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All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1990 item #409145 (stock #EC-2)
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Framed Woodblock print by Kyoto artist Clifton Karhu. Image of "Ginkakuji" (The Temple of the Silver Pavillion"), a well-known Kyoto landmark. Contrary to many of Karhu's prints which use multiple colors in architectural scenes, this print uses only shades of indigo within the strong black key lines, as well as the masterful use of woodgrain in the foreground to capture the famous dry garden at this temple. The use of various shades of indigo is reminiscient of the "aizuri-e", blue prints, of th...
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 2000 item #409151 (stock #EC-4)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$120.00
Karhu printed these invitations for his shows at the Tolman Collection, the Tokyo gallery which has long represented him and his work. These were done in large numbers, about 800, in the late 1970's and early 1980's. This particular print reads "ue mino washi," An Eagle Doesn't Look [Up] Where There is Nothing," a very Zen-like saying. This image is finely framed and is in good condition. Inside mat Image Size: H.6.5 x W.24", Frame Size: H.9.5 x W.27.375". Clifton Karhu was born in Duluth, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #411695 (stock #BB-008)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$550.00
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1839-1892. Title: The Moon of Ogurusu in Yamashiro (yamashiro ogurusu no tsuki). Series: One Hundred Aspects of the Moon (tsuki hyaku shi). Signature: Yoshitoshi. Artist's Seal: Taiso. Engraver's Seal: Enkatsu. Publisher: Akiyama Buemon. Date: Meiji 19 (1886), 2nd month, 1st day. Format: oban tate-e, (Image) H.13 x W.8.875". Condition: Very good colors and impression. Four minor worm holes in margin (2 top, 2 bottom,) 2 tiny dots of red ink in center of pri...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #411699 (stock #BB-002)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$380.00
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861). Subject: Yakusha-e (kabuki actor print), Iwai Tojaku (1776-1847) as Osode. Signature: ichiyuusai Kuniyoshi-ga. Publisher: Joushuu-ya Kinzou. Date: ca. 1834-1843. Censor Seal: kiwame (approved). Format: oban tate-e, H.14.375 x W.10". Condition: Very good colors and impression, wormage hole on upper left; small holes on lower left, top middle & right; small tear on mid-right edge of paper. Iwai Tojaku - Iwai Hanshiro V - Iwai Kumesaburo I was regard...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #419798 (stock #BB-001)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$195.00
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada [Toyokuni III] (1786-1864). Subject: Yakusha-e, Kabuki actor print; Ichikawa Ichizou III as “Shibahisa?” Signature: “Toyokuni ga” in red toshidama cartouche. Censor Seal: “aratame” (examined), year of the cock (1861) 10th month. Publisher: Ebi-ya Rinnosuke; address: horie-cho, ebi bayashi. Date: 1861. Format: oban tate-e, H.14.5 x W.9.675". Condition: Good colors and impression, no album backing, minor back repairs to small tears on upper right corner ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #419800 (stock #BB-003)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$195.00
Utagawa Kunisada [Toyokuni III] (1786-1864). Subject: Yakusha-e, Kabuki actor print; Kawarazaki Gonjurou (stage name of Ichikawa Danjurou IX [1838-1903] from 9/1852 to 2/1869).Signature: “ki-o Toyokuni ga” in red toshidama cartouche. Engraver Seal: Yokogawa. Censor Seal: “aratame” (examined), year of the cock (1861) 9th month. Publisher: Yamaguchi-ya Toubei. Date: 1861. Format: oban tate-e, H.13.75 x W.9". Comments: “kirazuri” mica powder giving sheen to dark blue background o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #419801 (stock #BB-004)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$425.00
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861). Subject: Mitate-e; “Eikyoudai Mitate Sanjuu Boku Kuisen” (Mirror Selections of 30 Trees & Flowers). Signature: “ichiyuusai Kuniyoshi ga”. Artist Seal: “kiri” (paulownia). Nanushi Censor Seal: “watari” (Watanabe Jiemon). Publisher: Joushuu-ya Kinzou. Date: ca. 1843. Format: oban tate-e, H.14.25 x W.975". Condition: Good colors and impression, no album backing, margins trimmed, minor back repairs to pinholes in top right & left corne...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #419804 (stock #BB-006)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$425.00
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892). Subject: Musha-e (Warrior print); “Yoshitoshi Musha Burui” (Yoshitoshi’s Courageous Warriors): Young Hino Wakamaru (after revenging his father’s death) and the “yamabushi” (mountain priest) escaping from Sado Island”, #14 in this series of 33. Signature: “Yoshitoshi hitsu” (from the brush of Yoshitoshi). Artist’s Seal: Taiso. Engraver: Horikou Muneoka. Publisher: Tsunajima Kanekichi. Date: Meiji 18 (1885.) Format: oban tate-e...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #419805 (stock #BB-007)
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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892). Subject: “Kyoudou Risshiki” (Instructive Models of Lofty Ambition), Toyotomi Hideyoshi seated on a tiger skin listening to a priest speaking on behalf of the Mouri clan. Text by Housai. No. 33 in a series of 52. Signature: “taiso Yoshitoshi”. Artist’s Seal: Taiso. Engraver: Kataoka (per Keyes, p 459.) Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi. Date: Meiji 18 (1885), 12th month (December.) Format: oban tate-e with printed borders, H.12.5 x W.8.25"(inc...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #419806 (stock #BB-009)
