEN IRON NAGA MARU GATA TSUBA With openwork

SOTEN IRON NAGA MARU GATA TSUBA 18th century With openwork design of warriors and pine tree. Signed. Length 3.1".

Lot: 207 - NAVAL SWORD With suguha hamon. Unsigned. Length of

NAVAL SWORD 20th Century With suguha hamon. Unsigned. Length of blade 25".

Lot: 208 - KOTO KATANA BY KANEMITSU Signed "Bishu Osafune no

KOTO KATANA BY KANEMITSU Possibly 14th Century Signed "Bishu Osafune no ju Kanemitsu". In hon-dzukuri form with gunome-choji ha and mixed damask mokume. Length 26.75". Date not translated due to deterioration of engraving. Mounted with inlaid iron

Lot: 209 - INLAID SHAKUDO SHIN NO MARU-GATA TSUBA With river

INLAID SHAKUDO SHIN NO MARU-GATA TSUBA 19th Century With river landscape design. Diameter 2.5".

Lot: 210 - INLAID IRON SHIN NO MARU-GATA TSUBA With openwork

INLAID IRON SHIN NO MARU-GATA TSUBA 17th/18th Century With openwork dragon design. Diameter 2.6".

Lot: 211 - INLAID IRON SHIN NO MARU-GATA TSUBA With gold

INLAID IRON SHIN NO MARU-GATA TSUBA 18th Century With gold dragon above Mount Fuji design. Diameter 3".

Lot: 212 - FOUR MIXED METAL FUCHI 1. Peony design. 2. Shakudo

FOUR MIXED METAL FUCHI 1. Peony design. 2. Shakudo with sharkskin. 3. Two with mon deisgn.

Lot: 213 - FIFTEEN PIECES OF METAL WORK Seven menuki (one

FIFTEEN PIECES OF METAL WORK Seven menuki (one mounted as a pin) and eight Kanemono including one that was a silver coin.

Lot: 214 - SHINTO TACHI With gentle wave hamon. Length of

SHINTO TACHI 17th/18th Century With gentle wave hamon. Length of blade 25.25". Mounted with iron tsuba and brass fuchi and kashira.

Lot: 215 - TACHI BLADE (NO MOUNTS) In hon-dzukuri form with

TACHI BLADE (NO MOUNTS) 20th Century In hon-dzukuri form with suguha hamon. Signed "Kanemune" (possibly). Length 26.2".

Lot: 216 - NINE MIXED METAL MENUKI 1. Dove. 2. Scholars hat.

NINE MIXED METAL MENUKI 18th/ 19th Century 1. Dove. 2. Scholars hat. 3. Heard boys with watter buffalo. 4. Flowers and leaves. 5. Pair of millet. 6. Pine cones. 7. Floweres. 8. Buddhist symbol

Lot: 217 - TWO MIXED METAL KANEMONO 1. Tengu reading a

TWO MIXED METAL KANEMONO 19th Century 1. Tengu reading a scroll. 2. Woman marking a fan. Signed. Fitted as pins.

Lot: 218 - THIRTEEN PIECES OF METALWARE, SILVER METAL EATING

THIRTEEN PIECES OF METALWARE, SILVER METAL EATING SET Seven kanemono and five menuki (one mounted as a pin) and one with cloisonne on gilt floral design. Length of eating set 5.6".

Lot: 219 - ENAMEL-ON-BRONZE TSUBA In shin no maru-gata form.

ENAMEL-ON-BRONZE TSUBA 20th Century In shin no maru-gata form. With butterfly and peony design. Diameter 3".

Lot: 220 - INLAID SHIN NO MARU-GATA IRON TSUBA With inkstone,

INLAID SHIN NO MARU-GATA IRON TSUBA 18th Century With inkstone, brush and ink-cake design. Diameter 3".

Lot: 221 - INLAID IRON MOKKO-FORM TSUBA With waterfall

INLAID IRON MOKKO-FORM TSUBA 18th Century With waterfall landscape design. Signed. Length 2.75".

Lot: 222 - INLAID IRON SHIN NO MARU-GATA TSUBA In Namban

INLAID IRON SHIN NO MARU-GATA TSUBA 18th Century In Namban style. With guardian lion and temple design. Diameter 2.8".

Lot: 223 - INLAID BRASS TSUBA In irregualr form with openwork

INLAID BRASS TSUBA 19th Century In irregualr form with openwork hawk and songbird design. Highlighted in gold. Length 2.75".

Lot: 224 - INLAID SENTOKU HOKAI FORGED TSUBA With gold,

INLAID SENTOKU HOKAI FORGED TSUBA 19th Century With gold, silver and copper relief decoration of Shoki and oni on one face; river and shakudo rock on reverse. Length 2.6".

Lot: 225 - INLAID COPPER SHIN NO MARU GATA TSUBA With pine

INLAID COPPER SHIN NO MARU GATA TSUBA 19th Century With pine tree, bamboo and mountain design on a sharkskin tooled ground. Length 2.8".

Lot: 226 - NAGA MARU GATA SHAKUDO INLAID TSUBA With goose and

NAGA MARU GATA SHAKUDO INLAID TSUBA 19th Century With goose and marsh grass design. Length 2.75".

Lot: 227 - ENGRAVED KOZUKA HANDLE With tiger design. Signed.

ENGRAVED KOZUKA HANDLE 19th Century With tiger design. Signed.

Lot: 228 - COPPER KOZUKA HANDLE With relief depiction of

COPPER KOZUKA HANDLE 19th Century With relief depiction of Okame holding a fan.

