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Check for portfolio Record Title Artist Physical Description Artist Life Dates Century Object Creation Date Accession Number Medium and Support Creation Place 2
Full Record: x-1955-sl-1.262/1955_1.262.JPG

Portrait of Princess Soto'ori

Tosa Mitsuoki

Hanging scroll. A female figure is sitting against a blank background. She wears multiple layers of kimono, her hair is black and long, and her face white. She is watching a spider, descending from ceiling; her arms are extending in front as if she is trying to catch it. A screen of white and brown fabric is on her right, and an oil ramp with flame is on the other side. Three rolls of paper are placed in front of her. There are the artist's signature and seal on the left lower corner.

The painting is mounted on light blue brocade with designs of auspicious characters and objects, including character “longevity,” treasures, and double gourds. The sides are made of golden brocade, but the gold foil is almost worn out.

Warm holes on the upper right side, some small stains and dark lines on the top and near the face of the figure. Two repaired damages on the lower right corner. Some warm holes on the mounting as well. The wooden scroll bar is black lacquered.

1617-1691

17th century

2nd half of 17th century

1955/1.262

Hanging scroll: ink and color on silk

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-2006-sl-2.68/2006_2.68.JPG

Nakamura Shikan IV

Kunichika Toyohara

1835-1900

19th century

1873

2006/2.68

color woodblock print on paper

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1968-sl-2.25/1968_2.25ALL.JPG

Orchids Room

Unge (Taigan)

Horizontally oriented. Begins with two large characters then a series of folliage imagery proceeded by calligraphy. Ink on paper, hand scroll.

1773-1850

19th century

1823

1968/2.25

handscroll, ink on paper

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-2006-sl-2.69/2006_2.69.JPG

Actor Kataoka Ichizô I as Sumo Wrestler Onigatake

Utagawa Hirosada (aka Sadahiro I)

c. 1826-1865

19th century

1848

2006/2.69

color woodblock print on paper

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1969-sl-2.90/1969_2.90.JPG

Camel

Utagawa Kuniyasu

This double-leaf print depicts two camels and accompanying foreign trainers or performers in fringed clothing, with ballooning pants and dark boots. Some of the performers play instruments, while others tend to the camels. Above both pages is writing by calligrapher Santô Kyôden describing the camels and their tour of Japan around 1821.

1794-1832

19th century

1824

1969/2.90

color woodblock print on paper

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1969-sl-2.91/1969_2.91.JPG

Camel

Utagawa Kuniyasu

This double-leaf print depicts two camels and accompanying foreign trainers or performers in fringed clothing, with ballooning pants and dark boots. Some of the performers play instruments, while others tend to the camels. Above both pages is writing by calligrapher Santô Kyôden describing the camels and their tour of Japan around 1821.

1794-1832

19th century

circa 1824?

1969/2.91

color woodblock print on paper

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-2011-sl-2.199.1/2011_2_199_1.JPG

Oban Triptych (Left Side) Iwai Kumesaburô III as Sakuramaru (??) in the play Sugawara denju tenarai kagami

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

A woodblock print of a figure hunched over holding swords. The figure's right arm is raised and feet are pointing in opposite directions. A purple robe with a white diamond pattern, trimmed in black, covers the lower portion of the figure. Red sleeves with a repeating flower pattern (pink with green centers) are center. A mat, light blue trim with black floral design, is towards the bottom right (to the figures left).

1797 - 1861

19th century

1849-1853

2011/2.199.1

woodblock print on paper

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-2011-sl-2.199.2/2011_2_199_2.JPG

Oban Triptych (Center) Bandô Hikosaburô IV as Fujiwara Shihei (???? ?) and Matsumoto Koshirô VI as Matsuômaru (???) in the play Sugawara denju tenarai kagami

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

A color woodblock print depicting a fight between two samurais. Included are captions in Japanese.

