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]