24 janvier 2020

CHRISTOPHE HIOCO, Stand 130a at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Sūrya, Northern India, Bihār or Bengal, 10th-11th century, Pāla dynasty (8th-12th century). Sandstone. H 68 cm. © Galerie Christophe Hioco. Provenance: private collection, France. Buddha head, Thailand, Harīpunjaya kingdom, 12th-13th century. Stuccoed terracotta. H 27 cm. © Galerie Christophe Hioco. Provenance: private collection, France, acquired in 1960-1970. Standing Buddha, Ancient region of Gandhāra, circa 3rd century. Schist. H 67.3 cm. © Galerie Christophe Hioco. Provenance: Sotheby’s London, 1956; Vérité collection,... [Lire la suite]

19 juin 2019

Rare 18th-century Thai Buddhist manuscripts and Books go on display following restoration

Extracts from the Pali canon (Tipikata) and Qualities of the Buddha (Mahabuddhagana), late-18th century, Thailand, CBL Thi 1341 © The Chester Beatty DUBLIN.- The Chester Beatty has opened an exhibition of Thai Buddhist manuscripts dating to the 18th and 19th centuries. The world-renowned collection of beautifully illustrated books provides a rare opportunity to explore the Buddhist tales depicted within. Presented as colourful illustrations alongside sacred texts, some of the most popular Buddhist... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 11:34 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
09 juin 2019

Twelve vases, kendi and covered boxes, Thailand, Sukhothai period (1238-1438) or Ayutthaya period (1350-1767), 13th-16th century

Lot 2424. Twelve vases, kendi and covered boxes, Thailand, Sukhothai period (1238-1438) or Ayutthaya period (1350-1767), 13th-16th century. Estimate 600 - 1 000 €. © 2008-2019, Van Ham Fine Art Auctioneers. Sawankhalok stoneware with dark brown, celadon glaze, resp. engraved and with brown and white glaze. Two vases dark brown. H.15/12cm. Kendi with cocks heads ewer. H.9,5cm. Three pots with handles. Glazed green. H.9,5/6,5cm. Four covered boxes. H.8/6/5,6/5cm. Kendi. H.7,8cm. Small handle pot. H.5,5cm. Lotus... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2019

"Passion for Form: Selections of Southeast Asian Art from the MacLean Collection" at Heritage Museum of Asian Art, Chicago

“Passion for Form” was the title for the first public touring exhibition of some of the Southeast Asian treasures in the MacLean Collection in 2008. Southeast Asian pottery, bronze and sculpture have long fascinated the MacLean family. Southeast Asian pottery, bronze and sculpture have long fascinated the MacLean family. It was at an antiques shop in Bangkok, during a business trip more than forty years ago, that Barry MacLean purchased this unusually shaped blackware vessel that sparked a collecting odyssey. Created these... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2018

Christophe Hioco at BRAFA 2019, Stand 132a

Standing Bodhisattva, Ancient region of Gandhara (Northern Pakistan), 3rd–4th century. Schist. H 61 cm. © Christophe Hioco at BRAFA 2019, Stand 132a.  Provenance: private collection, Hawaii, USA; Sotheby's, New York, 2000. Buddha head, Thailand, Sukhothai Kingdom, 14th-early 15th century. Bronze. H 35 cm. © Christophe Hioco at BRAFA 2019, Stand 132a. Provenance: private collection, Italy, since the 1980s   Viṣṇu, India, Pāla Dynasty, circa 11th... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2018

'Buddha’s Life, Path to the Present' at the Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM - A unique thangka, a scroll painting, from the personal collection of His Holiness the Dalai Lama has been made available for the exhibition Buddha’s Life, Path to the Present. Made in Tibet in the nineteenth century, the scroll painting is one of a series illustrating the story of Buddha’s life. On Saturday 15 September, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will perform the official opening of the new exhibition at the Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam and he will view the thangka in its temporary home. A... [Lire la suite]

14 juin 2018

A bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Thailand, Chieng Sen period, 15th century

Lot 241. A bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Thailand, Chieng Sen period, 15th century. Hauteur: 102 cm. (40 in.). Estimate EUR 25,000 - EUR 35,000. Price realised EUR 199,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Il est représenté assis en sattvasana sur une base lotiforme placée sur trône. Sa main droite est en bhumisparshamudra. Sa main gauche repose sur sa cuisse. Il est vêtu d'unsamghati et de l'uttarasangha. Son visage est empreint de sérénité. Ses cheveux bouclés sont... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2018

Kendi, 15th century, Ayutthya Kingdom (1350-1767), Sawankalok, Thailand

Kendi, 15th century, Ayutthya Kingdom (1350-1767), Sawankalok, Thailand. stoneware, underglaze iron decoration, 13.5 x 14.5 cm. Found in Southeast Asia. © Museum of Asian Art, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur The typical Southeast Asian pouring vessel, kendi, is spherical in shape with one or more rounded spouts. Kendi were produced and traded throughout Southeast Asia, as well as imported from China. This kendi was made in Thailand, probably for export to Indonesia. Although the vessel was made in... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2018

Si Satchanalai Bowl with Carved Lotus Petals, 14th-15th century, Thailand

 Si Satchanalai Bowl with Carved Lotus Petals, 14th-15th century, Thailand. Diameter: 23.2cm © Zetterquist Galleries. A large, deep stoneware bowl with flared mouth-rim and sitting on a straight, thickly potted foot. The interior cavetto is carved with large lotus petals having combed detailing. The inside center is carved with a top-down view of a lotus flower. The entire piece is covered with a finely crackled blue-green glaze, which ends just above the foot, revealing a pale stoneware body fired to... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2018

Phan Celadon Plate with Incised Corona Pattern, 14th-15th century, Thailand

 Phan Celadon Plate with Incised Corona Pattern, 14th-15th century, Thailand. Diameter: 26cm © Zetterquist Galleries. A large, finely potted stoneware bowl with incised concentric lines around its slightly flared mouth-rim. The interior is decorated with a corona depiction against a tightly carved field of radiating lines, all constrained within another incised circle. The entire piece is covered in an ideally realized, finely crackled translucent green glaze. There is a small rim chip repaired... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 11:46 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,