May 16, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Four Japanese Scrolls, Cranes, Rabbits

After Kaiho Yusho, (1533-1615), Standing Crane, Sumi ink on paper, artist signature and seal, scroll with ivory dowel caps and calligraphic box; Shunzan, (1817-1880), Cranes on a Tree, 19th century, sumi ink on silk, poem with artist signature, scroll with wooden dowel and calligraphic box; After Kano Yasunobu Eishin, (1613-1684), Bamboo and Long Tailed Bird, sumi ink on paper, poem with artist signature and seal, scroll with ivory dowel caps and calligraphic box; After Sesshu, (1420-1506), Rabbits in Moonlight, sumi ink on paper, poem, artist signature, seal, scroll with wooden dowel and calligraphic box; largest 44-1/4 x 14 in.


This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.

Provenance:Dawson's Book Shop, Los Angeles, California; Dr. Lenoir C. Wright, Greensboro, North Carolina; The Weatherspoon Art Museum, sold to benefit the acquisitions fund


Single Crane with retouch, foxing; Double Crane example with foxing, creasing; Bamboo example with creasing, minor loss, surface dirt; Rabbit example with restoration, retouch

Estimate: $300 - $600
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