24 février 2017

Nayef Homsi Ancient Art of Asia at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Head of Bodhisattva, Ancient Region of Gandhara, circa 3rd century. Gray Schist. Height: 12 inches © Nayef Homsi Ancient Art of Asia Vishnu in His Cosmic Sleep. Central India, MP or UP, 11th–12th Century. Beige Sandstone. 11 x 21 5/8 in (28 x 55 cm) © Nayef Homsi Ancient Art of Asia Nayef Homsi Ancient Art of Asia (New York, NY), Recent Acquisitions, 9-17 march 2017 at 7 East 75th Street, Unit 1A, New York 10021. M (646) 415 1444... [Lire la suite]

24 février 2017

Francesca Galloway at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Vishnu’s feet as objects of worship, Kangra, c. 1810-20. Opaque pigments with gold on paper. Folio 19.8 x 14.1 cm; Painting 16.7 x 11 cm © Francesca Galloway The timid Radha is led towards her first tryst with Krishna (a page from the Gitagovinda), India, Guler or Kangra, c. 1775-80. Opaque pigments on paper. Painting 15.5 x 25.5 cm; Folio 16.8 x 26.8 cm © Francesca Galloway  Radha is distraught as Krishna walks off dejectedly, The Abhisandhita nayika from a Rasikapriya or... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2017

Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd (London, UK) at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Calligraphy with the Ninety-Nine names of God, Golconda or Bijapur, Deccan, India, circa 1600. Color and gold illumination on paper, 5 1/8 by 3 1/8 in (13 by 8 cm) image, 8 5/8 by 5 7/8 in (22 by 15 cm) folio © Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd A prince and his mistress on a terrace at night, Guler, circa 1760. Opaque watercolour and gold on paper. 8 1/4 by 5 7/8 in (21 by 15 cm) painting; 10 3/4 by 7 3/4 in (27.4 by 19.7 cm) folio. © Oliver Forge & Brendan... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2017

Carlo Cristi at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Silk samite with eagles holding grape in its beak. Silk, Central Asia, 7th-8th c., 52 3/4 x 53 1/2 in (134 x 13 cm) © Carlo Cristi Prajnaparamita, Tibet, 12th century. Paper, pigments, ink. 2 3/4 x 3 1/2 in (7x9 cm) © Carlo Cristi  Mahasiddha, Tibet, 16th-17th century. Loess, straw, pigments. Height: 12 in (30 cm). © Carlo Cristi  Vajrapani, Nepal, 7th-8th century. Copper, traces of gilt. Height: 4 3/4 in (12 cm). © Carlo Cristi Carlo Cristi... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2017

Prahlad Bubbar at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Emperor Jahangir with two women. Ascribed to Usta Hasan al-Din, Bikaner, India, c. 1680-90. Opaque watercolour and gold on paper, 20.5 x 12.5 cm. © Prahlad Bubbar Krishna dances on the bank of a river to musical accompaniment. Northern Deccan or Kishngarh, India, 1700-30. Opaque watercolour and gold on paper. Folio: 33 x 23 cm, Painting: 24 x 15 cm. © Prahlad Bubbar Six Mughal princes enthroned on a terrace. Mughal, 1700-20. Line drawing with some color. Folio: 34.5 x 24.5 cm,... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2017

Walter Arader Himalayan Art at Asian Week NewYork, 9-18 march 2017

Padmapani. Tibet, 16th century. Gilt copper alloy. Height: 10.25 in (20 cm). © Walter Arader Tseringma. China, Beijing, Kangxi (1661-1722). Gilt Lacquered Wood. 75 cm (29.75 in). © Walter Arader Phagpa Lokeshvara. Tibet, 16th-17th century. Gilt Wood. 43.7 cm (17.25 in). © Walter Arader Walter Arader Himalayan Art (New York, NY), New Acquisitions, 9-18 march 2017 at 1016 Madison Avenue, New York 10075 - M (484) 919... [Lire la suite]

20 février 2017

A rare silver portrait of the sixth Shamarpa, Chökyi Wangchuk, Tibet, early 17th Century

Lot 221. A rare silver portrait of the sixth Shamarpa, Chökyi Wangchuk, Tibet, early 17th Century. Estimate 400,000-600,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13426.Height: 4  7/8  in. (12.5 cm) Provenance: Bukowskis Stockholm, 13-16 December 1988. Literature: K. Debreczeny, The Black Hat Eccentric: Artistic Visions of the Tenth Karmapa, New York, 2012, pp. 66-67, fig. 2.1.  H. Uebach and J. L. Panglung, "A Silver Portrait of the 6th Źwa-dmar Karma-pa... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2017

Culture Minister Matt Hancock steps in to prevent rare Mughal treasures from export

 Clive’s sapphire and ruby hookah set. LONDON.- Culture Minister Matt Hancock has placed a temporary export bar on Clive of India’s huqqa set and flask to provide an opportunity to keep them in the country. The Mughal ruby and emerald flask and the sapphire and ruby huqqa set are both at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £6,000,000 for the flask or £240,000 for the huqqa set. It is believed that Robert Clive, also known as Clive of India, was presented... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2017

Illustration from a Bhagavata Purana Series, Book 10: Battle Between Balarama and Jarasandha, ca. 1760–65, Mughal period

Illustration from a Bhagavata Purana Series, Book 10: Battle Between Balarama and Jarasandha, ca. 1760–65, Mughal period (1526–1857). Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Without mounting: 27.2 x 37.6 cm (10 11/16 x 14 13/16 in.), with mounting: 46.2 x 54.5 cm (18 3/16 x 21 7/16 in.), sheet: 30 x 40.5 cm (11 13/16 x 15 15/16 in.), image: 27.9 x 38.1 cm (11 x 15 in.). The Vera M. and John D. MacDonald, B.A. 1927, Collection, Gift of Mrs. John D. MacDonald, 2001.138.32. Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery The Bhagavata... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2017

Corne à poudre, Inde, 17e siècle

Corne à poudre, Inde, 17e siècle, émeraude, fil d'or, jade, rubis, turquoise. Paris, musée du Louvre, R436. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Jean-Gilles Berizzi
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