22 septembre 2018

A gilt copper alloy figure of Buddha, Tibet, 15th century

Lot 54. A gilt copper alloy figure of Buddha, Tibet, 15th century. With inset turquoise, coral, and lapis. Himalayan Art Resources item no.68458; 33.5 cm (13 1/4 in.) high. Estimate HK$ 8,000,000 - 12,000,000 (€ 870,000 - 1,300,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2018 Provenance: The Nyingjei Lam Collection Published : David Weldon and Jane Casey Singer, The Sculptural Heritage of Tibet: Buddhist Art in the Nyingjei Lam Collection, London, 1999, pp.112-3,... [Lire la suite]

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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21 septembre 2018

A gilt copper alloy figure of Lokeshvara Guhyasamaja, Tibet, 15th century

Lot 182. A gilt copper alloy figure of Lokeshvara Guhyasamaja, Tibet, 15th century. Himalayan Art Resources item no.61639; 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.) high. Estimate HK$ 500,000 - 800,000 (€ 54,000 - 87,000). Sold for HK$ 600,000 (€ 66,340). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Provenance: Peter Fussel, London. Note: With his primary hands, the three-faced yidam unfurls a lotus budding from the tantric bell (ghanta) in his lap. The lotus is a profound Buddhist symbol of every being's capacity to achieve... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2017

A gilt copper alloy figure of the second Dalai Lama, Gendun Gyatso Pelzangpo, Tibet, late 16th-17th century

Lot 3290. A gilt copper alloy figure of the second Dalai Lama, Gendun Gyatso Pelzangpo, Tibet, late 16th-17th century. Estimate USD 100,000 ~ 150,000. Sold for US$ 199,500 (€184,688). Photo: Bonhams. Inscription (on book held in hand) translated: 'Here lie the Father and Son teachings of the Kadam'. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm) highHimalayan Art Resources item no.2280 Note: There can be no mistaking his likeness to the stout, broad featured, smiling figure within the Museum Rietberg, identified by inscription as the... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2017

A gilt copper alloy figure of Vanaratna, Tibet, circa 1468

Lot 3268. A gilt copper alloy figure of Vanaratna, Tibet, circa 1468. Estimate USD 120,000 ~ 160,000. Sold for US$ 295,500 (€273,560). century. Photo: Bonhams. Inscription translated, 'One is freed of all prejudice if reality dawns, and so the master known to be free of prejudice should be resorted to with devotion. As a memorial to the mahapandita and a meditation object for Lochen, this was commissioned by the great attendant Dripa Gelong and made by the artist Rokpa Tsapa Namka... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2017

A gilt copper alloy figure of the Fifth Karmapa, Deshin Shekpa, Tibet, 15th-16th century

Lot 3243. A gilt copper alloy figure of the Fifth Karmapa, Deshin Shekpa, Tibet, 15th-16th century. Estimate USD 150,000 ~ 200,000. Sold for US$ 343,500 (€317,996). Photo: Bonhams. Inscription translated, 'I prostrate at the feet of Lord Deshin Shekpa'. 7 1/8 in. (18 cm) highHimalayan Art Resources item no.2265 Note: The 14th century witnessed the fall of the Yuan (1271-1368) and the rise of the Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Seeing the spiritual and political merits of forming alliances with... [Lire la suite]

21 mars 2017

A large gilt copper alloy figure of the Fourth Druk Desi of Bhutan, Tenzin Rabgye, Bhutan, late 17th-18th century

Lot 3248. A large gilt copper alloy figure of the Fourth Druk Desi of Bhutan, Tenzin Rabgye, Bhutan, late 17th-18th century. Estimate USD 150,000 ~ 200,000. Sold for US$ 391,500 (€362,432). Photo: Bonhams. On a later brass base. 15 3/4 in. (40 cm) high Himalayan Art Resources item no.2272  Note: The Drukpa Kagyu is the only order to wear this tall fan-shaped hat with a high peak that can be seen above its rim. Comparing the portrait to inscribed paintings of the Drukpa lineage, this figure's... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2017

A gilt copper alloy figure of Jigten Sumgon Rinchen Pel, Tibet, 13th century

Lot 3236. A gilt copper alloy figure of Jigten Sumgon Rinchen Pel, Tibet, 13th century. Estimate USD 250,000 ~ 350,000. Sold for US$ 463,500 (€429,087). Photo: Bonhams. 9 1/8 in. (23.3 cm) high Himalayan Art Resources item no.2270  Note: The casting is flawless. Simple, yet elegant and powerful, a young man, with his head held high, surveys his immediate environs. He was given the name Jigten Sumgon Rinchen Pel (1143-1217), 'Precious One, The Protector of the Three Worlds', and his Drigung... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2017

Market leader Bonhams announces Asia Week 2017 sales

A Stone Plaque with Scenes from the Life of Buddha, Northeastern India, Pala Period, circa 12th century, 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm) high. Estimate: US$100,000-150,000. Photo: Bonhams NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams partners with Asia Week New York for the ninth annual celebration and affirmation of Asian art with a tightly curated selection of auctions from its three distinguished Asian art departments. Representing visual cultures across the continent, March 13-15 sales include Chinese Works of Art, Portraits of the Master: 108 Bronze... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2016

A gilt copper alloy figure of Chakrasamvara, Tibet, 15th century

Lot 32. A gilt copper alloy figure of Chakrasamvara, Tibet, 15th century. Estimate US$ 200,000 - 300,000 (€180,000 - 270,000). Photo: Bonhams. Masterfully cast, the deities in yab-yum with Chakrasamvara striding in alidhasana on prostrate figures, his twelve arms creatively angled holding various ritual implements, Vajravarahi wrapping her right leg around his waist while gazing into his primary face, their eyes finely delineated in black and red. 15 in. (38 cm) high 'The distinction... [Lire la suite]
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