12 mai 2011

Top Prices Paid Once Again for Works of Art by Japanese Artist Shibata Zeshin @ Bonhams

A lacquer two-case inro By Shibata Zeshin. Sold for £120,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Considered one of Europe’s most important and comprehensive private collections of Japanese Gentleman’s accessories, Bonhams announces that Part Two of the Edward Wrangham collection realised £1.6 million on 10th May. Top prices were paid for inro* and other works of art by Shibata Zeshin (1868-1912), one of the most famous painters and lacquerers of the 19th century Meiji period in Japan. The top lot of the sale was an exquisite two case inro,... [Lire la suite]
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27 avril 2011

Extremely Rare Portrait of Famous Kabuki Actor Highlights Important Private Collection at Bonhams

  Bonhams presents part two of the Edward Wrangham Collection, after £2 million sale in November. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- Following the success of Part 1 of the Edward Wrangham Collection in November 2010, which realised over £2 million and included a world record price for an inro** sold at auction, Bonhams is delighted to announce the second sale of the collection that will take place at Bonhams, New Bond Street on 10th May. Considered one of Europe’s most important and comprehensive private collections of Japanese... [Lire la suite]
21 novembre 2010

Three ostrich eggs & A Japanese ivory and wood okimono signed Mitsuyuk, Meiji period

Three ostrich eggs. Meiji period (late 19th century). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Decorated in gold lacquer with figures, birds and frogs, two perspex stands and one lacquered stand; 9½ in. (24 cm.) high and similar (3) - Estimate £800 - £1,200. Price Realized £2,750 A Japanese ivory and wood okimono [sculptural ornament]. Signed Mitsuyuk, Meiji period (late 19th century). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Of two ivory birds with finely carved feather detail looking after a nest of eggs, inlaid eyes; 8 in.... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2010

Japanese realistic coloured ivory okimono of fruits. Late Meiji period

Two Japanese realistic coloured ivory okimono of apples. Late Meiji period © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd one with peel suspended down the side and brown patches of bruising, 7cm high (2.7" high) - Sold for AUD 6,000 Two Japanese realistic coloured ivory okimono of fruit. Late Meiji period © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd a lemon, 9cm long, and an apple cut in half showing core and pips, 10cm long (4" long) - Sold for AUD 1,920 Bonhams. The Owston Collection, 25 Jun 2010 to 26 Jun 2010. The Overseas... [Lire la suite]
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11 novembre 2010

Japanese Medicine Container Makes World Record in an International Sale at Bonhams

A roiro lacquer four-case inro By Shibata Zeshin (1807-1891), Meiji Period £162,000. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- Bonhams announced that a 19th century roiro lacquer four-case inro by Shibata Zeshin has made the world record price for on inro in an international sale, selling for £162,000 in Part 1 of the Edward Wrangham collection, one of Europe’s most important and comprehensive private collections of Japanese Gentleman’s accessories. The sale took place on 9th November at New Bond Street and made over £2million with 94% of lots... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2010

An ivory okimono of a skull, Japan, signed Tomochika, Meiji period

An ivory okimono of a  skull, Japan, signed Tomochika, Meiji period. photo courtesy Nagel L. 5,4 cm. Good condition - Estimate 300 € Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 4th 2010 www.auction.de
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30 octobre 2010

A pair of blue-ground phoenix cloisonné enamel vases, Japan, Meiji period

A pair of blue-ground phoenix cloisonné enamel vases, Japan, Meiji period. photo courtesy Nagel H. 18,8 cm. One vase very slightly chipped at the neck - Estimate 1 500 € Property from a German private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
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15 septembre 2010

Two Japanese cinnabar lacquer on bronze snuff bottles, 1800-1900 & Meiji period

A Japanese cinnabar lacquer on bronze snuff bottle. 1800-1900. photo courtesy Sotheby's of flattened spade shape below a cylindrical neck and metal-bound mouth, resting on a flat oval base, finely carved with a continuous field of magnolia blossoms and leaves, one face depicting a phoenix elegantly perched on a stem, the gilded bronze base incised with an apocryphal four-character Qianlong nianzhi mark; height 2 3/4 in., 7 cm - Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 20,000 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's London, 2nd... [Lire la suite]
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28 août 2010

Christie's Presents the Fall Sale of Japanese and Korean Art

NEW YORK, NY.- The sale of Japanese and Korean Art featuring Arts of the Meiji Period will offer a dynamic and varied array of over 250 works on September 15. The Japanese section of the sale will feature a group of enamel arts of the Meiji Period, screens, and bronze works, and the Korean section will offer a private collection of traditional Korean paintings, ceramics and paintings by Korean modern and contemporary artists. Japanese Art This September, Japanese Art will present more than 50 works of art from the Meiji Period... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2009

Exquisite Porcelain Beauties and Newly-Discovered Cloisonne Enamel Treasures at Bonhams Fine Japanese Art Sale

Bonhams showcases museum-quality Kakiemon Ladies and a rare, unrecorded, full-size model of a cloisonné enamel go-ban (games board) The centrepiece of the sale will undoubtedly be the magnificent group of Kakiemon beauties which graces the front cover of the fine Japanese catalogue, going under the auctioneer's hammer at Bonhams New Bond Street on the 5th November. Products of a bygone era of Japan's feudal past, they were exported to the West to decorate the grand interiors of European palaces, reflecting the increasingly... [Lire la suite]