• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 806

    A bronze figure of White Tara

    INDO-CHINESE, PALA REVIVAL STYLE, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A bronze figure of White Tara
    Indo-Chinese, Pala Revival style, 18th century
    Seated in dhyanasana on a double-lotus base over a stepped plinth perforated with lotus, bird and lion motifs, the hands in varada- and vitarkamudras, flanked by flowering lotus blossoms on either side and backed by an elaborate aureola
    10½ in. (26.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Doris Wiener Gallery, New York, 1960s


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a Southern Gentleman