• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 793

    A Gilt Repousse Panel with Avalokiteshvara

    NEPAL, 16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Gilt Repousse Panel with Avalokiteshvara
    Nepal, 16th Century
    With Avalokiteshvara standing on a lotus blossom at center, another figure riding a mythical creature above and a kinnari below, a beaded flaming border on the right
    10 in. (25.5 cm.) high


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    For an example of a similar beaded flame border and figure at center, see P. Pal, Art of Tibet, 1983, p. 205, cat. no. S17.

    Provenance

    Acquired in San Francisco, late 1990s


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A WEST COAST COLLECTOR