22 août 2019

A gilt-wood figure of the seated Buddha, Late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 395. A gilt-wood figure of the seated Buddha, Late Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 16 in. (40.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Well carved seated in dhyanasana, wearing layered robes falling in crisp graceful folds around the body, the face with gentle, contemplative expression, with a gilded filet worn over the hair which is painted blue and falls in curls from the tonsured top of the head, applied overall in red and gold lacquer... [Lire la suite]

08 juin 2019

A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of a seated buddha, China, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 152. A gilt-lacquered bronze figure of a seated buddha, China, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century. H.: 67 cm (26 1/2 in.). Estimation : 25 000 € / 35 000 €. Courtesy Artcurial. Représenté assis en padmasana sur une base lotiforme, la main droite en bhumisparsamudra, la main gauche en dhyanamudra, vêtu d'une robe monastique ceinturée à la taille et laissant le torse découvert, le visage serein, les yeux mi-clos, les cheveux bouclés recouvrant l'ushnisha. Art d'Asie chez Artcurial, 75008... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2018

A rare gilt-bronze seated figure of Buddha, Sui dynasty (581-618) 

Lot 205. A rare gilt-bronze seated figure of Buddha, Sui dynasty (581-618); 64 in. (162.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 200,000. Price realised USD 180,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2007.  Finely cast as Maitreya Buddha shown in a seated position with both legs pendent and the feet supported by lotus, the right hand raised in abhayamudra and the left hand resting on the left knee, wearing layered robes falling in graceful crisp folds around the body, the face well... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2018

Bouddha assis, Début de la dynastie Ming

Lot 188. Bouddha assis, Début de la dynastie Ming, encre, couleurs et or sur soie, montée en rouleau, deux boîtes couvertes en bois; 100 x 58,6 cm, 39 3/8  by 23 1/8  in. Estimation: 50,000 — 80,000 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. Ancienne Collection de Willem van Heusden (1913-2009). Anonymous, Seated Buddha, ink, colour and gold on silk, hanging scroll, Early Ming dynasty Provenance: Acquired by Willem van Heusden in Japan before 1955 (according to his wife). Note: 'There... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2018

A gilt bronze figure of seated Buddha, China, Sixteen Kingdoms period, first half of the 5th century

Lot 4. A gilt bronze figure of seated Buddha, China, Sixteen Kingdoms period, first half of the 5th century. Height: 5 1/2  in. (14 cm). Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2013 Provenance: Private Japanese collection, early 20th century Literature: Y. Murata, "New examples of the early Chinese bronze Buddha”, Ars Buddhica 305, 2009. Note: Portable religious icons provide evidence of the early transmission of Buddhism from Central Asia into China. Gilt-bronze figures of Buddha were particularly... [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]

13 septembre 2017

A gray schist figure of a Seated Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century

Lot 602. A gray schist figure of a Seated Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century, 37 ½ in. (95 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Provenance: Acquired by the present owner from the New York Art Market on 13 January 1995. Note: The Buddha depicted seated in meditation on a throne showing Buddha at center flanked by devotees and with a plush cushion of kusha grass draped over the edges. Sacred throughout... [Lire la suite]
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13 février 2017

Exhibition of Buddhist art from the Newark Museum organized exclusively for Nashville's Frist Center

Attributed to Gyeju (flourished ca. 1680s). Seated Buddha, Korea, 17th century, Joseon Period (1392–1912). Wood, lacquer, gold, and rock crystal. Newark Museum, Purchase 2013 Mr. and Mrs. William V. Griffin Fund, 2013.26. NASHVILLE, TENN.- This winter and spring, visitors to the Frist Center will enjoy opportunities to examine the art of Buddhism in unusual depth. Organized by the Newark Museum exclusively for the Frist Center, Secrets of Buddhist Art: Tibet, Japan, and Korea explores one of the great faiths of the... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2016

Seated Buddha, 18th–19th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Seated Buddha, 18th–19th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Smoky quartz. Overall: H. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm); W. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm); D. 3 in. (7.6 cm). Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902 (02.18.859) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
03 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' figure of a seated Buddha, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 298. A 'Dehua' figure of a seated Buddha, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD.Photo: Sotheby's depicted seated in dhyanasana on a foliate-incised double-lotus base, wearing a draped robe falling loosely over a belted dhoti, the hair in tight, pointed whorls over the domed ushnisha, the face with a serene, meditatve expression and downcast gaze, covered overall in a milky white glaze - Height 13 1/2  in., 34.3 cm From the Collection of Richard... [Lire la suite]