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Bowl & mouthpiece silver alloy, stem wood with circular design in darker brown colour.
Ten figures in the landscape of trees mountains & clouds.
shaped in the form of a seated lion
Ronin enter Sengakuji Temple to present the severed head at their master's grave: eleven men in similar kimonos sit around an altar, where a man wearing a red robe is bowed over an object he hol
maple leaf shape; two snail shaped feet; tendril handle
central image is of a young girl sitting in a forest, with a bonnet on her lap & a basket of flowers under her left hand
an elegant woman in 1920s era costume walks dog
A book illustration depicting the closing of the Temple of Janus after Marc Antony's defeat at Actium; Fortune,the woman in the boat, has turned her back on him and is sailing away.
8 lobed bowl with phoenix & pawlonia design
Urn shaped incense burner stands with three moulded feet on a circular pedistal base. The upper body of the piece has an underglaze blue ground, patterned with an abstract floral design in gilt.
small pot with widely flared neck
two soldiers stand by a ruined building by some railway tracks
The foreground is a stretch of coast with people sitting under an awning at left, people carrying sedan chairs, & a few houses at right; in the mid-distance is the open sea with a fleet of large b
grey earthenware with black glaze; crude storage jar; uneven glaze
Elaborately decorated fan with white supports painted silver & gold & glued on shells. Fabric is painted with a scene depicting a boy & girl walking through a forest.
Pale hard body, cut out foot ring, unglazed. Rounded sides & flaring lip, double row of impressed chrysanthemum petal motif inside with central small flower. Firing ring scar on unglazed base.
The jar is covered with a dark olive green glaze with light green nagashi-gusuri dripped stripes. The three stages of coil additions are clearly visible in this jar.
a man & two women looking very distraught, surround a woman who is lying down apparently dead; the man is seated on a stool, one woman appears to be squatting; sepia tones
a tomb figurine of a Bactrian camel, rendered standing foursquare, its neck curving sharply upward in continuation from the belly & its head facing directly to the front; large amounts of red, bro
green flower decoration on one side; grass decoration on the other
Dark foreground, white clouds in a dark sky.
Portrait of Sir John William Simpson, 1858 - 1933, Architect.
figure of a standing woman; the head is detachable
grey, blue & brown; head of Buddha, cut from full figure just below chin; face round with full cheeks, well delineated features; brows, half circle shape; eyes, slightly open; mouth, curved in fai
coastal scene; sailed boat in right foreground is being unloaded; to the left men & horses on the beach appear to be packing(?) the cargo; in the background are similar beached boats & a castl
frontal view from head to below waist, of a young woman; she is wearing a broad brimmed hat with yellow ostritch feather plumes, a deep green & reddish square necked gown; her arms are crossed at
red, white, black; face in relief on neck; painted decoration
large bronze bowl shaped gong;plain top 1/3,beaten hobnail pattern,lower 2/3ds.
oval with flanges at each end; central design of Minerva with her name printed below; double band of dot scallops separated by a band bearing the words GIVE US THIS DAY(left)OUR DAILY BREAD(right)
Kampei fights with a group of ruffians to protect Okaru. Lord Enya attacking and wounding Moronao: in foreground on right is a woman standing behind a man who is preparing to fight.