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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13 septembre 2017

A life-size stucco head of Buddha, Gandhara, 3rd-4th century

Lot 601. A life-size stucco head of Buddha, Gandhara, 3rd-4th century, 16 ½ in. (45 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 52,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Acquired by the present owner from the New York Art Market on 9 April 1996. Note: Exceptionally finely rendered with deeply carved features, including heavily-lidded downcast eyes and a plump rosebud mouth. Compare the sensitive modeling with a stucco head of Buddha in the Tokyo... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2017

Phoenix Ancient Art at Asia Week, New York, 9-18 march 2017

Head of Bodhisattva, Ghandara, 2nd–3rd century A.D. Schist, H: 31.1 cm © Phoenix Ancient Art Seated Figure of Bodhisattva Maitreya, Swat Valley, North-West Pakistan, ca. 7th century A.D. Bronze, silver inlays. Height: 17.6 cm © Phoenix Ancient Art Head of Bodhisattva, Gandhara, 2nd – 3rd century A.D. Schist. Height: 24 cm © Phoenix Ancient Art Phoenix Ancient Art (New York, NY), The Diffusion of Buddha in Antiquity, 9-18 march 2017 at 47 East 66th... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2017

Galerie Jacques Barrère. Stand 72B. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Bishamonten, Wood, Japan, late Heian period, 12th century, 92 x 18 x 9 cm. Courtesy Galerie Jacques Barrère Head of Buddha, Terracotta, Greco-Buddhist art from Gandhara , Afghanistan-Pakistan, 3rd-4th century, 22 x 14 x 15.5 cm. Courtesy Galerie Jacques Barrère Atlant, Schist, Greco-Buddhist art from Gandhara, Afghanistan - Pakistan, 1st-2nd century, 23 x 19 x 4 cm. Courtesy Galerie Jacques Barrère La Galerie Jacques Barrère est... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2016

Auctionata / Paddle8 offers rare fasting Buddha sculpture

Lot 7.  Rare Schist Figure of Fasting Buddha, Ancient region of Gandhara, 2nd-4th century. Estimate: €480,000 - €600,000. Photo Auctionata AG NEW YORK, NY.- Auctionata, the leading online auction house, presents its Asian Art Day on December 16, 2016, featuring extremely rare and exceptional works of Asian Art via livestream auctions on www.auctionata.com. In a three-part auction series, rare sculptures, fine porcelain and exquisite paintings will be offered to bidders worldwide. ... [Lire la suite]

11 septembre 2016

Masterworks of Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian works of art offered as part of Asian Art Week

A rare and monumental gray schist figure of a Bodhisattva (estimate: $600,000 - 800,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2016. NEW YORK, NY.- As part of Asian Art Week, Christie’s New York salerooms will host a wealth of masterworks from the Indian subcontinent with the Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art sale on 13 September and the South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art sale on 14 September 2016. The auctions will present historic sculptures, bronzes and court paintings alongside art by established... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2016

Christie's announces highlights from Asian Art Week sales

Lot 17. Yuan Yao (Active 1720-1780), Spring Mountains. Scroll, mounted for framing, ink and color on silk, 78 5/8 x 95 ¾ in. (199.5 x 243 cm.). Dated spring, first month, yihai year (1755). Estimate: $450,000-650,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2016. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Asian Art Week: a series of auctions, viewings and events, from September 13-16. This season includes eight sales featuring over 900 lots, drawing together an extraordinary breadth of works from every category of Asian... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2016

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

Lot 269, A gray schist figure of a Bodhisattva, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century. Estimate $50,000 – $70,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Seated in dhyanasana on a cushion over a lion throne, wearing a long dhoti and low-slung flowing sash over his muscular torso, adorned with a torque, beaded multi-stranded necklace terminating in makara heads, bracelets, armlets visible under his drapers, and earrings, his elaborate coiffure caught up with a beaded and floral headdress. 22 in. (56 cm.) high ... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2016

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

Lot 270, A gray schist figure of a Bodhisattva, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century. Estimate $50,000 – $70,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Dressed in a flowing sanghati with the drapery falling in elegant folds, adorned with a torque, beaded necklaces, a cord with three amulets and an elaborate necklace with makara pendants, the mustachioed face centered by a raisedurna, the hair in a floppy topknot secured with a beaded headdress, the relief scene below of Buddha flanked by worshippers. 21 ½... [Lire la suite]