13 juin 2019

Importante statue de Ekadashalokeshvara en bronze incrusté de cuivre, Tibet, circa XIVème siècle

Lot 233. Importante statue de Ekadashalokeshvara en bronze incrusté de cuivre, Tibet, circa XIVème siècle. Hauteur: 80,8 cm. (31 ¾ in.). Estimate: EUR 80,000 - EUR 120,000. Price realised EUR 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Il est représenté debout, ses mains principales sont en anjalimudra. Ses six autres bras rayonnent autour de lui tenant des attributs divers. Il est vêtu d'un dhoti incrusté de cuivre maintenu par une ceinture élaborée. Il est richement paré de bijoux. Ses... [Lire la suite]

31 mai 2019

Tara verte ( çymatr, sGrol-ljang), Tibet, c. 13° siècle

Lot 88. Tara verte ( çymatr, sGrol-ljang), Tibet, c. 13° siècle. Alliage cuivreux incrusté de cuivre, d'argent et turquoises. H 20 cm. Estimation €25,000 - €35,000. Adjugé 80 600 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Superbe représentation de la déesse de la compassion assise en position de délassement, ardhaparyanka, sur un double socle lotiforme, la main droite faisant le geste de don, varada-mudr Sa main gauche relevée maintient la tige du lotus qui s'ouvre au-dessus de son épaule. Cette remarquable... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2019

Two very rare gilt-copper alloy figures from a set of eight Asvapati, the equestrian retinue of Vaishravana, Tibet, 15th century

Lot 105. Two very rare gilt-copper alloy figures from a set of eight Asvapati, the equestrian retinue of Vaishravana, Tibet, 15th century. the taller 20.4 cm, 8 in. Estimate 50,000 — 250,000 GBP. Lot sold 250,000 GBP (323,025 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. one equestrian deity, possibly Manibhadra or Jambhala, holding a flaming jewel in his raised right hand, and a mongoose in the left spitting gems and auspicious emblems, wearing regal belted robes, boots and crown, and seated astride a caparisoned... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2019

A gilt copper alloy figure of Amitayus, Tibet, 15th-16th Century

Lot 941. A gilt copper alloy figure of Amitayus, Tibet, 15th-16th Century. Height 14 3/8  in. (36.5 cm.). Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13635. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Lot sold 325,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. seated in vajrasana on a multi-petal double lotus base articulated with a beaded edge, his hands held in dhyana mudra, clad in a dhoti with an incised hem, decorated at ankles, wrists and upper arms with jeweled bangles, layered... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Maitreya, Tibet, 16th-17th century

Lot 196. A gilt-bronze figure of Maitreya, Tibet, 16th-17th century; 36.5cm., 14 3/8 in. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 40,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. cast seated in pralambapadasana, the hands raised in dharmacakramudra holding stems issuing uptala lotuses along the elbows, wearing a dhoti incised with floral scrolls and adorned with beaded festoons, the serene face with downcast eyes and a gentle smile, the hair drawn up into a high chignon secured with a... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Vajradhara, Tibet, 14th-15th century

Lot 191. A gilt-bronze figure of Vajradhara, Tibet, 14th-15th century; 22.8cm., 9in. Estimate 12,000 - 16,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. cast seated in in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, the arms raised in vitarkamudra holding a bell and a vajra respectively, wearing a dhoti embellished with beaded jewels, the benevolent face surmounted by an elaborate headdress. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 06 nov.... [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]
14 décembre 2018

An important gold-inlaid silver figure of Hevajra, Tibet, circa 15th century

Lot 29. An important gold-inlaid silver figure of Hevajra, Tibet, circa 15th century. Hauteur: 12 cm. (4 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 80,000 - EUR 120,000. Price realised EUR 439,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. Il est représenté debout en alidasana. Ses seize bras rayonnent autour de lui, chaque main tenant un kapala surmonté d'un animal ou d'une divinité. Ses mains principales enlacent sa parèdre. Paré de bijoux incrustés d'or, il porte un mala composé de têtes coupées. Ses neuf... [Lire la suite]
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14 décembre 2018

Christie's France Asian Art sale achieves €7.1M

PARIS.- The Asian Art sale totaled €7,175,000 selling 87% by value, a result far above the presale estimate. The top lot of the sale was an important Thangka representing the Mandala of Vajravarahi which sold for €607,500 against a presale estimate of €400,000-600,000. This piece was part of the exceptional collection of Lionel and Danielle Fournier which 74 lots realised a great total of €3,588,750. Lot 13. An important framed thangka depicting the mandala of Vajravarahi, Tibet, 13th century. Dimensions: 42,5... [Lire la suite]
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11 décembre 2018

A gilt bronze figure of Avalokitesvara Jinasagara and consort, Tibet, 18th century

Lot 145. A gilt bronze figure of Avalokitesvara Jinasagara and consort, Tibet, 18th century.H. : 19,5 cm (7 3/4 in.). Estimation 5 000 - 7 000 €. Vendu 26 000 €. © Artcurial Représenté debout dansant sur une base lotiforme, enlaçant sa parèdre, les cheveux coiffés en chignon et rehaussés d'un diadème orné de cinq crânes, la parèdre tenant le kapala et le tambour ; petits manques à un doigt, et statuette refixée. Artcurial. Vente Art d’Asie - 10 décembre 2018  
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