• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 169

    A bronze altarpiece with twenty-four Jinas

    INDIA, RAJASTHAN OR GUJARAT, 15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A bronze altarpiece with twenty-four Jinas
    India, Rajasthan or Gujarat, 15th century
    Very finely cast with the principal image of a tirthankara on a lion throne over the stepped pedestal with diminutive figures centered by a seated goddess and the deer and chakra below, richly inlaid with copper and silver overall, inscribed on the reverse
    11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in New York before 1999


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Manheim