21 août 2021

Top Five of Buddhist Art Online including a Private Hong Kong Collection of Gandharan Sculpture at Bonhams,2021

Lot 16. A schist head of a bodhisattva, Ancient region of Gandhara, 3rd-4th century; 25 cm (9 7/8 in.) high. Sold for HK$502,500. © Bonhams 2001-2021 The sculpture portrays a noble Buddhist bodhisattva with an air of quiet authority. His heavy-lidded eyes, aquiline nose, high cheekbones, and strong chin are finished with a fine polish. His broad, crisp moustache draws our gaze to the leonine earrings on either side. His wavy locks arranged into a tall bun like a blazing fire, secured by two beaded circlets. The larger... [Lire la suite]

05 novembre 2019

Exceptional Dineley Collection of Buddhist Art offered at Bonhams

  Photo: Bonhams.  LONDON.- This November, Bonhams will present the exceptional Mark and Peter Dineley Collections of Chinese, Tibetan and Nepalese Buddhist Art. Fresh to the market, the works are to be offered across a series of sales in London Knightsbridge, London New Bond Street, and Hong Kong. This remarkable and diverse collection comprises more than 40 gilt-bronze Buddhist figures and ritual and ceremonial objects, spanning from the 16th to the 19th century. The highlight is an exceptional 17th... [Lire la suite]
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]
05 juin 2019

Trois superbes Mandalas du Tibet Oriental-Chine, c. 18° siècle chez Cornette de Saint Cyr

L'un des trois mandalas in situ dans l'appartement de Josette et Théo Schulmann. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr.  Lot 40. Mandala d'Avalokiteshvara (Avalokitevara), Tibet Oriental-Chine, c. 18° siècle. Détrempe sur toile, 143 x 103 cm. Estimation: €12,000 - €18,000. Adjugé 10 400 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. L'aspect ekadashamukha (à onze têtes et quatre paires de bras) du bodhisattva de la compassion occupe le centre de la composition, debout au caeur d'un lotus épanoui sur les pétales... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2018

A fine gilt-bronze figure of Vajrabhairava and Vajravetali, Qing Dynasty, 18th century

Lot 13. A fine gilt-bronze figure of Vajrabhairava and Vajravetali, Qing Dynasty, 18th century; 23cm (9in) high. Estimate 1,000,000-1,500,000 HKD. Sold for HK$ 1,250,000 (€ 136,830) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2018 The yidam and consort striding in alidhasana trampling a menagerie of animals including geese and bulls raised on prone figures of deities on a separate beaded lotus throne, the central ferocious buffalo face surrounded by six human faces and two above, the primary hands wrapped... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2018

Asian Art Museum asks life's biggest questions in 'Divine Bodies'

The Buddhist deity Guhyasamaja (detail), approx. 1400–1500. China; Beijing, Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Bronze with gilding. Asian Art Museum, The Avery Brundage Collection, B64B23. Photograph © Asian Art Museum. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The human form in art has always helped shape how we answer life’s biggest questions: Where do we come from? Why are we here? Who are we? What happens when we die? In response, from March 9 through July 29, 2018, the Asian Art Museum presents Divine Bodies, bringing together nearly 70... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2018

Christie's announces a series of auctions, viewings, and events during Asia Week New York

  NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Asian Art Week, a series of auctions, viewings, and events, from March 16-23. This season presents six distinct live auctions featuring approximately 650 lots spanning all epochs and categories of Asian Art from archaic bronzes through contemporary Indian painting. In addition to the dedicated category sales, this season includes two stand-alone auctions, The Classic Age of Chinese Ceramics - The Linyushanren Collection, Part III, the third auction of a sale series of superb... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2017

Statue de Vajrabhairava en bronze, Tibet, XVIIIème-XIXème siècle

Lot 34. Statue de Vajrabhairava en bronze, Tibet, XVIIIème-XIXème siècle. Estimate EUR 8,000 - EUR 12,000 (USD 8,970 - USD 13,455). Price realised EUR 278,500 (USD 310,992). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Il est représenté en pratyalidhasana sur des divinités placées sur une base lotiforme. Ses mains principales, tiennent lekarttrika et le kapala et enlacent sa parèdre. Son visage principal est celui d'un taureau. Ses visages sont dorés à froid et rehaussés de détails peints ;... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2016

New world record for Tibetan sculpture at Bonhams Images of Devotion Sale in Hong Kong

Lot 108. A monumental brass alloy figure of Canda Vajrapani, Tibet, 13th century. Estimate HKD 22,000,000 ~ 28,000,000. Sold for HK$ 49,260,000 (€5,971,705), a new world record price for a Tibetan sculpture. Photo: Bonhams. HONG KONG.- An imposing brass Figure of Canda Vajrapani from the collection of Ulrich von Schroeder set a new world record price for a Tibetan sculpture at auction when it sold for HK$ 49,260,000 (US$ 6,351,479) at Bonhams Images of Devotion Sale in Hong Kong on 29 November.... [Lire la suite]