21 avril 2021

A gilt copper alloy figure of Tara, Tibet, Densatil style, circa 14th century

Lot 12. A gilt copper alloy figure of Tara, Tibet, Densatil style, circa 14th century. Himalayan Art Resources item no.68457. 17 cm (6 3/4 in.) high. Est: HK$ 3,200,000 - HK$ 4,500,000. Sold for HK$ 4,002,500 (€ 427,846). © Bonhams 2001-2021. Published: David Weldon and Jane Casey Singer, The Sculptural Heritage of Tibet: Buddhist Art in the Nyingjei Lam Collection, London, 1999, pp.110-1, pl.22. Exhibited: The Sculptural Heritage of Tibet: Buddhist Art in... [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]
13 janvier 2014

Carlos Cruanas. Art of India, Himalaya and South East Asia @ Asian Art in Brussels. 4 to 8 June 2014

Cauvisi with Jina Parsvanatha, Madhya Pradesh, India, 10th century. Sandstone; h. 64 cm. Photo courtesy Carlos Cruanas Provenance: Private European collection acquired 1990. Sothebys London Published: Sacred Art of Indic Traditions, 2005 Vaishnava Saint, South India, Vijayanagara period, circa 14th century. Bronze. Heigth: 64 cm. Photo courtesy Carlos Cruanas Carlos Cruanas has travelled extensively throughout Asia since 1975 and has lived for long periods in India, Nepal and Thailand. His initial anthropological curiosity... [Lire la suite]
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]