31 mai 2010

Importante sculpture en bois à traces de polychromie d'un boddhisattva. Birmanie, époque Pagan, XIIIe siècle.

Importante sculpture en bois à traces de polychromie d'un boddhisattva. Birmanie, époque Pagan, XIIIe siècle. photo Pierre Bergé & associés debout sur un socle paré d'une haute couronne et de riches bijoux, sa main gauche au niveau du torse en abhaya mudra (geste de l'assurance), la main droite le long du corps. H_220 cm - Estimation : 16 000 - 18 000 € Référence: Objet similaire reproduit dans «Old Burma - Early Pagan» par Gordon H. Luce, J.J. Augustin Publisher, Locust Valley, New York, 1970, plate 421 et 422. ... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2010

A gem-set jade Bowl & a gem-set jade Mirror, India, 19th Century

A gem-set jade Bowl, India, late 19th Century. photo Bonhams on a short foot, the jade in a green opaque tone, rubies, emeralds and diamonds set in gold depicting a repeat design showing a bird on leafy branches - 8.8 cm. diam., 4.5 cm. high. Sold for £18,000 A gem-set jade Mirror, India, 19th Century. photo Bonhams dark olive green jade, of rectangular form surmounted by a small foliate terminal, a trefoil finial below, finely engraved and inlaid with gold depicting branches issuing from a small vase, the... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2010

Indian jewelry @ Christie's London

A pair of Golconda diamond stud earrings in enameled gold settings, India, 20th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. Each approx. 2 carats, in cobalt blue enamel setting decorated to side with stylized leafs and to back with petals - 1cm diameter (2). Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000. Price Realized £30,000 Provenance: Van Gelder Jewellery. A Mughal diamond and enamel gold bracelet, India, late 18th-19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. The central openwork flowerhead set with table-cut diamonds, the... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2010

Large bol en argent, Birmanie, vers 1900

Large bol en argent, Birmanie, vers 1900. photo Sotheby's repoussé et ciselé de dieux, créatures mythologiques et animaux dont Narasimha, un avatar de Vishnu, le dessous gravé d'un paon en signature de l'orfèvre - diam 39 cm, 2775gr. deeply embossed and chased with gods, mythological creatures and animals including the Narasimha, an Avatar of Vishnu, engraved peacock maker's signature under the base - diam 15 1/4 in, 89 oz 5 dwt. Est. 4,000—6,000 EUR. Lot Sold 5,250 EUR Sotheby's. Important European Silver, Gold... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2010

"The Buddha & The Sacred Site" @ Asia Society

Buddha Shakyamuni, India, Bihar. Pala period, late 9th–early 10th century. Schist. Asia Society, New York: Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection, 1979.37. © Asia Society, New York Pilgrimage and Buddhist Art is the first major exhibition of its kind devoted to the impact of Buddhist pilgrimage on Asia’s artistic production. It highlights approximately 120 objects of importance and extraordinary quality, including sculptures, paintings, prints, ritual implements, photographs, and maps. The objects, dating from the... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2010

Curators Claim "Lost" Emperor Portrait is Largest Mughal Painting Ever Seen

Jahangir holding a globe, Mughal, attributed to Abu’l-Hasan, 1617. Private Collection LONDON.- Curators of the National Portrait Gallery's new exhibition The Indian Portrait 1560-1860 - which opens tomorrow - will reveal a six-foot, seventeenth-century life-size portrait of the Emperor Jahangir which they claim is the largest painting to come from the Mughal empire. Jahangir holding a globe, dating from 1617, is opulently painted in gold and watercolour on cotton and includes relief jewellery. Apart from its appearance in an... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2010

Christie's Presents an Extensive Selection of Indian & Southeast Asian Art

A highly important mottled red sandstone head of a Jina, India, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, Gupta Period, mid 5th century. Estimate: $250,000-350,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 NEW YORK, NY.- On March 23, the afternoon will be devoted to the classical works of Indian and Southeast Asian Art. Christie’s will offer an extensive selection of nearly 200 lots of sculpture, paintings, ritual objects, and works of art from India, Tibet, Nepal and Southeast Asia from the notable collections. Leading the sale is a bronze figure of... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2009

"Au pays du Dragon : arts sacrés du Bhoutan" @ Musée Guimet, Paris

La protectrice du Dharma Dorje Yudrönma , XIXe siècle. Encre et couleurs minérales sur coton. H. 152 cm ; L. 81 cm. Gönpa de Phajoding, Thimphu. Crédit photographique : © Shuzo Uemoto Cette exposition réunit pour la première fois une centaine d’œuvres bouddhiques prêtées par divers temples et monastères du Bhoutan, royaume himalayen situé entre le Tibet et l’état indien de l’Assam, et qui constitue une enclave miraculeusement préservée et vivante du bouddhisme tibétain. Objets de culte, ces pièces n’avaient jamais pour la... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2009

Himalayan Art Attract Buyers in New York, Selection of Works to be Shown in Hong Kong‏

Vasudeva, India, Kashmir, 9th century. Brass with silver inlay. Height: 11⅜ in (29 cm) Visitors to Carlton Rochell’s gallery in the Fuller Building, New York, were fascinated by the exhibition of twenty-five works from Tibet, Nepal and India from a European private collection shown jointly with London dealer Rossi & Rossi from 11 to 25 September.  Six of these sold to American and European collectors, at prices ranging from $100,000 to $300,000.  One of the most important pieces to find a buyer was a... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2009

'Maharaja: The Splendour of India’s Royal Courts' @ The Victoria & Albert Museum

The V&A’s autumn exhibition, Maharaja: The Splendour of India’s Royal Courts, will be the first to comprehensively explore the world of the maharajas and their extraordinarily rich culture. It will bring together over 250 magnificent objects, many on loan to the UK for the first time from India’s royal collections. The exhibition will include three thrones, a silver gilt howdah, gem-encrusted weapons, court paintings, photographs, a Rolls Royce, Indian turban jewels and jewellery commissioned from Cartier and Van Cleef... [Lire la suite]
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