12 avril 2018

A porcelain figure of Hotei seated, Japan, Edo period, late 17th/early 18th century with a gilt-bronze mount, German, circa 1740

Lot 94. A porcelain figure of Hotei seated, Japan, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century with a gilt-bronze mount, German, circa 1740. Haut. 30 cm., larg. 21 cm. ; Height 11 3/4  in., width 8 1/4  in. Estimate 5,000 — 8,000 €. Lot sold 13,750 €. Courtesy Sotheby's. the headdress decorated with hard stones and glass and rose leaves; (restorations to the porcelain) Provenance: Accorsi Gallery, Turin Sotheby's. Important Mobilier, Sculptures... [Lire la suite]

04 mars 2018

Significant collection of Asian art makes its US debut at the Kimbell

FORT WORTH, TX.- This spring, the Kimbell Art Museum presents the U.S. debut of From the Lands of Asia: The Sam and Myrna Myers Collection. This exhibition will feature nearly 450 objects from this remarkable collection, with works representing key periods in the history of the art of China, Japan, Tibet, Mongolia, Korea and Vietnam. "In following their passion, Sam and Myrna Myers have assembled one of the finest Asian art collections ever amassed," commented Eric M. Lee, director of the Kimbell Art Museum.... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2018

Gregg Baker Asian Art at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

A figure of Guanyin (Goddess of Mercy) dressed in elaborately decorated flowing robes which she holds up with her left hand and in her right hand she has a large basket containing a fish, China, Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century. Lacquer and gilt wood, 88 x 42 x 28 cm (34.8 x 16.8 x 11.3 in.). Gregg Baker Asian Art (Stand 260). © TEFAF 2018 A figure of Amida Buddha standing on an elaborately decorated lotus pedestal base with the hands in the an-i-in mudra, Japan, Kamakura period, 12th-13th century. Gilt wood. Height... [Lire la suite]
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]