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Lot 4 Utagawa Yoshitora Crossing the River, Triptych

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Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865), Noble Lady Maya with A!endant Colour woodblock print, 14.2 x 9.8 in — 36 x 25 cm

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) and Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865), Salt-making on Noto Peninsula A collaborative design by Hiroshige and Kunisada, originally the central panel of a triptych depicting Prince Genji and salt-making on Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture, Isekane publisher seal, dated 1853, 14.5 x 10 in — 36.8 x 25.4 cm

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), Tile Kilns and Hashiba Ferry at the Sumida River, Circa 1857 From the ‘One Hundred Famous Views of Edo’ series, 14.2 x 9.8 in — 36 x 25 cm

$100—200

$500—700

$100—200

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Utagawa Yoshitora (active 1850-1880), Crossing the River Triptych, Circa 1860s Together with a single panel woodblock print of women on boats, 14.6 x 9.8 in — 37 x 25 cm

Utagawa Yoshitora (active 1850-1880), A Group of Eight Woodblock Prints, 19th Century Consisting of three diptych prints and two single prints, one diptych in two pieces, 13.8 x 9.1 in — 35 x 23 cm

Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806), Picture of Hideyoshi and his Five Wives Viewing the Cherry-blossom at Higashiyama Colour woodblock print triptych, together with three single woodblock prints consisting of ‘Courtesan Yosooi of Matsubaya House’, circa 1835 by Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865), ‘Courtesan Senshu of Heiwasen House’, Utagawa school circa 1850, and a lady lighting a Japanese ‘andon’, circa 1850 by Utagawa Yoshitora (active 1850-1880), largest 15.4 x 29.5 in — 39 x 75 cm

Provenance: Acquired in the early 1900s by a Canadian missionary, thence by descent through the family $200—300

$200—300

$600—800


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Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861), One Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Suikoden Story, Circa 1845 Colour woodblock print, 13.8 x 9.6 in — 35 x 24.5 cm

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861), Stories of True Loyalty of the Faithful Samurai, Circa 1847 Colour woodblock print, repaired wormholes, 14.4 x 9.8 in — 36.5 x 25 cm

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892), Theatre District Dawn Moon, Circa 1886 From the ‘One Hundred Aspects of the Moon’ series, colour woodblock print, 13 x 8.7 in — 33 x 22 cm

$300—400

$300—400

$300—400

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Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892), Prince OUsu Concealing his Sword Behind his Back, Circa 1891 From the ‘One Hundred Aspects of the Moon’ series, sections with reinforced backing, 14.2 x 9.4 in — 36 x 24 cm

A!er Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892), Picture of Penance of the Priest Mongaku Later colour print reproduction a!er the original, framed, 15.6 x 8.4 in — 39.6 x 21.4 cm

Toyohara Chikanobu (1838-1912), Preparing to Play the Koto Triptych The triptych missing the le! panel, from the series ‘Women’s Activities of the Tokugawa Era’, together with 4 woodblock prints of ladies, 18th century and later, 14.6 x 9.8 in — 37 x 25 cm

$400—600

$80—120

Provenance: Acquired in the early 1900s by a Canadian missionary, thence by descent through the family $100—200


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Toyohara Chikanobu (1838–1912), Official Ceremony at Castle, Circa 1888 Triptych woodblock print, signed Yoshu Chikanobu 䮉ၖޮ୊, 13.4 x 9.1 in — 34 x 23 cm

Two Actor Portraits by Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) and Utagawa Kunisada (1786 -1865) Colour woodblocks prints, 14.2 x 9.8 in — 36 x 25 cm

Two Ukiyo-e Actor Portrait Woodblock Prints, Early 20th Century 20th Century reproduction woodblock prints on powdered mica background of ‘Ichikawa Ebizo IV as Takemura Sadanoshin’ and ‘Otani Oniji III as Yakko Edobei’ by Toshusai Sharaku (active 1794-1795), 15 x 9.4 in — 38 x 24 cm

$200—300

$200—300

Provenance: Acquired in the early 1900s by a Canadian missionary, thence by descent through the family $50—120

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A Group of Five Framed Ukiyo-e Portrait Woodblocks, Early 20th Century Early 20th century reproductions, a!er Utagawa Toyokuni (1769-1825), ‘The Fickle Type’ and ‘Reflective Love’ by Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) on powdered mica background, ‘Ichikawa Omezo as the Servant Ippei’ by Toshusai Sharaku (active 1794-1795), ‘The Writer Santo Kyoden’ by Rekisentei Eiri (active 1789-1801), largest 15 x 10.2 in — 38 x 26 cm

A Group of Three Ukiyo-e Landscape Woodblock Prints, 19th Century Including Act 5 from the ‘Record of the Valiant and Loyal Retainers’ series by Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865), Act 8 from ‘Chushingura’, and ‘Kinryuzan Temple in Asakusa’ by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), one print adhered to board, 9.4 x 14.2 in — 24 x 36 cm

A Group of Four Japanese Woodblock Prints, 19th/20th Century Including ‘Gold Mountain, Sado Province’, from the ‘Sixty Eight Views of Provinces’ series by Hiroshige II (1826-1869), and woodblock prints by Kikukawa Eizan (1787-1867), a!er Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806), and Utagawa Yoshikazu (active 1850-1870), small woodblock with wormhole repairs, largest 15 x 9.8 in — 38 x 25 cm

Provenance: Acquired in the early 1900s by a Canadian missionary, thence by descent through the family $80—150

