18 avril 2016

A Hanaito odoshi nimai-do gusoku (blue and purple laced two-piece cuirass armor), Edo period, 17th century

Lot 64. A Hanaito odoshi nimai-do gusoku (blue and purple laced two-piece cuirass armor), Edo period, 17th century, helmet signed Soshu ju Ietsugu saku. Estimate $10,000 - $20,000. Price Realized $17,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The armor comprising: Helmet [kabuto]: a forty-two plate russet iron sujibachi (ridged helmet) with gilt fukurin (edging), each plate with fifteen zaboshi ('rounded rivets seated on floral washers), three... [Lire la suite]

18 avril 2016

A blue-laced nimaido gusoku (armor), Edo period, 19th century

Lot 65. A blue-laced nimaido gusoku (armor), Edo period, 19th century. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realized $43,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The armor comprising:Helmet [kabuto]: a russet iron ichimai kabuto (single sheet helmet) with embossed hachimanza (decorative component at the apex of the helmet bowl) and shinodare (arrow-shaped decorative strips), wide mabi-sashi (peak) with three large round rivets, the maedate (forecrest) of a gilt circle... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2016

An iroiro odoshi ni-mai do gusoku (variegated lacing two-piece cuirass armor), Edo period (17th century)

Lot 66. An iroiro odoshi ni-mai do gusoku (variegated lacing two-piece cuirass armor), Edo period, 17th century. Estimate $100,000 - $150,000. Price Realized $137,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The armor comprising:Helmet [kabuto]: black lacquered sixty-two plate suji bachi (ridged helmet) with signature Nobuie saku, and kao(personal emblem), with date Tenbun sannen sangatsu kichijitsu (an auspicious day in 1534), with gilt shinodare (four sets of pendant arrow shaped... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2016

A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (1680-1720)

Lot 32. A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (1680-1720). Estimate $50,000 - $70,000. Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The circular dish on raised foot, decorated in underglaze-blue and polychrome enamels with water hollyhocks, underside with three tasseled coin clusters and comb-tooth band around the foot; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diameter. With wood box. Note: Americans have long appreciated the fawless glaze and stunning designs of... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2016

A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (1680-1720)

Lot 31. A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (1680-1720). Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $16,250. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The circular dish on raised foot, decorated in underglaze-blue and polychrome enamels with water-weed and a flowing stream, underside undecorated; 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) diameter. With wood box Provenance: Kochukyo Co., Ltd, Tokyo, acquired 15th October 1966 Christie's. AN INQUIRING MIND: AMERICAN COLLECTING... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2016

A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (1680-1720)

Lot 30. A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (1680-1720). Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Price Realized $11,875. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The circular dish on raised foot, decorated in underglaze-blue and celadon glaze with a branch of camellia, underside with three flower sprays and a comb-tooth band around the foot; 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) diameter. With wood box Provenance: Kochukyo Co., Ltd, Tokyo, acquired 15th October 1966 Christie's. AN... [Lire la suite]

18 avril 2016

Makino Baisen (? - 1860), Whales and hunting boats

Lot 21. Makino Baisen (? - 1860), Whales and hunting boats. Each sealed Baisen and Masaoki. Estimate $40,000 - $60,000. Price Realized $137,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Pair of six-panel screens; ink, color and gold flecks on paper; 62 ¾ x 155 ¾ in. (159.4 x 395.7 cm.) each Provenance: Private Collection, Akita Prefecture, Japan Note: The depiction of whale is extremely rare in Japanese art and not so many examples are known.  The renown print artist from the same... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2016

Anonymous (17th century), Stable with fine horses

Lot 20. Anonymous (17th century), Stable with fine horses. Estimate $60,000 - $80,000. Price Realized $75,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Twelve paintings mounted as a pair of six-panel screens; ink, color and gold flecks on paper; 52 x 19 ¾ in. (132.1 x 50.2 cm.) each approx. Note: Twelve prized steeds are on display, tethered in the immaculate equestrian wing of a samurai household. These horses are presented as public icons of the wealth and power of their owner, a member of Japan's newly important... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2016

Studio of Tawaraya Sotatsu (17th Century), Grasses and flowers

Lot 19. Studio of Tawaraya Sotatsu (17th Century), Grasses and flowers. Sealed I'nen. Estimate $70,000 - $90,000. Price Realized $93,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Two-panel screen; ink, color, gold and gold leaf on paper; 59 x 63 ¾ in. (150 x 162 cm.) Literature: Tawaraya Sotatsu to sono nagare - Sotatsukai hossoku kujyunen kinen tokubetsu ten (Tawaraya Sotatsu and his school: Special exhibition commemorating the 90th year anniversary of the Sotatsu Association (Kanazawa: Nakamura... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2016

A sujibachi kabuto (ridged helmet), Edo period, 17th century

Lot 61. A sujibachi kabuto (ridged helmet), Edo period, 17th century. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. A twelve plate russet iron sujibachi (ridged helmet) with gilt fukurin(edging), niho-jiro (three decorative gilt pendant arrow-shapes to front, two to rear), four tier hachimanza (decorative surround to aperture at crown), four hibiki-no-ana (archaic holes adjacent to protruding rivets with vestiges of braid),... [Lire la suite]
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