Get Adobe Flash player

A.B. Levys Palm Beach Japanese Works of art ThurSdAy SEPTEMBEr 4, 2014 400 PM Palm Beach Japanese Works of Art Thursday September 4 2014 1

AuCTION ENQuIrIES ANd INFOrMATION Auction Palm Beach Japanese Works of Art Thursday September 4, 400 PM Lots 216405 Preview August 25 thru August 31, 10AM6PM 211 Worth Avenue, Palm Beach Specialists

226 Palm Beach Japanese Works of Art Thursday September 4 2014 3

216 JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE BY KINKOZAN MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Of baluster form with an elongated neck decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt on a clear crackle glaze in an ArtNouveau style of flowers

217 Palm Beach Japanese Works of Art Thursday September 4 2014 5

218 JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Of baluster form decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt on a clear crackle glaze with ladies in a garden signed. height 6 14 in. 15.9 cm. 300500 218

221 JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Of baluster form decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt on a clear crackle glaze with a daimyo procession, the neck with a dragon in high relief sign

223 223 JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE BY YABU MEIZAN, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Of tapering cylindrical square highshouldered form, decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt on a clear crackle glaze with maples s

224 224 JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE BY KINKOZAN, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Of rectangular form decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt on a midnight blue crackle glaze with four panels of figures in a pavilio

225 225 JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE BY YABU MEIZAN MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Of squat form with an elongated neck decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt on a clear crackle glaze with a daimyo procession, the

226 226 VERY FINE JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE BY SEIKOZAN, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 The globular body with the neck splaying into a flared mouth, decorated with polychrome enamels and gilt over a clear crackl

228 229 230 228 PAIR OF JAPANESE SATSUMA VASES CIRCA 1900 227 229 JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Of baluster form decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt on a clear crackle glaze wit

234 JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE BY KINKOZAN MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Of small baluster form decorated in polychrome enamels and gilt on a clear crackle glaze with a profusion of butterflies signed Kinkozan in

238 240 239 238 JAPANESE KUTANI MODEL OF A CAT, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 The sleeping feline is realistically painted with striped grey fur, wearing a molded blue gold patterned ribbon collar and a g

245 245 JAPANESE STERLING SILVER ENGRAVED JEWELRY CASE Early 20th Century. Engraved with men and women eating supper with a beautiful view of a volcano overlooking boats in the water signed. With fit

246 16 Palm Beach Japanese Works of Art Thursday September 4 2014

246 VERY FINE JAPANESE CARVED SHIBIYAMA IVORY DEITY AND ELEPHANT, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Carved in the form of a large elephant wearing ceremonial attire, its back supporting a lotus blossom with a sea

247 247 VERY FINE LARGE JAPANESE CARVED SHIBAYAMA STYLE IVORY ELEPHANT, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Carved in the form of a large elephant with a lotus platform, the trappings of the elephant inlaid overal

248 248 JAPANESE CARVED SHIBIYAMA STYLE SILVER MOUNTED IVORY VASE, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Lavishly decorated in typical shibiyama style on one side with a bird perched on a tree in front of a stream b

Property of A Palm Beach Lady 249 TWO IMPOrTANT JAPANESE ShIBIyAMA IVOry, ENAMEL, ANd SILVEr INLAId VASES The vases supported by three bracket feet and applied with dragons along the tall neck ending

249 Palm Beach Japanese Works of Art Thursday September 4 2014 21

250 250 FINE JAPANESE CARVED SHIBAYAMA IVORY ELEPHANT BOX AND COVER, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Carved in the form of an elephant with a removable top, carrying the Seven Gods of Good Fortune with their r

251 251 RARE BRONZE MOUNTED JAPANESE SHIBIYAMA IVORY VASE, 19TH CENTURY Inlaid with stained ivory, mother of pearl, and tortoiseshell decorated with birds, flowering chrysanthemums, shrubs, and sparr

252 253 252 VERY FINE JAPANESE CARVED SHIBIYAMA STYLE IVORY VASE, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 The naturally curved tusk section, with Shibiyamastyle encrustation in ivory, shell, and tortoises shell signe

255 JAPANESE CARVED SHIBIYAMA IVORY TABLE SCREEN, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Mounted with coral, hard stones signed Masayasu on panel. height 11 14 in. 28.6 cm., Width 8 34 in. 22.2 cm. 4,0006,000 255 25

257 257A 258 257 JAPANESE CARVED IVORY OKIMONO MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Fine Japanese ivory okimono of an actor by hogyoku. Late 19th Century. The tall muscular figure in the role of a samurai warrior

