19 juin 2023

Asia Society presents Buddha, Sage of the Shakya Clan Masterworks from Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection

NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Society Museum presents a selection of 15 masterworks from the Asia Society’s renowned Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, depicting the “Eight Great Events” from the life of Siddhartha Gautama Buddha.Works in the exhibition date from the second to eighteenth centuries and represent some of the finest examples of Buddhist art, drawn from the Asia Society’s Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection.Buddhism, founded in India the late sixth century B.C.E., has assumed many different... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2023

Avalokiteshvara, East India, Pala period, 11th-12th century

Avalokiteshvara, East India, Pala period, 11th-12th century. Phyllite, 97.5 cm (38.4 in.). Courtesy ROSSI & ROSSI (HONG KONG) LIMITED at TEFAF Maastrich 2023 Provenance: Christie's New York, 21 March 2012, Lot 739Christie's Amsterdam, 18 October 2005, Lot 38Private Collection, United Kingdom, 1970s. Literature: 2016. Published in Buddha: 2000 Years of Buddhist Art, 232 Masterpieces, by Grewenig, M.M. & Rist, E, page pl. 302015. Published in 108 Encounters, page pl. 16.
26 février 2021

Bonhams announces New York Asia Week sale highlights for March 2021

© Bonhams 2001-2021  NEW YORK, NY.- An incredibly rare and museum-quality 11th century brass figure of Vajravarahi from Northeastern India, dating from the Pala Period; an important 10th century lacquered wood sculpture of Amida Buddha; and a wonderful grouping of Ming and Qing lacquer wares from the Collection of Robert W. Moore are among the highlights of Bonhams New York Asia Week sales announced today. This March, Bonhams New York will present a plethora of fine and rare works from a range of art historical... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2018

A copper and silver inlaid copper alloy figure of Hevajra, Northeastern India, Pala period, 11th century

Lot 179. A copper and silver inlaid copper alloy figure of Hevajra, Northeastern India, Pala period, 11th century. Himalayan Art Resources item no.61770; 6 cm (2 1/2 in.) high. Estimate HK$ 250,000 - 350,000 (€ 27,000 - 38,000). Sold for HK$ 400,000 (€ 44,227). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Provenance: Mimi Lipton, London, 1995. Note: Hevajra is one of the earliest Vajrayana yidams. He is the principal meditational deity of the high Anuttarayoga Tantras. The present work depicts Hevajra in... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2018

Carlo Cristi at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

Prajnaparamita, West Tibet, 11th century. Paper, pigments, gold, ink, 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. ( cm. 19 x 26 ) folio fragment; 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. ( cm 9,5 x 9,5 ) illumination. © Carlo Cristi Sadaksari Avalokitesvara. Sri Lanka, Anujradhapura , 7th-8th century. Copper alloy. © Carlo Cristi Narasimha on Garuda. Stone, India, Pala period, 11th century. 17 1/2 in. (44 cm). © Carlo Cristi Vajrapani Tangka. Distemper on cotton, Tibet, 14th century. 13 x 17 1/4... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2018

Christie's announces a series of auctions, viewings, and events during Asia Week New York

  NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Asian Art Week, a series of auctions, viewings, and events, from March 16-23. This season presents six distinct live auctions featuring approximately 650 lots spanning all epochs and categories of Asian Art from archaic bronzes through contemporary Indian painting. In addition to the dedicated category sales, this season includes two stand-alone auctions, The Classic Age of Chinese Ceramics - The Linyushanren Collection, Part III, the third auction of a sale series of superb... [Lire la suite]

05 octobre 2017

Kurkihar Buddha leads Bonhams Images of Devotion Sale in Hong Kong

Lot 16. The Sonnery Kurkihar Buddha, copper alloy with silver and copper inlay, Kurkihar, Pala period, 11th century. Himalayan Art Resources item no.2449, 39 cm (15 3/8 in.) high. Estimate HK$ 8,000,000 - 12,000,000 (€850,000 - 1,300,000). Sold for HK$ 21,900,000 (€2,380,253). Photo: Bonhams. HONG KONG.- The standing 11th century Crowned Kurkihar Buddha, a canonical image in Buddhist art, from Collection FKH, USA, reached the highest auction price at HK$21,900,000 (US$2,329,600) after a... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2017

'The Immutable One'. Engraved and gilded sculpture leads Bonhams images of devotion sale

Lot 22. A gilt copper alloy figure of Akshobhya, Tibet, 15th century. Estimate HK$ 15,000,000 - 25,000,000 (€1,600,000 - 2,700,000). Sold for HK$ 18,060,000 (€ 1,994,962). Photo: Bonhams. HONG KONG.- A Tibetan bronze featuring an exquisite robe adorned with both inset stones and incised patterns is the top lot at Bonhams Images of Devotion sale on Tuesday 3 October at Bonhams Hong Kong, Admiralty. Carrying an estimate of HK$15,000,000-25,000,000, this exceptionally rare sculpture is the only known of its... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2017

Masterpieces from the Asia Society Museum Collection until 8 july 2018

NEW YORK - This exhibition features a selection of the finest artworks from the Asia Society Museum Collection, largely assembled from 1963 to 1978 by Asia Society founder John D. Rockefeller 3rd (1906–1978) and his wife, Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller (1909–1992), working with art historian Sherman E. Lee (1918–2008) as an advisor. This spectacular group of historical objects—including sculpture, painting, and decorative arts—was later bequeathed to Asia Society and became the core of the world-renowned Asia Society Museum... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2017

Buddhist Art at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Black Stone Stele of Lokesvara, India, Pala period, 11th century, 70 cm high © Buddhist Art Luohan. China, Yuan Dynasty (13th–14th century). Wood. H: 48 cm. © Buddhist Art Buddha, Burma, Ava Period, 17th century. Marble. Height: 57 cm. © Buddhist Art Amoghasiddhi, Tibet, 14th century. Bronze with copper and silver inlay. 23 cm. © Buddhist Art Buddhist Art (Berlin, Germany), Serene Deities, 9-18 march 2017 at at Arader... [Lire la suite]