17 septembre 2021

A rare painted limestone head of a bodhisattva, Northern Zhou-Sui dynasty, Late 6th century CE

Lot 182. A rare painted limestone head of a bodhisattva, Northern Zhou-Sui dynasty, Late 6th century CE; 13 3/8in (33.9cm) high. Estimate US$ 20,000 - 30,000 (€ 17,000 - 26,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The squared face showing crisp brows, elongated eyes with heavy lids, a long triangular nose with wide nostrils and a subtle smile issuing from thick lips, all below a high crown fronted by an oval jewel-centered plaque with raised scroll borders set between rosettes issuing beaded tassels and terminating in a... [Lire la suite]

05 septembre 2021

Three stone carvings of Buddhist heads, Tang dynasty or later

Lot 1104. Three stone carvings of Buddhist heads, Tang dynasty or later; largest h. 13cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 69,300 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Provenance: Mandala Fine Arts, Hong Kong, 1995. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
03 septembre 2021

Bonhams presents The Claude de Marteau Collection Treasures from Tibet, Nepal, India and Southeast Asia

A grey schist Buddha sculpted in the ancient region of Gandhara in the circa 3rd century. The Claude de Marteau Collection. Courtesy Bonhams. Bonhams is honoured to present the first exhibition of The Claude de Marteau Collection, taking place in Brussels, on 10-19 September 2021, before embarking on a world tour from Brussels to Geneva, Paris, Hong Kong and New York. A unique accumulation of artworks gathered over decades by the late dealer and collector, the collection spans works created over 1,500 years in the... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2021

A marble figure of a bodhisattva, Eastern Wei dynasty (534-550)

Lot 1076. A marble figure of a bodhisattva, Eastern Wei dynasty (534-550); 50.8 by 23 by 14 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 176,400 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
03 septembre 2021

A bronze figure of Manjushri, Qing dynasty, 18th - 19th century

Lot 1074. A bronze figure of Manjushri, Qing dynasty, 18th - 19th century; 21.7 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 63,000 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
02 septembre 2021

A copper and hardstone-inlaid bronze figure of Amitayus, Ming dynasty, 15th - 16th century

Lot 1066. A copper and hardstone-inlaid bronze figure of Amitayus, Ming dynasty, 15th - 16th century; 14.3 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 50,400 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021

21 août 2021

Top Five of Buddhist Art Online including a Private Hong Kong Collection of Gandharan Sculpture at Bonhams,2021

Lot 16. A schist head of a bodhisattva, Ancient region of Gandhara, 3rd-4th century; 25 cm (9 7/8 in.) high. Sold for HK$502,500. © Bonhams 2001-2021 The sculpture portrays a noble Buddhist bodhisattva with an air of quiet authority. His heavy-lidded eyes, aquiline nose, high cheekbones, and strong chin are finished with a fine polish. His broad, crisp moustache draws our gaze to the leonine earrings on either side. His wavy locks arranged into a tall bun like a blazing fire, secured by two beaded circlets. The larger... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2021

A sandstone head of Avalokitesvhara, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 5078. A sandstone head of Avalokitesvhara, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 51.5 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 107,100 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
07 juillet 2021

A white marble figure of a seated bodhisattva, Eastern Wei dynasty (534-550)

Lot 5020. A white marble figure of a seated bodhisattva, Eastern Wei dynasty (534-550); 37 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 50,400 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: A French private collection.Christie's Paris, 11th December 2013, lot 322 (EUR 7,500). Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021  
30 juin 2021

Ming dynasty Bronze Buddhist figures at Sotheby's Paris, 10 june 2021

Lot 1. A bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva Ming dynasty, 16th century; 31.2 cm, 12 1/4 in. (without the base). Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 EUR. Lot sold: 35,280 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. the divinity seated in vajraparyankasana on a double lotus base with a small dog lying in front, her serene face set with a benevolent smile, her torso adorned with beaded jewelry, a shawl draping around her shoulders and billowing around her arms, her right hand... [Lire la suite]