The Japanese Art Auction MEGURU vol.7 Begins!

By: Kashima Arts Co., Ltd.
CHUO-KU, Japan - May 24, 2021 - PRLog -- BS Fuji Co., Ltd. and Kashima Arts Co., Ltd. is proud to co-host vol 7 of the Japanese Art Auction, MEGURU, from June 19 to 27, 2021. An opportunity for, both, experienced and novice buyers to gain a feel for the arts, MEGURU is a Japanese art specialist, sealed-bid auction designed for easy and universal participation.

This MEGURU offers works approx. 650 lots by the likes of Maruyama Okyo, Ito Jakuchu, Hakuin Ekaku, Uemura Shoen, Kataoka Tamako, Munakata Shiko, Kitaoji Rosanjin, and the many other distinguished artist selected by the Japanese art specialists of Kashima Arts. Other highlights include Rinpa and Mingei, as well as works by emerging artists, Watanabe Seitei and Tanaka Isson.

Following its launch on the MEGURU website. ( (,  participants can begin browsing, viewing, and bidding for lots through any internet-accessible device.

MEGURU vol.7 Highlights
Kawai Kanjiro

The potter and "poet of earth and fire" and Mingei vanguard. From ceramics to calligraphy, and wood carvings, he explored the "beauty of function" in everyday life through various modes of expression.

Yamamoto Hyoichi
The Showa period yoga painter earned the French insignia of Commander of The Order of Academic Palms and came to prominence during his lifetime. This MEGURU will offer his iconic oil paintings of roses and European streets.

Funakoshi Yasutake
The postwar sculptor won the 5th Takamura Kotaro Prize for his masterpiece, The 26 Martyrs of Nagasaki. This MEGURU will offer his many drawings of figures and landscapes.

Featured Lots
Ito Jakuchu, Bamboo and Rooster
Starting Bid: 1,500,000 yen

Maruyama Okyo, Pine Tree and Turtles
Starting Bid: 1,000,000 yen

Kataoka Tamako, Mt. Fuji
Starting Bid: 3,800,000 yen

Uemura Shoen, Beauty by the Window
Starting Bid: 2,800,000 yen

Migishi Setsuko, Flowers (At Véron)
Starting Bid: 5,800,000 yen

Hakuin Ekaku, Daruma
Starting Bid: 650,000 yen

Itaya Hazan, Celadon Incense Burner
Starting Bid: 3,500,000 yen

Kitaoji Rosanjin, Wisteria
Starting Bid: 2,000,000 yen

Event Schedule
Japanese Art Auction MEGURU vol. 7
Preview: June 19 to 27, 2021
Final Bid: June 27, 6pm JST
Results: June 29, 2021
Venue: Kashima Arts
Exhibiting Works: Approx. 650 lots

*Please check the Kashima Arts website & social media for updates.

【MEGURU Launches its Live Auction!】
BS Fuji Co., Ltd. and Kashima Arts Co., Ltd. are delighted to announce the opening of MEGURU's online-based live auction platform, "MEGURU Online". Commencing this July, the platform will offer new lots each week and the chance to participate in live and open biddings. Those who would like to list their works are welcome to request consignment. Details will be announced on the MEGURU website!

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