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74 4506 Anonymous 1st half 18th cent  74 4506 Anonymous 1st half 18th cent
74/4506 Anonymous (1st half 18th cent.). Hyakumonogatari kaidankai (A Gathering of One Hundred Supernatural Tales). Ehon, Kyôhô period (1716-1736), (100)p. w. woodcut text and 15 full-p. ills., bound as a blockbook in orig. wr. w. hashira title, in modern cord-bound wr. w. hashira title.

- Occas. waterstained towards the end; some (restored and unobtrusive) wormholes, also affecting images; orig. wr. worn; "Kanonkyo Riyaku Monogatari" in felt-tip pen on spine.

AND 2 other ehon: an unidentified 18th cent.(?) book with 2 single-p. and 1 double-p. woodcut ills. showing hunting scenes, and a 20th cent. artists' manual w. num. col. woodcut ills.

€ (50-70) 60
74 4507 Anonymous 18th cent  74 4507 Anonymous 18th cent
74/4507 Anonymous (18th cent.). (Two fighting roosters). Watercolour, 17,7x27,3 cm., on laid paper.

- Some scratches and foxing; outer margins laid down under passepartout.

€ (100-150) 100
74 4508 Anonymous early 19th cent  74 4508 Anonymous early 19th cent
74/4508 Anonymous (early 19th cent.). (Study for a triptych with three actors). Drawing, brush and ink, 25x53 cm., ±1820.

= Play unidentified. Osaka School, possibly by Hirosada.

AND 5 other drawings.

€ (70-90) 110
74 4509 Anonymous 19th cent  74 4509 Anonymous 19th cent
74/4509 Anonymous (19th cent.). Album with 29 calligraphed lvs., pen and ink, each 23,5x9,5 cm., 3 seals, bound as orihon, contemp. wooden covers, large narrow 8vo.

= Attributed to Rai Sanyo (1781-1832) by the previous owner.

€ (50-70) 50
74 4510 Anonymous 19th cent  74 4510 Anonymous 19th cent
74/4510 Anonymous (19th cent.). (Bird). Drawing, brush/ pen and gouache, Japanese, 26x13 cm., laid down on paper-backed silk, unread signature(?) on verso. - AND 2 similar drawings of birds, half hiding behind rocks.
€ (60-80) 60
74 4511 Anonymous 19th cent  74 4511 Anonymous 19th cent
74/4511 Anonymous (19th cent.). (Mother and daughter walking past a fence in the evening under a blossoming cherry tree). Col. woodcut ôban, not signed, no publisher, without censor seal (fine). - AND 3 others, i.a. KUNIYOSHI, (Mother and child) (col. woodcut ôban, signed Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi, publ. Kawaguchiya Shôzô, censor seal. Doubled, yellowed, faded and sl. foxed; vague horizontal fold).
€ (80-100) 300
74 4512 Anonymous 19th cent  74 4512 Anonymous 19th cent
74/4512 Anonymous (19th cent.). (Mouse eating leaves from a flower). Drawing, watercolour and gouache, 28x23 cm.

- Trifle foxed; waterst. in lower left corner.

AND 2 col. Japanese woodcuts showing birds near plants (both ±16x38).

€ (80-100) 210
74 4513 Anonymous 19th cent  74 4513 Anonymous 19th cent
74/4513 Anonymous (19th cent.). (Night view with two men walking through a field towards three fighting men). Col. woodcut ôban triptych, signature [(,...) Kochoro hitsu?], publisher unread.

- Album backing. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXVIII.

€ (100-150) 110
74 4514 Anonymous 19th cent  74 4514 Anonymous 19th cent
74/4514 Anonymous (19th cent.). (Three fishes, one catching a fly). Col. woodcut, 35x19 cm.

- Sl. creased and yellowed; pieces of tape in corners verso (shining through on recto).

€ (50-70) 130
74 4515 Anonymous 2nd half 19th cent  74 4515 Anonymous 2nd half 19th cent
74/4515 Anonymous (2nd half 19th cent.). (View of a village amidst the hills). Fold. col. woodcut panorama, 35,2x48 cm., no publisher (unread), second half 19th cent., in orig. wr.

- One wormhole in image; chipped in upper margin.

AND 1 other anonymous col. woodcut: (A boat on a river) (col. woodcut view, 13,5x22 cm., with 3 attached leaves w. num. tinted woodcut flags and mon, total length 13,5x122 cm. Sl. worn on folds). - AND approx. 35 woodcut ills., taken from various late 18th-19th cent. ehon, mostly single-page all but 2 uncoloured. - ADDED: 2 unif. vols. of an unidentified illustrated ehon (prob. a schoolbook. Yellowed; wrappers browned).

