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
10 mars 2015

Carlo Cristi, Latest Acquisitions at Asia Week New York 2015

Anthropomorphic Figure, Gangetic Valley, India, 1500 B.C. Copper, 17 inches. Carlo Cristi at Asia Week New York 2015 Vajrasattva. Tibet, 12th-13th century. Copper alloy. Height: 8 1/4 inches (21 cm). Carlo Cristi at Asia Week New York 2015  Vairocana. Distemper on cotton, West Tibet, 13th century. 24 1/4 x 32 1/4  inches (61,5 x 82 cm). Carlo Cristi at Asia Week New York 2015  Ratnasambhava. Copper alloy, West Tibet, 13th century.... [Lire la suite]


10 mars 2015

Walter Arader Himalayan Art at Asia Week New York 2015

Sitatapatra. Tibet, 18th century. Gilt Bronze. 19.9 inches (50.5 cm). Walter Arader Himalayan Art at Asia Week New York 2015. Padmasambhava. Tibet, Tsang Province, 15th Century. 8.6 inches (22 cm). Walter Arader Himalayan Art at Asia Week New York 2015.  Buddha at Vajrasana. Tibet, 16th Century. 10.5 inches (26.7 cm). Walter Arader Himalayan Art at Asia Week New York 2015. Walter Arader Himalayan Art (United States), « Fine Himalayan... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2014

Statuette de Boddhisattva en bronze doré et incrustations de cabochons, Tibet, XVIIIe siècle

Statuette de Boddhisattva en bronze doré et incrustations de cabochons, Tibet, XVIIIe siècle. Photo Rouillac assis en padmasana sur un socle en forme de double lotus inversé, les mains en dharmacackra mudra - geste de l'enseignement. Haut. 17 cm. (manque attribut). Estimation 3 000 € - 4 000 € Provenance : - collection Noël Pardon (1854-1910) gouverneur du Tonkin en 1887.- Conservé dans sa famille depuis. Rouillac. Vendredi 6 juin à 10h00 à TOURS. Contact : Tél. : 02 47 61 22 22... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2014

Imperial items and extraordinary Buddhist sculptures at Koller Zurich, 6th/7th May 2014

ZURICH - For its Asian Art Auctions from 6th to 7th May 2014, Koller Auctions is focusing on the Chinese market. An exclusive selection of Buddhist figures and several treasures from the Forbidden City are sure to generate interest. China - HimalayaFine Chinese art from European private collections is particularly coveted by Chinese collectors.Over the past 20 years, the value of flawless objects has increased substantially. Therefore, many Europeans are putting their collections up for sale once again. From a Swiss private... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2014

Norton Simon Museum's first large-scale exhibition of Himalayan Buddhist art opens

Buddha and Adorants on the Cosmic Mountain, India: Kashmir, c. 700. Bronze with silver and copper inlay, 13-1/4 x 9-1/2 x 4-3/4 in. (33.7 x 24.1 x 12.1 cm). The Norton Simon Foundation.. © Norton Simon Museum. PASADENA, CA.- The Norton Simon Museum presents its first large-scale exhibition of Himalayan Buddhist art. In the Land of Snow: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas brings together exceptional Buddhist sculpture and thangka paintings from India, Nepal and Tibet. Comprising nearly 40 works of art, mostly from the Museum’s... [Lire la suite]