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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 396

    A buff sandstone figure of Ganesha

    INDIA, RAJASTHAN OR UTTAR PRADESH, 10TH/11TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A buff sandstone figure of Ganesha
    India, Rajasthan or Uttar Pradesh, 10th/11th century
    Well-carved in animation with the eight-armed deity dancing, his arms radiating about him holding various implements, clad in a short dhoti with incised patterns and a snake wrapped around his potbelly, further adorned with beaded anklets, bracelets, necklace and headdress, his face with his trunk curled to his left and flanked by his large ears, joined at his feet by two musicians and with a lion to his right
    21 in. (53.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired before 1999, New York


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Manheim