23 juillet 2014

A bronze articulated model of a beetle, Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Watanabe

A bronze articulated model of a beetle, Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Watanabe. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The beetle constructed of numerous parts joined together, the neck and limbs move, finely finished with brown patina, the details of the body incised; signature on underside; 6in. (15.2cm.) long. Estimation USD 4,000 - 6,000 Generally in very good overall condition for its age. Christie's. Japanese Art: Meiji Period Magnificence -https://onlineonly.christies.com/
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23 juillet 2014

A bronze articulated model of a crab, Meiji period (late 19th century)

A bronze articulated model of a crab, Meiji period (late 19th century). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The crab constructed of numerous parts joined together, the claws open and the limbs move; the details of the shell and body finely incised; 9in. (22.9cm.) long. Estimation USD 3,000 - 4,000 Generally in very good overall condition for the age except some minor wear. Christie's. Japanese Art: Meiji Period Magnificence -https://onlineonly.christies.com/
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23 juillet 2014

A small lacquer box, Meiji period (late 19th century)

A small lacquer box, Meiji period (late 19th century). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Decorated in gold and colored lacquer hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, kirikane and inlaid mother-of-pearl and various stones; fitted with a gourd-shaped tray, rims silver; 3½in. (8.9cm.) long. Estimation USD 2,500 - 3,000 Generally in good overall condition for its age except the following:-The lid slightely warp.-A spot with surface wear. Christie's. Japanese Art: Meiji Period Magnificence -https://onlineonly.christies.com/
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23 juillet 2014

A set of lacquer hair ornaments, Meiji period (late 19th century), each signed Taishin (Ikeda Taishin; 1825-1903)

A set of lacquer hair ornaments, Meiji period (late 19th century), each signed Taishin (Ikeda Taishin; 1825-1903). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Decorated in gold and black togidashi, takamaki-e and hiramaki-e with autumn leaves and a stream. Comb: 3 3/8in. (8.6cm.) wide; hairpin: 6in. (15.2cm.) long (2). Estimation USD 3,000 - 4,000 Generally in very good overall condition for its age of the pieces. Christie's. Japanese Art: Meiji Period Magnificence -https://onlineonly.christies.com/
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23 juillet 2014

A cloisonné enamel tray, Meiji period (late 19th century), attributed to the workshop of Namikawa Sosuke (1847-1910)

A cloisonné enamel tray, Meiji period (late 19th century), attributed to the workshop of Namikawa Sosuke (1847-1910). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The lobed tray decorated after a design by Watanabe Seitei (1851-1918) in silver wires and partly in wireless (musen) enamels with a pair of geese on a pale gray ground, signed Seitei and sealed; 10¾in. (27.3cm.) diameter. Estimation USD 10,000 - 15,000 Generally in good overall condition for its age except some very minor surface wear. Provenance: From a Private... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2014

A cloisonné enamel tray, Meiji period (late 19th century), sealed Sakigake (Workshop of Namikawa Sosuke; 1847-1910)

A cloisonné enamel tray, Meiji period (late 19th century), sealed Sakigake (Workshop of Namikawa Sosuke; 1847-1910). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The lobed tray decorated after a design by Watanabe Seitei (1851-1918), in gold and silver wires and partly in wireless (musen) enamels with a quail, bracken and blue orchid branch on a pale gray ground changing to orange at the top, signed Seitei and sealed; inlaid seal mark on reverse; 10¾in. (27.3cm.) diameter. Estimation: USD 20,000 - 30,000 Generally in excellent overall... [Lire la suite]


19 juillet 2014

Tea Bowl with a design of a fence and distant mountains; named ‘Yamaji’, Shino type, Mino ware,Momoyama period, 16th century

Tea Bowl with a design of a fence and distant mountains; named ‘Yamaji’, Shino type, Mino ware,Momoyama period, 16th century. Stoneware with underglaze iron decoration. H.10.3 MD.13.6×12.0 BD.5.7 ©2014 MOA MUSEUM OF ART
19 juillet 2014

Tea Bowl, named ‘Ayame’, Raku ware, By Chojiro, Momoyama period, 16th century

Tea Bowl, named ‘Ayame’, Raku ware, By Chojiro, Momoyama period, 16th century. H.8.9 MD.10.2 BD.4.6 ©2014 MOA MUSEUM OF ART Raku tea bowls made by Chōjirō reflect the ideals of Sen-no-Rikyū and have features that are truly Japanese in character. This piece, named Ayame, is a masterpiece by Chōjirō. The matte black glaze covering the entire bowl has spots of a blackish-brown hue called kase, giving the bowl a quiet refinement. The mouth rim bends inward and the body has a slight groove around the waist. The bowl is said to have been... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2014

Tea Bowl, named ‘Hatsushigure’, Shigaraki ware, Momoyama period, late 16th - early 17th century

Tea Bowl, named ‘Hatsushigure’, Shigaraki ware, Momoyama period, late 16th - early 17th century. Stoneware with natural ash glaze. H.8.8 MD.13.0×11.9 BD.7.0×6.3 ©2014 MOA MUSEUM OF ART This bowl, coated with an overlay of clay and fired, has burnt to a dark purplish brown color, with reddish yellow ash glaze partially covering the body and the foot creating a beautiful scenery, from which the bowl has been named "Hatsushigure", meaning the first wintry shower. The bowl featuring a misshapen trianglar mouth, a body with a dent on... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2014

Tea Bowl, named ‘Waraya’, Setoguro (black Seto) type, Mino ware, Momoyama period, 16th century

Tea Bowl, named ‘Waraya’, Setoguro (black Seto) type, Mino ware, Momoyama period, 16th century. Stoneware with black glaze. H.9.7 MD.12.2 BD.5.2 ©2014 MOA MUSEUM OF ART
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