259 260 259 JAPANESE CARVED IVORY BEAUTY MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 The standing beauty gracefully clasping her hands excited with her catch signed. height 10 34 in. 27.3 cm. 3,0005,000 260 JAPANESE CAR

261 IMPORTANT JAPANESE LACQUERED WOOD AND IVORY FIGURE OF A DAIMYO, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Standing holding a vase in his right hand, his elegant robe decorated in gold, aogai, and iroetakamakie with m

261 Palm Beach Japanese Works of Art Thursday September 4 2014 29

262 GOOD JAPANESE LACQUER AND IVORY FIGURE OF A BIJIN, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 The beauties head, hands, and fan of carved ivory and her hair formally coiffured. her kimono decorated in gold aogai, and

263 JAPANESE CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF A MAN WITH MICE, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Carved as a man holding a free moving wheel on which a pair of trained mice perform. The folds of his robe naturalistically r

264 265 264 JAPANESE CARVED IVORY OKIMONO MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 A Japanese ivory figural group of a family at a festival signed Sekigetsu Saku on the underside of the drum with the incised redtinte

265A LARGE AND VERY FINE JAPANESE IVORY CARVING, 19TH CENTURY The standing general holding flowers on his right shoulder with a boy by his legs holding a scroll signed.height 10 in. 25.4 cm., Width 4

266 JAPANESE CARVED IVORY VASE MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 A fine Japanese carved ivory brush pot. Carved in high relief with Gods and villagers among trees signed. height of ivory 9 58 in. 24.5 cm. height

269 VERY FINE JAPANESE CARVED IVORY NETSUKE OKIMONO, MEIJI PERIOD Carved as ten figures fording a stream, late 19th century signed Shunzan.Length 2 12 in. 6.35 cm. 8001,200 269 270 JAPANESE CARVED IV

272 274 273 275 272 JAPANESE CARVED OKIMONO OF RATS MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 realistically modeled as a pyramid of rats, fur etched and stained dark and the eyes inlaid in horn. height 2 in. 5.1 cm.

276 278 277 279 276 JAPANESE CARVED BOX AND COVER MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Of oval form, carved in high relief with the schichifukujin gathering under a canopy of pines and bamboo, the cover decorate

280 LARGE JAPANESE CARVED IVORY DEMON GROUP, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Group of ten demons, villagers, and immortals, signed with a red and white lacquer inlaid tablet. height 12 14 in. 31.1 cm. 3,0005,00

281 VERY FINE PAIR JAPANESE CARVED IVORY VASES, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Intricately carved with figures in high relief among trees and foliage signed. height 9 in. 22.9 cm., Width 4 in. 10.2 cm. 8,00012

284 285A 284 JAPANESE CARVED IVORY SMALL COVERED BOX AND COVER The cover carved all over with chrysanthemums signed. height 34 in. 1.9 cm. 300500 285A FIVE JAPANESE CARVED IVORY BIRDS Signed.height

287 JAPANESE CARVED IVORY OKIMONO MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Of Chinnan standing on a galleried hexagonal dais while holding an alms bowl from which issues a dragon, surrounded by numerous other rennin exp

292 294 293 294A 292 FINELY CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF A FISHERMAN AND BOY Signed. height 12 in. 30.5 cm. 600900 294 JAPANESE CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF A MAN, TAISHO PERIOD Carved standing with a pot in

295 296 297 298 295 JAPANESE CARVED IVORY FIGURE OF THE GOD OF LONGEVITY, TAISHO PERIOD The standing figure well carved with pigment staining, holding the pear of eternity in his left hand signed.

299 LARGE JAPANESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL VASE, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 This tall vase of high shouldered ovoid form with a waisted neck and wide flared mouth, decorated with white flowers on a midnight blue

299A PAIR JAPANESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL VASES, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Of rounded rectangular form, both intricately worked with decorated wire and two large scrolled light bluegray panels enclosing birds a

300A PAIR DIMINUTIVE JAPANESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL VASES, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Each vase of high shouldered ovoid form with a waisted neck and flared mouth, decorated with birds amongst flowers on a midn

301A 301A JAPANESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL VASE, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 The large round vase with a wide flared mouth, decorated with stylized butterflies on a midnight blue background. height 12 12 in. 31.8

302 PAIR OF VERY FINE JAPANESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL VASES, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Of ovoid form with a long neck and small flared mouth decorated with birds amongst flowers on a turquoise green ground. hei

