30 décembre 2019

A dated sancai-glazed stoneware figure of Buddha, dated to mid-autumn of the yimao year of Jiajing, corresponding to 1555

Lot 1284. A dated sancai-glazed stoneware figure of Buddha, dated to mid-autumn of the yimao year of Jiajing, corresponding to 1555, and of the period; 15 in. (38 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The ochre-yellow, green and blackish-brown-glazed figure of Buddha is shown seated in dhyanasana atop a double-lotus base from which issue clouds that encase the bottom of the... [Lire la suite]

10 novembre 2019

Buddha, Chine, Dynastie des Qi du Nord, 6° siècle

Lot 176. Buddha, Chine, Dynastie des Qi du Nord, 6° siècle. Marbre. H. 41 cm. Estimate €4,000 - €6,000. © Cornette de Saint-Cyr Le vêtement plissé collant au corps avec rabat sur l’épaule indique que la divinité initialement représentée debout était très probablement un Buddha. On notera le beau modelé du corps apparaissant sous le plissé. Accidents et manques visibles. Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Arts d’Asie - Art Tribal, 20 Novembre 2019. Expert: Cabinet Daffos-Estournel. Tel. :... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2019

A very rare limestone bust of the Buddha, Northern Qi Dynasty (550-577)

Lot 36.  A very rare limestone bust of the Buddha, Northern Qi Dynasty (550-577); 56cm (22in) high. Estimate: £50,000 - 80,000 (€ 58,000 - 93,000). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams.  Expertly carved with serene face, the eyes down-cast in meditation, the body slightly elongated and wearing a close-fitting robe defined by shallowly-incised incision lines, the stone with traces of red pigment, malachite and gold remainings, the curls of the hair with traces of lapis lazuli, stand.  Property from... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2019

A superb carved polychrome limestone head of Buddha, Sui Dynasty (581-618)

Lot 39.  A superb carved polychrome limestone head of Buddha, Sui Dynasty (581-618); 36cm (14 1/4in) high. Estimate: £40,000 - 60,000 (€ 46,000 - 70,000). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams.  The smoothly carved face with meditative expression, the heavilly lidded eyes down-cast beneath arched brows, the thin nose above gently curving lips, the hair carved as tight curls, all between long pendulous ears, the stone of dark-grey and yellow-ochre tone, stand.  Property from the Collection of John... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 323. A gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Tang dynasty (618-907). Height 6 7/8  in., 17.5 cm. Estimate USD 100,000 — 150,000. Lot sold 125,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the figure cast seated, with the proper right hand raised in the abhaya mudra, the hair in neat spirals around the ushnisha and extending to a low and straight hairline just above prominent arched brows, the features crisply cast between full and rounded cheeks, the robe open... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2019

Ming dynasty Bronze Statues sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2008

Lot 400. A magnificent large gilt-bronze figure of Manjusri, Da Ming Yongle nian shi incised six-character mark and of the period (1403-1425); 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 1,000,000 - USD 1,500,000. Price realised USD 1,049,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Very finely cast, seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base with right hand raised brandishing a sword, the left hand holding a lotus flower supporting a book, wearing a long flowing dhoti gathered in folds around his feet... [Lire la suite]

16 août 2019

A white marble head of Buddha, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)

Lot 183. A white marble head of Buddha, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577); 11 in. (28.0 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 43,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The soft face with a serene expression, carved with downcast eyes, straight nose, and small chin below the well-delineated mouth set in a subtle smile, with elongated, pendulous earlobes, curled hair and usnisa. Provenance: Purchased in Spain, 4 November 1988.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2019

A large wood torso of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century 

Lot 1239. A large wood torso of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 48 in. (122 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The large torso shown wearing a priest's robe secured at the left shoulder over an underrobe tied with a knotted sash, the chest exposed above the graceful curve of a scarf, the face carved with gentle expression below hair pulled back from the forehead to frame a small round usnisa, traces of pigment. Provenance: In the... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2019

A large wood seated figure of Buddha, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 13th-16th century 

Lot 1240. A large wood seated figure of Buddha, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 13th-16th century; 43 in. (109.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Shown seated in padmasana with right arm raised, wearing a priest's robes secured by a ring tied to a cord at the left shoulder over a dhoti gathered above the waist by a knotted sash, the full face carved with serene expression below the hair which is dressed in curls surrounding the... [Lire la suite]
08 août 2019

A gilt bronze figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 60. A gilt bronze figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 19.8cm., 7 3/4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 11,875 GBP. © Sotheby's. the figure seated in dhyanasana, his right hand in bhumisparsa,  the left in dhyanamudra, wearing a long robe draped over the left shoulder leaving the right bare, with eyes downcast in a meditative expression, the hair in tight curls surmounted by an ushnisha, supported on a double pedestal lotus... [Lire la suite]
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