10 novembre 2020

A rare Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of the seated Buddha, 14th-15th century

Lot 107. A rare Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of the seated Buddha, 14th-15th century; 11 in. (27.5cm ) high. Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000. Price realised GBP 52,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The figure is powerfully cast, seated in dhyanasana with his right hand lowered in bhumisparsamudra and his left hand resting on his lap. The diaphanous saghati is gathered in folds over the left shoulder and ankles. His face bears a benevolent expression below a clearly... [Lire la suite]
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04 juin 2020

A Tibetan gilt bronze Shakyamuni Buddha, 15th century

Lot 63. A Tibetan gilt bronze Shakyamuni Buddha, 15th century; 13cm high. Sold for £3,700. © 2020 Sworders. wearing a long robe with scroll border, seated cross-legged on a double lotus pedestal, his hands resting in his lap holding a bowl. Provenance: Bonhams, London, Knightsbridge, 14 and 15 May 2018, lot 682. Sworders. Asian Art - Live Online, 28 may 2020
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04 juin 2020

A Tibetan bronze Shakyamuni Buddha, 13th-14th century

Lot 61. A Tibetan bronze Shakyamuni Buddha, 13th-14th century; 11cm high. Sold for £5,200. © 2020 Sworders. wearing a long robe with a beaded border, seated cross-legged on a double lotus pedestal, his hands in Bhumiparsha mudra, the back engraved with a mantra. Provenance: Christie’s, South Kensington, Spink collection, 19-20 June 1998, lot 206. Sworders. Asian Art - Live Online, 28 may 2020
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05 septembre 2019

Doyle to Auction Asian Works of Art on September 9

Lot 31. Chinese Gilt-Bronze Figure of Vajrabhairava and Vajra Vetali, Qianlong Six-Character Mark on Base. Height 7 1/2 inches. Estimate $20,000-30,000. Unsold. © Doyle  NEW YORK, NY -- Scheduled during the week of Asian sales in New York, Doyle’s Asian Works of Art auction on Monday, September 9 at 10am presents the arts of China, Japan and Southeast Asia dating from the Neolithic Period through the 20th century. Showcased will be bronzes, jades, snuff bottles, porcelains, pottery, scholar’s... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2018

Tibetan Gilt-Bronze Tara, Qing Dynasty

Lot 121. Tibetan Gilt-Bronze Tara, Qing Dynasty. Height 6 3/4 inches. Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000. Sold for $12,500. Courtesy Doyle. Seated in dhaynasana on a double lotus base, the hands held in a healing pose, clad in a long dhoti and scarf about the shoulders, the chest adorned with necklaces, the face framed by elongated earlobes and floret earrings all beneath a foliate crown before the hair pulled into a high chignon, traces of red and blue polychrome. Overall gilt wear, central tip and tip... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2018

Heritage Auctions returns to 'Asia Week' in New York with Fine & Decorative Asian Art Auction

Lot 78336. A Rare and Important Tibetan Thangka Depicting Two Sakya Lineage Holders, Central Tibet, 13th-14th century. Distemper/mineral pigment on cloth. Framed dimensions 42 x 35-3/4 inches. Estimate: $200,000 - $250,000. Unsold. NEW YORK, NY.- A Rare and Important Tibetan Thangka Depicting Two Sakya Lineage Holders, Central Tibet, 13th-14th century is expected to claim top-lot honors in Heritage Auctions’ Fine & Decorative Asian Art Auction Sept. 11 in New York. The projected top lot is one of... [Lire la suite]

26 septembre 2017

An important documentary Tibetan gilt-inscribed jade river pebble ‘kapala’ box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 3006. An important documentary Tibetan gilt-inscribed jade river pebble ‘kapala’ box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795), bestowed to the 8th Dalai Lama, ca. 1783; 14.6 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of irregular pebble form, skilfully worked and hollowed into a box and cover, the exterior preserving the original pebble-form and attractive russet skin with dark brown and black speckles, the interior of the box intricately... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2017

Heritage's Asian Art Auction soars past $3.3 million during Asia Week New York

NEW YORK, NY.- Aggressive bidding among shrewd collectors pushed numerous lots well past their pre-auction estimates in Heritage Auctions’ Asian Art Auction in New York, ultimately driving the total realized to nearly $3.3 million.  “We made a big impression during Asia Week New York and these results show it,” said Richard Cervantes, Director, Asian Art. “Our clients are extremely happy with the scholarship and marketing we put behind their precious objects.” The top lot was a Tibetan Thangka Depicting Two... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2017

Qing Dynasty treasures expected to be among most coveted lots at Heritage Auctions' Asian Art Auction

DALLAS, TX.- A Large and Extremely Rare Chinese Imperial Cloisonné and Gilt Bronze Censer and Cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th century (est. $200,000-400,000) is expected to be the top lot in Heritage Auctions’ Asian Art Auction Sept. 12 in New York. Large cloisonné and bronze censers often are associated with the vast temples and chambers of Beijing’s Forbidden City, at times used for burning various forms of incense or as heat-generating braziers. This example comes from the collection of Henry C. Gibson (1830-91), a... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2017

Exhibition focuses on that silent yet powerful act of transmission of Buddhist philosophy

MELBOURNE.- From the tranquil smile of an enlightened icon to the widely recognisable laughing Buddha, nine iterations and cultural interpretations of Buddha from throughout Asia are being presented in Buddha’s Smile, on view in the Asian Art temporary exhibitions gallery at NGV International. The exhibition focuses on that silent yet powerful act of transmission of Buddhist philosophy.  Spanning more than 1000 years, the exhibition presents Buddhist principles and Zen philosophy in a fresh context through a display of... [Lire la suite]