26 octobre 2010

A rare wood figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Vietnam, ca. 18th century..

A rare wood figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, Vietnam, ca. 18th century. photo courtesy Nagel seated in vajrasana, both hands resting in dhyanamudra on his lap, wearing under skirt and mantle covering both shoulders and falling in pleats around his legs. H. 61,5 cm - Estimate € 6 000 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 4th 2010 www.auction.de
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25 mai 2009

A large carved wood figure of Guanyin. Ming Dynasty

A large carved wood figure of Guanyin. Ming Dynasty The Goddess of Mercy standing on a double-lotus pedestal, her right hand raised in abhayamudra and her left stretched alongside her body holding the celestial scarf flowing from the shoulders and falling in soft ripples, wearing an elaborate crown surrounding the high chignon above the benevolent face, adorned with beaded and floral jewellery. 117cm (46in) high. Sold for £14,400 Provenance: a Spanish private collectionNote: A certificate issued by RCD RadioCarbon... [Lire la suite]
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