Starting Soon: Japanese Art Auction MEGURU vol. 5!

By: Kashima Arts Co., Ltd.
CHUO-KU, Japan - Oct. 14, 2020 - PRLog -- Kashima Arts Co., Ltd. and BS Fuji Co., Ltd. will co-host the Japanese Art Auction, "MEGURU," vo.5 from October 24 to November 3, 2020.

MEGURU is a silent bid auction designed toward easy participation. Whether a novice or an expert, there are works for everyone to enjoy. This time, MEGURU will offer a record-breaking total of 700 lots. This season's highlights include modern calligraphy & works by Yamada Sanan and Aizu Yaichi. Further additions include works by major Japanese contemporary artists, Yayoi Kusama and Takashi Murakami. Moreover, to those unfamiliar with calligraphy, Kashima Arts will offer full guidance and support. Customers may contact Kashima Arts to claim a free MEGURU catalog, but all lots can also be viewed on the MEGURU site,

Why choose MEGURU?
To buyers
1. Each lot is screened and selected by Kashima Arts, an art gallery with 30+ years of experience.
2. The chance to buy great art at an affordable price.
3. Extensive line-up & starting bid of 30,000 yen.

To sellers
1. As there are no mediators, all works are sold directly to the buyer. Furthermore, because the highest bid determines the selling price, all sales are transparent.
2. Expert appraisal & all handling by Kashima Arts, no more pesky sales procedures!
3. The chance to sell to 20,000+ art collectors

●Aizu Yaichi
A highly accomplished poet, art historian and a major modern calligrapher. His works identified by their crisp lines, smooth strokes, clear writing and bold compositions.

●Yamada Sanan
A tea lover and antique collector who studied various glazing methods. Establishing an original style, his works are acclaimed for their top-tier craftsmanship and high aesthetic value.

●Modern Calligraphy
With the turn of the 20th century, the social environment surrounding calligraphy underwent extreme change and the calligraphic world prospered during the pre-war era. This MEGURU will offer works demonstrating the dynamic transition between modern to avant-grade calligraphy.

Featured Lots
1. Hakuin Ekaku "Daruma"
Starting Bid: ¥650,000

2. Watanabe Seitei "Hariko"
Starting Bid: ¥500,000

3. Saigo Nanshu "Calligraphy"
Starting Bid: ¥800,000

4. Kawai Gyokudo "Snowy Lake and Mountain"
Starting Bid: ¥800,000

5. Kano Tan'yu "Komei, Tiger and Dragon"
Starting Bid: ¥500,000

6. Ito Shinsui "Spring Attire"
Starting Bid: ¥1,200,000

7. Munakata Shiko "Carp"
Starting Bid: ¥1,750,000

8. Kitaoji Rosanjin "Bizen Tea Bowl"
Starting Bid: ¥550,000

9. Kusama Yayoi "Pumpkin Red"
Starting Bid: ¥1,000,000

Event Schedule:
Japanese Art Auction MEGURU vol.5
Preview:Oct 24 (Sat) to Nov 3 (Tue), 2020
Final Bid:Nov 3 (Tue), 6pm JST
Result Announcement:Nov 5 (Thu), 3pm JST
Venue: Kashima Arts

*Due to COVID-19, business hours may change. For updates, visit the Kashima Arts Facebook (@kashima.arts), Instagram and Twitter (@kashima_arts).

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