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Monk ProcessionsNakahara Nantembō (1839-1925)Painting: 134 x 31 cm Mount: 204 x 47.5 cmBoth signed Hachijuyon-o Tenbo Toshu (Tenbo Toshu, aged 84) with four seals Nantenbo, Hakugaikutsu and Toju (twice) This is Nantenmbō’s finest masterpiece of character design, showing on two separate paintings, one with the advancing line of processing monks and one with the receding one, as described in the above calligraphies. The artist’s humor and affection for monk’s lifestyle can be seen at full in this works, which he painted several times in his eighties and which has...

Otagaki Rengestu and Wada GozanWinter landscapePainting by Wada Gozan (1800-1870)Poem by Otagaki Rengestu (1791 - 1875)Ink on paper 99,5 x 30 cm The poem reads: But for the footprintsof a fox who howledthrough the nightthere are no shadowsa snowy mountain village. This artwork and words combine to transport us in this quiet winter scene of a mountain village.The painting style is delicate and refined. Of particular beauty are the firs, the only element that contrasts with the white snow, that dominate the scene from above; They are used with a technique that involves the...

KatanakakeSword stand DATATEDEdo Period (1615 - 1867)MEDIUMLacquered woodLENGHT59 cm A lacquered wood stand for two swords, decorated with a fine design representing spirals and a mon (family crest) one one of the two sides. INVENTORY NR: acc-1487Katanakake for sale.  Price on application. 

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