19th century

1849-1853

2011/2.199.2

woodblock print on paper

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-2011-sl-2.199.3/2011_2_199_3.JPG

Oban Triptych (Right Side) Sawamura Ujûrô II as Toneri Matsuômaru (???) in the play Sugawara denju tenarai kagami

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

One of a set of three Japanese woodblock prints. Depicts a samurai in preparation to fight, includeds captions in Japanese.

1797-1861

19th century

1849-1853

2011/2.199.3

woodblock print on paper

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1960-sl-1.162/1960_1.162.JPG

The Rat's Wedding

Utagawa Toyoharu

The majority of this print depicts a deep architectural setting. In front of the buildings a wedding procession takes place. Rats, in daimyo fashion, are celebrating.

1735-1814

19th century

late 18th century - early 19th century

1960/1.162

color woodblock print on paper

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1948-sl-1.173/1948_1.173.JPG

Courtesan and her retinue on an outing (part of triptych)

Utagawa Toyokuni I

An image of three older women and two young girls standing together outside of a building. The woman to the left wears a plain kimono of black stripes and a green obi. The two women in the center wear layered kimono of orange shades, with the woman on the right wearing star burst designs and the woman on the left wearing a fan and flower design. The two young girls also wear kimono of orange and a different style of star burst pattern. In the background is a scene of trees and a pond.

1769 - 1825

18th century

late 1780

1948/1.173

large full-color woodblock print (nishiki e) on paper, large-format (ôban), part of triptych

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Bando Hikozaburo

Utagawa Toyokuni I

1769 - 1825

19th century

circa 1810

2006/2.67

color woodblock print on paper

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-2010-sl-2.49/2010_2_49.JPG

Seated Woman

Utagawa Toyokuni III (Kunisada)

A woman in kimono sits with her sleeve to her mouth. The kimono is decorated with fall leaves, and she sits behind lacquwe tea ware. Above her are crest-like decorations in blue, backgrounding the open pages of a book.

1786-1864

19th century

1852

2010/2.49

color woodblock print on paper

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1964-sl-2.65/1964_2.65.JPG

Flowers and Grasses

Watanabe Shikô

Realistic flowers and grasses, painted with vivid colors on a hanging scroll.

1683-1755

18th century

1st half of 18th century

1964/2.65

hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-2006-sl-1.146a-m/2006_1.146.JPG

Armor and Helmet with Paulownia Crests

Workshop of Mitsusada

The armor is comprised of a round helmet with a neck protector and a crescent-moon shaped ornament; a mask with fake mustache; an upper-body protector with sleeves from waist down and paulownia crest in the middle; a thigh cover; two metal leg protectors; two arm and hand protectors. The suit is stored in a black lacquered box with the gold crest.

The helmet is made of red-painted metal lined with indigo-died cotton fabric and deer skin leather trim, which is attached to the metal helmet. The cotton is quilted with indigo-dyed cotton threads. There are two loops on side and one loop in the back, to hold a code for tying below the wearer’s chin. The code is indigo-dyed and then plaited; there are some fading areas. On the outside of helmet, the paulownia crest is on side flaps (to protect ears). There is a hole in the middle of the helmet for a head ornament. The metal leaves are interlaced with cotton strings. Ceremonial knots of yellow code on the back. It weights about 10 pounds.

The helmet ornament is in crescent moon shape and made of lacquered wood in gold color. There is a slot on the back to place the ornament in the helmet. The slot is nailed to the wood; it looks like a later creation.

The mask covers below the wearer’s eyes, ears, nose and mouth, and down to front neck. The upper part is made of metal; the neck is in metal pieces and cotton codes. The mustache is made of animal hair. The mouth has fake teeth painted with gold.

The arm and hand protectors are made of red-painted metal shell and silk fabric with small flower motifs lined with deerskin and indigo-dyed cotton fabric. The shell is consisted of small metal panels connected with chains. The hand protectors have three different crests. The protectors are tied with indigo dyed cotton codes on back.

