Abumi Horse Stirrups
Edo period 18th century
Abumi horse stirups with brass inlay decorations of Kikyo flowers.
Scroll painting of a wide eyed frog
Paper, mineral pigments.
Signed by Shochiku bai pine and bamboo plum
Works of Art - A Roothwood Sculpture 19th Century
The gnarled roots enveloping three rocks at their base, with twisting branches extending around the central structure, the wood with a warm patina. (5297)
W 450mm H 300mm
Works of Art - Ushidachi Silver Vase 20th Century
A Japanese Uchidashi Silver Vase. The body id decorated with chevron patterns hammered from the shoulder to the waist, the base stamped Mitsuo, together with a tomobako. (5309)
W 180mm H 270mm
Works of Art - Japanese Tsuba, Edo period
An oval kaga zougan tsuba decorated to the shakudo with a mantis and grasshopper, the reverse with a cricket. Accompanied with Certificate as a important object by the Nihon bijyutsu touken hozon kyokai ,dated 14 October 1951. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 7th December 1970
W 75mm H 80mm