20 décembre 2010

Rare et importante sculpture d'Amitayus En bronze doré et laqué. Chine, dynastie Qing, Epoque Kangxi (1662-1722)

Rare et importante sculpture d'Amitayus en bronze doré et laqué. Chine, dynastie Qing, Epoque Kangxi (1662-1722). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Représenté assis en vajrasana sur un socle lotiforme, les mains en dhyanamudra tenant à l'origine le kalasha, vêtu d'un dhoti souple rehaussé d'un galon à motifs incisés de rinceaux et lotus, le torse nu, paré de colliers, bracelets et boucles d'oreilles incrustés de corail, lapis-lazuli et turquoise, le visage serein, les détails peints, la bouche fine, le nez aquilin, les yeux... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2010

Sculptures and Paintings Lead Christie's Sale of Indian and Southeast Asian Art

Highlights include a large and important gilt bronze figure of Amitayus, Tibet, 14th century. Estimate: $600,000-800,000. Photo: Christie´s Images Ltd 2010. NEW YORK, NY.- On September 14th, The Christie's Asian Art Week will commence with the sale of Indian and Southeast Asian Art, offering over 200 selected works including exceptional bronzes, sculpture, and paintings from Gandhara, the Himalayas, India and Indonesia. The sale not only offers treasures at many different price levels, but also offers works that spans a... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2010

Le plus haut montant pour une vente composée d’Arts d’Asie en France chez Sotheby's

Sculpture d'Amitayus en bronze doré. Chine, dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722). photo Sotheby's Paris, 9 juin 2010 - La vente consacrée aux Arts d’Asie a atteint un montant de 13.2M€, dépassant largement les estimations de à 3.9 à 5.5 M€, soit 106% d’augmentation par rapport à juin 2009 (total : 13.192.988M€). 71% des lots ont dépassé leur estimation haute et 93.8% des lots vendu en valeur. Le lot phare de la vente a été une magnifique figure d’Amitayus en bronze doré, le Buddha de la vie éternelle qui préside le... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2010

Sale of Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Totals US$ 86,452,715 @ Christie's Hong Kong

A magnificent and highly important imperial early Ming gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Xuande incised six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435). Sold for: US$ 9,000,840. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. HONG KONG.- Christie's Hong Kong Spring 2010 auctions of Important Chinese Rhinoceros Horn Carvings from The Songzhutang Collection Part II and The Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramic and Works of Art realized a combine total of HK$673,307,750 (US$86,452,715). Pola Antebi, Senior Vice President, Specialist Head... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2010

Christie's Presents Imperial Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art in Hong Kong

A magnificent and highly important imperial early Ming gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus. Xuande incised six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435), 22 1/2 in. (57.1 cm.) high. Estimate on request. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. HONG KONG.- The 14th Hong Kong sale of Imperial Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on Monday 31 May 2010 illustrates the depth of Christie’s experience and longstanding commitment to this rich and vibrant area of Asian Art. Demand is strong for the finest, rarest and most beautiful works in this... [Lire la suite]
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]