10 juin 2021

A rare and important polychrome wood seated figure of Guanyin, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 17. A rare and important polychrome wood seated figure of Guanyin, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Hauteur: 82 cm. (32 ¼ in.). Estimate EUR 100,000 - EUR 150,000. Price realised EUR 2,900,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. Il est présenté assis en vajrasana. Sa main droite est levée et la main gauche manquante. Sa robe est nouée autour de la taille, son torse nu est paré de bijoux élaborés. Son visage est empreint d'une expression sereine et encadré de longs lobes d'oreilles autour... [Lire la suite]

26 août 2008

Sculpture of Guhyasadhana Avalokitesvara Ming Dynasty, Xuande period

A Magnificent and extremely rare polychrome wood and gesso Sculpture of Guhyasadhana Avalokitesvara Ming Dynasty, Xuande period. Overall height 22 in., 55.9 cm. Estimate: 1,400,000—1,600,000 USD. Photo: Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK.- Sotheby's will auction a magnificent and extremely rare polychrome wood and gesso Sculpture of Guhyasadhana Avalokitesvara Ming Dynasty, Xuande period, at its Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art including Chinese and Japanese Art from The Collection of Frieda and Milton Rosenthal on September... [Lire la suite]