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Spring Blooms at Christie’s Japanese and Korean Art Sale

NEW YORK, NY.- On March 24, Christie’s will offer Japanese and Korean Art, which will include over 160 traditional and modern works of art. The Japanese section of the sale will feature a noteworthy group of paintings of beauty and the erotic, and the Korean section will offer an exquisite group of ceramics and an array of classical to contemporary paintings. Leading the sale is an enchanting pair of six-panel screens entitled Cherry Blossoms at Mount Yoshino by an anonymous artist (16th-17th century) (estimate: $350,000-400,000). The charming panorama of delicately painted white blossoms and gold-leaf clouds unfolds over the two screens with the Yoshino River in the foreground. Though there is no narrative or any architecture present, the stunning landscape of Yoshino has been praised by generations of poets and artists over