14 décembre 2018

A gilt-lacquered wood figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Ming dynasty, circa 15th century

Lot 178. A gilt-lacquered wood figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Ming dynasty, circa 15th century. Hauteur: 36,5 cm. (14 ¼ in.). Estimate EUR 15,000 - EUR 25,000. Price realised EUR 81,250. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. Il est représenté assis en vajrasana avec les mains en dhyanamudra. Il est vêtu d'une robe monastique formant d'harmonieux plis. Son visage est serein et ses cheveux sont coiffés en boucles surmontées du ratna. Provenance: Acquired in... [Lire la suite]

14 juin 2018

A bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Thailand, Chieng Sen period, 15th century

Lot 241. A bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Thailand, Chieng Sen period, 15th century. Hauteur: 102 cm. (40 in.). Estimate EUR 25,000 - EUR 35,000. Price realised EUR 199,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Il est représenté assis en sattvasana sur une base lotiforme placée sur trône. Sa main droite est en bhumisparshamudra. Sa main gauche repose sur sa cuisse. Il est vêtu d'unsamghati et de l'uttarasangha. Son visage est empreint de sérénité. Ses cheveux bouclés sont... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2018

A rare and important gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Tibet, Early 15th century

Lot 212. A rare and important gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Tibet, Early 15th century. Hauteur: 46,5 cm. (18 ¼ in.). Estimate EUR 300,000 - EUR 500,000 (USD 352,060 - USD 586,766). Price realised EUR 967,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Il est représenté assis en vajrasana sur un socle lotiforme rehaussé d'un vajra posé devant lui. Sa main droite est en bhumisparshamudra, sa main gauche repose sur sa cuisse. Il est vêtu de robes monastiques. Son visage est... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2018

The J. Paul Getty Museum opens 'Pathways to Paradise: Medieval India and Europe'

Krishna Uprooting the Parijata Tree (detail), folio from a Bhagavata Purana manuscript (text in Sanskrit), Delhi region or Rajasthan, India, artist unknown,1525–50; opaque watercolor and ink on paper. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, Museum Associates Purchase. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA LOS ANGELES, CA.- Thousands of miles, harsh terrains, and diverse waterways separate India and Europe, and yet people and materials in these vast regions moved with great frequency during the... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2018

Asian Art Museum asks life's biggest questions in 'Divine Bodies'

The Buddhist deity Guhyasamaja (detail), approx. 1400–1500. China; Beijing, Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Bronze with gilding. Asian Art Museum, The Avery Brundage Collection, B64B23. Photograph © Asian Art Museum. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The human form in art has always helped shape how we answer life’s biggest questions: Where do we come from? Why are we here? Who are we? What happens when we die? In response, from March 9 through July 29, 2018, the Asian Art Museum presents Divine Bodies, bringing together nearly 70... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2018

Buddhist Art at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

Statue of Vajravarahi, Tibet, 16th-17th century. Zitan Wood, 30 cm high. © Buddhist Art Buddha Shakyamuni, Tibet, 15th century. Bronze, 18 cm. © Buddhist Art Vasudhara, Nepal. Inscribed and dated 1633. Bronze, gilding. © Buddhist Art Head of Buddha. Khmer, Angkor Borei, 7th century. Sandstone, 20 cm. © Buddhist Art Buddhist Art. Exhibiting at Arader Galleries, 29 East 72nd Street, New York 10021. M +852 536 54644... [Lire la suite]

01 mars 2018

Christie's announces a series of auctions, viewings, and events during Asia Week New York

  NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Asian Art Week, a series of auctions, viewings, and events, from March 16-23. This season presents six distinct live auctions featuring approximately 650 lots spanning all epochs and categories of Asian Art from archaic bronzes through contemporary Indian painting. In addition to the dedicated category sales, this season includes two stand-alone auctions, The Classic Age of Chinese Ceramics - The Linyushanren Collection, Part III, the third auction of a sale series of superb... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2017

A rare group of three red dry-lacquered and wood figures of Buddha Shakyamuni and a pair of Bodhisattvas, China, 18th century

Lot 526. A rare group of three red dry-lacquered and wood figures of Buddha Shakyamuni and a pair of Bodhisattvas, China, 18th century, H. 97 cm. Estimate 20 000-30 000 €. Photo Nagel the central dry-lacquer figure of Buddha Shakyamuni is seated in vajrasana on a separate carved wood lotus base rising from the waters encompassed by a tiered hexagonal throne, his right hand shows the bhumisparshamudra while the left rests on his lap, wearing monk's garment including an under-garment secured with a knotted rope and a... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2017

Important Chinese Art from the Fujita Museum, 15 March 2017, New York

Chen Rong (active ca. 13th century) as catalogued in Shiqu Baoji, Six Dragons, (detail). Handscroll, ink on paper. Estimate: $1,200,000 - 1,800,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. New York – On March 15, Christie’s will offer Important Chinese Art from the Fujita Museum, a selection of 31 Chinese works of art, including highly important Shang and Zhou dynasty ritual bronzes, classical paintings, Buddhist stone sculptures, celadons and scholar’s objects. All of the works were collected by Denzaburō... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Tenzing Asian Art at Asiaweek New York, 9-18 march 2017

Tibetan Tantric Carpet of a Flayed Man. Made in Nigxia, China, circa 19th Century. Wool, cotton and dye, 56 3/4 x 29 1/2 in (144 x 75 cm) © Tenzing Asian Art Buddha Shakyamuni, Kashmiri Schools in Western Tibet. Pedestal, 10th-11th century, Buddha, ca. 1050-1100 A.D. Brass Alloy and Pigment. Height: 12.75 in (33 cm) © Tenzing Asian Art Shadakshari Avalokiteshvara, Western Tibet, 14th century. Brass Alloy with Silver and Copper Inlay. Height: 11 in (28 cm) © Tenzing... [Lire la suite]