Japanese and Korean Art

Christie's
18 March 2014, New York, Rockefeller Center

Date of the auction: 18.03.2014

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Hwang Kyubaik (B. 1932)

Hwang Kyubaik (B. 1932)
Moon in a Tent , 1979
Hwang Kyubaik (B. 1932) Moon in a Tent , 1979 Signed and dated in pencil K. B. Hwang 79 and titled in pencil as above Color mezzotint on BFK Rives paper, numbered in pencil 99/100 Sheet 25½ x 19½in. (64.7 x 49.7cm.); image 13 5/8 x 11 5/8in. (34.6 x

Lot #: 595 A

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A cloisonné enamel jar and cover

A cloisonné enamel jar and cover
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)
A cloisonné enamel jar and cover Meiji period (late 19th century) The hexagonal jar decorated in polychrome enamels and gold and silver wires with panels of dragons on a red ground and with phoenixes on a light brown ground, set on

Lot #: 553

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)

Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806) Color woodcut: a half-length image of the courtesan Karakoto and girl attendant of the Chojiya brothel, signed Utamaro hitsu and published by Wakasaya Yoichi; together with a reprint of an image from the series

Lot #: 418

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Two color woodcuts: Shiba Zojoji (Zojoji Temple, Shiba), from the series Tokyo nijukkei (Twenty Views of Tokyo), 1925, published by Watanabe Shozaburo; Itako no yugure (Evening at Itako), 1932.6, published by Doi Sadaichi

Lot #: 450

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Ishiwata Koitsu (1897-1987)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Ishiwata Koitsu (1897-1987)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Ishiwata Koitsu (1897-1987) Two color woodcuts by Hasui: Kikyomon (The Kikyo Gate) from the series Tokyo nijukkei (Twenty Views of Tokyo), 1929; Haru no tsuki (Ninomiyakaigan) (Spring moon

Lot #: 454

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Ito Shinsui (1898-1972)

Ito Shinsui (1898-1972)
Ito Shinsui (1898-1972)
Ito Shinsui (1898-1972) Two color woodcuts: Hotaru (Firefly), a large-sized print of a woman with fan in the evening, a firefly above, signed Shinsui , published by Momose, undated, ribs of the fan embossed; a young geisha adjusting her coiffure using

Lot #: 458

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Sekino Jun'ichiro (1914-1968)

Sekino Jun'ichiro (1914-1968)
Profile portrait of girl in purple kimono Bunraku scene Boy with dog
Sekino Jun'ichiro (1914-1968) Profile portrait of girl in purple kimono Bunraku scene Boy with dog Color woodcuts: three large-size prints comprising a vertical profile portrait of a girl in purple

Lot #: 459 A

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kim Eelkwon (B. 1962)

Kim Eelkwon (B. 1962)
Untitled, 2013
Kim Eelkwon (B. 1962) Untitled, 2013 Signed and dated on verso in ink 2013 Kim Eelkwon and in hangul , Kim Eelkwon Oil on canvas 11¼ x 14¼in. (28.5 x 26cm

Lot #: 601

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Katsukawa Shuncho (act. 1780-95)

Katsukawa Shuncho (act. 1780-95)
Katsukawa Shuncho (act. 1780-95)
Katsukawa Shuncho (act. 1780-95) Color woodcuts: two pairs of amorous couples, from the series Imayo irokuni no ito --faded, creased and stained, one considerably wormed oban yoko-e : 9¾ x 14 5/8in. (24.8 x 37.2cm.); 9 5/8 x 14 3/8in

Lot #: 423

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Asakusa Kinryuzan (Asakusa Kinryuzan [Sensoji Temple]), from the series Meisho Edo hyakkei (One hundred views of famous places of Edo)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Asakusa Kinryuzan (Asakusa Kinryuzan [Sensoji Temple]), from the series Meisho Edo hyakkei (One hundred

Lot #: 429

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Color woodcuts: falcon on a vine-wrapped pine branch, signed Hiroshige hitsu and sealed Ichiryusai ; and a java sparrow on a morning glory, signed Hiroshige hitsu --first good impression and color; second

Lot #: 434

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Color woodcuts: parrot on a grape vine, signed Hiroshige hitsu ; swallow and wisteria, signed Hiroshige hitsu ; and a owl, pine and crescent moon--first good impression, slightly soiled; second slightly soiled

Lot #: 435

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Three woodcuts: wagtail and red and white chrysanthemums; a pair of mandarin ducks in an icy pond, leaves falling from above; and a kingfisher on a tree stump by reeds scouring for fish in a pond, each signed

Lot #: 436

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848) Color woodcuts: green warbler on budding branches; swallow and purple wisteria branches; two birds and purple wisteria branches; each signed Hiroshige hitsu --first good impression, stained, trimmed into seals

