12 décembre 2017

Importante et très grande sculpture en bois peint figurant un moine portant une robe noire assis et portant un rosaire à la main

Lot 197. Importante et très grande sculpture en bois peint figurant un moine portant une robe noire assis et portant un rosaire à la main. H. : 112 cm; l. : 79,5 cm; Prof. : 56 cm. Estimation : 65 000 € / 85 000 €. Courtesy Boisgirard Antonini Paris A l'origine, le moine était assis sur une chaise et ses chaussures étaient possiblement positionnées devant lui. On voit souvent cette pose sur les peintures de patriarches et de moines de haut-rang. La statue d’un moine dans cette position est plus rare car ceux-ci... [Lire la suite]
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06 décembre 2017

A porcelain dish, Nabeshima Ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari City), Late 17th - early 18th century

Lot 97. A porcelain dish, Nabeshima Ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari City), Late 17th - early 18th century; 14.8 cm. diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The circular dish on a high ring foot, decorated in iron red on underglaze blue with falling cherry blossoms, three wicker baskets and seigaiha [stylised waves], the reverse with threehana-karakusa [Chinese style flowers with scrolling foliage], the ring foot with comb... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2017

A large Arita dish with the monogram of the VOC [Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie], Edo period, late 17th century

Lot 87. A large Arita dish with the monogram of the VOC [Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie], Edo period, late 17th century; 38.5 cm. diam. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000. Price realised GBP 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The shallow dish decorated in underglaze blue with the central roundel containing the initials of the Dutch East India Company, VOC [Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie], surrounded by two ho-o birds amongst pomegranate and camellia, the six radiating border... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2017

A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period, Late 17th - early 18th century

Lot 94. A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period, Late 17th - early 18th century; 20.3 cm. diam. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The circular dish on a high ring foot, decorated in iron red and yellow enamel on underglaze blue with camellia blossoms strung on a thread, the reverse with three tasselled coin clusters, the ring foot with comb design Note: For similar examples,... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2017

A Yoshidaya Kutani dish, Fuku mark, Edo period, 19th century

Lot 100. A Yoshidaya Kutani dish, Fuku mark, Edo period, 19th century; 24.8 cm. diam. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Decorated in green, yellow, blue, aubergine, and black enamels with hydrangea flowers against geometric designs, the reverse with scrolling foliage, pine needles inside the foot ring. Christie's. Art of Japan, 5 December 2017, London  
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06 décembre 2017

A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (Late 17th - early 18th century)

Lot 95. A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (Late 17th - early 18th century); 20.3 cm. diam. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The circular dish on a high ring foot, decorated in iron red and yellow enamel on underglaze blue with camellia blossoms strung on a thread, the reverse with three tasselled coin clusters, the ring foot with comb design Note: For similar examples,... [Lire la suite]

06 décembre 2017

Maruyama Okyo (1733-1795), Ferocious Tiger (Mouko zu)

Lot 102. Maruyama Okyo (1733-1795), Ferocious Tiger (Mouko zu). Hanging scroll, ink and colour on silk, signed and dated Meiwa kinototori aki hachigatsu Heian Senryo [Meiwa 2 (1765), August], sealed Heian jininshijichukin and Senryo, 35.8 x 47.5 cm. (painting only), 131 x 63.5 cm. (including silk and brocade mount). Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 70,000. Price realised GBP 175,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Duke Matsukata (Matsukata... [Lire la suite]
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02 novembre 2017

A blue-laced armor with a do-maru

Lot 481. A blue-laced armor with a do-maru. The helmet bowl Muromachi period (1333-1573), 16th century, the armor Edo period (1615-1868), 19th century. Sold for US$ 27,500 (€23,615). Photo: Bonhams. The component parts all decorated in black, textured leather and laced in blue with purple and orange highlights, the 16-plate russet-iron suji bachi decorated in kata-jiro style with gilt-metal shinodare extending down from the four-stage tehen kanamono, the surfaces carved with... [Lire la suite]
02 novembre 2017

A fine armor with a Myochin helmet

Lot 482. A fine armor with a Myochin helmet. The helmet by Myochin Katsuie, Muromachi period (1333-1573), 16th century, the armor Edo period (1615-1868), 18th century. Sold for US$ 37,500 (€32,202). Photo: Bonhams. The black-lacquer nerikawa armor laced in green with white and orange highlights and comprising a finely mounted 32-plate hoshi kabuto lacquered black and fitted with a five-stage gilt-copper and shakudochrysanthemum tehen kanamono, the mabizashi and the... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2017

Gregg Baker Asian Art at TEFAF New York Fall 2017

A pair of six-fold paper screens, Japan, Edo period, 18th century. Ink and colour on a gold ground with take (bamboo), 170.5 x 377 cm (67.3 x 148.5 in.). © Gregg Baker Asian Art The right hand screen represents summer with new bamboo shoots growing amongst the tall bamboo stalks, and the left hand screen with a dusting of snow on the leaves of the bamboo and on the ground portrays winter.Take (bamboo) represents strength, vitality and survival through adversity due to its delicate structure that bends in... [Lire la suite]
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