24 février 2017

Nicholas Grindley at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Pottery Lion-Dog, Chinese, Early Tang period, 7th century. Length: 7 1/2 in (19 cm). © Nicholas Grindley A wood, probably some sort of fruitwood, figure of a longevity god or immortal, probably Shouxing or Shoulao, Ming–Qing dynasty, 17th century. Height (excluding base) 19.6 cm (7 1/2 in). © Nicholas Grindley A jichimu table in the form of an archaic fang ding. China, probably Daoguang (1821-1850). Jichimu wood. 33 3/4 x 63 5/8 x 19 1/2 in (85.7 x 161.6 x 49.5... [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]
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]
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]
01 février 2017

Skull Memento Mori Locket Ring, British, 17th century

Skull Memento Mori Locket Ring, British, 17th century. Gold, enamel, diamonds, and ruby. Weight: 11.3 g.; circumference: 59.5 mm.; size: US 9, UK R ½. Griffin Collection, L.2015.72.33 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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27 janvier 2017

Saucer, China, Ming Dynasty, 17th century

Saucer, China, Ming Dynasty, 17th century. Porcelain with underglaze blue painted decoration. Height: 1 1/16 in. (2.7 cm); Diameter: 5 3/16 in. (13.18 cm). Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Edward E. Masters (M.84.213.345). Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA
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22 janvier 2017

Galerie Grand-Rue Marie-Laure Rondeau. Stand 28c. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Study of a young boy, Florentine school, 17th century. Red and white chalk on brown laid paper, 20.9 x 17.9 cm. Courtesy Galerie Grand-Rue Marie-Laure Rondeau Giuseppe Scoppa (Naples, mid 19th century), V. del Golfo di Pozzuoli. Gouache on wove paper, 42.7 x 64.5 cm. Traces of the artist's signature lower left in the margin. Courtesy Galerie Grand-Rue Marie-Laure Rondeau MR. Mauton (Naples, first half of the 19th century), Atrio del Cavallo,... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2017

Ming furniture at Andy Hei

A Huanghuali Wood Lohan Bed with Marble Panels, Ming Dynasty, 16th Century; 209(L) x 111(D) x 106(H)cm. Courtesy Andy Hei.  A Huanghuali Wood Folding and Detachable Chair, Ming Dynasty, 16th Century; 64(L) x 84(D) x 108(H)cm. Courtesy Andy Hei.   A Huanghuali Wood Long Table with Giant Arm Braces, Ming Dynasty, 17th Century; 169(L) x 53(D) x 79(H)cm. Courtesy Andy Hei.  A Huanghuali Wood Altar Table with Flanges, Ming Dynasty,... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2017

Kraak dish decorated with Persian ladies, Jingdezhen, China, 17th century

Kraak dish decorated with Persian ladies, Jingdezhen, China, 17th century, 29cm diameter. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017.  A blue and white dish with two Persian ladies seated centrally with feathers in their caps and surrounded by two borders of foliage. The border painted with alternating panels of working farmers, tulips, and various other flora. Two similar Kraak dishes decorated with Persian ladies are held at the British Museum on loan from Sir Percival David... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2017

Blue and white porcelain huqqa base in melon form, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China, 17th century

Blue and white porcelain huqqa base in melon form, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, China, 17th century, 15.5cm high. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. The huqqa base has a squat globular melon-like form. Painted in underglaze blue with a band of standing leaves above the drip guard. A further band of leaves forms from just below the neck with thin underglaze blue lines running in between the moulding of the lobes and reaches the last band of leaves near the base. The base of the huqqa... [Lire la suite]