Lot #: 437

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848) Color woodcuts: owl, pine and crescent moon; java sparrow on magnolia branches; and a blue print ( aizuri-e ) of eastern chimney sparrows and willow branches, first two signed Hiroshige hitsu , third signed

Lot #: 438

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) Color woodcuts: four bird-and-flower prints comprising a blue and purple bird on a slender tree branch, signed Hiroshige hitsu ; a blue print ( aizuri-e ) of a bird flying above camellias and poem, signed

Lot #: 439

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848) Color woodcuts: bulfinch and branches of budding and flowering aronia, the stem of the left vertical branches from a red color block, signed Hiroshige hitsu , indistinct round seal Ichiryusai , published by

Lot #: 440

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848) Color woodcuts: red-cheeked bird and red plum blossoms, lower ground yellow, signed with two red seals Hiroshige ; canary and blue wisteria, signed Hiroshige hitsu and sealed Hiroshige --first very good

Lot #: 441

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Three color woodcuts: Senzokuike (Senzoku Pond), from the series Tokyo nijukkei (Twenty Views of Tokyo), 1928, published by Watanabe Shozaburo; Satsukiame (Arakawa) (May rain [Arakawa]), 1932, published by Doi Sadaichi

Lot #: 448

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Four color woodcuts: Arakawa no tsuki (Akabane) (Moon over Arakawa River [Akabane]), from the series Tokyo nijukkei (Twenty views of Tokyo), 1929, published by Watanabe Shozaburo; Haru no yuki (Kyoto Kiyomizu) (Spring snow

Lot #: 449

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Three color woodcuts: Omiya Hikawakoen (Hikawa Park, Omiya), 1930, published by Watanabe Shozaburo; Funabori no yuki (Snow at Funabori), 1932.1, published by Doi Sadaichi; Hida Nakayama Shichiri (Hida Nakayama Shichiri

Lot #: 451

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Three color woodcuts: Yuki no Miyajima (Snow at Miyajima), 1928, published by Watanabe Shozaburo; Harusame (Gokokuji) (Spring rain [Gokokuji Temple]), 1932, published by Doi Sadaichi; Owari Kamezaki (Owari, Kamezaki), 1928

Lot #: 452

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Color woodcuts: Hoshi tsuki no yoru (Miyajima) (Starlit night [Miyajima]), from the series Tabi miyage dai sanshu (Souvenirs of travel, third series), 1928, published by Watanabe Shozaburo; Kawaguchiko (Lake Kawaguchi

Lot #: 453

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957)
Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) Three color woodcuts: Kiri no asa (Yotsuya Mitsuke) (Misty morning [Yotsuya Mitsuke]), 1932; Satsuki ame (Arakawa) (May rain [Arakawa]), 1932; Kure no yuki (Edogawa) , (Evening snow [Edo River]), 1932.2; each signed Hasui and

Lot #: 455

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949)

Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949)
Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949)
Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949) Five color woodcuts: Benkeibashi (Benkei Bridge), 1933.4; Hibiya no tsuki (Moon over Hibiya), 1933.2; Takanawa Sengakuji (Sengakuji Temple, Takanawa), 1933.5; Zojoji no yuki (Snow at Zojoji temple), 1933.1; each from

Lot #: 456

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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An octagonal porcelain dish

An octagonal porcelain dish
ARITA WARE, KAKIEMON STYLE, EDO PERIOD (LATE 17TH CENTURY)
An octagonal porcelain dish Arita ware, Kakiemon style, Edo period (late 17th century) Moulded in eight lobes and painted in polychrome enamels and gilt over clear glaze with a pair of quails, blossoming plum

Lot #: 460

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A silver incense burner

A silver incense burner
MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), SIGNED MASAYUKI KOKU
A silver incense burner Meiji-Taisho period (early 20th century), signed Masayuki koku The globular body set on three feet, cast and chiseled with various chrysanthemums, fitted in the interior with a removable

Lot #: 517

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A patinated bronze vase

A patinated bronze vase
MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), SIGNED KAZUMASA
A patinated bronze vase Meiji-Taisho period (early 20th century), signed Kazumasa Of slightly tapering form with high shoulder, cast and patinated in silver with two mice on a black ground; signature on base 9½in

Lot #: 537

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806) Chobunsai Eishi (1756-1827)

Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806) Chobunsai Eishi (1756-1827)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)
Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806) Chobunsai Eishi (1756-1827) Color woodcuts: three erotic prints, one plate number 7 of Utamaro's set Negai no itoguchi , featuring the clandestine meeting between a married woman and

Lot #: 424

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848)
Tokaido kawa zukushi Oigawa no zu (Collection of rivers along the Tokaido: View of the Oi River)
Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1848) Tokaido kawa zukushi Oigawa no zu (Collection of rivers along the Tokaido: View of the Oi River) Color woodcut triptych: women and their

Lot #: 430

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$2,500

Date: 18 Mar 2014