25 mars 2017

Importante statue de Guanyin en bronze doré, Dynastie Ming, XVIe-XVIIe siècle

Lot 108. Importante statue de Guanyin en bronze doré, Dynastie Ming, XVIe-XVIIe siècle. Estimate 15,000 € - 20,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. assise en dhyanasana, les mains en vitarka mudra, la gauche au-dessus de l'aine tenant un bol patra, la droite levée devant l'épaule pinçant entre deux doigts une tige de saule, vêtue d'une ample robe monastique aux bordures finement incisées de motifs floraux, le torse découvert paré de bijoux, le visage charnu en méditation flanqué de longs lobes d'oreilles... [Lire la suite]

25 février 2017

J. J. Lally & Co. at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

A Limestone Block-Form Buddhist Stele, Tang Dynasty, 8th Century, 22 x 19 ½ x 10 inches (55.9 x 49.5 x 25.4 cm) © J. J. Lally & Co. A Limestone Head of Bodhisattva, China, from the Gongxian Buddhist caves, Northern Wei dynasty, early 6th century. Height: 10.25 inches (26 cm) © J. J. Lally & Co.  A Gilt Bronze Figure of Avalokitesvara, Sui Dynasty (581-618). Height: 10 inches (25.4 cm) © J. J. Lally & Co.  A Painted Marble Figure of an... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2017

Buddhist Art at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Black Stone Stele of Lokesvara, India, Pala period, 11th century, 70 cm high © Buddhist Art Luohan. China, Yuan Dynasty (13th–14th century). Wood. H: 48 cm. © Buddhist Art Buddha, Burma, Ava Period, 17th century. Marble. Height: 57 cm. © Buddhist Art Amoghasiddhi, Tibet, 14th century. Bronze with copper and silver inlay. 23 cm. © Buddhist Art Buddhist Art (Berlin, Germany), Serene Deities, 9-18 march 2017 at at Arader... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2017

Dr. Robert R. Bigler at Asian Week NewYork, 9-18 march 2017

Buddha Shakyamuni. Copper alloy with remains of mercury and lacquer gilding; China, Tibeto-Chinese style, Yuan, early 14th century. Height: 23.8 cm (9.37 in) © Dr. Robert R. Bigler Buddha Shakyamuni. China, Yuan Dynasty, ca. 1300. Mercury gilt copper alloy. Height: 23.5 cm © Dr. Robert R. Bigler Green Tara. Mercury gilt copper alloy with glass inlays. China, Tibeto-Chinese style, Yuan Period (1271-1368). Height: 14.2 cm. © Dr. Robert R. Bigler  Set of Vajra and... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2017

Buddhist Sculptures at Shanxi Provincial Museum

Shakyamuni Buddha, Eastern Wei dynasty (534-550 AD) © Shanxi Provincial Museum Shakyamuni Buddha, Northern Zhou dynasty, 569 AD, Jishan County © Shanxi Provincial Museum Shakyamuni Buddha, Northern Zhou dynasty (557-581 AD), Wanrong County © Shanxi Provincial Museum Although both of these statues were created during the Northern Zhou dynasty, they are markedly different in their overall appearance, carving, physiognomy, robes, and hair. The figure on the first wears a... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2017

A large gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Tibet, 14th-15th Century

Lot 213. A large gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Tibet, 14th-15th Century. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13392.Height: 12 ¼ in. (31.5 cm) Provenance: Nikolaus Sonne Fine Arts, Berlin, 2 February 2002. Note: This very fine and large-scale sculpture of Buddha Shakyamuni is a testament to the powerful legacy of the Newari aesthetic imported into Tibet from the Kathmandu Valley in the medieval period.  Displaying tremendous power and... [Lire la suite]

21 février 2017

A gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara attributed by inscription to the Tenth Karmapa Chöying Dorje, Eastern Tibet or Yunnan

Lot 223. A gilt-bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, attributed by inscription to the Tenth Karmapa Chöying Dorje, Eastern Tibet or Yunnan Province, 17th Century. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13400.Height: 6  3/8  in. (16.2 cm) Exhibited: "Masterworks: Jewels of the Collection", Rubin Museum of Art, 4 February 2015–11 January 2016 and 10 February 2016–16 January 2017 Literature: I. Alsop, 'Sculpture of Chöying Dorjé', in K.... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2017

A monumental grey schist figure of seated Buddha Ancient region of Gandhara, Kushan period, first half of 3rd Century

Lot 247. A monumental grey schist figure of seated Buddha Ancient region of Gandhara, Kushan period, first half of 3rd Century. Estimate 200,000-300,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Height 50  7/8  in. (129.2 cm) Provenance: William H. Wolff, 2 December 1961.The Cleveland Museum of Art, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund, 1961. Exhibited: “Kushan Sculpture: Images from Early India”, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 13 November 1985–5 January 1986; Asia Society Galleries, New York, 13 February–6... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2017

A large and rare bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni inlaid with silver and copper, Tibet, 13th Century

Lot 212. A large and rare bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni inlaid with silver and copper, Tibet, 13th century. Estimate 300,000-500,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13391.Height: 16  1/4  in. (41.3 cm) Provenance: Acquired in India, 1969.Collection of the late Mrs. Annalies Sutter, Switzerland.  Literature: U. von Schroeder, Indo-Tibetan Bronzes, Hong Kong, 1981, p. 185, pl. 36E. Note: This sculpture represents the early phase of Tibetan Buddhist... [Lire la suite]
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13 février 2017

Exhibition of Buddhist art from the Newark Museum organized exclusively for Nashville's Frist Center

Attributed to Gyeju (flourished ca. 1680s). Seated Buddha, Korea, 17th century, Joseon Period (1392–1912). Wood, lacquer, gold, and rock crystal. Newark Museum, Purchase 2013 Mr. and Mrs. William V. Griffin Fund, 2013.26. NASHVILLE, TENN.- This winter and spring, visitors to the Frist Center will enjoy opportunities to examine the art of Buddhism in unusual depth. Organized by the Newark Museum exclusively for the Frist Center, Secrets of Buddhist Art: Tibet, Japan, and Korea explores one of the great faiths of the... [Lire la suite]