18 juillet 2021

A Karatsu tea bowl, Japan, Momoyama period, late 16th - early 17th century

Lot 2025. A Karatsu tea bowl, Japan, Momoyama period, late 16th - early 17th century; h. 10.2 cm, l. 12.8 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 56,700 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Cabinet Portier & Associés, Paris. Sotheby's. Eclectic, Hong Kong, 14 July 2021

30 mai 2020

A lacquer smith work table or rectangular board, Tsubame Tori Ban, Japan, Showa period (1926-1989)

      Lot 5082. A lacquer smith work table or rectangular board, Tsubame Tori Ban, Japan, Showa period (1926-1989); 2.9 by 55.7 by 38.8 cm, 1 1/8  by 22 by 12 1/3  in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Sold for 60,000 HKD (7,099 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. with canted corners, the top of the panel with dense and abstract splashes of red lacquer over black extending over the sides to the edges of the reverse, the reverse with a superb marblelised ground of... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

A lacquer smith's low table, urushi goshi joban, Japan, Showa period (1926-1989)

Lot 5106. A lacquer smith's low table, urushi goshi joban, Japan, Showa period (1926-1989); 17.2 by 88 by 40.7 cm, 6 3/4  by 34 5/8  by 16 in. Estimate 35,000 — 45,000 HKD. Sold for 62,500 HKD (7,395 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular panel supported on two vertical recessed panels further resting on four short feet, the marblelised top of the table with an irregular residue of built-up layers of black and red lacquer extending down the sides. Note: The... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2020

A rare six-fold painted ‘Frolicking lion’ screen, Japan, Edo period, 19th century

Lot 12. A rare six-fold painted ‘Frolicking lion’ screen, Japan, Edo period, 19th century; 175 x 396 cm, 67⅞by 156 in. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. decorated with a karashishi in front of a waterfall, ink, pigment and gofun on paper. Provenance: Sotheby’s Paris, 16 December 2010, lot 357. Sotheby’s. Eclectic, Paris, 26 May 2020
22 avril 2020

An archaic bronze cross-shaped fitting, Zhou dynasty

Lot 10. An archaic bronze cross-shaped fitting, Zhou dynasty. 3.5cm, 1 3/8 in. Estimate 1,500 — 2,000 GBP (2,091 — 2,788 EUR). Lot sold 2,000 GBP (2,788 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. decorated to the centre with an animal mask, Japanese wood box; together with an archaic bronze bell, Japan, Kofun period, Japanese wood box. Quantity: 4.  Provenance: Cross-form fitting: Mayuyama & Co. Ltd, Tokyo. Sotheby's. The Soul of Japanese... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2020

Shikami Akujo, Attributed to the Echizen Deme family of master sculptors, Japan, Momoyama period, circa late 16th century

Shikami Akujo, Noh theatre mask. Attributed to the Echizen Deme family of master sculptors, Japan, Momoyama period, circa late 16th century. Wood (camphor). H 20.2 cm. © Yann Ferrandin. Literature: Masked warriors - battle stage of the Samurai, Japan Museum SieboldHuis, Leyden, 2018. YANN FERRANDIN, Stand 80c at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020.

23 janvier 2020

GALERIE CHRISTIAN DEYDIER, Stand 22c at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Haniwa horse head, Japan, Kofun Period, 6th century. Earthenware. H 46 cm. © Galerie Christian Deydier. Taotie mask, China, Shang Dynasty, 12th-11th century BC. Bronze with green patina. H 18 cm. © Galerie Christian Deydier. Dancer, China, Han Dynasty, 206 BC-220 AD. Earthenware with traces of polychromy. H 48 cm. © Galerie Christian Deydier.
09 juin 2019

Annam chawan, Vietnam, 14th-15th century & Annam-style chawan, Japan, Edo period. 17th century

Lot 2408. Annam chawan, Vietnam, 14th-15th century & Annam-style chawan, Japan, Edo period. 17th century. Estimate 700 € - 1 000 €. © 2008-2019, Van Ham Fine Art Auctioneers a) Large tea bowl (Annam chawan), titled "Big Wave" (Annan tetsu e nami chawan) on the lacquer box in gold lacquer. Stoneware, painted with cobalt blue under the finely crazed glaze. With vertical, slightly curved wall on a short foot ring. Outside with the typical wave pattern of early Vietnamese proto-porcelain. The glaze, apparently... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2019

Sotheby's announces an eclectic offering of objects from the prehistory period to the present

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong will present Curiosity V on 2 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. In its fifth instalment, the sale offers an eclectic and thought-provoking assemblage of works ranging across time and geographical space, from Ice Age Siberia, to Bronze Age China, Ancient Egypt and Medieval Europe. Highlights include an important Neolithic jade cong from the Liangzhu culture formerly in the distinguished collection of Duan Fang (1861-1911); a monumental stucco Buddha head dating from the... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2019

A set of writing table (bundai) , writing box (suzuribako) and paper box (fubako), School of Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Japan,

Lot 1151. A set of writing table (bundai) , writing box (suzuribako) and paper box (fubako), School of Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Japan, Meiji period, late 19th century. Writing table 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) high, 23 ¼ in. (59 cm.) wide, 13 ¼ in. (33.6 cm.) deep Writing box 9 in. (22.9 cm.) long Paper box 15 7/8 in. (40.3 cm.) long. Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Each executed in red, black and silver lacquer to simulate bamboo and applied with ants of black lacquer on the table, a cricket of... [Lire la suite]