29 avril 2020

A gilt-bronze figure of Maitreya, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 198. A gilt-bronze figure of Maitreya, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 14cm., 5 1/2 in. Estimate GBP 5,000 — 7,000. Lot sold 10,625 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the cast figure seated on a stepped rectangular throne, the hands held in dharmachakramudra, wearing a dhoti and a shawl draped over both shoulders, with elaborate jewellery and a five-leaf diadem, the face with serene downcast expression, the hair in a high cowl, the ushnisha topped with a knop. ... [Lire la suite]

27 janvier 2020

Maitreya, Tibet, circa 15th century

Maitreya, Tibet, circa 15th century. Gilt copper alloy, gems and pigment. H 29.6 cm. © Dalton Somaré. Literature: D. Weldon and J. Casey Singer, The Sculptural Heritage of Tibet, Buddhist Art in the Nyingjei Lam Collection, Laurence King Publishing, London, 1999, pp. 114-115 DALTON SOMARÉ, Stand 101d at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020
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11 octobre 2019

A bronze votive figure of Maitreya, Northern Wei dynasty (386-534)

Lot 3627. A bronze votive figure of Maitreya, Northern Wei dynasty (386-534); 10.6 cm, 4 1/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 HKD (10,186 - 12,733 USD). Lot Sold 93,750 HKD (11,937 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. cast seated on a raised rectangular plinth, the figure with the right arm raised and the left lowered in abhayavarada, clad in long robes falling into cascading folds around the legs, the elongated face flanked by a pair of pendulous ears,... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Maitreya, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 315. A gilt-bronze figure of Maitreya, Ming dynasty, 16th century. Height 8 7/8  in., 22.6 cm. Estimate USD 30,000 — 50,000. Lot sold 187,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the corpulent jovial figure cast seated and at ease, holding a small attribute in the proper left hand, the rotund belly protruding from a loosely draped robe with chased lotus meander borders secured at the waist with a tasseled belt, raised on a rounded cushion, supported on a floral... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2019

Statuette de Maitreya en bronze doré, Dynastie Ming, XVIIe siècle

Lot 27. Statuette de Maitreya en bronze doré, Dynastie Ming, XVIIe siècle; 39,8 cm, 15 5/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 EUR. Lot Sold 77,500 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. dans le style udayana, représenté debout, la main droite et gauche en abhayamudra et varadamudra, la divinité au visage serein et méditatif, les oreilles aux longs lobes, les cheveux  soigneusement coiffés en un haut chignon orné de l’ushnisha, en outre vêtu d'une longue robe aux larges plis ondoyants... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2019

Maitreya, Chine, ca 18° siècle

Lot 23. Maitreya, Chine, ca 18° siècle. Cuivre repoussé doré. H. 51,5 cm. Estimation 8 000 € / 15 000 €. Sold: €19500. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Le « Buddha à venir » est ici figuré suivant son iconographie classique, assis « à l’occidentale » sur un trône, les mains en dharmachakra mudra tenant les tiges de lotus s’épanouissant au-dessus de ses épaules. Un stupa est fixé à la base de son chignon. Les parures sont encore partiellement incrustées de turquoises et corail. La base a été ouverte... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Maitreya, Tibet, 16th-17th century

Lot 196. A gilt-bronze figure of Maitreya, Tibet, 16th-17th century; 36.5cm., 14 3/8 in. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 40,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. cast seated in pralambapadasana, the hands raised in dharmacakramudra holding stems issuing uptala lotuses along the elbows, wearing a dhoti incised with floral scrolls and adorned with beaded festoons, the serene face with downcast eyes and a gentle smile, the hair drawn up into a high chignon secured with a... [Lire la suite]
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10 juin 2018

Statuette de Maitreya en bronze doré, Tibet, XVE-XVIE siècle

Lot 192. Statuette de Maitreya en bronze doré, Tibet, XVE-XVIE siècle; 21,2 cm, 8 3/8  in. Estimation: 120,000 — 150,000 EUR. Lot sold 93,750 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. assis en vajrasana sur un double socle lotiforme, sa main droite en vitarka mudra et la gauche en avakasha mudra tenant des tiges de lotus fleurissant près de ses épaules, l'un soutenant le chilug, vêtu d'un fin dhoti et paré de riches bijoux, son visage en méditation orné... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2018

Walter Arader at Asia Week New York, 15-34 march 2018

Seated Four Armed Mahakala, Dali Kingdom, Yunnan, Circa 1150. Gilt and Lacquered Bronze, 25 cm (9.8 in). © Walter Arader Himalayan Art (New York, NY) Dagger, Tibet or Bhutan, 18-19th century. Steel, silver, gold, turquoise, wood and leather. 43.5 cm / 17.1 in. © Walter Arader Himalayan Art (New York, NY) ​Maitreya, Tibet, 15th Century. 8.5 in (21.6 cm). Gilt Copper Alloy. © Walter Arader Himalayan Art (New York, NY) Walter Arader. Exhibiting... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2017

Imprints of Buddhas: the Buddhist Art in the National Palace Museum Collection

TAIPEI - Buddhism originated in India in the sixth century BCE and underwent more than 1,700 years of development on the subcontinent before the Muslim invasion of the late twelfth century. In the process, Buddhism evolved and its teachings became more and more systematic. With the support of Indian ruling houses and the efforts of Buddhist clergy, the religion spread to Central Asia, China, Tibet, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, and Southeast Asia. From China, the religion also spread further to the Korean Peninsula and Japan. Since... [Lire la suite]