21 Press Releases

Tag: Buddha

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    Abo Gallery and Auctioneer to Offer Chinese Works of Art

    Hand gestures, known as mudras in the Sanskrit language, are a significant element of Buddhist art. Symbolizing different spiritual meanings, hand positions serve as non-verbal forms of self-expression and communication in Buddhism. These are also used in meditation to evoke a specific state of mind. A Chinese gilt Buddha statue…

    A Chinese Detailed Fortune Gilt Religious Buddha Statue
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    Unique Copper Alloy Standing Buddha Statue Headlines at Bonhams

    Bonhams will offer a notable Tibetan standing Buddha statue in its upcoming Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art auction. This gilt-bronze piece depicts the Buddha in a standing position with a raised right hand. His left hand holds the edge of his robe. Many Tibetan images of the Buddha place…

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    Ocean Star Auctions Offers Chinese Fine Art This December

    In Mahayana Buddhism, Samantabhadra Bodhisattva or Universal Virtue is considered to be the Sūtra (string or thread) of meditation and the practice of repentance. Possessing divine powers, the body of the Universal Virtue is described as having infinite size. The second part of the upcoming Christmas Exclusive Chinese Fine Art…

    A Gem Inlaid Gild Bronze Statue of Samantabhadra Bodhisattva
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    1, 2, 3...Sold! Online Only Sale

    Guanyin is a Chinese manifestation of the Avalokiteśvara bodhisattva, a being committed to attaining Buddhahood. Avalokiteśvara embodies the compassion of all Buddhas. Also known as Tara or Jetsun Dölma in Tibet, Avalokiteśvara is a significant figure in Buddhism. One of the noteworthy lots in the upcoming Showplace Antique + Design…

    Assorted Asian Table Articles, Group of 7
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    Japanese and Korean Works of Art

    The word hana in Japanese means flowers. Hana Matsumi is the flower festival observed to celebrate Buddha’s birthday in countries such as Japan and Korea. The celebration falls during springtime when flowers like cherry blossoms are in bloom. Many people take time off of work to relax and enjoy the…

    An Amber Inlaid Boxwood Leverets Ojime
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    Peter Lyon & Harold Mousser Estate Session-2

    Eden Galleries offers a wide array of Asian art and antiques, with a focus on Chinese works of art, in the upcoming sale. Featured is a gilt bronze Manjushri-Ghosha Buddha. In Mahayana Buddhism, Manjushri is believed to have originated in China from Mount Wutai. According to mythology, the diety is…

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    Peter Lyon & Harold Mousser Estate Session-1

    Blue and white ceramics were introduced in Jingdezhen, China during the Tang dynasty. The blue pigment was derived from cobalt ores, imported from the Middle East. At the time, cobalt was a scarce ingredient and was only used in limited amounts. Several pieces of blue and white porcelain are highlighted…

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    July Asian Sale

    Showcased in the upcoming July Asian Sale, offered by WR Auction Gallery, is a Chinese bronze Buddha potentially created in the Qing dynasty. The Qing dynasty was the last imperial dynasty in China, ruling from 1644 to 1912. Chinese Buddhism is one of the country’s oldest foreign religions and balances…

    Chinese porcelain vessel, possibly 19th c.
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    Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art

    In Hinduism, the goddess Parvati is believed to be the deity of love, devotion, and fertility. Mythology suggests that Parvati is an embodiment of the primordial cosmic energy who uses her prowess and power to bring peace to the world. A sculpture of Parvati from South India is highlighted in…

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    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    When sculptor and Pop artist Ernest Trova created his signature humanoid figure, The Falling Man, he told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, "The figure is a personal hypothetical theory on the nature of man. I believe that man is, first of all, an imperfect creature.” In 1969, Pace Editions published a set…

    Ernest Trova (American.1927-2009) Falling Man Manscapes Portfolio
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    Art Of Asia - Antiquity To Present Day

    Historically, the Batak tribe of modern-day Indonesia believed a shaman could harness both white and black magic. Each shaman would craft a staff to channel their abilities. One such staff from the Batak people is highlighted in the upcoming Art of Asia auction, presented by Artemis Gallery. Human and animal…

    Early 20th C. China Miao Silvered Copper Necklace
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    Andrew Jones Will Hold Important Back-to-Back Auctions the Weekend of March 21-22 in Los Angeles

    DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Andrew Jones Auctions’ DTLA Collections & Estates auction on Sunday, March 22nd, will feature a vast selection of market fresh furnishings, decorations and accessories, all enticingly priced.  The sale will be held online and in the gallery at 2221 South Main Street in downtown Los…

    Andrew Jones Late Roman mosaic panel of an urn
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    Paintings, Furniture, Decorative Arts & Fine Rugs

    Early Buddhist writings were based on the Indian cultural concept of a Universal Monarch (Chakravartin). They frequently described the physical appearance of the Buddha with 112 distinguishing characteristics. These features included an oval on the top of the head, three curved horizontal lines on the neck, and a Dharma Wheel…

    Important Tibetan Gilt Bronze Seated Buddha
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    Chinese Antique, Art & Estate

    The upcoming Chinese Antique, Art & Estate Sale presented by Mega International Auctions offers a selection of Chinese fine art, antiques, and collectibles. This sale gathers works by artists such as Charles Levier, Grandma Moses, and Walasse Ting in the fine art category. The featured collectibles include items from the…

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    Fine Japanese, Korean, and SE Asian Art

    The Scanlan Collection presents Fine Japanese, Korean, and Southeast Asian Arts. This assortment features such items as a bronze Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, a bronze Buddha, a Japanese scroll, miniature Satsuma teapot and more.    Featured in the auction is a large, patinated bronze Korean Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara sitting on the back of a…

    Jataka Thangka, Bhutan, 18th/19th Century/AuctionDaily
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    Day Two: The Fine Sale

    The Fine Sale, offered by Stair, includes categories from fine, decorative and Asian art to furniture. At the top of the auction is a painting by distinguished African American painter Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937). This oil painting, dated 1897, features a Cairo scene with a boat carrying several people in…

    Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859-1937)- Cairo
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    Kimono & Japanese Art

    Alexander Murray's personal collection of art and everyday items are available in the upcoming Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers offered event, the Kimono & Japanese Art auction. Kimonos from multiple eras are the most notable items. But despite the auction's name, several lots span over 250 years of Asian history and…

    Japanese Edo Period Men's Figural Silk Kimono
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    Fall 2019 Fine Asian Art & Antiques

    This September the 28th could well be marked as the day for antique lovers and collectors as Fall 2019 Fine Asian Art & Antiques auction takes place in Rockville. China Luban Antique offers 399 items, with Asian art and antiques dominating the collection with 397 lots in the category. Starting…

    Fine Asian Art & Antiques by China Luban Art & Antiques
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    New York City Estate Auction

    Pala was an important dynasty that ruled eastern India, where religious and spiritual awareness was prominent during the 8th - 12th centuries. During the Pala reign, art flourished as it was meticulously detailed and made for worshipping the gods privately. An example of this devotion is an Indian Pala, type…

    Showplace Antique + Design Center
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    Bodies of Infinite Light Featuring an Important Collection of Buddhist Figures Formerly in the Collection of the Chang Foundation

    Sotheby’s upcoming auction, Bodies of Infinite Light Featuring an Important Collection of Buddhist Figures Formerly in the Collection of the Chang Foundation contains pieces spanning the Northern and Southern dynasties to the Qing dynasty.   Of the 30 figures offered in the auction, 20 are from the Chang Foundation and were…