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]
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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