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    Sale 12168

    Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

    15 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 280

    A bronze shrine with Shiva, Parvati, Ganesha and Skanda

    INDIA, HIMACHAL PRADESH, CIRCA 10TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A bronze shrine with Shiva, Parvati, Ganesha and Skanda
    India, Himachal Pradesh, circa 10th century
    The four-sided shrine over a stepped base, each figure wearing his or her customary robes and jewelry and carrying the identifying implements, flanked by thin columns, the entirety topped by a stepped conical roof
    12½ in. (31.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Nasli M. Heeramaneck Collection, New York, by 1986
    Collection of Simon Digby, United Kingdom, acquired from Sotheby's New York, 7 July 1986, lot 94
    Collection of Guy and Marie-Hélène Weill, New York, acquired in 2011


    Literature

    J. Siudmak, Indian and Himalayan Sculpture and thankas from the collection of the late Simon Digby, March 2011, cat.25


    Exhibited

    Indian and Himalayan Sculpture and thankas from the collection of the late Simon Digby, C.G. Boerner Gallery, London, 19 -27 March 2011