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portrait of Elizabeth of France, daughter of Henry IV of France; etching on steel
Beige lacquer with gold & silver sprinkled designs; purple, green & red inset foil, pine trees & spring flowers.
Painted in blue, mixed green & iron red on a bluish white glaze with ferns, leaves & flowers, the so-called Mimosa pattern.
Painted in blue, gren, yellow, manganese & red on a white ground with a rooster flanked by sponged, purple trees.
courtly figures decorate the round ball at the end of a very long metal pin.
landscape; rural; several cows are standing beneath a bluff upon which is a building; two people are sitting on the ground to the right of the picture
a)Inro - two sections. On a circular natural wood finish base is a relief design of Daruma. His cloak is red, gold & black details embellish his pewter face.
Boat shaped with a beaded bail handle, beaded rim, sides decorated with chased floral designs & two rows of pierced triangles. A reserve is chased with an image of a griffin.
Standing nude male figure with arms outstretched & right leg straight with foot pointed.
Cobalt blue on white; shell-shaped
A seated (kneeling ?) female doll; she holds a banner & is wearing a orange & cream garment.
Heavily potted with tucked in foot rim. Underglaze blue decoration of flowers.
Scene of four dogs & skull.
scene in the Canadian Rockies; looking across Emerald Lake to snow covered mountains
Brown glazed red stoneware slab pot, with thick walls, has a pulled over rim covered with a green vitreous glaze. Clay cracked from original drying period.
a winding road in front of houses; tall trees
nude female kneeling in front of an iron gate; vase with flowers
Painted in dark blue on a bluish white ground with a crane & peonies in an Oriental garden within a diaper border, & flowers in reserves. Sprigs of peonies on the rim.
Tonase about to take her daughter Konami's life as Honzo appears at the gate.
The ronin are attempting to break into the residence of Kira by forcing out the shutters with bent bamboos.
black; areas of seed patterning on shoulder; flat base; small loophandle; slightly flared conical neck
This painting was originally an album leaf, part of a set of several paintings which has since become separated & mounted as a hanging scroll.
a landscape with 11 sheep in the foreground & a river in the background
trees on hill with rising sun
White with red dragon encircling the body of the bottle.
Mary Hackabout (The Harlot) dies sitting in a chair & wrapped in blankets, two doctors are arguing by the door. A woman supports Mary in the chair & Mary's son tends the fire.
An example of pyramidal type of composition.
triptych; emperor and empress sit behind table with covered canopy ; two women carry offerings, another five carry boxes covered in purple material; flanking the royal pair are military men seated; in
deep dish with high rim & flared top rim; polychrome lustrous glaze decoration in blue, turquoise & black on cream
This page from a sketchbook contains 2 sketches, this one (.4) is a pencil sketch for the right panel of the triptych Equestrain Act; it is on the same page as 87.19.3 a-c