15 août 2018

A Three-Case Inro, signed Hidari Issan, Edo Period, 19th century

Lot 185. A Three-Case Inro, signed Hidari Issan, Edo Period, 19th century; 8.5cm. long. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 5,000. Price realised GBP 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Finely carved as a tortoise, with netsuke and ojime similarly carved as tortoises, the netsuke signed Komin and kakihan, the ojime signed Masanao. Christie's. Japanese Art & Design Including Arts of The Samurai, London, South Kensington, 9 November 2011  
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15 août 2018

A Four-Case Inro, signed Kanshosai and kakihan, Edo Period, 19th century

Lot 109. A Four-Case Inro, signed Kanshosai and kakihan, Edo Period, 19th century; 7.7cm. high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Decorated in gold and carved red takamaki-e on a black ground with a parrot on a perch, the reverse with two pheasants in a pine tree. Provenance: Scott Meredith Collection Christie's. Japanese Art & Design Including Arts of The Samurai, London, South Kensington, 9 November 2011
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15 août 2018

A Four-Case Inro, signed Yasuyuki, Meiji Period; late 19th century

Lot 200. A Four-Case Inro, signed Yasuyuki, Meiji Period; late 19th century; 9.3cm. high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000. Price realised GBP 4,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Inlaid in Shibayama style on a kinji ground with birds amongst blossoming cherry branches, nashiji interiors and risers. Christie's. Japanese Art & Design Including Arts of The Samurai, London, South Kensington, 9 November 2011
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15 août 2018

A Four-Case Inro, signed Soetsu and kakihan, Edo Period, 17th century

Lot 50. A Four-Case Inro, signed Soetsu and kakihan, Edo Period, 17th century; 6.2cm. high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000. Price realised GBP 4,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Decorated in gold, silver and red hiramaki-e, takamaki-e and hirame and inlaid in pewter and mother-of-pearl on a black ground with a hat lying on the ground beside a farmers straw hut, the reverse with a sickle amongst cut grasses, nashiji interiors and risers. Christie's. Japanese Art & Design Including... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2018

A Five-Case Inro, signed on a gold tablet Takase, Edo Period, 19th century

Lot 201. A Five-Case Inro, signed on a gold tablet Takase, Edo Period, 19th century; ; 9.2cm. high. Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 9,000. Price realised GBP 6,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Decorated in gold hiramaki-e, gyobu nashiji and silver inlay with gilt details on a polished black ground with a dragon and two aoi mon Christie's. Japanese Art & Design Including Arts of The Samurai, London, South Kensington, 9 November 2011
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08 août 2018

Three-case inro with dragon and cloud design, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Three-case inro with dragon and cloud design, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century. Carved and stained boxwood; interiors of compartments black lacquer. Overall: 8 x 5.4 x 2.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 1/8 x 1 in.), William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 11.23750a. © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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08 août 2018

Three-case inro in the form of a tortoise, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Three-case inro in the form of a tortoise, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century. Carved and stained boxwood; eyes inlaid in horn; interiors of compartments black lacquer. Overall: 9.2 x 6 x 2.9 cm (3 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.). William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 11.23751a. © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
08 août 2018

Four-case inro with design of ho-o and kirin, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Four-case inro with design of ho-o and kirin, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century. Carved boxwood; eyes inlaid in gilt metal and horn. Overall: 8.2 x 5.3 x 2.7 cm (3 1/4 x 2 1/16 x 1 1/16 in.). William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 11.23752a. © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
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08 août 2018

Hokyudo Itsumin, Three-case inro, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Hokyudo Itsumin, Three-case inro with design of a demon releasing a storm and a magic fox, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century. Carved and stained ivory. Carved and stained ivory. William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 11.23753a. © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
27 juillet 2018

Exhibition of impressive bamboo sculptures by Honma Hideaki opens at TAI Modern

Honma Hideaki, Slanted Shadow, 2010. Madake & nemagari bamboo, rattan, 28.25 x 12 x 13.25.  SANTA FE, NM.- TAI Modern announces its upcoming exhibition by Honma Hideaki. A celebration of his thirty-year career, this solo show will feature twelve of the artist’s most impressive bamboo sculptures. Honma’s dynamic works pay homage to the natural beauty of his native Sado Island, Japan. He often uses menyadake, a bamboo species said to grow only the island, and hand-cuts bamboo from the groves outside of his... [Lire la suite]
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