Japanese Art Auction MEGURU vol.7
SchedulePreview: June 19 (Sat) to June 27 (Sun), 2021
Last Bid: June 27 (Sun), 6pm JST.
Results: June 29 (Tue), 3pm JST.
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● Kawai Kanjiro
Kawai Kanjiro, the potter and "poet of earth and fire". Alongside Yanagi Soetsu and Hamada Shoji, he was a vanguard of the Mingei movement. From ceramics to calligraphy, and wood carvings, Kawai explored the "beauty of function" in everyday life through wide-ranging forms of expression.
● Yamamoto Hyoichi
Yamamoto Hyoichi was a Showa period yoga painter who earned the French insignia of Commander of The Order of Academic Palms and came to prominence during his lifetime. Best known for his vibrant oil paintings, this MEGURU will offer his trademark motifs, paintings of roses and European streets.
● Funakoshi Yasutake
The Christian leading sculptor of postwar Japan, Funakoshi Yasutake won the 5th Takamura Kotaro Prize for his masterpiece, The 26 Martyrs of Nagasaki. This MEGURU will offer his many drawings of figures and landscapes. With the incredible empathy of a sculptor, his works present world with great sincerity and innocence.
Ito Jakuchu, Bamboo and Rooster
Ink on paper
Starting Bid: 1,500,000 yen
Maruyama Okyo, Pine Tree and Turtles
Color on silk
Starting Bid: 1,000,000 yen
Kataoka Tamako, Mt. Fuji
Color on canvas (size 6), with a label signed and sealed by the artist, framed with a certificate of authenticity by the Tokyo Bijutsu Club
Starting Bid: 3,800,000 yen
Uemura Shoen, Beauty by the Window
Color on silk, with a box signed and sealed by the artist, with a certificate of authenticity by the Tokyo Bijutsu Club
Starting Bid: 2,800,000 yen
Migishi Setsuko, Flowers (At Véron)
Oil on canvas (size 15), framed, with a certificate of authenticity by the Tokyo Bijutsu Club
Starting Bid: 5,800,000 yen
Hakuin Ekaku, Daruma
Ink on paper, illustrated in "Hometown Art Collection Iida, Shimoinagun Last Volume" published by Shiyokan Shuppan
Starting Bid: 650,000 yen
Itaya Hazan, Celadon Incense Burner
With a box signed and sealed by the artist, stamped "波山" at the bottom
Starting Bid: 3,500,000 yen
Kitaoji Rosanjin, Wisteria
Color on paper, with a box signed and sealed by Arakawa Toyozo
Starting Bid: 2,000,000 yen
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