Provenance: Acquired in the early 1900s by a Canadian missionary, thence by descent through the family $80—150

$100—300


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A Group of Four Framed Ukiyo-e Landscape Woodblocks, Early 20th Century Early 20th century reproductions, including ‘Red Fuji’ by Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), ‘Godo-juku’ by Keisai Eisen (1790-1848), ‘View of the Lake, Hakone’ and ‘Yui-shuku’ by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), together with two unframed woodblocks of ‘Night Rain at Koizumi’ and ‘Kameyama-juku’ by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), largest 9.8 x 14.8 in — 25 x 37.5 cm

A Group of Four Ukiyo-e Landscape Woodblocks, 20th Century Later reproduction woodblock prints including ‘The Great Wave off Kanagawa’ and ‘Ejiri in Suruga Province’ by Katsushika Hokusai (1760 -1849), and ‘White Rain, Shono’ and ‘Winter Scene, Hamamatsu’ by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), largest 9.8 x 14.2 in — 25 x 36 cm

A Group of Five Woodblock Prints a!er Kesai Eisen (1790-1848) and Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), 20th Century 20th century reproduction woodblock prints, including prints from the “Sixty-nine Stations of the Kiso Kaido” series, 10.6 x 15.6 in — 27 x 39.5 cm

$100—200

$50—100

Provenance: Acquired in the early 1900s by a Canadian missionary, thence by descent through the family $80—150

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A Clothbound Album of the ‘Fi!y-Three Stations of Tokaido’ Series, Published in 1918 A clothbound album of small colour woodblock prints and accompanying black and white photographs for the famous ‘Fi"y-three Stations of Tokaido’ series by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), 9.1 x 11.8 in — 23 x 30 cm

Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949), The Mouth of the Banyu River, 1936 Colour woodblock print, framed, 8.1 x 14.2 in — 20.5 x 36 cm

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), Lake Matsubara on a Morning, Shinshu, 1941 Colour woodblock print, framed, 9.3 x 14.2 in — 23.5 x 36 cm

$300—500

$300—500

Provenance: Acquired in the early 1900s by a Canadian missionary, thence by descent through the family $50—120


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Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950), Arashiyama Colour woodblock print, signed in pencil with jizuri mark to margin, 15.9 x 10.8 in — 40.5 x 27.5 cm

Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950), Fujiyama from Musashino Colour woodblock print, signed and titled in pencil, with jizuri mark to margin, framed, scuff marks across image, 10.2 x 15.4 in — 26 x 39 cm

Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950), Yoshikawa Colour woodblock print, signed in pencil with jizuri mark to margin, framed, 10.2 x 15.4 in — 26 x 39 cm

$1,000—1,500

$1,000—1,500

$1,000—1,500

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Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950), New Moon Colour woodblock print, signed in pencil to margin, framed, 10 x 15 in — 25.5 x 38 cm

Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950), Fujiyama from Yoshida Colour woodblock print, signed and titled in pencil to margin, framed, 10.2 x 15.2 in — 26 x 38.5 cm

Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950), Ryu Honmaru Colour woodblock print, posthumous with embossed signature, framed, 10.4 x 15.4 in — 26.5 x 39 cm

$700—900

$1,000—1,500

$600—900


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Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950), Kinkakuji Colour woodblock print, posthumous with embossed signature, framed, 15.4 x 10.2 in — 39 x 26 cm

Tsukioka Kogyo (1869-1927), Fireflies, Circa 1910 Colour woodblock print, signed and sealed, 9.6 x 9.8 in — 24.5 x 25 cm

Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Crows in Flight at Sunrise, 1887 Colour woodblock print, signed ‘Hachijuichi okina Zeshin’ (81 year-old man Zeshin) and sealed, 9.4 x 10 in — 24 x 25.5 cm

$600—900

$400—600

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Hirose Chikuseki (active circa 1900), Two Birds in Snow Colour woodblock print, signed and sealed, 9.6 x 10 in — 24.5 x 25.5 cm

Otake Chikuha (1878-1936), Two Birds Watercolour on silk, framed, adhered to Chinese silk mounting with Chinese export wax seal, loss to section on bird’s belly, creases, 10.8 x 13.8 in — 27.5 x 35 cm

Two Japanese Paintings on Silk One signed Shizuko 欴ৼ, one framed, 14.2 x 9.8 in — 36 x 25 cm

$200—300

$400—600

$400—600

$80—150


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Ohara Koson (1877-1945), Rooster and Hen, Early 20th Century Colour woodblock print, framed, 13.4 x 7.1 in — 34 x 18 cm

Paul Jacoulet (1902-1960), Le Tresor, ‘Corée’, 1940 Colour woodblock, signed and stamped to front, numbered 178/350 to back, framed, 15 x 11 in — 38 x 28 cm

Junichiro Sekino (1914-1988), Winter Street Scene Signed in pencil, framed, 12.4 x 17.7 in — 31.5 x 45 cm

$200—300

$400—600

$100—200

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Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997), Children in Aizu Shovelling Snow Colour woodblock, ‘Aizu’ series, 1960s, signed in pencil and stamped, framed, 15 x 10 in — 38.1 x 25.4 cm

Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997), Child Walking in Snow Colour woodblock, ‘Aizu’ series, 1960s, signed in pencil and stamped, framed, 15 x 10 in — 38.1 x 25.4 cm

Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997), Landscape with Man and Goat Colour woodblock, signed in pencil and stamped, framed, 9.8 x 14.6 in — 25 x 37 cm

