02 septembre 2013

First selling exhibition of Buddhist art at Sotheby's in more than a decade announced

A Grey Schist Standing Bodhisattva, Ancient region of Gandhara, Kushan period, circa 3rd-4th century. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Coinciding with the auctions and events of Asia Week in September, Sotheby’s will present a selling exhibition, Footsteps of the Buddha: Masterworks from Across the Buddhist World, the first of its kind in more than a decade at Sotheby’s. Offering an extraordinary opportunity for collectors and connoisseurs, the selling exhibition traces the historical development and transformation of Buddhist art... [Lire la suite]

30 juillet 2013

Gilt Copper Alloy Buddha Vajrasana. Tibet, 15th Century

Gilt Copper Alloy Buddha Vajrasana. Tibet, 15th Century. Height: 8 inches (21.5 cm). Photo courtesy Xanadu Gallery Xanadu Gallery. 140 Maiden Lane, San Francisco, CA 94108. T (415) 392 9999 - mvargas@xanadugallery.us - www.xanadugallery.us
06 juillet 2013

Asian Art, Continental & American Fine and Decorative Arts to Keep Bidding Hot at Garth's This Summer

China, Qianlong period ( 1736 -1795), cloisonne. Rare gilt and cloisonne double peach form censer with twelve gilt bats and seven small gilt peaches. "Qian Long Nian Zhi" on base. 8.5"h. Estimate $ 15,000-25,000. (Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers). DELAWARE , Ohio. One of the largest assemblages of high impact items in Garth’s history will go into the record books on July 26 and 27,  when more than 1,000 lots come up for auction in Delaware, Ohio.  “It really could have been two auctions,” comments... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2013

Wovensouls online June 30 auction features private collection of rare antique Tibetan textiles & jewelry

This fine Perak headdress from the Zanskaar valley has large old turquoise stones, lambskin ears, silver embellishments, lapis accents, a central ghau meant for the protection of the wearer and two side panels adorned with the most highly valued gem locally i.e. coral. Photo: Courtesy of Wovensouls. SINGAPORE.- On June 30, Artfact.com will host the online-only auction of the private collection of Jaina Mishra an award-winning photographer, cultural writer and cultural speaker. An MBA by training, Mishra has spent the past 10... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2013

Asian art auctions at Koller Zurich to offer a number of top quality Buddhist figures

Figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Tibet, 13th-14th century. Bronze. H 45 cm. CHF 400 000 / 600 000. Photo Koller Auctions ZURICH.- On 7 and 8 May Koller will offer at auction a number of top quality Buddhist figures from long-standing private collections and numerous works of art from Japan, India, South East Asia and the Islamic regions. The top lot is a large Tibetan figure of Buddha Shakyamuni with an estimated value of CHF 400 000 / 600 000.  The Asian Art auction at Koller in November 2012 attracted numerous... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2013

Christie's New York presents the Sale of Indian and Southeast Asian Art in March

NEW YORK, NY.- On March 19, Christie’s saleroom will be devoted to the classical works of Indian and Southeast Asian Art. Christie’s will offer an extensive selection of over 200 lots of sculpture, paintings, ritual objects, and works of art from India, Tibet, Nepal and Southeast Asia. Highlights include a Tibetan gilt bronze figure of a bodhisattva (pictured above), a Gandharan bronze figure of Buddha from the 6th/7th century, and a South Indian Chola bronze figure of Vinadhara Dakshinamurti.  The Tibetan gilt bronze figure... [Lire la suite]

07 septembre 2012

Sculpture sino-tibétaine de Prajnaparamita. Tibet, Dynastie Ming, XIVe-XVe siècle

Sculpture sino-tibétaine de Prajnaparamita. Tibet, Dynastie Ming, XIVe-XVe siècle. Photo courtesy Iegor La déesse à quatre bras représentée assise sur une base à double-rangée de lotus, coiffée d'une tiare, les deux mains antérieures jointes, les mains postérieures esquissant des mudra; traces de polychromie sur la tiare. H: 12.5cm - 5''. Estimation sur demande IEGOR. ARTS D'ASIE. LUNDI 10 SEPTEMBRE 2012. http://www.iegor.net
27 août 2012

Portrait du Lama Tsong Khapa. Tibet, XVIIIe siècle

Portrait du Lama Tsong Khapa. Tibet, XVIIIe siècle. Photo Kohn Cuivre et bronze gravé et doré; H. 27 cm, L. 19 cm, P. 13,5 cm - Estimation : 10 000 / 15 000 €Cette statue en bronze doré et cuivre orné de motifs incisés de style sino-tibétain représente de manière idéalisée un des principaux philosophes contemplatifs du Tibet, le Lama Tsong Khapa (1357-1419), connu aussi sous le nom de Je Rinpoce, «Le Seigneur Précieux».Il a contribué de manière importante à réformer le bouddhisme lamaïque tibétain... [Lire la suite]
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09 juillet 2012

Gilding official seal of Tibet Qing dynasty

Gilding official seal of Tibet. Qing dynasty (1644-1911). ©Guardian 2012 Length of a side 100×102mm, Height 170mm. Estimate: RMB 350,000-500,000 - Price Realized: RMB 598,000 China Guardian Auctions Co.,Ltd.. 2012 Spring Stamps and Covers, Coins, Banknotes and Bronze Mirrors Auction http://english.cguardian.com
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07 septembre 2011

A gilt copper alloy repoussé ritual conch trumpet. Tibet, circa 18th century

A gilt copper alloy repoussé ritual conch trumpet. Tibet, circa 18th century. Photo Bonhams Conch shell with gilt and stones; the gilt copper alloy apron extending from the lip natural shell is worked with the eight auspicious symbols, scrolling floral and mountain forms. 8 in. (20.3 cm.) - Estimate: US$5,000 - 8,000 Provenance: Aquired form Dragon House, San Francisco, 2005 Bonhams. The Sartin Collection of Asian Art, 13 Sep 2011, New York www.bonhams.com
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