15 mars 2019

A stoneware dish, Karatsu ware, Okugorai type, Momoyama period, early 17th century

Lot 305. A stoneware dish, Karatsu ware, Okugorai type, Momoyama period, early 17th century; 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000. Unsold.  © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The circular dish set on a ring foot, the dark grayish body decorated in underglaze iron-oxide with freely-painted reeds on the interior. Provenance: Todoroki Takashi (1938-2016), Tokyo. Todoroki was a famous connoisseur of Asian art, especially known for his great collection of Korean ceramics, Buddhist art and... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2019

A Deep Teabowl with Dragon Design, named Noboriryu (rising dragon), Mino ware, Black Oribe type, Momoyama period, early 17th c

Lot 306. A Deep Teabowl with Dragon Design, named Noboriryu (rising dragon), Mino ware, Black Oribe type; glazed stoneware, Momoyama period, early 17th century; 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high; 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The deep teabowl set on a raised circular foot and scraped around the sides with horizontal striations, designed in black glaze with abstract image on one side and black bands on the opposite side and in the... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2019

A Teabowl Mino ware, Black Oribe type; glazed stoneware, Momoyama period, early 17th century

Lot 307. A Teabowl Mino ware, Black Oribe type; glazed stoneware, Momoyama period, early 17th century; 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high; 6 ¼ in. (15.9 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$60,000 - US$80,000. Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The deep teabowl set on a raised circular foot and scraped around the sides with horizontal striations, the side and interior applied with a flecked matte black glaze. Provenance: Todoroki Takashi (1938-2016), Tokyo. Literature: Shino to Oribe/ Shino and Oribe (Tokyo:... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2018

An Incense Box [Kogo] Mounted as an Inro, Momoyama Period, 16th-17th century

Lot 35. An Incense Box [Kogo] Mounted as an Inro, Momoyama Period, 16th-17th century; 7.5cm. diam. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000. Price realised GBP 3,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The circular box and cover decorated in gold, black and red hiramaki-e and takamaki-eand inlaid in carved ivory, stained ivory, coral, pewter, silver and mother-of-pearl with a pavillion in a rocky landscape with a waterfall and ducks, small mother-of-pearl sliding doors opening to reveal two Chinese figures, the... [Lire la suite]
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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]
27 février 2017

Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art at Asia Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Samurai armor bearing the crest of the Inaba family. Signed by Myochin Munesada and dated 1757 © Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art Okina Sōmen, A full face russet iron samurai armor’s mask formed and decorated to resemble the face of an old man, Edo period, 18th century © Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art Yutō, A large turned and assembled wood negoro ewer for hot water, Momoyama period, 16th century. Height: 36.8 cm © Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art Mino Ware, Oribe Style. A green... [Lire la suite]

09 janvier 2017

A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century

Lot 8. A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century. © Christie's Image Ltd 2017 The rectangular casket with domed hinged cover, decorated in gold hiramaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl and bordered with chequered bands, the cover and the front with two lozenge-shaped panels containing a pavilion amongst a maple tree and kikyo [Chinese bellflowers] and a hawk amongst tachibana on a shippo-hanabishi ground, the sides with... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2017

A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th - early 17th century

Lot 6. A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th - early 17th century © Christie's Image Ltd 2017 The rectangular casket with domed hinged cover, decorated in shark skin, gold hiramaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl over a black ground, each panel bordered with inlaid bands and shippo patterns, copper gilt fittings engraved with stylised flowers - 16.9cm. wide. Estimate GBP 5,000 - 7,000 Notes: For an example decorated in shark skin in the Tokyo... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2017

A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century

Lot 5. A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The rectangular casket with domed hinged cover, decorated in gold hiramaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl on a black ground, the cover with prunus, camellia with flowering vines and tachibana, the front with kiri [paulownia], prunus and peony, one side with morning glory and tachibana, the other side with vines and autumn flowers, the back with further vines and flowers,... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2017

A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century

Lot 4. A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The rectangular casket with domed hinged cover, decorated in gold hiramaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl on a black ground, the cover and the front with camellia and kiri [paulownia], the sides with morning glory and vines, the back with further vines, each panel bordered with bands of geometric patterns and namban tendril, copper fittings engraved with stylised flowers... [Lire la suite]