8 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 562
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
A monkey and shishimai mask, early 19th Century
carved in stagantler, the monkey stands wearing a waistcoat decorated with scrolls, its head turned up towards the mask held between its upstretched arms, unsigned -- 3¼in. (8.2cm)
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Japanese artist Takuji Hamanaka explains why he adopted a centuries-old technique to create contemporary prints
A closer look at a Japanese articulated dragon, created by the famous Myochin family of samurai armourers — offered in ou..
The ornately carved toggles were once an integral part of Japanese fashion. Today, as expert Hollis Goodall explains, they’re t..
An essential introduction to the artist who labelled himself The Old Man Mad About Art — creator of the most recognisable..