07 juin 2009

'Through the Seasons: Japanese Art in Nature' @ the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

Morning Glories, Edo period (1615–1868), early 19th century, by Suzuki Kiitsu (Japanese, 1796–1858) One of a pair of six-panel folding screens: ink, color and gold on gilded paper, 5 ft. 10 3/16 x 12 ft. 5 1/2 in. (178.2 x 379.8 cm) each. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Seymour Fund, 1954. Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. WILLIAMSTOWN, MA.- Seasonal change and depictions of the natural world have formed a core in the repertoire of Japanese artists throughout the ages. The exhibition Through the Seasons:... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2009

Tosa Mitsuoki (1617 - 91) (attribué à)..Jeune femme debout

Tosa Mitsuoki (1617 - 91) (attribué à)..Jeune femme debout pieds nus, se retournant, protégeant le bas de son manteau en le tenant à la main. Signé Tosa sakon shôgen Mitsuoki hitsu. Encres de couleur, pigments et rehauts d'or sur papier. Dim. 32,2 x 83,3 cm. Monté en rouleau vertical. Conservé sous double boite en bois. Très bel état. Estimation : 4 500 / 6 000 € Vente du Jeudi 4 juin 2009. Art d'Orient, Art d'Extrême Orient, Archéologie, Art d'Afrique. Rossini - Paris
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01 juin 2009

Anonyme, attribué à Moronobu Hishikawa (1618 - 94). Femme assise face à un livre

Anonyme, attribué à Moronobu Hishikawa (1618 - 94). Femme assise face à un livre le regard perdu dans ses pensées, ramenant sa main droite à son cou dans un geste délicat tandis que son bras gauche reste délibérément sous son kimono. Pigments, gofun et traits d'or sur papier. Dim. : 25,2 x 51,7 cm. Estimation : 9 000 / 12 000 € Superbement monté en rouleau vertical. Conservé dans une double boite en bois plus un étui en carton. Malgré deux infimes et très discrètes traces de cassure parfai­tement restaurées, l'état est... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2009

'Fashioning Kimono: Art Deco and Modernism in Japan' @ The Tyler Museum of Art

Woman's formal long-sleeved kimono (furisode), Taisho period, 1920s. Motif: Boat filled with flowers; water, maple leaf, plum and pine. Crest: paulownia. Silk crepe, plain weave; handpainted, rice-paste resist outlining (yuzen): couched gold, couched silver, and silk thread embroidery, 68 3/5 x 50 1/2 inches. The Jeffrey Montgomery Collection TYLER, TX.- The Tyler Museum of Art casts an eye to the Far East as the venue prepares for its major summer exhibition, Fashioning Kimono: Art Deco and Modernism in Japan. The exhibition,... [Lire la suite]
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28 mai 2009

A fully articulated ivory okimono of a lobster, Meiji period

A fully articulated ivory okimono of a lobster, Meiji period naturalistically rendered, the body intricately carved with finely detailed carapace, tail and fins, the jointed legs with menacing claws, slender feelers extending to the sides and long tapering antennae sharply hooked reaching back over the body, the bulging eyes inset with wood pupils protruding from the head, unsigned. Est. 3,000—5,000 AUD. Lot Sold 20,400 AUD .Sotheby's. The Connoisseur's Collection, Including The Estate of the Late Edwina Baillieu 26 May 09.... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2009

A Japanese ivory figure of an elephant. Meiji Period, late 19th century

A Japanese ivory figure of an elephant. Meiji Period, late 19th century the underside of one foot signed with a Japanese character. 27.9 cm; 33 cm; 17.8 cm. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD. Lot Sold 10,625 USD Sotheby's. A Celebration of the English Country House. 09 Apr 09. New York. www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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21 mars 2009

Utagawa Kuniyoshi @ the Royal Academy of Arts, London

Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Fishermen at Teppozu, early 1830s, Colour woodblock, oban, 24.6 x 36.4 cm, American Friends of the British Museum (The Arthur R. Miller Collection) 03604 LONDON.- This Spring, the Royal Academy of Arts presents an exhibition on one of the greatest Japanese print artists, Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797 – 1861). Featuring over 150 works, the exhibition will present Kuniyoshi as a master of imaginative design. It will reveal the graphic power and beauty of his prints across an unprecedented range of subjects... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2009

Silk Stories, Taisho Kimono (1900-1940) @ Kunsthal Rotterdam

Gerroku-Style, 1905-1920, collection Jan Dees The kimono is part of Japan's most well known cultural heritage. Within the scope of the 400 year jubilee of Japanese-Dutch trading relations (1609-2009) the Kunsthal presents the exhibition Silk Stories, in which the development of the kimono, in the form of various fabrics, hand made decorations and new techniques takes up central position. The word kimono is a collective term for a variety of traditional pieces of clothing and can be translated as ‘thing to wear'. For the first... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2009

Box, Japan, 18th - 19th century, Edo Period

Box, Japan, 18th - 19th century, Edo Period Glazed ceramic (Seta?). H: 8.1 cm (3 1/6 inch), D: 15.4 cm (6 inch) Itemcode: 2010. Price: $2,200.00 (all text, images © Bachmann Eckenstein Art & Antiques) NEW YORK ASIA WEEK 2009. Bachmann Eckenstein Art & Antiques. Hardstrasse 45, CH - 4020 Basel. Switzerland. Tel: 41 6 1373 0624 - Fax: 41 6 1373 0626 - Email: email@Art-Antiques.ch - Website: www.art-antiques.ch
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16 mars 2009

Teabowl with lacquer repair (hakeme), Japan/Korea, 18th century, Edo Period

Teabowl with lacquer repair (hakeme), Japan/Korea, 18th century, Edo Period Glazed ceramic (Korea), Lacquer. H: 4.1 cm (1 3/5 inch), D: 11.2 cm (4 1/2 inch) On mended ceramics, see: Flickwerk. The Aesthetics of Mended Japanese Ceramics, Exhibition Catalogue, Cornell University, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art and Museum für Lackkunst, 2008 Itemcode: 2007. Price: $3,300.00 (all text, images © Bachmann Eckenstein Art & Antiques) NEW YORK ASIA WEEK 2009. Bachmann Eckenstein Art & Antiques. Hardstrasse 45, CH -... [Lire la suite]
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