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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14 juillet 2014

A selection of Chawan from Hotoke Antiques

  Chawan, Shigaraki ware, Japan, Edo period, 18-19th century. L: 12cm, H: 11.5cm (4.72in, 4.52in). Hotoke Antiques. Black Amber Glazed Tea Bowl, Kurogaratsu; Ko Karatsu (Old Karatsu) ware, Japan, Momoyama - Early Edo period, late 16th - early 17th century. D: 10.5 cm (4.13in) / H: 7 cm (2.75in). Hotoke Antiques. Antique Japanese Hybrid Setoguro (Black Seto) 'tsutsu-chawan' or 'tsutsujawan', 18th - early 19th century. D: 10.5-9.8cm, W: 9.8cm (4.13-3.85in, 3.85in). Hotoke Antiques. Antique Japanese Black Iron-Glazed... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2014

Exhibition of prints and masks of Japanese Noh Theatre on display at Phoenix Art Museum

Quiet Rage, Gentle Wail: Prints and Masks of Japanese Noh Theater. PHOENIX, AZ.- The Quiet Rage, Gentle Wail: Prints and Masks of Japanese Noh Theatre exhibition is on view at Phoenix Art Museum until November 16 and explores Noh, the traditional Japanese theatre form that incorporates music, dance and drama. Noh theatre was established in the 14th century and its dramas explore profound human emotions through subtle and symbolic performances that tell stories adopted from well-known myths, historical events and classical... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2014

Hiroshi Yamano, From East to West "Scene of Japan"

Hiroshi Yamano, From East to West "Scene of Japan" (FS #167), 2014. Blown/sculpted glass, silver leaf engraving, copper plating, 8 3/4 × 19 1/4 × 7 3/4 in; 22.2 × 48.9 × 19.7 cm. LewAllen Galleires. $10,750. Image Courtesy of LewAllen Galleries Hiroshi Yamano, From East to West "Scene of Japan" (FS #160), 2014. Blown/sculpted glass, silver leaf engraving, copper plating; 33 3/4 × 9 3/4 × 7 3/4 in; 85.7 × 24.8 × 19.7 cm. $15,000. LewAllen Galleries. Image Courtesy of LewAllen Galleries. Hiroshi Yamano, From East to West "Scene... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2014

GENROKUART at MASTERPIECE London 2014

A Japanese dish, Shoki-Imari ware, 1630-1640.. Photo GENROKUART Imperial silver box, Emperor Taisho's Enthronement, 1915. Photo GENROKUART MASTERPIECE London 2014. GENROKUART. STAND A17. Mr Montanari, Rome and Tokyo, by appointment, Rome, Italy. T 39-389-5348252 -www.genrokuart.com - info@genrokuart.com - E-mail info@genrokuart.com - Website http://www.genrokuart.com/
24 mai 2014

Katsushika Hokusai (Edo, 1760 - 1849) Oban yoko-e de la série "Fugaku sanjurokkei", les 36 vues du Mont Fuji

Katsushika Hokusai (Edo, 1760 - 1849) Oban yoko-e de la série "Fugaku sanjurokkei", les 36 vues du Mont Fuji. Photo Rouillac planche "Kanagawa-oki nami-ura", la grande vague à Kanagawa. Signé Hokusai aratame Iitsu hitsu. (pliure). Estimation 30 000 € - 40 000 € Provenance : - collection du docteur Jacques Lelong, Marrakech.- par descendance, château de l'Aiglerie, Anjou. ouillac. Vendredi 6 juin à 10h00 à TOURS. Contact : Tél. : 02 47 61 22 22 - Fax : 02 54 77 61 10... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2014

Ceremonial swords achieve top price in record-breaking Bonhams £1.5 million Japanese Art Sale

The top lot in the sale was a pair of fine and rare early-19th-century sword covers with metal fittings (lot 196), which were estimated to sell for £35,000 to £45,000 but went to a telephone bidder for £75,500. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON - International auction house Bonhams sale of Fine Japanese Art made a total of £1.5million yesterday (15th May 2014), confirming its current place as the leading venue in Europe for selling the art of Japan. The top lot in the sale was a pair of fine and rare early-19th-century sword covers with... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2014

A rare small coral netsuke of a shishi. By Kinba, 19th century

A rare small coral netsuke of a shishi. By Kinba, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Seated, its body curled to the right and its head raised, its forelegs outstretched and the hind legs drawn in beneath, the coral of pale pink colour with white inclusions, signed Kinba. 3.5cm (1 3/8in) wide. Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,200 - 1,800) Provenance: Michael Tomkinson, (no.1339, sold at Glendining & Co. Ltd., London, 24th April 1922, lot 1436, illustrated in the catalogue, pl.XXXIV), the great-grandfather of the present owner, and... [Lire la suite]
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