11 janvier 2016

Javanese Jewellery in The Asian Pavilion, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Earring with Animal Head, Indonesia, Java, c. 1300 - c. 1500, gold, h 3cm × w 3cm. Courtesy Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. In Ancient Java, gold ornaments were worn by both men and women and the making of gold jewellery reached a high art, particularly during the 13th and 15th centuries. This selection shows examples from various periods and styles, including hightly detailed figurative pieces from East Java. Some illustrate mythological creatures, such as Garuda, or auspicious symbols for ptotection and good fortune. Hair... [Lire la suite]

04 juillet 2015

Susan Ollemans at Masterpiece London 2015

Turban ornament, Northern India, Lucknow, early 19th century. Susan Ollemans at Masterpiece London 2015, stand C17 A carved emerald ring set in white gold with pave diamonds. Mughal carving 17th century setting 19th century. Susan Ollemans at Masterpiece London 2015, stand C17. A ruby and diamond temple necklace, Mysore, 19th Century. Susan Ollemans at Masterpiece London 2015, stand C17 A rare gold ring in the form of Ganga the River God, Indonesia, Java, 12-14th Century. Susan Ollemans... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2013

Buddha, Java, période dite de Java central, Style de Borobudur, ca 8°- 9° siècle

Buddha, Java, période dite de Java central, Style de Borobudur, ca 8°- 9° siècle.  Andésite. H. 37 cm. Accidents, manques, et restaurations visibles. Estimation : 60 000 / 90 000 € Belle tête à l'expression intériorisée présentant toutes les caractéristiques classiques de l'iconographie bouddhique, urna au centre du front, chevelure bouclée, usnisa développée au sommet du crâne, lobes d'oreilles distendus et plis de beauté au niveau du cou.Provenance : Ancienne collection d'une famille de... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2012

Lobed Bowl. Late Central Javanese period, 8th–early 9th century

Lobed Bowl. Late Central Javanese period, 8th–early 9th century. Indonesia (Java). Silver and gold. Diam. 4 in. (10.2 cm).. The Samuel Eilenberg-Jonathan P. Rosen. Bequest of Samuel Eilenberg and Gift of Jonathan P. Rosen, 1998. Accession Number: 1998.544.1 © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 
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05 janvier 2011

International Dealer John Eskenazi to Bring Spectacular Sculptures to New York

Dancing Shiva, Eastern India, Bihar or Bengal, 5th/6th century. Terracotta. Height: 25 cm. NEW YORK, NY.- A wonderful selection of rare and beautiful Asian sculptures will be brought to New York by John Eskenazi for his annual New York exhibition Recent Acquisitions at Adam Williams Fine Art Ltd, from Wednesday 16 to Wednesday 30 March 2011, as part of Asian Art Dealers New York (AADNY) and coinciding with Asia Week. London-based John Eskenazi is one of the world’s most respected dealers in Indian, Gandharan, Himalayan and... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2010

Two Central Javanese Period Gold Rings @ Theresa McCullough

Ring. Java, Central Javanese Period, 9th century. Solid cast and repoussé gold. Height: 1 ¼ in (3.2 cm) © Theresa McCullough Price on application Provenance: American Collection, purchased New York art market, 1995. A gold ring with a cast band, enlarged at the shoulders, and decorated with stylized floral motifs with central nagas, finished with a row of granulation in an oval shape to accommodate the bezel, which is elaborately formed with a cast moulded flange secured with two rows of coiled gold wire, and a... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2009

Vietnam coin bears Chinese Song Dynasty reign - Zhi Dao Yuan Bao

Vietnam coin bears Chinese Song Dynasty reign - Zhi Dao Yuan Bao This piece of coin is found in java, Indonesia. It coincident with a Chinese Song Dynasty Zhi Dao Yuan Bao. This type of coin is believed to be either produced by ancient Vietnam or in Java, Indonesia. 22.9mm/ 3.27 VF - Price 4 USD @ dong_hua_zhai's Coins and Antiques Note : In ancient, Merchants from China, Vietnam, Japan and Ryukyu islands use huge junks to bring in cash coins in exchange of spices and rice with Javanese people.
24 août 2008

Vente "Indian and Southeast Asian Works of Art" chez Sotheby's NY le 19 septembre

A Celestial Figure, India, Guler. Circa 1780. Opaque watercolor heightened with gold on paper. Est. $20/30,000. Photo: Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK.- Sotheby’s New York will present its sale of Indian and Southeast Asian Works of Art on September 19, 2008, featuring an extraordinary selection of fine Indian Miniatures, and a broad offering of precious objects from the region, some extremely rare and all with impeccable provenance, many rarely available at auction. The sale includes 118 lots, estimated to sell for $2.3/3.2... [Lire la suite]