10 avril 2014

A large bronze head of a Bodhisattva, Song- Yuan Dynasty

A large bronze head of a Bodhisattva, Song- Yuan Dynasty. Photo: Sotheby's the round full-face deity with crescent down-cast eyes in serene contemplation, framed by the high arched brows, tapering nose and the pursed full lips, and long pendulous earlobes, the shaved bald head encircled by a simple ruyi-shaped diadem resting around the crown of his head, just above the urna on the forehead with traces of red pigment inside, all resting on a fragment of the shoulders draped with a section of the robe with a finely cast floral hem... [Lire la suite]
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09 avril 2014

Exhibition of paintings from south-east China on view at the British Museum in London

Plates with Southern Chinese Landscapes, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722), porcelain with famille verte overglaze enamels, © The Trustees of the British Museum. LONDON.- Discover the beauty and culture of south-east China in this selection of paintings dating from the 6th to the 19th centuries. The display includes the famous Admonitions Scroll (from 5 June) and examples of rare porcelain from the region.  The Yangzi River runs through an area of south-east China known as Jiangnan... [Lire la suite]

29 mars 2014

I.M. Chait March 23 Post-Asia Week Auction in Beverly Hills tops $2.3 million, led by $350K bronze

15th century early Ming Dynasty gilt-bronze Bodhisattva, 9-7/8 inches, the auction’s top lot, sold online for $350,000. I.M. Chait image. BEVERLY HILLS, CA.- While traditional Asian art categories held on to their most-favored status at I.M. Chait’s March 23, 2014 Post-Asia Week Auction, other buying trends were noted at the $2.36 million sale that would indicate collectors are exploring new avenues. All prices quotes are inclusive of a 22% buyer’s premium.  “Clearly, Asian art collectors are expanding their horizons beyond... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2014

Fragment of ‘Bodhisattva’ Mural, China, Tang era (618-906), 7th-8th century

Fragment of ‘Bodhisattva’ Mural, China, Tang era (618-906), 7th-8th century. Photo courtesy Auctionata. A painting with elegant and subtle lines, showing a representation of a Bodhisattva. Clay ground. Fine presentation? With cloud bands, halo and stylized ruyi scepter. Framed under mat. Dimensions, framed: 86 x 66 cm. Good state of preservation. Estimate €6,000 – €7,500 This Chinese fragment of a mural painting was made during the Tang period (618-906), the 7th / 8th century, and represents a Bodhisattva. The wall painting... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2014

I.M. Chait's March 23 auction following Asia Week offers important Chinese ceramics, bronzes, artworks

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Last year I.M. Chait took a different approach in planning their Asia Week sale. Rather than conducting their popular annual auction in New York amid the frenetic activity of Asia Week, they opted to hold the sale in the comfortable, low-key environs of their Beverly Hills gallery. That way, reasoned company founder Isadore M. Chait, visitors traveling from Asia to New York could stop over in Los Angeles and get a relaxed head start on their buying. Chait’s experimental 2013 California-based sale was a smashing... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2013

Standing Schist Bodhisattva. Northwest Pakistan, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century A.D.

Standing Schist Bodhisattva. Northwest Pakistan, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century A.D. Photo courtesy Jonathan Tucker-Antonia Tozer Grey schist. Height: 28 inches (71 cm).Jonathan Tucker-Antonia Tozer. "An Important Group of Sculptures from India and Southeast Asia". Arader Galleries, 29 East 72nd Street, New York 10021. T (212) 628 3668 - M +44 796 802 5742 - jonathantucker1@aol.com -www.asianartresource.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014

14 décembre 2013

Statuette de Bodhisattva en bronze laqué or, Dynastie Ming, XVIe-XVIIe siècle

Statuette de Bodhisattva en bronze laqué or, Dynastie Ming, XVIe-XVIIe siècle. Photo Sotheby's assis en vajrasana sur une double base lotiforme devant laquelle un chien monte la garde, brandissant un manuscrit de sa main gauche et esquissant le dhyana mudra de sa main droite, encadré de lotus et paré de bijoux précieux, une fine étoffe virevoltant autour de ses bras, coiffé d'une haute couronne à sept pointes ; accidents au dos; 47 cm, 18 1/2 in. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 EUR. Invendu. A LACQUER-GILT BRONZE FIGURE OF A SEATED... [Lire la suite]
27 novembre 2013

Dr. Robert R. Bigler at Asia Week in New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014

A gilt bronze image of a bodhisattva. Tibeto-Chinese, Ming Dynasty, 15th Century. Height: 5.25 inches (13.3 cm).. Photo courtesy Dr. Robert R. Bigler Phurbu. China/Yunnan, Dali Kingdom, circa 12th Century. Copper alloy with remains of lacquer gilding. Length: 7.5 inches (19.1 cm). Photo courtesy Dr. Robert R. Bigler   Vaishravana (Duowentian). Tibeto-Chinese, Yuan, circa 14th Century. Copper alloy. Height: 10.2 inches (26 cm).. Photo courtesy Dr. Robert R. Bigler Dr. Robert R.... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2013

Bodhisattva, Vietnam, late 19th century or somewhat later

Bodhisattva, Vietnam, late 19th century or somewhat later.  Photo courtesy Auctionata  Wood, red, black and gold lacquer. Ten removable arms. Measurements: 69 x 70 x 32 cm (height x width x depth). Estimation : 1 440 / 1 800 € Provenance: from a German private collectionThis Bodhisattva dates back to late 19th Century in Vietnam and is made of red, black and gold lacquered wood. He is sitting on a reddish plinth in the lotus position.The sole of his left foot faces... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2013

Head of a Bodhisattva, Afghanistan, 3rd-4th century AD

Head of a Bodhisattva, Afghanistan, 3rd-4th century AD, terracotta with pigments, height: 48cm. Photo courtesy DALTON SOMARÉ ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October -- 9th November 2013. DALTON SOMARÉ. Tomaso Vigorelli. Phone +39 335 80 88 149 / +44 (0)207 439 6633 - Fax +39 (0)2 89 09 61 73 - Email info@daltonsomare.com - Website www.daltonsomare.com

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