07 septembre 2023

McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College presents 'Gateway to Himalayan Art'

"Mandala of Chakrasamvara"; Tibet; 14th–15th century; pigments on cloth. Rubin Museum of Art, gift of Shelley and Donald Rubin; C2006.66.138 (HAR 97). CHESTNUT HILL, MA.- The McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College presents Gateway to Himalayan Art, a traveling exhibition organized by the Rubin Museum of Art that introduces the main forms, concepts, meanings, and traditions of Himalayan art and cultures. The exhibition features 101 objects from the Rubin Museum’s collection as well as multimedia elements—audio,... [Lire la suite]

26 février 2021

Bonhams announces New York Asia Week sale highlights for March 2021

© Bonhams 2001-2021  NEW YORK, NY.- An incredibly rare and museum-quality 11th century brass figure of Vajravarahi from Northeastern India, dating from the Pala Period; an important 10th century lacquered wood sculpture of Amida Buddha; and a wonderful grouping of Ming and Qing lacquer wares from the Collection of Robert W. Moore are among the highlights of Bonhams New York Asia Week sales announced today. This March, Bonhams New York will present a plethora of fine and rare works from a range of art historical... [Lire la suite]
13 juin 2018

A bronze figure of Vajravarahi, Tibet, 15th century

Lot 222. A bronze figure of Vajravarahi, Tibet, 15th century. Hauteur: 41 cm. (16 1/8 in.). Estimate EUR 100,000 - EUR 150,000. Price realised EUR 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Elle est représentée dansant sur un pied. Sa main droite tient le karttrika, sa main gauche le kapala. Elle est nue, portant seulement une jupe faite de perles autour de la taille. Elle est parée d'un mala de têtes coupées et de colliers divers. L'expression de son visage est féroce, sa... [Lire la suite]
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03 mars 2018

Buddhist Art at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

Statue of Vajravarahi, Tibet, 16th-17th century. Zitan Wood, 30 cm high. © Buddhist Art Buddha Shakyamuni, Tibet, 15th century. Bronze, 18 cm. © Buddhist Art Vasudhara, Nepal. Inscribed and dated 1633. Bronze, gilding. © Buddhist Art Head of Buddha. Khmer, Angkor Borei, 7th century. Sandstone, 20 cm. © Buddhist Art Buddhist Art. Exhibiting at Arader Galleries, 29 East 72nd Street, New York 10021. M +852 536 54644... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2017

'The Immutable One'. Engraved and gilded sculpture leads Bonhams images of devotion sale

Lot 22. A gilt copper alloy figure of Akshobhya, Tibet, 15th century. Estimate HK$ 15,000,000 - 25,000,000 (€1,600,000 - 2,700,000). Sold for HK$ 18,060,000 (€ 1,994,962). Photo: Bonhams. HONG KONG.- A Tibetan bronze featuring an exquisite robe adorned with both inset stones and incised patterns is the top lot at Bonhams Images of Devotion sale on Tuesday 3 October at Bonhams Hong Kong, Admiralty. Carrying an estimate of HK$15,000,000-25,000,000, this exceptionally rare sculpture is the only known of its... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2016

Vajravarahi, Tibet, ca 16-17°siècle

Lot 39, Vajravarahi, Tibet, ca 16-17°siècle. Estimation : 2 000 € / 3 000 €. Photo Cornette de Saint Cyr. Bronze doré. H. 18 cm Debout dans une attitude de danse, la dâkinî à tête de laie sortant de sa coiffure brandit le kapâla et le kartrika. Sa coiffure est marquée de têtes de morts et elle arbore un long collier de têtes tranchées. Anciens accidents et manques visibles. Provenance : Acquis par son actuel propriétaire sur le marché français en 2001 CORNETTE DE SAINT CYR PARIS, Arts d’Asie – Art... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2016

A painting of Chakrasamvara and Vajravarahi, Nepal, dated 1513

Lot 114. A painting of Chakrasamvara and Vajravarahi, Nepal, dated 1513. Estimate $200,000 – $300,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The blue-skinned Chakrasamvara with four faces striding in alidhasana over two prone figures on a lotus base backed by a flaming mandala, his principal arms holding a vajra and bell and wrapped around Vajravarahi, with various implements in his ten radiating arms and wearing a tiger skin and several garlands, she holding a curved knife aloft and wearing a bone apron,... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2015

Dr. Robert R. Bigler, 'Before Yongle: Chinese and Tibeto-Chinese Buddhist Sculpture of the 13th and 14th Centuries' at Asia Week

Vajravarahi. Tibeto-Chinese, Yuan, 14th century. Gilt copper alloy. Height: 6 3/16 inches (15.7 cm). Dr. Robert R. Bigler at Asia Week New York 2015  Textile fragment, silk and gold thread lampas weave. Tibeto-Chinese, Yuan, late 13th century. 28.35 x 16.54 inches (72 x 42 cm). Dr. Robert R. Bigler at Asia Week New York 2015 Buddha Shakyamuni. Nepalo-Chinese, Yuan, late 13th-early 14th century. Gilt copper alloy. Height: 6.89 inches (17.5 cm). Dr. Robert R. Bigler at Asia Week New... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2014

Renaud Montméat: Arts of India, China, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia @ Art in Brussels. 4 to 8 June 2014

Chakrasamvara and Vajravarahi, Pigments on cloth, Tibet, 13th century, 42,5 x 38 cm. Photo courtesy Renaud Montméat. Simhavaktra. Polychrome black stone, Tibet, 14th century. Height: 17,3 cm. Photo courtesy Renaud Montméat. Working in the Asian art field since 1999, Renaud Montméat opened a gallery in the center of Paris in 2004 and is currently dealing privately.Dedicated to arts of India, China, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia. Participating in international fairs the gallery has been working with major museums, institutions... [Lire la suite]