Three (3) Asian artworks. 1st item: Japanese watercolor and gouche on rice paper depicting a the Samurai warrior Shibata Katsuie smashing a large pottery vessel with a spear. Character signature hinged mounted upper right corner. Sheet hinge mounted to matboard. Sheet – 15 3/8" H x 10 1/2" W. Framed – 21" H x 16"W. Late 19th/Early 20th century. 2nd item: Japanese woodblock print titled "Misty day in Nibbo" by Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950). Red seal mark and signature lower right of print. Pencil titled and signed lower margin on matte. Hinge mounted to matboard. Sheet – 16" H x 10 1/2" W. Framed – 22" H x 16 1/2" W. 20th century. 3rd item: Asian gravure print on silk fabric of ducks flying over poppy flowers and grasses. Black character marks and red seal marks lower left. Sight – 11 5/8" H x 9 5/8" W. Gilt frame – 19 1/8" H x 17 1/4" W. 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Scattered areas of thinning with losses, largest 3/4" L top right corner above characters to paper. Insect frass. Mat burn to edges. 2nd item: Acidification overall with 4 tape marks right and left side and 2 across bottom. 3rd item: Image has dropped from matte. Scattered foxing throughout.
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