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From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001), past president of the Japan Society and the British Kendo Association. In 2000 the Japanese Government awarded him the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, in recognition of his promotion of Japanese culture.
Koson Ohara (1877-1945) - Woodcut in colours - "Owl in Flight", 14.5ins (36.8cm) x 9.5ins (24.2cm), ...


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Koson Ohara (1877-1945) - Woodcut in colours - Two black crows on a branch against a full moon, 14.5ins (36.8cm) x 9.5ins (24.2cm), unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


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Koson Ohara (1877-1945) - Woodcut in colours - Three plovers on a rock (Nami ni Chidori), 14.25ins (36.2cm) x 9.375ins (23.8cm), unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


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Koson Ohara (1877-1945) - Woodcut in colours - Flycatchers on a nandina bush in the snow, 14.25ins (36.8cm) x 9.5ins (24.2cm), unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


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Koson Ohara (1877-1945) - Woodcut in colours - Cicada on a willow tree, 14.75ins (37.5cm) x 6.625ins (16.8cm), unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


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Hiroshige Ando (1797-1858) - Woodcut in colours - Snow at Yamanaka, near Fujikawa, 13.5ins (34.3cm) x 8.875ins (22.5cm), unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


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Hiroshige Ando (1797-1858) - Woodcut in colours - Asakusa rice field and Torinomachi Festival, from 100 Famous Views of Edo, 13.25ins (33.7cm) x 8.75ins (22.3cm), unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


£3,000 - £4,000

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Hiroshige Ando (1797-1858) - Woodcut in colours - Travellers and ferry boats on the bank of the Tenryu River, 8.87ins (22.6cm) x 13.87ins (35.3cm), unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


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Hiroshige Ando (1797-1858) - Woodcut in colours - Bamboo grove lane, Atagoshita, 13.25ins (33.7cm) x 8.62ins (21.9cm), unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


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Hiroshige Ando (1797-1858) - Woodcut in colours - New Year's Eve Foxfires at The Nettle Tree, Oji, 13.25ins (33.7cm) x 8.75ins (22.3cm), unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


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Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915) - Woodcut in colours - Hosokawa Yusai with his horse under a full moon, 12.62ins (32.1cm) x 8.25ins (21cm), and two other prints of Samurai warriors, all unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


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Torii Kiyonaga (1752-1815) - Woodcut in colours - Interior of a bath house (two prints), each 14.75ins (37.5cm) x 10.25ins (26cm), and a reproduction Kiyonaga woodcut in colours of a lady in a bath house, 14.25ins (36.2cm) x 9.5ins (24.2cm), both unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


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Ito Takashi (1894-1982) - Woodcut in colours - Snow storm at Naganobo, 9.62ins (24.5cm) x 14.37ins (30.65cm), unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


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Ito Takashi (1894-1982) - Woodcut in colours - Snow storm over village, 14.37ins (36.5cm) x 9.75ins (24.8cm), and an unidentified woodblock in colours, seashore with moonlight and two figures, 9.12ins (23.2cm) x 14ins (35.5cm), both unframed

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Kawase Bunjiro Hasui (1883-1957) - Woodcut in colours - Mount Fuji, Narusawa, 9.5ins (24.1cm,) x 14.25ins (36.2cm), unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


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Shuho Yamakawa (1898-1944) - Woodcut in colours - Approaching snow (Yuki Moyoi), 14.25ins (36.2cm) x 9.5ins (24.1cm), unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


£1,000 - £1,500

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19th Century Japanese School - Pair of woodcuts in colours - Beautiful women, 14.25ins (36.2cm) x 9.5ins (24.2cm), unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


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Suzuki Harunobu (1724/25-1770) - Pair of woodcuts in colours - Woman reading and woman dressing her hair, both printed on a single piece of paper, 16ins (40.6cm) x 5.87ins (15cm), unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


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Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968) - Woodcut in colours - Self-portrait, 13.12ins (33.3cm) x 9.75ins (24.8cm), unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


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Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968) - Woodcut in colours - Portrait of young woman, 13.5ins (34.3cm) x 9.5ins (24.2cm), unframed
Provenance: From the collection of the late Sir Frank Houston Bowden, 3rd Baronet (1909-2001)


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Sencho (active 1818-1843) - Japanese woodblock print in colours - "Sugao Natsu No Fuji" - Full length portrait of a beauty, 13.5ins (34.2cm) x 9ins x (22.9cm), and Toyokuni I (1769-1825) - Woodblock - Kabuki actor - Onoie Baiko acting in a snow scene, 14.5ins (36.8cm) x 10.25ins (26cm), both framed and glazed
Provenance: Both from the Japanese Gallery, 66E Kensington Church Street, London W8


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A Large Japanese Scroll Painting, Early 20th Century, depicting a suit of Japanese armour, complete with signed tomobako (wood storage box), 82ins (208.28cm) x 26ins (66.04cm)

