16 mai 2019

Two very rare gilt-copper alloy figures from a set of eight Asvapati, the equestrian retinue of Vaishravana, Tibet, 15th century

Lot 105. Two very rare gilt-copper alloy figures from a set of eight Asvapati, the equestrian retinue of Vaishravana, Tibet, 15th century. the taller 20.4 cm, 8 in. Estimate 50,000 — 250,000 GBP. Lot sold 250,000 GBP (323,025 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. one equestrian deity, possibly Manibhadra or Jambhala, holding a flaming jewel in his raised right hand, and a mongoose in the left spitting gems and auspicious emblems, wearing regal belted robes, boots and crown, and seated astride a caparisoned... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2016

Vaishravana, Art Sino-Tibétain, ca 18° siècle

Lot 33. Vaishravana, Art Sino-Tibétain, ca 18° siècle. Estimation : 10 000 € / 15 000 €. Photo Cornette de Saint-Cyr Bronze doré.H. 20 cm (22 avec étendard)  Le gardien du nord et chef des lokapala, associé à la fortune et la prospérité est figuré suivant son iconographie classique, reposant sur le dos d’un lion rugissant couché reposant lui même sur un socle lotiforme. Il est vêtu d’une armure en côtes de maille, coiffé d’une couronne à cinq pointes et brandit un parasol (chhatra) de la main droite tout en... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2016

An important and exceptionally fine painting of Vaishravana, Tibet, 18th century

Lot 105. An important and exceptionally fine painting of Vaishravana, Tibet, 18th century. Estimate $550,000 – $750,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Finely detailed with the radiant deity seated atop a lion, holding a banner in his right hand and a jewel-spewing mongoose in his left, adorned in lavish garments, billowing ribbons and gold jewels, his wide-open eyes and semi-wrathful expression topped with an elaborate crown and backed by a radiant aurole, surrounded by his retinue of eight horsemen with wrathful Vajrapani... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2013

Dr. Robert R. Bigler at Asia Week in New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014

A gilt bronze image of a bodhisattva. Tibeto-Chinese, Ming Dynasty, 15th Century. Height: 5.25 inches (13.3 cm).. Photo courtesy Dr. Robert R. Bigler Phurbu. China/Yunnan, Dali Kingdom, circa 12th Century. Copper alloy with remains of lacquer gilding. Length: 7.5 inches (19.1 cm). Photo courtesy Dr. Robert R. Bigler   Vaishravana (Duowentian). Tibeto-Chinese, Yuan, circa 14th Century. Copper alloy. Height: 10.2 inches (26 cm).. Photo courtesy Dr. Robert R. Bigler Dr. Robert R.... [Lire la suite]