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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 417

    A bronze figure of Sri-Lakshmi

    SOUTH INDIA, LATE CHOLA PERIOD, 13TH/14TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A bronze figure of Sri-Lakshmi
    South India, late Chola period, 13th/14th century
    Elegantly cast standing in sensual tribhanga atop a lotus base over a waisted plinth, her right arm extended and her left raised with a lotus blossom, clad in a long dhoti incised with foliate patterns secured with an elaborate pendant belt, further adorned with beaded jewelry and a breast band, her face with full lips and almond-shaped eyes, her curled hair surmounted by a high stepped lotus headdress and backed by an openwork mandala
    24½ in. (62.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    William H. Wolff, acquired 1986
    Private American Collection, by 1998
    Acquired by present owner in 2001, London


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ASIAN COLLECTION