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]

14 octobre 2015

Exceptional works by Japanese master offered at Bonhams

Shibata Zeshin (柴田是真 (1807–1891). A tiger from an album of 18 urushi-e (lacquer) paintings. Estimate £15,000 - 20,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Bonhams will hold the second of a series of sales from the Misumi Collection of Important Works of Lacquer Art and Paintings on Tuesday 10 November at its New Bond Street headquarters in London. Last year’s white-glove sale of the first part of the collection achieved a total of £1,424,500, over four times the pre-sale estimate. A selection of masterpieces by... [Lire la suite]