Lot: 229 - INLAID SHAKUDO KOZUKA HANDLE In bridge and wave

INLAID SHAKUDO KOZUKA HANDLE 19th Century In bridge and wave design. Length 3.75".

Lot: 230 - IMAIED SENTOKU KOZUKA HANDLE Depicting Gama

IMAIED SENTOKU KOZUKA HANDLE Circa 1800 Depicting Gama Sennin. Signed.

Lot: 231 - SILVER KOZUKA HANDLE Depicting Gama Sennin

SILVER KOZUKA HANDLE Early 19th Century Depicting Gama Sennin crossing a stream. Green papers.

Lot: 232 - COLLECTION OF SIX KOZUKA BLADES With inscribed

COLLECTION OF SIX KOZUKA BLADES 17th Century With inscribed blades.

Lot: 233 - THREE SWORDS One in shira saya, length 19.75". One

THREE SWORDS Modern One in shira saya, length 19.75". One in gunto mounts, length 25.75". One decorative in simulated gunto mounts, length 27.5".

Lot: 234 - LACQUER MOUNTED AIKUCHI By Masahiro. With suguha

LACQUER MOUNTED AIKUCHI 15th Century By Masahiro. With suguha hamon Length 11". Saya in oni form.

Lot: 235 - CARVED AND INLAID SHIN NO MARU GATA IRON TSUBA

CARVED AND INLAID SHIN NO MARU GATA IRON TSUBA 18th Century With pawlonia deisgn. Diamter 3.25".

Lot: 236 - IRON TSUBA In peach form with sukashi gourd

IRON TSUBA 17th Century In peach form with sukashi gourd design. Length 3.5".

Lot: 237 - IRON HOKEI TSUBA With sukashi comma and geometric

IRON HOKEI TSUBA 17th/18th Century With sukashi comma and geometric designs. 2.8" square.

Lot: 238 - INLAID IRON TSUBA Depicting three lohans in a

INLAID IRON TSUBA 18th Century Depicting three lohans in a landscape. Signed. Diameter 3.8".

Lot: 239 - SHIN NO MARU GATA IRON TSUBA With openwork raft

SHIN NO MARU GATA IRON TSUBA 18th Century With openwork raft and cherry tree design. Signed illegibly. Diameter 3".

Lot: 240 - INLAID IRON SHIN NO MARU GATA TSUBA With relief

INLAID IRON SHIN NO MARU GATA TSUBA 18th Century With relief scroll designs. Diameter 3".

Lot: 241 - INLAID IRON SHIN NO MARU GATA TSUBA By Masaharu.

INLAID IRON SHIN NO MARU GATA TSUBA 18th Century By Masaharu. With relief inlaid fiddle head design on one face; grasses on reverse. Diameter. 3.3".

Lot: 242 - IRON HOKEI TSUBA By Yasuchika. Depicting a samurai

IRON HOKEI TSUBA 18th Century By Yasuchika. Depicting a samurai with an anchor in relief with copper and gold highlights. Length 3.2".

Lot: 243 - FIVE MIXED METAL MENUKE 1. Pair of gilt lions. 2.

FIVE MIXED METAL MENUKE 19th Century 1. Pair of gilt lions. 2. Pair of banners (mounted as pins). 3. Silver eagle with gilt talons.

Lot: 244 - PORCELAIN JAR By Makazu Kozan. In ovoid form with

PORCELAIN JAR Late Meiji Period By Makazu Kozan. In ovoid form with pink carp design on a green wave ground. Six-character signature on base. Diameter 6.5".

Lot: 245 - BLUE AND WHITE HIRADO PORCELAIN FIGURE In the form

BLUE AND WHITE HIRADO PORCELAIN FIGURE Meiji Period In the form of a seated shishi with bisque eyes. Height 4".

Lot: 246 - STUDIO PORCELAIN VASE In inverted pear shape with

STUDIO PORCELAIN VASE Early 20th Century In inverted pear shape with pate-sur-pate grapevine design in white on an aubergine-brown ground. Signed. Height 5.2".

Lot: 247 - KORANSHA PORCELAIN VASE In inverted pear shape.

KORANSHA PORCELAIN VASE Meiji Period In inverted pear shape. With black and gold lacquer crane and goose cartouches. Four-character signature on base. Height 16.2".

Lot: 248 - KYOTO POTTERY BOTTLE VASE IN A YELLOW CRACKLED

KYOTO POTTERY BOTTLE VASE IN A YELLOW CRACKLED GLAZE First Quarter of the 20th Century Height 12".

Lot: 249 - UNUSUAL REVERSE-DECORATED WHITE AND BLUE HIRADO

UNUSUAL REVERSE-DECORATED WHITE AND BLUE HIRADO PORCELAIN CHARGER 19th Century In a raised chidori and wave pattern. Diameter 13".

Lot: 250 - STUDIO PORCELAIN PLATE By Tsukamoto Kaiji

STUDIO PORCELAIN PLATE Late 20th Century By Tsukamoto Kaiji (1912-1990). In pale blue with incised rose design. Potter's mark on base. Diameter 8.75". Original kiriwood box.

Lot: 251 - STUDIO POTTERY VASE By Shoji Hamada

STUDIO POTTERY VASE 20th Century By Shoji Hamada (1894–1978). With black and cream glaze on a brown body. Signed and sealed beneath the lid of the box. Height 6.25". With kiriwood box.

Lot: 252 - STUDIO PORCELAIN BOWL By Tsukamoto Kaiji

STUDIO PORCELAIN BOWL Late 20th Century By Tsukamoto Kaiji (1912-1990). In cream glaze with incised floral design. Potter's mark on base. Diameter 10". With kiriwood box.

