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Lot 1274: TIGER TATEISHI

Est: $70,000 HKD - $100,000 HKD
Christie'sNovember 28, 2010Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Item Overview

Description

TIGER TATEISHI
(1941-1998)
Climbing Dragon; Horse in the Sea; & Seven Different Stages of Tiger
Climbing Dragon: titled and dated in Japanese (upper left); signed 'Tiger Tateishi' in English; dated '1987' (bottom centre)
Horse in the Sea: titled and dated in Japanese (middle right); signed 'Tiger Tateishi' in English; dated '1987' (lower right)
Seven Different Stages of Tiger: titled and dated in Japanese (upper right); signed 'Tiger Tateishi' in English; dated '1987' (lower right)
each box: signed, titled and dated in Japanese two pencil, colour pencil and gold leaf on paper, mounted with mixed media as hanging scroll; one pencil, colour pencil and silver leaf on paper, mounted with mixed media as hanging scroll. Each accompanied by an original box.
137 x 42.5 cm. (53 7/8 x 16 3/4 in.); 89.6 x 33.1 cm. (35 1/4 x 13 in.); & 89.7 x 33 cm. (35 3/8 x 13 in.)
box: 8.5 x 8 x 67 cm. (3 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 26 3/8 in.); 8 x 8.5 x 56 cm. (3 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 22 in.); & 8.5 x 8 x 56 cm. (3 3/8 x 3 3/8 x 22 in.) (3) Executed in 1987
one seal of the artist (on each scroll); one seal of the artist (on each box) (3)

Artist or Maker

Exhibited

INAX Gallery, Osaka, Japan, Tiger Tateishi - Midnight Sightseeing, December 1987 (Climbing Dragon exhibited).
Sinagawa Culture Foundation O Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan, Metamorphose Tiger, 19 November-December 23 1999(Climbing Dragon exhibited).

Literature

Shinagawa Culture Foundation O Art Museum, Tiger Tateishi - Metamorphose Tiger, exh. cat., Japan, 1999 (Climbing Dragon illustrated, plate 37, p. 41).

Provenance

Private Collection, Japan

Auction Details

Asian Contemporary Art (Day Sale)

by
Christie's
November 28, 2010, 12:00 AM ChST

2203-8 Alexandra House 16-20 Chater Road, Hong Kong, HK