13 septembre 2012

Bonhams in New York sets new world record price for Mon Dvaravati bronze sculpture

The Eilenberg Buddha. Copper alloy, Thailand, Mon Dvaravati period, circa 8th century. The rare Thai sculpture soared past its $250,000-350,000 estimate selling for $674,500. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams established a world record price for a Mon Dvaravati bronze sculpture when the stunning circa 8th century Eilenberg Buddha sold for $674,500 at Bonhams Himalayan, Indian & Southeast Asian Art sale, September 11 in New York. Eclipsing its previous record by more than three times, the rare Thai... [Lire la suite]