23 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A buff sandstone figure of a lion
India, Uttar Pradesh, circa 8th century
Well-carved with the lion reclining on his right front paw, his left front paw raised to his open mouth with his tongue extended, tenderly licking his paw, his face with round eyes under arched eyebrows and his mane arranged in coiled tendrils down his back
10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high
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Acquired in New York before 1999
Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Manheim
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