30 juillet 2018

A large and important gilt bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, Nepal, 13th century

    Lot 25. A large and important gilt bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, Nepal, 13th century; 25 in. (63.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000. Price realised USD 8,229,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2015. Standing with his right hand in varadamudra and a lotus blossoming at his left shoulder, dressed in a short, thin dhoti secured by a beaded belt with pendant ribbon, adorned with the sacred thread and sash hanging across the hips, the face with... [Lire la suite]

30 juillet 2018

A Gray Schist Figure of Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd Century

Lot 30. A Gray Schist Figure of Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd Century; 34 ½ in. (87.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 250,000 - USD 350,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2015. Finely carved standing on a rectangular base centered with devotees in adoration flanking an altar, wearing long flowing robes, his left hand lowered, his face in a benign expression with elongated eyes, and arched brows, his hair arranged in undulating curls rising over the ushnisha, his face backed by a smooth... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2018

A Rare and Highly Important Bronze Figure of Shiva Gangadhara Nataraja, South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola Period, 9th Century

Lot 26. A Rare and Highly Important Bronze Figure of Shiva Gangadhara Nataraja, South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola Period, 9th Century; 16 ¼ in. (41.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000. Price realised USD 2,853,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2015. Dancing over the dwarf Apasmarapurusha with his left leg raised, his principal right hand in abhayamudra and his principal left hand pointed towards his raised foot, holding a damaru and chakra in... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2018

A Rare and Important Bronze Figure of a Seated Yogi, Possibly Padampa Sangye, Tibet, 11th-12th century

Lot 8. A Rare and Important Bronze Figure of a Seated Yogi, Possibly Padampa Sangye Tibet, 11th-12th century; 13 ½ in. (34.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,000,000 - USD 1,500,000. Price realised USD 4,869,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2015. Seated in padmasana, hands resting in dhyanamudra, the Indian mystic sits with a slightly turned head covered in thick tufts of hair, his face with wide-open eyes, rounded nose, and slightly parted lips, his nude fleshy body with a rich patina. ... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2018

An Important Stone Head of Buddha, Indonesia, Central Java, 9th Century

Lot 23. An Important Stone Head of Buddha, Indonesia, Central Java, 9th Century; 15 ¾ in. (39.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 509,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2015. Finely carved with bow-shaped mouth and downcast eyes centered by a raised urna, flanked by pendulous pierced earlobes, the hair in snail-shell curls over the conicalushnisha. Provenance: With Aaron Vecht, Amsterdam, 1932.Private Collection, New York, 1939-1960s.Collection of Robert H.... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2018

Giovanni Battista Ruoppolo, Watermelon, Melon, Grapes, Apples, Pomegranates, Peaches, Figs and Quinces in a landscape

Lot 54. Giovanni Battista Ruoppolo (Milan 1616 - 1681 Bologna), Watermelon, Melon, Grapes, Apples, Pomegranates, Peaches, Figs and Quinces in a landscape, oil on canvas, 50 by 63 in.; 127 by 160 cm. Estimate 40,000–60,000 USD. Lot sold 16,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: With Gustavo Rol, Turin.  Exhibited: Turin, Fondazione Accorsi, L'incantesimo dei sensi: una collezione di nature morte del Seicento per il Museo Accorsi, 30 November 2005 - 1 May 2006, no. 5 (as attributed... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2018

Attributed to Tommaso Salini, called Mao, Still Life with Vegetables, Fish, Clams, and a Basket of Citrus Fruit, on a stone ledg

Lot 53. Attributed to Tommaso Salini, called Mao (Rome circa 1575 - 1625), Still Life with Vegetables, Fish, Clams, and a Basket of Citrus Fruit, on a stone ledge, oil on canvas, 38 5/8  by  53 3/8  in.; 98.1 by 135.5 cm. Estimate 50,000–70,000 USD. Lot sold 112,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: With Duse Antiquariato, Brescia.  Exhibited: Turin, Fondazione Accorsi, L'incantesimo dei sensi: una collezione di nature morte del Seicento per il Museo Accorsi,... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2018

Pietro Paolo Bonzi, called Gobbo dei Frutti or Gobbo dei Carracci, Still Life With Grapes, Peaches, Pomegranates, Apples, Melon,

Lot 50. Pietro Paolo Bonzi, called Gobbo dei Frutti or Gobbo dei Carracci (Cortona about 1576 - 1636 Rome, Still Life With Grapes, Peaches, Pomegranates, Apples, Melon and Figs, all on a marble ledge,oil on canvas, 39 3/8 by 51 5/8 in.; 100 by 131 cm. Estimate 100,000–150,000 USD. Lot sold 118,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Falanga collection, Milan; With Paolo Sapori, Spoleto.  Exhibited: Pontedera, Center for the art Otello Cirri, Light and shadow: Caravaggism and... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2018

Neapolitan School, first half of the 17th century, attributed to Giacomo Recco, Still Life of Flowers in a Carafe, a Copper Basi

Lot 38. Neapolitan School, first half of the 17th century, attributed to Giacomo Recco, Still Life of Flowers in a Carafe, a Copper Basin with Glasses and Carafe, Fruit, Taralli and a Glass Bottle, oil on canvas, 39 3/4  by 51 1/8  in.; 101 by 130 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 162,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Exhibited: Turin, Fondazione Accorsi, L'incantesimo dei sensi: una collezione di nature morte del Seicento per il Museo Accorsi, 30 November 2005 - 1... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2018

Agostino Verrocchio, Fruit on a stone ledge

Lot 58. Agostino Verrocchio (ROME 1586 - 1659), Fruit on a stone ledge, oil on canvas, 38 1/8  by 51 1/2  in.; 97 by 131 cm. Estimate 70,000 — 100,000 USD. Lot sold 40,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: With Paolo Sapori, Spoleto. Exhibited: Turin, Fondazione Accorsi, L'incantesimo dei sensi: una collezione di nature morte del Seicento per il Museo Accorsi, 30 November 2005 - 1 May 2006, no. 9. Literature: L. Salerno, La Natura Morta italiana, 1560-1805, Rome... [Lire la suite]
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