Dark purple kimono with overall jacquard woven pattern of chrysanthemums in dark brown, silver, and gold.
Artist Unknown, Japan
Silk crepe repp with interwoven brown and silver- and gold-colored synthetic metallic threads in the design of chrysanthemum blossoms. Lining is plain weave silk for upper half; purple for lower half and inner cuffs.
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silk crepe with interwoven brown and silver- and gold- coated threads
A skeleton chasing a woman who is holding on to a piece of clothing that she was wearing, while her bra is also being torn off of her body. The woman has a very scared look on her face as she is trying to get away.
A close up image of a small white blossom in the bottom left portion of the print. The bloom itself is a long and vertical flower growing on the ground, which is covered in dried leaves. The foreground and the flower are in focus, while the background is dark and out of focus.
Figures from Chinese History: The Taoist Luo Gongyuan
Paper mounted on aqua silk. There are three figures present in the image. The focal point is a cart full of fruit. There is calligraphy on the upper left hand side of the image, complete with two red seals. There is a Christies sticker on the bottom left corner of the mounting.
Early Stage of Proposal for General Mills Commission (Egyptian Beauty)
Heavily worked and reworked pencil drawing on large square of grid paper. Form is an ovoid shape with longitudinal and lateral lines, thinner than it is tall, fit into a rectangular box that represents the block of stone to be carved. At the bottom right of the sketched image, Highstein has noted the dimensions (7’ x 7’ x 2’) x 7. Seven blocks of granite at 2’ x 2’ x 7’ were meant to be stacked and carved into the proposed shape.
A stereoscope view made of wood and brass. It has a wooden stick handle that supports the viewer; which is made of a metal case with glass pieces that the viewer can look through. There are two cross shaped pieces of wood attached to the viewer; the horizontal piece of wood slides along the vertical piece, and has two brass holders for the stereoscope card.