The leg protectors are also made of red-painted metal with silk fabric lining. On the metal surface of each piece, there are the artist’s signature and seal.

The body is consisted of metal panels, lacquered with gold in design of peonies and vines. The family crest appears in the middle. Metal knots are in chrysanthemum design. Inside is lined with leather printed with lions and peonies. The shoulder pads are made of cotton quilt in tortoise shell design.

The apron for thighs is made of silk fabric quilt and metal panels. The metal panels protect thighs. The apron belt is made of cotton kasuri; the back is lined with indigo dyed cotton.

The thick belt for the body is made of padded silk fabric.

19th century

19th century

2006/1.146A-M

metal, lacquer, silk cords, and silk fabric

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.73/1963_2.73.JPG

Ceramic Sculpture

Yagi Kazuo

It is a long, rectangular unglazed ceramic piece, intended to be shown in horizontal position. Two thick slabs are connected with bridges inside. The front part has almost flat surface; there is a deep cut on the left side, in which mass of worm-like inner surface can be seen. The same surface is revealed in the middle, as well as on the right edge. The top of the slab has a several shallow holes and one deep cut, inside of which has worm-like surface, as explained above. There is also a dent on the top and on the right, from which worm-like mass seems to be coming out. Reddish shadows cast on left side, in the middle, and the right. There is a patch of clay on left side near the left cut. The bottom is flat.

1918 - 1979

20th century

circa 1958

1963/2.73

stoneware

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1970-sl-2.156/1970_2.156.JPG

Blossoming Prunus Branch, after Wang Yüan-chang (Wang Mien)

Yamamoto Baiitsu

The prunus branch depicted by Baiitsu makes use of the long vertical form provided by the hanging scroll format. The branch enters the visual field from the top right, and curves downward toward the bottom of the scroll. On either side of the branch are sections of calligraphic text.

1783-1856

19th century

1847

1970/2.156

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1986-sl-1.165/1986_1.165.JPG

Magpies and Hibiscus

Yamamoto Baiitsu

Two magpies rest among hibiscus flowers. “Boneless” washes for the hibiscus flowers are contrasted with ink outlines of bamboo.

1783-1856

early to mid-19th century

1831

1986/1.165

Hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1983-sl-1.397/1983_1.397.JPG

Noh Dancer as Empress Jingû with a Trout

Yamawaki Tôki

An masked Noh actor dressed as Empress Jingû is holds a catch of a river trout on a pole. The actor wears a brocade kimono with a floral scroll design, tucked into a stiffly starched pair of brocade trousers. His cloak is a green gauze silk with woven gold phoenix designs.

1777-1839

19th century

1831

1983/1.397

Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-2003-sl-1.391/2003_1.391.JPG

The Deva Idaten

Yamawaki Tôki

Idaten is depicted here, fierce, standing on clouds. His garments blow in the breeze, and a halo showing his power and godliness encircles his head.

1777-1839

19th century

circa 1800-1839

2003/1.391

ink, color and gold on silk

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.501/1954_1.501.JPG

Cylindrical tea caddy with temmoku glaze

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.501

stoneware with iron tenmoku glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.504/1954_1.504.JPG

Celadon bowl for tea sweets

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

19th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.504

porcelain with celadon glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.505/1954_1.505.JPG

Vase with bulging bottom, temmoku glaze

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.505

stoneware with mottled brown glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.514/1954_1.514.JPG

Vase, shaped like heishi jar, with spread base

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.514

porcelain with Hagi-style glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.489/1954_1.489-92.JPG

Tea cup (one of four; with 1954/1.490-492)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th to early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.489

porcelain with celadon glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.490/1954_1.489-92.JPG

Tea cup (one of four; with 1954/1.489 & 491-492)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.490

porcelain with celadon glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.491/1954_1.489-92.JPG

