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In Search of Asian Art, Day 4
March 15, 2021
Inkstone Case (Yeonsang) Joseon Dynasty (late 19th Century), Korea, persimmon wood, courtesy of HK Art & Antiques LLC
Appointments are needed to visit all gallery exhibitions and auction house viewings.
Three galleries are located off Madison in the high 70’s. In Scholar’s Study (Sarangbang) at HK Art & Antiques LLC at 49 East 78th Street, Suite 4B, the pieces of furniture that would have been placed in a Joseon Dynasty scholar’s room in Korea are displayed.
A few doors down, Tradition Redefined: Rosanjin and His Rivals at Joan B Mirviss LTD, at 39 East 78th Street, Suite 401, is the first exhibition of the ceramics of Kitaoji Rosanjin (1883-1959) in New York in nearly 50 years.
Kitaōji Rosanjin (1883-1959), Unique, Large Thickly Walled Karatsu Madara-glazed Vessel with Incised Comb Patterning, ca. 1955, Glazed Stoneware, courtesy of Joan B Mirviss LTD
Sebastian Izzard LLC Asian Art at 17 East 76th Street, 3rd floor presents Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865): His World Revisited which includes over 60 woodblock prints, paintings and books by the 19th century ukiyo-e master.
Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865) Ichikawa Danjūrō VII Wiping his Face in Front of a Make-up Mirror, Color woodblock print, circa 1833–35, courtesy Sebastian Izzard LLC Asian Art
Highlights of the April 6-April 27 online auction of Asian, Ancient and Ethnographic Works of Art at iGavel Auctions, can be seen by appointment in their gallery at 227 East 120th Street.