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Asia Week New York March 2023: Daily Digest – Day Seven

Hiroshi Yoshida, 1876-1950, Kumoi Cherry Tree (Kumoizakura), ca. 1926, 23 by 29 1/8 in., 58.5 by 74 cm.; courtesy Scholten Japanese Art

Day 7

Asia Week New York continues with a wide selection of exhibitions, dealer appointments, and online shows.

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Online Exhibitions
March 2023 Online Exhibition
The Asia Week New York 2023 Online Exhibition is live. Browse highlights from the exhibiting dealers as well as selections from upcoming auctions. Some of this year's participants are showing online only. The web address for the Online Exhibition is:


All of the dealers mentioned below are open today.

Ralph Chait Galleries
Spring Exhibition of Chinese Porcelain and Works of Art includes 35 notable objects, many with important provenance. These include a pair of Large Famille Verte Vases and Covers with relief decoration, Kangxi period, a fine group of Porcelain Production watercolors, and a Japanese porcelain.
Ralph M. Chait Galleries Inc.

painting by Suman Kaur
In addition to his signature selection of stunning military paraphernalia, Britain-based Runjeet Singh includes a new contemporary arm of his showcase with Sikh-focused portraiture, incorporating tenants of the cultural identity with fellow Brit, artist Suman Kaur.
Runjeet Singh.

Writing Box
Set of Writing Box and Document Box with Poem Cards, ca. 1920 (document box featured here). Both boxes with wood substrate finished in highly polished blackened roiro lacquer and decorated in gold, aokin, silver, and colored takamaki-e and hiramaki-e with embellishments of gold hirame flakes and individual okibirame squares of gold foil.
Thomsen Gallery.


Receptions, openings, ongoing exhibitions are listed here.

Japan Society
The first institutional solo exhibition of Kyohei Inukai (1913–1985), a largely unknown, yet prolific Japanese-American artist, presents many never-before shown abstract and illusionary paintings and screenprints from the 1960s-1980s. Additionally, traditional sumi-e Japanese ink paintings, dovetail Inukai’s curvilinear forms and nuanced color palettes.
Japan Society.



The Asia Week daily digest features one auction highlight per day.

elephant handled vase
A yellow-ground famille-rose 'elephant' handled vase, Mark and period of Tongzhi, the base with a four-character mark in iron red Height 14⅝ in., 37.2 cm. Repeated shou characters are a distinctive feature of Tongzhi period porcelain. Lot 761 of the Important Chinese Art sale. Estimate $30,000-50,000.


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