06 janvier 2019

A Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Avalokitesvara, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 197. A Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Avalokitesvara, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795); 25.5cm., 10in.Estimate 50,000 - 70,000 GBP. Lot sold 218,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. the four-armed deity seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, the principal hands held in anjalimudrabefore the chest and the attendant arms flanking the shoulders raised in vitarkamudra, wearing a dhoti further embellished with beaded jewels and a shawl over the shoulder, the face with a... [Lire la suite]

06 janvier 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Maitreya, Tibet, 16th-17th century

Lot 196. A gilt-bronze figure of Maitreya, Tibet, 16th-17th century; 36.5cm., 14 3/8 in. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 40,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. cast seated in pralambapadasana, the hands raised in dharmacakramudra holding stems issuing uptala lotuses along the elbows, wearing a dhoti incised with floral scrolls and adorned with beaded festoons, the serene face with downcast eyes and a gentle smile, the hair drawn up into a high chignon secured with a... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Avalokitesvara, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 195. A gilt-bronze figure of Avalokitesvara, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 37.2cm., 14 5/8 in. Estimate 40,000 - 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 68,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. seated in dhyanasana, the left hand raised before the chest and the right arm lowered in varadamudra, wearing a shawl and dhoti opening at the chest to reveal a beaded necklace, the borders incised at the hems with lotus, the face with a benevolent expression, crowned by an elaborate headdress surmounted by an Amitabha... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2019

A Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 194. A Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 21.8cm., 8 5/8 in. Estimate 15,000 - 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. cast seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, the hands lowered in dhyanamudra, wearing a jiashadraped over the left shoulder, the face with a meditative expression flanked by long ears, the hair tightly coiled around an ushina, incised with Tibetan script along the base. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2019

A Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, 17th-18th century

Lot 193. A Sino-Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, 17th-18th century; 24cm., 9 1/2 in. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 104,500 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. cast seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, the hands lowered in dhyanamudra, wearing a dhoti embellished with beaded necklaces, the face with downcast eyes, surmounted by a tall elaborate headdress, all raised on an octagonal pedestal with foliate projections. Provenance: Christie’s New York, 17th September... [Lire la suite]
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06 janvier 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, 17th-18th century

Lot 192. A gilt-bronze figure of Buddha, 17th-18th century; 16.7cm., 6 5/8 in. Estimate 8,000 - 10,000 GBP. Lot sold 50,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. cast seated in in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, the hands lowered in dhyanamudra supporting an alms bowl, dressed in a dhoti hemmed with lotus scroll borders and draped over by a shawl, the face with a meditative expression flanked by long ears, the hair tightly coiled around an ushina. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]

06 janvier 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Vajradhara, Tibet, 14th-15th century

Lot 191. A gilt-bronze figure of Vajradhara, Tibet, 14th-15th century; 22.8cm., 9in. Estimate 12,000 - 16,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013. cast seated in in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base, the arms raised in vitarkamudra holding a bell and a vajra respectively, wearing a dhoti embellished with beaded jewels, the benevolent face surmounted by an elaborate headdress. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 06 nov.... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2018

A Gilt-Bronze Figure of Seated Shakyamuni, Yuan or Early Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century

Lot 3309. A Gilt-Bronze Figure of Seated Shakyamuni, Yuan or Early Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century. H 38.1 cm. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 (USD 127,619 - 191,429). Lot sold HKD 14,160,000 (USD 1,807,085). © Poly Auction. The majestic deity is superbly cast seated in dhyanasana with his hands in bhumisparsa mudra, wearing an intricately executed robe over his left shoulder with folding. The robe gathered in cascading folds at the shoulder and at his ankles, his rounded face with... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2018

An extremely rare large imperial gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3626. An extremely rare large imperial gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 53.7 cm, 21 1/8  in. Estimate: 10,000,000-15,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 47,481,000 HKD (6,056,676 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. superbly and heavily cast seated upright in dhyanasana with hands folded in dhyanamudra, the dignified figure rendered adorned with exquisite beaded jewellery with floral settings,  the serene expression accentuated with a downcast gaze between... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2018

A gilt-bronze figure of Ushnishavijaya, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 270. A gilt-bronze figure of Ushnishavijaya, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Height 13 2/5  in., 34 cm. Estimate: 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Sold Price: 81,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's the goddess seated in dhyanasana, the eight arms in extended positions and once bearing attributes, each of the three faces with painted eyes and centered by a third eye beneath a double top-knot ushnisha encircled by a pointed diadem, the thick tresses falling... [Lire la suite]