05 mai 2019

A tebako [cosmetic box], Edo period, 17th century

Lot 142. A tebako [cosmetic box], Edo period, 17th century; 25.7 x 32.2 x 21.5 cm., 9 7/8  x 12 5/8  x 8 1/4  in. Estimate £200,000 — 300,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular box with rounded corners, flush-fitting cover, the wood base applied with engraved gold sheets, the top of the cover with a shaped panel of Tokugawa mon (crests) on a lattice of stylised lightning bolts (raimontsunagi) ground, the sides similarly decorated with Tokugawa mon against... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2019

A fine lacquer panel depicting lobsters, signed Gyoen Hachijuni O Koma zeshin [An old man in his 82nd year, Koma Zeshin], Meiji

Lot 157. A fine lacquer panel depicting lobsters, signed Gyoen Hachijuni O Koma zeshin [An old man in his 82nd year, Koma Zeshin], Meiji period, 1888; 96 x 105.6 cm., 37 5/8  x 41 1/2  in. Estimate £350,000 - £400,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the framed wood panel decorated in gold, silver and red in various lacquer techniques including sabiage, hiramaki-e, togidashi-e and takamaki-e on a black lacquer ground with a pair of Ise Ebi (spiny lobsters) on a rocky outcrop... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2019

Masterpieces of Japanese art donated to The Met, Freer│Sackler, and Portland Art Museum

Yosa Buson (Japanese, 1716–1783), Thatched Retreat on Cold Mountain (detail), early to mid-1770s, hanging scroll, ink and color on silk. Courtesy of Mary and Cheney Cowles, L2017.67.39. Courtesy of Portland Art Museum. NEW YORK, NY.- The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Freer|Sackler, and the Portland Art Museum announced jointly today that the three institutions are to receive superlative works of Japanese painting, calligraphy, and ceramics from Seattle-based collectors Mary and Cheney Cowles.... [Lire la suite]
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]