Arts d'Asie

Sotheby's
Paris

Date of the auction: 10.06.2021

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A bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva Ming dynasty, 16th century |...

Property from a French private collectionA bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara BodhisattvaMing dynasty, 16th century the divinity seated in vajraparyankasana on a double lotus base with a small dog lying in front, her serene face set with a benevolent smile, her torso adorned with beaded jewelry, a

Lot #: 1

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A parcel-gilt bronze seated Buddha Ming dynasty, 17th century | 明十七世紀...

Property from a French private collection, Rhône-AlpesA parcel-gilt bronze seated BuddhaMing dynasty, 17th century seated in vajraparyankasana with hands in dhyanamudra, wearing ample robes opening at the chest to reveal a wan symbol, the torso and face gilt, his serene face detailed with downcast

Lot #: 2

Estimate: €5,000 - €7,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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Two gilt copper alloy Buddhist figures Tibet and Nepal, 14th and 17th...

Property from a French private collection, MonacoTwo gilt copper alloy Buddhist figuresTibet and Nepal, 14th and 17th century the first Tibetan, possibly Manjusri, seated in vajrasana on a lotus base, his right hand in vitarkamudra, the figure inlaid with coloured stones; the second Nepalese

Lot #: 3

Estimate: €3,000 - €5,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A gilt copper alloy seated Buddha Tibet, 14th century | 西藏 十四世紀 鎏金銅合金佛坐像...

A gilt copper alloy seated BuddhaTibet, 14th century seated in vajrasana on a lotus base, the right hand in bhumisparshamudra, the left in dhyanamudra, his serene face set in a meditative expression, detailed with downcast eyes, framed by long pendulous earlobes and a domed usnisha15 cm, 5⅞

Lot #: 4

Estimate: €3,000 - €5,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A gilt bronze seated figure of a scholar Ming dynasty, 17th century | 明十七世紀...

A gilt bronze seated figure of a scholarMing dynasty, 17th century cast seated with his left hand holding a scroll, dressed in a loose robe elaborately hemmed with incised cloud and lingzhi scroll borders, sporting a high cap over his head, his face set in an austere expression, detailed with

Lot #: 5

Estimate: €1,500 - €2,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A large bronze figure of Bhaishajyaguru Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century |...

Property from a French private collection, Rhône-AlpesA large bronze figure of BhaishajyaguruMing dynasty, 15th-16th century seated in vajraparyankasana on a lotus base, wearing a long flowing garment hemmed with a floral border, draping over his shoulder and opening at the chest, the right hand in

Lot #: 6

Estimate: €20,000 - €30,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A large parcel-gilt bronze Buddha on a lotus stand Ming dynasty, 17th...

A large parcel-gilt bronze Buddha on a lotus standMing dynasty, 17th century well cast seated in vajraparyankasana with the hands in dhyanamudra, wearing a long flowing robe and dhoti, open at the chest, the face with a contemplative expression detailed with downcast eyes beneath high arched brows

Lot #: 7

Estimate: €15,000 - €25,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A rare copper alloy figure of Avalokiteshvara Yuan dynasty, 14th century |...

A rare copper alloy figure of AvalokiteshvaraYuan dynasty, 14th century seated in rajalilasna with right leg raised and the left reaching down in a position of royal ease, with the left hand behind supporting his weight and right arm resting on the raised knee, a shawl draped over the left shoulder

Lot #: 8

Estimate: €30,000 - €40,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A rare gilt copper alloy Buddhist figure, probably Ashkobya Buddha Tibet...

Property from a French private collection, Rhône-AlpesA rare gilt copper alloy Buddhist figure, probably Ashkobya BuddhaTibet, 15th-16th century seated in vajrasana on a double lotus pedestal with beaded edges, the hands in bhumisparshamudra, his bare torso richly adorned with elaborate jewellery

Lot #: 9

Estimate: €3,000 - €5,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A rare lacquer gilt wood Buddha Yuan dynasty | 元 漆金木雕佛坐像

Property from a French private collection, Rhône-AlpesA rare lacquer gilt wood BuddhaYuan dynasty carved seated in vajraparyankasana, his face set in a meditative expression surmounted by a high crown, dressed with a long flowing robe with foliate borders draped over the shoulders, opening at the

Lot #: 10

Estimate: €2,600 - €4,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A finely cast gilt copper alloy Sitatara Nepal, 18th century | 尼泊爾 十八世紀...

