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Ewbank's - Japanese & Asian Works of Art
Sale commencing:   12 September 2019 09:30 AM

Lot 1000

An elegant Canton ivory card case, carved on both front and back with Manchu or Chinese figures in narrative scenes, 10.5 cm high, Qing DynastyPLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping. Please note that there are some areas of loss, deterioration or repair to this case.

Estimated Value: £50 - £100

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Lot 1001

A Cantonese ivory fan with 20 sticks; each stick of typical reticulated form carved with designs of Manchu/Chinese figures and gardens; diameter when open about 30 cm. Qing DynastyProvenance: The Property of a Lady. One stick of the fan with small label stating 'Tomkinson Collection/24'.Presumably the label here refers to the famous collection of Asian Art formed by Michael Tomkinson [1841-1921]. For another example of the Tomkinson label, see the okimono illustrated in 'The Golden Age of Japanese Okimono/Dr. A.M. Kanter's Collection' by Laura Bordignon.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Please note that there is some deterioration to this fan, including an area of repair, or a split, to one of the end sticks.

Estimated Value: £80 - £120

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Lot 1002

A Chinese Export painting, oil on canvas, of a high ranking Manchu/Chinese aristocrat or official wearing an Imperial-Yellow silk jacket, looking up to his left at an elegant lady adjusting her head dress with her maid; Qing Dynasty, overall dimensions including the frame 71 x 58 cmProvenance: The Property of a Gentleman. From a Private UK Collection..

Estimated Value: £700 - £900

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Lot 1003

Sixteen Books on Chinese and Asian Art, comprising: 'Illustrated Supplement to the catalogue/International Exhibition of Chinese Art/Royal Academy, 1935-6'; 'Chinese Porcelain' by Anthony du Boulay; 'Old Chinese Porcelain' by Egan Mew; 'Chinese Art' by Mario Prodan; Two Volumes of V&A Handbooks on Chinese Art by S.W. Bushell, C.M.G.; 'The Ceramic Art of China and other Countries of The Far East' by W.B.Honey; 'Chinese Art' by Judith and Arthur Hart Burling; 'A background to Chinese Painting' by Soame Jenyns; Four Volumes of The Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Government Exhibits for The International Exhibition of Chinese Art in London, Edited by The Chinese Organising Committee, Nanking/1936; 'Chinese Art' by R.L. Hobson, revised and edited by Soame Jenyns; Nagel Auction List of The Tek Sing Treasures; and 'Asiatic Art' by H.F.E. Visser (16). Please note that this is a group lot where condition may vary from book to book. Some deterioration or damage, including torn dust jackets and degraded, soiled or otherwise worn paper.

Estimated Value: £50 - £100

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Lot 1004

A Canton famille rose vase with associated small cover, decorated with a number of figures probably from the 1694 Book of Wu Shuang Pu Heroes, 32 cm high, Qing DynastyProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private English Collection.. Please note that some areas of deterioration, including: a hairline crack running vertically down the neck; and worn enamels.

Estimated Value: £150 - £200

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Lot 1005

Four Chinese Pith or Rice Paper pictures depicting birds and Natural History, Qing Dynasty; each one framed and glazed. Overall dimensions of each 42 x 29 cm (4). Please note that it has not been possible to take these pictures from the frames in order to establish more details of condition. The pictures have some areas of wear, damage and foxing.

Estimated Value: £80 - £120

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Lot 1006

A Chinese ivory carving of a standing scholar, 21 cm high, Qing Dynasty, attached to a rectangular wood standProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Please note that there are some areas of damage to this sculpture, including: extensive areas of age cracks, pigment wear or deterioration, and areas of repair or loss, particularly apparent on the right hand.

Estimated Value: £2500 - £3000

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Lot 1007

A heavily gilded metal head of Sakyamuni (The Historical Buddha) with long pendulous ears and with typical ushnisha, 17cm high; together with two similar stone sculptures, each one about 10cm high (3). Some areas of degradation, wear or damage to all three sculpture.

Estimated Value: £80 - £150

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Lot 1008

A small Chinese ivory vase, decorated on the exterior with floral designs, 6 cm high, the base with a seal or other design, 20th CenturyProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping. Please note that there is some wear or deterioration to this vase that includes: an age crack and loss of patination.

Estimated Value: £200 - £250

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Lot 1009

A Chinese picture of a seated scholar, holding an arrangement of flowers with an Acolyte behind him, framed and glazed, overall dimensions about 105 x 55 cm. Some areas of wear and deterioration extant.

