06 janvier 2019

A Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 194. A Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 21.8cm., 8 5/8 in. Estimate 15,000 - 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. cast seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, the hands lowered in dhyanamudra, wearing a jiashadraped over the left shoulder, the face with a meditative expression flanked by long ears, the hair tightly coiled around an ushina, incised with Tibetan script along the base. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]

06 janvier 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, 17th-18th century

Lot 192. A gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, 17th-18th century; 16.7cm., 6 5/8 in. Estimate 8,000 - 10,000 GBP. Lot sold 50,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. cast seated in in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, the hands lowered in dhyanamudra supporting an alms bowl, dressed in a dhoti hemmed with lotus scroll borders and draped over by a shawl, the face with a meditative expression flanked by long ears, the hair tightly coiled around an ushina. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2018

Sotheby's Paris Art d'Asie led by a rare pair of coral-ground Famille Verte ‘floral’ bowls, Kangxi Yuzhi marks and of the period

PARIS - Sotheby's Paris sales are renowned for the quality and selection of objects offered. The december sale is led by a rare pair of coral-ground Famille Verte ‘floral’ bowls bearing Kangxi Yuzhi marks and of the period.  Further highlights include a selection of early Ming and Qing ceramics and porcelains formerly in the collection of L.A. Basmadjieff (1911-2000) whose important collection of early Ming blue and white porcelains was sold by Sotheby’s in 1972.   Lot... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2018

A gilt copper alloy figure of Buddha, Tibet, 15th century

Lot 54. A gilt copper alloy figure of Buddha, Tibet, 15th century. With inset turquoise, coral, and lapis. Himalayan Art Resources item no.68458; 33.5 cm (13 1/4 in.) high. Estimate HK$ 8,000,000 - 12,000,000 (€ 870,000 - 1,300,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Provenance: The Nyingjei Lam Collection Published : David Weldon and Jane Casey Singer, The Sculptural Heritage of Tibet: Buddhist Art in the Nyingjei Lam Collection, London, 1999, pp.112-3,... [Lire la suite]
19 août 2018

Buddha prêchant, Art du Gandhara, 2e-4e siècle

Lot 124. Buddha prêchant, Art du Gandhara, 2e-4e siècle. Schiste. 32 x 39 cm. Estimation: 8 000 € - 12 000 €. Résultat 7 200 €. © Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Beau relief présentant le buddha entouré de personnages et de divinités semblant distrait par un personnage émergeant au centre du feuillage d'un arbre, semblant tendre ses longs cheveux vers lui. Petits accidents, manques et restaurations visibles. L'histoire ainsi évoquée est difficile à identifier, probablement parce que rarement... [Lire la suite]
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13 juin 2018

Ensemble de cinq statuettes de Bouddha en bronze, Tibet, XVIIIe-XIXe siècle

LOt 214. Ensemble de cinq statuettes de Bouddha en bronze, Tibet, XVIIIe-XIXe siècle; De 18,7 à 20,5 cm, from 7 3/8  to 8 1/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 EUR. Lot sold 75,000 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. s'organisant autour de Bouddha Shakyamuni assis en vajrasana sur une base lotiforme dressée sur un socle étagé, la main droite en avakasha mudra et la gauche en bhumisparsha mudra, les quatre autres Bouddha assis en vajrasana sur... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2018

A gilt stucco figure of a Buddha, China, Ming dynasty, ca. 16th century

Lot 179. A gilt stucco figure of a Buddha, China, Ming dynasty, ca. 16th century. H 31 cm. Estimate CHF 4 000 / 6 000 (€ 3 330 / 5 000). Sold for CHF 5 000. Courtesy Koller.  Sealed with wooden base plate. Koller. Asian Art: Himalaya, China - Wednesday 06 June 2018 10.00 AM 
04 juin 2018

A gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 12. A gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); 23.3cm (9in) high. Estimate HK$200,000 - 300,000. Sold for HK$ 250,000 (€ 27,147). Courtesy Bonhams. The benevolent figure finely cast, the face in a meditative expression with downcast eyes flanked by pendulous earlobes, crowned by tightly curled hair rising to a high chignon, seated cross-legged with both hands held in dhyana mudra, wearing a long layered robe decorated on the hems with delicate foliate scrolls, open at the chest... [Lire la suite]
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25 avril 2018

A large gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, China, 17th-18th century

Lot 981. A large gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, China, 17th-18th century; 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 372,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Seated in dhyanasana on on a separately-cast double-lotus base with his right hand invaradamudra and his left held in his lap, clad in voluminous robes with incised hems, the face serene in expression below the snail-shell curls of hair over the ushnisha. Provenance: Mrs.... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2018

A rare and large sandstone head of Buddha, Northern Wei dynasty (386-534)

Lot 3029. A rare and large sandstone head of Buddha, Northern Wei dynasty (386-534); 40 cm, 15 3/4  in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,500,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2018 sensitively carved with an elongated face accentuated with downcast eyes below gracefully arched eyebrows, the serene countenance centred with a pronounced long nose, above lips tenderly lifted at the corners in a beatific smile, framed by a pair of pendulous earlobes and hair neatly swept up into a... [Lire la suite]