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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 746

    A green stone relief of Shiva and Parvati

    INDIA, RAJASTHAN OR MADHYA PRADESH, 12TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A green stone relief of Shiva and Parvati
    India, Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, 12th century
    Powerfully and sensuously carved in openwork with the embracing deities standing in elegant tribhanga, wearing multiple beaded necklaces and belts, their hair arranged in intricate chignons, with Nandi and attendants below and Brahma and another deity above
    27¼ in. (69.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Collection of Hans Hesslein, 1970s