6 Press Releases

Tag: Meiji Period

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    Asian Works of Art

    Korean astronomer Jang Yeong-sil was a Chief Engineer in the court of Korea’s King Sejong the Great. Belonging to humble origins, Jang became one of the most prominent Korean academics of his time. The Korean sundial, or Angbu-ilgu, was among his notable inventions. Meaning “pot-shaped sun clock staring at the…

    Blue and White Water Coupe
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    Time Pieces, Jewelry, Art and Antiques

    A.B. Levy’s will present a selection of watches, furniture, and sculpture in the upcoming Time Pieces, Jewelry, Art, and Antiques auction. Among the highlighted lots is a Meiji Period elephant figure made of patinated bronze. This sculpture, created in the late 19th century, depicts a standing elephant being attacked by…

    Time Pieces, Jewelry, Art and Antiques A. B. Levy's
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    Masks, Marvels, and Mysteries

    Whitley’s Auctioneers will offer the upcoming Masks, Marvels, and Mysteries auction at the end of January. In this sale, a selection of Japanese Meiji period vases, okimonos, and carved statues will be available. The Meiji era occurred between 1868 and 1912. Emperor Meiji (Mutsuhito) was known for his efforts to…

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    Fine Japanese, Korean, and SE Asian Art

    The Scanlan Collection presents Fine Japanese, Korean, and Southeast Asian Arts. This assortment features such items as a bronze Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, a bronze Buddha, a Japanese scroll, miniature Satsuma teapot and more.    Featured in the auction is a large, patinated bronze Korean Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara sitting on the back of a…

    Jataka Thangka, Bhutan, 18th/19th Century/AuctionDaily
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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
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    Estate of Actor Miriam Colón & Others Part 1

    Own a piece of Hollywood history, featuring the estate of Miriam Colón, offered by Showplace Antique + Design Center.  Here is an opportunity to hone your style like a well-traveled movie star.  With career highlights including Scarface, Gunsmoke, and Bless Me, Ultima, Colón began her illustrious acting career by becoming…