$300—500

$300—500

$300—400


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Kiyoshi Saito (1907-1997), Winter in Aizu Colour woodblock, signed in pencil and stamped, framed, 9.8 x 14.6 in — 25 x 37 cm

Kaoru Kawano (1916-1965), Girl with a Red Mask Colour woodblock, signed in pencil and stamped, framed, 9.8 x 14.6 in — 25 x 37 cm

Fumio Fujita (1933-), Red Leaves Signed, dated 1978, and numbered 7/200, framed, 7.1 x 7.1 in — 18 x 18 cm

$300—400

$300—400

$100—200

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Sasajima Kihei (1906-1993), Goddess Woodblock print, signed, dated 1963, and numbered 20/50 in pencil to margin, framed, 12.2 x 9.3 in — 31 x 23.5 cm

A Group of Twenty-three Small Serizawa Calendars Later prints, including calendars between 1968 -2012, overall in good condition, largest length 6.1 in — 15.5 cm

A Group of Seven Asian Reference Books Worn book sleeves, largest 14.6 x 10.6 in — 37 x 27 cm

$400—600

$200—400

$50—80


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An Ivory Netsuke of Two Rats, Meiji Period Signed Shigemasa ᯿ྋ, length 1.7 in — 4.3 cm

A Shibayama-Inlaid Ivory Netsuke of an Elephant, Meiji Period Signed ᜡઊ, finely carved with small inlaid gemstones, top detached, small loss to the lower panel on one side, missing small beads. natural cracking, overall in good condition, height 1.4 in — 3.6 cm

An Ivory Netsuke of a Hatching Tengu, Meiji Period a small loss to foot, minor chipping to wings, overall in good condition, length 1.7 in — 4.4 cm

$500—700

$400—600

$500—700

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An Ivory Netsuke of Toys, Meiji Period Decorated with a Hyo!oko mask, a shishi head, a chonmage wig, a duck, and a drum, natural cracks due to age, in good condition, length 1.3 in — 3.4 cm

An Ivory Carved Netsuke of Frogs Signed ሳ‫ط‬, in good condition, length 1.2 in — 3 cm

An Ivory Carved Netsuke of Two Shishi Dogs, Meiji Period loss to upper jaw, natural cracks due to age, overall in good condition, length 2 in — 5 cm

$400—600

$150—200

$300—400


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A Wood Carved Netsuke of a Dragonfly on Bamboo Carved signature to the front, length 2.1 in — 5.3 cm

A Group of Four Turtle Netsuke Consisting of one turtle with three smaller turtles; one turtle with bu!erfly; one turtle with a rat; and one turtle with a smaller turtle, largest length 1.7 in — 4.3 cm

Two Ivory Carved Netsuke Consisting of Bunbuku Chagama (badger tea ke!le) and an old man reading, signed Բᮤ Goro, small loss to badger’s foot, possible loss to interior of the reading man’s basket, tallest height 1.9 in — 4.8 cm

$100—200

$200—400

$200—400

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A Group of Three Ivory Carved Netsuke Consisting of a masked Budai playing with a child, a bat signed ሳ倉 Tama Hitoshi, and a man holding a musical instrument signed ሳԏ Gyokuyuki, longest length 2 in — 5.2 cm

A Group of Three Ivory Carved Netsuke Consisting of two sumo wrestlers, one signed Բᮤ Goro, the other signed 槱຃; and a reading scholar holding a pipe, tallest height 2.1 in — 5.3 cm

A Group of Three Ivory Carved Shunga Netsuke Consisting of two embracing couples and a two-part netsuke, one signed ሳ།, longest length 2.6 in — 6.6 cm

$200—400

$200—300

$200—300


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A Group of Four Ivory Carved Animal Netsuke Consisting of three horses, one with ሳ倉 Tama Hitoshi mark to base, and a pig with ຂ ઊ Matsuyama mark to side, longest length 2 in — 5.1 cm

Two Ivory Carved Netsuke Consisting of a hatching egg, signed ‫ط‬ሳ Kogyoku; and a cat, signed ຂઊ Matsuyama, longest length 2 in — 5.1 cm

A Group of Three Ivory Carved Figural Netsuke Consisting of a female ghost, an old man holding a boy, and a Portuguese man, possible small loss to the ghost lady’s drapery, tallest height 3.5 in — 8.8 cm

$200—300

$200—400

$200—400

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A Group of Four Ivory Carved Animal Netsuke Consisting of a buffalo signed ‫ݎ‬Ӟ, an insect with a carved 䄓 longevity character to the belly; a cat signed ሳ煶, and monkeys signed ԋᎪ, largest length 2 in — 5 cm

A Group of Three Trick Netsuke Consisting of an ivory nut carved God of Wealth figure with a rotating bead showing two distinct faces; a bone carved Daruma with popping eyes, signed ຂઊ Matsuyama; and an ivory carved lotus pod with popping seeds, largest length 1.6 in — 4.1 cm

A Group of Four Ivory Carved Sea Animal Netsuke Consisting of a female pearl diver entangled with an octopus, signed Ӟ䰠; a double-fish carving, a fish signed ሳશ; and an octopus riding a whale, longest length 2 in — 5 cm

$200—400

$200—300

$200—300


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A Group of Three Netsuke Carved from ivory and ivory nut, consisting of two masks one signed ሳԏ Gyokuyuki; and a skull head, longest length 1.9 in — 4.8 cm

