• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 899

    A Jain pata of Padmavati as Vidyadevi

    INDIA, GUJURAT, 16TH/17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Jain pata of Padmavati as Vidyadevi
    India, Gujurat, 16th/17th century
    With Padmavati seated within a lotus at center in front of Vidyadevi, her secondary manifestation as a green-skinned goddess with snake body, a red tirthankara in her crown and six additional golden goddesses on either side, the upper half filled with mantras and numerical charts and the lower half a pool of water with fish, lotus and water fowl
    Opaque pigments and gold on textile
    34¼ x 19¼ in. (87 x 49 cm.)


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