14 décembre 2018

An important framed paubha depicting Avalokiteshvara, Nepal, circa 1300

Lot 36. An important framed paubha depicting Avalokiteshvara, Nepal, circa 1300. Dimensions: 65 x 53 cm. (25 5/8 x 20 7/8 in.), encadré. Estimate EUR 300,000 - EUR 400,000. Price realised EUR 391,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. Il est représenté assis en lalitasana sur une base lotiforme placée sur un trône. Ses mains principales sont en dharmacakramudra, les autres rayonnant autour de lui. Il est vêtu de dhoti, paré de bijoux. Son visage est emprunt d'une expression sereine. Il... [Lire la suite]
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14 décembre 2018

An important gold-inlaid silver figure of Hevajra, Tibet, circa 15th century

Lot 29. An important gold-inlaid silver figure of Hevajra, Tibet, circa 15th century. Hauteur: 12 cm. (4 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 80,000 - EUR 120,000. Price realised EUR 439,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. Il est représenté debout en alidasana. Ses seize bras rayonnent autour de lui, chaque main tenant un kapala surmonté d'un animal ou d'une divinité. Ses mains principales enlacent sa parèdre. Paré de bijoux incrustés d'or, il porte un mala composé de têtes coupées. Ses neuf... [Lire la suite]
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14 décembre 2018

Asia Week New York announces 10th anniversary dealer roster

NEW YORK, NY.- The Asia Week New York Association announces that forty-eight international galleries and six auction houses -Bonhams, Christie's, Doyle, Heritage Auctions, iGavel, and Sotheby's will participate in the 10th anniversary edition of Asia Week New York 2019, the ten-day celebration of Asian art and culture that spans the metropolitan region from March 13 through 23, 2019. "On the occasion of this 10-year milestone, we are pleased to announce the outstanding roster of international specialists," says... [Lire la suite]
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14 décembre 2018

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, receives transformative gift of Chinese paintings and calligraphy

Wang Hui (1632–1717) and Jiao Bingzhen (active late 17th to early 18th centuries), Portrait of An Qi in His Garden (detail), 1698. Ink and color on paper. Gift of the Wan-go H. C. Weng Collection and family in memory of Weng Tonghe. Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  BOSTON, MASS.- The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, announced today that it has received the largest and most significant gift of Chinese paintings and calligraphy in the Museum’s history: the Wan-go H. C. Weng Collection,... [Lire la suite]
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14 décembre 2018

Christie's France Asian Art sale achieves €7.1M

PARIS.- The Asian Art sale totaled €7,175,000 selling 87% by value, a result far above the presale estimate. The top lot of the sale was an important Thangka representing the Mandala of Vajravarahi which sold for €607,500 against a presale estimate of €400,000-600,000. This piece was part of the exceptional collection of Lionel and Danielle Fournier which 74 lots realised a great total of €3,588,750. Lot 13. An important framed thangka depicting the mandala of Vajravarahi, Tibet, 13th century. Dimensions: 42,5... [Lire la suite]
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