28 avril 2012

Part III of the Edward Wrangham Collection @ Bonhams

A rare and finely-lacquered suzuribako (writing box) and cover by Shibata Zeshin. Estimate: £150,000 – 180,000. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- A diverse selection of works by the famous artist Shibata Zeshin, including a rare and finely-lacquered suzuribako (writing box), will be sold in the Fine Japanese Art sale on May 17th at Bonhams, New Bond Street.  Estimated to sell for £150,000 – 180,000, the writing box is decorated with motifs associated with the Five Seasonal Festivals. The exterior of the lid depicts a silk winder... [Lire la suite]