28 mai 2018

A rare gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Qing dynasty, 17th – 18th century

Lot 645. A rare gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Qing dynasty, 17th – 18th century; 11.3 cm, 4 1/2  in. h. 3.9 to 9.8 cm, 1 1/2  to 3 7/8  in. Estimate 450,000 — 600,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. seated in vajraparyankasana on a double-lotus base with the hands folded in dhyanamudra, further adorned with turquoise-inset jewellery, the sealed base with a double-vajra. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM ... [Lire la suite]

25 avril 2018

An Imperial gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 982. An Imperial gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 16 ½ in. (41.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 400,000 - USD 600,000. Price realised USD 2,532,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base with the hands held in dhyanamudra, clad in a voluminous dhoti and adorned with various jewelry and with a rippling ribbon, the ends of which elegantly fall over the front edge of the base, the face with serene expression... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2018

Amitayus, Chine, Période Qianlong , 1770

Lot 65. Amitayus, Chine, Période Qianlong , 1770. Estimation 1 800 € / 2 500 €. Photo: Cornette de Saint Cyr Paris Alliage cuivreux doré. H. 18,5 cm Amitayus est assis en padmasana sur un trône architecturé, les mains en dhyanamudra. Un halo était initialement fixé à l’arrière. Une inscription sur la base du socle indique la date dans l’ère Qianlong correspondant à 1770. Provenance : - Collection d’un amateur Belge Arts d’Asie - Art Tribal - Documentation chez Cornette de Saint Cyr... [Lire la suite]
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22 novembre 2017

Christie's to reveal first highlights from the Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller in Hong Kong

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces the first highlights from the collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller to be unveiled in Hong Kong on November 24, which marks the start of a global tour of collection highlights presented by private aviation company VistaJet. The collection will be offered for sale at Christie’s Rockefeller Center Galleries in New York in the Spring of 2018. The collection sale will be the most significant philanthropic auction ever presented, with all the Estate sale proceeds destined to benefit... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2017

Kurkihar Buddha leads Bonhams Images of Devotion Sale in Hong Kong

Lot 16. The Sonnery Kurkihar Buddha, copper alloy with silver and copper inlay, Kurkihar, Pala period, 11th century. Himalayan Art Resources item no.2449, 39 cm (15 3/8 in.) high. Estimate HK$ 8,000,000 - 12,000,000 (€850,000 - 1,300,000). Sold for HK$ 21,900,000 (€2,380,253). Photo: Bonhams. HONG KONG.- The standing 11th century Crowned Kurkihar Buddha, a canonical image in Buddhist art, from Collection FKH, USA, reached the highest auction price at HK$21,900,000 (US$2,329,600) after a... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2016

A famille rose figure of Amitayus, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 76. A famille rose figure of Amitayus, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 99,680 - USD 149,520). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The figure is modelled with both hands in dhyana mudra and seated in dhyanasana, holding an ambrosia flask. The seated figure is wearing long robes and is adorned with elaborate jewellery, all on top of a separate double-lotus base; 11 ¾ in. (29.8 cm.) high overall. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
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20 août 2016

A large yellow, green, turquoise, and aubergine-glazed figure of Amitayus, Ming-Qing dynasty (1368-1911)

 Lot 845. A large yellow, green, turquoise, and aubergine-glazed figure of Amitayus, Ming-Qing dynasty (1368-1911). Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The figure is seated in dhyanasana on a separately made lotus base with his hands resting in his lap holding a vessel, and is dressed in flowing robes and a scarf draped over his shoulders that continues around his forearms. The face has a benevolent expression with heavy-lidded eyes, and is surmounted by a... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2016

Artcurial announces first sale of the year entirely dedicated to Asian Art

 PARIS.- On June 21st, Artcurial will hold its first sale of the year entirely dedicated to Asian Art. This event is eagerly awaited by international collectors and will have two distinct sections: one focussing on Chinese Art including a private Parisian collection of 20 white porcelain pieces from the 17th to the 19th century and a small sitting Buddha statue (estimation: 8 000 – 12 000 € / 8 800 – 13 200 $); the other focussing on Japanese art will be headed by a group of ivory sculptures showing two doves... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2016

An exceptionally fine and rare famille-rose seated figure of Amitayus, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 3055. An exceptionally fine and rare famille-rose seated figure of Amitayus, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate 8,000,000 — 10,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 8,440,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's seated in dhyanasana on a triangular waisted lotus pedestal with hands held in dhyanamudra supporting a vase with a cintamani emblem, the face and body applied with a powdered pink enamel, the deity with serene facial expression and lowered eyes, the hair... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2015

Un gser-thang tibétain représentant Amitayus (tshe dpag med) décuple l'estimation chez Cornette de Saint Cyr

Amitayus (tshe dpag med), Tibet, ca 18°-19° siècle. Estimation : 1 500 € / 2 500 €. Prix réalisé 16 500 € HT. Photo Cornette de Saint Cyr Détrempe sur toile. 74 x 50 cm (hors montage) Beau Thang-ka sur fond or (gser-thang) présentant en son centre Amitâyus assis au coeur d’un lotus épanoui, richement paré, et maintenant le vase de liqueur d’immortalité (bhadragta) de ses deux mains dans son giron. Il est entouré de 334 représentations diminutives de lui même dessinées au trait rouge. Au delà de ses... [Lire la suite]