03 septembre 2021

Bonhams presents The Claude de Marteau Collection Treasures from Tibet, Nepal, India and Southeast Asia

A grey schist Buddha sculpted in the ancient region of Gandhara in the circa 3rd century. The Claude de Marteau Collection. Courtesy Bonhams. Bonhams is honoured to present the first exhibition of The Claude de Marteau Collection, taking place in Brussels, on 10-19 September 2021, before embarking on a world tour from Brussels to Geneva, Paris, Hong Kong and New York. A unique accumulation of artworks gathered over decades by the late dealer and collector, the collection spans works created over 1,500 years in the... [Lire la suite]

04 juin 2020

A Gandhara grey schist Buddha, 4th century

Lot 68. A Gandhara grey schist Buddha, 4th century; 40cm high. Sold for £9,800. © 2020 Sworders. the seated figure with legs crossed and his hands resting in his lap in Dhyana mudra, wearing a pleated sanghati, with loose scoop neck collar, his serene face with bow-shaped lips, downcast eyes, finely arched eyebrows, with pierced elongated ear lobes, wavy hair and ushnisha, with the remains of a halo, the front base carved with smaller figures of a bodhisattva with a turban and halo, flanked by... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2018

A Gray Schist Figure of Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd Century

Lot 30. A Gray Schist Figure of Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd Century; 34 ½ in. (87.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 250,000 - USD 350,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2015. Finely carved standing on a rectangular base centered with devotees in adoration flanking an altar, wearing long flowing robes, his left hand lowered, his face in a benign expression with elongated eyes, and arched brows, his hair arranged in undulating curls rising over the ushnisha, his face backed by a smooth... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2018

Importante tête de Bouddha Shakyamuni en schiste gris, Art Gréco-bouddhique du Gandhara, IIe-IIIe siècle

Lot 162. Importante tête de Bouddha Shakyamuni en schiste gris, Art Gréco-bouddhique du Gandhara, IIe-IIIe siècle. H. : 36 cm (14 1/4 in.). Estimation 20 000 - 30 000 € . Résultat: 54,600 EUR. Courtesy Artcurial Le visage serein, les yeux mi-clos, les sourcils arqués, le nez droit, les lèvres fines esquissant un léger sourire, le front orné de l'urna les cheveux ondulés surmontés de l'ushnisha. A large and important gray schist head of Buddha Shakyamuni, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century  ... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2018

Sculpture de Boddhisatva en schiste gris, Art Gréco-bouddhique du Gandhara, IIe-IIIe siècle

Lot 161. Sculpture de Boddhisatva en schiste gris, Art Gréco-bouddhique du Gandhara, IIe-IIIe siècle. H. : 71 cm (28 in.). Estimation 12 000 - 18 000 € . Résultat: 32,500 EUR. Courtesy Artcurial Assis en dhyanasana sur un trône, la tête auréolée d'un nimbe, les mains relevées en dharmachakramudra, vêtu d'un sanghati recouvrant l'épaule gauche et d'un paridhana attaché par une ceinture et retombant en plis sur les jambes, paré de colliers, le visage serein, la chevelure ornée d'un diadème et d'une... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2018

Sculpture de Boddhisatva en schiste gris, Art Gréco-bouddhique du Gandhara, IIe-IIIe siècle

Lot 160. Sculpture de Boddhisatva en schiste gris, Art Gréco-bouddhique du Gandhara, IIe-IIIe siècle. H. : 62 cm. Estimation 15 000 - 20 000 € . Résultat: 20,800 EUR. Courtesy Artcurial Assis sur un trône dans une attitude frontale, la tête auréolée d'un nimbe, chevilles croisées, les mains relevées en dharmachakramudra, vêtu d'un sanghati recouvrant l'épaule gauche et d'un paridhana attaché par une ceinture et retombant en d'élégants plis sur les jambes, paré de nombreux colliers, le visage serein,... [Lire la suite]

27 février 2018

Bonhams announces highlights from its Asia Week New York sales and exhibitions

Lot 3033. A gilt copper alloy figure of Avalokiteshvara Sahasrabhuja Ekadasamukha by Sonam Gyaltsen (a.15th century), Central Tibet, circa 1430. Himalayan Art Resources item no.61516; 26 1/8 in. (67.7 cm) high. Estimate US$ 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 (€ 810,000 - 1,200,000). Photo: Bonhams  NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams New York will present six carefully curated auctions during their celebration of the 10th anniversary of Asia Week New York in March. Featuring outstanding works of Chinese... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2018

Jacques Barrère at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 72b

  Uma. Grey sandstone. Khmer Art, Cambodia, Angkor Vat period, 12th century, 97 x 40 x 13 cm. © Jacques Barrère   Head of Buddha. Stucco. Greco-buddhist art from Gandhara, Afghanistan, Pakistan, 3rd-4th century, 16.5 x 10 x 12 cm. © Jacques Barrère Buddha under the Naga. Gray sandstone, Khmer Art, Cambodia, Post-Bayon period, 13th century-14th century, 84 x 35 cm. © Jacques Barrère Jacques Barrère at BRAFA, 27 Jan... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2017

An Important Gray Schist Figure of a Standing Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century

Lot 603. An Important Gray Schist Figure of a Standing Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century, 32. in. (81.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 300,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised USD 792,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Provenance: with Walter Randel, New York, 1961.Acquired by Alice M. Kaplan from the above by 1962. A Private East Coast Collection Mr. and Mrs. Jacob and Alice M. Kaplan, late 1950s or early 1960s. Alice M. Kaplan (1903-1995) is remembered for her generosity and... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2017

A gray schist figure of a Seated Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century

Lot 602. A gray schist figure of a Seated Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century, 37 ½ in. (95 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Provenance: Acquired by the present owner from the New York Art Market on 13 January 1995. Note: The Buddha depicted seated in meditation on a throne showing Buddha at center flanked by devotees and with a plush cushion of kusha grass draped over the edges. Sacred throughout... [Lire la suite]
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