12 Press Releases

Tag: Tibetan

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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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    Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art

    The Khasa Malla kingdom, ruled by the Malla family of Nepal, can be traced back to the 11th century. Although the existence of the Khasa Malla kingdom was long known to historians, its artworks were discovered only during the mid-20th century. The first Khasa Malla artwork was found by researcher…

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    Asian Works of Art

    A.H. Wilkens Auctions & Appraisals’ upcoming Asian Works of Art auction will particularly highlight Chinese jade and porcelain works, ranging from the Yuan dynasty to the Republican period. An 18th-century vessel from the Qing dynasty covered with celadon jade is among the key lots. Designed to resemble a historical bronze…

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    June Collectibles And Fine Art

    Sam Gilliam, an African American artist, introduced draped, painted canvas hangings that lacked stretcher bars in the 1960s. The stained fabric pieces are regarded as a major step in the development of American art. Known as a Lyrical Abstractionist, the artist frequently experiments on draped canvas, adding a sculptural element…

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    International Ethnographic Arts

    Available in the upcoming International Ethnographic Arts sale is a standing Buddha stone statue from the Northern Qi Dynasty. A 15th-century stone-carved qilin will also feature in this Material Culture sale. Seen mostly near entryways and in other noticeable areas, each mythological qilin is said to live for 2,000 years.…

    International Ethnographic Arts Material Culture
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    Asian Online by Stair

    During Japan's Edo Period, merchants and artisans began making more money but were still confined by a strict class system. Many chose to spend their new-found wealth on entertainment. This included ukiyo-e paintings and woodblock prints, which portrayed actors, sumo wrestlers, and erotica. An album of actor portraits in the…

    Asian Online
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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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    California Asian Art Auction

    In the early 18th century, snuff bottles were produced specifically for the emperors of China. These miniature pieces, measuring three and a half inches high, demonstrate the craftsmanship of the Qing dynasty. A complete set of twelve snuff bottles will be available in the upcoming California Asian Art Auction, presented…

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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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    The Fine & Decorative Art Auction

    The Fine & Decorative Art Auction offered by  puts forth a vivid display of fine Chinese antiques from a prominent Texas collector and several other estates. A detailed and historically significant Chinese Ming Tibetan gilt bronze statue of Shakyamuni Buddha seated on a lotus throne, this Bhumyakramana-Mudra is the highest…

    Dallas Auction Gallery
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    Fine & Decorative Asian Art Signature Auction -New York 5443 Day-1

    Asian art is not just made up of ideas or imaginations. It is defined by assimilation of various cultures and stories; of dynasties that ruled; of carvings of Gods. Featuring a collection of such artistry is the 2 day Fine & Decorative Asian Art Signature Auction Heritage Auctions.  The first…

    Heritage Auctions
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    Asian Art Day - 1

    Unveiling lots of fine Asian artistry, Eldred's Auctioneers will host a three-days Summer Asian Auction. The offerings in this curation will be led by pieces carrying over 400 years of history from Kangxi to Yongzheng and Qianlong periods. All categories of Chinese art are well exemplified on the first day…