15 août 2018

A Wood Sculpture of Jizo Bosatsu, Kamakura Period, 14th century

Lot 63. A Wood Sculpture of Jizo Bosatsu, Kamakura Period, 14th century; 118cm. high (including stand). Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 40,000. Price realised GBP 229,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Carved and assembled from cyprus wood, of hollow construction (Yosegi-zukuri), holding the hoju [treasure jewel] and shakujo [staff], applied with coloured pigments, on wood stand carved as a lotus flower. Note: Jizo Bosatsu (the Bodhisattva Ksitigarbha) a merciful figure who alone among... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2018

An Incense Box [Kogo] Mounted as an Inro, Momoyama Period, 16th-17th century

Lot 35. An Incense Box [Kogo] Mounted as an Inro, Momoyama Period, 16th-17th century; 7.5cm. diam. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000. Price realised GBP 3,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The circular box and cover decorated in gold, black and red hiramaki-e and takamaki-eand inlaid in carved ivory, stained ivory, coral, pewter, silver and mother-of-pearl with a pavillion in a rocky landscape with a waterfall and ducks, small mother-of-pearl sliding doors opening to reveal two Chinese figures, the... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2018

A Three-Case Inro, signed Hidari Issan, Edo Period, 19th century

Lot 185. A Three-Case Inro, signed Hidari Issan, Edo Period, 19th century; 8.5cm. long. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 5,000. Price realised GBP 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Finely carved as a tortoise, with netsuke and ojime similarly carved as tortoises, the netsuke signed Komin and kakihan, the ojime signed Masanao. Christie's. Japanese Art & Design Including Arts of The Samurai, London, South Kensington, 9 November 2011  
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15 août 2018

A Four-Case Inro, signed Kanshosai and kakihan, Edo Period, 19th century

Lot 109. A Four-Case Inro, signed Kanshosai and kakihan, Edo Period, 19th century; 7.7cm. high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Decorated in gold and carved red takamaki-e on a black ground with a parrot on a perch, the reverse with two pheasants in a pine tree. Provenance: Scott Meredith Collection Christie's. Japanese Art & Design Including Arts of The Samurai, London, South Kensington, 9 November 2011
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15 août 2018

A Four-Case Inro, signed Yasuyuki, Meiji Period; late 19th century

Lot 200. A Four-Case Inro, signed Yasuyuki, Meiji Period; late 19th century; 9.3cm. high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000. Price realised GBP 4,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Inlaid in Shibayama style on a kinji ground with birds amongst blossoming cherry branches, nashiji interiors and risers. Christie's. Japanese Art & Design Including Arts of The Samurai, London, South Kensington, 9 November 2011
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15 août 2018

A Four-Case Inro, signed Soetsu and kakihan, Edo Period, 17th century

Lot 50. A Four-Case Inro, signed Soetsu and kakihan, Edo Period, 17th century; 6.2cm. high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000. Price realised GBP 4,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Decorated in gold, silver and red hiramaki-e, takamaki-e and hirame and inlaid in pewter and mother-of-pearl on a black ground with a hat lying on the ground beside a farmers straw hut, the reverse with a sickle amongst cut grasses, nashiji interiors and risers. Christie's. Japanese Art & Design Including... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2018

A Five-Case Inro, signed on a gold tablet Takase, Edo Period, 19th century

Lot 201. A Five-Case Inro, signed on a gold tablet Takase, Edo Period, 19th century; ; 9.2cm. high. Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 9,000. Price realised GBP 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Decorated in gold hiramaki-e, gyobu nashiji and silver inlay with gilt details on a polished black ground with a dragon and two aoi mon Christie's. Japanese Art & Design Including Arts of The Samurai, London, South Kensington, 9 November 2011
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08 août 2018

Three-case inro with dragon and cloud design, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Three-case inro with dragon and cloud design, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century. Carved and stained boxwood; interiors of compartments black lacquer. Overall: 8 x 5.4 x 2.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/8 x 1 in.), William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 11.23750a. © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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08 août 2018

Three-case inro in the form of a tortoise, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Three-case inro in the form of a tortoise, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century. Carved and stained boxwood; eyes inlaid in horn; interiors of compartments black lacquer. Overall: 9.2 x 6 x 2.9 cm (3 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.). William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 11.23751a. © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
08 août 2018

Four-case inro with design of ho-o and kirin, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Four-case inro with design of ho-o and kirin, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century. Carved boxwood; eyes inlaid in gilt metal and horn. Overall: 8.2 x 5.3 x 2.7 cm (3 1/4 x 2 1/16 x 1 1/16 in.). William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 11.23752a. © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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