05 mai 2019

An important suzuribako [writing box], signed Shosai, Meiji period, early 20th century

  Lot 112. An important suzuribako [writing box], signed Shosai, Meiji period, early 20th century; 23 cm., 9 1/8  in. Estimate £150,000 — 180,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular writing box with flush fitting cover and pewter rims decorated in gold, silver, black and red hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, kinpun, hirame, kirikane gold and silver on a fundame ground with numerous different chrysanthemum flowers and leaves, almost all an... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2017

Japanese Art in Asia Week: Leading dealers in the field present works from pre-history to today

Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849), In the Well of the Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa-oki nami ura), 1832. Color woodblock print: ōban yoko-e; H. 9 ⅞ × W. 14 ⅝ in. (25.1 × 37.1 cm). Series: Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei); signed: Hokusai aratame Iitsu hitsu; publisher: Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudō). Courtesy Sebastian Izzard LLC Asian Art. NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Week 2017 highlights hundreds of Japanese works of art as part of the broader celebration of the continent’s arts. From a pre-historic Jomon period pot to... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2016

Must-See Gallery Exhibitions During Asia Week New York

NEW YORK, NY.- March 10th kicks off Asia Week New York, the extraordinary ten-day extravaganza that animates New York with a glorious array of prized Asian works of art.  Originating from every corner of the Asian continent, the artworks will be shown throughout Manhattan by international Asian art specialists starting March 10 through March 19. In the museum-quality presentations by 45 galleries, art lovers can take in the rarest and finest examples of painting, sculpture, bronzes, ceramics, jewelry, jade, textiles,... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2014

A black lacquer writing box decorated with painted gold lacquer showing an Imperial Dragon en face, China, Qianlong period

A black lacquer writing box decorated with painted gold lacquer showing an Imperial Dragon en face, China, Qianlong period. Photo Nagel. Square box with silk interior. Traces of age, few cracks, edges partly chipped, stains of top of the cover. 30,5x27,5x4,5 cm. Estimate 2500/3500 € Compare also with a Qianlong example, illustrated in Qing Legacies, The Sumptuous Art of Imperial Packaging, The MacauMuseum of Art, Exhib.cat., Macau, December 2000, no.24,p. 99. Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst". 8.5.2014 -... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2012

A Cinnabar Lacquer Qin-Shaped Writing Box. Ming Dynasty, 15th Century - Sotheby's

A Cinnabar Lacquer Qin-Shaped Writing Box. Ming Dynasty, 15th Century - Photo Sotheby's of oblong form resembling a qin, the cover deftly carved and incised through the layers of red lacquer to the ochre ground with two long-tailed birds flying among peony blossoms wreathed by a profuse foliage and attendant buds, the birds plumage finely incised with striations, the sides carved with foliate ruyi, the box similarly carved with ruyi scrolls, enclosing an inkstone... [Lire la suite]