A Group Three Ivory Carved Netsuke Ivory carved figures consisting of a hunched over Fukurokuju, a monk sleeping on top of rolled up tatami mats, and a masked Budai playing with a child, largest height 2 in — 5 cm

Two Ivory Carved Netsukes Both carved and polychromed, one carved as a Kabuki figure, the other as a ta!ooed man restraining an armour-clad warrior with rope, tallest height 2.2 in — 5.5 cm

Provenance: Purchased from Robert Deveau Galleries, Toronto, in 1984 and 1985

Provenance: Purchased from Robert Deveau Galleries, Toronto, in 1984 and 1985

$300—400

$200—300

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Two Ivory Netsukes of a Rabbit and Mice Signed Okakoto 䍫᥺, largest length 1.6 in — 4.1 cm

A Group of Five Animal Netsukes Ivory and ivorine carved, consisting of a goat signed ሳ倉 Tama Hitoshi, two rabbits, and two shishis, natural cracks due to age, overall in good condition, longest length 2.6 in — 6.5 cm

An Ivory Okimono of a Man and Woman Signed ‫݋‬憭 Tomochika, natural cracking, minor discoloration, overall in good condition, height 3.5 in — 8.8 cm

$200—300

Provenance: Purchased from Gallery Sixtyeight Auctions, Toronto, in 1985 $400—600

$200—300

$400—600


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A Japanese Ivory Okimono of an Old Fisherman Signed ᵜઊ, missing implement, small loss to base, repair to feet, natural cracking, length 5.3 in — 13.5 cm

Two Ivory Okimono Mounted As Lamps, Early 20th Century Each finely and dynamically carved, the man balancing on one foot and protecting a sack of birds with his muscular arm, with a mischievous kappa crawling up his leg in an a!empt to steal his birds. The woman is holding a basket of produce in one hand and a satoimo plant in the other, with two birds perched nearby, her gaze is downcast with a serene look over her face. Each mounted as a lamp with carved ivory finials, natural cracks and small repairs with age, tallest without lamp base height 9.4 in — 24 cm

An Ivory Carved Okimono of Monkeys Of miniature standing tusk form, the lopsided stack carved with three robed monkeys si!ing on top of each other’s shoulders, the bo!ommost monkey seated upon a tortoise’s back, length 5.6 in — 14.2 cm

$200—300

Provenance: Purchased from Gallery Sixtyeight Auctions, Toronto, in 1990 $200—300

$400—600

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An Ivory Okimono of a Samurai Signed 槱຃, height 5.1 in — 13 cm

A Large Ivory Okimono of a Boy and a Possum Signed ሳԏ Gyokuyuki, natural cracking due to age, height 3.7 in — 9.4 cm

An Ivory Carved Okimono of a Sleeping Budai Signed Kiyama ࡅઊ, height 2.6 in — 6.5 cm

$200—400

$200—300

Provenance: Purchased in San Francisco, 1988 $300—400


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A Large Ivory Okimono of a Sumo Wrestler height 3 in — 7.6 cm

An Ivory Carved Okimono of a Sumo Wrestler Signed Shozan/Matsuyama ຂઊ, height 2.8 in — 7 cm

Two Ivory Okimono of a Geisha and a Sumo Wrestler Geisha signed Shozan/Matsuyama ຂઊ to base, natural cracking due to age, overall in good condition, tallest height 3.3 in — 8.5 cm

$200—300

Provenance: Purchased from Gallery Sixtyeight Auctions, Toronto, in 1985 $300—400

Provenance: Purchased from Robert Deveau Galleries, Toronto, in 1984 $300—400

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Two Ivory Carved Okimono of Cats The long-haired cat twisted and grooming itself, the other sleeping face down, large one signed ሳ倉 Tama Hitoshi, natural cracking due to age, overall in good condition, largest length 2.2 in — 5.5 cm

An Ivory Carving of a Rhino Signed ‫ط‬ਇ Mitsutaka, natural cracking due to age, length 5.1 in — 13 cm

A Japanese Lacquered Wood Inro, Meiji Period Cracked middle section, chipping throughout, wear consistent with age, length 2.8 in — 7 cm

Provenance: Purchased from Gallery Sixtyeight Auctions, Toronto, in 1990 $300—400

$200—300

$50—100


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A Small Japanese Cloisonne Vase, Meiji Period With a ྋ mark to base, minor firing flaws, in good condition, height 4.7 in — 12 cm

A Pair of Miniature Square Tapering Cloisonné Vases A minor dent to surface of one vase, wear consistent with age, overall in good condition, height 6.3 in — 16 cm

A Group of Three Japanese Bronze Wares, 19th Century and Later Including a bronze fish vessel, a cloisonne pot, abd a bronze vase signed ෱ᝇ, firing flaws, possible repairs to fins of fish, overall in good condition, tallest height 9.8 in — 25 cm

$80—150

$100—200

$300—400

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A Japanese Mixed Metal Box, Meiji Period Incised mark to base, य़෭๜ᥜՂԳӤ愚 , Ӟ ‫ࢥ܈‬ጯॠ, Wear consistent with age, length 4.7 in — 12 cm

A Small Cloisonne Ando Vase height 5.1 in — 13 cm

A Japanese Patinated White Metal Elephant and Rider The sides inlaid with cloisonné roundels of the Tokugawa crest, missing arm and repair to boy, height 7 in — 17.8 cm

$300—500

$200—300

Provenance: Acquired in New York in the early 1900s $300—400


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A Pair of Mixed-Metal Inlaid Bronze Vases, Meiji Period missing signature plates to base, a loss of chrysanthemum to shoulder of one vase, tallest height 12 in — 30.5 cm