Estimated Value: £80 - £120

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Lot 1010

A metal and enamel Alhambra plaque depicting a Mihrab for illustrating the Qibla, the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca. Possibly attributable to Enrique Linares; framed and glazed, overall dimensions about 51 x 39 cm, 19th or 20th CenturyFor a comparison of this important feature, see the Mihrab of the Maydan Mosque in Kashan, dated to AH 623/1226; this is one of the earliest examples extant and is illustrated on page 261 of 'The World of Islam', edited by Bernard Lewis (1992 Edition). The Alhambra, which gives its name to these plaques, stands as one of Classical Islam's greatest monuments, re-built by Mohammed ben Al-Ahmar from Circa AH 665; its buildings resonate with the verses of Granada's great poet, Ibn Zamrak.. Please note that some areas of wear, deterioration or damage.

Estimated Value: £80 - £150

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Lot 1011

Ando Hiroshige, oban tate-e of Kai Misaka-Goe (Misaka Pass in Kai Province) from the Series of Fuji Sanjurokkei (36 Views of Mount Fuji); framed and glazedFor another example of this oban, compare Vincent Van Gogh Museum No. noo93V1962.. Please note that it has not been possible to extract this image from its frame to examine trimming; some light, paper and fugitive colour damage extant to this print.

Estimated Value: £80 - £120

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Lot 1012

Utagawa Toyokuni III, oban tate-e of a startled Bijin beside a screen; together with an oban of a Bijin by Kwasentei Tominobu; an oban yoko-e by Toyokuni III, and a picture of Yedo Castle in 1876 (4). Please note that this is a group lot where damage may vary from image to image. Some damage extant: areas of light, paper soiling and other deterioration.

Estimated Value: £80 - £120

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Lot 1012A

A facsimile oban of a Geiko after the Utamaro original in Hokkoku Goshiki-Zumi; framed and glazed overall dimensions 64 x 54 cm; the reverse of the frame with Christie's label.

Estimated Value: £50 - £80

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Lot 1013

Hiroshige, oban yoko-e, Ueno Shinobazu no Ike, framed and glazed; together with an abstract image by Haku Maki (1924-2000); a bridge by Yukio Katsuda (born 1941); a thatched building in woods by Shogo Okamoto; and a Japanese screen decorated with sakura, each leaf of the last about 92 x 40 cm (5). Please note that this is a group lot where condition may vary from object to object. Some areas of damage, deterioration, soiling and/or light damage extant.

Estimated Value: £100 - £200

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Lot 1014

A pair of Imari, underglaze blue decorated vases; each one with domed cover and decorated with bold designs of flora and foliage. Both about 47cm high, Edo Period (2). Please note that there has been some deterioration to these vases. This includes: the loss of both knop finials to the domed covers; and areas of body cracking and repair.

Estimated Value: £100 - £200

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Lot 1015

A Japanese Kutani vase from Kaga Province, decorated in typical akaji-kinga and colour with Edo Period families at leisure; karashishi handles, 61cm high, the base with three line kanji inscription including Dai Nihon...Kutani...; 64 cm high, Meiji Period. Please note that some damage extant, including the repair of one karashishi handle.

Estimated Value: £50 - £100

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Lot 1016

A Satsuma style figure of a Karashishi with unglazed base, 20 cm high; together with an Hirado style white monochrome figure of a Karashishi and pup, 20 cm long; and a susancai Chinese figure of a seated Luohan, 18cm high (3). Please note that this is a group lot where damage may vary from object to object. Some damage, including: extremity or other loss and repair to the Luohan; repair and firing cracks to the Satsuma style karashishi.

Estimated Value: £60 - £100

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Lot 1017

A stained ivory netsuke carved as a family of quail or other game birds, un-signed, 19th or early 20th centuryPLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Some deterioration or damage extant including repaired or lost eyes to the smaller birds.

Estimated Value: £100 - £150

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Lot 1018

An ivory okimono, carved as a standing Yamato Nadeshko, holding a fan beside her cat, 13 cm High, unsigned, Meiji PeriodPLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Please note that there is some deterioration to this okimono; this includes: an age crack easily visible on the base.

Estimated Value: £200 - £300

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Lot 1019

A pair of Fukagawa vases; each one decorated with fan designs of carp beneath momiji; 20cm high, both with underglaze blue Fujiyama mark (2)Provenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection.. Please note that some deterioration including repair and spray to rim and interior of one vase.

