10 mars 2015

Buddhist Art, 'Recent Acquisitions' at Asia Week New York 2015

Sino-Tibetan, 17th-18th century. Gilt bronze. Height: 20 cm. Buddhist Art at Asia Week New York 2015 A marble Buddha with lacquer and gilding. Burma (Myanmar), Ava period, 17th century. Height: 57 cm. Buddhist Art at Asia Week New York 2015 A Pair of Female Attendants. China, Ming Dynasty, Jiajing period, with a long donor’s inscription and dated to 1557 on the back. Cast iron. Height: 55 cm. Buddhist Art at Asia Week New York 2015 Marble Buddha Baisajyaguru (Medicine... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2015

Dr. Robert R. Bigler, 'Before Yongle: Chinese and Tibeto-Chinese Buddhist Sculpture of the 13th and 14th Centuries' at Asia Week

Vajravarahi. Tibeto-Chinese, Yuan, 14th century. Gilt copper alloy. Height: 6 3/16 inches (15.7 cm). Dr. Robert R. Bigler at Asia Week New York 2015  Textile fragment, silk and gold thread lampas weave. Tibeto-Chinese, Yuan, late 13th century. 28.35 x 16.54 inches (72 x 42 cm). Dr. Robert R. Bigler at Asia Week New York 2015 Buddha Shakyamuni. Nepalo-Chinese, Yuan, late 13th-early 14th century. Gilt copper alloy. Height: 6.89 inches (17.5 cm). Dr. Robert R. Bigler at Asia Week New... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2015

Very rare sculpture of Buddha on sale by ROSSI & ROSSI at TEFAF Maastricht 2015

An extremely rare and exceptionally large sculpture of Vajradhara, the ultimate primordial Buddha, Nepal-Tibet, c. 16th century. Gilt and cast copper repousse, 94 cm (37 in), offered for sale at US$2,000,000. Photo Rossi & Rossi BASEL - An extremely rare and exceptionally large 16th century repoussé and cast gilt copper sculpture of Vajradhara, the ultimate primordial Buddha, will take pride of place on Rossi & Rossi’s stand at TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s leading art and antiques event,... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2015

SERENE ENLIGHTENMENT. A Buddha Sculpture from Gandhara at Bonhams New York on March 16

A carved schist head of Buddha, Ancient region of Gandhara, 3rd-4th century. Estimate US$ 50,000 - 80,000 (€45,000 - 72,000). Photo: Bonhams. New York - A carved schist head of Buddha from the ancient region of Gandhara, dating to the 3rd or 4th century A.D., is one of the highlights of the Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian auction at Bonhams New York on on March 16. The sculpture is an exceptional example of its kind and is estimated at $50,000-80,000. The smooth, polished surface bears an arresting... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2015

Asia Society Museum presents first exhibition in the west focused on loans from collections in Myanmar

Plaque with image of seated Buddha. Pagan period, 11th-13th century. Gilded metal with polychrome. 7 x 6 1/4 x 1/4 in. (17.8 x 15.9 x 0.6 cm). Bagan Archaeological Museum. Photo: Sean Dungan NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Society Museum presents a landmark exhibition of spectacular works of art from collections in Myanmar and the United States. Buddhist Art of Myanmar comprises approximately 70 works from the fifth through the early twentieth century and includes stone, bronze, and lacquered wood sculptures as well as textiles, paintings, and... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2015

Large wood sculpture of Guanyin, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Large wood sculpture of Guanyin, Song Dynasty (960-1279). Photo Credit: photo Studio Roger Asselberghs - Frédéric Dehaen. Asia Week New York. Gisèle Croës s.a. art@giselecroes.com  
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19 juillet 2014

Eleven-Headed Guanyin, 1100-1200, China, late Northern Song dynasty-Jin dynasty

Eleven-Headed Guanyin, 1100-1200, China, late Northern Song dynasty (960-1127) - Jin dynasty (1115-1234), wood with polychromy and cut gold, Overall - h:218.50 cm (h:86 inches). Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1981.53, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
19 juillet 2014

Water and Moon (Potala) Guanyin, 900-1100, China, Five dynasties-Song dynasty

Water and Moon (Potala) Guanyin, 900-1100, China, Five dynasties (907-960) - Song dynasty (960-1279), gilt bronze, Overall - h:17.60 cm (h:6 7/8 inches). The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund 1984.7, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
19 juillet 2014

Standing Guanyin, 1127-1279, China, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Standing Guanyin, 1127-1279, China, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), wood with traces of gesso, polychromy and gilding, Overall - h:162.90 w:55.90 cm (h:64 1/8 w:22 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1980.80, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.
19 juillet 2014

Seated Guanyin, late 1100s-1200s, China, late Northern Song dynasty-Jin dynasty

Seated Guanyin, late 1100s-1200s, China, late Northern Song dynasty (960-1127) - Jin dynasty (1115-1234), wood with polychromy and gilding, Overall - h:138.00 cm (h:54 5/16 inches). Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1984.70, Cleveland Museum of Art © 2013 Cleveland Museum of Art.


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