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]
21 février 2017

A large gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Tibet, 14th-15th Century

Lot 213. A large gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Tibet, 14th-15th Century. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13392.Height: 12 ¼ in. (31.5 cm) Provenance: Nikolaus Sonne Fine Arts, Berlin, 2 February 2002. Note: This very fine and large-scale sculpture of Buddha Shakyamuni is a testament to the powerful legacy of the Newari aesthetic imported into Tibet from the Kathmandu Valley in the medieval period.  Displaying tremendous power and... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2017

A large and rare bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni inlaid with silver and copper, Tibet, 13th Century

Lot 212. A large and rare bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni inlaid with silver and copper, Tibet, 13th century. Estimate 300,000-500,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13391.Height: 16  1/4  in. (41.3 cm) Provenance: Acquired in India, 1969.Collection of the late Mrs. Annalies Sutter, Switzerland.  Literature: U. von Schroeder, Indo-Tibetan Bronzes, Hong Kong, 1981, p. 185, pl. 36E. Note: This sculpture represents the early phase of Tibetan Buddhist... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2017

A rare silver portrait of the sixth Shamarpa, Chökyi Wangchuk, Tibet, early 17th Century

Lot 221. A rare silver portrait of the sixth Shamarpa, Chökyi Wangchuk, Tibet, early 17th Century. Estimate 400,000-600,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Himalayan Art Resources item no. 13426.Height: 4  7/8  in. (12.5 cm) Provenance: Bukowskis Stockholm, 13-16 December 1988. Literature: K. Debreczeny, The Black Hat Eccentric: Artistic Visions of the Tenth Karmapa, New York, 2012, pp. 66-67, fig. 2.1.  H. Uebach and J. L. Panglung, "A Silver Portrait of the 6th Źwa-dmar Karma-pa... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2017

Exhibition of Buddhist art from the Newark Museum organized exclusively for Nashville's Frist Center

Attributed to Gyeju (flourished ca. 1680s). Seated Buddha, Korea, 17th century, Joseon Period (1392–1912). Wood, lacquer, gold, and rock crystal. Newark Museum, Purchase 2013 Mr. and Mrs. William V. Griffin Fund, 2013.26. NASHVILLE, TENN.- This winter and spring, visitors to the Frist Center will enjoy opportunities to examine the art of Buddhism in unusual depth. Organized by the Newark Museum exclusively for the Frist Center, Secrets of Buddhist Art: Tibet, Japan, and Korea explores one of the great faiths of the... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2017

Padmasambhava, Tibet, 1400s

Padmasambhava, Tibet, 1400s. Bronze with silver, copper and turquoise inlay, height: 8.625 in, 21.91 cm; width: 5.25 in, 13.33 cm; diameter: 4 in, 10.16 cm. Gift of Mrs. Florence J. Ruest in memory of her son, Mr. Ralph W. Jacobs, 1980.57 © Denver Art Museum Padmasambhava means “lotus-born” and refers to the legend that he was found on a lotus in a lake in Northwest India. He is greatly revered in Tibet as a founder of the Nyingma (Red Hat) order of Buddhism and the country’s first monastery, Samye. He sits here in his... [Lire la suite]
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02 janvier 2017

Lord of the Faith-Guarding Deities (Mahakala), Tibet, 1700s

Lord of the Faith-Guarding Deities (Mahakala), Tibet, 1700s. Brass, height: 14 in, 35.56 cm; width: 4.875 in, 12.38 cm; depth: 12.25 in, 31.11 cm. Walter C. Mead Collection, 1933.14 © Denver Art Museum Mahakala, the Great Black One, is the most popular of the protectors of Tibetan Buddhism, and is often found at the inner entrance of a temple or at his own special shrine.  Here he appears in his six-armed manifestation, clothed in an elephant hide and a tiger pelt, trampling the prone elephant-headed figure of Ganesha. ... [Lire la suite]