13 septembre 2011

Yoshida Hiroshi (1876-1950), Tora (Tiger) (Ogura 74), dated Taisho 15 (1926)

Yoshida Hiroshi (1876-1950), Tora (Tiger) (Ogura 74), dated Taisho 15 (1926). Photo Bonhams A woodcut from the series In the Zoological Garden, with printed signature Yoshida; good impression and color, slight creasing, paper tape to one corner on verso.; 11 ¼ x 16 1/2in (28.5 x 41.5cm). Estimate: US$400 - 600 From the Collection of Yoshida Chizuko.   Bonhams. Fine Japanese Works of Art, 13 Sep 2011, New York www.bonhams.com
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18 août 2011

Hokusai – Retrospective @ Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin

  Kajikazawa in Kai province. From the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (detail). ate of origin: c. 1831. Period: Iitsu. Dimensions: 24.7 x 36.7 cm. Technique: Woodcut, paper, ink © Sumida City For the first time in Germany a major retrospective is to be devoted to the world-famous Japanese artist Hokusai (1760–1849). Perhaps his best-known picture is the woodcut: “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” from the series: “Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji” (1823–29). Over 350 loans, which with few exceptions come from Japan, will be on... [Lire la suite]
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28 juillet 2011

Japanese Imari @ Christie's Interiors, 2 August 2011, London, South Kensington

A pair of large Japanese Imari baluster vases, Meiji period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Painted and gilt to the body with shaped panels of blossoming trees and birds in a fenced garden, all surrounded by medallions and stylised flower decoration; 18 in. (45.7 cm.) high (2) - Estimate £2,000 - £3,000 A pair of Japanese Imari jars and covers, 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Of tapering ovoid shape, decorated in underglaze bue and iron-red with gilt highlights with shaped panels enclosing... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2011

A large Japanese Imari charger, 19th century.

A large Japanese Imari charger, 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Brightly decorated to the interior with panels of mandarin ducks resting below blossoming flowers beside rockwork, divided by bats in flight, the exterior decorated with branches of blossoming flowers; 18½ in. (47 cm.) diam. Estimate £400 - £600 Christie's. The Sunday Sale, 31 July 2011. London, South Kensington www.christies.com
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15 juin 2011

The Seven Treasures: Exhibition of Cloisonné from the V&A and the Edwin Davies Gift

Vase, Nagoya, mark of Hayashi Kodenji, c.1880-90, Height 25cm, width 12cm; LONDON.- Edwin Davies OBE has donated one of the world’s finest collections of Japanese cloisonné enamels to the V&A. Thanks to his significant gift, the V&A is now able to show the most wide-ranging selection of cloisonné masterpieces existing in Europe. A special display is on view at the V&A, from June 14 through August 19, 2012, to celebrate the gift and tell the story of this exquisite craft. The Edwin Davies Gift is made up nearly 90... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2011

Cabinet en palissandre et bois exotique. Japon, fin XIXème siècle

Cabinet en palissandre et bois exotique. Japon, fin XIXème siècle. Photos Mercier & Cie & Interenchères décor de semi-relief en laque, os ou ivoire et nacre d'objets de la vie quotidienne, ouvre à huit vantaux et trois tiroirs. (petits manques) 179x115x35 cm - Estimation : 6000/7000€ Mercier & Cie. DIMANCHE 12 JUIN à 11H00. 14 RUE DES JARDINS 59000 LILLE. CONTACT: Tél. : 03.20.12.24.24 - Email :  contact@mercier.com
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12 mai 2011

Top Prices Paid Once Again for Works of Art by Japanese Artist Shibata Zeshin @ Bonhams

A lacquer two-case inro By Shibata Zeshin. Sold for £120,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Considered one of Europe’s most important and comprehensive private collections of Japanese Gentleman’s accessories, Bonhams announces that Part Two of the Edward Wrangham collection realised £1.6 million on 10th May. Top prices were paid for inro* and other works of art by Shibata Zeshin (1868-1912), one of the most famous painters and lacquerers of the 19th century Meiji period in Japan. The top lot of the sale was an exquisite two case inro,... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2011

Japon. Miroir en bronze,

Japon. Miroir en bronze.  Photo Auxerre Enchères Ht 33,5 cm - Estimation : 90/100€ EURL AUXERRE ENCHERES - AUXERRE ESTIMATIONS.  Samedi 14 mai à 14h39. 21, avenue Pierre Larousse, 89000 Auxerre. Tél. : 03.86.52.17.98 - Fax : 03.86.51.66.74 - Email :  lefrancfr@wanadoo.fr
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05 mai 2011

Rare Cosmetic Box by Imperial Artist A Highlight Bonhams Japanese Sale

An important documentary inlaid shirokiri (white paulownia) wood tebako (cosmetic box) and cover. By Asahi Gyokuzan (1843-1923), dated 1912. Photo Bonhams LONDON.- A rare and important early 20th century cosmetic box by Asahi Gyokuzan is one of the highlights of the Fine Japanese Art sale, taking place on the 12th May at Bonhams, New Bond Street. Asahi Gyokuzan was a designated Imperial Court Artist and one of the most famous and influential carvers in Japan during the Meiji Period (1868-1912). The cosmetic box made of white... [Lire la suite]
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27 avril 2011

Extremely Rare Portrait of Famous Kabuki Actor Highlights Important Private Collection at Bonhams

  Bonhams presents part two of the Edward Wrangham Collection, after £2 million sale in November. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- Following the success of Part 1 of the Edward Wrangham Collection in November 2010, which realised over £2 million and included a world record price for an inro** sold at auction, Bonhams is delighted to announce the second sale of the collection that will take place at Bonhams, New Bond Street on 10th May. Considered one of Europe’s most important and comprehensive private collections of Japanese... [Lire la suite]