16 juillet 2019

A large cast iron head of Buddha, Goryeo Dynasty (9th - 10th century)

Lot 94. A large cast iron head of Buddha, Goryeo Dynasty (9th - 10th century); 19 ¾ in. (50.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2016 The large head finely cast, with eyes cast down and the mouth closed, the hair in tight curls over the ushnisha, an urna at the center of forehead, the wide neck cast with a double fold and ending in an irregular edge. Exhibited: Birmingham Museum of Art, 1997-2006. Note: For a... [Lire la suite]
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30 mars 2014

Dallas Museum of Art is the exclusive venue outside of Europe of exhibition of Islamic art and culture

Inkwell, ca 1275 AD. Al Jazira or West Persia. Copper alloy, gold, silver, and lead. Height: 5.9 cm. Furusiyya Art Foundation, Liechtenstein. Photo © Noel Adams DALLAS, TX.- From March 30 through June 29, 2014, the Dallas Museum of Art will host Nur: Light in Art and Science from the Islamic World. The DMA is the only venue outside of Europe to host this international touring exhibition of Islamic art and culture co-organized by the DMA and the Focus-Abengoa Foundation. Critically acclaimed by such publications as The Financial... [Lire la suite]