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Silver mouthpiece & wood midsection on wood carrier
64 small squares, each with a womens face.
In the foreground at the Last Supper Christ institutes the Eucharist. In the background nuns receive the Sacrament during the Mass.
portrait of the artist's husband (who is also an artist) with lettering (words) around the figure
print relates the following story: St.
Central image is of a kneeling & a standing woman on a balcony. They are wearing elaborate kimonos, the floor of the balcony is black & yellow checks.
two soldiers stand by a ruined building by some railway tracks
sombre water and sky
stand for holding a skull cup; three ornate legs; the holding mechanism is 3 petal shaped areas each with a small skull
gilt shrine; lotiform base; top is a lantern enclosing a crystal ball
man & woman seated in a boat; woman is pouring sake for the man; partial other figure; pine trees overhead
Three girls in gorgeously-patterned robes sit beneath willow tree playing with toys. Fine use of gold delineation of patterns , Gold-washed background.
a beggar's rendevous, the Noah's Ark, in the cellars of St. Gilles. Billy Waters, the black fiddler, is King of the Beggars.
interior scene of the grand staircase of Hardwick Hall; people in Elizabethan dress are descending the staircase
Contempory interpretation of 5th Century Sue ware. Seven miniature pots unevenly spaced around outer wall under rim.
a city scene showing a canal sided by buildings on the right; a bridge crosses the canal from the left to the buildings; in the foreground is a gondola, under a canopy, two young women are sitting, th
This skirt is made of red silk woven with a hidden pattern of the 8 Treasures in Buddhist symbolish(the conch shell, fish, canopy, umbrella, lotus, wheel, mystic know and jar).
Shallow, round dish divided into four compartments, narrow rim is scalloped outer wall is fluted, painted with a spray of flowers in each compartment. It stands on three feet.
Viewer stands on a bank overlooking the sea & distant shore, Lots of sky & clouds.
red, white, black; face in relief on neck; painted decoration
dark brown; hollow female figure; cylindrical body; suggestion of feet & arms; elongated face. Coil built, hollow form, iron oxide rubbed into surface
Once a triptych, now glued together as a,b,&c. (A)-A crowd of men are watching the flight of a falcon. One man holds the leash of a spotted dog.
The Ronin entering the Sengakuji Temple. On the right is a snowy cliff, wonderfully graded. A very fine print.
a winter landscape with the citadel of Quebec City rising hazily in the background; in the foreground, a horse drawn sleigh is travelling toward the city, probably on the frozen river
polychrome; turtle shaped; head & tail & feet light green-white; body brown with blue; shell plates defined; lid: shaped to follow shell plates
standing half figure; horizontal line through mid-figure
Painted in light blue on a bluish white ground with flowers, an oversized insect & a Chinese figure carrying a rod. Flowers & tendrils in reserves on a light powder blue ground on the rim.
blue, white, gold; banded decoration; moulded handle, domed lid with acorn finial
Painted in blue, green, yellow & red on a bluish white ground with a parrot perched on a tree growing out of a rock; large peonies on the other side. Pinecones & floral motifs on the rim.
White flowers drooping in a vase set on a red tablecloth.