€ (80-100) 200
74 4516 Anonymous late 19th cent  74 4516 Anonymous late 19th cent
74/4516 Anonymous (late 19th cent.). (Erotic bath scene). Fan drawing, watercolour, 16x53 cm. (fan), signature stamp(?) unread, Chinese, mounted under silk lined passepartout.
€ (150-250) 150
74 4517 Anonymous early 20th cent  74 4517 Anonymous early 20th cent
74/4517 Anonymous (early 20th cent.). (Landscape with trees, hills and a small village). Watercolour on silk, 22x17 cm.

- Mounted onto board.

€ (30-50) 80
74 4518 Ashiyuki act 1813 1833 74 4518 Ashiyuki act 1813 1833
74/4518 Ashiyuki (act. 1813-1833). The actor Ichikawa Ebijûrô holding his sword in front of himself. Col. woodcut oban, with embossing, signed Ashiyuki-ga, publisher Shiocho-ban, dated ±1815, no censor seal, framed.

- Not examined outside frame. Creased fold in left half; a few wormholes (partly restored); some soiling.

= Important Osaka artist.

Kuniyasu, Utagawa (1794-1832).The actor Ichikawa Omezô standing in a field with a sword across his shoulder. Col. woodcut oban, signed Kuniyasu ga, publisher Yamaguchi-ya Tôbei, no date, kiwame censor seal, unif. framed.

€ (70-90) 110
74 4519 Bairei 1844 1895 74 4519 Bairei 1844 1895
74/4519 Bairei (1844-1895). (Flowers). Three col. woodcut hansi-bon, each on two joined lvs., ±1880.

= All numb. in upper blank margin: 10; 13 and 38/ 39. From the series: Senshu no hana (A thousand kinds of flowers).

€ (50-70)
74 4520 Bairei 1844 1895 74 4520 Bairei 1844 1895
74/4520 Bairei (1844-1895). (An owl perched on a branch, with the moon shining in the background). Tinted woodcut aiban from Bairei kachô gafu (Bairei's album of birds). - AND 1 other similar prob. from the same album: (A bird eating a praying mantis on a flowering branch) (tinted woodcut aiban).
€ (30-50)
74 4521 Bairei 1844 1895 74 4521 Bairei 1844 1895
74/4521 Bairei (1844-1895). (Poppy and moorhens). Col. woodcut ôban, ±1880.

= State without decorative border. From the series Kachu-gafu.

Suian Hirafuku (1844-1890). (A Sea Bream). Col. woodcut shikishi, signed Suian, w. seal. - AND 3 others: two fan prints and a col. woodcut ôban by SHOTEI TAKAHASHI showing three puppies playing with a camelia (browned).

€ (100-150) 170
74 4522 Calligraphy  Anonymous late 19th cent  74 4522 Calligraphy Anonymous late 19th cent
74/4522 [Calligraphy]. Anonymous (late 19th cent.). (Haiku poems). Manuscript, brush and ink, 53 lvs., w. stamped seals, contemp. cordbound pict. silk, obl. 8vo. - AND 2 other manuscripts: part of a diary and a small selection of poems. - ADDED: 3 ehon (2x Japanese and 1x Korean).
€ (50-70) 60
74/4523 Calligraphy  Japanese Buddhist calligraphy 74/4523 Calligraphy Japanese Buddhist calligraphy
74/4523 [Calligraphy]. (Japanese Buddhist calligraphy). Manuscript, brush and ink, 1 leaf, 17,5x14,5 cm., signature unread. - AND 12 other lvs. w. printed or manuscript calligraphy, a few on silk, 18th (?)-20th cent.
€ (80-100) 140
74 4524 Cards and cardgames  Hyakunin isshu karuta 74 4524 Cards and cardgames Hyakunin isshu karuta
74/4524 [Cards and cardgames]. (Hyakunin isshu karuta). Deck of 100 handcol. yomi-fuda and 100 handcol. tori-fuda cards, each 7,2x5 cm., kept in orig. wooden box w. ties, ±1900.

- Some cards sl. smudged. Wooden box dam.

€ (80-100) 80
74 4525 Chikanobu 1838 1912 74 4525 Chikanobu 1838 1912
74/4525 Chikanobu (1838-1912). (Four actors with one holding a large fish). Col. woodcut ôban triptych, signed Yôshû Chikanobu hitsu, publisher seal unread.

- Sl. yellowed.

AND a woodcut ôban triptych by TOSHIHIDE showing boys and an old man watching a cock fight.

€ (100-150) 180
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