21 avril 2021

A gilt copper alloy figure of Tara, Tibet, Densatil style, circa 14th century

Lot 12. A gilt copper alloy figure of Tara, Tibet, Densatil style, circa 14th century. Himalayan Art Resources item no.68457. 17 cm (6 3/4 in.) high. Est: HK$ 3,200,000 - HK$ 4,500,000. Sold for HK$ 4,002,500 (€ 427,846). © Bonhams 2001-2021. Published: David Weldon and Jane Casey Singer, The Sculptural Heritage of Tibet: Buddhist Art in the Nyingjei Lam Collection, London, 1999, pp.110-1, pl.22. Exhibited: The Sculptural Heritage of Tibet: Buddhist Art in... [Lire la suite]

07 novembre 2020

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

Lot 72. A gilt-bronze figure of Tara, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 7 in. (18 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The figure is shown seated in lalitasana with hands held in vitarkamudra, each holding the ends of a lotus stem that extends up the arms to flank the shoulders. The figure is dressed in an elegantly draped dhoti secured with a beaded, festoon-hung sash, beaded necklaces, armlets, large... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2020

A copper and silver-inlaid bronze figure of Tara, Qing Dynasty, Pala Revival Style, 17th-18th century

Lot 3109. A copper and silver-inlaid bronze figure of Tara, Qing Dynasty, Pala Revival Style, 17th-18th century; 7 in. (18 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 250,000. Price realised HKD 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The figure stands on a double lotus base with the right hand extended in varadamudra and her left raised in vitarkamudra, dressed in a billowing dhoti with the folds inlaid with copper and silver and adorned with various jewellery. The... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Tara, Tibet, 15th century

Lot 98. A gilt-bronze figure of Tara, Tibet, 15th century; 18.2cm., 7 1/8 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's cast seated in lalitasana on a double lotus base, the right hand lowered in varadamudra and the left hand raised to the chest, each holding curved leafy stems, dressed in a dhoti embellished with beaded jewellery, crowned with a tiara in front of the high chignon. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2018

'Avatars and Incarnations: Buddhist and Hindu Art from the Collection' at the Crow Collection of Asian Art

Stele with Varaha, North India, Pala period (c. 730-1197), c. 11th century. Stone, likely phyllite or schist, 28 x 8.5 x 24 in., Crow Collection of Asian Art, 1982.52. © 2018 Crow Museum of Asian Art & Crow Family Foundation DALLAS, TX.- Avatars and Incarnations explores the concept of divine avatars in Hindu and Buddhist art represented in the museum’s collection. In Hinduism and Buddhism, the concept of an avatar refers to the incarnation or physical manifestation of a deity, spirit, or abstract quality in human or... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2018

Tibetan Gilt-Bronze Tara, Qing Dynasty

Lot 121. Tibetan Gilt-Bronze Tara, Qing Dynasty. Height 6 3/4 inches. Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000. Sold for $12,500. Courtesy Doyle. Seated in dhaynasana on a double lotus base, the hands held in a healing pose, clad in a long dhoti and scarf about the shoulders, the chest adorned with necklaces, the face framed by elongated earlobes and floret earrings all beneath a foliate crown before the hair pulled into a high chignon, traces of red and blue polychrome. Overall gilt wear, central tip and tip... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2018

Tara, Tibet, ca 18°siècle

Lot 68. Tara, Tibet, ca 18°siècle. Détrempe sur toile. 61 x 41 cm. Estimation: 2 500 €. © Cornette de Saint-Cyr Paris. La déesse est assise en position de délassement (ardhaparyañka) sur un lotus épanoui au cœur d'un paysage animé, esquissant le geste de don (varada-mudrâ) de la main droite, et maintenant de la gauche la tige d'un lotus épanoui au dessus de son épaule. Elle est entourée de huit aspects différents d'elle même.   Provenance: - Collecté au Tibet Oriental par André Migot entre 1946 et... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2017

Sotheby's Asia Week New York sales achieve $47.9 million thus far

 600-year-old vase ‘immaculate like piled-up snow’ soars over high estimate to fetch $3.1 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Henry Howard-Sneyd, Chairman of Asian Art, Europe & the Americas, noted: “In a thriving market for Asian Art in New York, we saw a strong series of auctions across all categories comfortably exceed pre-sale expectations. Our offerings this week were particularly diverse, with great prices for works from an early 3rd century Gandharan Grey Schist Figure of a Seated Buddha from the... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2016

The Raphy Star Collection sells for over $2 million and sets a new record

 A large Chinese wooden sculpture of a Luohan, Jin-Yuan Dynasty (13th-14th century) and the banknote found inside. Estimate: AUD$40,000-60,000. Sold for: AUD$47,120. Photo Mosgreen SYDNEY.- The Raphy Star Collection of Important Asian Art achieved a new record for a single-owner collection of Asian Art in Sydney last night with a total of over AUD$2 million ($2,009,700).  The top selling lot, a rare and beautifully carved Chinese polychrome wood sculpture of a Bodhisattva, Song Dynasty, 11th century sold for... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2015

Bonhams announces a strong lineup for the upcoming Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art Sale

Gilt copper figure of Chakrasmvara, estimated at $400,000-600,000. Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- ​Following the resounding success of the Himalayan sale in March, Bonhams announces their upcoming Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art Sale to be held in New York on 14th September, 2015. With over 123 lots and total estimates of US$2 ­ 3 million, the sale provides a selective offering of fine Himalayan bronzes and thangkas, Indian stone and Indian miniatures. Highlights include, a magnificent gilt copper... [Lire la suite]