25 janvier 2020

A small Gandharan schist figure of a seated Buddha, 2nd-3rd century

Lot 113. A small Gandharan schist figure of a seated Buddha, 2nd-3rd century. Height 10 3/4 in., 27.3 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 9,375 USD. Photo Sotheby's portrayed on an upturned lotus clad in a finely pleated sanghati draped over his right shoulder; his face framed by a fragmentary halo; his now missing palms displaying dharmachakra mudra with a kneeling adorant on his right, stand, Japanese wood box (3). Provenance: Japanese... [Lire la suite]
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25 janvier 2020

A Gandharan schist figure of a seated Buddha, 2nd-3rd century

Lot 112. A Gandharan schist figure of a seated Buddha, 2nd-3rd century. Height 16 1/2 in., 42 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 17,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's portrayed in dhyanasana on a cushioned plinth flanked by an adorant and a monk; his finely pleated sanghati draped over his broad shoulders forming a loop around his neck; his palms resting upon his lap, his face with deeply carved eyes and pursed lips bearing a serene, meditative expression, stand,... [Lire la suite]
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25 janvier 2020

A Gandharan schist torso of a bodhisattva, 2nd-3rd century

Lot 110. A Gandharan schist torso of a bodhisattva, 2nd-3rd century. Height 14 in., 35.6 cm. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 USD. Lot sold 20,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's a scarf draped over the figure’s right shoulder, his bare chest adorned with a torque, necklace and string of amulets; his face with elongated eyes beneath arched brows, bearing a gentle expression; his hair drawn above his head in a braided chignon adorned with a jeweled fillet, the face and shoulders framed by a halo,... [Lire la suite]
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25 janvier 2020

A Gandharan schist face of a bodhisattva, 2nd-3rd century

Lot 108. A Gandharan schist face of a bodhisattva, 2nd-3rd century. Height 11 in., 28 cm. Estimate 1,500 — 2,500 USD. Lot sold 1,875 USD. Photo Sotheby's with deep-set eyes and curved mustache over gently smiling lips; his forehead surmounted by a jeweled turban with a central leonine medallion, stand, Japanese wood box (3). Provenance: Japanese Collection, acquired before the 1960s. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 11 september 2012
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25 janvier 2020

A small Gandharan schist standing figure of a bodhisattva , 2nd-3rd century

Lot 106. A small Gandharan schist standing figure of a bodhisattva, 2nd-3rd century. Height 11 in., 28 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 3,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's portrayed clad in a dhoti, scarf and turban, holding a basket of flowers in his hand, Japanese wood box (2). Provenance: Japanese Collection, acquired before the 1960s. Literature: Sumino Irodori: Osaka Masaki Bijutsukan Sanjunentenjizuroku (Colors of Ink: Osaka Masaki Art Museum 30 Years... [Lire la suite]
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25 janvier 2020

A Gandharan schist stupa drum panel fragment, 2nd-3rd century

Lot 105. A Gandharan schist stupa drum panel fragment, 2nd-3rd century. Height 5 1/4 in., 13.3 cm. Estimate 1,000 — 2,000 USD. Lot sold 1,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's depicting in relief a monk at left; the Buddha’s protector Vajrapani at center and the Buddha at right, his palms raised in a gesture of blessing, Japanese wood box (2). Provenance: Japanese Collection, acquired before the 1960s. Literature: Sumino Irodori: Osaka Masaki Bijutsukan Sanjunentenjizuroku (Colors of... [Lire la suite]
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25 janvier 2020

A Gandharan schist architectural element with an elephant, 2nd-3rd century

Lot 104. A Gandharan schist architectural element with an elephant, 2nd-3rd century. Height 6 1/4 in., 16 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the richly caparisoned elephant lifting a bundle of leaves with its trunk, standing on a plinth with two protruding tangs beneath, base, Japanese wood box (3). Provenance: Japanese Collection, acquired before the 1960s. Literature: Sumino Irodori: Osaka Masaki Bijutsukan Sanjunentenjizuroku (Colors... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2018

A Gray Schist Figure of Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd Century

Lot 30. A Gray Schist Figure of Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd Century; 34 ½ in. (87.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 250,000 - USD 350,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2015. Finely carved standing on a rectangular base centered with devotees in adoration flanking an altar, wearing long flowing robes, his left hand lowered, his face in a benign expression with elongated eyes, and arched brows, his hair arranged in undulating curls rising over the ushnisha, his face backed by a smooth... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2018

Importante tête de Bouddha Shakyamuni en schiste gris, Art Gréco-bouddhique du Gandhara, IIe-IIIe siècle

Lot 162. Importante tête de Bouddha Shakyamuni en schiste gris, Art Gréco-bouddhique du Gandhara, IIe-IIIe siècle. H. : 36 cm (14 1/4 in.). Estimation 20 000 - 30 000 € . Résultat: 54,600 EUR. Courtesy Artcurial Le visage serein, les yeux mi-clos, les sourcils arqués, le nez droit, les lèvres fines esquissant un léger sourire, le front orné de l'urna les cheveux ondulés surmontés de l'ushnisha. A large and important gray schist head of Buddha Shakyamuni, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century  ... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2018

Sculpture de Boddhisatva en schiste gris, Art Gréco-bouddhique du Gandhara, IIe-IIIe siècle

Lot 161. Sculpture de Boddhisatva en schiste gris, Art Gréco-bouddhique du Gandhara, IIe-IIIe siècle. H. : 71 cm (28 in.). Estimation 12 000 - 18 000 € . Résultat: 32,500 EUR. Courtesy Artcurial Assis en dhyanasana sur un trône, la tête auréolée d'un nimbe, les mains relevées en dharmachakramudra, vêtu d'un sanghati recouvrant l'épaule gauche et d'un paridhana attaché par une ceinture et retombant en plis sur les jambes, paré de colliers, le visage serein, la chevelure ornée d'un diadème et d'une... [Lire la suite]