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Otagaki Rengetsu(1791-1875)Tomioka Tessai (1837-1924) Maple tree leavesHanging scroll, ink on paper80 by 22.5 cm (mount 165 x 30) The painting, by Tomioka Tessai (1837-1924) signed and sealed, represents two maple tree leaves accompanied by a poem about the read leaves themselves. The calligraphy is flowing elegant and refined, windingly written, as typical of Rengetsu’s style.  The poem reads:The bloodfrom swords that battledseen in the red leavesof deep autumnhere in the Miyoshino mountains.Poet, calligrapher, painter and potter, Otagaki Rengetsu was a Japanese...

Menpo ryubu
Ryubu menpoSamurai iron maskMid Edo period, Myōchin school19th century This lacquered samurai half-face mask of ryūbu type shows a peculiar feature, as the moustache are not only fixed to the detachable nose but continue on both sides, on the main part. This uncommon treatment can be found sometimes of menpō from the Myōchin armorers, such as a ressei-men by Myochin Muneyasu from the M. Albert collection. Item for sale. Price on application. Please include item stock number: men-1370

Folding screen with scenes from the Heike Monogatari18th centurySix-panel folding screen153 x 316 cmInk, color, gofun and gold-leaf on paperThe sceen depicts the famous Japanese battle at Ichinotani, featuring the surprise attack by Minamoto forces, lead by Yoshitsune, upon the Taira stronghold. On the lower part, the Heike (Taira) leader Tomonori riding out toward his boats, while on the left part Kumagai Naozane is gesturing with his fan toward the seventeen year old Taira Atsumori calling out to him: “”I see that you are a Commander-in-Chief.  It is dishonorable...

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