24 février 2017

HK Art & Antiques LLC at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Kim Tschangyeul (b. 1929), Untitled, 1968. Oil on canvas, 47 1/2 x 38 in (121 x 97 cm) © HK Art & Antiques LLC Kim Tchah-Sup, PI's Window, Korea, 2006. Acrylic and Chinese ink on canvas. 16 x 50 in (40.7 x 127 cm) © HK Art & Antiques LLC Bohnchang Koo, BM 04, 2006. 63 x 50 cm © HK Art & Antiques LLC  An impressed celadon dish with flower design, Goryeo Dynasty (12th century). H. 2.9 cm, D. 14.7 cm © HK Art &... [Lire la suite]

19 décembre 2016

Amitabha triad, Korea, Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), dated 1333

Amitabha triad, Korea, Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), dated 1333. Gilt bronze; a) Buddha: 27 3/16 in. (69.1 cm) b) Attendant bodhisattva, right: 34 1/4 in. (87 cm) c) Attendant bodhisattva, left: 34 1/4 in. (87 cm). All three purchased from Japanese dealer/collector Yanai Seiichiro in 1912, L.2016.43.1a–e. Photograph courtesy the National Museum of Korea This triad represents the Buddha Amitabha (Korean: Amita), who presides over the Western Paradise, and his attendant bodhisattvas, Avalokitesvara (Korean: Gwaneum), on the right, and... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2016

'Korean Ceramics: From Archaeology to Art History' at Princeton University Art Museum

Maebyong vessel (detail), 12th–13th century, Korean, Goryeo dynasty, 918–1392. Stoneware with inlaid decoration of crane and clouds under celadon glaze; h. 36.0 cm., diam. 21.0 cm. (14 3/16 x 8 1/4 in.). Museum purchase, Trumbull-Prime Fund (y1929-406) © 2016 The Trustees of Princeton University PRINCETON, NJ.- The ceramics in this installation not only highlight the technological and artistic developments that occurred over two millennia on the Korean Peninsula but also demonstrate the complex... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2016

A Korean celadon-glazed bowl, Goryeo dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 34. A Korean celadon-glazed bowl, Goryeo dynasty, 12th-13th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The bowl is incised on the interior with three phoenixes in flight, covered overall with a bluish-green glaze. 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) diam. Two chips to the mouth rim - there are scratches and abrasion to both exterior and interior  - a glaze gap to the interior - a few surface nicks - three spur marks on the base. Estimation: USD 3,000 - 4,000 Provenance: Bluett & Sons Ltd.,... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2016

Maebyeong with lotus decoration, Korea, Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), 11th century

Maebyeong with lotus decoration, Korea, Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), 11th century. Stoneware with iron-brown design under celadon glaze. H. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm). Fletcher Fund, 1927; 27.119.12 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  The lotus’s distinctive open leaf forms the center of the painted design on this maebyeong. Iron pigment typically adds a yellowish tint to celadon glaze, as seen here. The style of the design is similar to those on iron-painted vessels from Cizhou kilns of Song... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2016

Maebyeong decorated with cranes and clouds, Korea, Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), second half of the 12th century

Maebyeong decorated with cranes and clouds, Korea, Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), second half of the 12th century. Stoneware with inlaid decoration under celadon glaze. H. 13 1/4 in. (33.7 cm); Diam. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm). Gift of Sadajiro Yamanaka, 1911; 11.8.1 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  The cranes and clouds, popular motifs on Goryeo celadon, are delicately yet expressively rendered. Set against the green color of the glaze, they appear to be floating in the sky.
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17 juillet 2016

Maebyeong decorated with cranes and clouds, Korea, Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), late 13th century

Maebyeong decorated with cranes and clouds, Korea, Goryeo dynasty (918–1392), late 13th century. Stoneware with inlaid design under celadon glaze. H. 11 1/2 in. (29.2 cm); Diam. 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm); Diam. of base 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm). Fletcher Fund, 1927; 27.119.11 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  This quintessentially Korean maebyeong (plum bottle), with its voluptuous form and an eye-catching design of large cranes and clouds, was produced at the famous celadon kiln site at Buan Yucheon-ri... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2015

Men's Goryeo (918-1392) hanbok

Men's Goryeo (918-1392) hanbok
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24 février 2015

Rare 14th century ceramic flask leads the Bonhams Fine Japanese & Korean Works of Art Sale

A large and rare Ko-Seto heishi (flask), Kamakura period (early 14th century), 12 1/16in (30.5cm) high. Est. $225,000-300,000. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams presents Fine Japanese & Korean Works of Art on March 18, an auction that will place superb examples of classic Japanese art, Meiji era craftsmanship and a much anticipated private collection of Korean works on the auction block. The rarest item on offer is an early 14th century large Japanese Ko-Seto heishi (flask) that is expected to fetch between... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2013

LACMA's 2013 Collectors Committee adds nine objects to the museum's collection

Seatted Buddha, Goryeo dynasty, 11th-12th century. Cast iron. Height: 25 1/4 in. Gift of the 2013 Collectors Committee. ©Photo 2013 Museum Associates/LACMA. LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announces the acquisition of nine artworks through the museum’s 28th annual Collectors Committee fundraiser. A diverse range of objects have been added to the museum’s permanent collection, including one of the oldest surviving wood sculptures from Africa, carbon dated to the 15th century. The acquisition, made possible in... [Lire la suite]