Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Works of Art

Christie's
New York

Date of the auction: 11.09.2019

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A MOTTLED RED SANDSTONE RELIEF OF A COUPLE

A MOTTLED RED SANDSTONE RELIEF OF A COUPLE CENTRAL INDIA, MATHURA, KUSHAN PERIOD, 2ND CENTURY 11 ¼ in. (28.5 cm.) wide Provenance The Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, New York, by repute. The Pan-Asian Collection (Christian Humann), by 1972. Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, New York, by 1982. The

Lot #: 301

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A BUFF SANDSTONE HEAD OF BHAIRAVA

A BUFF SANDSTONE HEAD OF BHAIRAVA INDIA, RAJASTHAN OR MADHYA PRADESH, 9TH-10TH CENTURY 13 ¾ in. (36 cm.) high Provenance The Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, New York. The Pan-Asian Collection (Christian Humann), by 1976. Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, New York, by 1982. The Pan-Asian Collection

Lot #: 304

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA

A BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA THAILAND, SUKHOTHAI STYLE, 16TH CENTURY 17 3/8 in. (44 cm.) high Provenance Acquired from Peng Seng, Bangkok, 1958

Lot #: 309

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A BRONZE FIGURAL LOTUS PETAL FROM A LOTUS MANDALA

A BRONZE FIGURAL LOTUS PETAL FROM A LOTUS MANDALA NORTHEASTERN INDIA OR TIBET, 12TH-13TH CENTURY 3 in. (7.5 cm.) high

Lot #: 310

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A GROUP OF INEBRIATED ASCETICS ON A HILLSIDE

A GROUP OF INEBRIATED ASCETICS ON A HILLSIDE INDIA, MARWAR, 18TH CENTURY Image 11 ¼ x 7 7/8 in. (28.5 x 19.8 cm.); folio 14 3/8 x 10 ¼ in. (36.4 x 26 cm

Lot #: 311

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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AN ILLUSTRATION FROM A BHAGAVATA PURANA SERIES

AN ILLUSTRATION FROM A BHAGAVATA PURANA SERIES ATTRIBUTED TO THE FAMILY OF NAINSUKH, INDIA, GULER OR BASOHLI, CIRCA 1760-1770 Image 11 x 15 in. (27.8 x 38.1 cm.); folio 16 x 12 in. (40.6 x 30.4 cm

Lot #: 314

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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AN ILLUSTRATION FROM A HAMIR HATH SERIES

AN ILLUSTRATION FROM A HAMIR HATH SERIES STYLE OF SAJNU, NORTH INDIA, MANDI, CIRCA 1810-1820 Image 12 3/8 x 17 ½ in. (31.4 x 44.5 cm.); folio 19 7/8 x 14 ¾ in. (50.5 x 37.4 cm

Lot #: 315

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A FOLIO FROM A JAIN MANUSCRIPT

A FOLIO FROM A JAIN MANUSCRIPT WESTERN INDIA, 15TH-16TH CENTURY Image 3 7/8 x 2 ¼ in. (9.7 x 5.8 cm.); folio 4 3/8 x 10 1/8 in. (11 x 25.8 cm

Lot #: 316

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A RARE GREY SCHIST BUDDHAPADA

A RARE GREY SCHIST BUDDHAPADA ANCIENT REGION OF GANDHARA, 2ND-3RD CENTURY 29 ½ in. (74.9 cm.) high Provenance Christie's Amsterdam, 13 April 1999, lot 23

Lot #: 318

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A GREY SCHIST HEAD OF A BODHISATTVA

A GREY SCHIST HEAD OF A BODHISATTVA ANCIENT REGION OF GANDHARA, 2ND-3RD CENTURY Provenance Collection of the Honorable John Edward Bingham of Sussex, England (1904-1992). Sotheby & Co., London, 12 December 1960, lot 62. A. Garebed (1923 – 1958), London. Collection of Denys Miller Sutton (1917-1991

Lot #: 319

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A GREY SCHIST BUDDHAPADA

A GREY SCHIST BUDDHAPADA ANCIENT REGION OF GANDHARA, 2ND-3RD CENTURY 19 ½ (49.5 cm.) high Provenance Sotheby's New York, 20 March 1997, lot 36

Lot #: 321

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A MOTTLED RED SANDSTONE HEAD OF RUDRA

A MOTTLED RED SANDSTONE HEAD OF RUDRA INDIA, GUPTA PERIOD, 6TH-7TH CENTURY 9 ¾ in. (24.8 cm.) high Provenance Peter Marks, New York. Collection of the late Earl Morse (1908-1988), acquired from the above, 9 August 1965; thence by descent

Lot #: 322

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A BRONZE FIGURE OF VISHNU

A BRONZE FIGURE OF VISHNU SOUTH INDIA, TAMIL NADU, VIJAYANAGARA PERIOD, CIRCA 1500 5 ¼ in. (13.5 cm.) high Provenance Acquired in Calcutta, 1992, by repute

Lot #: 330

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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AN IMPORTANT MARBLE FIGURE OF BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI

AN IMPORTANT MARBLE FIGURE OF BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI SRI LANKA, ANURADHAPURA PERIOD, 6TH-7TH CENTURY 29 ½ in. high (74.9 cm.) Provenance Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Phillips; Christie's, New York, 17 September 2003, lot 35

Lot #: 333

Estimate: US$180,000 - US$250,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A BRONZE FIGURE OF VISHNU

