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    Sale 2271

    Indian and South East Asian Art: Including Highlights from the Star Collection

    20 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1304

    A large folk bronze figure of Durga on a Lion

    INDIA, BENGAL, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A large folk bronze figure of Durga on a Lion
    India, Bengal, 19th century
    The female deity seated sideways on her lion, wearing a skirt and blouse, adorned with multiple jewelry and a high tiara, her lion with bared teeth and wearing a belled collar
    23 1/8 in. (58.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    W. Uhde Collection, Germany, 1978


    Exhibited

    On loan to the Völkerkundemuseum, Heidelberg, 1984-2008