09 octobre 2020

A stone Buddhist stele, 6th-7th century

Lot 906. A stone Buddhist stele, 6th-7th century; 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Carved on one side with Maitreya Buddha seated at the center with his legs pendent and each foot resting on an individual lotus base, flanked by two bodhisattvas standing on lotus bases, the reverse carved with a pair of standing bodhisattvas flanking the Buddha seated in dhyanasana at the center of... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2020

A small painted stucco Buddhist stele, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 1256. A small painted stucco Buddhist stele, Tang dynasty (618-907); 10 1/8 in. (26 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Of rectangular shape, the front is carved in high relief with Buddha seated on a waisted pedestal between two bodhisattvas within a deep niche flanked by three registers of seated Buddhas. A panel below encloses two tigers seated either side of a lotus spray. All is painted in dark red, green, black, white... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2020

A grey stone Buddhist stele, Sui dynasty (581-618)

Lot 1254. A grey stone Buddhist stele, Sui dynasty (581-618); 17 in. (43 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The front is carved with a bodhisattva standing within an arched niche, with right hand raised, the left holding an elixir bottle, and wearing a crown and long bead necklace falling across the front of the dhoti. The figure is flanked by two acolytes standing beside posts on which perch two birds with backward-turned... [Lire la suite]
07 janvier 2019

A blackish-grey stone Buddhist stele

Lot 1216. A blackish-grey stone Buddhist stele; 18 in. (45.8 cm.) high. Estimate $7,000 - USD 9,000. Price Realised $11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Carved in high relief with Buddha seated in dhyanasana on a cloth-draped lotus supported on the head of a seated leonine figure flanked by two pairs of bodhisattvasstanding on tall-stemmed lotus pods, all below apsaras with trailing scarves on themandorla above, the whole raised on a lotus base flanked by two seated... [Lire la suite]