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Ceramic Tea Caddy 瓷茶入<br>by Tomioka Tessai (1837-1924)<br>富岡 鉄斎
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Ceramic Tea Caddy 瓷茶入
by Tomioka Tessai (1837-1924)
富岡 鉄斎

Height: 12.0 cm. (4 3/4 in.)
Width: 5.5 cm. (2 1/4 in.)

Meiji-Showa period
19th-early 20th century

Outer box label:
“Tea leaf jar, of Tessai sensei’s own making and his favorite.”

Inner box inscriptions:
“Tea jar;” “Clear fragrance, deep and remote.”
“Painted by Rama-kaku shujin,” “Tetsu dojin.”

Published: Kaikodo Journal XXXII (Spring 2016), no. 29.

Mu’an Xingtao 木庵性滔<br>(1611-1684)
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Mu’an Xingtao 木庵性滔
(1611-1684)

“Guanyin”
觀音像

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper
83 x 31 83.0 x 31.0 cm. (32 5/8 x 12 1/4 in.)

Inscription: “Mu’an.”

Artist’s seal: Mu’an

Published: Kaikodo Journal XXXI (Spring 2015), no. 47.

Jiang Zhang 蔣璋<br>(paintings dated 1729-1744)
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Jiang Zhang 蔣璋
(paintings dated 1729-1744)

“Immortal”
老仙人像

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper
173,0 x 104.5 cm. (68 x 41 in.)

Inscription: “Tieqin Jiang Zhang” (Iron Zither Jiang Zhang).

Artist’s seals: Bangui; Huonan; Ruoxufu; and one other

Published: Kaikodo Journal XV (Spring 2000), no. 17.

Wang Qian 王乾<br>(early 16th c.), attributed
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Wang Qian 王乾
(early 16th c.), attributed

“Peacocks and Peonies”
孔雀牡丹圖

Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk
144.0 x 80.3 cm. (56 3/4 x 31 5/8 in.)

Seal: an illegible artist’s seal

Provenance: Nezu Museum of Art, Tokyo

Published: Mokuroku: Catalogue of the auction held at the Nezu Museum of Art, Tokyo, October 1943, no. 16 (right); Kaikodo Journal XXXVII (Spring 2021), no. 34.

Gu Yan 顧言<br>(first half of the 17th century)
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Gu Yan 顧言
(first half of the 17th century)

“Dwellings of the Immortals” 1618
仙居圖

Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk
167.2 x 49.9 cm. (65 7/8 x 19 5/8 in.)

Inscription:
“During the ninth lunar month, autumn of the year 1618, painted after
‘Dwellings of the Immortals,’ by Gu Yan, the Old Farmer.”

Artist’s seals: Gu Yan; Laonong

Published: Kaikodo Journal XXXIII (Spring 2017), no. 13.

 

 

Wang Chen 王宸 (1720-1797)
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Wang Chen 王宸 (1720-1797)

“Landscape after Huang Gongwang”
倣黃公望山水圖

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper
154 x 45.1 cm. (60 5/8 x 17 3/4 in.)

Inscription:
“Imitating the brush conception of Old Dachi (Huang Gongwang),
Wang Chen, called Pengxin.”

Artist’s seals: Wang Chen; Pengxin

Published: Kaikodo Journal XXXV (Spring 2019), no. 49.

 

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