01 mai 2021

A superbly carved rare marble fragmentary head of Shakyamuni Buddha, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577)

Lot 5. A superbly carved rare marble fragmentary head of Shakyamuni Buddha, Northern Qi dynasty (550-577); 27.8 cm. Estimate: 3,000,000- 5,000,000 HKD. Lot sold: 3,780,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. sensitively modelled, the benevolent face depicted with a pair of heavily-lidded downcast eyes, an elongated nose flanked by pendulous ears and delicately hemmed lips, all below evenly arched eyebrows, the hair arranged in dense rows of spiral curls rising to a faintly domed ushnisha, stand. ... [Lire la suite]
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05 octobre 2020

A finely carved limestone figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 48. A finely carved limestone figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 39 cm, 15 ⅜ in. Estimate: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. carved seated with the right hand held in bhumisparsha mudra, portrayed dressed in a traditional style Indian garment draped over the shoulders and partially exposing the chest, the textiles depicted cascading in folds, all below the serene facial expression flanked by a pair of pendulous earlobes, wood stand. ... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2020

A Tibetan gilt bronze Shakyamuni Buddha, 15th century

Lot 63. A Tibetan gilt bronze Shakyamuni Buddha, 15th century; 13cm high. Sold for £3,700. © 2020 Sworders. wearing a long robe with scroll border, seated cross-legged on a double lotus pedestal, his hands resting in his lap holding a bowl. Provenance: Bonhams, London, Knightsbridge, 14 and 15 May 2018, lot 682. Sworders. Asian Art - Live Online, 28 may 2020
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04 juin 2020

A Tibetan bronze Shakyamuni Buddha, 13th-14th century

Lot 61. A Tibetan bronze Shakyamuni Buddha, 13th-14th century; 11cm high. Sold for £5,200. © 2020 Sworders. wearing a long robe with a beaded border, seated cross-legged on a double lotus pedestal, his hands in Bhumiparsha mudra, the back engraved with a mantra. Provenance: Christie’s, South Kensington, Spink collection, 19-20 June 1998, lot 206. Sworders. Asian Art - Live Online, 28 may 2020
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16 avril 2020

A gilt-copper figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Tibet, circa 16th century

Lot 84. A gilt-copper figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Tibet, circa 16th century; 17cm (6 6/8in) high. Estimate £ 10,000-12,000. Sold for £ 11,250 (€ 12,874). © Bonhams. The figure seated in vajraparyankasana on a beaded double-lotus base, the right hand held in bhumisparsha mudra, the left holding an alms bowl, wearing a pleated robe draped over the left shoulder, the serene face with a meditative expression, the hair arranged in tight curls surrounding the ushnisha and the domed jewel.  Provenance: the... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2020

A large and rare gilt copper-alloy figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Tibet, circa 16th century

  Lot 80. A large and rare gilt copper-alloy figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Tibet, circa 16th century; 26cm (10 2/8in) high. Estimate £ 3,000-4,000. Sold for £ 18,750 (€ 21,456). © Bonhams. The figure well cast, seated in vajraparyankasana on a beaded double-lotus base, the right hand held in bhumisparsha mudra, the left in dhyana mudra, wearing a voluminous robe finely incised with floral scrolls, draping elegantly over his shoulders and falling in loose folds over his crossed legs, the serene face with a... [Lire la suite]

24 mars 2020

A gilt-bronze figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Tibet, Ming Dynasty, 16th century

Lot 3049. A gilt-bronze figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Tibet, Ming Dynasty, 16th century; 25.5 cm., 10 in.. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot Sold 350,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus pedestal, wearing an embroidered sanghati and the hair in tight curls covering the domed ushnisha above, an urna on the forehead and long pierced earlobes, with hands in bhumishparsha mudra and a vajra in front. ... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2020

A gilt-bronze figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Yongle mark and period (1403-1424)

  Lot 185. A gilt-bronze figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Yongle mark and period (1403-1424). Height 10 3/4 in., 27.3 cm. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 USD. Lot sold 362,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's well-cast and portrayed seated in dhyanasana with right hand in bhumisparsamudra, the left in dhyanamudra, clothed in a loose-fitting robe falling in elegant folds leaving the right shoulder bare, the serene face with downcast eyes and gentle smile... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2019

An extremely rare large polychrome wood figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 3629. An extremely rare large polychrome wood figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); 122 cm, 48 in. Estimate 16,000,000 — 18,000,000 HKD (2,037,280 - 2,291,940 USD). Lot Sold 16,975,000 HKD (2,161,427 USD) . Courtesy Sotheby's. superbly and sensitively sculpted in the form of Shakyamuni Buddha seated in vajraparyankasana, portrayed with a sensuous full face accentuated with slender bow-shaped eyes and hooded eyelids casting a... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2019

A rare early Gandharan-style gilt-bronze votive figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Sixteen Kingdoms, 4th – early 5th century

Lot 3625. A rare early Gandharan-style gilt-bronze votive figure of Shakyamuni Buddha, Sixteen Kingdoms, 4th – early 5th century; the figure 12.3 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate 900,000 — 1,200,000 HKD (114,597 - 152,796 USD). Lot Sold 1,125,000 HKD (143,246 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. cast seated in dhyanasana on a slightly trapezoidal plinth with the hands held in dhyanamudra, clad in a monastic robe falling in geometricised banded layers of... [Lire la suite]