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]
16 septembre 2018

Sano Takachika, A Set of Two Silver Incense-Burners in the Form of Geese, Meiji era (1868–1912), circa 1890s

Lot 14. Sano Takachika, A Set of Two Silver Incense-Burners in the Form of Geese, Meiji era (1868–1912), circa 1890s. Estimate $25,000 - 35,000. Sold for US$ 35,000 (€ 29,942). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Naturalistically chiseled and with details in shakudō, shibuichi, and gold, one of the two geese with wings outstretched about to take off, the other standing on its right leg, its left leg raised, an opening in its back fitted with a silver liner and with a detachable lid pierced with three openings,... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2018

A pair of cloisonné-enamel vases, Attributed to the Ando workshop, Taisho era (1912-1926), circa 1920

Lot 1217. A pair of cloisonné-enamel vases, Attributed to the Ando workshop, Taisho era (1912-1926), circa 1920; 12 1/4in (31.1cm) high. Estimate $7,000 - 10,000. Sold for US$ 15,000 (€ 12,832). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The baluster vases decorated in standard and "wireless" colored enamels, worked in gold wire with swimming carp, their bodies partially or entirely submerged, all against a pale green ground, the ripples in the water indicated with paler streaks. Bonhams. FINE JAPANESE AND KOREAN... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2018

A standing figure of Amida Buddha, Momoyama (1573-1615) or Edo period (1615-1868), 17th century

Lot 1186. A standing figure of Amida Buddha, Momoyama (1573-1615) or Edo period (1615-1868), 17th century; 38 1/4in (97.ccm) high (figure only). Estimate $15,000 - 25,000. Sold for US$ 20,000 (€ 17,110). © Bonhams 2001-2018 The figure shown standing with his hands in a mudra representing one of the nine levels of re-birth (kubon), the robes loosely draped across the torso and hanging at the sleeves, eyes, and urna inlaid in crystal or colored stone, with a later wood stand. Bonhams. FINE... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2018

"Jakuchū, Le Royaume coloré des êtres vivants" au Petit Palais

PARIS - Le Petit Palais est très honoré de présenter pour la première fois en Europe, grâce aux prêts exceptionnels des collections impériales du Japon l’ensemble de trente rouleaux suspendus intitulé Dōshoku sai-e [Le Royaume coloré des êtres vivants] réalisé par Itō Jakuchū entre 1757 et 1766 environ. Peintre actif au milieu de l’époque Edo (1603-1867), Jakuchū est un artiste plébiscité au Japon pour la finesse de son pinceau et l’éclat de ses couleurs. Cette série, qui n’a jusqu’alors été exposée qu’une seule fois hors du... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 20:07 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags :

31 août 2018

'ROSETSU – Ferocious Brush' at Museum Rietberg in Zurich

Nagasawa Rosetsu (1754–1799), Tiger (detail), 1786. Six sliding panels; ink on paper: (two right panels) 180 x 87 cm each, (four left panels) 183.5 x 115.5 cm each, Muryōji, Kushimoto. Important Cultural Property. Courtesy Museum Rietberg ZURICH - For eight weeks, Japan’s most famous tiger will reside exclusively at Museum Rietberg in Zurich. The story goes that the Japanese artist Nagasawa Rosetsu (1754–1799) painted this monumental tiger together with its counterpart, a dragon, on the sliding door panels of the Zen... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 11:09 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags :
31 août 2018

'ROSETSU – Ferocious Brush' at Museum Rietberg in Zurich

Nagasawa Rosetsu (1754–1799), Tiger (detail), 1786. Six sliding panels; ink on paper: (two right panels) 180 x 87 cm each, (four left panels) 183.5 x 115.5 cm each, Muryōji, Kushimoto. Important Cultural Property. Courtesy Museum Rietberg ZURICH - For eight weeks, Japan’s most famous tiger will reside exclusively at Museum Rietberg in Zurich. The story goes that the Japanese artist Nagasawa Rosetsu (1754–1799) painted this monumental tiger together with its counterpart, a dragon, on the sliding door panels of the Zen... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 10:55 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags :
28 août 2018

Painting and calligraphy by Zen masters on view at the New Orleans Museum of Art

Hakuin Ekaku (1686–1768), Hotei in the Guise of a Street Performer, mid-18th c., Ink on paper, Museum purchase: Asian Art De-Accession Fund. © New Orleans Museum of Art NEW ORLEANS, LA.- The New Orleans Museum of Art presents Teaching Beyond Doctrine: Painting and Calligraphy by Zen Masters, on view through January 20, 2019. Featuring forty paintings and works of calligraphy by Zen masters of the Edo period (1615-1868), Teaching Beyond Doctrine highlights important new acquisitions to NOMA’s... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 12:47 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
26 août 2018

Gregg Baker, Stand 353 at TEFAF New York Fall 2018

Amida Buddha, Japan, Heian period, 11th-12th Century. Wood with traces of gilding, inlaid crystals, 88 x 71 x 49.5 cm (34.75 x 28 x 19.5 in.). Image courtesy Gregg Baker, Stand 353 at TEFAF New York Fall 2018. Provenance: An inscription on the interior of the figure refers to Nansho-in temple, Japan, 1729. Nonko (Raku Dōnyū), A Raku pottery sake bottle with European figures, Japan - 17th century, Edo period. Ceramic, 17 x 20 cm (6.7 x 7.9 in.). Image courtesy Gregg... [Lire la suite]