22 septembre 2018

A gilt copper alloy figure of Padmapani Lokeshvara, Tibet, circa 1400

Lot 43. A gilt copper alloy figure of Padmapani Lokeshvara, Tibet, circa 1400. Himalayan Art Resources item no.61740; 55 cm (21 3/4 in.) high (including lotus stem);;51 cm (20 1/8 in.) high (excluding lotus stem). Estimate HK$ 16,000,000 - 20,000,000 (€ 1,700,000 - 2,200,000). Sold for HK$ 19,300,000 (€ 2,133,964). © Bonhams 2001-2018 With inset turquoise, coral, and lapis.  Provenance : Benny Rustenberg, Hong Kong, 1998 Private European Collection Note: This refined gilded... [Lire la suite]
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28 juillet 2017

Squat Jar with Cursive Floral Scroll, Vietnam, circa 1400 (earliest type)

Squat Jar with Cursive Floral Scroll, Vietnam, circa 1400 (earliest type). Wheel-thrown stoneware with cream slip, underglaze blue painted decoration, and clear glaze. Height: 3 in. (7.62 cm); Diameter: 3 1/4 in. (8.26 cm). Gift of Ambassador and Mrs. Edward E. Masters (M.84.213.242) © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
10 mars 2016

Asia Week New York opens with Ancient/and or Contemporary Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art

Bodhisattva Maitreya from Pakistan, Gandhara, circa 2nd-3rd century.#AsiaWeekNY 2016 exhibition at Carlton Rochell Asian Art. NEW YORK, NY.- March 10th kicks off Asia Week New York, the extraordinary ten-day extravaganza that animates New York with a glorious array of prized Asian works of art. Originating from every corner of the Asian continent, the artworks will be shown throughout Manhattan by international Asian art specialists starting March 10 through March 19. In the museum-quality presentations by 45... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2014

Dish with design of flowers of the four seasons, circa 1400, China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Yongle period (1403 - 1424)

Dish with design of flowers of the four seasons, circa 1400, China, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), Yongle period (1403 - 1424), Jingdezhen, Jiangxi Province, porcelain with underglaze blue decoration, 7.5 x 38.0 cm. Purchased 1988, 514.1988. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (C) Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney This superb dish, nearly 600 years old, is of a technical and artistic standard that has rarely been matched. It was created in the Yongle reign (1403-1424) of the Ming dynasty, one of the most splendid periods in... [Lire la suite]
19 février 2014

First exhibition to bring together material from Tibetan monastery opens in New York

Rahu. Central Tibet. Ca. 1400. Gilt copper alloy with inlays of semiprecious stones. 21½ x 19¼ x 7 in. (54.6 x 48.9 x 17.8 cm). Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Gift of the 1999 Collectors Committee (AC1999.58.1). Digital Image © 2013 Museum Associates / LACMA. Licensed by Art Resource, NY.  NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Society presents the first exhibition to explore the history, iconography, and extraordinary artistic production associated with the central Tibetan Buddhist monastery called Densatil that was destroyed during China’s... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2008

A very large dish, China, Longquan ware, Zhejiang province, c. 1400

A very large dish, China, Longquan ware, Zhejiang province, c. 1400 with bluish tinted olive green celadon glaze with incised decoration of a small, potted pine tree with a scroll of peony, pomegranate, chrysanthemum and camellia round the well and a lotus scroll outside, the foot ring and base are glazed apart from a orange coloured ring for firing - Two small restored chips to rim - D. 45,8 cm - Estimate 12000 € Provenance: Property from an old European private collection Note: a practical identical dish with same... [Lire la suite]
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