24 octobre 2019

The art, origins and enduring relevance of one of the world’s major religions: Buddhism opens at the British Library

Buddhism at the British Library poster. © British Library Board Buddhism (25 October 2019 – 23 February 2020) is a major exhibition, spanning 20 countries over 2000 years, exploring the roots, philosophy and contemporary relevance of one of the world’s major religions, from its beginnings in north India in the 6th century BCE, to having over 500 million followers across the world today. Sacred scriptures written on tree bark, palm leaves, gold plates, illuminated texts and silk scrolls of major sutras will... [Lire la suite]
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29 août 2019

Bonhams New York to offer four Asian art sales on September 9 and 11

  NEW YORK, NY.- On September 9 and 11, Bonhams will offer four Asian art sales — Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles, Chinese Works of Art, Property from the Collection of Drs. Edmund and Julie Lewis Part I, and Fine Japanese and Korean Art. The sales present 700 lots of quality and rarity that span centuries ranging from sculpture, ceramics, prints, paintings, among others. Public exhibitions begin September 5. In conjunction with the sales, Bonhams will also host a day of lectures on September 7 and 9, featuring guest... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2018

A fine and rare samvara mandala, Mongolia, 19th century

Lot 129. A fine and rare samvara mandala, Mongolia, 19th century, tempera and gold on cotton cloth, Chinese silk mounting, 54x54(150x90) cm. Estimate 8,000-12,000 €. Lot sold 28,000 €. © Nagel Auktionen A complex mandala originating from the Anuttara Tantra, depicting the Yidam Samvara with his partner Vajravarahi in his form as Dvadashsatmaka Dakarnavacakra, standing on the peak of world mountain, the mandala consisting of three tiers, each separated by a black border, with each of the multitude of deities... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2017

Lot de trois pots à chaux en forme d'oiseau, Khmer, 12°-13°siècle

Lot 137. Lot de trois pots à chaux en forme d'oiseau, Khmer, 12°-13°siècle. Estimation: 300 / 400 €. Photo Cornette de Saint-Cyr.  Ces pots à chaux en forme d’oiseaux, en céramique à couverte en oxyde de fer, sont propres à l’art khmer. H. 9 – 8 – 8 cm. Parfait état. Arts d’Asie chez Cornette de Saint Cyr Paris, 75008 Paris, le 31 Octobre 2017 à 14h30. Expert : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel. Tel. : +33 6 09 22 55 13. Consultant pour le Vietnam : Monsieur Philippe... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2017

Rare pot en forme d'éléphant, Khmer, 12°-13°siècle

Lot 134. Rare pot en forme d'éléphant, Khmer, 12°-13°siècle. Estimation: 300 / 500 €. Photo Cornette de Saint-Cyr.  Rare pot en forme d’éléphant harnaché en céramique à couverte brun verdâtre. Accident à la cuisson au niveau de la base. 13 x 20 x 15,5 cm. Arts d’Asie chez Cornette de Saint Cyr Paris, 75008 Paris, le 31 Octobre 2017 à 14h30. Expert : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel. Tel. : +33 6 09 22 55 13. Consultant pour le Vietnam : Monsieur Philippe Truong. Tel. : +33 6... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2017

The Cleveland Museum of Art opens Beyond Angkor: Cambodian Sculpture from Banteay Chhmar

Bas-relief of Ten-armed Lokeshvara, about 1216. Northwestern Cambodia, Banteay Chhmar, west wall, reign of Jayavarman VII. Sandstone; 53 blocks, section averaging 275 x 325 x 22 cm. National Museum of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Ka.2859. © École française d’Extrême-Orient, fonds Cambodge, CAM10921. CLEVELAND, OH.- Beyond Angkor: Cambodian Sculpture from Banteay Chhmar features an unprecedented loan from the National Museum of Cambodia consisting of a section of the 800-year-old sculpted enclosure wall of the great royal temple at... [Lire la suite]

18 janvier 2017

The Fleming Museum opens new permanent collection gallery of Asian Art

Bust of Buddha, Gandharan (Pakistan), 3rd-4th century. Schist. Gift of David and Richard Nalin ’63 2010.6.16. © University of Vermont BURLINGTON, VT.- This winter, the Fleming Museum of Art opened a new Gallery of Asian Art highlighting exemplary works from its permanent collection, focusing on China, Korea, Japan, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Indonesia. The objects on view span ancient to contemporary examples of courtly, religious, and fine arts as well as everyday objects, including... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2016

Bowl, Sawankhalok ware, Ayutthaya period, 15th century, Thailand

Bowl, Sawankhalok ware, Ayutthaya period, 15th century, Thailand, Sukhothai province, Si Satchanalai, Ban Ko Noi kilns.Stoneware with celadon glaze. H x W x D: 8.4 x 27.2 x 27.2 cm (3 5/16 x 10 11/16 x 10 11/16 in). Purchase - Charles Lang Freer Endowment. Freer Gallery of Art, F1977.21 © 2016 Smithsonian Institution The transparent, blue-green glaze on this dish characterizes celadon made at the major Thai kiln center of Sawankhalok (Si Satchanalai). Its form and decoration show awareness... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2015

Artcurial announces second annual auction dedicated to Asian Art to be held in Paris

Lot 70 : Rare statuette d'Avalokitesvara et Qilin en bronze doré, Chine, Dynastie Ming, début du XVIe siècle, provenant d'une collection particulière privée Belge. Estimation : 60 000 - 80 000 € / 66 000 - 88 000 $.  PARIS – Le 15 décembre prochain, Artcurial organisera sa seconde vacation annuelle dédiée à l’Art d’Asie, réunissant objets, mobilier, sculptures et textiles. Les 203 lots proposés aux enchères offriront un vaste panorama de la création chinoise, principalement, mais également japonaise. PARIS.- On... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2015

Christie's New York announces the sales of Asian Art Week from 15 September to 18 September.

Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced the sales of Asian Art Week for Fall 2015, a series of nine sales, starting from 15 September to 18 September. The week will present over a thousand lots of exceptional quality and rarity that span centuries of Asian Art featuring important works from the Sporer Collection, the Lai Family Collection, the Sowell Collection, and the Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, as well as fine Chinese display stands from a distinguished private American collection.... [Lire la suite]