24 février 2015

Rare 14th century ceramic flask leads the Bonhams Fine Japanese & Korean Works of Art Sale

A large and rare Ko-Seto heishi (flask), Kamakura period (early 14th century), 12 1/16in (30.5cm) high. Est. $225,000-300,000. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams presents Fine Japanese & Korean Works of Art on March 18, an auction that will place superb examples of classic Japanese art, Meiji era craftsmanship and a much anticipated private collection of Korean works on the auction block. The rarest item on offer is an early 14th century large Japanese Ko-Seto heishi (flask) that is expected to fetch between... [Lire la suite]

23 février 2015

Clark Art Institute Acquires Japanese Woodblock Prints Collection

Kawase Hasui (Japanese, 1883-1957), Snow at Kiyomizu Hall, Ueno, 1929. Clark Art Institute. Gift of the Rodbell Family Collection. 2014.16.28. WILIAMSTOWN , Massachusetts - The Clark Art Institute has announced the gift of sixty-three Japanese color woodblock prints dating from 1832 to 1971. The gift comes from long-time Clark docent Adele Rodbell of Richmond, Massachusetts. The Rodbell Family Collection enhances the Clark’s current holdings of Japanese prints and provides new exhibition opportunities as well as insights... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2015

Metropolitan explores the history of the museum’s collection of Japanese art

Attributed to Kodenji Hayashi (Japanese, Nagoya 1831–1915), O-daiko, ca. 1873. Wood, metal, cloisonné, hide, silk, padding. H. of drum 48.3 cm (19 in.), Diam. 55.88 cm (22 in.), H. of stand 73.7 cm (29 in.); The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889. Photo: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York NEW YORK, NY.- The 100th anniversary in 2015 of the Department of Asian Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers an ideal opportunity to explore the history of the Museum’s collection of Japanese art. Showcasing... [Lire la suite]
10 août 2014

Prized Kimonos on display at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

  Ichimaru's Homongi with Fans. Paste-resist dyeing, gold leaf stenciling, small touches of gold embroidery, silk crepe  Image courtesy of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria VICTORIA.- Even the untrained eye can see kimonos are great works of art, but to the trained eye, each kimono tells a story. This summer, two exhibitions at The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria showcase dozens of historical kimonos and tell their fascinating stories.  From Geisha to Diva: The Kimonos of Ichimaru returns to Victoria after... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2014

Japanese "Still life" color woodcuts of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Wind Flowers in a porcelain bowl, Yashima Gakutei, Rokujuen, 1810 - 1819, color woodcut; line block in black with color blocks; metal pigments, h 211mm × 186mm. Bequest of JA Bierens de Haan, Amsterdam,  1958. RP-P-1958-422. The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. © The Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. A lacquered bowl, Kubota Shunman, Shukumendô, c. 1810 - c. 1820, color woodcut; embossing; line block in black with color blocks; metal pigments, h 214mm × 186mm. color... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2014

Japanese Export Art at the Peadody Essex Museum

Lectern, Japan for export, ca. 1600, lacquer, wood, gold, shell. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. Portable Shrine, Japan for export, ca. 1597, lacquer, wood, gold, shell, canvas, pigment. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. Tabernacle, Japan for export, ca. 1600, lacquer, wood, gold, shell. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. “Birdcage” Vase, Japan for export, ca. 1700, porcelain, copper, gold, bamboo, pigment. Peadody Essex Museum ©... [Lire la suite]


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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