Tea cup (one of four; with 1954/1.489-490 & 492)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.491

porcelain with celadon glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.492/1954_1.489-92.JPG

Tea cup (one of four; with 1954/1.489-491)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.492

porcelain with celadon glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.515a-amp-amp-sem-b/1954_1.515.JPG

Mizusashi (cold water jar for the tea ceremony)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

20th century

circa 1893-1914

1954/1.515A&B

porcelain with celadon glaze and inlaid white slip design

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.493/1954_1.493.JPG

Teabowl, white glaze with overglaze copper painting of pine tree (with 1954/1.494)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.493

porcelain with Hagi-style glaze and copper overglaze painting

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.494/1954_1.494.JPG

Teabowl, white glaze with overglaze copper painting of pine tree (1 of 2)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.494

porcelain with Hagi-style glaze and copper overglaze painting

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.498/1954_1.498.JPG

Incense burner

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

20th century

circa 1880-1914

1954/1.498

porcelain with crackled glaze and white Kesshô overglaze painting

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.499/1954_1.499.JPG

Globular tea caddy

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

circa 1893-1914

1954/1.499

stoneware with iron tenmoku glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.500/1954_1.500.JPG

Bulbous tea caddy with "oil spot" temmoku glaze

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

circa 1893-1914

1954/1.500

stoneware with iron tenmoku glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.502/1954_1.502.JPG

White cylindrical tea caddy

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

late 19th–early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.502

Porcelain with clear glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.503/1954_1.503.JPG

Sencha pitcher with stamped dragonfly design (pair w/ 1954/1.512)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

circa 1893-1914

1954/1.503

porcelain with clear glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.508/1954_1.508.JPG

Miniature marbled celadon vase with tiny mouth

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.508

Porcelain with marbled celadon glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.509/1954_1.509.JPG

Miniature marbled celadon vase

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.509

Porcelain with marbled celadon glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.510/1954_1.510.JPG

Narrow-necked vase with crackled celadon glaze

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.510

stoneware with celadon glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.511/1954_1.511.JPG

Ovoid minature vase with black glaze

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.511

Stoneware with blue-black glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.512/1954_1.512OBV.JPG

White teapot with stamped dragonfly design (pair w/ 1954/1.503)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

circa 1893-1914

1954/1.512

porcelain with clear glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.516/1954_1.516.JPG

Incense container (kôro)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.516

Porcelain with pale blue glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.506/1954_1.506.JPG

Miniature Vase with Rabbit Design (1 of 2)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.506

porcelain with blue underglaze painting

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.507/1954_1.507.JPG

Miniature Vase with Rabbit Design (1 of 2)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.507

porcelain with blue underglaze painting

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.482/1954_1.482.JPG

Small four-lobed white bowl (mukôzuke; 1 of 8; with 1954/1.481 & 483-488)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.482

porcelain with clear glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.483/1954_1.483.JPG

Small four-lobed white bowl (mukôzuke; 1 of 8; with 1954/1.481-482 & 484-488)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.483

Porcelain with clear glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.484/1954_1.484.JPG

Small four-lobed white bowl (mukôzuke; 1 of 8; with 1954/1.481-483 & 485-488)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.484

Porcelain with clear glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.485/1954_1.485.JPG

Small four-lobed white bowl (mukôzuke; 1 of 8; with 1954/1.481-484 & 486-488)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.485

porcelain with clear glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.486/1954_1.486.JPG

Small four-lobed white bowl (mukôzuke; 1 of 8; with 1954/1.481-485 & 487-488)

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.486

porcelain with clear glaze

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)

Full Record: x-1954-sl-1.513/1954_1.513.JPG

Rectangular covered box with hand-painted chrysanthemum painting

Seifû Yohei III

1854-1914

Late 19th-early 20th century

1880s-1914

1954/1.513

Porcelain with crackled clear glaze and overglaze white and iron slip painting

rank 5.68483

Japan (nation)