15 septembre 2019

Christie's Asian Art Week live auctions total $41,641,250 million

From Dr. Johan Carl Kempe (1884-1967) Collection, Sweden, before 1953, no. CK117. Lot 551. A very rare and important large parcel-gilt silver bowl, Tang dynasty (618-907); 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) diam.; weight 1052 g. Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000. Price realised $3,495,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s Asian Art Week live auctions totaled USD $41,641,250 (£33,752,998 / € 37,662,556 / HK$324,469,071) with online sales to continue through September 25. Deep bidding was witnessed... [Lire la suite]
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24 juillet 2019

A large painted tangka of Buddha and Jataka tales, Tibet, 18th-early 19th century

Lot 378. A large painted tangka of Buddha and Jataka tales, Tibet, 18th-early 19th century; 87.5 by 55.5cm., 34 ½  by 21 7/8  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 31,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's painted with Shakyamuni Buddha in the centre with hands raised in the teaching dharmacakramudra, surrounded by scenes of the Jataka tales, mounted. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
24 juillet 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Tara, Tibet, 15th century

Lot 98. A gilt-bronze figure of Tara, Tibet, 15th century; 18.2cm., 7 1/8 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's cast seated in lalitasana on a double lotus base, the right hand lowered in varadamudra and the left hand raised to the chest, each holding curved leafy stems, dressed in a dhoti embellished with beaded jewellery, crowned with a tiara in front of the high chignon. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2019

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

Lot 386. A gilt bronze figure of Amitayus, Tibet, 15th-16th century; 34cm., 13 3/8 in. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. © Sotheby's. the figure with serene facial expression and wearing a crown and ornate body jewellery inlaid in turquoise and other semi-precious stones, clad in a loosely fitting dhoti and seated in dhyanasana, his hands resting on his lap holding a kalasa, on a double lotus base. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2019

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

Lot 382. A gilt-bronze figure of Vajradhara, Tibet, 14th-15th century; 21.5cm., 81/2 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 38,750 GBP. © Sotheby's. cast standing with the right hand raised to the chest supporting a vajra and the left arm lowered clutching a ghanta, dressed in a dhoti embellished with jewels, the benevolent face surmounted by an elaborate headdress, fitted wood stand. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]
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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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