Estimated Value: £200 - £300

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Lot 1020

A Haniwa style figure of a standing man, wearing helmet and armour, after a Kofun era original, 57 cm high. Some areas of deterioration.

Estimated Value: £50 - £80

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Lot 1021

Two metal okimono: one of the disappointed rat catcher, the other of a crouching girl eating from a bako, both 20th Century (2). Some areas of wear or damage.

Estimated Value: £50 - £100

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Lot 1022

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1851) two oban from the 47 Ronin on the Ryogoku Bridge triptych; together with two Utagawa Toyokuni III oban tate-e of Bijin, and an Indian picture of four figures and a horse beside a citadel; all framed and glazed the last overall dimensions 41 x 30 cm (4). Please note that condition may vary from image to image; it has not been possible to take the images from the frames but areas of wear and light or other damage are extant.

Estimated Value: £80 - £120

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Lot 1023

A small ivory okimono, for personal devotion, of a Buddhist Deity, seated in dhyanasana, with both hands held together in mudra, 3.5 cm high, 19th or 20th CenturyPLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Some wear extant.

Estimated Value: £100 - £150

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Lot 1024

An wood, Vietnamese or other Asian, graduated and hinged, four leaf screen; the tallest leaf about 200 x 56 cm, 20th Century. Please note that some areas of deterioration, including extremity loss, degradation and wood fatigue.

Estimated Value: £300 - £500

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Lot 1025

A partially stained ivory okimono, carved as Hotei holding a mallet in his left hand, staring down at an Oni, 14 cm high; together with a small okimono of seated artisan, 4.5 cm wide, both 20th Century (2)Provenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping. Some deterioration or repair to the lot, including: age crack and hairline on chin and face, and sectional loss to back of head on Hotei.

Estimated Value: £1000 - £1200

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Lot 1026

A pair of ivory netsuke; each one carved as a basket worker, 20th Century (2)Provenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping..

Estimated Value: £300 - £400

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Lot 1027

A stained ivory netsuke of a boy flautist, seated beside a basket, signed YoshimitsuProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping. Some deterioration extant.

Estimated Value: £200 - £250

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Lot 1028

A very fine ivory netsuke by Masanao of Kyoto, carved as an acolyte, or other figure, seated on the back of a recumbent water buffalo, 6cm long, signed in a wavy reserve beneath the right haunch, Masanao. Edo Period, late 18th Century.Provenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection, acquired by her Great-Grandfather, and all collected prior to his death in 1944. This rare subject for Masanao is thought to be both the only example of its type, and unrecorded hitherto. For another example of Masanao's late 18th Century water buffalos, compare Lot 119 from the Harriet Szechenyi sale at Bonham's on 8th November, 2011.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping. Please note that there are some areas of deterioration. These include: prominent age cracks across the left and right sides of the animal's body. These extend round to the rear and across the tail. The right horn has some detail that is either repaired or chipped and cracked. There are 13 images online to assist, but please inform Ewbank's if further assistance is required.

Estimated Value: £20000 - £25000

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Lot 1029

An ivory netsuke of a Dutchman, or other Gaijin, holding a long horn and carrying a child, signed MasatsuguProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Some wear and deterioration extant.

Estimated Value: £300 - £400

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Lot 1030

A Yasuaki (Homei) School, coloured netsuke, carved as Daruma neck wrestling with Daikoku, signed KounProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Some wear to both ivory and colour.

Estimated Value: £1500 - £2000

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Lot 1031

A Yasuaki (Homei) School coloured ivory netsuke of Okame, signed TomoyukiProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Some wear or deterioration including a small age crack on the right foot.

Estimated Value: £1500 - £2000

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Lot 1032

A Yasuaki (Homei) School coloured ivory netsuke of Okame ; signed on a rectangular cartouche with two kanjiProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Some wear extant.

Estimated Value: £1200 - £1500

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Lot 1033

A Yasuaki (Homei) School coloured ivory netsuke carved as a Shishimai Dancer beside a drum; the lower jaw of the costume articulated; signed YasutakaProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Some wear/age crack on tomo-e drum.

Estimated Value: £1500 - £2000

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Lot 1034

A Yasuaki (Homei) School coloured ivory netsuke of Okame, holding on to the hem of her red kimono; signed YasutakaProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Some wear extant.

Estimated Value: £1200 - £1500

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Lot 1035

A Yasuaki (Homei) School coloured ivory netsuke of a seated boy with articulated head, eating from a bowl of fruit, signed GyokuzanProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Some wear extant.

