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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 427

    A bronze figure of Parvati

    SOUTH INDIA, CHOLA PERIOD, 12TH/13TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A bronze figure of Parvati
    South India, Chola period, 12th/13th century
    Finely cast in tribhanga over a circular lotus base, her right hand raised and her left extended along her hip, clad in a long dhoti with incised floral pattern and tied at her waist with a sash falling down the sides of her legs, her upper torso adorned with necklaces and her arms with armlets and bracelets, her smiling face flanked by elongated earlobes and surmounted by a high conical headdress
    13½ in. (34.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired before 1999, New York


    Pre-Lot Text

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