JAPANESE WOODBLOCK DIPTYCH UTAGAWA YOSHITORA - c. 1850 Battle Between the Takeda and Uesugi Clans
Original Japanese Woodblock Print Musha-e (Warrior Print) Oban Tate-e Diptych - Yoshitora Utagawa - c. 1850. One of The Battles of Kawanakajima between Takeda Shinjen and Uesugi Kenshin which took place in 1561. Uesugi Kenshin riding his horse with a long polearm, engaged in a fierce battle. Signed: Kinchoro Yoshitora ga in a red cartouche; Publisher: Ebisuya Shoshichi (both sheets); each sheet 10" x 14". Condition: Very Good; Color: Excellent; Impression: Excellent; Nice bleedthrough. Some minor wrinkling on the top, and very minor marks and flaws that would be consistent with age; Panels not joined.
Each panel approx. : 10 in. x 14 in.
ITEM #: MT-J0908
PRICE: $ 425.00
VINTAGE CUSTOM NEEDLEPOINT - 1960's Tekkai Sennin and Gamma Sennin
Unique and Dramatic Old Custom-Designed and Worked Needlepoint of Tekkai Sennin and Gamma Sennin - The twoTaoist Immortals nicely portrayed in soft colors on a light tan ground - Tekkai Sennin with his head turned upward, blowing his soul toward Heaven and staff in hand, and Gamma Sennin with the Frog, his ever-present companion, seated on his right shoulder, and holding a circular object in his left hand. Signed; not Framed. Condition: Excellent
Japanese Woodblock Print - Oban - Nishiki-e - Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) - A Group of Three Taikomochi (Professional Jesters), from the Print Series: Yonaoshiken (A Miming game in Modern Manners); instructions for Taikonochi. The text above is probably a dance or a song. Signed Toyokuni ga in a red toshidama cartouche. Date seal: 1859 (1); Publisher: Yamaguchiya Tobei; Similar Print can be seen in the Catalogue of the Van Gogh Museum's Collection of Japanese Prints, # 266. Condition: Very good:, Impression: Very Good; Color: Very Good with nice bleedthrough.