The circular shakudo tsuba, inlaid in gold and silver, negatively pierced and engraved with four men below the pine tree, signed Hikone ju Kaneishi Nomura Kanenori and a pair of a circular shakudo tsuba, each negatively pierced and engraved with two figures and baku, signed Tomonaga. Longest: 2 7/8 inches (7.3 cm). Condition: All with wear, corrosion, small dents and nicks. One with chips.
Hanging scroll, pigment and gilt on cloth, depicting a seated female elder attired in a blue-ground informal robe detailed with shou emblems and yellow-ground sleeves with dragon designs, beside a young attendant in an indoor setting with paintings of chrysanthemums and prunus on the wall. Overall: 83 1/2 x 52 1/2 inches (212 x 133.3 cm). Condition: Creases and associated pigment losses.
Ink and color on silk, depicting a mountainous landscape with tiered buildings and pavilions populated with figures, signed Shi Fu Qiu Ying with one seal of the artist and eight other seals preceded by a four-character title signed Wang Chong with one seal of the artist followed by four colophons with six seals. Image: 13 5/8 x 84 inches (34.6 x 213.3 cm). Condition: Creases, tears, scattered white accretions. The silk mounting with stains and areas of loss.
Hanging scroll, ink on paper, entitled in the upper right conner, dated, signed with three seals of the artist. Image: 37 x 68 inches (93 x 172.72 cm). Provenance: Property from the Estate of Professor Richard Miller.
Ink, color and gilt on silk, depicting a Buddha flanked by two goddesses within dark yellow-ground border of striding dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls, all beneath a panel of a front-facing dragon amidst clouds. Overall: 70 x 36 3/4 inches (177.8 x 93.3 cm).
Distemper on cloth, depicting three deities standing on double-lotus bases flanked by double dragons. Measurements: 60 3/4 high x 51 inches wide (154.3 x 129.5 cm). Provenance: Property from the Richard I. Stone Estate. Condition: Tears, losses.
Ink and color on paper, dated Anei seventh year (1778), Chushun (the second month of the lunar calendar), inscribed Maruyama Okyo sha, above two markings for placement of seals, with one artists seal reading Mifune Tsunade bottom right. Image: 65 x 34 inches (165.1 x 86.3 cm) Overall (framed): 78 1/4 x 41 1/4 inches (198.7 x 104.7 cm). Condition: Creasing, foxing.
Markings to underside, PE / Lenci / MADE iN iTALY / TORINO 19(37) round sticker Lenci / 601 / TURIN / ITALY incised mark may be later I123226. Approximate dimensions: 7 1/2 high x 4 3/4 wide x 3 1/4 inches deep.. Condition: Very minor loss to glaze, most notable on the lips.
Kneeling nude female wearing a berret, with a white terrier at her side, on a round bowl form base. Markings to bowl underside Lenci / MADE ITALY / A remnants of a round sticker. Approximate dimensions: 11 high x 10 1/8 inches diameter.. Condition: The base with some chips, repairs, and stains. The figure with minimal wear.
Paintings, Charles Waldman, Autumn Snow, Sierra Glen Ranch, Quiet Sierra Evening
(American, 20th century), Autumn Snow, Sierra Glen Ranch, 2001, and Quiet Sierra Evening, 1998, oil on panel, and oil on canvas on board, each signed, each titled and dated verso, panels: 12 x 16 inches, and 5 x 7 inches, framed: 17 x 21.25 inches and 13.5 x 15.25 inches
(British, b. 1937), Yves Marie, 1974, lithograph on Rives BFK, pencil signed and dated lower right, edition 60/75, published by Petersburg Press, London, with the blind stamp lower left. sheet: 30 x 22 inches.
(American, 1938 - 2012), Sons of Pegasus, 1992, bronze sculpture in silver patina, signed, edition 4/10, cast in 1993 at the Eagle Bronze Foundry, sculpture: 15.5 x 14.5 inches. Note: Accompanied by a certificate of Authenticity from the studio of Ken Payne. Provenance: From the Collection of Paul Conrad, 3 time pulitizer prize winning political cartoonist
The first of spreading cylindrical form with a wide rim set with a water jar on one side adjacent to one end of the tall arch, surmounted by the roofed pulley housing, applied with a pair of downward facing dragon heads, covered with a spinach-green glaze the second potted as a two-tiered hexagonal pagoda, with eight figures in the interior, all beneath a pale green glaze. First: 15 1/4 inches (38.7 cm). Provenance: Property from the Richard I. Stone Estate. Condition: Both models with chips, losses, age-related wear to glazed surfaces.