09 juin 2020

A bronze figure of Budai, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 3201. A bronze figure of Budai, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 14 ½ in. (36.8 cm.) high. Estimate $30,000 - $ 50,000. Price realised $62,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015. The smiling, corpulent figure is seated in rajalalilasana on a double-lotus base holding a sack in his left hand and prayer beads in his right. He is dressed in flowing robes with the left shoulder exposed, and wears an openwork crown. Provenance: Warren Imports, Laguna Beach, California, 1993. ... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2020

A rare bronze figure of Akshobhya, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 3200. A rare bronze figure of Akshobhya, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 14 in. (35.6 cm.) high. Estimate $12,000 - $ 18,000. Price realised $23,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015. The Buddha is seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base with his hands held in bhumisparsha mudra. He is dressed in voluminous robes and wears a foliate tiara. The face is serene with downcast expression. Provenance: Warren Imports, Laguna Beach, California, 1993. Note: Bhumisparsha... [Lire la suite]
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04 mai 2020

A bronze figure of Mahakala, Sino-Tibetan, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 155. A bronze figure of Mahakala, Sino-Tibetan, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); 26cm high. Estimate HK$60,000 - 80,000. Sold for HK$ 112,500 (€ 13,345). Photo: Bonhams. Heavily cast standing on a lotus base, the deity depicted with a fierce expression, wearing a foliate crown and a tiger skin dhoti around the hips, his hands holding a flaying knife and skull cup. Note: Originally a Hindu deity, Mahakala was adopted into the Buddhist pantheon as a terrifying God of Retribution. Invoked to inspire awe for... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2020

A large bronze figure of Buddha, Late Ming Dynasty

Lot 195. A large bronze figure of Buddha, Late Ming Dynasty; 40.2cm., 15 7/8 in. Estimate GBP 4,000 — 6,000. Lot sold 8,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. cast seated in dhyanasana, the left hand rested on the legs in dhyanamudra while the right arm extended in bhumisparsa, wearing a dhoti gathered at the waist and opened at the chest revealing the bare chest, the face with a benevolent expression and flanked by long ears, the hair gathered into... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2020

A bronze figure of a Daoist Immortal, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 155. A bronze figure of a Daoist Immortal, Late Ming dynasty; 11 1/4 in. (28.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 70,000. Price realised HKD 62,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The standing figure is sturdily cast with a protruberant forehead and facial features giving a smiling expression. It is dressed in a loose flowing robe exposing its chest with emaciated ribs. Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, Hong Kong, 6 April 2015
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18 avril 2020

A bronze figure of Sarasvati, Qing Dynasty, Pala Revival Style, 17th-18th century

Lot 3110. A bronze figure of Sarasvati, Qing Dynasty, Pala Revival Style, 17th-18th century; 8 1/8 in. (20.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 275,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The figure is seated with her ankles crossed on a lotus base over a low throne supported by lions and a kinnari, and her hands are held before her torso as if to play the vina, the Indian lute. She is dressed in an ankle-length, striated dhoti and... [Lire la suite]

10 avril 2020

A bronze figure of Buddha, 16th-17th century

Lot 104. A bronze figure of Buddha, 16th-17th century; 30.4cm (12in) high. Estimate £ 2,000-3,000. Sold for £ 3,500 (€ 3,997). Photo Bonhams. Heavily cast seated cross-legged in dhyanasana on a blossoming lotus pedestal, the Buddha with downcast eyes forming a benevolent face and pendulous ears beneath a prominent ushnisha, simply attired with a flowing robe bordered by floral hems loosely revealing the chest, the right hand casually rested on the lap with the other slightly raised in bhumisparsa... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2020

A bronze figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3058. A bronze figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 28 cm., 11 in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot Sold 560,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. seated with her hands crossing on her raised right knee, wearing loose embroidered robes falling in thick folds open at the chest revealing a beaded necklace, the face with a serene expression framed with an elaborate coiffure covered by a long veil, a two-character mark Shi Sou inscribed to the back, carved wood stand. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2020

A bronze figure of a Daoist immortal, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 1546. A bronze figure of a Daoist immortal, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 22 in. (55.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The figure is dressed as an official, and is shown standing on a pierced rockwork base from which sprout branches of peach blossoms. He wears a court hat adorned with a flower decoration, and a long robe decorated with a dragon amidst clouds, the head of the dragon visible between the upper and lower... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2020

A gilt-bronze figure of Manjusri, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 191. A bronze figure of Manjusri, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Height 10 3/8 in., 26.5 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 40,625 USD. Photo Sotheby's cast seated in dhyanasana, holding a scroll in both hands, dressed in loose, flowing robes open at the chest revealing elaborate jewelry, the borders chased with floral scrolls, the face, hands and feet applied with cold gilt, the hair dressed in knotted plaits trailing down the shoulders and pulled into a high... [Lire la suite]