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]
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]