04 janvier 2017

Man grooming a horse, 1700s, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Man grooming a horse, 1700s, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Nephrite. H. 3 3/4 in x W. 6 1/4 in x D. 3 1/2 in, H. 9.5 cm x W. 15.9 cm x D. 8.9 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60J388 © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture A cheerful man is grooming his horse, while his right hand holds the halter. The horse stands with its head turned toward the groom; its long neck and short stocky legs identify it as a Mongolian horse. The groom wears a short vest; his hat that harks back to... [Lire la suite]
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02 janvier 2017

Lord of the Faith-Guarding Deities (Mahakala), Tibet, 1700s

Lord of the Faith-Guarding Deities (Mahakala), Tibet, 1700s. Brass, height: 14 in, 35.56 cm; width: 4.875 in, 12.38 cm; depth: 12.25 in, 31.11 cm. Walter C. Mead Collection, 1933.14 © Denver Art Museum Mahakala, the Great Black One, is the most popular of the protectors of Tibetan Buddhism, and is often found at the inner entrance of a temple or at his own special shrine.  Here he appears in his six-armed manifestation, clothed in an elephant hide and a tiger pelt, trampling the prone elephant-headed figure of Ganesha. ... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2014

Charger, probably Holland, 1700s

Charger, probably Holland, 1700s, Photo Stockholms Auktionsverk, earthenware, painted chinoiserie decor in blue, diameter 43.5 cm; damages, repairs. Estimate SEK 3 000-4 000 (€ 340-460). Not sold Stockholms Auktionsverk. 9-12 june 2014 - http://auktionsverket.com/
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