Lot: 253 - GLAZED POTTERY TEA LEAF STORAGE JAR In brown glaze

GLAZED POTTERY TEA LEAF STORAGE JAR Early 20th Century In brown glaze with four applied handles at the shoulder. Height 9.5". Diameter of mouth 5".

Lot: 254 - TWO SATSUMA POTTERY VASES In baluster form.

TWO SATSUMA POTTERY VASES Last Half of the 20th Century In baluster form. Decorated with finely detailed chrysanthemums and other flowers with gilt highlights. Differing signatures on bases. Heights 8.5" and 10.5".

Lot: 255 - PORCELAIN VASE Attributed to Kozan. In inverted

PORCELAIN VASE Meiji Period Attributed to Kozan. In inverted pear shape. With decoration of children celebrating a birthday on a black ground. Height 15.75".

Lot: 256 - STUDIO PORCELAIN VASE In baluster form with tripod

STUDIO PORCELAIN VASE Circa 1910 In baluster form with tripod base. Decorated with paulownia and lappet designs. Four-character studio mark on base. Height 4.5".

Lot: 257 - SATSUMA POTTERY BOWL With fan, inro and netsuke

SATSUMA POTTERY BOWL Circa 1850 With fan, inro and netsuke design. Diameter 5.6".

Lot: 258 - STUDIO PORCELAIN VASE In ovoid form. With relief

STUDIO PORCELAIN VASE Circa 1910 In ovoid form. With relief crayfish at shoulder. Height 4".

Lot: 259 - SATSUMA POTTERY WINE POT AND FIVE MATCHING CUPS

SATSUMA POTTERY WINE POT AND FIVE MATCHING CUPS Second Half of the 20th Century Wine pot in squat ovoid form with bamboo and flower decoration. Bent bamboo handle. Height 4". Cups in footed conical form. Heights 1.5". Diameters 2.5".

Lot: 260 - BLUE AND WHITE POTTERY JAR In ovoid form. With

BLUE AND WHITE POTTERY JAR Late 19th Century In ovoid form. With bird and grasses design. Height 7.25".

Lot: 261 - TWO PIECES OF HIRADO PORCELAIN In the forms of a

TWO PIECES OF HIRADO PORCELAIN Meiji Period In the forms of a rooster and a hen. With white-glazed bodies and bisque eyes. Height of rooster 8.5".

Lot: 262 - SATSUMA POTTERY BOWL In square form with relief

SATSUMA POTTERY BOWL 18th Century In square form with relief figure at rim. Body decorated with gourd and vine motif. 4" square.

Lot: 263 - MIURA KENYA POTTERY BOWL With flowering tree and

MIURA KENYA POTTERY BOWL Circa 1850 With flowering tree and stream design. Signed. Diameter 6.25".

Lot: 264 - STUDIO PORCELAIN CENSER BY ITAYA HAZAN (1872-1963)

STUDIO PORCELAIN CENSER BY ITAYA HAZAN (1872-1963) 20th Century In footed bowl form with upswept handles. Ho bird design. Potter's mark on base. Diameter 3".

Lot: 265 - STUDIO POTTERY VASE In bottle form with elongated

STUDIO POTTERY VASE 20th Century In bottle form with elongated neck and flared mouth. Turquoise flambé glaze over a creamware base. Height 22".

Lot: 266 - SETO WEAR POTTERY CENSER In the form of a guardian

SETO WEAR POTTERY CENSER 19th Century In the form of a guardian lion. Height 4".

Lot: 267 - AO-KUTANI PORCELAIN CENSER In footed four-lobed

AO-KUTANI PORCELAIN CENSER Meiji Period In footed four-lobed form. With dragon and flame design. Domed cover with pinecone finial. Green Fuku mark on base. Also impressed "Kutani". Height 5.5". Width 7".

Lot: 268 - NINSEI POTTERY CHAWAN In hemisphere form. With

NINSEI POTTERY CHAWAN 17th Century In hemisphere form. With raised chrysanthemum design on a black ground. Ninsei mark on base. Diameter 5".

Lot: 269 - NINSEI POTTERY HAND CENSER In tripod cylinder

NINSEI POTTERY HAND CENSER 17th Century In tripod cylinder form. With brocade design on a black ground. Ninsei mark on base. Height 2.5".

Lot: 270 - ROKUBEI POTTERY TEAPOT In cylinder form. With red

ROKUBEI POTTERY TEAPOT 18th Century In cylinder form. With red and green floral design. Fitted with interior filter. Height 3".

Lot: 271 - AO-KUTANI PORCELAIN CENSER With tripod base,

AO-KUTANI PORCELAIN CENSER 20th Century With tripod base, spike-like handles and pierced cover. Body decorated with floral rondels. Kutani mark on base. Height 5".

Lot: 272 - SETO POTTERY CHAWAN With crackle glaze. Gold

SETO POTTERY CHAWAN 17th Century With crackle glaze. Gold lacquer repairs. Diameter 6".

Lot: 273 - KINKOZAN SATSUMA POTTERY TEAPOT In ovoid form with

KINKOZAN SATSUMA POTTERY TEAPOT Meiji Period In ovoid form with wisteria design. Signed. Height 6.5".

Lot: 274 - NAESHIROGAWA POTTERY TEAPOT In squat ovoid form

NAESHIROGAWA POTTERY TEAPOT In squat ovoid form with black-brown glaze. Length 5.75".

Lot: 275 - KYOTO POTTERY CENSER In squat ovoid form. With

KYOTO POTTERY CENSER 19th Century In squat ovoid form. With tripod base, loop handles and pierced cover with floral decoration. Signed beneath cover. Diameter 5.25".

