14 septembre 2018

A large grey stone standing figure of Kasyapa, Liao-Song dynasty (AD 907-1279)

Lot 1127. A large grey stone standing figure of Kasyapa, Liao-Song dynasty (AD 907-1279); 68 7/8 in. (174.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 300,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised USD 324,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The aged, bald figure is shown standing on a lotus base wearing long layered robes, his hands clasped before his chest, and his head inclined slightly forward. His face is well carved with strong features set in a severe expression, and his long eyebrows curve down over his eyes.  ... [Lire la suite]

02 septembre 2013

An unusual pair of carved 'jichimu' wood figures of Ananda and Kasyapa, China, Ming Dynasty

An unusual pair of carved 'jichimu' wood figures of Ananda and Kasyapa, China, Ming Dynasty. Photo: Sotheby's. Heights: 44 in. (111.8 cm) PROVENANCE: Private Taiwanese Collection since the 1980s NOTE: Kasyapa was one of the principal disciples of Sakyamuni Buddha and convened and directed the First Buddhist Council after Buddha’s death and parinirvana.  He came from the kingdom of Magadha and by the time he met Buddha, was already well into his eighties.  He was a renowned ascetic and had a large... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2010

Boddhisattva en bronze & statuette représentant Kasyapa drapé. Dynastie des Ming, XVIème siècle

Chine. Boddhisattva en bronze anciennement doré et laqué. Dynastie des Ming, XVIème siècle. photo courtesy De Maigret Thierry il est assis en position de méditation, en tailleur, sur une fleur de lotus - H : 39 cm - Estimation : 1 500 - 2 500 € CHINE. Statuette en bronze laqué et doré représentant Kasyapa drapé. Dynastie des Ming, XVIème siècle en position assise un pied replié, tenant un fruit. Belle patine, quelques manques d'or. H : 39 cm - Estimation : 800 - 1 500 €De Maigret Thierry. Vendredi 16 avril à 14h00.... [Lire la suite]