24 octobre 2010

Skanda, Kumara et Uma. Grès. Inde. (probablement Madhya Pradesh) ca 11° siècle

Skanda, Kumara et Uma. Grès. Inde. (probablement Madhya Pradesh) ca 11° siècle. photo courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr H. : 74 cm - Estimation : 20 000 / 25 000 € Ce superbe relief dans lequel le sculpteur tente clairement de s'affranchir de l'art frontal de la stèle pour tenter d'aller vers la ronde bosse dans une remarquable dynamique nous présente trois personnages, deux femmes debout, et un plus petit assis, à priori un enfant.Ce dernier est assis en position de délassement (ardhaparyanka), sur le dos d'un oiseau semblant... [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]
21 mars 2009

Christie's New York Spring Asian Art Week Achieves $36.4 Million

An important buff sandstone figure of Sachika, India, Rajasthan, dated to 1179. Estimate: $200,000-300,000. Sold for $242,500. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 NEW YORK.- Christie's led the global market in Asian Art with $36 million achieved over four days of sales, March 17 through 20. Theow H. Tow, Deputy Chairman, Christie’s Americas and Asia, said: “We are pleased with the continued strength of Christie’s Asian Art Week which presented exceptional works of art to an international audience. The market for Asian Art has... [Lire la suite]
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