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$340.00
Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892). Subject: “Kyoudou Risshiki” (Instructive Models of Lofty Ambition), Fujiwara Arihira Walking in the Rain. Text by Eisai. No. 9 in a series of 52. Signature: “taiso Yoshitoshi”. Artist’s Seal: Taiso. Engraver: Miyamoto? Publisher: Matsuki Heikichi. Date: Meiji 18 (1885), 12th month (December,) 25th day. Format: oban tate-e with printed borders, H.12.5 x W.8.25"(including borders: 13.5 x 9.125"). Condition: Very good colors and impression,...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #419845 (stock #BB-015)
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$600.00
The Moon Through a Crumbling Window. (Hasou no Tsuki). Printed: 1st day. 2nd month. 1886. Engraver: Yamamoto. Signature: Yoshitoshi. Seal: Yoshitoshi no in. Publisher: Akiyama Buemon. Format: Oban tate-e: H.13 x W. 8.75". Condition: Good Impression & Colors. Light soiling to bottom of print. Retains album backing. Margins trimmed, and left margin covered by album attachment. Images of Bodhidharma (Daruma in Japanese,) patriarch of Zen Buddhism, have come to epitomize the ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1176064 (stock #B-2)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$50.00
"Furo: The Japanese Bath" by Peter Grilli & Dana Levy. First Edition, 1985, Kodansha. Clothbound Hardcover with original dust jacket. "New" condition. 191 pages. With forward by Isamu Noguchi. Color and B/W photos. Chapters: The Spirit of the Bath, The History of Bathing, Public Baths, Onsen: The Hot Spring Bath, The Domestic Bath, A Guide to Hot Springs. "Discover the traditions and thinking of a land that has made bathing into a sensual art and a national pastime, and let its wisdom be ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1176065 (stock #B-3)
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$25.00
"Tezukuri no Bi: Okinawa Kurashi to Mingu" ("Handmade Beauty: Okinawa Life and Crafts") in Japanese, 1972. Condition-very good. Soft bound with original dust jacket. 160 pages with 148 B/W photos, plus essays on Okinawan life and craft. Illustrations and descriptions include: baskets, pottery, textiles, farming tools, furniture, architecture, and even handmade karate weapons.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1176067 (stock #B-4)
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"Sekai no Mingei" ("Folk Crafts of the World"). by Hamada Shoji, Tonomura Ichinosuke (Director,) Keisuke. Collections of the Kurashiki Folk Crafts Museum. 1972 First Edition. Hard cover, original dust jacket. In Japanese. Afterword by Hamada Shoji. 222 pages, 106 color plates. Fronts piece handmade woodblock print by Serizawa Keisuke. Condition-Very good, like new. Signed copy by Director Tonomura August 2, 1972. 1972 Museum pamplet included. Photos and descriptions include mainly antique folk c...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1176068 (stock #B-5)
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$65.00
"The Genius of Japanese Design" by Sherman Lee. 1983 second printing, Kodansha. Condition-New. 203 pages. 32 color plates, 800 B/W plaes, including 15 pages of Japanese family crests. "A superb introduction to Japanese art by one of the foremost authorities in the field. A brilliant analysis of the unique features of Japanese design and motif as represented in more than 1,500 illustrations. Valuable for the artist, designer, and art historian." Sherman E. Lee, Director of the Cleveland Museum...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1176069 (stock #B6)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$85.00
"The Genius of Japanese Design" by Sherman Lee. 1981 First Edition, Kodansha. 203 pages. Condition: New. 32 color plates, 800 B/W plaes, including 15 pages of Japanese family crests. "A superb introduction to Japanese art by one of the foremost authorities in the field. A brilliant analysis of the unique features of Japanese design and motif as represented in more than 1,500 illustrations. Valuable for the artist, designer, and art historian." Sherman E. Lee, Director of the Cleveland Museum of ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1176071 (stock #B-8)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$200.00
"Kaiseki: Zen Tastes in Japanese Cooking" by Kaichi Tsuji. 1972 First Edition, Kodansha. 207 pages. COlor & B/W plates, plus original wood block prints by Masakazu Kuwata. Introduction by Soshitsu Sen (grandmaster of Urasenke School of Chanoyu,) Foreward by Nobel Prize novelist Yasunari Kawabata. Clothbund Hardvover. Book Condition-New, but 2 cm tear on original paper dust jacket. "The harmony, repose, and rhythm that one senses in the mood of the tearoom have their palatable echos in every...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1176073 (stock #B-9)
WaSabiDou Antiques and Folk Crafts
$125.00
"Kosode: 16th-19th Century Textiles from the Nomura Collection" by Amanda Mayer Stinchecum, with essays by Monica Bethe and Margot Paul, edited by Naomi Noble Richard and Margot Paul. 1984 First Edition, Japan Society and Kodansha. Clothbound Harcover with original dust jacket. Condition - new. 234 pages. "Rare and early kosode of the 16th and 17th centuries, known to have adorned some of the most resplendent personages of that age, lend particular distinction to this collection. The textile...