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Bronze Mat Weights in the Form of Oxen

青銅牛形席鎮兩件

Diameter: 7.5 cm. (3 in.)
Height: 5.5 cm. (2 1/8 in.)

Late Western to Eastern Zhou period
西周晚-東周期
8th-5th century B.C.

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Painted Earthenware Ox and Cart

加彩陶牛車

Length of Ox: 22.3 cm. (8 3/4 in.)
Length of Cart: 15.2 cm. (6 in.)

Early Tang dynasty 唐早朝

7th century A.D.

 

Zhang Fangru, attributed (13th century)<br>張芳汝
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Zhang Fangru, attributed (13th century)
張芳汝

“Ox in Landscape”
野牛圖

Hanging scroll, ink on silk
63.4 x 37.6 cm. (25 x 14 7/8 in.)

Published:
Choshunkaku Zohin Tenran Zuroku, Kobe, 1936, pl. 27;

Harada Bizan, compiler: Nihon genzai Shina meiga mokuroku, Tokyo, 1938, p. 113;
Choshunkaku Kansho (“Catalogue of the Kawasaki Collection”) (Tokyo: Kokka-sha, 1944), vol. 4, pl. 24;
James Cahill: An Index of Early Chinese Painters and Paintings (Berkeley: University of California, 1980), p. 240.

Certificate of authenticity:
Written by Kano Masanobu (1823-1880) in 1861

Recent provenance:
Baron Kawasaki Shuzo (1836-1912), Kobe

Anonymous, 12th-13th century<br>無款.舊傳范寬<br>
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Anonymous, 12th-13th century
無款.舊傳范寬

“Daoist and Buffalo”
道士水牛図

Hanging scroll, ink on paper
25.0 x 33.0 cm. (9 7/8 x 13 in.)

Collector’s seal:
Tayasu-fu Geido-in (“Seal of the Art Hall of the Tayasu fief”), collection seal of the
Tayasu branch of the Tokugawa clan, one of three in the main line.

Published:
Karo Collection Catalogue, Osaka, Tenroku Book Press, p. 2;
Kobe Kawasaki Collection Catalogue, Osaka, Osaka Art Association, 1928;
Choshunkaku Kansho, vol. 4, Tokyo, Kokka, 1944, no. 32;
James Cahill: An Index of Early Chinese Painters and Paintings, Berkeley, 1980, p. 83 (“Late Sung or Yuan, unrelated to Fan K’uan”).

Recent provenance:
Baron Kawasaki Shuzo (1836-1912), Kobe;
Tokugawa clan, Tayasu branch (18th-19th century)

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