Sunday, October 17, 2021 at 10:00am CST
LOT #150

Artwork Assortment

(11) undated items including a Japanese woodblock print, signed and having chop seal depicting a woman on the deck of a ship, double matted in a blue and gold-toned frame behind glass; a Japanese print on fabric, signed and having chop seal depicting a floral scene, white silk matted in a gold-toned frame behind glass; a Chinese print on fabric depicting (6) aristocratically-dressed female figures in an architectural structure, natural wood matted in a natural wood frame having black and red inner and outer edges behind glass; a small contemporary Asian print depicting (4) embossed and colored masks and (4) embossed characters having their English translations beneath them, matted in an intentionally distressed red and gold-toned frame behind glass; an Egyptian-style painting on papyrus depicting a scene from the after-life having Anubis, son of Osiris, escorting the deceased so their heart, currently inside a canopic jar, may be weighed against the feather of truth, to see which is heavier and thus determine whether the deceased may enter the after-life or have their heart devoured by the creature Ammit who is shown waiting eagerly under the scale while Osiris and his consorts look on, mounted on paper creating large margins in a gold-toned frame behind glass; and (6) offset lithograph reproductions depicting early hot air balloons and a diagram for a winged mechanical human flying machine, all double matted in uniformly sized dark-toned natural wood frames behind glass

Estimate: $200 - $300

Dimensions: Height: 12 3/8 inches, Width: 9 3/8 inches (sight - Japanese woodblock); Frame Height: 16 7/8 inches, Frame Width: 13 1/8 inches

Condition: Very Good to Good, creasing and water damage throughout the woodblock, small areas of wear to gold-toned portions of frame; spots of discoloration to white silk mat of floral, areas of distress and finish loss to frame; possible water damage to bottom edge of natural wood mat of figural, areas of heavy wear to raised edges of frame, especially lower right and left corners; multiple scuffs and nail marks to frame of papyrus exposing areas of natural wood core around all edges; scuffs and wear to frames of reproductions throughout, largest being a 3-inch scratch

Disclaimers: none examined outside of frames

Shipping: Quote Shipping

Sales Tax: Illinois (8.000%), Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

Approximate Sale Time: 12:13pm (America/Chicago)

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