303 FINE PAIR OF JAPANESE PORCELAIN KARASHISHI LION DOGS, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Comprising of a female and her mate, both seated on their hindquarters, one with its mouth closed and the other open. he

304 305 304A 305A 304 JAPANESE IMARI PORCELAIN SCALLOPED CHARGER, LATE 19TH CENTURY Meiji Period 18681912, circular and decorated in enamels and gilt with a floral urn on a faux bois plinth within

306 306 MASSIVE JAPANESE KUTANI CHARGER, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Early 20th century, of slightly rounded form, decorated in ironred, gilt and enameled to show boys with baku or elephant. Provenance The

306A LARGE JAPANESE PORCELAIN VASE Of bulbous form with waisted neck and flaring rim, decorated in gilt enamel signed. height 24 34 in. 62.9 cm. 2,0004,000 306A 307 JAPANESE IMARI PORCELAIN VASE, 20

308 308 VERY FINE JAPANESE CARVED IVORY GROUP The seated old man holding a box as the grandchild grasps a flower and gestures toward him signed. height 6 in. 15.2 cm. Width 4 in. 10.2 cm. 7,00010,000

310 LARGE JAPANESE PATINATED BRONZE GROUP, CIRCA 1900 Of two tigers attacking an elephant. Meiji Period 18681912. height 28 in. 71.1 cm. Width 22 in. 55.9 cm. 6,0009,000 310 54 Palm Beach Japanese

311 VERY FINE JAPANESE CARVED IVORY GROUP, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Of a man standing with a girl , table and dragon signed. height 8 in. 20.3 cm. 7,00010,000 311 Palm Beach Japanese Works of Art Thur

312 JAPANESE CARVED IVORY FIGURE, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Carved of a father holding his son in his right hand, branches in the left signed. height 7 in. 17.8 cm. 1,0002,000 312 313 JAPANESE CARVED IV

314 315 316 316A 314 PAIR JAPANESE INLAID IVORY AND LACQUER PLAQUES MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Inlaid with ivory and mother of pearl on a red and black lacquer ground with figures of birds. height 16 3

317 317 JAPANESE CARVED IVORY QUAIL CABINET, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Of rectangular form with nine cabinet doors and eight drawers carved in pierced and high relief with quail amongst foliage and frame

318 FINE JAPANESE BRONZE AND IVORY FIGURE OF A GEISHA MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Standing in a kimono holding a silver umbrella, the head and hands in ivory, bronze body, the umbrella hallmarked STErLING 9

321 LARGE AND IMPORTANT JAPANESE CARVED IVORY TACHI, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Late 19th century. A tachi in impressive ivory mounts. The large mount carved in bold relief over the entire surface complete

321 Palm Beach Japanese Works of Art Thursday September 4 2014 61

321A JAPANESE PORCELAIN BY MAKUZU KOZAN 18421916 Studioware porcelain trumpet vase by Makuzu Kozan Miyagawa Toranosuke, 18421916. 1890s. Expertly painted in shades of underglaze red and black with a f

324 324 FINE GOLD LACQUER AND IVORY KODANSU CABINET MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Of rectangular form decorated with inlaid ivory, the hinged door opens to reveal six drawers fitted with silver bird pulls. h

324A LARGE JAPANESE SATSUMA VASE Of baluster form decorated in polychrome and white enamel on a gilt glaze with dragons and warriors signed in gilt. height 12 38 in. 31.43 cm. diameter 11 14 in. 28.6

326 JAPANESE PORCELAIN VASE Signed. height 10 38 in. 26.4 cm. 100300 326 326A FINE AND LARGE JAPANESE CLOISONNE ENAMEL VASE, MEIJI PERIOD The tall vase of high shouldered ovoid faceted form with a w

328 328 PAIR OF MASSIVE CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN VASES, MID 20TH CENTURY The ovoid vases with a waisted neck and scallopededge trumpet mouth painted with reserves of warriors flanked by small

329 329 PAIR OF LARGE BOTTLE FORM JAPANESE IMARI VASES Enameled in underglaze blue and red with flowers signed. height 39 in. 99.1 cm., Width 14 in. 35.6 cm. 3,0005,000 Palm Beach Japanese Works of

330 JAPANESE IMARI PORCELAIN VASE, 20TH CENTURY Of baluster form with a long narrow neck enameled in underglaze blue and iron red with catfish and flowers signed. height 30 in. 76.2 cm., Width 15 in.