Property from a French private collection, Rhône-AlpesA finely cast gilt copper alloy SitataraNepal, 18th century the White Tara seated in vajrasana on a double lotus base, wearing bodhisattva ornaments and a five-leaf crown, her right hand in varadamudra, her left hand in vitarkamudra, framed by a

Lot #: 11

Estimate: €3,000 - €4,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A large gilt copper repoussé and copper alloy figure of Green Tara Tibet...

Property from a French private collectionA large gilt copper repoussé and copper alloy figure of Green TaraTibet, 18th century seated in lalitasana on a double lotus pedestal with beaded edges, her left hand in vitarkamudra, her right hand held in prithvimudra, and adorned with bejewelled necklaces

Lot #: 12

Estimate: €8,000 - €12,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A gilt copper alloy Sitatara Tibet, ca. 15th century | 西藏 約十五世紀 鎏金銅合金白度母坐像...

Property from a French private collection, Rhône-AlpesA gilt copper alloy SitataraTibet, ca. 15th century the White Tara seated in vajraparyankasana on a double lotus base, her right hand in varadamudra, her left hand in vitarkamudra, her face set in a meditative expression, flanked by long

Lot #: 13

Estimate: €2,000 - €3,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A gilt copper alloy figure of Shyama Tara Nepal, 19th century, dated 1858|...

Property from a French private collection, Rhône-AlpesA gilt copper alloy figure of Shyama Tara Nepal, 19th century, dated 1858 wearing bodhisattva ornaments and a five-leaf crown, seated in lalitasana on a lotus base and flanked by lotus stems rising above the shoulders, the base inscribed6 cm, 2⅜

Lot #: 14

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A gilt-copper alloy Padmasambhava Tibet, 19th century | 西藏 十九世紀...

Property from a French private collection, Rhône-AlpesA gilt-copper alloy PadmasambhavaTibet, 19th century seated in vajraparyankasana on a lotus throne, wearing the peaked cap adorned with the sun and moon, with pendulous earrings and necklace, with the right hand holding a vajra before the chest

Lot #: 15

Estimate: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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Two gilt-bronze figures of Amitayus Qing dynasty, Qianlong period | 清乾隆...

Two gilt-bronze figures of Amitayus Qing dynasty, Qianlong period each cast seated in vajraparyankasana, the hand held in dhyanamudra, the first raised on a high stand, wearing a simple robe draped over the left shoulder leaving the right exposed, the face with a meditative expression beneath a

Lot #: 16

Estimate: €6,000 - €8,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A gilt-bronze figure of Sitatapatra Qing Dynasty, 18th - 19th century |...

A gilt-bronze figure of SitatapatraQing Dynasty, 18th - 19th century the White Tara seated in vajraparyankasana on a lotus base, her left hand in jalamudra, her face detailed with white enameled eyes and a third eye on her forehead, set in a benevolent expression, flanked by long pendulous earlobes

Lot #: 17

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A large gilt copper repoussé and gilt copper alloy figure of Vajrasattva...

Property from the collection of Alberto Giuganino (1887-1979)A large gilt copper repoussé and gilt copper alloy figure of VajrasattvaTibet, 18th century seated in vajraparyankasana on a sealed lotus base, holding two vajras, the body of copper repoussé and the head and arms of solid gilt copper

Lot #: 18

Estimate: €15,000 - €20,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A lacquer gilt-decorated zitan figure of Sitatapatra Tibet, 17th century |...

A lacquer gilt-decorated zitan figure of SitatapatraTibet, 17th century the White Tara seated in lalitasana on a double lotus pedestal with beaded edges, with the left hand held in vitarkamudra and the right hand held in varadamudra, wearing a dhoti, with bejewelled necklaces around the chest12.2

Lot #: 19

Estimate: €3,000 - €4,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A large gilt bronze figure of Amitayus Qing Dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀...

