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    • Flute

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    • Wooden flute with four-toed dragon painted in green, yellow, blue and white. Calligraphy and seal are also in color. Top calligraphy in green: ""I have such ability, but no one to appreciate it."" Body calligraphy in blue: ""If I put myself into...
    • Painting: ""Spring Thought at Honan""

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    • Large painting of blossoming plum tree titled ""Spring Thought at Honan,"" and signed Chuyin Sen painted at Meishi Xuann (pavilion.) The pictureis is done in ink with watercolors of rose, pink, brown, blue, black, and white. Calligraphy written at...
    • Ritual wine goblet (Gu)

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    • Bronze ritual drinking vessel. A slender stem is banded on the lower portion and rises to a flared mouth. The foot is splayed and hollow on the inside. Two calligraphy characters created by thin lines of metal appear in the inner portion of the...
    • Silk embroidered panel

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    • Red satin panel embroidered with five gray, brown and black swallows; lilac-tinged white lotus blossoms; shore-line water grasses with flower heads. Embroidered calligraphy in upper right hand corner.
    • Woodburned landscape

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    • Picture of a massive pine tree and a couple of cranes, both symbols of longevity. Signed by artist ""Shu Qiuqu"". Calligraphy translates as: ""Viewing the mountain when wishing some wind to arise toward the night. Moon is shining over a thousand...
    • Black silk robe (Haori)

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    • Man's silk robe (haori), black with five crests woven into fabric. Crests appear on each front shoulder, on the back of both sleeves and directly under the collar on the back. Garment is partially lined with a water scene woven in silk. A small...
    • Print: A Japanese beauty

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    • Framed. Woodblock print. A print of the head and shoulders of a Japanese beauty dressed in a blue-grey kimono decorated with small white birds flying in the midst of white dots. Her right hand is raised to her chin as she gazes to her left. Her...
    • Painting ""Song of Morning""

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    • Ink and paint on rice paper. The painting depicts four flying bees painted in grey, black, red, and white. A small patch of grass at bottom left is painted in a shadowy dim grey and green. Calligraphy on left lower half of picture.. Artist's...
    • Print: Male figure, possibly Kabuki Character

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    • Woodblock print depicting a male figure in three-quarter profile, possibly a Kabuki character. Print by Yamamura Koka who was both a painter and a printmaker. A pupil of Ogata Gekko and a graduate of Tokyo Shool of Fine Arts, he was known for his...
    • Painting ""Dew Filling Up in Blue Mountain""

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    • The painting done in ink and paints depicts a mountainous landscape with waterfalls in shades of gray and blue accented with delicate pink blossoms. Calligraphy on uppper left. Dated, signed and titled by the artist ""Dew Filling Up in Blue...
    • Painting of peony blossoms

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    • Pink peony in full bloom surrounded by leaves in shades of green on silk. Calligraphy in upper left corner with red seal. Poem in upper right corner with two red seals. Painting date translated as the ""First Year of Dienli (1329) Last Third of...
    • Picture - ""Autumn Mountains""

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    • Landscape in neutral colors with accents of green and red. A large white house sits on a small hill overlooking a river and a natural landscape of trees and bushes. Mountains surround the scene. Three columns of calligraphy and a red seal appear at...
    • Fan painting with calligraphy

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    • Painting on silver leaf paper using black, grey, and tan. Created in the shape of a fan applied to white-on-white silk damask. Nestled at the bottom of a picturesque hill partially covered with trees is a tea room on stilts surrounded by a lake....
    • Scroll: Calligraphy

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    • Contemporary semi-cursive calligraphy in four columns by Xu Yinsen. Translation by Suping Lu: Venturing to enjoy the snow at a lone mountain, I found several plum flowers by the waterside. There were but two or three of them in full bloom, at a...

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