5 - 7 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 1,800 - GBP 2,500
An ivory okimono [sculptural ornament]
Signed Shimura shiume, Meiji Period (late 19th century)
Of a caparisoned elephant, decorated in various coloured inlays, coral and copper gilt, with numerous karako musicians in attendance
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.
A closer look at a Japanese articulated dragon, created by the famous Myochin family of samurai armourers — offered in ou..
Japanese artist Takuji Hamanaka explains why he adopted a centuries-old technique to create contemporary prints
Their passions, motivations and dreams — and advice for anyone hoping to join their exclusive club
Christie’s specialist Anastasia von Seibold introduces five contemporary artists who shaped Japanese art history