Japanese and Korean Art

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

Date of the auction: 18.03.2014

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A pair of soft-metal-inlaid bronze vases

A pair of soft-metal-inlaid bronze vases
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED KAKO
A pair of soft-metal-inlaid bronze vases Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Kako Each vase of ovoid form with flared neck, inlaid in gold, silver, shakudo and copper with chrysanthemums and insects on a

Lot #: 541

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A parcel-gilt bronze ornament

A parcel-gilt bronze ornament
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED MIYAO (WORKSHOP OF MIYAO EISUKE)
A parcel-gilt bronze ornament Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Miyao (workshop of Miyao Eisuke) Designed in two colors of bronze and gilt with an attendant to Aridoshi, wearing a court

Lot #: 507

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A parcel-gilt bronze ornament

A parcel-gilt bronze ornament
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED MIYAO (WORKSHOP OF MIYAO EISUKE) AND SEALED EI
A parcel-gilt bronze ornament Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Miyao (workshop of Miyao Eisuke) and sealed Ei Designed in two colors of bronze and gilt with the figure of

Lot #: 509

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A parcel-gilt bronze ornament

A parcel-gilt bronze ornament
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED MIYAO (WORKSHOP OF MIYAO EISUKE)
A parcel-gilt bronze ornament Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Miyao (workshop of Miyao Eisuke) Designed in two colors of bronze and gilt with a dancer with a fan, wearing a head-piece and

Lot #: 510

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A patinated bronze incense burner

A patinated bronze incense burner
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED YUKITERU SEN
A patinated bronze incense burner Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Yukiteru sen The compressed bulbous form set on three stump feet, the lid and body chiseled with a branch of hibiscus on a shibuichi

Lot #: 526

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A patinated bronze ornament

A patinated bronze ornament
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED HOZAN SAKU (YUKAWA HOZAN)
A patinated bronze ornament Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Hozan saku (Yukawa Hozan) Finely cast, chiseled and patinated with gilt, silver, shakudo and shibuichi as Jurojin (God of Longevity

Lot #: 506

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$12,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A patinated bronze ornament of an elephant supporting a pago...

A patinated bronze ornament of an elephant supporting a pagoda
MEIJI PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), ELEPHANT SIGNED BIZAN SAKU (MADE BY BIZAN); PAGODA WITH MARK OF FUJII (FUJII YOSHITOYO)
A patinated bronze ornament of an elephant supporting a pagoda Meiji period (early 20th century), elephant signed

Lot #: 516

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A patinated bronze ornament of Laozi

A patinated bronze ornament of Laozi
MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), SEALED TAKAMURA KOUN (1852-1934)
A patinated bronze ornament of Laozi Meiji-Taisho period (early 20th century), sealed Takamura Koun (1852-1934) Finely cast and patinated as the bearded figure of Roshi (Laozi) seated on a

Lot #: 545

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,000

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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A patinated silver model of a parrot on hanging perch

A patinated silver model of a parrot on hanging perch
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED BAIKAI SAKU (NAKANO BAIKAI)
A patinated silver model of a parrot on hanging perch Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Baikai saku (Nakano Baikai) Naturalistically cast as a parrot and patinated, the

Lot #: 511

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A set of ten articulated soft-metal insects

A set of ten articulated soft-metal insects
EARLY 20TH CENTURY, NINE SIGNED KOZAN (TAKASE KOZAN; 1869-1934) WITH CURSIVE MONOGRAM ( KAO ), ONE GRASSHOPPER SIGNED MUNEYOSHI (TANAKA TADAYOSHI; ?-1958)
A set of ten articulated soft-metal insects Early 20th century, nine signed Kozan (Takase Kozan

Lot #: 535

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$60,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A set of two lacquer panels

A set of two lacquer panels
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), EACH SIGNED ZESHIN (SHIBATA ZESHIN; 1807-1891)
A set of two lacquer panels Meiji period (late 19th century), each signed Zeshin (Shibata Zeshin; 1807-1891) Each rectangular panel decorated in varicolored gold, red and black hiramaki-e and

Lot #: 488

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A Shibayama-style inlaid-silver tray

A Shibayama-style inlaid-silver tray
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED SEIMIN KOKU
A Shibayama-style inlaid-silver tray Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Seimin koku Of lobed form with twelve petals, the central roundel embellished with birds, flowers and tree by a stream in gold

Lot #: 520

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A shinto daisho

A shinto daisho
EDO PERIOD (17TH CENTURY), THE KATANA WITH SIGNATURE SUKEHIRO AND WITH DATE INSCRIPTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH 1654; THE WAKIZASHI SIGNED OMI NO KAMI MINAMOTO HISAMICHI WITH A CHRYSANTHEMUM MON
A shinto daisho Edo period (17th century), the katana with signature Sukehiro and with date

Lot #: 463

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A silver hinged box

A silver hinged box
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)
A silver hinged box Meiji period (late 19th century) The rectangular box on four short bracket feet, the hinged lid and sides chiseled with chrysanthemums, stamped jungin (pure silver) on base 5½ x 9 x 3in. (14 x 22.9 x 7.6cm

