LARGE ANTIQUE JAPANESE MUSHA-E HANGING SCROLL-YORAI Suit-of-Armor
Large Antique Japanese Musha-e Hanging Scroll - Yorai (Suit-of-Armor) - Signed (Unread). Hand-painted on silk, with a floral silk mounting, the imposing suit is realistically rendered and handsomely displayed on its armor box and is shown turned slightly to the side. The Kabuto with horn-like attachments, and maedate is the form of a fierce dragon climbing over the bowl of the helmet. The menacing menpo (mask) features a wide-open mouth with teeth and a tuft of hair on the chin. Condition: Very Good as would be commensurate with age; some wrinkling and light soil, present.
Length: 71 in. Height: 21 in.
Item #: MT-J11537
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ANTIQUE JAPANESE OBAN WOODBLOCK PRINT - YOSHIIKU
Warlord Gathering - 1860
Antique Japanese Woodblock Print Triptych - Oban tate-e -1860 - Yoshiiku - Family Feud - Warlord gathering of 20 men seated in a tent, a large screen decorated allover with 'China Flowers' (karabana), the tent in each sheet decorated with a large china flower. A disagreement insuing between Yamana Sozen and his son-in-law, Hosukawa Katsumo over their backing for rival successors to the Shogun, Ashi-Kaga Yoshimas. The right panel with a standing screen. All sheets signed Ikkeisei Yoshiiku; left and right sheets with red seal: Yoshiiku; middle sheet with red Kiri seal; Publisher: Maruoi-ya Jimpachi, (all sheets); Aratame Date Seal: 1860 (5) (all sheets); Good impression. Condition: Very good as would be commensurate with age; Excellent color, excellent bleedthrough; not attached; the right panel with a couple of pieces of old tape, one over a teeny hole on the back of the 'title', and the other maybe from having been previously laid down. It's a wonderful triptych with an interesting subject and will display beautifully.