24 février 2018

Lion, Art Kushan du Gandhâra, ca 3°-5° siècle

Lot 52. Lion, Art Kushan du Gandhâra, ca 3°-5° siècle. Schiste. H. 24 x 27 cm. Estimation 2 000 €/3 000 €. Photo: Cornette de Saint Cyr 2018. Bel élément de décor architectural sculpté en forme de lion. Cet objet était initialement associé au stupa n° 51, mais ne faisait pas partie de cet ensemble.   Provenance : - Succession de Mr et Mme X (Belgique), - Acquis d’un amateur Français le 10 mai 1971. Arts d'Asie - Art Tribal - Documentation chez Cornette de Saint Cyr Paris, 75008... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2018

Pot à chaux en forme d'oiseau, Khmer, 12°siècle

Lot 14. Pot à chaux en forme d'oiseau, Khmer, 12°siècle. Grès à couverte céladon, H. 8 cm. Estimation 100 €/200 €. Résultat 182 €. Photo: Cornette de Saint Cyr 2018 Arts d'Asie - Art Tribal - Documentation chez Cornette de Saint Cyr Paris, 75008 Paris, le 06 Mars 2018 à 14h30. Expert : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel. Tel. : +33 6 09 22 55 13. Consultant pour le Vietnam : Monsieur Philippe Truong. Tel. : +33 6 31 34 40 59
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24 février 2018

Aspect farouche Shiva, Inde centrale, ca 10°-12° siècle

Lot 80. Aspect farouche Shiva, Inde centrale, ca 10°-12° siècle. Grès, 33 x 45 cm. Estimation 8 000 €/12 000 €. Photo: Cornette de Saint Cyr 2018 Important torse provenant d’une grande représentation d’un aspect farouche de Shiva, très probablement Bhaïrava, identifiable au serpent lui servant de collier et au brassard finement ciselé à l’imitation de l’orfèvrerie, orné de têtes de morts. Accidents et manques visibles. Un srivatsa orne sa poitrine.   Provenance: - Allan & Karen Beagle... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2018

Renaud Montméat Art d'Asie at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 18d

Buddha, Northern Thailand, 16th-17th century. Bronze. H 55 cm. © Renaud Montméat Art d'Asie Provenance: French collection Musicians and garland bearers. Part of a frieze in grey schist, Pakistan, ancient region of Gandhara, circa 2nd century. H 13 x W 49 cm. Art Loss Register certificate. © Renaud Montméat Art d'Asie Provenance: European collection since the 1980s. Chakrasamvara, Tibet, 14th-15th century. Distemper on cloth, 87 x 72 cm. © Renaud... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2018

Sotheby's to offer the Richard R. & Magdalena Ernst Collection of Himalayan Art

A Mandala Depicting Kalachakra And Vishvamata. Tibet, first half 16th Century, 54.6 x 49.5 cm. Estimate $700/900,000. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present The Richard R. & Magdalena Ernst Collection of Himalayan Art. An unrivalled compilation of painting and sculpture, the collection of art from the Himalayas, ranging from the 12th through the 18th centuries, is one of the most significant to come to auction. With highlights now on view in a special exhibition at Sotheby's Zurich office, the full... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2018

Indian Jewelry at Susan Ollemans

Basra Pearl Nosering, North India, 19th century. Pearls and Gold. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans A Ruby And Diamond Ring, South India, 19th century. Gold, Ruby and Diamond. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans   A Gilt-Bronze Ear Piece, Tibet or Nepal, 19th century. Gilt-Bronze. Length: 18.5cm. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans A Gold Diamond And Ruby Pendant, North India, 20th century. Gold, Ruby and Diamond. Length: 6 cm. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans Susan Ollemans started her business in 1979 and has traded... [Lire la suite]

22 décembre 2017

Vajracharya Priest’s Crown, dated 1717, Nepal

Vajracharya Priest’s Crown, dated 1717, Nepal. Gilt copper alloy inlaid with semiprecious stones. H. 12 in. (30.5 cm); W. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm); D. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm). Gift of Lynne and Robert Rubin, 1985; 1985.13.2 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Elaborate crowns such as this example were worn by the hereditary Vajracarya Buddhist priests of Nepal, who occupy the highest rank in the Nepalese Buddhist community. Vajracarya is both a caste and a family name, and the designation entitles it... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2017

Vajracarya Priest's Crown, ca. 15th to 16th century, Nepalese

Vajracarya Priest's Crown, ca. 15th to 16th century, Nepalese. Copper, gold, turquoise, semi-precious stones, silver foil. H. 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm); W. 8 9/16 in. (21.7 cm); D. 9 1/16 in. (23 cm); Wt. 5 lb. 0.7 oz. (2287.8 g). Rogers Fund, 1948, 48.128 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Provenance: John K. Scolfield (1915-1996) (until 1948)
22 décembre 2017

Vajracharya Priest's Crown, ca. 14th century, Nepal

Vajracharya Priest's Crown, ca. 14th century, Nepal. Repoussé gilt copper with semiprecious stones, 11 1/2 × 7 3/4 × 8 3/4 in. (29.2 × 19.7 × 22.2 cm). Lent by Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Arthur and Margaret Glasgow Fund, 84.41 © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Embellished with numerous, varied semiprecious stones, this example is perhaps the most ornate and best preserved of the known Vajracharya crowns. All the applied decor is repoussé gilt-copper sheet riveted to the crown; only the thunderbolt... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2017

Vajracharya Priest’s Crown, Early Malla period, 13th–early 14th century, Nepal

Vajracharya Priest’s Crown, Early Malla period, 13th–early 14th century, Nepal. Gilt-copper alloy inlaid with semiprecious stones, lapis lazuli, and turquoise. H. 12 in. (30.5 cm); W. 9 in. (22.9 cm); D. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm). Gift of Barbara and David Kipper, 2016; 2016.408 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Elaborate crowns such as this were worn by Vajracarya priests, the highest rank in the Nepalese Buddhist community. The conical crown is unique to Newari Buddhism and embodies a... [Lire la suite]