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    Sale 2278

    Highlights from the Star Collection: From India to Indonesia

    20 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1204

    A bronze figure of Marici

    NORTHEASTERN INDIA, PALA PERIOD, 12TH/13TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A bronze figure of Marici
    Northeastern India, Pala Period, 12th/13th century
    Striding in alidhasana over a double-lotus base, wearing a long dhoti secured with a belt and a billowing sash about her shoulders, her six arms carrying various implements, her central face flanked by a sow's head and a male face, the hair piled into a high chignon and secured with a tiara
    3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Alex Biancardi Collection, London, 1970s