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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 762

    A rare bronze figure of Vishnu


    Price Realised  

    A rare bronze figure of Vishnu
    India, Kerala, 17th century
    Crisply cast with the four-armed Vishnu standing on a lotus base, his upper hands holding a conch and chakra and his lower hands resting on a staff and extended in blessing, wearing a dhoti secured with multiple belts and a sacred thread around the torso, the face with elongated eyes and smiling expression, group surmounted with a flaming arch emanating from the mouths of makaras and centered by a floral motif
    11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high

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    Acquired in 1981, New York

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