A large gilt bronze figure of Amitayus Qing Dynasty, 18th century seated in vajraparyankasana on a lotus base, his hands in dhyanamudra, dressed in a fine dhoti draped above one shoulder, covering his legs and falling in pleated folds on the base, his serene face set in a meditative expression

Lot #: 20

Estimate: €10,000 - €15,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A rare nagthang (black-ground) thangka of a wrathful goddess Tibet, 18th...

Property from a European private collectionA rare nagthang (black-ground) thangka of a wrathful goddessTibet, 18th century the black ground (nagthang) thangka depicting a fierce red female deity holding a cutlass (khadja) in her right hand and a skull cup (kapala) filled with blood in the left, her

Lot #: 21

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A nagthang (black-ground) thangka depicting Mahakala Tibet, 18th century |...

Property from a European private collectionA nagthang (black-ground) thangka depicting MahakalaTibet, 18th century the black ground (nagthang) thangka depicting Mahakala with the crescent moon of Shiva in his long matted hair, holding the trident (trishula) in his right hand and a skull cup in the

Lot #: 22

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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An important fragmentary relief head of an attendant Sui dynasty-Tang...

Property from an important French private collectionAn important fragmentary relief head of an attendantSui dynasty-Tang dynasty, ca. 7th century the fragment carved in soft rounded volume with a relief head, the serene face portrayed with a meditative expression, with slender hooded eyes below

Lot #: 23

Estimate: €18,000 - €25,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A huanghuali rounded-corners cabinet, yuanjiao gui Ming dynasty, 17th...

Property from an important French private collectionA huanghuali rounded-corners cabinet, yuanjiao guiMing dynasty, 17th century the rounded projecting four frame members set above the rectangular recessed top panel, joined by four round posts at each corner forming the tapered silhouette, the pair

Lot #: 24

Estimate: €60,000 - €80,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A Huanghuali portable table cabinet, Guanpixian Qing dynasty, 18th century...

Property from an important French private collectionA Huanghuali portable table cabinet, GuanpixianQing dynasty, 18th century of rectangular form, the top panel with a hinge top opening to a shallow tray, surmounting a pair of hinged doors in the front, the interior with six drawers, all supported

Lot #: 25

Estimate: €12,000 - €18,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A cast iron head of a Luohan Song dynasty | 宋 鐵鑄羅漢首

Property from an important French private collectionA cast iron head of a LuohanSong dynasty the figure with a downcast gaze, articulated pupils and lids, with full lips and pendulous earlobes, races of gesso and pigments, metal stand(2)25.8 cm, 10⅛

Lot #: 26

Estimate: €15,000 - €20,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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In the style of Zhao Mengfu Poem in running script | 趙孟頫款 行書書法

Property from an important French private collectionIn the style of Zhao Mengfu Poem in running script ink on paper, bearing signature of SONGXUE DAOREN, and with six seals, framed under glass130 x 54.8 cm, 51¼ by 21½ in.__________________________________________________________________________ Dans

Lot #: 27

Estimate: €8,000 - €12,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A large gilt-bronze figure of Yama Dharmaraja Qing dynasty, 18th century |...

Property from an important French private collectionA large gilt-bronze figure of Yama DharmarajaQing dynasty, 18th century standing in pratyalidhasana with the right and left hands in vajramudra, red hair streaming behind an abbreviated crown, mouth agape and fangs bared with three bulging eyes and

Lot #: 28

Estimate: €20,000 - €30,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A large mottled brown jade nine-tier archaistic cong Ming dynasty or...

Property from an important French private collectionA large mottled brown jade nine-tier archaistic congMing dynasty or earlier of cylindrical form with square projections on four corners, each corner carved with nine registers of stylized mask comprising twin bands of narrow parallel grooves and

Lot #: 29

Estimate: €30,000 - €50,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021

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A hinged huanghuali box and cover Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century |...

Property from an important French private collectionA hinged huanghuali box and coverQing dynasty, 18th-19th century of rectangular form, the front embellished with a lock plate and a ruyi-shaped hasp, the sides flanked by a pair of C-shaped handles, fitted with bail handles with knocking plates35 x

Lot #: 30

Estimate: €7,000 - €10,000

Date: 10 Jun 2021