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    Sale 12168

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    15 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 288

    A bronze figure of Shiva

    NEPAL, 11TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A bronze figure of Shiva
    Nepal, 11th century
    The four-armed deity seated in rajalalitasana, wearing a short dhoti incised with flowerheads, the face centered by a third eye, the hair in a distinctive high chignon secured by a tiara
    5½ in. (13.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 23 November 1987, lot 92
    Collection of Guy and Marie-Hélène Weill, New York, acquired from Sotheby's, New York, 24 September 1997, lot 34