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    Sale 2024

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 353

    A mottle red sandstone relief with Hariti and Panchika

    INDIA, MATHURA, KUSHAN PERIOD, 2ND/3RD CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A mottle red sandstone relief with Hariti and Panchika
    India, Mathura, Kushan period, 2nd/3rd century
    Well-carved with the couple crouched on either side of a low drum, Panchika at left with a club in his right hand and a vase in his left, and Hariti holding a lotus in her right hand and cradling a child in her left, both clad in a short dhoti and adorned with various jewelry, with smiling faces backed by mandorlas, with incised geometric patterns on the wall behind them
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Japanese collection, acquired in the 1990s


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