18 décembre 2021

A fine and rare gilt- and red-lacquered wood figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Yuan-Ming dynasty

Lot 239. A fine and rare gilt- and red-lacquered wood figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). H. 38 cm. Sold: €32,000 (Est: €15,000 - €25,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Seated in vajrasana with both hands resting on his lap in dhyanamudra, wearing monastic robe including a mantle falling in heavy pleats down his legs, his face displaying a serene expression with downcast eyes below arched eyebrows running into his nose-bridge, urna at his fore-head, painted facial details,... [Lire la suite]

24 février 2021

Christie's announces New York Asian Art Week March 2021

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Asian Art Week, a series of auctions, viewings, and events, from March 4-19. This season presents seven auctions featuring over 750 objects from 5,000 years of art spanning all epochs and categories of Asian art from Chinese archaic bronzes through Japanese and Korean art to modern and contemporary Indian painting.Highlights include Shang: Early Chinese Ritual Bronzes from the Daniel Shapiro Collection led by The Luboshez Gong, an exceptional and highly important bronze ritual wine... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2021

A rare parcel-gilt bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, 15th-16th century

Lot 267. A rare parcel-gilt bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, 15th-16th century; H. 41,3 cm. Estimate: € 10,000 - €15,000. Result: € 55.000. Courtesy Nagel.  Property from an old German private collection, bought prior 1990. Fine Asian Art Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
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10 novembre 2020

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

Lot 75. A lacquered gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 15 in. (38 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 40,000. Price realised GBP 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The deity is cast seated in dhyanasana with hands held in dhyanamudra. The figure wears loosely draped robes belted at the waist and open at the chest to reveal an incised swastika, the robes are lacquered in red and incised with floral scrolls at the hems. His hair is cast in tightly curled... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2020

A large gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Mid Ming Dynasty

Lot 198. A large gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Mid Ming Dynasty; 47.5cm (18 3/4in) high. Estimate £ 30,000 - 50,000. Sold for £ 237,562 (€ 262,645). Courtesy Bonhams. Finely cast with eyes downcast in meditative expression seated in dhyanasana,with the right hand reaching down towards the ground in bhumisparsha mudra, the left hand held gently in the lap in dhyana mudra, dressed in pleated garments open at the chest, all supported on a double-lotus pedestal, covered... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2020

A very rare grey limestone head of Buddha Shakyamuni, Tang Dynasty, Longmen Caves, 7th century AD

Lot 6. A very rare grey limestone head of Buddha Shakyamuni, Tang Dynasty, Longmen Caves, 7th century AD; 38cm (15in) high. Estimate £ 80,000 - 120,000. Sold for £ 300,062 (€ 331,744). Courtesy Bonams. The smoothly carved face with meditative expression, the heavily lidded eyes down-cast beneath elegantly arched brows, the straight nose above gently curving lips, the hair carved as wavy curls, all between long pendulous ears, the stone of dark-grey tone, wood plinth stand.  Provenance: a French... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2020

A gilt bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Nepal, 15th century

Lot 53. A gilt bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Nepal, 15th century; 25.8cm (10 1/8) high. Estimate £15,000-25,000. Sold for £80,500 (€ 90,087). Photo: Bonhams. The Buddha seated cross-legged in dhyanasana, his hands raised and placed on his lap respectively in bhumisparsa mudra, simplistically attired with a shanghati draped across the left shoulder, bordered with beaded and floral hems, the benevolent face with downcast eyes inlaid with a turquoise urna, under a prominent domed usnisha formed with coiled... [Lire la suite]
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18 décembre 2019

An important pale celadon jade figure of seated Buddha Shakyamuni, China, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 132. An important pale celadon jade figure of seated Buddha Shakyamuni, China, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; Hauteur: 29,5 cm. (11 5/8 in.), 5,881 kg. Estimate EUR 40,000 - EUR 60,000. Price realised EUR 430,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Il est représenté assis en vajrasana, ses mains en dhyanamudra tenant un bol à aumône. Il est vêtu de longues robes monastiques, son torse nu est paré de bijoux élaborés. Son visage est méditatif, les yeux mi-clos sous les arcades... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2019

A magnificent and large gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, 17th-18th century

Lot 185. A magnificent and large gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, 17th-18th century; 46cm (18in) high. Estimate £ 80,000 - 120,000 (€ 93,000 - 140,000). Sold for £ 423,062 (€ 482,975). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Finely cast with eyes downcast in meditative expression, seated in dhyanasana atop a double-lotus pedestal, with the right hand reaching down towards the ground in bhumisparsha mudra, the left hand held gently in the lap in dhyana mudra, dressed in long flowing robes... [Lire la suite]
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27 mars 2019

Chenn Family Collection boosts Heritage Auctions' Asian Art Auction beyond $2.2 Million

From the Chenn Family Collection. Lot 78329. Wu Changshuo (Chinese, 1844-1927), Peony, Bottle Gourds, and Loquats, Dingzi, 1917. Four works, ink and color on paper; 53-1/4 x 12-3/4 inches (135.3 x 32.4 cm) (work, each), 60-3/8 x 16-1/8 inches (153.1 x 41.0 cm) (frame, each). Each signed and dated, with two or three seals of the artist. Estimate: $300,000 - $500,000. Sold for $399,000 © Heritage Auction DALLAS, TX.- Multiple bidders drove the price for Wu Changshuo Peony, Bottle Gourds, and Loquats, Dingzi, 1917 to... [Lire la suite]