21 mars 2017

A gilt copper alloy figure of the second Dalai Lama, Gendun Gyatso Pelzangpo, Tibet, late 16th-17th century

Lot 3290. A gilt copper alloy figure of the second Dalai Lama, Gendun Gyatso Pelzangpo, Tibet, late 16th-17th century. Estimate USD 100,000 ~ 150,000. Sold for US$ 199,500 (€184,688). Photo: Bonhams. Inscription (on book held in hand) translated: 'Here lie the Father and Son teachings of the Kadam'. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm) highHimalayan Art Resources item no.2280 Note: There can be no mistaking his likeness to the stout, broad featured, smiling figure within the Museum Rietberg, identified by inscription as the... [Lire la suite]

21 mars 2017

A gilt copper alloy figure of Vanaratna, Tibet, circa 1468

Lot 3268. A gilt copper alloy figure of Vanaratna, Tibet, circa 1468. Estimate USD 120,000 ~ 160,000. Sold for US$ 295,500 (€273,560). century. Photo: Bonhams. Inscription translated, 'One is freed of all prejudice if reality dawns, and so the master known to be free of prejudice should be resorted to with devotion. As a memorial to the mahapandita and a meditation object for Lochen, this was commissioned by the great attendant Dripa Gelong and made by the artist Rokpa Tsapa Namka... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2017

A gilt copper alloy figure of the Fifth Karmapa, Deshin Shekpa, Tibet, 15th-16th century

Lot 3243. A gilt copper alloy figure of the Fifth Karmapa, Deshin Shekpa, Tibet, 15th-16th century. Estimate USD 150,000 ~ 200,000. Sold for US$ 343,500 (€317,996). Photo: Bonhams. Inscription translated, 'I prostrate at the feet of Lord Deshin Shekpa'. 7 1/8 in. (18 cm) highHimalayan Art Resources item no.2265 Note: The 14th century witnessed the fall of the Yuan (1271-1368) and the rise of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Seeing the spiritual and political merits of forming alliances with... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2017

A gilt copper alloy figure of Jigten Sumgon Rinchen Pel, Tibet, 13th century

Lot 3236. A gilt copper alloy figure of Jigten Sumgon Rinchen Pel, Tibet, 13th century. Estimate USD 250,000 ~ 350,000. Sold for US$ 463,500 (€429,087). Photo: Bonhams. 9 1/8 in. (23.3 cm) high Himalayan Art Resources item no.2270  Note: The casting is flawless. Simple, yet elegant and powerful, a young man, with his head held high, surveys his immediate environs. He was given the name Jigten Sumgon Rinchen Pel (1143-1217), 'Precious One, The Protector of the Three Worlds', and his Drigung... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2017

A group of six Sakya Lamdre Lineage Masters, Tibet, circa 15th century

Lot 3262. A group of six Sakya Lamdre Lineage Masters, Tibet, circa 15th century. Estimate USD 200,000 ~ 300,000. Sold for US$ 727,500 (€673,486). Photo: Bonhams. Each sealed with gilded baseplates and inscribed with identifying monikers; comprised, from left to right, Sachen Kunga Nyingpo, Shangton Chobar, Seton Kunrig, Dragpugpa Sonampel, Pelden Tsultrim, and Buddhashri. 5 1/4 in. (13.5 cm) high, the largestHimalayan Art Resources item nos.2120-5 Note: Purchased on different occasions, the... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2017

Runjeet Singh at Asia Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Bejeweled Dagger, India-Turkey, 17th-18th century. Overall 445mm. Blade 320mm © Runjeet Singh Tibetan Four-Mirror Armour, Tibet, 19th century. Steel, Gilt copper, leather. Front plate 7.5 in diameter © Runjeet Singh Votive Steel and Gold Trident, Tibet, 18th-19th Century. Steel with applied gold and a contemporary red blood wooden shaft. Length: 17 inches (430 mm) © Runjeet Singh Iron Cuirass body-armor, Hyderabad, Deccan, India, 16th-17th Century. Height... [Lire la suite]

25 février 2017

Navin Kumar Gallery at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Vajradhara with Consort, Mindroling Monastery, Tibet, 1676–1705. © Navin Kumar Gallery Ratnasambhava, Tibet, 16th century. Distemper on Cloth. 54 x 39.5 in (137 x 100 cm). © Navin Kumar Gallery Illustration to a dispersed Ramayana series, Kangra, Punjab Hills, India, 1775-1780. Opaque watercolor on paper. 8 x 12 in (20.4 x 30.5 cm). © Navin Kumar Gallery Shakyamuni Buddha, Tibet, 12-13th century. Gilt Bronze. 12 inches (30.5 cm). © Navin Kumar... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2017

Carlo Cristi at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Silk samite with eagles holding grape in its beak. Silk, Central Asia, 7th-8th c., 52 3/4 x 53 1/2 in (134 x 13 cm) © Carlo Cristi Prajnaparamita, Tibet, 12th century. Paper, pigments, ink. 2 3/4 x 3 1/2 in (7x9 cm) © Carlo Cristi  Mahasiddha, Tibet, 16th-17th century. Loess, straw, pigments. Height: 12 in (30 cm). © Carlo Cristi  Vajrapani, Nepal, 7th-8th century. Copper, traces of gilt. Height: 4 3/4 in (12 cm). © Carlo Cristi Carlo Cristi... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2017

Buddhist Art at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Black Stone Stele of Lokesvara, India, Pala period, 11th century, 70 cm high © Buddhist Art Luohan. China, Yuan Dynasty (13th–14th century). Wood. H: 48 cm. © Buddhist Art Buddha, Burma, Ava Period, 17th century. Marble. Height: 57 cm. © Buddhist Art Amoghasiddhi, Tibet, 14th century. Bronze with copper and silver inlay. 23 cm. © Buddhist Art Buddhist Art (Berlin, Germany), Serene Deities, 9-18 march 2017 at at Arader... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2017

Walter Arader Himalayan Art at Asian Week NewYork, 9-18 march 2017

Padmapani. Tibet, 16th century. Gilt copper alloy. Height: 10.25 in (20 cm). © Walter Arader Tseringma. China, Beijing, Kangxi (1661-1722). Gilt Lacquered Wood. 75 cm (29.75 in). © Walter Arader Phagpa Lokeshvara. Tibet, 16th-17th century. Gilt Wood. 43.7 cm (17.25 in). © Walter Arader Walter Arader Himalayan Art (New York, NY), New Acquisitions, 9-18 march 2017 at 1016 Madison Avenue, New York 10075 - M (484) 919... [Lire la suite]