Lot: 276 - BROWN, BLUE AND WHITE HIRADO PORCELAIN JAR In

BROWN, BLUE AND WHITE HIRADO PORCELAIN JAR Meiji Period In shell form with crabs, barnacles and other shells. One open shell contains a loose pearl inside. Length 4.75".

Lot: 277 - KYOTO POTTERY KOGO In clamshell and chrysanthemum

KYOTO POTTERY KOGO Edo Period In clamshell and chrysanthemum form. With flute and helmet design on exterior; screen and comma design on interior. Length 3.6".

Lot: 278 - SHINO POTTERY VASE In mallet form. With two stump

SHINO POTTERY VASE Late 19th Century In mallet form. With two stump handles at shoulder. Impressed potter's mark on base. Height 7.5".

Lot: 279 - STUDIO POTTERY VASE In gourd form. With relief

STUDIO POTTERY VASE Early 20th Century In gourd form. With relief vine and leaf design. Potter's mark at foot. Height 11.25".

Lot: 280 - SHIGARAKI POTTERY STORAGE JAR In inverted pear

SHIGARAKI POTTERY STORAGE JAR 17th/18th Century In inverted pear shape. With splash ash glaze. Height 18".

Lot: 281 - POTTERY STORAGE JAR In seed form with molded lip.

POTTERY STORAGE JAR Late 19th/Early 20th Century In seed form with molded lip. With black glaze vertical slip over a phosphatic brown glaze. Height 16".

Lot: 282 - RARE KINKOZAN ART DECO SATSUMA POTTERY VASE In

RARE KINKOZAN ART DECO SATSUMA POTTERY VASE Circa 1930 In inverted pear shape with stylized iris design. Printed signature on base. Height 12".

Lot: 283 - STUDIO PORCELAIN VASE In inverted pear shape. With

STUDIO PORCELAIN VASE Circa 1900 In inverted pear shape. With relief bird and flower design on a golden yellow ground. Height 10".

Lot: 284 - RAKU POTTERY TEA BOWL With black glaze spotted

RAKU POTTERY TEA BOWL 20th Century With black glaze spotted with two green and white drips. Raku mark at foot. Diameter 4.5".

Lot: 285 - SHINO POTTERY WINE POT In bladder form. With

SHINO POTTERY WINE POT 18th Century In bladder form. With turquoise over olive green glaze. Shuntan potter's mark on base. Height 7".

Lot: 286 - STUDIO PORCELAIN VASE In faceted seed form with a

STUDIO PORCELAIN VASE Mid 20th Century In faceted seed form with a red flambé splash over a white glazed ground. Signed on base. Height 8.5". Private Cape Cod Collection.

Lot: 287 - FUKUGAWA PORCELAIN VASE In ovoid form with green

FUKUGAWA PORCELAIN VASE Early 20th Century In ovoid form with green leaf design. Fukugawa mark on base. Diameter 5.5".

Lot: 288 - UNDERGLAZE BLUE SAKE BOTTLE In ovoid form with

UNDERGLAZE BLUE SAKE BOTTLE 18th Century In ovoid form with horse and flower design. Height 7".

Lot: 289 - ARITA PORCELAIN DISH In mokko form. With fisherman

ARITA PORCELAIN DISH Early 19th Century In mokko form. With fisherman decorations. Length 7".

Lot: 290 - KENZAN DENCHICHI PORCELAIN CUP & SAUCER Depicting

KENZAN DENCHICHI PORCELAIN CUP & SAUCER 19th Century Depicting two poets with their poems. Signed.

Lot: 291 - BLUE AND WHITE KAKIEMON PORCELAIN PLATE In wheat

BLUE AND WHITE KAKIEMON PORCELAIN PLATE Circa 1700 In wheat pattern. Underside with flower and vine design. Diameter 8.5".

Lot: 292 - AO-KUTANI POTTERY BOWL With bird and flower center

AO-KUTANI POTTERY BOWL 19th Century With bird and flower center surrounded by lappet border. Fuku mark on base. Diameter 9.25". Ex Holzapple Collection.

Lot: 293 - IMARI PORCELAIN COVERED JAR In ovoid form. With

IMARI PORCELAIN COVERED JAR 19th Century In ovoid form. With cartouches depicting ladies in Genroku costumes, all on a red pearl and flower ground. Height 9.6".

Lot: 294 - TWO TANZAN POTTERY SAKE POTS One in cylinder form.

TWO TANZAN POTTERY SAKE POTS Early 20th Century One in cylinder form. Height 6.5". One in seed form. Height 5".

Lot: 295 - HIRADO PORCELAIN BOWL In awabi shell form. With

HIRADO PORCELAIN BOWL 18th Century In awabi shell form. With figural landscape design in brown, blue and white. Signed on base. Length 8.5".

Lot: 296 - ANDO RELIEF-DECORATED ENAMEL-ON-COPPER VASE In

ANDO RELIEF-DECORATED ENAMEL-ON-COPPER VASE Circa 1930 In inverted pear shape with colorful grapevine design. Height 15".

Lot: 297 - ANDO ENAMEL-ON-COPPER VASE In ovoid form with

ANDO ENAMEL-ON-COPPER VASE Circa 1930 In ovoid form with weeping cherry tree design. Ando mark on base. Diameter 9".

Lot: 298 - CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL VASE With transparent spider

CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL VASE Meiji Period With transparent spider chrysanthemum design on a black ground. Height 10".

Lot: 299 - CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL PLATE In sparrow, bamboo and

CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL PLATE Meiji Period In sparrow, bamboo and flower pattern. Diameter 12".

Lot: 300 - CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL PLATE With crane and

CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL PLATE Meiji Period With crane and chrysanthemum pattern. Diameter 12".

