21 juillet 2021

Top six of from the Edward Wrangham Collection of Japanese Art at Bonhams London, 19 July 2021

Lot 105. A fine and rare black-lacquer three-case saya (sheath) inro, By Kanshosai Toyo, 19th century. Estimate £7,000 - £8,000. Sold for £ 21,500 (€ 24,842). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The saya of roiro, lacquered on either side in shibuichi-nuri (simulated shibuichi) with the maru ni juji mon (crest of a cross within a circle), the emblem of the Shimazu Family, the inner three-case inro with a rich roiro ground finely embellished with an erotic scene of... [Lire la suite]

01 novembre 2019

Masterpieces by Japan's most celebrated lacquer artist from a royal collection offered at Bonhams

LONDON.- Bonhams announced the sale Masterpieces of Japanese art from a Royal collection that will take place on Thursday 7 November at Bonhams New Bond Street saleroom. The works of art from this outstanding private collection were created by some of the most acclaimed artists to emerge in Japan during the Edo and Meiji Periods.  Highlights of the collection will also be on exhibition at Bonhams New York from the 5-11 September 2019, before going to Bonhams Hong Kong saleroom from the 9-11 October 2019. Among... [Lire la suite]
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28 août 2019

Bonhams to offer the collection of Drs. Edmund and Julie Lewis

Lot 521. A Rare and Important Gilt Bronze Figure of Chijang Bosal (Ksitigarbha), Goryeo dynasty (918-1392), 13th-14th century. Estimate: $800,000-1,200,000 (€ 720,000 - 1,100,000). Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- On September 11, Bonhams will present the sale of The Collection of Drs. Edmund and Julie Lewis, which is highlighted by a rare and important gilt bronze figure of Chijang Bosal (Ksitigarbha), Goryeo dynasty (918-1392), 13th/14th century (estimate: $800,000-1,200,000). The collection of 115 lots also includes... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2019

A fine lacquer panel depicting lobsters, signed Gyoen Hachijuni O Koma zeshin [An old man in his 82nd year, Koma Zeshin], Meiji

Lot 157. A fine lacquer panel depicting lobsters, signed Gyoen Hachijuni O Koma zeshin [An old man in his 82nd year, Koma Zeshin], Meiji period, 1888; 96 x 105.6 cm., 37 5/8  x 41 1/2  in. Estimate £350,000 - £400,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the framed wood panel decorated in gold, silver and red in various lacquer techniques including sabiage, hiramaki-e, togidashi-e and takamaki-e on a black lacquer ground with a pair of Ise Ebi (spiny lobsters) on a rocky outcrop... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2019

Three important works by Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891) from the Irving Collection at Christie's New York, 20 March 2019

     Lot 810. A rectangular lacquer tray, Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Japan, Meiji period, late 19th century; 14 ¾ in. (37.6 cm.) long. Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Decorated in gold, silver, red, black and yellow hiramaki-e and takamaki-e against anishimeji (imitation stone) ground with millet on a tea kettle and with a grasshopper perched on the handle, signed Gyonen nanajusan okina... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2016

Perfection in Details. The Art of Japan in the Meiji Period (1868-1912) at the State Hermitage Museum

Suzuribako writing box, Last third of the 19th century. Box: wood, lacquer, mother-of-pearl, ivory, stone. Techniques: iro-urushi, takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashi, nashiji, ohirame, inlay, carving. Water-dropper: silver, non-ferrous alloys, 24.3 × 22 × 4.9cm © 1998 - 2016 The State Hermitage Museum.  SAINT PETERSBURG - Around 700 first-rate exhibits – ceramics and metalwork finished in a variety of techniques, articles decorated with enamel and lacquer show visitors the beauty of the work of... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2016

A lacquer box for tea utensils, by Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Meiji era (1868-1912), circa 1870-1890

Lot 582. A lacquer box for tea utensils, by Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Meiji era (1868-1912), circa 1870-1890. Estimate £20,000 - 30,000 (€25,000 - 38,000). Photo: Bonhams. A rectangular chabako (box for tea-ceremony utensils) and inrobuta (flush-fitting lid), the exterior decorated in gold, silver and coloured hiramaki-e and takamaki-eand shell inlay with sections of seidonuri (lacquer imitating patinated bronze), all on a dark brown-black background with areas of simulated... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2016

Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Kakejiku, circa 1870-1890

Lot 399. Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Meiji era (1868-1912), circa 1870-1890. The mount by Shoji Chikushin (1854-1936) and the jiku(rollers) by Shoji Hoshin (1898-1993), both Showa era (1926-1989), circa 1930, Kakejiku (vertical hanging scroll), ink, colours and gold on silk, depicting Lady Murasaki Shikibu, author of Genji monogatari (The Tale of Genji), seated at a desk with paper, writing set and incense burner, composing her great novel, signed Zeshin with pot-shaped... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2016

Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Album leaf mounted as a kakejiku, circa 1870-1890

Lot 398. Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Meiji era (1868-1912), circa 1870-1890, Album leaf mounted as a kakejiku (vertical hanging scroll), urushi (lacquer) on paper, depicting a sparrow perched on the trunk of an oak tree with a branch, leaves, and blossoms above, signed Zeshin with seal Koma; with fitted wood tomobako storage box inscribed outside Kashiwabana suzume urushi-e shi Zeshin hitsu柏花雀漆絵師是真筆 (Lacquer painting of oak flowers and sparrow by my master Zeshin),... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2016

Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Kakejiku, circa 1850-1890

Lot 397. Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Edo period (1615-1868) or Meiji era (1868-1912), circa 1850-1890, Kakejiku (vertical hanging scroll), ink and colours on silk, depicting a carp leaping from a stream with waterweed in the foreground, signed Zeshin with seal Tairyukyo; with wood tomobako storage box inscribedYuri zu Senshi Tairyukyo Zeshin hitsu 游鯉図先師対柳居是真筆 (Painting of a swimming carp by my master Tairyukyo Zeshin). Overall 182cm x 34.5cm (71 5/8in x 13 5/8in), image 91.5cm x... [Lire la suite]