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19 septembre 2020

The Collection of James and Marilynn Alsdorf Goes up for Auction in New York

The Collection of James and Marilynn Alsdorf Goes up for Auction in New York
James and Marilynn Alsdorf, pictured in Miami in 1950. Photograph courtesy of the consignor For renowned Chicago collectors and philanthropists James and Marilynn Alsdorf, collecting art represented a unique opportunity for exploration, adventure, and...
26 mai 2020

A carved ivory comb depicting Krishna, South India, 17th-18th century

A carved ivory comb depicting Krishna, South India, 17th-18th century
Lot 123. A carved ivory comb depicting Krishna, South India, 17th-18th century; 14.2cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's carved in relief on both sides, one side depicting dancing Krishna and the reverse showing the infant...
6 septembre 2018

Birmingham Museum of Art returns stolen statue to India

Birmingham Museum of Art returns stolen statue to India
Lingodhbhavamurti (Shiva Manifesting within the Linga of Flames), Tamil Nadu, South India, Chola dynasty (300 BC-AD 1279), About 1150 CE. BIRMINGHAM, AL .- The Birmingham Museum of Art officially repatriated a stolen work of art to the nation of India...
9 août 2018

A pair of diamond and enamelled bracelets (dastband) with makara-head terminals, South India, late 19th-early 20th century

A pair of diamond and enamelled bracelets (dastband) with makara-head terminals, South India, late 19th-early 20th century
Lot 301. A pair of diamond and enamelled bracelets (dastband) with makara-head terminals, South India, late 19th-early 20th century. Estimate 20,000 — 25,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby’s comprising flexible entwined gold links decorated with...
30 juillet 2018

A Rare and Highly Important Bronze Figure of Shiva Gangadhara Nataraja, South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola Period, 9th Century

A Rare and Highly Important Bronze Figure of Shiva Gangadhara Nataraja, South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola Period, 9th Century
Lot 26. A Rare and Highly Important Bronze Figure of Shiva Gangadhara Nataraja, South India, Tamil Nadu, Chola Period, 9th Century; 16 ¼ in. (41.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000. Price realised USD 2,853,000. © Christie's Images Ltd...
2 octobre 2016

Philadelphia Museum of Art's South Asian Galleries reopen

Philadelphia Museum of Art's South Asian Galleries reopen
Hall from the Madanagopalaswamy Temple, Madurai, South India. Circa 1550. Granitic stone. Gift of Susan Pepper Gibson, Mary Gibson Henry and Henry C. Gibson in memory of Adeline Pepper Gibson, 1919-714. Photography by Joseph Hu, 2016. © 2016 Philadelphia...
19 avril 2016

A gem-set gold hair ornament, probably South India, 19th century

A gem-set gold hair ornament, probably South India, 19th century
Lot 149. A gem-set gold hair ornament, probably South India, 19th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. decorated on surface in the kundan technique with rubies, emeralds and turquoise, the underside with three suspension loops; 5.9cm....
5 avril 2016

Bonhams to offer Indian royal family's treasure at its Indian and Islamic sale in London

Bonhams to offer Indian royal family's treasure at its Indian and Islamic sale in London
Lot 292. A diamond, ruby and emerald-set gold 'manga malai' necklace, Tamil Nadu, South India, 19th Century. Estimate £50,000 - 70,000 (€63,000 - 88,000). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON .- International auction house Bonhams is to offer a collection of jewels...
13 janvier 2014

Carlos Cruanas. Art of India, Himalaya and South East Asia @ Asian Art in Brussels. 4 to 8 June 2014

Carlos Cruanas. Art of India, Himalaya and South East Asia @ Asian Art in Brussels. 4 to 8 June 2014
Cauvisi with Jina Parsvanatha, Madhya Pradesh, India, 10th century. Sandstone; h. 64 cm. Photo courtesy Carlos Cruanas Provenance: Private European collection acquired 1990. Sothebys London Published: Sacred Art of Indic Traditions, 2005 Vaishnava Saint,...
30 décembre 2008

Blackstone Figure of a Nandi Bull, South India, 16th-17th century

 Blackstone Figure of a Nandi Bull, South India, 16th-17th century
A Blackstone Figure of a Nandi Bull, South India, 16th-17th century. Height: 28cm; Length and Depth: 33 by 12 cm. Reclining on a rectangular plinth, wearing a necklace of bells. Nandi is the vehicle of Siva, the great “creator and destroyer” of Hinduism....