18 février 2010

Highlights of Asian Art @ Nagel Auctions, May 7th-8th 2010

A Rare Transitional Vase inscribed Kongming qiuye ji lushui Property from an important South German private collection A Large Bronze Figure Of Guanyin, China, Ming dynasty, h. 60 cm. Property from an old Dutch private collection An Imperial Famille Rose Bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period. Property from an important South German private collection An Imperial Cloisonné Enamel Censer, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period Property from an important South German private collection ... [Lire la suite]
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]
07 mai 2009

A finely cast lacquer-gilt bronze figure of manjushri (wenshu pusa) on a lion - China, Ming dynasty, 15th/16th Century

A finely cast lacquer-gilt bronze figure of manjushri (wenshu pusa) on a lion - China, Ming dynasty, 15th/16th Century H. 67,5 cm. Est. 65 000 EUR. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de