The Japanese Art Auction MEGURU Vol.9 Begins!

By: Kashima Arts Co., Ltd.
CHUO-KU, Japan - Feb. 3, 2022 - PRLog -- BS Fuji Co., Ltd. and Kashima Arts Co., Ltd. is proud to co-host Volume 9 of the Japanese Art Auction, MEGURU, from February 5 (Sat) to 13 (Sun), 2022. 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. 660 lots by the likes of the Maruyama-Shijo School founded by Maruyama Okyo, Sengai Gibon, Togo Seiji, and the many other distinguished artists selected by Kashima Arts specialists. In addition to paintings, this MEGURU offers a full lineup of tea utensils and crafts. Other highlights include Ito Jakuchu, Munakata Shiko, Tanaka Isson, Kawai Kanjiro and works that depict this year's zodiac animal, the tiger.

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

Maruyama-Shijo School
The Maruyama-Shijo School was founded by Maruyama Okyo in Kyoto during the mid-Edo period. This MEGURU offers approx. 20 bird-and-flower paintings, literati paintings and animal paintings by Okyo and Goshun, as well as Nagasawa Rosetsu, Mori Sosen, Mori Ippo, Kawabata Gyokusho, Kono Bairei and others, who have inherited the style of the Maruyama-Shijo School.

Sengai Gibon
Fondly nicknamed "Sengai-san", the Edo period Zen monk, Sengai Gibon is remembered for preaching and interacting with common people, as well as his many Zen paintings. Take this time to learn more about Zen teachings through Sengai's heartwarming style.

Togo Seiji
The painter of romantic and poetic images of women, Togo Seiji honed his skills and unique aesthetic through his experiences as an apprentice to Takehisa Yumeji and studying in Paris. Graceful and nostalgic, please take this chance to enjoy a number of his Bijin-ga works.

Featured Lots
Ito Jakuchu, Plum Blossoms
Starting Bid: 900,000yen

Ito Jakuchu, Cranes
Starting Bid: 1,800,000yen

Murakami Kagaku, Sitting Bodhisattva
Starting Bid: 3,300,000yen

Okamoto Shinso, Bathing
Starting Bid: 1,000,000yen

Tanaka Isson, Pomegranate
Starting Bid: 3,000,000yen

Munakata Shiko, Round Face
Starting Bid: 1,200,000yen

Kawai Kanjiro, Iron-glazed Pot with Flower Pattern
Starting Bid: 800,000yen

MEGURU Vol.9 Outline
  • Preview: February 5 (Sat) to 13 (Sun), 2022
  • Bidding Deadline: February 13 (Sun), 2022, 6pm JST
  • Results: February 15 (Tue), 2022 from 3pm

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

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