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A Pair of Framed Japanese Shibayama Panels, Meiji Period, inlaid with ivory, wood, bone and mother of pearl depicting two boys in rural scenes, 9ins x 6ins (22.86 x 15.24) each
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A Pair of Chinese Carved and Polished Hard Stone and Wood Panels, each with a vase and flower spray on stand and two lines of script, cased and glazed, 41ins (104.2cm) x 15.75ins (40cm) overall

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Lau Chun (born 1942 - Chinese/American) - Oil painting - "Island in the Sea" - Arctic landscape with geese in flight and stylised trees to foreground, signed in square seal mark to lower right corner and dated 1974, canvas 44ins x 72ins, in narrow silvered and ebonised frame

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Two Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Sleeve Vases, painted with objects within shaped reserve panels, and flowering branches, 13ins (33cm) high, with artemisia leaf mark to base, the other 13.25ins (33.6cm) high

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A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Spill Vase of Waisted Form, Kangxi Period, painted with a mountainous landscape and cherry blossom within two reserves of shaped outline, 6.75ins (17.1cm) high
Provenance: Mary and Peter White Collection, No. 237


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A Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Jar, painted with figures in two shaped reserve panels on a cracked ice ground with prunus blossom, four character mark in blue within concentric circle, 5.25ins (13.3cm) high

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A Chinese Porcelain Bowl, 18th Century, painted in blue, red and gilt with pavilions and islands, 10.5ins (26.7cm) x 4.5ins (11.4cm) high, a Chinese bowl enamelled in colours with figures in a landscape, 7.75ins (19.7cm) x 3.5ins (8.9cm) high, and seven other pieces of Chinese porcelain, various

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A Chinese Blue, White and Yellow Ground Porcelain Charger, 20th Century, decorated with a five claw dragon chasing the sacred pearl, six character mark, 14.5ins (36.8cm), diameter, and one other

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A Chinese Sancai Glazed Phoenix Head Pottery Ewer, probably Liao Dynasty, 10th/11th Century, 7ins (17.8cm) high

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A Pair of Chinese Stoneware Fu Lions, each modelled with a ball, the surface picked out in cold enamels, on rectangular bases, 5.75ins (14.6cm) high

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A Chinese Blanc de Chine Figure of the Seated Guan Yin, with He Chaozong mark within a double gourd to reverse, 7ins (17.8cm) high, with hardwood stand

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A Chinese Celadon Yuhuchunping Vase in Ming Style, carved with chrysanthemum, 13.5ins (34.3cm) high

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A Chinese Pale Celadon Crackle Glazed Vase, with underglazed blue Yon Gzheng mark to base, 4ins (10.1cm) high, with turned hardwood stand

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A Chinese Celadon Jar, the body and shoulder with carved decoration, 9.5ins (24.2cm) high, with hardwood stand

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A Chinese Celadon Barbed Dish, the centre carved with a phoenix design, 10.25ins (26cm) diameter

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A Chinese Celadon Dish, the centre with incised flower design, the rim with incised border, 12ins (30.5cm) diameter

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A Thai Celadon Bowl, incised with flower and leaf design, 10.75ins (27.3cm) diameter x 3.125ins (7.9cm) high

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A Japanese Kakiemon Porcelain Tripartite Dish, 19th Century, enamelled in typical colours with a dragon to the centre, the three shaped sides with flowering branches, the underside with three stylised leaf motifs in blue, 6.25ins (16cm) x 2.5ins (5.8cm) high

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A Japanese Carved Ivory Netsuke of a Tiger by Masatomo, 19th Century (Edo Period), the snarling beast standing on rock work, signed, 1.5ins (3.8cm) high
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A Japanese Carved Ivory Netsuke of a Monkey Trainer (Sarumawashi), 19th Century, the seated trainer with a standing monkey balancing on his right shoulder, signed, 2.75ins (7cm) high
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A Japanese Carved Ivory Netsuke of a Priest and Child (Karako) by Tomoshika, 18th Century (Edo Period), the standing priest with string of beads, the child at his left side, signed, 1.875ins (4.8cm) high
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A Japanese Carved Ivory Netsuke of a Seated Male Figure, 19th Century, holding an object in both hands, 1.875ins (4.8cm) high, and one other of an elderly woman and child, 1.75ins (4.4cm) high
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A Japanese Carved Ivory Netsuke of a Figure Holding a Drum, 19th Century, 1.5ins (3.8cm) high, and one other of a standing figure with furled umbrella, 2.5ins (6.3cm) high
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A Japanese Kagmibuta Netsuke, Meiji Period, the ebony bowl 45mm diameter, the dark shibuichi plate inlaid with a gold dragon amongst waves chasing the sacred pearl, engraved to the reverse with a prunus tree and signed Shiseido

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A Japanese Carved Ivory Okimono of a Standing Fisherman, Meiji, in the act of landing a carp, seal mark, 6.24ins (15.9cm) high
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A Collection of Japanese Netsuke and Sagemono, Meiji Period, comprising - a three section case inro carved with scholars within a landscape with coral ojime and ivory Okame mask, 80mm x 50mm, and three ivory netsuke depicting a Shi-Shi, unsigned, a farmer pounding rice, signed Ichigyoku, and an Okame mask, signed Kegetsu, late Edo/Meiji Period
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