332A JAPANESE SATSUMA STYLE CENSER AND COVER The bulbous body supported by four feet and set with two shi shi handles, decorated with panels of birds on a scrolling foliate ground pierced cover with s

338 339 340 341 342 343 343A 344 345 346 70 Palm Beach Japanese Works of Art Thursday September 4 2014

338 JAPANESE CARVED IVORY NETSUKE, MEIJI PERIOD 18681912 Signed. height 1 14 in. 3.2 cm., Width 1 12 in. 3.8 cm. 300500 339 CARVED IVORY NETSUKE OF A MAN ON A BOX height 1 34 in. 4.5 cm. 200400 340

347 JAPANESE CARVED IVORY NETSUKE, 18TH CENTURY Of Gama Sennin, standing, his head turned left as he holds a large toad on his shoulder. height 3 78 in. 9.8 cm. 7001,000 347 347A JAPANESE MOTHER OF

348 349A 348A 350 349 351 348 FIVE CARVED IVORY NETSUKE The first of a lady laying on a leaf signed, the second of a man standing with a fan signed, the third of a girl doing a back bend, the fo

352 SIX CARVED IVORY NETSUKE OF MONKEYS height from 3 in. 7.6 cm. to 1 in. 2.5 cm.. 600900 353 FOUR CARVED IVORY FIGURES AND TWO NETSUKE The first carved ivory figure of an old man standing holding a

352 355A 353 356 353A 356A 354 357 354A 357A 355 358 Palm Beach Japanese Works of Art Thursday September 4 2014 75

358A SIX CARVED IVORY NETSUKE OF HORSES The first netsuke of a horse standing, the second netsuke of two horses, the third netsuke of three horses, the fourth netsuke of a horse with two monkeys, the

358A 364 359 365 360 366 361 367 362 368 363 369 Palm Beach Japanese Works of Art Thursday September 4 2014 77

370 THREE CARVED IVORY NETSUKE AND A WOOD NETSUKE The first netsuke Japanese carved ivory log with a crab, the second netsuke with an oni inside a drum, the third netsuke of a man with legs crossed, t

370 376 371 377 372 378 373 379 374 380 375 381 Palm Beach Japanese Works of Art Thursday September 4 2014 79

382 FOUR JAPANESE CARVED IVORY NETSUKE The first netsuke of a boy holding a flower, the second netsuke of a boy playing with a ball, the third netsuke of a boy holding a scroll, the fourth netsuke of

382 388 383 389 384 390 385 391 386 392 387 393 Palm Beach Japanese Works of Art Thursday September 4 2014 81

394 FOUR CARVED IVORY NETSUKE heights ranging from 1 78 in. 4.8 cm. to 1 38 in. 3.6 cm. 300500 394 395 396 397 No Lot 398 FOUR CARVED IVORY NETSUKE The first netsuke of a bearded man holding a cross

401A PAIR JAPANESE WOOD BLOCK PRINTS, CIRCA 1963 One signed ChISENdO KyOTO 79100, the other signed MAIKO KyOTO d 87200 1960. height 29 14 in. 74.3 cm. 600900 401A 402 ANONYMOUS SIX PANEL SCREEN GION

404 404 VERY FINE AND LARGE JAPANESE IVORY BRIDGE, SIGNED NIHON TOKYO IMADAGAWA SEI, MEIJI PERIOD Late 19th Century The large tusk carved on the top half to resemble a bridge crowded with a variety o

405 Palm Beach Japanese Works of Art Thursday September 4 2014 85

BUYING AT AUCTION The following will help in understanding the auction buying process as well as some of the terms and symbols commonly used in an auction catalogue. All bidders should read the Condit

A.B. Levys These Conditions of Sale constitute A.B. Levys herein referred to as A.B.Ls and the Consignors Sellers entire agreement with purchasers with respect to all property offered for sale by A.B.

A.B. Levys NAME TELEPHONE ADDRESS COMPANY SECONDARY ABSENTEETELEPHONE BIDDING FORM Sale Number XLIXII Sale Title Palm Beach Japanese Works of art Sale Date 4 September 2014 EMAIL OTHER CITY, STAT

Palm Beach Japanese Works of Art Thursday September 4 2014 89

AB A.B. Levys BUY SELL AUCTION AB3195, George A. Martin Auctioneer, No. Au246 211 Worth Avenue, PAlm BeAch, Fl 33480 tel 561.835.9139 l FAx 561.832.5625 I ABlevys.com 90 Palm Beach Japanese Works

Share