17 novembre 2015

Un gser-thang tibétain représentant Amitayus (tshe dpag med) décuple l'estimation chez Cornette de Saint Cyr

Amitayus (tshe dpag med), Tibet, ca 18°-19° siècle. Estimation : 1 500 € / 2 500 €. Prix réalisé 16 500 € HT. Photo Cornette de Saint Cyr Détrempe sur toile. 74 x 50 cm (hors montage) Beau Thang-ka sur fond or (gser-thang) présentant en son centre Amitâyus assis au coeur d’un lotus épanoui, richement paré, et maintenant le vase de liqueur d’immortalité (bhadragta) de ses deux mains dans son giron. Il est entouré de 334 représentations diminutives de lui même dessinées au trait rouge. Au delà de ses... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2015

Exceptional Buddhist gilt-bronze figures lead Bonhams' Fine Chinese Art Sale in London

Highlights of the sale include twenty-one exceptional Himalayan and Chinese bronze sculptures from the Jeanette Claude Jongen collection of Buddhist art, with attractive estimates ranging from £3,000 – 18,000. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Bonhams will offer a range of carefully selected Chinese ceramics and works of art including jades, metalwork and rhinoceros horn carvings in the Fine Chinese Art sale, to be held on 12 November at Bonhams New Bond Street. Highlights of the sale include twenty-one exceptional Himalayan... [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]
27 août 2015

Christie's New York announces the sales of Asian Art Week from 15 September to 18 September.

Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced the sales of Asian Art Week for Fall 2015, a series of nine sales, starting from 15 September to 18 September. The week will present over a thousand lots of exceptional quality and rarity that span centuries of Asian Art featuring important works from the Sporer Collection, the Lai Family Collection, the Sowell Collection, and the Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, as well as fine Chinese display stands from a distinguished private American collection.... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2015

Oliver Hoare opens exhibition dedicated to objects and works of art from the past 5,000 years

Gandhara grey schist head of the Buddha, Afghanistan, 3rd century AD. Size: 36 cm high. Photo: Oliver Hoare Ltd. LONDON.- Oliver Hoare presents Every Object Tells a Story, a public exhibition that will take place from 6 May to 26 June 2015 at 33 Fitzroy Square, London. The exhibition will present an eclectic selection of over 250 objects primarily chosen on the basis of their historical fascination and interesting backstories, and will include relics from all round the world representing many notable names,... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2015

New Rubin Museum of Art exhibition features nearly 100 masks and costumes from diverse cultures

NEW YORK, NY.- Across culture and time, masks have served to imbue power, transform identity, and connect people with each other and with their sense of the divine and the spiritual. The Rubin Museum of Art delves into the significance of masks to peoples across the globe, showcasing their diverse uses and meanings, in the exhibition Becoming Another: The Power of Masks. On view March 13, 2015 – February 8, 2016, the exhibition highlights stunning masks and costumes from across the globe, including Siberia, the... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2015

More than $5.7 million realized at Bonhams' Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art Auction

  A gilt copper alloy deity from a Vajrabhairava shrine, Yongle period, 15th century. Sold for: $893,000. Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams’ Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian auction on March 16 fetched a total of $5.73 million. Himalayan Works of Art were hotly contested and top quality works in every section achieved high prices in the packed standing-room-only sales room. The highest-selling lot of the evening was a 15th century gilt copper alloy deity from a Vajrabhairava shrine, which sold for... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2015

Buddhist art, Qing splendors and historic scroll paintings lead Gianguan Auctions Asia Week Sale

A Fine Set of Gilt Bronze and Cloisonné Enamel Scholars Garniture, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Gilt Four Character Cast Mark and of the Period. Estimate $40,000-$60,000. Photo courtesy Gianguan Auction NEW YORK, NY.- As the rush of Spring Asia Week exhibitions and auctions wind down, Gianguan Auctions will ramp up the excitement again on Sunday, March 22nd, with an auction strong in Buddhist art, Qing Dynasty cloisonné, large carved jades, and archetypal scroll paintings.  Statues of rarely... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2015

Susan Ollemans, 'Jewels from the Asian World' at Asia Week New York 2015

A ruby and gold snake ring, South India, 19th Century. Diameter: 3 cm. Size: US 8. Weight: 12 grams. Susan Ollemans at Asia Week New York 2015 Pair of Gold Ear Ornaments. Cyprus, 2nd Millenium BC. 1.5 x 1.5 inches (3.5 x 3.5 cm). Susan Ollemans at Asia Week New York 2015 A Gold and Coral Saddle Ring (ga tshi-go), Tibet, 19th Century. Length: 3 cm; Width 2.5 cm; Weight: 23.73 grams. Susan Ollemans at Asia Week New York 2015 A Diamond and Enamel... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2015

Navin Kumar Gallery, 'Himalayan and Indian Art' at Asia Week New York 2015

Important Thangka painting of Dorje Pal, Tibet, circa 18th century. Gouache on cloth. Navin Kumar Gallery at Asia Week New York 2015 Buddha with Arhats. Tibet, circa 18th century. Navin Kumar Gallery at Asia Week New York 2015 Raja Receiving Courtiers. Attributed to Gursahai, Guler School. Circa 1810. Navin Kumar Gallery at Asia Week New York 2015 Navin Kumar Gallery - navin@navinkumar.com - www.navinkumar.com