23 août 2016

Strong selection of Japanese and Korean art at Bonhams New York

Lot 182. Ando Jubei (1876-1953), A fine cloisonné-enamel and partial plique-à-jour square bowl, Meiji era (1868-1912), c.1900. Estimate US$ 70,000 - 90,000 (€62,000 - 80,000). Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- Building on strong results from last March, Bonhams presents a 322-lot Fine Japanese and Korean Works of Art auction on Sept. 14. The sale features a group of Meiji period masterpieces from the studios of Ando Jubei, Namikawa Yasuyuki, Namikawa Sosuke and Yabu Meizan, among... [Lire la suite]

04 septembre 2015

Magnificent painting by Ike Taiga leads Bonhams Japanese Art Sale in New York

Ike Taiga (1723-1776), Kochukenkon 壷中乾坤 (The Universe in a Jar), dated 1755. Estimate US$ 100,000 - 150,000 (€89,000 - 130,000). Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- An important handscroll with an unbroken line of provenance since it was first commissioned in 1775 leadsBonhams Japanese Art sale in New York on 15 September.  Painted by the artist Ike Taiga (1723-1776), Kochukenkon – The Universe in a Jar was created at the request of the noble Yoshimitsu family. Subsequently it was held in the collection of... [Lire la suite]