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Ryoji Koie (b.1938), A six-fold paper screen painted in ink on a hakura (silk on gold) ground with the characters “1, 2, 3” and abstract calligraphy; Dimensions: H. 68" x W. 150" (172.5cm x 381cm); Signed: Ryoji Koie; Seal: Ryoji Koie, Japan, 21st century Heisei 23 (2011)Gregg Baker Asian Art at TEFAF 2016. © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Works by the artist can be found in the collections of: Victoria and Albert Museum, London; New South Wales Art Gallery, Australia; Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art; Idemitsu Museum; Kyung Sung University Museum, Pusan; Metropolitan Museum of Art, Seoul; Musée Ariana, Geneva; Museo internazionale delle Ceramiche, Faenza, Italy; Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu; Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires; The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; National Gallery of Victoria, Australia; River Retreat Garaku, Toyama; Seoul Museum of Art; Tokoname City Hall, Aichi; Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art.

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Ryoji Koie (b.1938), A six-fold paper screen painted in ink on a hakura (silk on gold) ground with abstract calligraphy “autumn leaves”. Dimensions: H. 68" x W. 150" (172.5cm x 381cm). Signed: Ryoji Koie. Seal: Ryoji Koie, Japan 21st century Heisei 23 (2011). Gregg Baker Asian Art at TEFAF 2016. © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Works by the artist can be found in the collections of: Victoria and Albert Museum, London; New South Wales Art Gallery, Australia; Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art; Idemitsu Museum; Kyung Sung University Museum, Pusan; Metropolitan Museum of Art, Seoul; Musée Ariana, Geneva; Museo internazionale delle Ceramiche, Faenza, Italy; Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu; Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires; The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; National Gallery of Victoria, Australia; River Retreat Garaku, Toyama; Seoul Museum of Art; Tokoname City Hall, Aichi; Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum of Art.

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A pair of six-fold paper screens painted in ink and colour on a gold ground with red and white kiku (chrysanthemum), autumn flowers and a bamboo trellis next to rocks; a body of deep blue water can be glimpsed at the edge of the right hand screen. The golden clouds and white kiku are rendered in moriage (raised design). Paper, ink, colour. Dimensions: H. 68" x W. 151½" (172.5cm x 384.5cm), Japan, 17th century, Momoyama periodGregg Baker Asian Art at TEFAF 2016. © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

For a pair of six-fold screens with a similar subject matter in the collection of the Tokyo National Museum see: Kano Eitoku, Momoyama Painter Extraordinaire, p.194-195, pl.57 and for a similar pair of two-fold screens by Kano Eitoku in the collection of the Imperial Household Agency, Tokyo see: Nihon Byōbu E Shyūsei, Vol.7 Kachō ga, Plants and Flowers of the Four Seasons, p.18-19, pl. 4-5

Provenance: Prov. Private collection Karizawa Nagano Ken, Japan.

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Jizō Bosatsu standing on a lotus base. Carved wood. Height figure 59.5 cm. Height incl. stand 77.5 cm. Japan, Heian period, 9th centuryGregg Baker Asian Art at TEFAF 2016. © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015

Gregg Baker Asian Art (stand 260)Directors: Barbara Gorzelska, Annika MacFarlane

Established in Mayfair in 1985, the gallery is now located on Kensington Church Street, London, long established as a centre of art and antiques and attracting buyers from all over the world. 

The gallery focuses on antique Japanese paper screens with the largest stock in Europe. Our works of art range from metalwork, in the form of flower vessels and sculpture, to lacquer ware, cloisonné, scrolls, scholar’s objects and Buddhist sculpture not only from Japan but also selected works from China and Korea. 

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