11 août 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of the Medicine Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 1301. A gilt-bronze figure of the Medicine Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 20¼ (51.3 cm.) high with throne. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 56,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Shown seated in vajrasana with left hand held over his lap and right hand holding a medicine fruit, with a wan symbol on his chest, and wearing layered robes with foliate borders, the separate lotus throne with a cut-out scroll band. Provenance: Acquired circa 1920s-70s and thence by descent... [Lire la suite]

25 juillet 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Medicine Buddha, late Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 385. A gilt-bronze figure of Medicine Buddha, late Ming dynasty, 17th century; 37cm., 14 1/2 in. Estimate 15,000 - 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,750 GBP. © Sotheby's the figure with serene downcast facial expression, wearing loosely fitting robes hemmed with scrolling foliage, seated in dhyanasana, the right hand holding a myrobalan fruit, the left in dhyanamudra, with a wansymbol to the centre of his chest. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Ushnishavijaya, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 389. A gilt-bronze figure of Ushnishavijaya, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 16.5cm., 6 ½ in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 23,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's cast seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base, the hands folded in dhyanamudra supporting a ritual vase, dressed in a dhoti and draped over by a shawl, embellished with beaded jewels, the face with meditative expression, the hair piled up into a high chignon under an elaborate headdress. ... [Lire la suite]
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24 juillet 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 388. A gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 22cm., 8 5/8 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 30,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's cast seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base, the hands folded in dhyanamudra supporting a ritual vase, dressed in a dhoti and draped over by a shawl, embellished with beaded jewels, the face with meditative expression, the hair piled up into a high chignon under an elaborate headdress. Sotheby's. Fine... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Tara, Tibet, 15th century

Lot 98. A gilt-bronze figure of Tara, Tibet, 15th century; 18.2cm., 7 1/8 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's cast seated in lalitasana on a double lotus base, the right hand lowered in varadamudra and the left hand raised to the chest, each holding curved leafy stems, dressed in a dhoti embellished with beaded jewellery, crowned with a tiara in front of the high chignon. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Marici, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 151. A gilt-bronze figure of Marici, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 11.7cm., 4 5/8 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. © Sotheby's. cast seated on a hog, the hands held to the chest in darmacakra, wearing a dhoti and a billowing celestial scarf, the neck embellished with beaded jewellery, surmounted by a five-leaf diadem, all supported on an oval base. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
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23 juillet 2019

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

Lot 382. A gilt-bronze figure of Vajradhara, Tibet, 14th-15th century; 21.5cm., 81/2 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 38,750 GBP. © Sotheby's. cast standing with the right hand raised to the chest supporting a vajra and the left arm lowered clutching a ghanta, dressed in a dhoti embellished with jewels, the benevolent face surmounted by an elaborate headdress, fitted wood stand. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2019

Two miniature gilt-bronze figures of bodhisattvas, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Lot 2715. Two miniature gilt-bronze figures of bodhisattvas, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 2 ¼ in. (5.6 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 250,000. Price realised HKD 375,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Both figures are modelled seated with one knee bent upwards above a double-lotus pedestal, one bodhisattva holding a precious vase in his left hand, the other holding a willow twig in his right hand, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Idemitsu Museum of Art, Tokyo, acquired prior... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2019

A rare and superbly cast gilt-bronze figure of Panjarnata Mahakala, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 2707. A rare and superbly cast gilt-bronze figure of Panjarnata Mahakala, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 12 1/8 in. (31 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 6,000,000 - HKD 8,000,000. Price realised HKD 9,245,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The protector deity is standing with a fierce expression holding a kartri and kapala in each of his hands. His bearded face is cast with the bulging third eye, all his eyes painted with red and black pigments. His hair is pulled into a flaming... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2019

A magnificent and large gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, 17th-18th century

Lot 185. A magnificent and large gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, 17th-18th century; 46cm (18in) high. Estimate £ 80,000 - 120,000 (€ 93,000 - 140,000). Sold for £ 423,062 (€ 482,975). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Finely cast with eyes downcast in meditative expression, seated in dhyanasana atop a double-lotus pedestal, with the right hand reaching down towards the ground in bhumisparsha mudra, the left hand held gently in the lap in dhyana mudra, dressed in long flowing robes... [Lire la suite]
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