Lot: 301 - CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL ON BRONZE VASE In trumpet

CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL ON BRONZE VASE Early 20th Century In trumpet form with mask and lappet design. Height 14.5".

Lot: 302 - CLOISONNÉ VASE Multicolor floral decoration

CLOISONNÉ VASE 20th Century Multicolor floral decoration on an oxblood red ground. Silvered rim and base. Height 5.25".

Lot: 303 - PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL JARS In ovoid form

PAIR OF CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL JARS Meiji Period In ovoid form with birds and flowers on turquoise cartouches, on a brown butterfly-filled ground. Domed covers with ball finials. Carved wood bases. Heights of jars 15.5".

Lot: 304 - CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL VASE In baluster form. With

CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL VASE Meiji Period In baluster form. With rooster, hen and bamboo design on a green ground. Height 12".

Lot: 305 - CLOISONNÉ VASE Flower and branch decoration

CLOISONNÉ VASE 20th century Flower and branch decoration on an apple green ground. Paper label on underside. Silvered rim and base. Height 6".

Lot: 306 - CLOISONNÉ VASE Multicolor floral decoration

CLOISONNÉ VASE 20th Century Multicolor floral decoration on a deep yellow ground. Silvered rim. Height 7".

Lot: 307 - CLOISONNÉ VASE With tonal aqua leaf

CLOISONNÉ VASE 20th Century With tonal aqua leaf decoration. Silvered rim and base. Factory mark on foot. Height 9.75".

Lot: 308 - LARGE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CHARGER Central

LARGE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CHARGER Late Meiji Period Central enameled decoration of a kakko (drum) and sho (mouth organ) surrounded by maple leaves on a green ground. Alternating chrysanthemum and butterfly decoration about a blue scrolling vine

Lot: 309 - CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL VASE In inverted pear shape

CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL VASE Meiji Period In inverted pear shape with bird and prunus design on a black ground. Height 8.75".

Lot: 310 - CARVED ABALONE SHELL Depicting dragon and clouds.

CARVED ABALONE SHELL Late 19th Century Depicting dragon and clouds. Height 6.5".

Lot: 311 - INLAID SHAKUDO BOX In rectangular form with

INLAID SHAKUDO BOX Early 20th Century In rectangular form with depiction of figures in rain crossing Nihon Bashi, after a print by Hiroshige. Length 4.3".

Lot: 312 - UNUSUAL SILVER WRITER'S COUPE In paulownia form

UNUSUAL SILVER WRITER'S COUPE 19th Century In paulownia form with three receptacles. Signed "Yoshinobu". Length 4.75".

Lot: 313 - SPLINT BAMBOO IKEBANA BASKET In baluster from with

SPLINT BAMBOO IKEBANA BASKET Early 20th Century In baluster from with entwined handle. Signed. Height 20.5".

Lot: 314 - RED, BLACK AND WHITE PAPER LANTERN In a

RED, BLACK AND WHITE PAPER LANTERN In a calligraphic design. Height extended 41". Diameter 28".

Lot: 315 - SPLINT BAMBOO IKEBANA BASKET In waisted form with

SPLINT BAMBOO IKEBANA BASKET Early 20th Century In waisted form with loop handle. Height 15".

Lot: 316 - RED LACQUER COVERED WOOD LIFT-TOP BOX In the form

RED LACQUER COVERED WOOD LIFT-TOP BOX 20th Century In the form of a pillow. Top decorated with songbirds, butterfly, peony and bamboo. Interior top and base with erotic art scenes on a red lacquered ground. Side carrying handles and brass lock.

Lot: 317 - PAINTED WOOD FIGURE OF A MANEKI-NEKO (GOOD LUCK

PAINTED WOOD FIGURE OF A MANEKI-NEKO (GOOD LUCK CAT) 20th Century In black and white with red ribbon and ears. Height 16.25".

Lot: 318 - IKEBANA BASKET In cylindrical form with hexagonal

IKEBANA BASKET Late Meiji Period In cylindrical form with hexagonal base, various woven bands, and molded rim. Signed on base. Height 12". Diameter 7".

Lot: 319 - PAINTED BRONZE FIGURE Fukurokuju instanding

PAINTED BRONZE FIGURE Meiji Period Fukurokuju instanding postion holding a scroll and bamboo staff. Height 35.25".

Lot: 320 - BRONZE VASE In squat ovoid form with a slim

BRONZE VASE Meiji Period In squat ovoid form with a slim cylindrical neck and a trumpet-form mouth. Raised decoration of a swimming goose and carp. Signed on base. Height 14".

Lot: 321 - COPPER BRONZE SUITEKI In the form of a tsuba with

COPPER BRONZE SUITEKI In the form of a tsuba with insect and flower design. Length 3".

Lot: 322 - PAIR OF BRONZE HEXAGONAL VASES In trumpet form

PAIR OF BRONZE HEXAGONAL VASES Meiji Period In trumpet form with lion handles and shou decoration. Height 5.1".

Lot: 323 - BRONZE STAND In rockbery and scrub form. Height

BRONZE STAND Meiji Period In rockbery and scrub form. Height 5.5".

Lot: 324 - ARTICULATED COPPER BRONZE LOBSTER Signed. Length

ARTICULATED COPPER BRONZE LOBSTER Late Meiji Period Signed. Length 15.25".

Lot: 325 - ARTICULATED COPPER BRONZE LOBSTER Length extended

ARTICULATED COPPER BRONZE LOBSTER Meiji Period Length extended 16.5".

Lot: 326 - BRONZE ORNAMENT In the form of a rooster perched

BRONZE ORNAMENT Meiji period In the form of a rooster perched atop a drum that rests on an openwork bird and cloud pattern base. Height 20.5".

