This two-day Japanese Art auction, presented by Eldred’s, offers a glimpse into Japanese culture and history. Japanese art covers a broad spectrum that includes ancient pottery, sculpture, calligraphy, ink painting, and ukiyo-e paintings and woodblock prints, to name a few. The first day of the auction features an ivory kiseru(smoking pipe) carrying case known as a kiseru-zutsu. This unique piece of ivory has a picture depicting a samurai outside of a gate reading a scroll.
The second day of the auction highlights a rare 1935 Paul Jocoulet (1896-1960) woodblock print titled “A Corean Girl.” This print is of a Japanese woman in a plain blue dress and white kimono holding a colorful fan. Also included in the auction are netsuke pieces, beautiful scrolls, and rare dishes and pottery. Visit Invaluable to view all 752 lots today.
# of Lots:752
Price Range:$150 to $15,000
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|GOLD INLAIED IVORY KISERU-ZUTSU By Ipposai Jitsuman. Depicting a samurai in gold outside a gate reading a scroll. Signed. Length 8|| Estimate: |
|ARE PAUL JACOULET PRINT (#7A) A Corean Girl. 1935. From the extremely rare second preliminary Han series with printed signature abo|| Estimate: |
|EXPRESSIVE WOOD NETSUKE Depicting Shoki advancing with a drawn sword|| Estimate: |
|ATSUMA POTTERY JAR In ovoid from with chrysanthemum, wisteria, and iris design. Blue Shimazu crest on base. Gilt signature|| Estimate: |
|HUNGA HAND SCROLL ON PAPER With narrative scene featuring a woman and a flutist exploring their developing relationship.|| Estimate: |
|RARE EARLY SATSUMA MORIAGE DISH With shaped rim and flower-vase design. Signed Bizen|| Estimate: |