4 Press Releases

Tag: Edo Period

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    Golden Inro Case, Yongzheng Bowl, and Cinnabar Boxes Lead Margaret Woodbury Strong’s Estate Sale

    Slung around the waist of warriors, inro cases were designed during the Edo period in 19th-century Japan to carry small, valuable items. Today, inro cases are rarer and more valuable than the things they once carried. In the Strong Diversions: Property from a Lifetime of Play auction at Hindman, a…

    A Large Japanese Gold, Red and Black Lacquer Three-Case Inro
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    Samurai Armor and Korean Porcelain to Highlight Bonhams Auction

    The simplicity of white porcelain caught the eye of Korea’s aristocracy and upper class in the 15th century. Demand became so high for the porcelain that makers eventually sprouted up across the peninsula. Several examples of these pieces are available in the upcoming Fine Japanese and Korean Art auction, presented…

    KAWASE HASUI (1883-1957)
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    Specialty Auction

    Katsushika Hokusai, a Japanese ukiyo-e artist of the Edo period, produced his most important work after the age of 60. He was a member of the Nichiren sect of Buddhism and his religious beliefs considerably influenced his work.  Hokusai’s series titled Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, which he created between…

    Bai Jingzhou
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    Kimono & Japanese Art

    Alexander Murray's personal collection of art and everyday items are available in the upcoming Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers offered event, the Kimono & Japanese Art auction. Kimonos from multiple eras are the most notable items. But despite the auction's name, several lots span over 250 years of Asian history and…

    Japanese Edo Period Men's Figural Silk Kimono