07 janvier 2019

A blackish-grey stone Buddhist stele

Lot 1216. A blackish-grey stone Buddhist stele; 18 in. (45.8 cm.) high. Estimate $7,000 - USD 9,000. Price Realised $11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Carved in high relief with Buddha seated in dhyanasana on a cloth-draped lotus supported on the head of a seated leonine figure flanked by two pairs of bodhisattvasstanding on tall-stemmed lotus pods, all below apsaras with trailing scarves on themandorla above, the whole raised on a lotus base flanked by two seated... [Lire la suite]

06 janvier 2019

A Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Avalokitesvara, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 197. A Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Avalokitesvara, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795); 25.5cm., 10in.Estimate 50,000 - 70,000 GBP. Lot sold 218,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. the four-armed deity seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, the principal hands held in anjalimudrabefore the chest and the attendant arms flanking the shoulders raised in vitarkamudra, wearing a dhoti further embellished with beaded jewels and a shawl over the shoulder, the face with a... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Avalokitesvara, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 195. A gilt-bronze figure of Avalokitesvara, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 37.2cm., 14 5/8 in. Estimate 40,000 - 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 68,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. seated in dhyanasana, the left hand raised before the chest and the right arm lowered in varadamudra, wearing a shawl and dhoti opening at the chest to reveal a beaded necklace, the borders incised at the hems with lotus, the face with a benevolent expression, crowned by an elaborate headdress surmounted by an Amitabha... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2019

A Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 194. A Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 21.8cm., 8 5/8 in. Estimate 15,000 - 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. cast seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, the hands lowered in dhyanamudra, wearing a jiashadraped over the left shoulder, the face with a meditative expression flanked by long ears, the hair tightly coiled around an ushina, incised with Tibetan script along the base. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, 17th-18th century

Lot 192. A gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, 17th-18th century; 16.7cm., 6 5/8 in. Estimate 8,000 - 10,000 GBP. Lot sold 50,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. cast seated in in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, the hands lowered in dhyanamudra supporting an alms bowl, dressed in a dhoti hemmed with lotus scroll borders and draped over by a shawl, the face with a meditative expression flanked by long ears, the hair tightly coiled around an ushina. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2018

Christophe Hioco at BRAFA 2019, Stand 132a

Standing Bodhisattva, Ancient region of Gandhara (Northern Pakistan), 3rd–4th century. Schist. H 61 cm. © Christophe Hioco at BRAFA 2019, Stand 132a.  Provenance: private collection, Hawaii, USA; Sotheby's, New York, 2000. Buddha head, Thailand, Sukhothai Kingdom, 14th-early 15th century. Bronze. H 35 cm. © Christophe Hioco at BRAFA 2019, Stand 132a. Provenance: private collection, Italy, since the 1980s   Viṣṇu, India, Pāla Dynasty, circa 11th... [Lire la suite]

23 décembre 2018

Exhibition at Museum Rietberg showcases 2,500 years of Buddhist art and culture

Poster of the exhibition. © Museum Rietberg ZURICH.- What you have always wanted to know about Buddhism: Who was the Buddha? What did he teach? What are the hallmarks of Buddhism? How did Buddhism spread across the world? What kind of rituals do Buddhists perform in everyday life? These are just some of the questions the major exhibition Next Stop Nirvana – Approaches to Buddhism at the Museum Rietberg seeks to answer. It showcases 2,500 years of Buddhist art and culture.Around a hundred remarkable sculptures,... [Lire la suite]
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16 décembre 2018

Crowned Buddha, Wei Dynasty (386-534)

Lot 279. Crowned Buddha, Wei Dynasty (386-534), wood with traces of polychromy. H 61cm. Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000 (US$4,533 - US$6,799). Courtesy Cambi Casa d'Aste. From Antichità Accorsi - Turin. Cambi Casa d'Aste. Fine Chinese Works of Art. 18 Dec 2018. Castello Mackenzie Mura di san Bartolomeo 16c 16, 16122 Genova, Italy.
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16 décembre 2018

A large and majestic figure of a Guanyin seated on a rock, Wei Dynasty (386-534)

Lot 270. A large and majestic carved wood with traces of polychromy and partially gilt figure of a Guanyin seated on a rock, Wei Dynasty (386-534). H 100cm. Estimate: €30,000 - €50,000 (US$33,999 - US$56,665). Courtesy Cambi Casa d'Aste. Cambi Casa d'Aste. Fine Chinese Works of Art. 18 Dec 2018. Castello Mackenzie Mura di san Bartolomeo 16c 16, 16122 Genova, Italy.
16 décembre 2018

A large and magnificent gilt bronze figure of Buddha Sakyamuni, Ming Dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 226. A large and magnificent gilt bronze figure of Buddha Sakyamuni, Ming Dynasty, 15th-16th century. H 41.5cm. Estimate: €120,000 - €150,000 (US$135,996 - US$169,995). Courtesy Cambi Casa d'Aste. The figure is sitting sumptuously in dhyanasana above a base surrounded by two orders of elaborate tufts of lotus. The left hand represented in the dhyanamudra, the mudra of meditation, and the right hand in bhumisparsamudra, the gesture of testimony of the earth. The face is portrayed in serene... [Lire la suite]