02 mars 2009

A Small Gilt-Bronze Figure of Tara, Ming Dynasty, 15th / 16th Century

A Small Gilt-Bronze Figure of Tara, Ming Dynasty, 15th / 16th Century cast seated in lalitasana, with hands held in varada and vitarkamudra, the face with a benevolent expression, a five-tiered crown enclosing the high chignon, wearing a clinging dhoti and bejeweled waist band and necklace, with long multi-stemmed lotus flanking the shoulders, the pendent right foot resting on an individual lotus issuing from the double-lotus pedestal. height 4 3/4 in., 12.1 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2009

A Cinnabar Lacquer 'Tixi' Four-Tiered Box and Cover, Ming Dynasty, 15th / 16th Century

A Cinnabar Lacquer 'Tixi' Four-Tiered Box and Cover, Ming Dynasty, 15th / 16th Century 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in., 21 x 14 x 14 cm. Estimate 20,000—30,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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