Lot: 327 - BRONZE CENSER In baluster form with lion's-head

BRONZE CENSER Meiji Period In baluster form with lion's-head handles, tripod base and pierced cover with lion finial. Body decorated with relief birds and flowers. Height 27".

Lot: 328 - BRONZE JARDINIÈRE In diamond form on four

BRONZE JARDINIÈRE Meiji Period In diamond form on four nut-shaped feet. Reddish finish with intricate relief cast decoration. Height 3". Length 14".

Lot: 329 - IRON AND BRONZE TETSUBIN In cylinder form with

IRON AND BRONZE TETSUBIN 19th Century In cylinder form with raised bamboo design. Irregular skirt. Signed on body. Height including fixed handle 11.25".

Lot: 330 - BRONZE VASE In seed form with molded base and lip.

BRONZE VASE Late Meiji Period In seed form with molded base and lip. Signed on base. Height 10".

Lot: 331 - THREE-PART BRONZE URN In baluster form with

THREE-PART BRONZE URN Meiji Period In baluster form with circular foot and usabata-like form top. Body finely decorated with a sage drawing water on one side and a hawk and pine tree on reverse. Height 14.75".

Lot: 332 - CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL FIGURE OF KWANDI In a

CHAMPLEVÉ ENAMEL FIGURE OF KWANDI Meiji Period In a militant pose with a yari. Robe in colorful floral pattern. Height 14".

Lot: 333 - PAIR OF BRONZE SCULPTURES With elaborate openwork

PAIR OF BRONZE SCULPTURES Meiji Period With elaborate openwork design of pheasant, song bird and eagle in a pine tree, flower and rockery landscape. Height 17.25".

Lot: 334 - PAIR OF CAST IRON NIO WARRIOR FIGURES With painted

PAIR OF CAST IRON NIO WARRIOR FIGURES Early 20th Century With painted polychrome decoration, standing on rockery bases. Heights 20".

Lot: 335 - ELEVEN TITLES RELATING TO CERAMICS 1. Andacht,

ELEVEN TITLES RELATING TO CERAMICS 1. Andacht, Treasury of Satsuma. 2. Becker, Karatsu Ware. 3. Japanese Art from the Garry Collection. 4. Morse, Catalog of the Morse Collection of Japanese Pottery. 5. Lawrence, Satsuma. 6. Munsterberg, The

Lot: 336 - PAGEANT OF JAPANESE ART Volumes 3, 4, and 5 out of

PAGEANT OF JAPANESE ART Volumes 3, 4, and 5 out of six volumes. Titles: Sculpture, Ceramics and Metal Work, and Textiles and Lacquer.

Lot: 337 - EIGHT TITLES RELATING TO JAPANESE ARTS 1. Real and

EIGHT TITLES RELATING TO JAPANESE ARTS 1. Real and Imagined Beings: The Netsuke Collection of Joseph And Edith Kurstin. 2. Joly & Tomita, Japanese Art and Handicraft. 3. Joly, Legend in Japanese Art. 4. Through Closed Doors. 5. Spindel,

Lot: 338 - WOOD OKIMONO In the form of Hotei carrying a fan

WOOD OKIMONO In the form of Hotei carrying a fan and treasure sack. Height 5.5".

Lot: 339 - BRONZE SCULPTURE In the form of two seated

BRONZE SCULPTURE Meiji Period In the form of two seated monkeys. Signed and seal marked. Height 3.5".

Lot: 340 - PAIR OF COPPER AND BRASS KEMAN With openwork ho

PAIR OF COPPER AND BRASS KEMAN 19th Century With openwork ho bird and lotus design with pendant drops. Length 14". Width 7.5".

Lot: 341 - W.L. BEHRENS COLLECTION By Joly. London,

W.L. BEHRENS COLLECTION By Joly. London, Glendining and Co.,1913-1914. 1. Lacquer and Inro. Three vols. 2. Netsuke. Three vols. 3. Metal. 4. Sword Fittings. 5. Tsuba. 6. Buddhist Section and Chinese Antiques.7. Chinese Miscellanea. 8.

Lot: 342 - SET OF THREE TRANSPARENT GLASS PLATE PHOTOGRAPHS

SET OF THREE TRANSPARENT GLASS PLATE PHOTOGRAPHS Early 20th Century Three ladies in a courtyard. Two ladies beneath wisteria. A bridge above a rocky stream. Each approx. 10" x 7.5". Framed.

Lot: 343 - VIEWS AND COSTUMES OF JAPAN BY TAMAMURA KOSABURO

VIEWS AND COSTUMES OF JAPAN BY TAMAMURA KOSABURO Late 19th Century Forty-eight 7.5" x 10" hand-colored photographs, titled and mounted on 24 pages, bound with tisuue guards in between each page. Gilt and black lacquered covers. Leather spine with

Lot: 344 - SILK NEEDLEWORK PICTURE Depicting wasps on a peach

SILK NEEDLEWORK PICTURE Meiji Period Depicting wasps on a peach branch. 27" x 24". Framed.

Lot: 345 - SILK NEEDLEWORK PICTURE Depicting songbirds on a

SILK NEEDLEWORK PICTURE Late Meiji Period Depicting songbirds on a maple tree branch. All set on a black background. Framed 25.5" x 24".

Lot: 346 - PAIR OF SILK NEEDLEWORK PANELS Embroidered

PAIR OF SILK NEEDLEWORK PANELS First Half of the 20th Century Embroidered sparrows and chrysanthemums on a red silk ground. An embroidered bat at the top of each. Heights 72.5". Widths 22.5". Framed together in a black-painted wood frame.

