06 décembre 2017

A large Arita dish with the monogram of the VOC [Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie], Edo period, late 17th century

Lot 87. A large Arita dish with the monogram of the VOC [Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie], Edo period, late 17th century; 38.5 cm. diam. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000. Price realised GBP 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The shallow dish decorated in underglaze blue with the central roundel containing the initials of the Dutch East India Company, VOC [Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie], surrounded by two ho-o birds amongst pomegranate and camellia, the six radiating border... [Lire la suite]

06 décembre 2017

A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period, Late 17th - early 18th century

Lot 94. A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period, Late 17th - early 18th century; 20.3 cm. diam. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The circular dish on a high ring foot, decorated in iron red and yellow enamel on underglaze blue with camellia blossoms strung on a thread, the reverse with three tasselled coin clusters, the ring foot with comb design Note: For similar examples,... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2017

A Yoshidaya Kutani dish, Fuku mark, Edo period, 19th century

Lot 100. A Yoshidaya Kutani dish, Fuku mark, Edo period, 19th century; 24.8 cm. diam. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Decorated in green, yellow, blue, aubergine, and black enamels with hydrangea flowers against geometric designs, the reverse with scrolling foliage, pine needles inside the foot ring. Christie's. Art of Japan, 5 December 2017, London  
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06 décembre 2017

A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (Late 17th - early 18th century)

Lot 95. A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (Late 17th - early 18th century); 20.3 cm. diam. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The circular dish on a high ring foot, decorated in iron red and yellow enamel on underglaze blue with camellia blossoms strung on a thread, the reverse with three tasselled coin clusters, the ring foot with comb design Note: For similar examples,... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2017

Masterpieces from the Asia Society Museum Collection until 8 july 2018

NEW YORK - This exhibition features a selection of the finest artworks from the Asia Society Museum Collection, largely assembled from 1963 to 1978 by Asia Society founder John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife, Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992), working with art historian Sherman E. Lee (1918–2008) as an advisor. This spectacular group of historical objects—including sculpture, painting, and decorative arts—was later bequeathed to Asia Society and became the core of the world-renowned Asia Society Museum... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2017

The Cleveland Museum of Art announces new acquisitions

Saint John the Baptist, c. 1500. Attributed to Jan Crocq (Netherlandish, Antwerp, active at the Court of René II, Duke of Lorraine, at Nancy and Bar-le-Duc, 1486–1510). Limestone; 163 x 59 x 40 cm (64 1/4 x 23 3/8 x 15 3/4 in). The Cleveland Museum of Art. CLEVELAND, OH.- The Cleveland Museum of Art’s recent acquisitions include a medieval limestone sculpture of Saint John the Baptist by Jan Crocq, six Pre-Columbian objects from the South American Andes, three Japanese Edo period porcelain dishes, and a monumental photograph... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2017

Japanese Art in Asia Week: Leading dealers in the field present works from pre-history to today

Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849), In the Well of the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa-oki nami ura), 1832. Color woodblock print: ōban yoko-e; H. 9 ⅞ × W. 14 ⅝ in. (25.1 × 37.1 cm). Series: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei); signed: Hokusai aratame Iitsu hitsu; publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudō). Courtesy Sebastian Izzard LLC Asian Art. NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Week 2017 highlights hundreds of Japanese works of art as part of the broader celebration of the continent’s arts. From a pre-historic Jomon period pot to... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art at Asiaweek New York, 9-18 march 2017

Standing Amida Nyorai, dated 1512. Height: 49.5 cm © Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art Noh Mask, Tenkaichi Yūkan, Japan, Edo period, 17th century. Wood. 15.6 x 20.2 cm © Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art Wooden Head of a Deva, Heian period, 12th century. Height: 43 cm © Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art Hamada Shoji Teapot, 20th century, 35.2 x 30.4 x 37.6 cm © Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art (Kyoto, Japan), Selections of Japanese Art, 9-18 march 2017... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2017

Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art at Asia Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Samurai armor bearing the crest of the Inaba family. Signed by Myochin Munesada and dated 1757 © Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art Okina Sōmen, A full face russet iron samurai armor’s mask formed and decorated to resemble the face of an old man, Edo period, 18th century © Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art Yutō, A large turned and assembled wood negoro ewer for hot water, Momoyama period, 16th century. Height: 36.8 cm © Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art Mino Ware, Oribe Style. A green... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2017

An Export Lacquer Medallion with a Portrait of Gustaf III, King of Sweden, Edo period, late 18th century

Lot 26. An Export Lacquer Medallion with a Portrait of Gustaf III, King of Sweden, Edo period, late 18th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The oval copper medallion decorated in gold hiramaki-e [low-relief lacquer] against a black lacquer ground with a formal portrait of Gustaf III, King of Sweden, the eyes and robe details inlaid in gold foil, the reverse with an inscription above a coat of arms: Gustava III tius Suecorum Gothorum Vandalorumque Rex Japonia factum 1788, 16.4 x 11.8cm. From the collection of Mike and... [Lire la suite]