With Steady Sales on Opening Weekend, Asia Week New York Extends Online Virtual Viewing Rooms to March 27

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New York: When Asia Week New York opened on Thursday, March 11, it was entering unchartered territory. Before the pandemic, galleries and auction houses were abuzz with international collectors, curators and Asian art enthusiasts seeking out treasures. While 13 New York galleries are open by appointment through March 20th, all 29 exhibitions went digital on a newly revamped platform, attracting a number of buyers on opening weekend. 

“We are very pleased with the enthusiastic response from visitors to the website, many of whom made significant purchases and have decided to extend the virtual viewing rooms through March 27th,” says Asia Week New York chairperson Katherine Martin. 

As of press time, reported sales from the online viewing rooms https://spring2021.asiaweekny.com/ include:

Egenolf Gallery Japanese Prints

Chiura Obata (1885-1975):

Setting Sun, Sacramento 

Evening Glow, Mono Lake

Lake Mary Inyo National Forest

Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch
A neglected heroine, Guler, 1760-70

Nicholas Grindly LLC

A zhazhenmu footrest, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th century

HK Art & Antiques

A shelf cabinet, Joseon Dynasty, Korea

Rosanjin-shino-teabowl
Rosanjin-shino-teabowl

Joan B. Mirviss, LTD sold all but two ceramics from her exhibition,Tradition Redefined: Rosanjin and His Rivals

Onishi Gallery

Osumi Yukie: Silver Vase Kaikei (Seascape)

Tamagawa Norio: Nokume-gare Vase 074

Iede Takahiro: Nakatsugi Kodo (Beat)

Ito Sekisui V.: Mumyoi Neriage Round Jar with Flower Patterns

Scholten Japanese Art

Utagawa Hiroshige III (Ando Tokubei) (1842-1894) View of Foreigner’s Mansion in Yokohama

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) The Painting ‘Fujiwara Yasumasa Plays the Flute by Moonlight’ Displayed at the Exhibition for the Promotion of Painting in Autumn 1882

Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915) Hunter with Eagle Diptych

Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915) Our Field Artillery Attacks the Enemy Camp at Jiuliancheng

Kobayashi Kiyochika (1847-1915) Snow Scene at Kourne Hikibune-dori

Yoshu Chikanobu (1838-1912) A Collection of Pictures of Chignon Wigs to Put On

Utagawa Sadahide (1807-1873) Home of a Foreign (American) Merchant in Yokohama 

Sebastian Izzard LLC Asian Art

Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865):

Ichikawa Danjūrō VII in Shibaraku Costume Throwing Beans at Setsubun

Beauty Beneath a Mosquito Net

Ten Scenes from the Vendetta of the Soga Brothers

Bando Mitsugoro III as Minamoto no Yorimasa and Ichikawa Danjuro VII as his Henchman I no Hayata  

The Amorous Murasaki Finds Pleasure in Fifty or More Chapters

TAI Modern
Shono Shounsai, Mugwort Basket (Cocoon)

Maeda Chikubosai II, Jakago (Gabion-style Flower Basket)

Kibe Seiho, Ten Thousand Flowers

The Art of Japan

Kikugawa Eizan (1787-1867) Renzan of the Chikuzenya in Maruyama

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1798-1861) Winter

Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865, Making Rice Cakes in the Twelfth Month

Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) The Eighth Month: Moon Viewing on the Fifteenth Night (Hatsuki: Tsukimi)

Thomsen Galleries

Lacquer boxes by Yoshio Okada, Cloudy Sky, Bright Moon and Floating Box and Sprinkled Design of Jelly Fish

Murray_Dancing Figure
Murray_Dancing Figure

Thomas Murray

Dancing Figure Pua Sungkit” from the Iban Dayak people of Borneo

Zetterquist_Treasure Grid
Zetterquist_Treasure Grid

Zetterquist Galleries

An 18th century Treasure Box: Scholar’s Objects from the Shang-Ming Dynasty

Carved Yaozhou Bowl, Song Dynasty, 960-1279, China

Longquan Phoenix Tail Vase, Yuan Dynasty, 1279-1368, China

About Asia Week New York 

The collaboration of top-tier international Asian art galleries, the major auction houses-Bonhams, Christie’s, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, iGavel, and Sotheby’sand numerous museums and Asian cultural institutions, Asia Week New York is a week-long celebration filled with simultaneous gallery open houses, Asian art auctions as well as numerous museum exhibitions, lectures, and special events. Participants from the United States and countries abroad unveil an extraordinary selection of museum-quality treasures from China, India, the Himalayas, Southeast Asia, Tibet, Nepal, Japan, and Korea. 

Asia Week New York Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade membership organization registered with the state of New York. For more information visit www.AsiaWeekNewYork.com @asiaweekny #asiaweekny 

About Songtsam, Presenting Sponsor

Continuing as Presenting Sponsor for Asia Week New York is Songtsam Hotels, Resorts & Tours, an award-winning luxury boutique hotel group with twelve properties (four Linka resort hotels and eight lodges) located in the Chinese provinces of Tibet and Yunnan.  Founded by Baima Duoji, in 2000, the hotel group is the only collection of luxury Tibetan-style retreats found across the Tibetan Plateau that strives to preserve and share the cultures and spirituality of its locale, all the while offering guests sophisticated elegance, refined design, modern amenities, and unobtrusive service in places of natural beauty and cultural interest.

For information, visit: www.songtsam.com/en

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