A Japanese Moulded Bronze Vase, 19th/20th Century Moulded with birds and sakura blossoms in high relief, height 20.9 in — 53 cm

A Large Japanese Bronze Censer, 19th Century Magnificently casted with a playful Shishi lion and cub pair dancing on reticulated clouds to the finial, the body decorated in high relief with two panels of figures in Japanese garden landscapes, kno!ed rope and tail of larger Shishi detached, 26 x 18.5 in — 66 x 47 cm

$1,000—1,500

$300—400

$2,000—3,000

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An Imari Floral Rimmed Dish, 19th Century With lobed rim, decorated in iron-red, green and yellow enamel and gilt on underglaze blue with a central roundel depicting flowers around trees, encircled to the rim with a wide band depicting phoenix and crane amongst flowers and clouds, minor gilt and enamel loss due to age, diameter 12.2 in — 31 cm

An Imari Double Gourd Vase, 19th Century Densely decorated in iron-red and gilt on underglaze blue with floral blooms, bamboo, coins and birds on trees, minor gilt and enamel loss due to age, height 13 in — 33 cm

A Pair of Japanese Imari Double Gourd Vases, 19th Century minor firing flaws, few small superficial hairlines to body, overall in good condition, height 12.4 in — 31.5 cm

$500—700

$1,200—1,500

$200—300


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A Pair of Japanese Imari Vases, 19th Century minor chipping to rims, overall in good condition, tallest height 9.4 in — 24 cm

A Japanese Imari Floral Mouth Vase, 19th Century wear consistent with age, minor chipping to rim, in good condition, height 10.6 in — 27 cm

A Ko-Kutani Style Peacock Vase minor firing flaws and enamel loss, overall in good condition, height 10 in — 25.5 cm

$700—900

$400—600

$100—150

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A Pair of Large Imari Vases, Late 19th/Early 20th century Lobed throughout the body with a long neck flared at the top, painted with red, deep blue and burnt orange colours, with stands, one with old overspray to interior concealing a hairline crack, minor chips and repairs to rim, height 19 in — 48.3 cm

Two Imari Chargers, 19th Century Both with wire spring wall mountings, minor scratches to surface, firing flaws, larger charger with old shallow loss to underside of rim, overall in good condition, largest diameter 14.5 in — 36.8 cm

A Large Imari Charger, 19th Century With wire spring wall mounting, old scratches to surface, firing flaws, overall in good condition, diameter 15.8 in — 40.1 cm

$600—800

$400—600

$500—700


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A Large Imari Charger, 19th Century Incised mark to base, with wire spring wall mounting, old scratches to surface, firing flaws, overall in good condition, diameter 18 in — 45.7 cm

A Rare and Massive Imari ‘Dragon and Phoenix’ Charger, Meiji Period, Late 19th Century With gently sloped sides, decorated over the surface with a vibrant and detailed depiction of a phoenix and a dragon, a traditional symbol of marriage and union, old sticker to base, minor wear due to age, overall in excellent condition, diameter 24.8 in — 63 cm

A Japanese Arita Cosmetic Jar, 19th Century ᡐชՃӣ‫כ‬᭜ mark to cover, a minor chip to bo!om rim, overall in good condition, height 4.9 in — 12.5 cm

$600—800

$100—200

Provenance: Acquired from the Estate of Alexander McDonald, and thence by descent within the family GYYkYVg]hYZcfZø``Wöhö`c÷øYXYhö]`g" $2,000—3,000

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A Japanese Floral Medallion Dish minor enamel loss, in good condition, diameter 10.1 in — 25.7 cm

A Kakiemon Foliate Rimmed Porcelain Dish, 18th/19th Century in very good condition, length 6.3 in — 16.1 cm

A Group of Three Japanese Dishes, 19th Century and Later Including a blue and white high footed dish, a green enamel plate, and a small landscape dish, minor chipping to rim, wear consistent with age, 2 cm loss to large plate, largest diameter 9.4 in — 24 cm

$150—250

$300—500

$300—400


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Three Japanese Porcelain Vases, 18th Century and Later Including a vase with landscape panels and bu!erfly handles, a long necked crane bo!le vase, and a blue and white vase, minor chipping to rim, a possible small repair to mouth and a 4 cm hairline crack to the crane bo!le vase, wear consistent with age, tallest height 11 in — 28 cm

A Group of Seven Imari Wares, 19th Century and Later Consisting of four large bowls and three dishes, 2 cm loss to rim, firing flaws, wear consistent with age, largest diameter 10.7 in — 27.2 cm

A Group of Three Japanese Porcelain Wares, 19th Century Consisting of an Imari bowl, and blue and white Imari plate, and a blue and white Nabeshima dish, 1 cm firing crack to Nabeshima rim, largest diameter 11.3 in — 28.7 cm

$300—500

Provenance: Purchased from Odawara Shoten, Inc. Tokyo, in 1971

$250—350

$200—300

112

113

114

A Japanese Blue and White Porcelain Bowl, 19th Century Decorated with squirrels and vines, firing flaws, overall in good condition, diameter 12 in — 30.4 cm

A Group of Six Japanese Porcelain Wares, 18th Century and Later Consisting of four plates and a teacup and saucer set, wear consistent with age, chipping to edges, 1.3 cm loss to largest plate with associated hairline cracks across the base, largest diameter 9.8 in — 25 cm

