18 mars 2015

More than $5.7 million realized at Bonhams' Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art Auction

  A gilt copper alloy deity from a Vajrabhairava shrine, Yongle period, 15th century. Sold for: $893,000. Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams’ Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian auction on March 16 fetched a total of $5.73 million. Himalayan Works of Art were hotly contested and top quality works in every section achieved high prices in the packed standing-room-only sales room. The highest-selling lot of the evening was a 15th century gilt copper alloy deity from a Vajrabhairava shrine, which sold for... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2015

Galerie Hioco, 'Art of India and Nepal and Dong Son Bronzes' at Asia Week New York 2015.

Gandhara head of Buddha in grey schist, Circa 2nd century AD. Height: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 inches). Galerie Hioco at Asia Week New York 2015.  Jina Tirthankara. India, Rajasthan or Gujarat, 11th century. Sandstone. Height: 39 ⅜ inches (100 cm). Galerie Hioco at Asia Week New York 2015.  Chintamani Lokeshvara. Nepal, Kathmandu Valley, 15th century. Polychrome wood. Height: 26 ½ inches (67 cm). Galerie Hioco at Asia Week New York 2015.    Stele of Vishnu. India,... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2014

Nayef Homsi: Ancient art of Asia @ Art in Brussels. 4 to 8 June 2014

An Illustration from a Nayika Series: A Princess Entertained by Musicians. Opaque Watercolour. Heightened with Gold on Paper, India, Guler, circa 1780. Attributed to a follower of Nainsukh, 11 1/8 x 8 in. - 28.5 x 20.5 cm. Photo courtesy Nayef Homsi Buddha Seated on Lion Throne. Grey Schist, Ancient Region of Gandhara, circa 2nd century, 28 in / 48 cm. Photo courtesy Nayef Homsi Based in New York City, Nayef Homsi is a dealer of antiquities, works on paper, and fine decorative objects from India, Southeast Asia, and the... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2014

Famarte/Farah Massart. Indian and South East Asian art @ Art in Brussels. 4 to 8 June 2014

Relief with Siddhartha and his family, Gandhara, 2nd-3th Century AD. Gray schist. W 43 cm. Photo courtesy Famarte/Farah Massart Provenance: Private Japanese collection acquired 1974-1976 Published: Isao Kurita, Gandharan Art I, The Buddha's life story, 2003, p. 294, no. 654 Sitting Buddha, Phra Singh. Bronze, cast in the lost wax method, traces of lacquer and gilding, Lan Na Kingdom, Thailand, 16th Century. H 67 cm x W 59 cm. Photo courtesy Famarte/Farah Massart Provenance: German Collection. Driven by passion and curiosity... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2013

Standing Buddha. India, Gandhara, 2nd century

Standing Buddha. India, Gandhara, 2nd century. Photo courtesy Nayef Homsi Asian Art of Asia. Grey schist. Height: 30 inches (76.2 cm).Nayef Homsi Asian Art of Asia. Recent Acquisitions. 1016 Madison Avenue, Third Floor, New York 10075. T/M (646) 415 1444 - nayef@nayefhomsi.com -www.nayefhomsi.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014
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20 décembre 2013

Stucco Seated Buddha. Northwest Pakistan, Gandhara, 4th-5th century

  Stucco Seated Buddha. Northwest Pakistan, Gandhara, 4th-5th century. courtesy Jonathan Tucker-Antonia Tozer Stucco. Height: 20.5 inches (52 cm). Jonathan Tucker-Antonia Tozer. "An Important Group of Sculptures from India and Southeast Asia". Arader Galleries, 29 East 72nd Street, New York 10021. T (212) 628 3668 - M +44 796 802 5742 - jonathantucker1@aol.com -www.asianartresource.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014


20 décembre 2013

Standing Schist Bodhisattva. Northwest Pakistan, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century A.D.

Standing Schist Bodhisattva. Northwest Pakistan, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century A.D. Photo courtesy Jonathan Tucker-Antonia Tozer Grey schist. Height: 28 inches (71 cm).Jonathan Tucker-Antonia Tozer. "An Important Group of Sculptures from India and Southeast Asia". Arader Galleries, 29 East 72nd Street, New York 10021. T (212) 628 3668 - M +44 796 802 5742 - jonathantucker1@aol.com -www.asianartresource.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014
02 septembre 2013

A grey schist relief depicting the Parinirvana of Buddha, Ancient region of Gandhara, Kushan period, 2nd century

A grey schist relief depicting the Parinirvana of Buddha, 15 1/2  by 22 1/2  in. (39.4 by 57.2 cm), Ancient region of Gandhara, Kushan period, 2nd century. Photo: Sotheby's. PROVENANCE: The George and Frida Thomas Collection, 1963  NOTE: The present relief depicts the Buddha’s followers grieving at their Master’s passing. The Buddha lies on his right side, his haloed head resting on his hand propped by a pillow, his feet resting one on top of the other. Subhadra, the Buddha’s last convert,... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2013

A Grey Schist Standing Bodhisattva, Ancient region of Gandhara, Kushan period, 3rd-4th century

A Grey Schist Standing Bodhisattva, Height: 57 3/4  in. (148 cm). Ancient region of Gandhara, Kushan period, 3rd-4th century. Photo: Sotheby's. PROVENANCE: Acquired in Turin, Italy in 1977Private Italian Collection This exquisitely carved standing bodhisattva is a superlative example of the Gandharan style of monumental sculpture that flourished in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent from the 1st–5th centuries CE. NOTE: Standing erect with serene expression, his powerful torso... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2013

First selling exhibition of Buddhist art at Sotheby's in more than a decade announced

A Grey Schist Standing Bodhisattva, Ancient region of Gandhara, Kushan period, circa 3rd-4th century. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Coinciding with the auctions and events of Asia Week in September, Sotheby’s will present a selling exhibition, Footsteps of the Buddha: Masterworks from Across the Buddhist World, the first of its kind in more than a decade at Sotheby’s. Offering an extraordinary opportunity for collectors and connoisseurs, the selling exhibition traces the historical development and transformation of Buddhist art... [Lire la suite]


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