Estimated Value: £1200 - £1500

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Lot 1036

A Yasuaki (Homei) School coloured ivory netsuke, carved as the famous Shitakiri Suzume Story; signed YasuyukiProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Some wear extant.

Estimated Value: £1500 - £2000

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Lot 1037

A Yasuaki (Homei) School coloured ivory netsuke of a boy, carrying a large red Daruma Doll, signed YasutakaProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Some wear extant.

Estimated Value: £1200 - £1500

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Lot 1038

A Yasuaki (Homei) School coloured ivory netsuke of Hotei, seated with a fan and hossu in his right hand , signed YasuakiProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Some wear extant.

Estimated Value: £1500 - £2000

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Lot 1039

A Yasuaki (Homei) School coloured ivory netsuke of Hotei trying to avoid a large black rat on his head, signed TomoyukiProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Some deterioration including an age crack at Hotei's left foot.

Estimated Value: £1200 - £1500

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Lot 1040

A very fine ivory okimono carved as a pair of Rakkan, rather in the guise of Ashinaga and Tenaga; one Rakkan attempting to pull a Kappa from the sea, 19cm high, signed Koyosai, Meiji PeriodProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Please note that some deterioration extant, including: area of rim loss to oval stand; extremity fritting to one robe; and some repair, mostly apparent on the left leg of standing Rakkan.

Estimated Value: £5000 - £6000

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Lot 1041

A Yasuaki (Homei) School, coloured netsuke of two Oni assisting a Sennin to bath; signed TomoyukiProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Some wear to ivory and colour extant.

Estimated Value: £1500 - £2000

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Lot 1042

A stained ivory netsuke of the Shiba Onko story, 20th CenturyProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping. Some wear extant.

Estimated Value: £250 - £300

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Lot 1043

A stained ivory netsuke carved as Taira No Tadamori catching the Oil Thief, 19th or 20th CenturyFor another netsuke telling this famous story, compare Victoria and Albert Museum No. A.804-1910, from The Salting Bequest. Provenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping.. Some deterioration including area of possible extremity loss.

Estimated Value: £300 - £400

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Lot 1044

A stained ivory netsuke carved as Yorimasa and Li No Hayata killing the Nue Monster, signed MasatsuguProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping. Some areas of deterioration and age cracking.

Estimated Value: £300 - £400

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Lot 1045

A wood and ivory netsuke of the young Sesshu with the tiny rat at Sokokuji Temple, unsigned, 19th or 20th CenturyProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping. Some deterioration and repair, including sign of adhesive to the fan and right hand.

Estimated Value: £350 - £500

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Lot 1046

A stained ivory netsuke carved as a tsuitate decorated with the youthful Northern Song, Confucian Scholar, Shiba Onko, saving his friend from the large sake jar; 19th or 20th CenturyFor another netsuke depicting this famous story, compare British Museum No. 1945.1017.516.Provenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping. Some wear or deterioration extant.

Estimated Value: £350 - £500

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Lot 1047

A stained ivory netsuke of a Dutchman from Deshima Island in Nagasaki Bay, picking up a chicken, 4cm long, the himotoshi presumably beneath the coat, un-signed, Edo Period, 18th CenturyFor a similar netsuke of this subject, compare the standing Dutchman in The British Museum, acquired in 1897 as a gift from Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks (BM No.F.558).Provenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping. Some areas of deterioration, including age cracks across the head, coat and other areas.

Estimated Value: £1500 - £2000

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Lot 1048

A stained ivory netsuke of a standing Dutchman from Deshima Island in Nagasaki Bay, wearing long hair and a wide-brimmed hat whilst holding a chicken, 9cm high, 18th Century, Edo PeriodProvenance: The Property of a Lady. From a Private Collection acquired by her Great-Grandfather and all collected prior to his death in 1944.PLEASE NOTE: THIS ITEM CONTAINS OR IS MADE OF IVORY. Buyers must be aware that regulations of several countries, including USA, prohibit the import of ivory, or any goods containing ivory. Ewbank's advise prospective purchasers who intend to ship this lot to another country that they must familiarise themselves with the relevant import/export regulations prior to bidding. They are responsible for their shipping arrangements, and the onus is therefore on them to arrange their own shipping. Some deterioration, including age cracks; one foot drilled for a retaining peg.

Estimated Value: £2500 - £3000

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