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Wednesday, May 29, 2024


Auctions - USA & Canada
Asia Week New York

Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

Christie's
20 Rockefeller Center,
New York, USA
Mar 22, 2023


Detail: This season’s sale features a wide selection of works from across India, the Himalayas, and Southeast Asia. The sale is led by a group of Gandharan masterpieces, foremost among them a large, finely carved grey schist figure of Buddha Shakyamuni. Among the selection of Himalayan paintings, highlights include a brilliantly gold-heightened Tibetan painting of Milarepa, an eighteenth-century Imperial Chinese painting of Vajrapani, and a fourteenth-fifteenth-century Nepalese paubha of a Vasudhara mandala. An assortment of Himalayan bronzes will also be presented, including a rare ‘Buddha niche’ plaque from Densatil Monastery and large fifteenth-century Tibetan gilt-bronze figures of Ratnasambhava and Akshobhya. The sale concludes with an impressive collection of Indian court paintings, including a large and attractive folio from Purkhu’s Harivamsa, a seventeenth-century Mughal zenana scene, and an array of striking royal portraits from the Rajput and Deccani states.

Viewing
17 Mar 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
18 Mar 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
19 Mar 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
20 Mar 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
21 Mar 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Phone No.: +1 212 636 2000
Contact Email: [email protected]
Site URL: https://www.christies.com/en/auction/indian-himalayan-and-southeast-asian-works-of-art-21617-nyr/

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