Saturday, November 28, 2015

Buddhist art featured in Gianguan Auctions' December 19th sale

Silver Shakyamuni Buddha, Ming Dynasty-- Lot 37 in Gianguan Auctions December 19th sale.
NEW YORK---Buddhist art and Buddhist statues will make a strong showing at Gianguan Auctions' holiday auction on Saturday, December 19. The sale takes place in the gallery's new Manhattan headquarters at 39 W. 56th Street. Properties also include fine Chinese paintings, ancient to modern, and Chinese porcelains. The Buddhist statues and art coming to the podium are rendered in silver, gilt bronze, polychrome porcelain, jade, stone, crystal and gouache. They carry values from $400 to $40,000. Lot 37, for instance, is a silver figure of a Shakyamuni Buddha seated in dhyanasana. [link]