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A Multicoloured lion-dog on a dark green ground. Leaves in foreground appear unfinished.
cream on green; spherical body with short neck and simple handle; hinged metal lid with knob finial & white moveable knob (steam release?); lid is flat
Painted in blue on a bluish white ground with formal foliage, the so-called mimosa pattern within concentric blue lines.
Rectangular pillow with concave top. Impressed decoration on the top, with iron oxide on the block. Sides & back impressed designs, white slip & glaze. Fired on back.
6 B&W photos of the sky
This panel is probably from a futon cover. Mon of logenge enclosed in circle, reserved in white & asagi on indigo ground. Four widths, mounted as two fold screen
Daikoku-ten is one of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune, symbolizing material well-being.
metallic looking lacquer, body; nashiji, interior of body & lid; turtle-shaped; box is turtle's body; lid is turtle's shell with plates defined
saki bottle of brown clay with enamel decoration of clams and seagrass
night scene in East London; thieves roll call
Design of birds in flight & bamboo
dish of woven design in grey clay with enamel decoration of chrysanthemums on the side & plum blossoms in the centre
a very plain footed tray(Bon); black lacquered wood with red lacquer interior
pillar with Baku, Karashishi, umbrella & snow
Partially clad young bacchus figure crowned with cluster of grapes & holding a single cluster in his right hand & supporting a basket full on his left leg, is sitting in a somewhat dazed state
polychrome; bulbous body, reeded handle
A wide mouthed jar covered with dark brown transparent glaze on outside only.
circular dish with intricate carved central design (Guri); cinnibar rim; black base
Painted in dark blue on a bluish white ground with a stylized flower & sketchy foliage in the well. Formal motifs on the rim.
Scene of a single bird on a freely drawn branch, with a single line inscription & two seals.
A western child with long blond hair wears Japanese wardrobe in a Japanese setting
Steep sided bowl with flat bottom; incised flower scroll design in well; unglazed rim
Two ladies with priest on terrace
Vertically fluted deep bowl has alternating panels of mazarin blue & white, highlighted with gilt outlines, crossover lines & dots.
Painted in blue & manganese purple on a bluish white ground with a large flower in a Oriental garden, sprigs of flowers on the rim.
front view of a man in Cromwellian dress & hair style, standing, holding a bible?
blue on white
interior of Martin's Hovel showing thatched roof and stone wall.
female pearl divers underwater and in boat
A landscape with forest in the foreground & mountains in the background.