A Pair of Kutani Vases Early 20th Century, minor firing flaws and enamel loss, 4 cm hairline crack to the interior of one vase, small repair to foot rim, 3 cm chip to foot rim of the other, tallest height 14.3 in — 36.2 cm

$500—700

$200—300

$100—200


115

116

117

A Japanese Charger, Showa Period Painted with a garden landscape and two figures, minor loss to enamel, firing flaws, overall good condition, diameter 14.5 in — 36.8 cm

A Sumida Gawa Po!ery Vase, Early 20th Century firing flaws, some paint loss to surface, overall in good condition, height 8.3 in — 21 cm

$300—500

$80—150

A Massive and Rare Japanese Satsuma Charger, Kawamoto Sakae San, Meiji Period Very finely moulded, depicting two immortals amidst a verdant mountain landscape, enclosed within a raised black ground scrolling gilt border, with a delicate foliate rim, minor firing flaws, three small drilled holes to footrim for mounting, overall in good condition, diameter 14.3 in — 36.2 cm $1,200—1,800

118

119

120

A Satsuma Figural Plate, Meiji Period Decorated with three panels of palace and garden scenes, 1 cm loss to rim, gilt and enamel loss due to age, diameter 11.8 in — 30 cm

A Japanese Satsuma Bowl With character mark to base, in excellent condition, diameter 7.4 in — 18.7 cm

A Small Satsuma Landscape Dish minor firing flaws, in very good condition, diameter 4.9 in — 12.5 cm

$200—300

$100—200

$200—300


121

122

123

A Group of Three Satsuma Wares, Meiji Period Consisting of a footed bowl and a pair of long neck vases, with character marks to bases, 3 cm loss to one vase mouth, bowl with two major repairs throughout the body, tallest height 9.6 in — 24.5 cm

A Finely Painted Satsuma Incense Burner, Meiji Period in overall good condition, some minor rubbing to gilt and few minor firing flaws, height 3.3 in — 8.5 cm

A Satsuma Tripod Vase, Meiji Period minor firing flaws, overall in good condition, height 5 in — 12.7 cm $150—300

$100—150

$100—200

124

125

126

A Blue Ground Satsuma Vase Signed ༬᮱ to base, minor enamel loss, overall in good condition, height 14.6 in — 37.2 cm

A Japanese Arita Yaki White Glazed Incense Burner, Koro, with Cover, 20th Century Studio mark to base, missing one ring to handle, overall in good condition, height 3.9 in — 10 cm

A Massive Japanese Arita Blue and White Vase, 19th Century Panels on each side depicting a pair of cranes under bamboo and sakura blossoms, borders densely packed throughout with vines and floral sprays, minor firing flaws, overall in good condition, height 24.8 in — 63 cm

$200—300

$80—120

$800—1,000


127

128

128a

A Japanese Ceramic Flower Basket Beige crackled glaze ground, the body painted with streaks of enamels and gold to form flowers and grass stalks, signed Kenzan, firing flaws, wear consistent with age, minor paint loss, overall in good condition, height 11.4 in — 29 cm

A Group of Five Japanese Glazed Wares, Early to Mid-20th Century Consisting of three bowls, one vase, and one kakubin tokkuri flask, firing flaws, small loss to foot rim of the vase, overall in good condition, tallest height 10.2 in — 26 cm

Two Japanese Glazed Wares, Mid-20th Century Consisting of an Onta ware pot and a Mashiko ware charger, in good condition, diameter 14.5 in — 36.8 cm

$500—700

$200—400

129

130

131

A Group of Three Bizen Wares, Mid-20th Century Consisting of a plate, a teapot, and a teacup, firing flaws, loss to teapot spout, largest diameter 10.6 in — 27 cm

A Summer Sake Set Consisting of two cups and a pouring vessel, firing flaws, 1.5 cm small chip to foot rim of vessel, overall in good condition, largest length 5.5 in — 14 cm

A Set of Five Teacups, Mid-20th Century With incised marks to bases, including box, in excellent condition, height 3.5 in — 8.8 cm

$250—400

$80—120

$200—300

$80—120


132

133

134

A Group of Three Japanese Items, Mid-20th Century Including a silvered metal candlestick for Buddhist temples, a tofu seller’s horn, and a black sake pot, oxidization and wear consistent with age, overall in good condition, tallest height 23.8 in — 60.5 cm

A Group of Three Kokeshi Dolls Including one by Toshio Sato ֙ᡕ‫ג‬ᵜ, one by Takatomi Kakizawa ຺䷻ฎᵇ, and one by Taketoshi Takahashi ṛ䱋ྎ‫ג‬, all signed to bo!oms, in very good condition, tallest height 18 in — 45.8 cm

A Japanese Lacquered Plaque with Inlaid Ivory, Early 20th Century area of repair, few chips and scratches, 29.8 x 17.7 in — 75.6 x 45 cm

$150—300

$200—300

$100—200

135

136

137

A Pair of Japanese Mother-of-Pearl and Bone Inlaid Lacquer Panels, 19th Century Each inlaid with bone and mother-of-pearl pieces to form a perched eagle and flying sparrow pair, raised in high relief against a black lacquer background, some losses and repairs to inlays, natural cracks to lacquer due to age, including frame 28 x 18.4 in — 71 x 46.8 cm

A Japanese Wood Funa-dansu Sea Chest, Kakesuzuri Style, Meiji Period, 19th Century Designed as a seals and money chest, a single hinged door covered with iron plating, with five concealed drawers, later custom lined with Pacific cloth for silverware storage, natural splits and cracks due to age, 20.5 x 15.6 x 17.5 in — 52 x 39.5 x 44.5 cm

