16 décembre 2018

A large and magnificent gilt bronze figure of Buddha Sakyamuni, Ming Dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 226. A large and magnificent gilt bronze figure of Buddha Sakyamuni, Ming Dynasty, 15th-16th century. H 41.5cm. Estimate: €120,000 - €150,000 (US$135,996 - US$169,995). Courtesy Cambi Casa d'Aste. The figure is sitting sumptuously in dhyanasana above a base surrounded by two orders of elaborate tufts of lotus. The left hand represented in the dhyanamudra, the mudra of meditation, and the right hand in bhumisparsamudra, the gesture of testimony of the earth. The face is portrayed in serene... [Lire la suite]

16 décembre 2018

A gilt bronze figure of Vairocana, China, Ming Dynasty, 16th century

Lot 239. A gilt bronze figure of Vairocana, China, Ming Dynasty, 16th century; h 50,5 cm. Estimate: €200,000 - €250,000 (US$226,661 - US$283,326). Courtesy Cambi Casa d'Aste. The majestic figure is superbly depicted as seated in vajrasana, the sole of each exposed foot engraved with falun, the Wheel of Transmigration. The full face with eyes downcast in serene contemplation, the hair arranged in rows of small whorls behind a highly elaborate five-leaf diadem, each leaf accommodating the... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2018

A large and important gilt bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, Nepal, 13th century

    Lot 25. A large and important gilt bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara, Nepal, 13th century; 25 in. (63.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000. Price realised USD 8,229,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2015. Standing with his right hand in varadamudra and a lotus blossoming at his left shoulder, dressed in a short, thin dhoti secured by a beaded belt with pendant ribbon, adorned with the sacred thread and sash hanging across the hips, the face with... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2017

Christie's announces Asian Art Week: A series of auctions, viewings, and events

Lot 907. The Ya Yi Fangding. A Highly Important and Rare Bronze Rectangular Ritual Food Vessel, late Shang Dynasty, Anyang, 13th-11th century BC, 11 in. (28.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000. Price realised USD 3,372,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017.  NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Asian Art Week, a series of auctions, viewings, and events, from September 8-15. This season presents seven distinct sales featuring over 800 lots spanning all epochs and categories... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2017

J. J. Lally & Co. at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

A Limestone Block-Form Buddhist Stele, Tang Dynasty, 8th Century, 22 x 19 ½ x 10 inches (55.9 x 49.5 x 25.4 cm) © J. J. Lally & Co. A Limestone Head of Bodhisattva, China, from the Gongxian Buddhist caves, Northern Wei dynasty, early 6th century. Height: 10.25 inches (26 cm) © J. J. Lally & Co.  A Gilt Bronze Figure of Avalokitesvara, Sui Dynasty (581-618). Height: 10 inches (25.4 cm) © J. J. Lally & Co.  A Painted Marble Figure of an... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2016

Christie's announces highlights from Asian Art Week sales

Lot 17. Yuan Yao (Active 1720-1780), Spring Mountains. Scroll, mounted for framing, ink and color on silk, 78 5/8 x 95 ¾ in. (199.5 x 243 cm.). Dated spring, first month, yihai year (1755). Estimate: $450,000-650,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2016. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Asian Art Week: a series of auctions, viewings and events, from September 13-16. This season includes eight sales featuring over 900 lots, drawing together an extraordinary breadth of works from every category of Asian... [Lire la suite]

09 mars 2016

Must-See Gallery Exhibitions During Asia Week New York

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 galleries, art lovers can take in the rarest and finest examples of painting, sculpture, bronzes, ceramics, jewelry, jade, textiles,... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2016

A Gilt Bronze Figure of an Eleven-Headed Avalokiteshvara, Tibet, 15th-16th century

Lot 250. A Gilt Bronze Figure of an Eleven-Headed Avalokiteshvara, Tibet, 15th-16th century. Estimate US$ 300,000 – $500,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Exquisitely modeled and standing with his two principle hands in front of his chest in anjalimudra and holding various implements in his six radiating hands, including a chakra, lotus blossom and water pot, dressed in a pleated two-tier ankle-length dhoti incised with a floral pattern, adorned with jewelry festoons and an antelope... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2016

A rare and highly important gilt bronze figure of Kunzang Akhor, Nepal, 13th century

Lot 244. A rare and highly important gilt bronze figure of Kunzang Akhor, Nepal, 13th century. Estimate US$ 800,000 – $1,200,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Seated in dhyanasana with his hands in his lap, clad in a short dhoti incised all over with flowers and a foliate pattern on the hems, adorned with various beaded ornaments and with a raised Tibetan 'a' on his chest, the face with prominent nose flanked by foliate earrings, the hair pulled into a high chignon and secured with a tiara, the base... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2016

A gilt bronze figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty

Lot 8038. A gilt bronze figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€9,100 - 14,000). Photo: Bonhams.  The goddess cast with gently smiling pursed lips and downcast eyes beneath the high foliate tiara enclosing the Amitabha Buddha, the hair falling in long ropes over the shoulders, the chest embellished with jewelry strands and the elegant fingers forming the gestures vitarka mudra with the right hand and avakasha mudra with the left, the incised robe spread around the... [Lire la suite]
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