Lot: 347 - IMPORTANT SILK AND METALLIC THREADWORK NOH ROBE In

IMPORTANT SILK AND METALLIC THREADWORK NOH ROBE 18th/19th Century In paulownia and lattice design on a deep blue field. With large sleeves. Width with arms extended 66".

Lot: 348 - UNUSUAL SILK GAUZE KESA With gold three-leaf mon

UNUSUAL SILK GAUZE KESA Early 20th Century With gold three-leaf mon design on a green ground. 68" x 42".

Lot: 349 - SILVER JEWEL BOX In the form of Daikoku's hammer.

SILVER JEWEL BOX Circa 1900 In the form of Daikoku's hammer. Engraved with flowers. Length 4.25".

Lot: 350 - TWO LACQUER ZUSHI 1. Black lacquer with painted

TWO LACQUER ZUSHI 19th Century 1. Black lacquer with painted Nio and standing Kwannon figure. Height 6.2". 2. Red lacquer with seated Buddha figure. Height 4.5".

Lot: 351 - LOT OF SIX MAI-OGI (DANCE FANS) Five double-sided

LOT OF SIX MAI-OGI (DANCE FANS) Four, Japanese, 19th Century, two newer Five double-sided with bamboo sticks and guards, two with each guard split and splayed into two and attached to the leaf by means of silk cords. For similar examples see

Lot: 352 - THREE SILVER SAKE CUPS In graduated sizes. With

THREE SILVER SAKE CUPS 20th Century In graduated sizes. With mon design and calligraphy. Diameters 5.25" to 6.50".

Lot: 353 - SILVER SAKE CUP Inscribed in Japanese "Dedicated

SILVER SAKE CUP Taisho Period Inscribed in Japanese "Dedicated in celebration of fifteen years anniversary of the Komori store." Engraved with a scene of tortoise and bamboo. Diameter 3.5".

Lot: 354 - WESTERN-STYLE WATERCOLOR ON ARTIST BOARD BY TOMI

WESTERN-STYLE WATERCOLOR ON ARTIST BOARD BY TOMI Circa 1910 Depicting a woman with an umbrella in snow. Signed. 19.5" x 12.75".

Lot: 355 - WATERCOLOR ON SILK Depicting a young girl in a

WATERCOLOR ON SILK Early 20th Century Depicting a young girl in a blue and white kimono. Signed lower left. Framed 32" x 13.5".

Lot: 356 - SCROLL PAINTING ON SILK Flowering dogwood and pine

SCROLL PAINTING ON SILK 19th Century Flowering dogwood and pine tree branches. Signed and seal marked lower left. 47.5" x 20".

Lot: 357 - SCROLL PAINTING ON PAPER By Kano Tanyu. Depicting

SCROLL PAINTING ON PAPER 17th Century By Kano Tanyu. Depicting a crane and marsh grasses. Signed and seal marked. 39.75" x 10.5".

Lot: 358 - SCROLL PAINTING ON SILK By Hashimoto Gaho

SCROLL PAINTING ON SILK Late 19th By Hashimoto Gaho Kakejiku. Depicting a mountain stream. Signed and seal marked. 44" x 16".

Lot: 359 - NAKAMORA NAONODO "Strangers in Paris". Depicting

NAKAMORA NAONODO 20th Century "Strangers in Paris". Depicting two figures against a dark ground. Signed lower right. Gouache. Matted 9.25"x 12.25" sight. Framed.

Lot: 360 - FRAMED PAINTING ON PAPER A pair of song birds and

FRAMED PAINTING ON PAPER Late Meiji Period A pair of song birds and quail around peonies and other flowering branches. 58" x 32". Framed 60.5" x 33".

Lot: 361 - THREE FRAMED RIMPA SCHOOL PAINTED PANELS Together

THREE FRAMED RIMPA SCHOOL PAINTED PANELS 19th Century Together with one unframed, as is. Depicting plum blossoms, peonies and wisteria. Each marked with a single seal mark. 51" x 21.5" sight. Framed individually, 69.5" x 34.24". Purchased at

Lot: 362 - FRAMED SUMI-E PAINTING Grasshopper on bamboo.

FRAMED SUMI-E PAINTING 20th Century Grasshopper on bamboo. Signed and seal marked. 23" x 15.5" sight. Framed 32" x 22.5".

Lot: 363 - SCROLL PAINTING ON SILK With gold and black

SCROLL PAINTING ON SILK Meiji Period With gold and black mountain landscape design. Signed 46" x 12.75". With kiriwood box.

Lot: 364 - SCROLL PAINTING ON SILK Depicting an eagle perched

SCROLL PAINTING ON SILK Late 19th Century Depicting an eagle perched on a rock. Signed and seal marked. 43" x 13.5".

Lot: 365 - SCROLL PAINTING ON SILK Sparrows and bamboo.

SCROLL PAINTING ON SILK Meiji Period Sparrows and bamboo. Signed and seal marked lower left. 45" x 16". With kiriwood box.

Lot: 366 - WESTERN-STYLE WATERCOLOR By Banka Maruyama.

WESTERN-STYLE WATERCOLOR Early 20th Century By Banka Maruyama. Depicting four children gathering flowers. Signed "LR". 19.5" x 13.25" sight. Matted and framed.

Lot: 367 - PAIR OF WESTERN-STYLE WATERCOLORS By S. Numi.

PAIR OF WESTERN-STYLE WATERCOLORS Circa 1920 By S. Numi. Depicting figures at a shrine in autumn colors. Both are signed. 13" x 19.5" each.