A BRONZE FIGURE OF VISHNU KHMER, 10TH-11TH CENTURY 10 7/8 in. (27.2 cm.) high Provenance Frank Caro, New York. Acquired from the above by Richard A. Kebbon, Jr., 10 January 1966

Lot #: 336

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A BUFF SANDSTONE FIGURE OF AN ASCETIC FORM OF SHIVA

A BUFF SANDSTONE FIGURE OF AN ASCETIC FORM OF SHIVA KHMER, ANGKOR WAT STYLE, 12TH-13TH CENTURY 21 ¾ in. (55.3 cm.) high Provenance Sotheby's London, 14 November 1988, lot 37

Lot #: 338

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA

A BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA THAILAND, LOBPURI PERIOD, 13TH CENTURY 17 3/8 in. (44.1 cm.) high Provenance Peng Seng, Bangkok. Acquired from the above by Richard A. Kebbon, Jr., 22 July 1964

Lot #: 339

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI

A BRONZE FIGURE OF BUDDHA SHAKYAMUNI THAILAND, 14TH-15TH CENTURY 17 ¾ in. (45.1 cm.) high Provenance Monogram Gallery, Bangkok. Acquired from the above by Richard A. Kebbon, Jr., 20 July 1964

Lot #: 340

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A BRONZE FIGURE OF BLACK JAMBHALA

A BRONZE FIGURE OF BLACK JAMBHALA TIBET, 13TH CENTURY 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) high Provenance Private German collection, by 1973; thence by descent

Lot #: 341

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A BRONZE FIGURE OF JAMBHALA

A BRONZE FIGURE OF JAMBHALA TIBET, 13TH-14TH CENTURY 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high Provenance Private collection, United Kingdom, 1990s, by repute

Lot #: 343

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A LARGE SILVER- AND COPPER-INLAID BRONZE FIGURE OF SHADAKSHARI AVALOKITESHVARA

A LARGE SILVER- AND COPPER-INLAID BRONZE FIGURE OF SHADAKSHARI AVALOKITESHVARA TIBET, 15TH CENTURY 18 1/8 in. (46 cm.) high Provenance Private collection, Italy, acquired by the family of the present owner circa 1970; thence by descent

Lot #: 345

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A SILVER-INLAID AND POLYCHROMED BRONZE FIGURE OF A SAKYA LAMA, POSSIBLY A...

A SILVER-INLAID AND POLYCHROMED BRONZE FIGURE OF A SAKYA LAMA, POSSIBLY A NGOR MONASTERY ABBOT CENTRAL TIBET, TSANG PROVINCE, 15TH CENTURY 6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high Provenance Acquired in Hong Kong, 1987. by repute

Lot #: 351

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A SILVER- AND COPPER-INLAID FIGURE OF LOWO KENCHEN SONAM LHUNDRUP (CIRCA...

A SILVER- AND COPPER-INLAID FIGURE OF LOWO KENCHEN SONAM LHUNDRUP (CIRCA 1441-1532) CENRAL TIBET, TSANG ATELIER, 16TH CENTURY 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high Provenance Sotheby's New York, 20 November 1994, lot 203. Portraits of the Masters: 108 Bronze Sculptures of the Tibetan Buddhist Lineages; Bonhams

Lot #: 352

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A LARGE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF VAJRADHARA

A LARGE GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF VAJRADHARA TIBET, 14TH-15TH CENTURY 13 5/8 in. ( 34.6 cm.) high Provenance Yan Wing Arts Co., Hong Kong, 1991

Lot #: 353

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF TSONGKHAPA LOBSANG DRAKPA (1357-1419)

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF TSONGKHAPA LOBSANG DRAKPA (1357-1419) TIBET, 16TH CENTURY 7 in. (17.9 cm.) high Provenance The collection of Cheng Huan, SC, Hong Kong, 1990s, by repute

Lot #: 354

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A RARE BRONZE FIGURE OF HVASHANG

A RARE BRONZE FIGURE OF HVASHANG TIBET, 15TH CENTURY 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high Provenance Rossi & Rossi, London, by 2003. Private collection, United Kingdom, by repute

Lot #: 355

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A RARE ZITAN FIGURE OF A TANTRIC SIDDHA

A RARE ZITAN FIGURE OF A TANTRIC SIDDHA TIBET, 17TH CENTURY 14 in. (35.6 cm.) high Provenance Private collection, Hong Kong, acquired in1984

Lot #: 356

Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF VAJRAGHARBA LOKESHVARA

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF VAJRAGHARBA LOKESHVARA TIBET, 15TH CENTURY 8 ¼ in. (20.8 cm.) high Provenance Acquired by the late Sr. Francisco Alarcon de Ponce de Leon (1914-1993) in Caracas, Venezuela, October 1976; thence by descent

Lot #: 358

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF GREEN TARA

A GILT-BRONZE FIGURE OF GREEN TARA TIBET, 15TH-16TH CENTURY 5 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high Provenance The O'Brien Collection of Asian Art, gifted from the Bhutanese royal family, by repute. Bonhams New York, 17 September 2014, lot 27

Lot #: 359

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019

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A FINELY CARVED PRAJNAPARAMITA MANUSCRIPT COVER

A FINELY CARVED PRAJNAPARAMITA MANUSCRIPT COVER TIBET, 14TH CENTURY 17 3/8 x 5 7/8 x 3/4 in. (44.1 x 14.9 x 1.9 cm.) Provenance Acquired in Hong Kong, early 1990s, by repute

Lot #: 362

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 11 Sep 2019