27 novembre 2018

A copper articulated sculpture of a lobster, Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Moriyoshi and incised seal mark

Lot 3820. A copper articulated sculpture of a lobster, Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Moriyoshi and incised seal mark. Body 13 ¾ in. (37.9 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 550,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bronze lobster constructed of numerous hammered plates jointed inside the body, the body bends and the eyes, antennae, limbs, fins and legs move, the details finely carved and chiseled, signature on underside of fin. Literature: Kuo Hong-Sheng... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2018

A silver kettle wrapped in iron, Meiji period (late 19th century), sealed Sobi (Yamada Sobi; 1871-1916)

Lot 3834. A silver kettle wrapped in iron, Meiji period (late 19th century), sealed Sobi (Yamada Sobi; 1871-1916); 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 650,000 - HKD 950,000. Price realised HKD 1,125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The compressed globular form with a spout, the body and lid finely hammered and wrapped in iron, applied with hammered iron handle, the lid set with a round finial partially applied with gold, signature on body. Literature: Kuo Hong-Sheng and Chang Yuan-Feng, chief... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2018

A hammered iron vase, Meiji period (late 19th century), sealed Sobi (Yamada Sobi; 1871-1916)

Lot 3835. A hammered iron vase, Meiji period (late 19th century), sealed Sobi (Yamada Sobi; 1871-1916); 14 5/8 in. (37.1 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 1,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The ovoid form with short flared neck finely hammered in low relief, the body section encircled by a band designed with various animals, seal mark on base. With original wood box titled tetsu uchidashi gunju kabin (hammered iron vase designed with various animals)... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2018

An important iron articulated sculpture of an eagle on stand, Meiji period (circa 1894), signed Shinjiro

Lot 3825. An important iron articulated sculpture of an eagle on stand, Meiji period (circa 1894), signed Shinjiro (Itao Shinjiro; 1842-1911); 19 3/8 in. (49.2 cm.) long without stand. Estimate HKD 5,500,000 - HKD 7,000,000 (USD 704,962 - USD 897,225). Price realised HKD 6,700,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The iron eagle constructed of numerous hammered plates jointed inside the body, the beak opens, the neck, wings, limbs and claws move, the eyes inlaid in stone, the details of... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2016

BachmannEckenstein JapaneseArt at Asia Week New York 2016

Ikeno Taiga and Gyokuran, Landscape. Ink and color on paper, 51 x 10 ¾ inches. © BachmannEckenstein  Teabowl. Japan, Edo Period, 17th century. Iga ware. Height: 3 x 5 inches (7.5 x 12.5 cm). © BachmannEckenstein  Tamamizu Ichigen (1662-1722). Raku Teabowl. Japan, Edo Period. Raku ware. Height: 3 3/8 inches (8.7 cm). Diameter: 4 1/4 inches (11 cm). © BachmannEckenstein  Hine Taizan (1813-1869). Hanging Scroll. Japan, Meiji Period—dated 1868.... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2015

Sale of Wrangham collection of Japanese miniature art continues at Bonhams

A very rare blue-lacquer two-case inro. Attributed to Heishusai (Ishibashi Sojiro, 1847-1918), Meiji Period. Estimate £40,000 - 50,000 (€54,000 - 68,000). Photo Bonhams LONDON.- Bonhams will hold the sixth (and penultimate) of a series of sales from the Edward Wrangham Collection on Tuesday 10 November at its New Bond Street headquarters in London. The five previous sales of the Edward Wrangham Collection - considered to be Europe's pre-eminent private collection of Japanese miniature art - have so far... [Lire la suite]

18 avril 2015

Bonhams to auction five masterpieces of the Meiji period

Iron model of a spiny lobster, made by an unknown artisan. Estimated at £30,000-40,000 (€42,000 - 56,000). Photo Bonhams. LONDON.- Five exquisite items from the Meiji Period, including delicate cloisonné and magnificent ironwork, will lead the Fine Japanese Art auction at Bonhams New Bond Street on 14 May. Estimates for the lots, made by some of the greatest craftsmen of the era, range from £5,000-8,000 to £30,000-40,000. The top lot of the Meiji Period items in the auction is a fully articulated iron model... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2015

Arts of Asia exhibition at Heather James Fine Art in Palm Desert, California

Pair of Wooden Temple Figures, Japan,  Est. 1467-1652. Nio Wood, 71 in. high. Photo courtesy Heather James Fine Art. Centuries of antiquities — loaded with historical, ritual, and cultural significance — weave an intricate story of centuries of dynasties and eras in the Arts of Asia exhibition at Heather James Fine Art in Palm Desert, California. Spanning 2,000 years, the objects in the show are organized by geography: China, Japan, and India & Southeast Asia. The rise and fall of many... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2015

Bonhams offers magnificent incense burner by Japanese master

  Shoami Katsuyoshi (1832-1908),  inlaid bronze plum blossom koro (incense burner) and cover, 1889, Meiji Period, Japan. Estimate £75,000-80,000.  Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- An inlaid bronze plum blossom koro (incense burner) and cover by the Japanese metalworker, Shoami Katsuyoshi (1832-1908), will be auctioned in the Fine Japanese Art sale at Bonhams New Bond Street on 14 May. The koro, which dates from 1889, during the Meiji Period in Japan, is estimated at... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2014

A bronze articulated model of a beetle, Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Watanabe

A bronze articulated model of a beetle, Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Watanabe. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The beetle constructed of numerous parts joined together, the neck and limbs move, finely finished with brown patina, the details of the body incised; signature on underside; 6in. (15.2cm.) long. Estimation USD 4,000 - 6,000 Generally in very good overall condition for its age. Christie's. Japanese Art: Meiji Period Magnificence -https://onlineonly.christies.com/
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