Tokyo: Meiji 34 - Shōwa 21. [1901- 1946]. Stock ID #163491
Album containing 23 pages with calligraphy or ink paintings, some double page, some tipped-in or loosely inserted. Although ther are many blank leaves in this album the works included excluding the inserted works, have are of good artistic quality. Accordion album, patterned cloth boards, paper title label a little insect damaged. 25.5 x 20cm. Very good. Among the artists who contributed to this album, Iwaya Ichiroku 巌谷一六 is the best known and his work is quite sort after.
These works in this album are:
Title calligraphy by Iwaya Ichiroku 巌谷一六 (1834-1905, dated 1901)
Chrysanthemum by Un[?] 雲｛?] (in colour, dated 1920)
Plum by Seihō Sanjin 晴峰山人 (possibly Kimata Seihō 木股晴峰)
Horse by Geppō 月峰
Waka poem celebrating the enthronement of Emperor Taishō (1915) by Songi 存義. Tipped-in to the album.
Chinese-style poem by Yamada Kokō 山田古香 (1852-1935-?, dated 1926) Yamada Kokō was a calligrapher active in Kyoto.
Bamboo and rocks by Kubota Ōkoku 久保田翁谷 waka poem by Yakumo 八雲
Flowers by Kōun 耕雲(in colour, Kōun is probably Yamada Kōun 山田耕雲, 1878-1956) and Tesshitsu 銕膝.
The paintings and calligraphic works inserted in this album:
Egg plant, grapes, and persimmons by Kanjō 觀城 (dated 1946)
Waka poems by an anonymous writer
Chinese-style poem by Ko[han?] 湖[畔?]
An inserted note reads "Hirohashi Tariho wrote." Hirohashi Tariho 広橋足穂 was a calligrapher active in Niigata in the late 19th century. This note was written by Hirohashi Tariho himself, but there is no work by him in this album. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 163491).
Price: $375.00 AU