Items getting attention in Capsule's Spring Asian Art Sale.
On April 27th, Capsule presents Spring Asian Art, featuring an assortment of ceramics, sculptural objects, paintings, and prints sourced from prominent estates and collections. The sale also offers a beautiful selection of jade, cloisonné, and bronze objects. Representing a wide range of artistic practices from Japan, China, and Korea, the auction includes both centuries-old and modern pieces alike.
This intricately decorated vase and captivating plaque are beautiful examples of Japan's cloisonné mastery.
Japanese Tansu cabinets are widely recognized for their historical importance, expert workmanship, and limited availability. The combination of practicality and visual charm in each Tansu cabinet reveals a unique story from its past. Tansu was a highly regarded style in Japanese furniture design for many years. This particular lot is among the most frequently viewed items in the sale.
This Chinese porcelain 'lotus' dish, a stunning piece from the Daoguang era, is adorned with intricate lotus blooms and elegant foliage. The item is richly hued in a harmonious blend of underglaze blue and overglaze red, yellow, green, and orange.
Illuminating the sale with a touch of elegance - a unique duo of table lamps, featuring a stunning blue and white floral double socket porcelain lamp and a captivating phoenix-adorned single socket ceramic lamp.
Amongst the several exquisite Chinese paintings adorned in vivid hues of color ink, these silk and paper canvases boast mesmerizing depictions of Buddhist imagery.
Capturing the essence of traditional Indian folklore, this charming late 18th-century miniature painting depicts Radha in Krishna's attire, playing a flute to cows under the soft glow of the moonlight.
Another impressive Indian item included in the sale, this painted stone figural group depicts the creator, Brahma. With multiple heads and mounted atop a majestic hamsa bird, this fragment, thought to be from a larger sculpture, offers a glimpse into rich mythology.