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Rengetsu Tanzaku
Otagaki Rengestu and Wada GozanMan with maple tree branchTanzaku, Ink on paperPoem by Otagaki Rengestu  (1791-1875)Picture:Wada Gesshin (1800-1870)Signed: Rengestu 77 years oldPainting: 35.3 x 6.2 cmMounts: 155 x 30.6 cm The poem says:This branchI snapped and broughtfrom the valley Below Mount Takaoa swatch of brocadeThe painting represents  a man in a typical hat who is bringing a branch of a red maple tree with a child on his back. Takaoyama is a place in Kyoto famous for colored leaves. In this poem Rengetsu is comparing the beauty of the scenery of autumn-...

Suji-bachi kabuto
28-plate sabi-ji iron samurai helmet DATELate Edo period 1615 - 1867), 19th centuryARTISTMyochin schoolMEDIUMSabi-ji ironFIRMABoth helmet and mask signed “Muneharu” with kao The helmet with an elegant shape and hammered rivets on view, with a rare construction called “double shell”. With this technique, each plate is in fact strongly curved but then flatten under the next one. As a result, the bowl is ribbed from the outside but completely flat inside and the surface is contracted everywhere by a double layer of iron with...

Netsuke con arciere tartaro
Ivory netsuke of a mongolian archer18th centuryHeight: 7.9 cm A tall ivory netsuke from the 18th century representing a bearded Mongolian bowman holding a bow and an arrow in his hands, with a large hat on his back. This archer wears a lozenge coat and a long-sleeved dress.This subject is often seen in 18th century netsuke. It represents a dattanjin, a stranger inhabitant of Dattan and Orankai, the Chinese area where Mongolian and Tartars used to live. Though it was a so common subject, the similitude with the real looks of dattanjin might be questionable.Netsuke for sale. Price on...

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