14 août 2019

A large wood torso of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century 

Lot 1239. A large wood torso of Buddha, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 48 in. (122 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The large torso shown wearing a priest's robe secured at the left shoulder over an underrobe tied with a knotted sash, the chest exposed above the graceful curve of a scarf, the face carved with gentle expression below hair pulled back from the forehead to frame a small round usnisa, traces of pigment. Provenance: In the... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2019

A large wood seated figure of Buddha, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 13th-16th century 

Lot 1240. A large wood seated figure of Buddha, Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 13th-16th century; 43 in. (109.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Shown seated in padmasana with right arm raised, wearing a priest's robes secured by a ring tied to a cord at the left shoulder over a dhoti gathered above the waist by a knotted sash, the full face carved with serene expression below the hair which is dressed in curls surrounding the... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2019

A rare large carved and painted wood figure of a horse, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 1297. A rare large carved and painted wood figure of a horse, Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 220); 34 in. (86.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 98,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Portrayed in mid-stride, the body carved from a single log with separately attached legs, tail, neck and head, all connected with wood dowels, the narrow head carved with sensitive eyes, pricked ears and open mouth, accented with red and black pigments, the legs with black-highlighted... [Lire la suite]
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22 janvier 2017

Galerie Jacques Barrère. Stand 72B. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Bishamonten, Wood, Japan, late Heian period, 12th century, 92 x 18 x 9 cm. Courtesy Galerie Jacques Barrère Head of Buddha, Terracotta, Greco-Buddhist art from Gandhara , Afghanistan-Pakistan, 3rd-4th century, 22 x 14 x 15.5 cm. Courtesy Galerie Jacques Barrère Atlant, Schist, Greco-Buddhist art from Gandhara, Afghanistan - Pakistan, 1st-2nd century, 23 x 19 x 4 cm. Courtesy Galerie Jacques Barrère La Galerie Jacques Barrère est... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2016

Spectacular 'Lady Jane Franklin' Egyptian mummy mask sold at Bonhams

Lot 230. A large Egyptian wood mummy mask, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, circa 1550-1295 B.C. Sold for £116,500 (€136,668). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A stunning Egyptian wood mummy mask dated 1550-1295 B.C which was once in the collection of the renowned Victorian traveller, Jane, Lady Franklin sold for £116,500 at Bonhams Antiquities Sale in London on 7 July. It had been estimated at £100,000-150,000. In total, the sale made £1,101,825. Lady Franklin (1791-1875) is best known for her exploration of... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2015

Carole Davenport, 'Fabulous Beings: Japan & China & Sculpture by Hiroyuki Asano' at Asia Week New York 2015

Maruyama Okyo (1733-1795), Scroll painting of Two Tigers (detail). Ink and colors on silk, 57 in high by 33 in wide (145 cm by 84 cm). Signed and dated 1769. Carole Davenport at Asia Week New York 2015.  Pair of Koma Inu. Japan, Muromachi Period, 15th century. Wood. Height: 13 inches (33 cm). Carole Davenport at Asia Week New York 2015.  Kakebotoke. Icon Plaque. Japan, Muromachi period. Six Manifestations of Kannon. Carole Davenport at Asia Week New York... [Lire la suite]

28 juillet 2014

Japanese Export Art at the Peadody Essex Museum

Lectern, Japan for export, ca. 1600, lacquer, wood, gold, shell. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. Portable Shrine, Japan for export, ca. 1597, lacquer, wood, gold, shell, canvas, pigment. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. Tabernacle, Japan for export, ca. 1600, lacquer, wood, gold, shell. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. “Birdcage” Vase, Japan for export, ca. 1700, porcelain, copper, gold, bamboo, pigment. Peadody Essex Museum ©... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2013

Bodhisattva, Vietnam, late 19th century or somewhat later

Bodhisattva, Vietnam, late 19th century or somewhat later.  Photo courtesy Auctionata  Wood, red, black and gold lacquer. Ten removable arms. Measurements: 69 x 70 x 32 cm (height x width x depth). Estimation : 1 440 / 1 800 € Provenance: from a German private collectionThis Bodhisattva dates back to late 19th Century in Vietnam and is made of red, black and gold lacquered wood. He is sitting on a reddish plinth in the lotus position.The sole of his left foot faces... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2013

Wood and diamond brooch, 'Clématite', Van Cleef & Arpels, 1970s

Wood and diamond brooch, 'Clématite', Van Cleef & Arpels, 1970s - Sotheby's. Designed as a clematis, the petals set with polished bois d'amourette and highlighted with brilliant-cut diamonds, signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, French assay and maker's marks. Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 GBP LITERATURE: Sylvie Raulet, "Van Cleef & Arpels", Editions Du Regard, 1986, page 144 for a similar example of a "Clematite" brooch from 1972. Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013 www.sothebys.com
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18 octobre 2012

A Jarai grave figure of a man made of wood, Vietnam, Tây Nguyên province

A Jarai grave figure of a man made of wood, Vietnam, Tây Nguyên province. Photo Nagel H. 115 cm - Estimate 1000 € Property of a private Berlin collection Nagel. "Asian Art". 2012/10/31 http://www.auction.de/  
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