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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08 décembre 2018

A fine thangka of the fifth Dalai Lama, Tibet, late 18th century

Lot 127. A fine thangka of the fifth Dalai Lama, Tibet, late 18th century; 72 x 48 cm. Estimate 8000-12,000 €. Lot sold 38,000 €. © Nagel Auktionen Depicting the life of Dalai Lama Ngag.dbang blo-bzang rga-mtsho (1617-1682). Avalokiteshvara, his left hand holding the cakra. The Fifth Dalai Lama is seated in the center of the painting with legs crossed on a cushion wearing finely painted monastic robes, his face with mesmerizing expression, specific bonnet, in front of him lamas and laymen presenting... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2018

A gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Tibet, 15th-16th century

Lot 65. A gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Tibet, 15th-16th century; 29.5 cm, 11 5/8  in. Estimate £30,000 - £50,000. Lot sold £60,000 (€68,718). © Sotheby's. seated in dhyanasana on an ungilded separately cast double-lotus pedestal base, with hands held in dhyanamudra, wearing a shawl and dhoti falling down over his crossed legs in undulous folds and opening at the chest to reveal elaborate jewellery, a celestial scarf around the shoulders and arms, the face with... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2018

A small gilt-bronze figure of Jambhala, Tibet, 15th century

Lot 69. A small gilt-bronze figure of Jambhala, Tibet, 15th century; 11.2 cm, 4 3/8  in. Est: £50,000 - £70,000. © Sotheby's. cast seated in lalitasana on the back of a mythical beast, holding an attribute in each hand, adorned in elaborate jewellery and a loose celestial scarf exposing his bare abdomen, dressed in a dhoti, his face with a benevolent expression framed by long pendulous earrings and a tiered crown, encircled by four smaller figures of bodhisattvas each holding... [Lire la suite]
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