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    • Woman of the Sioux, 1984

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    • Woman of the Sioux, 1984 From the print registration card: ""Woman of the Sioux depicts a Sioux woman in typical dress of the 1850's. Her hair is unbraided, indicating that it has just been washed. I felt that the long, soft hair enhanced the...
    • Ivory carving of a fishing scene

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    • Ivory carving of a fishing scene on wood base. Peasant figures raising a fishnet. Also depicts woman drinking tea, children, chickens, baskets, dog, cat, willow trees and corn like plants. Solid ivory, very detailed and tinted in black, red and...
    • Treasure boat with Seven Lucky Gods

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    • Carved ivory set consisting of a treasure boat with Chinese letter for 'treasure' on the sail and small carved figures representing the Seven Lucky Gods of Japan. The boat is made of pieces of ivory veneers over a base structure. The head on the...
    • Granite carving: ""Meditation""

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    • Black granite, abstract stone sculpture titled ""Meditation."" It depicts a seated human holding his hands on his chest. Well polished silvery gray surface contrasts with brownish rough stone surface in shaded areas. It is signed on the bottom by...
    • Bronze figurine of seated deity

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    • A seated deity with beard. This probably depicts the Chinese deity Huan-tien Shang-ti, the Supreme Lord of the Dark Heaven. He rules over water and the northern quarter of the sky and is believed to drive away evil spirits. Huan-tien Shang-ti is...
    • Porcelain Cup, Saucer and Lid

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    • Set consists of three pieces: cup, saucer and lid. Kutani ware. Extremely fine egg shell porcelain and marked on base of the saucer by the artist ""Kuno."" Designed with flying birds and Thousand Faces motif on exterior of cup. Saucer center...
    • Pair of ancestor portraits

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    • Two ancestor portrait paintings on thin ""rice paper."" Both pictures depict elderly men richly dressed in colorful embroidered robes covered by coats with rank badges. One badge depicts a bird which signifies the owner has achieved a civil...
    • Pair of silver metallic embroideries

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    • Pair of embroidered textiles of birds worked in silver metallic threads. One embroidery depicts two pheasants, the other two ducks. Exquisitely done but thread shows signs of wear and the silk background has some fading. The pheasant embroidery...
    • Brush Holder

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    • Carved Ivory Brush Holder (a) depicts: --Man with long flowing hair is a god crossing a river by standing on leaves; --Seated man with bamboo fishing pole and line in hands is prime minister of Chou dynasty. One interpretation: He fishes with...
    • Print: ""Landscape with Castle""

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    • Woodblock print: Original woodblock print of landscape with castle in 'chuban' (half size print) depicting ""Hamamatsu, Out of Tokaido Goju-san Tsugi"" with poetry inscription. The mark of publisher by Sanoki and censorship seal on the margin. The...
    • 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...
    • Woven silk picture

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    • One of a pair (See 1995.05.16). This woven panel depicts two scenes, both set in nature. At the bottom a man of rank appears in a purple robe seated at a table. He wears a hat with 'wings' on either side, an indication of rank. Seated across from...
    • Print: Black and White

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    • Woodblock print. From label: ""Huang Fung Chih, 1620. Printed in 1703."" Picture depicts three women in an outdoor setting resting by the water. One of the women holds a teapot in her hands.
    • Pair of bamboo brush holders

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    • A pair of bamboo brush holders, elaborately carved depicting the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove although each carving depicts only five of the men. The sages actually existed and are known by name although their connection to each other is not...
    • 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...
    • Woven silk picture

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    • One of a pair (See 1995.05.17). This woven panel depicts three scenes. At the bottom, a man approaches a woman and child standing outside their home. In the middle a seated mother and a standing child relax next to a small pond. In the upper scene...
    • Sumida vase

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    • Sumida vase. Dark brown background. The bottom 1/4 inch of the base is red. There are two scenes each with a red background with a stamped square pattern. The scenes cover 2 sides of the vase. One scene is of a mountain peak and a hut next to a...
    • Print: 'Reclining Figure'

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    • Woodcut print. Sumizuri-e woodblock print with nude and writings. The print depicts a reclining nude with Buddhist-deity-like hair and with the third eye. The inscription reads ""A woman who burdens sadness and sends joy to them by emptying...

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