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


Four Japanese Scrolls with Figures

Sei Shumpo, (1730-1781), Portraits of Chinese Sages, ink and colors on silk, calligraphic names, scroll with turned ivory dowel and wooden box; Iwao Kongo, Noh Performer, 20th century, ink on paper, artist signature and seal, scroll with wooden dowel and calligraphic box; Hara Zaichu, Scroll of Noh Dramas, 19th century, colored ink, scroll with ivory dowel and calligraphic box; Takuma, Amida Buddha, 1893, colored ink on silk with gold ground, poem and artist signature, scroll with detailed brass caps and calligraphic box; largest 13-1/4 x 143-1/4 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


overall foxing, toning, creases, discoloration to silk, adhesive residue, wear to backside of hanging mounts; Takuma example accompanied by artist authentication and Dawson's Bookshop receipt; Zaichu example accompanied by artist authentication

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

Internet Bidding

Have a Similar Item?

Consign With Us