26 octobre 2010

A rare most likely Imperial rock crystal and gilt-bronze and silver kapala on stand and cover, Tibeto-Chinese, Qianlong period.

A rare most likely Imperial rock crystal and gilt-bronze and silver kapala on stand and cover, Tibeto-Chinese, Qianlong period. photo courtesy Nagel The crystal kapala is decorated with a silver rim set with cut-emeralds, the inside with supporting strut inlaid with cut-emeralds. H. 19,5 cm - Estimate €8 000 / 12 000 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
23 mai 2009

Lacquered gesso figure of the bodhisattva Manjushri. Tibeto-Chinese, late 17th or early 18th century.

Lacquered gesso figure of the bodhisattva Manjushri. Tibeto-Chinese, late 17th or early 18th century. A lacquered gesso figure of Manjushri, the bodhisattva seated on a double lotus base, his legs folded with the soles of his feet turned up. He wears a flowing loincloth, tied at the waist, and an elaborately knotted scarf that covers both shoulders and trails down to the base. His hair is gathered into an elaborate double finial and crowned by a five-pointed diadem. He wears jewelled necklaces, bracelets and long pendulous... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2009

A Tibeto-Chinese bronze figure of Yama, late Qing dynasty

A Tibeto-Chinese bronze figure of Yama, late Qing dynasty Standing in pratyalidhasana on the bull decorated with pearled strings set with turquoise beads, reclining on a human figure placed on a lotus base, both hands raised in the tarjanimudra. H. 69 cm. Est. 18 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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