27 décembre 2018

Art Institute of Chicago presents Ukiyo-e masterpieces from the Weston Collection

Mizuno Rocho, Three Vinegars Tasters, detail, 1816. Weston Collection. CHICAGO, IL.- The Art Institute of Chicago is presenting Painting the Floating World: Ukiyo-e Masterpieces from the Weston Collection, a collection formed by Roger Weston over the last twenty-five years which captures compellingly the beginning, major developments, and final flowering of ukiyo-e (pictures of the floating world) painting. Encompassing folding screens, hanging scrolls, handscrolls, and albums, these works are technically... [Lire la suite]

19 décembre 2018

Harn Museum of Art displays a century of East Asian landscapes addressing both the modern and traditional

YANG Yongliang, Chinese, born 1980, "Viridescence, page 2," 2009, Ink and color on paper, Gift of Philip and Phyllis DeLaney in honor of David and Mary Ann Cofrin. GAINESVILLE, FLA.- The Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida welcomes the new year with an innovative exhibition in the David A. Cofrin Asian Art Wing titled Inside Outside: Outside Inside—A Century of East Asian Landscapes 1900s–2000s. Artists from China, Japan and Korea illustrate more than thirty landscapes using formats clearly rooted in... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2018

A pair of silver imperial presentation vases, Meiji-Taisho period (early 20th century), signed Kazuhide koku

Lot 3838. A pair of silver imperial presentation vases, Meiji-Taisho period (early 20th century), signed Kazuhide koku (carved by Sato Kazuhide; 1855-1925); 13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 320,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 437,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Each vase of tapering ovoid form with high chamfered shoulder and slightly flared neck, elaborately inlaid in gold, silver and shakudo with branches of chrysanthemum and confederate rose, applied with... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2018

An iron articulated sculpture of a spider, Edo period (19th century)

Lot 3806. An iron articulated sculpture of a spider, Edo period (19th century); 4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 320,000 - HKD 480,000. Price realised HKD 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The iron spider finely constructed of numerous hammered parts jointed together with movable limbs, claws, body and mouth, eyes embellished with gilt. Literature: Kuo Hong-Sheng and Chang Yuan-Feng, chief eds. et al., Meiji no bi / Splendid Beauty: Illustrious Crafts of the Meiji Period (Taipei:... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2018

An iron articulated sculpture of a lobster, Edo period (18th-19th century), signed Kiyoharu (Myochin Kiyoharu)

Lot 3821. An iron articulated sculpture of a lobster, Edo period (18th-19th century), signed Kiyoharu (Myochin Kiyoharu); 11 ¼ in. (28.6 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 550,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The iron lobster constructed of numerous hammered plates jointed inside the body, the body bends and the eyes, antennae, limbs, fins and legs move, the details finely carved and chiseled, signature on one of limbs. With double wood boxes. ... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2018

A copper articulated sculpture of a lobster, Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Moriyoshi and incised seal mark

Lot 3820. A copper articulated sculpture of a lobster, Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Moriyoshi and incised seal mark. Body 13 ¾ in. (37.9 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 550,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bronze lobster constructed of numerous hammered plates jointed inside the body, the body bends and the eyes, antennae, limbs, fins and legs move, the details finely carved and chiseled, signature on underside of fin. Literature: Kuo Hong-Sheng... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2018

An iron articulated sculpture of a carp, Edo period (19th century), signed Myoshin saku (made by Myoshin)

Lot 3823. An iron articulated sculpture of a carp, Edo period (19th century), signed Myoshin saku (made by Myoshin); 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 480,000 - HKD 650,000. Price realised HKD 625,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The iron carp constructed of numerous hammered plates jointed inside the body, the body bends and the whiskers, mouth and fins move, the details of the fins finely chiseled, the eyes finished with gilt and details of the body inlaid in silver, the... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2018

An iron articulated sculpture of a snake, Edo period (19th century), signed Katsuharu zo (made by Myochin Katsuharu)

Lot 3810. An iron articulated sculpture of a snake, Edo period (19th century), signed Katsuharu zo (made by Myochin Katsuharu; act. 19th century); 55 1/8 in. (140 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 480,000 - HKD 650,000. Price realised HKD 1,125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The russet-iron snake constructed of numerous hammered plates jointed inside the body, the head incised with scales and fitted with a hinged jaw opening to reveal a movable tongue, gilt eyes; signature on underside of jaw. ... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2018

A silver kettle wrapped in iron, Meiji period (late 19th century), sealed Sobi (Yamada Sobi; 1871-1916)

Lot 3834. A silver kettle wrapped in iron, Meiji period (late 19th century), sealed Sobi (Yamada Sobi; 1871-1916); 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 650,000 - HKD 950,000. Price realised HKD 1,125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The compressed globular form with a spout, the body and lid finely hammered and wrapped in iron, applied with hammered iron handle, the lid set with a round finial partially applied with gold, signature on body. Literature: Kuo Hong-Sheng and Chang Yuan-Feng, chief... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2018

A hammered iron vase, Meiji period (late 19th century), sealed Sobi (Yamada Sobi; 1871-1916)

Lot 3835. A hammered iron vase, Meiji period (late 19th century), sealed Sobi (Yamada Sobi; 1871-1916); 14 5/8 in. (37.1 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 1,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The ovoid form with short flared neck finely hammered in low relief, the body section encircled by a band designed with various animals, seal mark on base. With original wood box titled tetsu uchidashi gunju kabin (hammered iron vase designed with various animals)... [Lire la suite]
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