A Japanese Wood Kodansu Cabinet, Meiji Period, 19th Century Small cabinet cra!ed with two upper drawers and two bo"om compartments, natural splits and cracks due to age, 21.7 x 24 x 13.2 in — 55 x 61 x 33.5 cm

$600—800

$600—800

$400—600


Conditions of Sale 1. All lots are sold “AS IS”. Any description issued by the auctioneer of an article to be sold is subject to variation to be posted or announced verbally in the auction room prior to the time of sale. While the auctioneer has endeavoured not to mislead in the description issued, and the utmost care is taken to ensure the correct cataloguing of each item, such descriptions are purely statements of opinion and are not intended to constitute a representation to the prospective purchasers and no warranty of the correctness of such description is made. An opportunity for inspection of each article is offered prior to the time of sale. No sale will be set aside on account of lack of correspondence of the article with its description or its reproduction, if any, whether colour or black & white. Some lots are of an age and/ or nature which preclude their being in pristine condition and some catalogue descriptions make reference to damage and/or restoration. The lack of such a reference does not imply that a lot is free from defects nor does any reference to certain defects imply the absence of others. Frames on artwork are not included as part of purchase or condition. It is the responsibility of prospective purchasers to inspect or have inspected each lot upon which they wish to bid, relying upon their own advisers, and to bid accordingly. 2. Each lot sold is subject to a 20% buyers premium as part of the purchase price. 3. Unless exempted by law, the buyer is required to pay Harmonized Sales Tax on the total purchase price including the buyer’s premium. For international buyers, taxes are not applicable when purchases are shipped out of country. Items shipped out of Ontario, the buyer is required to pay taxes as per the tax status of that province, whether it HST or GST (Goods and Services Tax). 4. The auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw any lot from sale at any time, to divide any lot or to combine any two or more lots at his sole discretion, all without notice. 5. The auctioneer has the right to refuse any bid and to advance the bidding at his absolute discretion. The auctioneer reserves the right not to accept and not to reject any bid. Without limitation, any bid which is not commensurate with the value of the article offered, or which is merely a nominal or fractional advance over the previous bid may not be recognized. 6. Each lot may be subject to an unpublished reserve which may be changed at any time by agreement between the auctioneer and the consignor. The auctioneer may bid, or direct an employee to bid, on behalf of the consignor as agreed between them. In addition, the auctioneer may accept and submit absentee and telephone bids, to be executed by an employee of the auctioneer, pursuant to the instructions of prospective purchasers not in a"endance at the sale. 7. The highest bidder accepted by the auctioneer for any lot shall be the buyer and such buyer shall forthwith assume full risk and responsibility for the lot and must comply with such other Conditions of Sale as may be applicable. If any dispute should arise between bidders the auctioneer shall have the absolute discretion to designate the buyer or, at his option, to withdraw any disputed lot from the sale, or to re-offer it at the same or a subsequent sale. The auctioneer’s decision in all cases shall be final. 8. Immediately a#er the purchase of a lot, the buyer shall pay or undertake to the satisfaction of the auctioneer with respect to payment of the whole or any part of the purchase price requested by the auctioneer, failing which the auctioneer in his sole discretion may cancel the sale, with or without re-offering the item for sale.

9. The buyer shall pay for all lots within 48 hours from the date of the sale, a#er which a late charge of 2% per month on the total invoice may be incurred or the auctioneer, in his sole discretion, may cancel the sale. The buyer shall not become the owner of the lot until paid for in full. Items must be removed within 10 days from the date of sale, a#er which storage charges may be incurred. 10. Each lot purchased, unless the sale is cancelled as above, shall be held by the auctioneer at his premises or at a public warehouse at the sole risk of the buyer until fully paid for and taken away. 11. Notwithstanding condition no. 1, if the buyer, prior to removal of a lot, makes arrangements satisfactory to the auctioneer for the inspection of such lot by a fully qualified person acceptable to the auctioneer to determine the genuineness or authenticity of the lot, to be carried out promptly following the sale of the lot, and if, but only if, within a period of 14 days following the sale a wri"en opinion of such person is presented to the auctioneer to the effect that the lot is not genuine or authentic, accompanied by a wri"en request by the buyer for rescission of the sale, then the sale of the lot will be rescinded and the sale price refunded to the buyer. 12. Payment for purchases must be by cash, INTERAC direct debit (Cdn clients in person only), certified cheque (U.S. & Overseas not applicable), travelers cheque, bank dra#, electronic transfer (fee applies), and VISA or Mastercard (up to $25,000). 13. In the event of failure to pay for or remove articles within the aforementioned time limit, the auctioneer, without limitation of the rights of the consignor and the auctioneer against the buyer, may resell any of the articles affected, and in such case the original buyer shall be responsible to the auctioneer and the consignor for: (a) any deficiency in price between the re-sale amount and the amount to have been paid by the original buyer; (b) any reasonable charge by the auctioneer for the storage of such articles until payment and removal by the subsequent buyer; and (c) the amount of commission which the auctioneer would have earned had payment been made in full by the original buyer. 14. It is the responsibility of the buyer to make all arrangements for insuring, packing and removing the property purchased and any assistance by the auctioneer or his servants, agents or contractors, in packing or removal shall be rendered as a courtesy and without any liability to them. 15. The auctioneer acts solely as agent for the consignor and makes no representation as to any a"ribute of, title to, or restriction affecting the articles consigned for sale. Without limitation, the buyer understands that any item bought may be affected by the provisions of the Cultural Property Export Act (Canada). 16. The auctioneer reserves the right to refuse admission to the sale or to refuse to recognize any or all bids from any particular person or persons at any auction.


