Three (3) Asian Artworks and Five (5) Asian Decorative Items, incl. Japanese Doll. 1st item: Japanese watercolor and gouche on rice paper depicting 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. 4th item: Japanese warrior or Gogatsu Ningyo (Boy's Day) doll with a lacquered face and glass eyes, attired in a traditional Samurai warrior costume complete with a Samurai helmut, brocade robe, plated armour and sword. 10" H x 10 1/4" W x 10" D. Late 19th century. 5th item: Asian bronze ceremonial temple guard mask modeled as a demon. 7" H x 7" W. 19th century. 6th item: Japanese pottery sake bottle or tokkuri with dark brown glaze and white character slip decoration. 10 1/2" H. Late 19th/early 20th century. 7th item: Tall Japanese Satsuma pottery vase with figural vignettes to each side, signed on the base. 18 1/2" H. Late 19th century. 8th item: Japanese Satsuma pottery vase with shaped rim, waisted center with handles to each side and a footed base. Allover foliate decoration. 10 1/2" H. Late 19th century. Provenance: Estate of Martha Lyman, Dayton, TN. 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. 4th item: Losses to lacquer on face and chip to tip of sword, otherwise overall good condition. 5th item: Oxidation to surface and general wear. 6th item: Overall good condition. A couple of areas of firing flaws to body. 7th item: Overall good condition, general wear. 8th item: Overall general wear with losses to the decoration. Chip to the base.
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