04 novembre 2009

Exquisite Porcelain Beauties and Newly-Discovered Cloisonne Enamel Treasures at Bonhams Fine Japanese Art Sale

Bonhams showcases museum-quality Kakiemon Ladies and a rare, unrecorded, full-size model of a cloisonné enamel go-ban (games board) The centrepiece of the sale will undoubtedly be the magnificent group of Kakiemon beauties which graces the front cover of the fine Japanese catalogue, going under the auctioneer's hammer at Bonhams New Bond Street on the 5th November. Products of a bygone era of Japan's feudal past, they were exported to the West to decorate the grand interiors of European palaces, reflecting the increasingly... [Lire la suite]