Selling at Waddington’s WADDINGTON’S.COMMISSION.RATES Items selling for $7,501 or more 10% Items selling for $2,501 to $7,500 15% Items selling for $251 to $2,500 20% Items selling for $250 or less 25% *There is a minimum handling charge of $20 per item

CANADIAN.ART.DEPARTMENT.COMMISSION.RATES Items selling for $7,500 or more 10% Items selling for $2,501 to $7,499 15% Items selling for $2,500 or less 20% *There is a minimum handling charge of $20 per item Paintings, drawings, prints, furniture, jewellery and all forms of decorative arts and collectibles may be brought to our Toronto office where we can provide you with preliminary auction estimates and consignment procedures. Please visit our website at www.waddingtons.ca for details on our various departments and how to contact the specialists. We also accept mailed and emailed requests for advice on the marketability of objects. A photograph and phone number must accompany a full description of each item.

Our specialists regularly travel to major Canadian cities to meet with prospective consignors. For further information, or to arrange an appointment, please contact our Toronto office. Property normally arrives at Waddington’s at least three months before the sale in order to allow our specialists time to research, catalogue, photograph and promote the items. Consignors will receive a contract to sign, se"ing forth terms and fees for our services.

INSURANCE

A 1% insurance charge, based on the hammer price of the property, will be applied to all accounts.

CITES

Restrictions exist regarding the import and export of species protected under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species). This includes but is not limited to items made of or containing bone (whalebone etc.), ivory, tortoise shell, seal skin, rhinoceros horn and any other animal part and is strictly controlled or forbidden by most countries. Please review your country’s laws before bidding on pieces made of or containing these restricted items. It is the sole responsibility of the buyer to inquire about and obtain the proper permits for artwork purchased that may contain restricted materials, if such permit can be obtained. Please contact the department for further assistance. All Narwhal Tusks must have a Marine Harvest Number or a Marine and Mammal Transport number to be sold at Waddington’s. For more information please visit: www.cites.org


Buying at Waddington's

All lots will be offered and sold subject to the Conditions of Sale which appear in this catalogue as well as any Glossary and posted or oral announcement. By bidding at auction, bidders are bound by those Conditions and Glossary, as amended by any oral announcement or posted notices, which together form the contract of sale between the successful bidder (buyer), Waddington’s™ and the consignor (seller) of the lot. Descriptions or photographs of lots are not warranties and each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the Conditions of Sale.

CONDITION.OF.LOTS

All of the items are to be considered, unless otherwise noted in the description, in good condition. The definition of “good” when used in reference to condition, describes an object as having had no major damage or repair but as with the nature of the material, may show minor surface wear, discolouration etc., which indicates the acceptable wear that the piece may acquire with age. If you are particular about minor flaws, you should examine the pieces in person or have our staff answer any questions before bidding. Sizes are approximate. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to inquire as to the condition of a lot before bidding. Condition reports are available upon request by phone, fax, email or in person. You are advised to make any requests well in advance of the sale. Frames on artwork are not included as part of purchase or condition.

BUYERS.PREMIUM

A premium of 20% of the successful bid price of each lot. A charge of 13% HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) is applicable on the hammer price and buyer’s premium, except for purchases exported from Canada. In the case where purchases are shipped out of the province of Ontario, the HST or GST is charged based on the tax status of that province.

PAYMENT

Payment for purchases must be by cash, INTERAC direct debit (Cdn clients in person only), certified cheque (U.S. & Overseas not applicable), travelers cheque, bank dra#, electronic transfer (fee applies), VISA or Mastercard (up to $25,000). ALL.PRICES.IN.CANADIAN.FUNDS

BIDDING

The Auctioneer may also execute bids on behalf of the consignor to protect the reserve. The reserve is the confidential minimum price the seller is willing to accept for his or her property, below which it will not be sold.

SHIPPING

The Auctioneers will not undertake packing or shipping. The purchaser must designate and arrange for the services of an independent shipper and be responsible for all shipping, insurance expenses and any necessary export permits that may apply. The Auctioneers will, upon request, provide names of professional packers and shippers but will not be held responsible for the service or have any liability for providing this information. Reliable pre-auction estimates of shipping costs of lots offered in this sale may be obtained from: PakShip %&'()*&(+,*)-/-%&'()*&(+,*'-/-).+(/%0(,//'

taurus@pakship.ca www.pakship.ca Envoy 416.299.3367, 416.299.9750 ph@envoy.ca www.envoypackandship.com Fero Transport 514.453.1462, 514.543.7585 www.ferotransport.ca

REMOVAL.OF.PURCHASES

Purchases must be paid for within 48 hours of the date of the sale, and removed from premises within 10 days of the date of sale (see Conditions of Sale, conditions 8 to 15). Clients are advised that packing and/or handling of purchased lots by our employees or agents is undertaken solely as a courtesy for the convenience of clients.


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Japanese Art Online Auction | Apr. 21 - 26, 2018  

Catalogue for Japanese Art Online Auction April 21 - 26, 2018.

Japanese Art Online Auction | Apr. 21 - 26, 2018  

Catalogue for Japanese Art Online Auction April 21 - 26, 2018.