09 avril 2019

Exclusively in Cleveland: rarely seen Japanese treasures offer encounters with the divine

Horse Race at the Kamo Shrine, c.1634–44. One of a pair of six-panel folding screens, ink and color on gilded paper; image: 176.5 x 337.3 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund, 1976.95.1. Horse Race at the Kamo Shrine (detail), c. 1634–44. One of a pair of six-panel folding screens, ink and color on gilded paper; image: 176.5 x 337.3 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund, 1976.95.1. CLEVELAND, OH.- A major international loan exhibition of great importance,... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2019

Liang Yi Museum opens 'Chrysanthemum and Dragon: The Art of Ornamentation in Japan and China in the 17th-19th Century'

HONG KONG.- Liang Yi Museum is presenting the exhibition Chrysanthemum and Dragon: The Art of Ornamentation in Japan and China in the 17th – 19th Century. The exhibition offers an insight into the differing yet equally lavish arts and crafts movements in China and Japan during the 17th to 19th century. Featuring over 180 Japanese objects – including the portable stationery, yatate; and the kiseru tobacco pipe, in addition to over 50 objects from the museum’s classical Ming and Qing dynasties furniture collection,... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2019

A porcelain dish with flowers, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi, Hizen province, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century

Lot 309. A porcelain dish with flowers, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi, Hizen province, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century; 5 7/8 in. (14.8 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$12,000 - US$15,000. Price realised USD 20,000.  © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Decorated in underglaze blue and enamels of red, green, turquoise and yellow over clear glaze with a scrolling peony design, the high ring foot painted in underglaze blue with a comb-tooth pattern, the exterior painted in underglaze blue with three clusters of... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2019

A porcelain dish with cherry blossoms, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi, Hizen Province, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century

Lot 308. A porcelain dish with cherry blossoms, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi, Hizen Province, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century; 5 7/8 in. (14.8 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$12,000 - US$15,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Designed on the interior in cobalt pigment under colorless glaze and in overglaze enamels of red with cherry blossoms, baskets and stylized waves, the high ring foot painted in underglaze blue with a comb-tooth pattern, the exterior painted in underglaze blue... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2019

A porcelain dish with keito (plumed coxcombs), Nabeshima Ware, Okawachi, Hizen Province, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th centur

Lot 310. A porcelain dish with keito (plumed coxcombs), Nabeshima Ware, Okawachi, Hizen Province, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century; 5 7/8 in. (14.8 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$18,000 - US$22,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Designed on the interior in cobalt pigment under colorless glaze and in overglaze enamels of red, turquoise and accents of yellow with keito (plumed coxcombs), the high ring foot painted in underglaze blue with a comb-tooth pattern, the exterior... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2019

A stoneware dish, Karatsu ware, Okugorai type, Momoyama period, early 17th century

Lot 305. A stoneware dish, Karatsu ware, Okugorai type, Momoyama period, early 17th century; 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000. Unsold.  © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The circular dish set on a ring foot, the dark grayish body decorated in underglaze iron-oxide with freely-painted reeds on the interior. Provenance: Todoroki Takashi (1938-2016), Tokyo. Todoroki was a famous connoisseur of Asian art, especially known for his great collection of Korean ceramics, Buddhist art and... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2019

A Deep Teabowl with Dragon Design, named Noboriryu (rising dragon), Mino ware, Black Oribe type, Momoyama period, early 17th c

Lot 306. A Deep Teabowl with Dragon Design, named Noboriryu (rising dragon), Mino ware, Black Oribe type; glazed stoneware, Momoyama period, early 17th century; 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high; 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The deep teabowl set on a raised circular foot and scraped around the sides with horizontal striations, designed in black glaze with abstract image on one side and black bands on the opposite side and in the... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2019

A Teabowl Mino ware, Black Oribe type; glazed stoneware, Momoyama period, early 17th century

Lot 307. A Teabowl Mino ware, Black Oribe type; glazed stoneware, Momoyama period, early 17th century; 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high; 6 ¼ in. (15.9 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The deep teabowl set on a raised circular foot and scraped around the sides with horizontal striations, the side and interior applied with a flecked matte black glaze. Provenance: Todoroki Takashi (1938-2016), Tokyo. Literature: Shino to Oribe/ Shino and Oribe (Tokyo:... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2019

Three important works by Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891) from the Irving Collection at Christie's New York, 20 March 2019

     Lot 810. A rectangular lacquer tray, Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Japan, Meiji period, late 19th century; 14 ¾ in. (37.6 cm.) long. Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Decorated in gold, silver, red, black and yellow hiramaki-e and takamaki-e against anishimeji (imitation stone) ground with millet on a tea kettle and with a grasshopper perched on the handle, signed Gyonen nanajusan okina... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2019

Bouddhas de Nara au musée national des arts asiatiques – Guimet

(gauche) Trésor national : Statue en bois du Kongô Rikishi (Ungyô ou à bouche fermée) © Temple du Kôfukuji. (centre) Propriété culturelle importante : statue en bois du Jizô Bosatsu  © Temple du Kôfukuji. (droite) Trésor national : Statue en bois du Kongô Rikishi (Agyô ou à bouche ouverte) © Temple du Kôfukuji. PARIS - Un prêt exceptionnel est accordé par la préfecture de Nara au musée national des arts asiatiques – Guimet, dans le cadre de Japonismes 2018. Berceau historique du Japon,... [Lire la suite]
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