• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 180

    A bronze figure of Parvati

    SOUTH INDIA, LATE VIJAYANAGARA PERIOD, 16TH/17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A bronze figure of Parvati
    South India, late Vijayanagara period, 16th/17th century
    Standing in graceful tribangha on a lotus base over a plinth with lotiform band, her right hand raised in katakamudra with the palm centered by a raised lotus, clad in a dhoti incised with a lotus motif and secured with a festooned belt, adorned with various beaded jewelry, the face with elongated eyes flanked by pendulous earlobes, the curls of hair piled into a tall jatamukuta and backed by a shirashchakra
    41 in. (104.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private Collection, Stockholm, before 1990