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]

21 février 2014

Tibet, early 20th century, Khagangma (Meditation Rug)

  Tibet, early 20th century, Khagangma (Meditation Rug). Photo Sotheby's with tiger pattern, now mounted as a cushion; wool pile, approximately: 33 by 69cm., 13 by 27in. Estimation 250 — 350 GBP Sotheby's. 1000 Ways of Seeing: The Private Collection of the late Stanley J. Seeger. London | 05 mars 2014, 10:00 AM. www.sothebys.com
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21 février 2014

Tibet, first quarter 20th century, rug

Tibet, first quarter 20th century, rug. Photo Sotheby's wool pile, approximately: 165 by 105cm., 65 by 41in. Estimation 2,000 — 3,000 GBPSotheby's. 1000 Ways of Seeing: The Private Collection of the late Stanley J. Seeger. London | 05 mars 2014, 10:00 AM. www.sothebys.com
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16 février 2014

Early Nepalese sculpture in focus at Bonhams Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art sale

NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art sale on March 17, part of Asia Week New York, will feature fine and early Nepalese figurative sculptures. Among the highlights is a gilt copper figure of Vajrapani, the Buddha’s protector and guide, from the early 10th century (est. $100,000-150,000). The fluid and joyous sculpture is especially notable for its dark brown patina, acquired through extensive ritual handling. An ethereal 10th/11th century gilt copper figure of the female manifestation of the divine, Devi,... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2014

Renaud Montméat: Arts of India, China, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia @ Art in Brussels. 4 to 8 June 2014

Chakrasamvara and Vajravarahi, Pigments on cloth, Tibet, 13th century, 42,5 x 38 cm. Photo courtesy Renaud Montméat. Simhavaktra. Polychrome black stone, Tibet, 14th century. Height: 17,3 cm. Photo courtesy Renaud Montméat. Working in the Asian art field since 1999, Renaud Montméat opened a gallery in the center of Paris in 2004 and is currently dealing privately.Dedicated to arts of India, China, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia. Participating in international fairs the gallery has been working with major museums, institutions... [Lire la suite]


13 janvier 2014

Buddhist Art. Khmer, Himalayan and South East Asian art @ Art in Brussels. 4 to 8 June 2014

Stele of Visnu, India, Pala period, 11th century, black stone, 50 cm. Photo courtesy Buddhist Art. From an old swiss collection acquired from Dr. Biegler Asian Art, Zurich. Portrait of Dondrup Sangpo, Abbot of Drepung Monastery, Tibet, 16th century. Bronze, 21 cm. Photo courtesy Buddhist Art. In 6 years in business Buddhist Art has been offering a wide selection of top quality Khmer and Chinese/Tibetan sculpture as well as selected masterpieces of Thai, Burmese and Lao Art. We are regularly exhibiting at Asia Week in New... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2014

Astamangala. Ancient art from Tibet, Nepal and India @ Asian Art in Brussels

Bookcover (leg-shing), Tibet, around 1200 AD. Painted and gilded wood, 36 x 14 cm. Photo courtesy Astamangala. Astamangala, established in 1979, is the only gallery in the Netherlands specializing in ancient art and ethnographical objects from the Himalayan region. The gallery is situated in the world-famous Spiegelkwartier, the Amsterdam centre of art and antiques. The main focus is on art from the Tibetan Buddhist world, with a large collection of thangkas, sculptures in wood, bronze and copper repoussé, ritual objects,... [Lire la suite]
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29 décembre 2013

Portrait of Dondrup Sangpo, Abbott of Drepung Monastery. Tibet, 16th century

Portrait of Dondrup Sangpo, Abbott of Drepung Monastery. Tibet, 16th century. Photo courtesy Buddhist Art. Bronze, silver inlay. 8.3 inches (21 cm). Buddhist Art. 'From Angkor Wat to the Himalaya'. Arader Galleries, 29 East 72nd Street, New York 10021. T/M +49 173 656 1260 - buddhist.art@hotmail.com - www.buddhist-art.info. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014
25 décembre 2013

Cakrasamvara. Tibet

Cakrasamvara. Tibet. Photo courtesy Kapoor Galleries Inc. Mineral pigments and gold on cloth. 25.2 x 33.9 inches (64 x 86 cm). Kapoor Galleries Inc. 'Wrathful Compassion'. 1015 Madison Avenue, New York 10075. T (212) 794 2300 - info@kapoorgalleries.com - www.kapoorgalleries.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014
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