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]

19 août 2018

Freeman's announces highlights from its upcoming Asian Arts Auction

Lot 196. A large Chinese carved wood figure of Samantabhadra, seated on an elephant, Ming Dynasty or earlier. Approx H: 37 in., 94cm; W: 32 in., 81.3cm. Estimate: $25,000-35,000. © Freeman's  PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Freeman’s September 7 Asian Arts auction will offer buyers a selection of nearly 650 lots of fine Chinese, Japanese, Burmese, Tibetan, and Korean decorative objects and works of art. Ranging from as early as the Neolithic period to present day, the breadth of material represented in the... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2015

Bonhams offers magnificent incense burner by Japanese master

  Shoami Katsuyoshi (1832-1908),  inlaid bronze plum blossom koro (incense burner) and cover, 1889, Meiji Period, Japan. Estimate £75,000-80,000.  Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- An inlaid bronze plum blossom koro (incense burner) and cover by the Japanese metalworker, Shoami Katsuyoshi (1832-1908), will be auctioned in the Fine Japanese Art sale at Bonhams New Bond Street on 14 May. The koro, which dates from 1889, during the Meiji Period in Japan, is estimated at... [Lire la suite]
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01 septembre 2012

Japanese Bronze from The Khalili Collection on view at The Royal Academy of Arts‏

Suzuki Chokichi (1848-1919) Incense burner (koro), c. 1880. Bronze with gilding and shakudo; 280 x 130 cm © The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Japanese Art on loan to Bronze, at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, 15 September to 9 December 2012 A major work of the Meiji period will be loaned by the Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Japanese Art to the Royal Academy of Arts in London for the exhibition Bronze, on view from 15 September to 9 December 2012.  This landmark show will celebrate the remarkable... [Lire la suite]
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