Lot #: 519

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

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 silver incense burner

A silver incense burner
MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), SIGNED KINSHODO
A silver incense burner Meiji-Taisho period (early 20th century), signed Kinshodo The bulbous form set on three feet, the body finely incised with chrysanthemums, the pierced cover designed with motifs of the Four

Lot #: 524

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A Small Inlaid Celadon Stoneware Oil Bottle

A Small Inlaid Celadon Stoneware Oil Bottle
GORYEO DYNASTY (12TH CENTURY)
A Small Inlaid Celadon Stoneware Oil Bottle Goryeo dynasty (12th century) Of disc form on a short ring foot, inlaid in white and black on the wide shoulder with a band of chrysanthemum arabesques within line-and-dot borders

Lot #: 580

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$30,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A small lacquer cabinet (kodansu)

A small lacquer cabinet ( kodansu )
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)
A small lacquer cabinet ( kodansu ) Meiji period (late 19th century) The small rectangular chest with hinged door, decorated in red hiramaki-e and takamaki-e with lobsters with long antenna on a kinji ground, the interior of the

Lot #: 496

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$12,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A soft-metal-inlaid box and cover

A soft-metal-inlaid box and cover
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED JOMI SEI (JOMI EISUKE II; 1839-1899)
A soft-metal-inlaid box and cover Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Jomi sei (Jomi Eisuke II; 1839-1899) The box oval, the lid cast and chiseled with a blossoming cherry tree in

Lot #: 531

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$5,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A soft-metal-inlaid bronze incense burner

A soft-metal-inlaid bronze incense burner
TAISHO PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), SEALED SHI
A soft-metal-inlaid bronze incense burner Taisho period (early 20th century), sealed Shi Of disk form set on three feet, finely decorated in silver and shakudo hirazogan with geometric florets, a paulownia crest

Lot #: 518

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

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A soft-metal-inlaid bronze incense burner

A soft-metal-inlaid bronze incense burner
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED KOWA AND SEALED HIRO
A soft-metal-inlaid bronze incense burner Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Kowa and sealed Hiro Of compressed bulbous form set on three feet, the lid and body chiseled and inlaid in gold

Lot #: 523

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A soft-metal-inlaid bronze incense burner

A soft-metal-inlaid bronze incense burner
MEIJI-TAISHO PERIOD (EARLY 20TH CENTURY), SIGNED INOUE ZO
A soft-metal-inlaid bronze incense burner Meiji-Taisho period (early 20th century), signed Inoue zo The tapering form set on three bracket feet, chiseled and inlaid in copper with branches of

Lot #: 525

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A soft-metal-inlaid bronze incense burner

A soft-metal-inlaid bronze incense burner
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED ...YASU AND WITH MARK OF NOGAWA
A soft-metal-inlaid bronze incense burner Meiji period (late 19th century), signed ...yasu and with mark of Nogawa Of ovoid form set on three stump feet, chiseled and inlaid in gold

Lot #: 527

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$10,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A soft-metal-inlaid bronze vase

A soft-metal-inlaid bronze vase
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED RAKUHOKU JYOSEN
A soft-metal-inlaid bronze vase Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Rakuhoku Jyosen Of ovoid form with short flared neck, decorated in silver and shakudo takazogan with a bird perched on a blossoming cherry

Lot #: 547

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A soft-metal-inlaid bronze vase and a pair of bronze vases ...

A soft-metal-inlaid bronze vase and a pair of bronze vases
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)
A soft-metal-inlaid bronze vase and a pair of bronze vases Meiji period (late 19th century) The single vase of ovoid form with straight neck applied with bird handles, cast, carved and inlaid in gold, shakudo

Lot #: 540

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A soft-metal-inlaid copper box

A soft-metal-inlaid copper box
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), WITH MARK OF NOGAWA
A soft-metal-inlaid copper box Meiji period (late 19th century), with mark of Nogawa The rectangular box on four bracket feet, the top of the lid and sides chiseled and inlaid in gold, silver, shakudo and copper

Lot #: 529

Estimate: US$2,500 - US$3,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A soft-metal-inlaid dish and a copper box

A soft-metal-inlaid dish and a copper box
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)
A soft-metal-inlaid dish and a copper box Meiji period (late 19th century) The bronze dish set on three feet, designed with a flying sparrow and plum, orchid, bamboo and chrysanthemum, known as the Four Gentlemen, inlaid and

Lot #: 530

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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A three-case lacquer inro

A three-case lacquer inro
EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), SIGNED CHION SAKU AND WITH CURSIVE MONOGRAM ( KAO )
A three-case lacquer inro Edo period (19th century), signed Chion saku and with cursive monogram ( kao ) Of circular shape decorated in gold, silver, red and brown hiramaki-e , togidashi and

Lot #: 484

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014

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An earthenware incense burner

An earthenware incense burner
MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY), SIGNED YABU MEIZAN
An earthenware incense burner Meiji period (late 19th century), signed Yabu Meizan The lozenge form set on four bracket feet, decorated over the crackled transparent glaze in polychrome enamels and gilt with panoramic

Lot #: 560

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 18 Mar 2014