28 juin 2020

A Rare Famille Rose Figure of a Seated Ksitigarbha, China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

Lot 137. A Rare Famille Rose Figure of a Seated Ksitigarbha, China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Hauteur totale: 35 cm. (13 7/8 in.). Estimate EUR 20,000 - EUR 30,000. Price realised EUR 156,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Il est assis en vajrasana sur un socle lotiforme séparable. Ses deux mains soutiennent le cintamani, reposant gracieusement sur ses genoux. Il est vêtu de robes monastiques émaillées jaune, rouge et turquoise. Aux yeux mi-clos, son... [Lire la suite]

14 septembre 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Ksitigarbha, Ming dynasty, 15th-167th century

Lot 304. A gilt-bronze figure of Ksitigarbha, Ming dynasty, 15th-167th century. Height 6 3/4  in., 17 cm. Estimate USD 50,000 — 70,000. Lot sold 68,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the seated bodhisattva finely cast in vajraparyankasana with the lowered proper left hand cradling a cinatamani pearl, the opposite hand in vitarka mudra, an elaborate diadem encircling a coiled topknot and crowning the broad, rounded face with gently arched brows framing... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2019

A large gilt-bronze figure of Ksitigarbha, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 310. A large gilt-bronze figure of Ksitigarbha, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century. Height 17 3/4  in., 45 cm. Estimate USD 60,000 — 80,000. Lot sold 75,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. seated regally in vajraparyankasana, the bodhisattva of the underworld crowned with a diadem of five lobed and pierced cartouches housing the five Tathagata Buddhas, with luxuriant, wide sashes flanking the body, the chest inscribed with an outlined wan framed by the... [Lire la suite]
28 août 2019

Bonhams to offer the collection of Drs. Edmund and Julie Lewis

Lot 521. A Rare and Important Gilt Bronze Figure of Chijang Bosal (Ksitigarbha), Goryeo dynasty (918-1392), 13th-14th century. Estimate: $800,000-1,200,000 (€ 720,000 - 1,100,000). Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- On September 11, Bonhams will present the sale of The Collection of Drs. Edmund and Julie Lewis, which is highlighted by a rare and important gilt bronze figure of Chijang Bosal (Ksitigarbha), Goryeo dynasty (918-1392), 13th/14th century (estimate: $800,000-1,200,000). The collection of 115 lots also includes... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2017

Sotheby's Asia Week New York sales achieve $47.9 million thus far

 600-year-old vase ‘immaculate like piled-up snow’ soars over high estimate to fetch $3.1 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Henry Howard-Sneyd, Chairman of Asian Art, Europe & the Americas, noted: “In a thriving market for Asian Art in New York, we saw a strong series of auctions across all categories comfortably exceed pre-sale expectations. Our offerings this week were particularly diverse, with great prices for works from an early 3rd century Gandharan Grey Schist Figure of a Seated Buddha from the... [Lire la suite]