RESULTS: Indian and Southeast Asian Art

New York

Indian and Southeast Asian Art

 New York, 18 September 2013, Sale #2724

[All sold prices include buyer’s premium]

 

131 lots sold

Total: $9,220,750/£5,716,865/€6,823,355

    70% sold by lot

186 lots offered

£0.62= $1 / € 0.74=$1

 75% sold by value

Lot

Description

Estimate ($)

Price Realized

Buyer

224

A Large And Important Bronze Figure Of Parvati, South India, Chola Period, circa 1100.

800,000 –1,200,000

$963,750

£597,525

€713,175

Private

267

A Painting Of Buddha With Scenes From His Life, Tibet, opaque pigments and gold on textile, 14th century.

250,000 – 350,000

$963,750

£597,525

€713,175

Asian Private

256

A Highly Important Group Of Nine Paintings Of The Third Panchen Lama, Tibet, opaque pigments and gold on textile, circa 1770.

600,000 – 800,000

$723,750

£448,725

€535,575

US Trade

204

A Large Gray Schist Figure Of A Bodhisattva Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century.

500,000 – 700,000

$579,750

£359,445

€429,015

Asian Trade

202

A Gray Schist Figure Of Avalokiteshvara, Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century.

200,000 – 300,000

$507,750

£314,805

€375,735

Asian Trade

337

A Rare Black Stone Figure Of Buddha, Tibet, circa 13th century. 

150,000 –  200,000

$315,750

£195,765

€233,655

Asian Private

343

A Gilt Copper Repousse Figure Of Maitreya, Tibet, 17th/18th century. 

60,000 – 80,000

$315,750

£195,765

€233,655

Asian Trade

298

A Gilt Bronze Figure Of Maitreya, Nepal, 14th century. 

100,000 –  150,000

$291,750

£180,885

€215,895

Asian Private

237

A Large And Important Black Stone Stele Of Buddha's Descent From Trayastrimsha Heaven, Northeastern India, Pala period, circa 10th century.

250,000 – 350,000

$279,750

£173,445

€207,015

European Private

217

A Red Sandstone Relief With The Legend Of Savitri And Satyavan , India, Rajasthan Or Madhya Pradesh, 11th century.

250,000 – 350,000

$267,750

£166,005

€198,135

European Private

             

 

Hugo Weihe, International Director, International Specialist, Head of Indian and Southeast Asian Art, commented: “This autumn sale showed continued strength in Himalayan, Gandharan, and Indian art specifically of the Pala and Chola periods. In addition, the robust market for Buddhist art is underscored by new collectors actively bidding from China.”  Sandhya Jain-Patel, Specialist Head of Sale of Indian and Southeast Asian Art, New York, added: “The interest in the classical field was apparent in the packed James Christie auction room and with bids coming from all over the world, signifying the market’s passion for this category year round.”

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Estimates do not include buyer’s premium. Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

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