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Event Date17 March 08:30 AM EDT | Live auction 19562

Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Works of Art

New York
Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Works of Art

Sale Overview

This season’s sale features works from across India, the Himalayas, and Southeast Asia, led by the remaining selection of Gandharan sculptures from an important private Japanese collection, the first half of which was offered in last September’s record-breaking sale, Devotion in Stone. Other highlights include a rare Chola-period bronze figure of the Shaivite saint Sambandar with early provenance, a well-published folio from the dispersed ‘Lambagraon’ Gita Govinda series attributed to the Kangra court artist Purkhu, a 14th-15th century gilt-bronze figure of a Tibetan Lama, and a fine and rare painting of the Buddhist patron, Hvashang.

Auction times
17 Mar 08:30 AM (EDT) Lots 401-460

Our specialist’s selection

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Tristan Bruck

Tristan Bruck

Specialist, Head of Sale | Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art

Tristan Bruck joined Christie’s in 2011, initially working as a specialist in the Indian and Southeast Asian Art department. In 2014, he transitioned to Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, where he focused on sculpture and classical Chinese furniture, before returning to the Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian department in 2018. During his time at Christie’s, he has worked on several important sales of Asian art, including The Sublime and the Beautiful and Masterpieces of Buddhist Art, and iconic private collections such as Masterpieces of Early Tibetan Paintings from the Collection of Heidi and Helmut Neumann, The Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth, and The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller. Prior to joining Christie’s, he worked with contemporary artists at The Pace Gallery in New York. Mr. Bruck holds a Bachelor’s degree in Art History from Wesleyan University and furthered his studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. He holds a Master’s degree in Modern Art, Connoisseurship, and History of the Art Market from Christie’s Education in New York.

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