20 octobre 2013

A lacquered wood figure of a priest, North Vietnam, 18th-19th century

A lacquered wood figure of a priest, North Vietnam, 18th-19th century.  seated in vajrasana with both hands stretched forward in a form of vitarkamudra, clad in various garments including a wide-sleeved mantle, his face displaying a serene expression. H. 53 cm. Estimate 3000/5000 €  Nagel Auktionen. 2013/05/11. http://www.auction.de
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20 octobre 2013

A lacquered wood figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, North Vietnam, ca. 19th century

A lacquered wood figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, North Vietnam, ca. 19th century.  seated in vajrasana with his right hand lowered in a form of vitarkamudra while the left rests on his lap, clad in monk's attire including an inner garment and a mantle covering body. H. 57,5 cm. Estimate 1800/2500 € Provenienz: Aus einer deutschen Privatsammlung - Minim. berieben, kleinere Altersschäden, etwas rest. Nagel Auktionen. 2013/05/11. http://www.auction.de

07 juillet 2012

Container with Lid, Warring States Period (480-221 B.C.E.)

Container with Lid, Warring States Period (480-221 B.C.E.) . Chinese .Changsha, Hunan. Lacquered wood with gilt bronze mounts; h x diam: 8 13/16 x 8 1/8 inches (22.38 x 20.64 cm). Purchase: William Rockhill Nelson Trust, 48-36/1 A,B. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ©2012 Nelson Gallery Foundation During the early 20th century, railroad construction throughout China brought to light many buried treasures from China’s long history. In Changsha, Hunan province, the most notable objects uncovered were... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2012

A gilt and red, lacquered wood figure of Buddah Shakyamuni, Vietnam, 18th-19th ct

A gilt and red, lacquered wood figure of Buddah Shakyamuni, Vietnam, 18th-19th ct. photo Nagel standing in samabhanga on a lotus flower carved with a double row of upturned lotus petals placed on a hexagonal throne with his right hand lowered in varadamudra. H. 45,5 cm. Estimate 2200 € Nagel Auctions. "Asian Art". May 9th 2012 http://www.auction.de
25 octobre 2010

Pair of Chinese figures, China, 17th century

Pair of Chinese figures, China, 17th century. Mounts, Europe, circa 1730. Lacquered wood, chased and gilded bronze. photo courtesy Steinitz  @ The 29th San Francisco Fall Antiques
05 novembre 2008

A Rare And Large Lacquered Wood Figure Of Simhanada Avalokitesvara . Early Ming Dynasty, 15th Century

A Rare And Large Lacquered Wood Figure Of Simhanada Avalokitesvara . Early Ming Dynasty, 15th Century Modelled seated on the back of a recumbent lion on a platform, his left hand raised in vitarka mudra, his right hand resting on the right knee, wearing loosely draped robes falling in crisp graceful folds, the borders finely detailed with scrolling and cloud patterns, opening at the chest to reveal an elaborate beaded necklace, the head with a seven-leaf foliate crown containing the Buddha Amitabha in the central leaf, the... [Lire la suite]


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