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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 1266

    A mottled red sandstone figure of Nagaraja

    INDIA, GUPTA PERIOD, CIRCA 5TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A mottled red sandstone figure of Nagaraja
    India, Gupta Period, circa 5th century
    The portly figure wearing a jeweled belt, necklaces and earrings, holding a vase in his hands, the face with full lips and hair in curls backed by snakes
    14½ in. (36.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired before 1987


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections