10th Dec, 2022 11:00

Asian Art Holiday Sale

 
  Lot 34
 

34

A BRONZE FIGURE OF VISHNU, 17TH-18TH CENTURY
十七至十八世紀毗濕奴銅像

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€300
Estimate
€600
 

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Nepal. Standing on a circular disk over an openworked lotus base, the four-armed figure holding a disk and bud in the upper hands, mace and conch in the lower. Wearing an ankle-length dhoti and billowing sash, a floral necklace, belt, and pendant earrings, the face with a third eye crowned by an elaborate tiara and headdress.

Provenance: Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, Germany, 10/11 June 1983, lot 837. Dr. Hans Heumann (1919-2013), acquired from the above and thence by descent within the same family to the present owner. A copy of the original stamped and signed invoice, dated 10/11 June 1983 and stating a purchase price of DM 1,224.75, accompanies this lot.
Condition: Good condition with old wear and casting irregularities, some small nicks and dents, fine naturally grown patina.

Weight: 500.1 g
Dimensions: Height 16.5 cm

Auction result comparison: Compare a closely related but slightly smaller (13.3 cm high) gilt bronze figure of Vishnu, dated c. 17th century, at Christie’s New York in Indian and Southeast Asian Art on 22 March 2011, lot 287, sold for USD 3,500.



十七至十八世紀毗濕奴銅像
尼泊爾。毗溼奴站在鏤空蓮花圓座上,四隻手分別拿著神輪、法螺、蓮花和金剛杵。身著袈裟,係著長飄帶,佩戴花卉項鍊、腰帶和吊墜耳環,臉上可見第三隻眼,頭戴精緻的五葉冠。

來源:德國科隆 Lempertz藝廊,1983年6月10-11日,lot 837。Dr. Hans Heumann (1919-2013) 購於上述收藏并保存在同一家族至今直到現任藏家。隨附一份當年的購買單據複印件,可見日期和印章及簽名以及價格1,224.75馬克。
品相: 品相良好,有舊磨損和鑄造不規則,一些小刻痕和凹痕,自然生長的細膩包漿。

重量:500.1 克
尺寸:高16.5 厘米

拍賣結果比較:一件相近但稍小 (高13.3 厘米)的毗溼奴銅鎏金像,約十七世紀于 紐約佳士得 Indian and Southeast Asian Art 2011年3月22日 lot 287, 售價USD 3,500。

 
 

Nepal. Standing on a circular disk over an openworked lotus base, the four-armed figure holding a disk and bud in the upper hands, mace and conch in the lower. Wearing an ankle-length dhoti and billowing sash, a floral necklace, belt, and pendant earrings, the face with a third eye crowned by an elaborate tiara and headdress.

Provenance: Kunsthaus Lempertz, Cologne, Germany, 10/11 June 1983, lot 837. Dr. Hans Heumann (1919-2013), acquired from the above and thence by descent within the same family to the present owner. A copy of the original stamped and signed invoice, dated 10/11 June 1983 and stating a purchase price of DM 1,224.75, accompanies this lot.
Condition: Good condition with old wear and casting irregularities, some small nicks and dents, fine naturally grown patina.

Weight: 500.1 g
Dimensions: Height 16.5 cm

Auction result comparison: Compare a closely related but slightly smaller (13.3 cm high) gilt bronze figure of Vishnu, dated c. 17th century, at Christie’s New York in Indian and Southeast Asian Art on 22 March 2011, lot 287, sold for USD 3,500.



十七至十八世紀毗濕奴銅像
尼泊爾。毗溼奴站在鏤空蓮花圓座上,四隻手分別拿著神輪、法螺、蓮花和金剛杵。身著袈裟,係著長飄帶,佩戴花卉項鍊、腰帶和吊墜耳環,臉上可見第三隻眼,頭戴精緻的五葉冠。

來源:德國科隆 Lempertz藝廊,1983年6月10-11日,lot 837。Dr. Hans Heumann (1919-2013) 購於上述收藏并保存在同一家族至今直到現任藏家。隨附一份當年的購買單據複印件,可見日期和印章及簽名以及價格1,224.75馬克。
品相: 品相良好,有舊磨損和鑄造不規則,一些小刻痕和凹痕,自然生長的細膩包漿。

重量:500.1 克
尺寸:高16.5 厘米

拍賣結果比較:一件相近但稍小 (高13.3 厘米)的毗溼奴銅鎏金像,約十七世紀于 紐約佳士得 Indian and Southeast Asian Art 2011年3月22日 lot 287, 售價USD 3,500。

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Auction: Asian Art Holiday Sale, 10th Dec, 2022

Reduced Prices!

Just in time for the holidays, we're delighted to present a selection of fine Chinese, Southeast Asian, and Indian art with newly reduced prices. Porcelain, bronzes, sculptures, and jades are among the 274 items on offer. Notable provenances include Hisazo Nagatani, Acher Eskenasy, A & J Speelman Oriental Art, Marchant & Son, Sam Bernstein, and many more.

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