japaneese art

Piccola teiera
Otagaki Regetsu e Kuroda KoryoTeapotOtagaki Rengestu (1791- 1875)Kuroda Koryo (1823-1895) with the artist’s seal5.7 x 12.8 cmLiterature:Poetry and Artwork from a Rustic Hut, Nomura Art Museum, Kyoto, 2014 pag 107The poem is incised by Otagaki Rengetsu (1791- 1875) while the teapot is by Kuroda Koryo (1823-1895) whose seal is impressed on the body of the pot, right to the spout. Made for steeped tea (sencha), the twin handles share the theme of two sprouts with the poem. The textured lid, patterned lid handle and intricately carved rim show Koryou’s unique sensibilities. ...

Momoyama to Edo period, 17th centurySix-panel folding screenInk, colors, gold leaf and gold flakes on paper170 by 379 cm The grapevine is painted heavy with fruit, on a bamboo trellis behind a bamboo fence by small hills and a flowing stream. The dense clouds behind and over the grapevine are depicted using gold leaf, while the land is made with gold flakes over green and the water is painted with lines on the natural paper of the screen’s folds.Although grapes were found in Japan in very early times, it was not until the arrival of Buddhism that they appear in artwork. During the...

Kanō Chikanobu (1660-1728)Bird on a a bamboo MediumHanging scroll; ink on paperSignChikanobu hitsuSealJosenDate17º- 18º centuryPainting size128 x 28.5 cmMount size 213 x 44.5 cmPrice4800 € The powerful composition shows a bird with a fierce look resting over a thick bamboo. The painting has been probably made for a samurai family, as common for Kanō artists, since the strong scene is quite distant from the decorative taste and the academic approach that in this period started to spread among painters of this school. The Kanō school is one of the most famous...

Copyright © 2016 - giuseppe piva - VAT:  05104180962