15 novembre 2015

A stucco Buddha head, Gandhara, 4th-5th century

A stucco Buddha head, Gandhara, 4th-5th century. Estimate CHF  600 / 800 | EUR 570 / 760. Photo Koller. Height15 cm. Mounted on a wood stand.  Swiss private collection, acquired before 1977.  Koller. Art asiatique (Japon, Asie du Sud-Est, Inde, Perse): Vente A175AS, 18 November 2015 10:00
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15 novembre 2015

A grey schist figure of a seated Bodhisattva with kalasha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century

A grey schist figure of a seated Bodhisattva with kalasha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century. Estimate CHF 2,000 / 3,000 | EUR 1900 / 2850. Photo Koller. H 36,5 cm.  Swiss private collection, acquired before 1988.  Koller. Art asiatique (Japon, Asie du Sud-Est, Inde, Perse): Vente A175AS, 18 November 2015 10:00
15 novembre 2015

A green schist Devata console, Gandhara, Swat Valley, 2th-3rd century

A green schist Devata console, Gandhara, Swat Valley, 2th-3rd century. Estimate CHF 12 000.- / 18 000.- € 11 110.- / 16 670. Photo Koller. Height 19.5 cm. Mounted on a wood stand. Swiss private collection, acquired before 1977. Koller. Art asiatique (Japon, Asie du Sud-Est, Inde, Perse): Vente A175AS, 18 November 2015 10:00
19 juin 2015

Tall Gray Schist Figure Standing Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century

Tall Gray Schist Figure Standing Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century. Estimate 30 000 € / 39 000 €. Photo Auctionata AG Superbly carved figure of a youthful standing Buddha - The left arm held by his side and the right arm bent up and the hand presumably raised in abhaya mudra - The contours of the body subtly accented by the folds of the long robe - The noble face with finely delineated features finely sculpted and elongated earlobes - Serene meditative expression... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2015

Oliver Hoare opens exhibition dedicated to objects and works of art from the past 5,000 years

Gandhara grey schist head of the Buddha, Afghanistan, 3rd century AD. Size: 36 cm high. Photo: Oliver Hoare Ltd. LONDON.- Oliver Hoare presents Every Object Tells a Story, a public exhibition that will take place from 6 May to 26 June 2015 at 33 Fitzroy Square, London. The exhibition will present an eclectic selection of over 250 objects primarily chosen on the basis of their historical fascination and interesting backstories, and will include relics from all round the world representing many notable names,... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2015

Arts of Asia exhibition at Heather James Fine Art in Palm Desert, California

Pair of Wooden Temple Figures, Japan,  Est. 1467-1652. Nio Wood, 71 in. high. Photo courtesy Heather James Fine Art. Centuries of antiquities — loaded with historical, ritual, and cultural significance — weave an intricate story of centuries of dynasties and eras in the Arts of Asia exhibition at Heather James Fine Art in Palm Desert, California. Spanning 2,000 years, the objects in the show are organized by geography: China, Japan, and India & Southeast Asia. The rise and fall of many... [Lire la suite]


06 avril 2015

Bodhisattva, Art du Gandhara, ca 4°-5°siècle

Bodhisattva, Art du Gandhara, ca 4°-5°siècle. Estimation : 20 000 - 30 000 €. Photo Cornette de Saint-Cyr Stuc. H. 44 cm Belle et importante tête de bodhisattva aux traits caractéristiques de style qualifié de Gréco-Bouddhique. Le visage est surmonté d’une coiffure ondulée garnie de fleurs, et le chignon est agrémenté d’un riche diadème à médaillon central rehaussé de pigments rouges. Petits accidents, manques et restaurations visibles.  Historique : - Acquise... [Lire la suite]
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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]