10 mai 2014

2,500 years of Japanese culture: Okimono hawk flies high at Bonhams sale

A fine and rare early-19th-century sword cover with metal fittings (lot 196) is offered with estimates of £35,000-£45,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- On 15th May, the Fine Japanese Art sale will take place at Bonhams spectacular new head-quarters on London’s New Bond Street. Bonhams is among the world’s leading auction houses for Japanese art.  The sale includes a wealth of arts and crafts including netsuke (carved sculptural toggles) and inro (miniature interlocking medicine cases); armour; woodblock prints, with a section... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2014

A fine silver presentation vase with mixed metal decoration. By the Kobayashi Company, Meiji period (late 19th century)

A fine silver presentation vase with mixed metal decoration. By the Kobayashi Company, Meiji period (late 19th century). Photo Bonhams. The tapering ovoid body decorated with a cast and repousse design featuring a pair of phoenix flying over flowering paulowina towards the sun wreathed in clouds, the details picked out in gold, silver and shakudo, a raised sixteen-petal chrysanthem medallion applied to the waisted neck, with a gold-inlaid seal reading Yumin/Aritami, the base stamped Kobayashi-kinsei and jungin; 15 1/4in (39cm)... [Lire la suite]

20 mars 2014

An impressive pair of Miyao bronze candelabra. By the Miyao workshop, Meiji period (late 19th century)

An impressive pair of Miyao bronze candelabra. By the Miyao workshop, Meiji period (late 19th century). Photo Bonhams. Finely cast as a pair of samurai bearing a rich brown patina, wearing ornate robes over armor, decorated with phoenix and scrolling paulownia vines and dragons among swirling clouds, each warrior clutching a naginata in one hand and a candelabra aloft in the other, the candelabra branches worked with dragon-head spouts, stylized dragons and scrolling foliage, the details highlighted in gilt, both signed Miyao... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2014

A Miyao bronze figure of an oni. By the Miyao workshop, Meiji period (late 19th century)

A Miyao bronze figure of an oni. By the Miyao workshop, Meiji period (late 19th century). Photo Bonhams. The repentant demon finely cast in priest's robes, chanting a Buddhist prayer and carrying a donations ledger, bearing a rich brown patina and with the details highlighted in gilt, signed in a gilt plaque Miyao zo; 19in (48.3cm) high. Sold for US$ 35,000 (€25,432) Published: Laura Bordignon, The Golden Age of Japanese Okimono, Suffolk, 2010, p.263Bonhams. FINE JAPANESE WORKS OF ART. 19 Mar 2014, New... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2014

A pair of Miyao bronze figures. By Miyao Eisuke, Meiji period (late 19th century)

A pair of Miyao bronze figures. By Miyao Eisuke, Meiji period (late 19th century). Photo Bonhams. The two warriors with their weapons at the ready finely cast in bronze with gilt details, the first advancing with his naginata dressed in an elaborate robe and helmet, the second figure posed with an arrow nocked on his bow, a quiver slung around his back, both signed in a rectangular gilt plaque Miyao Ei; each with fitted wood stand; 8in (20.3cm) high; 9in (22.9cm) high. Sold for US$ 37,500 (€27,248) Published: Laura Bordignon,... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2014

Bouteille à saké en porcelaine imari, Japon, circa 1700

Bouteille à saké en porcelaine imari, Japon, circa 1700. photo Sotheby's. AN IMARI PORCELAIN SAKE BOTTLE, JAPAN, CIRCA 1700 quadrangulaire, le col coupé à monture en métal, chaque face décorée en bleu et rouge de fer de pivoines et chrysanthèmes rehaussées d'or; 24 cm, 9 1/4 in. Estimation 3,000 — 4,000 EUR Sotheby's. Ancienne collection de la vicomtesse de Courval. Paris | 25 mars 2014 - http://www.sothebys.com/
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15 mars 2014

Japanese Imari Tureen with Cover, Japan, ca. 1750

Japanese Imari Tureen with Cover, Japan, ca. 1750.Photo courtesy Vanderven Oriental Art. Width: 18 cm. Price: € 2.500 Provenance: Former Collection Berne Abbey (Heeswijk-Dinther), the Netherlands Vanderven Oriental Art. MasterArt at TEFAF 2014 on stand 814. 14-23 march 2014 - http://www.masterart.com/
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15 mars 2014

A Japanese inlaid iron vase with seashells by Saeki Yoshimitsu, Circa 1920, Taisho period

A Japanese inlaid iron vase with seashells by Saeki Yoshimitsu, Circa 1920, Taisho period. Photo courtesy Grace Tsumugi Fine Art. An inlaid iron vase of globular form, decorated in gold, silver, shibuichi and shakudo takazogan (high relief inlay) with various seashells on an iron ground. Signed Yoshimitsu. 17.4 x 17.4cm (6 7/8 x 6 7/8 in) Grace Tsumugi Fine Art. MasterArt at TEFAF 2014. 14-23 march 2014 - http://www.masterart.com/ – avec Youssef Ammar.
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15 mars 2014

Quails among Autumn Flowers and Plants, possible attribution to Tosa Mitsukiyo (1808-1862), Edo period (1615-1868), first half 1

Quails among Autumn Flowers and Plants, Tosa school artist not identified, possible attribution to Tosa Mitsukiyo (1808-1862), Edo period (1615-1868), first half 19th century. Photo courtesy Helena Markus Antique Japanese Screens. Six-panel screen. Ink and colour on gold leaf. H 98 x W 371,8 cm Tosa Mitsuoki (1808-1862), was the son ad pupil of Tosa Mitsuzane and the brother of Tosa Mitsubuni, the artist who painted the screen illustrated in our catalogue “Nature and Poetry” on the pages 44-45. As his brother, he held various... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2014

Kashioka Tamazan (fl. Meiji-Taisho Periods), Boat Pullers, Taishō period (1912-1926), dated 7th lunar month, 1919

Kashioka Tamazan (fl. Meiji-Taisho Periods), Boat Pullers, Taishō period (1912-1926), dated 7th lunar month, 1919. Photo courtesy Helena Markus Antique Japanese Screens. Two-panel furosaki screen. Seal Tamazan no in Kashioka. Signature Shoin Shujin (head of the Shoin studio).Ink and colours on buff paper. H 75 x W 170 cm The two-panel furosaki screen depicts funahiki, men pulling boats upstream. The first furosaki screens were produced during the Edo period to fulfil society’s new requirements and increased demands. The furosaki... [Lire la suite]
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