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NEW YORK — Opening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on July 21, the exhibition Tree and Serpent: Early Buddhist Art in India, 200 BCE–400 CE will illuminate how the religious landscape of ancient India was transformed by the Buddhist presence. Featuring more than 125 objects, including major loans from India, the exhibition will consist […]
STANSTED MOUNTFICHET, UK – A 900-year-old bronze figure of a Buddhist deity smashed all expectations to bring £273,000 (about US$343,800) during an Asian art sale at Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers on May 13. The diminutive figure of the four-faced, eight-armed goddess Amoghapasa (a name that means wisdom giver) had been consigned from a private source […]
ASHBURN, Va. – Oakridge Auction Gallery will hold an Asian art & antiques sale on June 12-13, 2021. It will feature more than 500 lots separated into two sessions: Chinese ceramics and works of art on June 12, and Buddhist art and porcelains from private collections on June 13. Both sales commence at 10 am Eastern […]
NEW YORK – Gianguan’s January auction features a collection of Buddhist and devotional art led by magnificent statutes. The marquee item in the Jan. 30 auction is Lot 16, Western Wei, a stone carving of seated Guanyin. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.