A Thai Bencharong porcelain footed dish with its interior basin decorated by white flowers in famille-rose enamels against a blue background. It has a scalloped edge that is a pinkish-orange and a green exterior. Dimensions: diameter: 4 3/4," height: 2 1/8".
A Thai Bencharong porcelain footed dish with its interior basin decorated by yellow, red, blue and green foliage and butterfly in famille-rose enamels against a white background. It has a scalloped edge and a green, shinny exterior. Dimensions: diameter: 4 3/4," height: 1 3/4".
A pastoral scene with Bennington lake in the background and golden stalks of wheat in the foreground. There are darker, rolling hills behind the lake which are offset by the bright blue sky. Framed: 39 3/4" x 28". http://www.willow-wallawalla.com/artists/leslie-williams-cain/, http://www.davidsongalleries.com/artists/cain/cain.php
Japanese painting in ink and colors on silk, mounted as a hanging scroll. It depicts two small birds between two oak twigs in autumn. The piece is signed and stamped by the artist's seal. Dimensions: entire scroll 46 1/2" x 21 1/8," painted image 13 3/8" x 16 1/2".
Several stylized black birds fly on a background on gray and blue. Two parallel striation marks cut across the entire print to indicate this it was printed after the artist himself discarded the printing plate by the Collector's Guild. Sight: 17 1/2" x 13 1/2". http://www.georgesbraque.org/
An old, white, rundown diner sits on the corner of the street with brick buildings around it and a leafless tree in the background on the left. The piece is signed and dated in the lower right and print number 223/250. Sight: 22" x 30". http://www.johnbaeder.com/Main.htm, http://www.londonartsgroup.com/Artist-Detail.cfm?ArtistsID=361
A black and white composition of a shingled house with a trailer in front of it with trees in the background. The piece is signed and dated in the lower right and print number 121/200. Sight: 22" x 30". http://www.johnbaeder.com/Main.htm, http://www.londonartsgroup.com/Artist-Detail.cfm?ArtistsID=361
A Japanese painting in ink on paper, mounted as a hanging scroll. It depicts a small boat approaching a point of land with two large, distant, mountain peaks in the background in haboku style. The piece is signed and stamped with two seals of the artist. Dimensions: 55" x 13 1/2."
Robot-like figures bridge a gap between two buildings, on a dark background. On the roof of each building are stiffed chairs and TV sets. The piece is signed and dated in the lower right and print number 17/51. Framed: 15" x 20". http://www.brianpaulsenart.com/
Green farmland scene with wooden fencing and large green trees with a blue sky and white clouds overhead. Sight: 13 3/4" x 18 1/2". http://www.fineoldart.com/browse_by_essay.html?essay=303, http://www.questroyalfineart.com/artist/william-stanley-haseltine and for more about the location see: http://www.myswitzerland.com/en/destinations/holiday-destinations-in-switzerland/brunnen.html.
This puppet head has large, fierce eyes that move and cross, eyebrows that can go up and down, and its hair is pulled into three messy topknots. This puppet would play the role of Yuranosuke. Dimensions: 16" x 7 1/2" x 5 1/2". For more information about Bunraku puppets see: http://www2.ntj.jac.go.jp/unesco/bunraku/en/.Two other valuable resources published by Whitman College discussing its collection of Bunraku puppets include "The Doll Theatre: Bunraku Puppets in the Whitman Collection" (1995) and "Moveable Mysteries: The Immortality of Bunraku Puppet Theatre" (2009). See the Sheehan Gallery website to purchase either text.
A thin, black dragon dances on a background of yellow and black with orange, circular highlights on his feet, tail, nose, and whiskers. The piece is signed and dated in the lower right, titled in the lower left, and print number 13/15. Sight: 12" x 18".
A green and white dragon with stippled and hatched scales swoops over a small town and blows fire from its mouth. The piece is signed and dated in the lower right and print number 7/77. Sight: 11" x 14 3/4".