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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 1264

    A mottled red sandstone panel of a couple

    INDIA, MATHURA, 2ND CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A mottled red sandstone panel of a couple
    India, Mathura, 2nd century
    Finely carved, the couple standing each with one arm around the other's shoulders, the other arm at the hip, both with smiling expressions, he dressed in a long pleated dhoti with jewelry and a tall headdress, she adorned with a decorated belt and other jewelry, her hair in braided rows, both in a deep niche with columns at either side
    13 7/8 x 11 3/8 in. (35.3 x 28.8 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Private Collection, America, Before 1998