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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 398

    A buff sandstone figure of Vishnu

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

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A buff sandstone figure of Vishnu
    India, Rajasthan or Uttar Pradesh, 10th/11th century
    Finely carved with Vishnu standing on a lotus, holding a mace and chakra, clad in a beaded pendant belt and adorned with jewelry and a long beaded garland, his face with delicate features surmounted by a tall crown and backed by an openwork lotus mandala, flanked on either side with numerous attendants
    25¾ x 16½ in. (65.4 x 41.9 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Christie's New York, 17 September 1999, lot 41


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ASIAN COLLECTION