24 octobre 2018

An Arita dish, Edo period, late 17th century, Fuku mark

Lot 53. An Arita dish, Edo period, late 17th century, Fuku mark; 34 cm, 13 3/8  in. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000. © Sotheby's with foliate rim, decorated in the Kakiemon style in underglaze blue with cranes beneath pine plum and bamboo, chocolate rim. Sotheby's. Fine Japanese Art. London, 06 Nov 2018, 10:30 AM
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24 octobre 2018

A pair of Arita dishes, Edo period, late 17th century, Fuku mark

Lot 51. A pair of Arita dishes, Edo period, late 17th century, Fuku mark. Each: 18 cm, 7 1/8  in. Estimate £1,500 - £2,000. © Sotheby's decorated in underglaze blue in the Kakiemon style with scholars, chocolate rims. Sotheby's. Fine Japanese Art. London, 06 Nov 2018, 10:30 AM
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24 octobre 2018

An Arita dish, Edo period, late 17th century

Lot 50. An Arita dish, Edo period, late 17th century; 39 cm, 15 3/8  in. Estimate £8,000 - £10,000. © Sotheby's the circular dish with wide rim decorated in underglaze blue with a central roundel depicting the initials of the Dutch East India Company VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie), surrounded by birds among foliage, bordered by six panels of flowers. Note: Dishes with the VOC monogram demonstrate the role of the East India Company trade in East-West relations. The dishes are... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2018

'Meiji — Splendeurs du Japon impérial' au Musée Guimet

Meiji — Splendeurs du Japon impérial au Musée Guimet.  PARIS - A l’occasion de la commémoration du 150e anniversaire de la Restauration de Meiji, cette exposition mettra en lumière les nombreux bouleversements liés à l’ère Meiji (1868-1912), qui fut une révolution sans précédent pour le Japon comme pour le Monde. Cette exposition abordera différents aspects de la modernisation du Japon et de l’internationalisation de la production artistique à travers les différentes techniques artistiques. Elle... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2018

Jômon à la Maison de la culture du Japon

Jômon à la Maison de la culture du Japon. PARIS - Cet automne, ce sera le grand retour de l’époque Jômon (11 000 ans av. J.-C - 400 ans av. J.-C.) à Paris depuis l’exposition Jômon, l’art du Japon des origines organisée en 1998 à la MCJP. L’exposition réunira de nombreux objets archéologiques, dont plusieurs pièces classées « Trésor national » et « Bien culturel important ». Figurines dogû, jarres et ustensiles permettront de (re)découvrir l’étonnante vie culturelle et spirituelle qui se développe... [Lire la suite]
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28 septembre 2018

Mitsubishi Corporation Japanese Galleries reopen at the British Museum

The galleries have seen major improvements to their design and infrastructure which considerably improve the display of some 430 artworks and archaeological and historical artefacts dating from ancient prehistory to the present day. © The Trustees of the British Museum. LONDON.- The British Museum reopened some of its most popular galleries after nine-months of refurbishment. The Mitsubishi Corporation Japanese Galleries opened to the public again on 27 September 2018, displaying highlights from the Museum’s extensive... [Lire la suite]

17 septembre 2018

Suzuki Michihiro (active circa 1890), A Shibuichi Cigarette Box, Meiji era (1868–1912), late 19th–early 20th century

  Lot 3. Suzuki Michihiro (active circa 1890), A Shibuichi Cigarette Box, Meiji era (1868–1912), late 19th–early 20th century; 1 5/8 × 3 3/4 × 3 1/8 in. (4 × 9.6 × 7.9 cm). Estimate $10,000 - 15,000. Sold for US$ 10,625 (€ 9,089). © Bonhams 2001-2018 With rounded corners and domed flush-fitting lid, the interiors and rims of silver, supported on four bracket feet, the top with a lobed frame of geometric ornament enclosing a silver border surrounding a central panel... [Lire la suite]
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16 septembre 2018

Atsuyoshi for the Maruki Company, A Bronze Sculpture of a Bear, Meiji era (1868–1912), late 19th–early 20th century

Lot 19. Atsuyoshi for the Maruki Company, A Bronze Sculpture of a Bear, Meiji era (1868–1912), late 19th–early 20th century. Height 9 7/8 in. (25.2 cm). Estimate $10,000 - 15,000. Sold for US$ 21,250 (€ 18,179). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Naturalistically cast with with dark brown patination, the seated bear looking down at a crab held in its left forepaw, signed on the base with cast characters Atsuyoshi 厚義 within a rectangular reserve and with a seal-style mark Maruki shachū... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2018

Artist unknown, A Pair of Bronze Vases Decorated with Carp and Waterfall, Meiji era (1868–1912), late 19th century

Lot 6. Artist unknown. A Pair of Bronze Vases Decorated with Carp and Waterfall, Meiji era (1868–1912), late 19th century. Height 13 in. (33 cm). Estimate $12,000 - 15,000. Sold for US$ 30,000 (€ 25,665). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Each of baluster form with wide mouth and flat rim, fitted with demon-mask handles on either side of the shoulder, each holding in its mouth a gilt-metal ring, and with an integral base with five bracket feet, the bronze body cast and chiseled in high relief with details in... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2018

Myōchin Muneyoshi, An Articulated Iron Model of a Spiny Lobster, Meiji era (1868–1912), late 19th–early 20th century

Lot 17. Myōchin Muneyoshi, An Articulated Iron Model of a Spiny Lobster, Meiji era (1868–1912), late 19th–early 20th century. Length fully extended 15 1/2 in. (39.5 cm). Estimate $25,000 - 35,000. Sold for US$ 31,250 (€ 26,734). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Made from numerous well-patinated hammered iron plates, invisibly joined so that the body bends and the legs and whiskers move, signed underneath the body with chiseled characters Nanajūsan-ō Myōchin Muneyoshi kore o tsukuru 七十三翁明珍宗美作之 (Myōchin... [Lire la suite]