Lot: 368 - WESTERN-STYLE WATERCOLOR With lantern, lake and

WESTERN-STYLE WATERCOLOR Early 20th Century With lantern, lake and pine tree in moonlight. Signed "Hiroshi" lower right. Matted 9.75" x 13.25" sight. Framed.

Lot: 369 - TWO WESTERN-STYLE WATERCOLORS By Terauchi Manjiro.

TWO WESTERN-STYLE WATERCOLORS Early 20th Century By Terauchi Manjiro. 1. A cottage with lake and cherry trees. 2. Cottages in moonlight with snow. Both signed. Framed. 11.5" x 7.75" each.

Lot: 370 - PAINTING ON PAPER In the manner of Kobayakawa

PAINTING ON PAPER Circa 1930 In the manner of Kobayakawa Kiyoshi. Depicting a pensive woman wearing a black and red kimono. Signed and seal marked. Titled on reverse. 15.75" x 11.75".

Lot: 371 - PAINTING ON SILK Depicting a songbird with

PAINTING ON SILK Circa 1900 Depicting a songbird with grasses, pine tree and flowers. Signed and seal marked. 45" x 14". Framed 62" x 21".

Lot: 372 - WATERCOLOR ON PAPER By Hiroshi Yoshida. Depicting

WATERCOLOR ON PAPER Early 20th Century By Hiroshi Yoshida. Depicting fishing boats in morning fog. Signed "H. Yoshida" lower right. Framed 13" x 18.75".

Lot: 373 - SCROLL PAINTING ON PAPER Depicting a beijin in

SCROLL PAINTING ON PAPER Mid-19th Century Depicting a beijin in reclining position wearing a colorful kimono. 43" x 18.5". Framed 52.5" x 24.5".

Lot: 374 - SCROLL PAINTING ON SILK Depicting a sparrow on a

SCROLL PAINTING ON SILK Early 20th Century Depicting a sparrow on a flowering cherry tree branch. Signed. 42.5" x 16.25". With kiriwood box.

Lot: 375 - SCROLL PAINTING ON SILK Depicting two ducks

SCROLL PAINTING ON SILK Meiji Period Depicting two ducks swimming beneath a willow tree and flowers. Signed and seal marked. 44" x 15.25". With kiriwood box.

Lot: 376 - TWO FRAMED PAINTINGS ON SILK Each with a pair of

TWO FRAMED PAINTINGS ON SILK 20th Century Each with a pair of songbirds on a flowering tree branch, with calligraphy. Framed 26.5" x 16" and 17.5" x 20".

Lot: 377 - HAND SCROLL ON PAPER Depicting birds and animals

HAND SCROLL ON PAPER 19th Century Depicting birds and animals in a landscape with calligraphy. Length 430".

Lot: 378 - SHUNGA HAND SCROLL ON PAPER With narrative scene

SHUNGA HAND SCROLL ON PAPER Late 19th Century With narrative scene featuring a woman and a flutist exploring their developing relationship. Length 444".

Lot: 379 - PAIR OF INK AND SLIGHTLY COLORED DRAWINGS

PAIR OF INK AND SLIGHTLY COLORED DRAWINGS 19th Century Depicting scenes from the Tale of Genji. Framed. Each 7" x 10.3".

Lot: 380 - HABOKU-STYLE SCROLL PAINTING ON PAPER Depicting a

HABOKU-STYLE SCROLL PAINTING ON PAPER 17th/18th Century Depicting a cottage with a lake and distant hills. Signed and marked with three seals. 10.75" x 21.25".

Lot: 381 - SCROLL PAINTING ON PAPER Farmer on a bridge in a

SCROLL PAINTING ON PAPER Meiji Period Farmer on a bridge in a winter landscape. Signed and seal marked lower left. 16" x 20". Bottom mounting as is.

Lot: 382 - PAIR OF PAINTINGS ON PAPER By Fukui Ryonosuke

PAIR OF PAINTINGS ON PAPER 20th Century By Fukui Ryonosuke (1924–1986). Depicting stylized flowers. Both signed in pencil. 13.5" x 9.5". Framed 20.25" x 16.25".

Lot: 383 - WATERCOLOR ON PAPER Attributed to Kogo. Depicting

WATERCOLOR ON PAPER Early 20th Century Attributed to Kogo. Depicting the head of a young woman. Framed 11.5" x 8.75" sight.

Lot: 384 - WESTERN-STYLE WATERCOLOR By T. Nokoyama. Depicting

WESTERN-STYLE WATERCOLOR Early 20th Century By T. Nokoyama. Depicting a farmer carrying a hoe and a basket. 13" x 6.75".

Lot: 385 - SCROLL PAINTING ON SILK Deptining cottages and a

SCROLL PAINTING ON SILK Early 20th Century Deptining cottages and a farmer nbenetah mountains. 41" x 16". Signed and seal marked.

Lot: 386 - FRAMED PAINTING A samurai warrior on horseback in

FRAMED PAINTING 20th Century A samurai warrior on horseback in the center of a procession through verdant green grasses. Seal marked lower left. Framed 89" x 83". Ex Collection: Louis Joseph Auction Gallery, Commonwealth Avenue, Boston.

Lot: 387 - OIL PAINTING ON CANVAS Signed "Sugemoto

OIL PAINTING ON CANVAS Dated 1938 Signed "Sugemoto Shigenori". In Expressionist style depicting a village landscape. 18" x 21". Framed.

Lot: 388 - SCROLL PAINTING ON PAPER After Shinsui. Depicting

SCROLL PAINTING ON PAPER 20th Century After Shinsui. Depicting a woman in a snowy landscape wearing a pine tree-pattern kimono. Signed "Shinsui". 47.5" x 8.5".




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