21 janvier 2018

Jacques Barrère at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 72b

  Uma. Grey sandstone. Khmer Art, Cambodia, Angkor Vat period, 12th century, 97 x 40 x 13 cm. © Jacques Barrère   Head of Buddha. Stucco. Greco-buddhist art from Gandhara, Afghanistan, Pakistan, 3rd-4th century, 16.5 x 10 x 12 cm. © Jacques Barrère Buddha under the Naga. Gray sandstone, Khmer Art, Cambodia, Post-Bayon period, 13th century-14th century, 84 x 35 cm. © Jacques Barrère Jacques Barrère at BRAFA, 27 Jan... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2017

A Yue animal-form vessel, Western Jin dynasty, 3rd-4th century

Lot 1146. A Yue animal-form vessel, Western Jin dynasty, 3rd-4th century; 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.) long, cloth box. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vessel is hollow-molded as a mythical beast, bixie, crouching on four small clawed feet, with combed markings delineating the beard, mane and back and the applied tail molded with curls. A tubular aperture rises from the animal's back, and the beast is covered overall with a thin pale olive... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2017

A life-size stucco head of Buddha, Gandhara, 3rd-4th century

Lot 601. A life-size stucco head of Buddha, Gandhara, 3rd-4th century, 16 ½ in. (45 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 52,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Acquired by the present owner from the New York Art Market on 9 April 1996. Note: Exceptionally finely rendered with deeply carved features, including heavily-lidded downcast eyes and a plump rosebud mouth. Compare the sensitive modeling with a stucco head of Buddha in the Tokyo... [Lire la suite]
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22 janvier 2017

Galerie Jacques Barrère. Stand 72B. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Bishamonten, Wood, Japan, late Heian period, 12th century, 92 x 18 x 9 cm. Courtesy Galerie Jacques Barrère Head of Buddha, Terracotta, Greco-Buddhist art from Gandhara , Afghanistan-Pakistan, 3rd-4th century, 22 x 14 x 15.5 cm. Courtesy Galerie Jacques Barrère Atlant, Schist, Greco-Buddhist art from Gandhara, Afghanistan - Pakistan, 1st-2nd century, 23 x 19 x 4 cm. Courtesy Galerie Jacques Barrère La Galerie Jacques Barrère est... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2017

The Fleming Museum opens new permanent collection gallery of Asian Art

Bust of Buddha, Gandharan (Pakistan), 3rd-4th century. Schist. Gift of David and Richard Nalin ’63 2010.6.16. © University of Vermont BURLINGTON, VT.- This winter, the Fleming Museum of Art opened a new Gallery of Asian Art highlighting exemplary works from its permanent collection, focusing on China, Korea, Japan, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Indonesia. The objects on view span ancient to contemporary examples of courtly, religious, and fine arts as well as everyday objects, including... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2016

A schist figure of Buddha, Ancient region of Gandhara, 3rd-4th century

Lot 64. A schist figure of Buddha, Ancient region of Gandhara, 3rd-4th century. Estimate US$ 60,000 - 80,000 (€54,000 - 73,000). Photo: Bonhams. Seated on kusha grass, Buddha meditates, his expression confident and approachable. 19 in. (48.2 cm) high Notes: In keeping with the Gandharan style's evolution towards abstraction as the 4th century approached, this figure exhibits the sculptor's strong preference for precision and geometry. His wavy locks are carved impeccably into neat lines that spread out... [Lire la suite]

27 février 2016

A schist figure of Buddha, Ancient region of Gandhara, 3rd-4th century

Lot 63. A schist figure of Buddha, Ancient region of Gandhara, 3rd-4th century. Estimate US$ 150,000 - 250,000 (€140,000 - 230,000). Photo: Bonhams. Enthroned and nimbate, wearing a sumptuous robe over his athletic body, Buddha displays the gesture of teaching and gazes steadfast. 30 1/2 in. (77.5 cm) high Notes: Few examples convey so well the varying density of Buddha's robe as it courses, drapes, wraps, and pools over his body. His left forearm is covered with layer upon layer of thick, rounded folds, while his... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2015

A small grey schist torso of a Bodhisattva. Gandhara, 3rd-4th century

A small grey schist torso of a Bodhisattva. Gandhara, 3rd-4th century. Estimate CHF  700 / 1,000 | EUR 660 / 950. Photo Koller. Height 16.5 cm. Mounted on a metal plinth.  Swiss private collection, acquired before 1977.  Koller. Art asiatique (Japon, Asie du Sud-Est, Inde, Perse): Vente A175AS, 18 November 2015 10:00
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23 août 2015

A reticulated 'Yue' censer, Western Jin dynasty, 3rd-4th century

Lot 21. A reticulated 'Yue' censer, Western Jin dynasty, 3rd-4th century. Height 7 5/8  in., 19.4 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. the globular form censer supported on three tripod feet, surmounted by a bird-form finial with outstretched wings on a short column, the sides carved with saw-toothed crescents and triangles in openwork design, all resting on a tripod circular support tray with wide everted rim, covered overall in a pale grayish-green glaze.  Provenance: Acquired in... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2015

SERENE ENLIGHTENMENT. A Buddha Sculpture from Gandhara at Bonhams New York on March 16

A carved schist head of Buddha, Ancient region of Gandhara, 3rd-4th century. Estimate US$ 50,000 - 80,000 (€45,000 - 72,000). Photo: Bonhams. New York - A carved schist head of Buddha from the ancient region of Gandhara, dating to the 3rd or 4th century A.D., is one of the highlights of the Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian auction at Bonhams New York on on March 16. The sculpture is an exceptional example of its kind and is estimated at $50,000-80,000. The smooth, polished surface bears an arresting... [Lire la suite]