15 décembre 2022

Champignon sculpté formant masque, Népal

Lot 126. Champignon sculpté formant masque, Népal. H. 19,5 cm. Résultat : 2 080 EUR (Estimation 500 - 600 EUR). Courtesy Giquello & Associés Giquello & Associés. ARTS D'ASIE : COLLECTION DE LILIANE ET MICHEL DURAND-DESSERT ET À DIVERS AMATEURS, Vendredi 09 Décembre 2022 14:00. Salle 16 - 9, rue Drouot - 75009 Paris.  
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14 décembre 2022

Tête d'ascète, Pakistan, ancienne région du Gandhara, 3-5e siècle

Lot 26. Tête d'ascète, Pakistan, ancienne région du Gandhara, 3-5e siècle. H. 20 cm. Résultat : 6 760 EUR (Estimation 4000 - 5000 EUR). Courtesy Giquello & Associés Stuc polychrome Belle représentation d'un ascète, le visage émacié, le regard intense, les lèvres charnues entrouvertes, la barbe épaisse et les cheveux ondulés ramenés en chignon au sommet du crâne. Provenance : 2012-2022. Collection Liliane et Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris. Giquello & Associés. ARTS D'ASIE :... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2022

A sandstone figure of a kneeling Dikpalaka, Cambodia, Baphuon style, 11th century

  Lot 65. A sandstone figure of a kneeling Dikpalaka, Cambodia, Baphuon style, 11th century; 35.5cm (14in) high. (2). Sold for €24,225 (Estimate € 15,000-20,000). Photo Fabrice Gousset. Characteristic of Baphuon period the hair is arranged in a rounded sphere of braids and a conforming topknot secured by a string of rudraksha beads. His face with delicate features and fleshy bifid lower lip. He kneels upon a lotus platform wearing a pleated sampot with a fish-tail tie at the... [Lire la suite]
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17 novembre 2022

A sandstone head of Avalokiteshvara, Cambodia, Baphuon style, 11th century

Lot 63. A sandstone head of Avalokiteshvara, Cambodia, Baphuon style, 11th century; 14.5cm (5 3/4in) high. (2). Sold for €24,225 (Estimate € 5,000-8,000). Photo Fabrice Gousset. This sensitively modelled head of the bodhisattva of compassion is identified by a small representation of Amitabha carved at the top of his head. His hair is defined by thin braids that converge to the tall jatamukuta arranged with cascade of braids and five loops around the small adi-Buddha. The eyes are defined by... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2022

A sandstone bust of a female divinity, Cambodia, Angkor Period, style of Pre Rup, 10th century

Lot 59. A sandstone bust of a female divinity, Cambodia, Angkor Period, style of Pre Rup, 10th century; 62cm (24 3/8in) high. (2). Sold for €315,375 (Estimate € 30,000-50,000). Photo Fabrice Gousset. This is a very rare and early representation of a female deity with superb purity of form. The top of the sarong is draped across the plain belt and the hemline is flared towards the top. She is carved with delicate folds at the neck (trivali) and faint wavy lines are incised beneath the breasts and... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2022

A sandstone head of a male deity, Cambodia, Angkor Period, style of Pre Rup, 10th century

Lot 58. A sandstone head of a male deity, Cambodia, Angkor Period, style of Pre Rup, 10th century; 36.5cm (14 3/8in) high. (2). Sold for €75,975 (Estimate € 20,000-30,000). Photo Fabrice Gousset. The eyebrow arches come together in a single soft line, the nostrils slightly flared, eyes defined with a delicate line and fleshy mouth with a very slight smile and faint suggestion of a moustache. Two bands of hair protrude from the diadem descending on the temples to continue with a beard defined as a... [Lire la suite]

14 novembre 2022

A red sandstone figure of a female deity, North India, Rajasthan, circa 11th century

Lot 50. A red sandstone figure of a female deity, North India, Rajasthan, circa 11th century; 95cm (37 3/8in) high. Sold for €35,655 (Estimate € 20,000-30,000). Photo Fabrice Gousset. Adorned with a detailed necklace with heavy pendants in the centre a long single cord ending in a pearl pendant that falls between her prominent breasts. A second five-row necklace of pearls with shaped medallions passes over her breasts and across her stomach. Her lower diaphanous garment is defined by the presence of small... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2022

An andesite head of a deity, Indonesia, Central Java, 9th century

Lot 47. An andesite head of a deity, Indonesia, Central Java, 9th century; 22cm (8 5/8in) high. (2). Sold for €8,925 (Estimate € 3,000-4,000). Photo Fabrice Gousset. The rounded face with features of heavy lidded eyes coveys a serene introspective countenance. His hair is arranged with a broad looping mukhta secured by a graduation double jewelled crown bands and a single leaf at the front and florets above the ears, stand. Provenance: Jean-Pierre Rousset, Paris (1936-2021), acquired from... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2022

A sandstone figure of Surya, Cambodia, Kulen style, 9th century

Lot 46. A sandstone figure of Surya, Cambodia, Kulen style, 9th century; 72cm (28 5/16in) x 70cm (27 9/16in). Sold for €75,975 (Estimate € 20,000-30,000). Photo Fabrice Gousset. Wearing a high cylindrical mitre backed by a small circular nimbus and both hands present lotus buds. Three incised waved lines are employed to emphasise the chest and the sampot, defined by a thick band around the waist to the knees, and a central fold dividing the legs, the entire length of fabric drawn up between the legs and... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2022

A schist relief panel with scenes of the birth of Buddha, Ancient region of Gandhara, circa 3rd century

Lot 31. A schist relief panel with scenes of the birth of Buddha, Ancient region of Gandhara, circa 3rd century; 29.5cm (11 3/8in) x 31 cm (12 1/4in). (2). Sold for €138,975 (Estimate 15 000 € - 20 000 €). Courtesy Bonhams. The rare and unusually large scene from the birth of the Buddha shows Maya Devi returning to Kapilavastu holding Prince Siddhartha Gautama, the future Buddha to be introduced to the audience. Given that his mother died seven days after her birth, the maternal figure may indeed be his aunt,... [Lire la suite]