10 mars 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of a seated bodhisattva, Sui-Tang dynasty (581-906)

Lot 129. A gilt-bronze figure of a seated bodhisattva, Sui-Tang dynasty (581-906). Height 6 in., 15 cm. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deity seated with a single leg crossed over a pendent leg, one hand raised up, the other resting on the knee, the dhoti and shawl draped over the shoulder and falling in natural folds around the contours of the body, adorned with an elaborate necklace and jeweled earrings, the face bearing a contemplative expression, the... [Lire la suite]

15 juin 2018

Sculpture de Boddhisatva en schiste gris, Art Gréco-bouddhique du Gandhara, IIe-IIIe siècle

Lot 161. Sculpture de Boddhisatva en schiste gris, Art Gréco-bouddhique du Gandhara, IIe-IIIe siècle. H. : 71 cm (28 in.). Estimation 12 000 - 18 000 € . Résultat: 32,500 EUR. Courtesy Artcurial Assis en dhyanasana sur un trône, la tête auréolée d'un nimbe, les mains relevées en dharmachakramudra, vêtu d'un sanghati recouvrant l'épaule gauche et d'un paridhana attaché par une ceinture et retombant en plis sur les jambes, paré de colliers, le visage serein, la chevelure ornée d'un diadème et d'une... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2018

A parcel-gilt bronze figure of a seated bodhisattva, China, 17th century

Lot 174. A parcel-gilt bronze figure of a seated bodhisattva, China, 17th century. Height 62 cm. Estimate CHF 6 000 / 9 000 (€ 5 000 / 7 500). Courtesy Koller.  Separately cast lotus throne. Koller. Asian Art: Himalaya, China - Wednesday 06 June 2018 10.00 AM 
24 mars 2016

A superbly carved wood figure of a seated bodhisattva, Song dynasty

Lot 2865, A superbly carved wood figure of a seated bodhisattva, Song dynasty. Estimate 5,000,000 — 7,000,000 HKD (578,976 - 810,566 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. well carved seated regally in vajrasana, the Bodhisattva rendered serene in meditation with the right hand held before the chest in shunimudra and the left avakashamudra, depicted dressed in layered robes and billowing sashes cascading in folds especially around the slender waist, the clothing falling loosely... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2015

Metropolitan Museum signs memorandum of understanding with Korea's Ministry of Culture

Seated bodhisattva (left attendant of a triad), ca. mid-17th century. Joseon dynasty (1392–1910). Korea. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Mary Griggs Burke Collection, Gift of the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation, 2015 (2015.300.301a–c). NEW YORK, NY.- The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea signed a memorandum of understanding today at the Museum, establishing a long-term relationship of cooperation in the area of Korean art and... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2015

A grey schist figure of a seated Bodhisattva with kalasha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century

A grey schist figure of a seated Bodhisattva with kalasha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century. Estimate CHF 2,000 / 3,000 | EUR 1900 / 2850. Photo Koller. H 36,5 cm.  Swiss private collection, acquired before 1988.  Koller. Art asiatique (Japon, Asie du Sud-Est, Inde, Perse): Vente A175AS, 18 November 2015 10:00