20 mai 2020

A rare pale green jade carving of Buddha and a stand, 18th-19th century

Lot 115. A rare pale green jade carving of Buddha and a stand, 18th-19th century; 20.6cm (8 1/8in) high. Estimate £15,000-20,000. Sold for £68,500 (€ 76,657). Photo: Bonhams. Intricately carved from a lustrous and attractive stone of pale green tone, the Buddha seated cross-legged in dhyanasana on a double-lotus pedestal, with downcast eyes and a serene expressive below an ushnisa formed with tightly coiled curls topped by an urna, dressed in a flowing robe draped in rounded folds at the front, the hands... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2020

A fine gilt-lacquered wood figure of Buddha, 17th-18th century

Lot 51. A fine gilt-lacquered wood figure of Buddha, 17th-18th century; 55.2cm (21 3/4in) high. Estimate £5,000-8,000. Sold for £80,500 (€ 90,087). Photo: Bonhams. Seated in dhyanasana, the Buddha carved with downcast eyes forming a serene expression, the right hand casually placed on the lap with the other slightly raised in bhumisparsa mudra, dressed in long flowing robes detailed with draping folds and loosely open at the bare chest, with a prominent usnisha formed with tightly coiled curls.  Property... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2020

A large bronze figure of Buddha, Late Ming Dynasty

Lot 195. A large bronze figure of Buddha, Late Ming Dynasty; 40.2cm., 15 7/8 in. Estimate GBP 4,000 — 6,000. Lot sold 8,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. cast seated in dhyanasana, the left hand rested on the legs in dhyanamudra while the right arm extended in bhumisparsa, wearing a dhoti gathered at the waist and opened at the chest revealing the bare chest, the face with a benevolent expression and flanked by long ears, the hair gathered into... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2020

A dated gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Northern Wei dynasty, dated 495

Lot 21. A dated gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Northern Wei dynasty, dated 495; 8cm., 3 1/8 in. Estimate 6,000 — 9,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,750 GBP (26,136 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's. cast seated in dhyanasana with arms folded in dhyanamudra, the robes falling into neat pleats, the face with a meditative expression and the hair piled up into a high chignon, all supported on a stepped plinth raised on four feet, the reverse with an inscription dated nineteenth year of Taihe... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2020

A superb gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Yongle incised six-character presentation mark and of the period (1403-1425)

  Lot 3105. A superb gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Yongle incised six-character presentation mark and of the period (1403-1425); 10 7/8 (27.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 12,000,000 - HKD 18,000,000. Price realised HKD 14,440,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014.  The figure is finely cast seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base, the right hand lowered in bhumisparsa mudra and the left hand held above the feet in dhyana mudra, wearing a softly pleated robe... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2020

A bronze figure of Buddha, 16th-17th century

Lot 104. A bronze figure of Buddha, 16th-17th century; 30.4cm (12in) high. Estimate £ 2,000-3,000. Sold for £ 3,500 (€ 3,997). Photo Bonhams. Heavily cast seated cross-legged in dhyanasana on a blossoming lotus pedestal, the Buddha with downcast eyes forming a benevolent face and pendulous ears beneath a prominent ushnisha, simply attired with a flowing robe bordered by floral hems loosely revealing the chest, the right hand casually rested on the lap with the other slightly raised in bhumisparsa... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2020

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

Lot 2048. A  small gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 5½ in. (14 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 17,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The figure is shown standing on a stepped base raised on a rectangular, four-legged plinth, holding a globular bowl in the right hand and with the left hand raised to the shoulder. The figure is wearing simple, diaphanous robes, and the head is framed by the open center of the... [Lire la suite]
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02 mars 2020

A large polychrome figure of Buddha, Early Ming Dynasty, 14th century

Lot 6. A large polychrome figure of Buddha, Early Ming Dynasty, 14th century; 43 in. (109.2 cm.) high, 32 in. (81.2 cm.) wide. Estimate 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 11,950. © Christie's Images Ltd 2002. Seated in padmasana with right hand raised in vitarka mudra and left hand resting on his knee, wearing a crown of green leaves over blue hair and with downcast eyes set with glass pupils, a brown robe with red lining draped about his shoulders and patterned... [Lire la suite]
02 février 2020

A 'Dehua' figure of Buddha, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 89. A 'Dehua' figure of Buddha, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height 9 1/2 in., 24 cm. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's shown seated in dhyanasana on top of a lotus base, a pearl resting in both hands, a wan emblem molded on the chest, wearing loosely draped robes falling in crisp folds, the face with a serene expression below spiky snail curls surrounding a smooth, rounded usnisa, covered in a glaze of... [Lire la suite]
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27 janvier 2020

An important gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534)

Lot 178. An important gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534). Height 7 3/4 in., 19.7 cm. Estimate 500,000 — 800,000 USD. Lot sold 1,172,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's portrayed standing barefoot on a circular tapering base, both hands held in abhayamudra, clad in loose robes falling in crisply cast folds that flare outwards, his sharp features framed by long ears and wavy hair that covers his ushnisha, the back with rectangular cavity and two pierced tabs,... [Lire la suite]